March 2018

Joanna Tzouvelis jtzouvelis@wickedlocal.com @citizenherald Welcome to Leonard Street in Belmont Center, where you’ll find a variety of upscale clothing boutiques, jewelry stores, a chocolate and candy shop, three wine and beer stores, a full service supermarket, bookstore and pot shop. Wait a minute. Did someone say, “pot shop?” That’s right, isn’t it great? Now recreational […]

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Shutterstock Illinois public health authorities have warned healthcare workers and school nurses and administrators to be on the lookout for students and patients with unexplained bleeding. The culprit appears to be so-called synthetic marijuana products sold in Chicago, Peoria and their surrounding communities. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has reported a total of […]

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State and local health officials have issued a warning about a synthetic pot in Illinois that has caused users to experience severe bleeding. On Friday, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported that 32 people in the past few weeks visited emergency rooms with severe bleeding after using a synthetic cannabinoid product. That’s up from […]

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Police put a dent in the operations of a major supplier in Chicago. Authorities confiscated more than 400 pounds of marijuana worth more than three million dollars. Police busted the pot supplier in Skokie. It started with police investigating drug sales on the North Side. Seven guns and cash were also confiscated. …read […]

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Grassroots Medicine Wellness Center is slated to open in Wynwood on May 1 at 2328 N. Miami Avenue, and it’s touted as the neighborhood’s first medicinal marijuana clinic. The wellness center is set to focus on cannabis evaluations, nutrition counseling, and alternative medicines. It’s from an entrepreneur who was once a Buffalo Bills linebacker and […]

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Whenever Graham Moomaw posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. …read more at http://www.richmond.com/news/virginia/government-politics/no-virginia-didn-t-legalize-medical-marijuana-but-supporters-say/article_0a3800e9-f8c5-5271-bf50-f9448bd1e3c8.html

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The U.S. cannabis movement has a not-so-secret weapon: world-famous travel expert Rick Steves. The mild-mannered guidebook author and host of “Rick Steves’ Europe” on PBS has campaigned for initiatives in his home state of Washington as well as Oregon and Colorado, taking pains to point out that he is not pro-pot, but anti-prohibition. He believes […]

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A lot of money and effort is being exerted to convince Oklahoma voters to legalize medical marijuana with a vote on June 26. Another group, New Health Solutions Oklahoma, has formed in Oklahoma City to push for passage of State Question 788 and to influence the ensuing controlling legislation should it pass. House Bill 3468, […]

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As a state commission on the issue meets again, we look at the debate in New Hampshire. We also talk to reporters from Maine and Massachusetts about how marijuana legalization is playing out in their states.  GUESTS: Dan Tuohy – Digital engagement producer for NHPR.  Colin Young – Massachusetts State House reporter for State House News.  Steve Mistler  […]

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