May 2018

Erin Jordan The Gazette Study: Iowa’s share of nitrate to Mississippi, Missouri rivers disproportionate to water flow Iowa City has new food waste bins Former Tama day care director faces felony charges after audit identifies thefts Belle Plaine train fatalities ruled murder-suicide Triathlon coaching now focus of former University of Iowa rowing coach All articles […]

The battle over whether Florida patients should be able to smoke medical marijuana continues to flare. After a Leon County circuit judge ruled last week that smokable marijuana is allowed under a 2016 constitutional amendment, plaintiffs in the case are asking her to lift a stay…read more at https://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2018/05/31/florida-patients-ask-judge-to-lift-stay-in-medical-marijuana-smoking-case

PUTNAM COUNTY — “We’re in the midst of trying to change our relationship with our culture’s most widely used illicit drug,” says Allison Sharer of Working Partners, a consulting firm that provides assistance crafting corporate policies and providing training on a wide range of issues. Sharer’s audience consists of roughly 40 professionals, representing a number […]

Steve Contorno Steve Contorno reports on the 2018 elections for the Tampa Bay Times. He previously covered Hillsborough County government for the Times and worked for PolitiFact. Prior to joining the newspaper in 2013, he wrote about Congress and Virginia politics for the Washington Examiner as well as state and local government for the Green […]

CLOSE As Michigan begins licensing medical marijuana businesses, there will be a need for hundreds, even thousands of workers in dispensaries. Wochit A marijuana leaf.(Photo: Dreamstime/TNS) MACKINAC ISLAND — From being adamantly opposed to cannabis to  becoming an advisor to one of the country’s leading marijuana companies, former U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner weighed in […]

CLOSE As Michigan begins licensing medical marijuana businesses, there will be a need for hundreds, even thousands of workers in dispensaries. Wochit A marijuana leaf.(Photo: Dreamstime/TNS) MACKINAC ISLAND — From being adamantly opposed to cannabis to  becoming an advisor to one of the country’s leading marijuana companies, former U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner weighed in […]

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. – Worried that Michigan voters might legalize recreational marijuana this fall, some Republican lawmakers think they have a way to apply the brakes: pass it themselves first to make it easier to change later. To…read more at https://www.clickondetroit.com/michigan-elections/recreational-pot-measure-likely-headed-to-michigan-november-ballot

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. – Worried that Michigan voters might legalize recreational marijuana this fall, some Republican lawmakers think they have a way to apply the brakes: pass it themselves first to make it easier to change later. To…read more at https://www.clickondetroit.com/michigan-elections/recreational-pot-measure-likely-headed-to-michigan-november-ballot

During Smith’s presentation, titled Cannabinoid Chromatography: Precision, Accuracy and the Industrialization of Potency Analysis, he will discuss the evolution of cannabinoid potency measurement and the power of data to provide insight into the intrinsic and extrinsic variability in cannabinoid measurements within the cannabis supply chain. Dr. Smith’s presentation will take place on Wednesday, June 6, […]

CLOSE As Michigan begins licensing medical marijuana businesses, there will be a need for hundreds, even thousands of workers in dispensaries. Wochit Cannabis leaves of a plant(Photo: Yarygin, Getty Images/iStockphoto) The 215 medical marijuana businesses that have been operating under state-approved emergency rules, but which faced a June 15 deadline to get a license or be shut […]

According to data provided by Oristep Consulting, the global medical cannabis market in 2016 was valued at $12.67 billion and is projected to reach $33.41 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 17.53% during the forecast period. Numerous scientific studies of the cannabinoid chemical have resulted in two FDA-approved medications in a pill form. The […]