February 2018

SPRINGFIELD — A City Council committee is recommending that a moratorium on retail recreational marijuana stay in effect until Sept. 30, rather than a full year, believing that will give sufficient time to draft and pass local regulations without unnecessary delay. During a meeting Wednesday, several councilors said they believe the shorter moratorium sends a […]

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Henry Schwan hschwan@wickedlocal.com @henrycojo As the state works toward drafting regulations to govern the sale of recreational marijuana, the Concord Board of Health is prepared to present an article at Town Meeting to prohibit non-medical marijuana establishments in Concord. Article 30 was presented at a public forum Wednesday night at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School. The […]

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The chemical compound cannabichromene (Photo courtesy of Cacycle at Wikimedia Commons) CBC, or cannabichromene, is one of the main cannabinoids found in marijuana. Like many of the other cannabinoids we have explored CBC is none-psychoactive and has many medicinal properties. One of the lesser known cannabinoids, CBC starts off the same as CBD or THC, […]

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IRVINE, CA , Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, announces that the Company’s research team is expanding the scope of its current cancer research to include Leukemia. “As we gain increasing clarity of how cannabinoids work we will influence […]

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Ohio has joined 29 states and the District of Columbia to legalize the use of medical marijuana. Defense attorney John Saia said medical marijuana, prescribed to relieve pain and nausea, could lead to legal headaches on Ohio’s road. Saia said Ohio currently measures marijuana metabolite concentration in a driver’s urine or blood to determine whether […]

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EDWARDSVILLE — The first medical marijuana dispensary in Luzerne County was given its license and permit on Wednesday. Newswatch 16 got an inside look at Justice Grown Pennsylvania in Edwardsville. The place was given a license and permit for the first medical marijuana dispensary in Luzerne County. “Elated, relieved, really excited to be able to […]

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Gov. Paul LePage has agreed to delay implementation of controversial new medical marijuana rules. The rules, scheduled to go into effect Thursday, would have allowed surprise inspection of caregiver operations and closed regulatory loopholes that permitted marijuana processors to make and sell infused edibles, tinctures and lotions. But LePage agreed to put the new rules […]

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