May 17, 2018

Acreage Holdings, one of the nation’s largest cannabis cultivation, retail and real estate companies, is collaborating with a south Jersey medicinal marijuana dispensary to open and manage a 100,000-square-foot growing site in Gloucester County, NJ Advance Media has learned.  <![CDATA[]]> Compassionate Care Foundation of Egg Harbor Township also is seeking permission from the state Health […]

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teens who watch more medical marijuana ads are more likely to smoke pot themselves, new research indicates. “Our findings suggest that increased exposure to medical marijuana advertising is associated with increased marijuana use and related negative consequences throughout adolescence,” said study lead […]

CLOSE Take a look inside Columbia Care which is manufacturing medical marijuana in Rochester at Eastman Business Park. (May 14, 2018) Tina MacIntyre-Yee, @tyee23 Buy Photo Casey Berg, is cultivation manager at Columbia Care, which has a dispensary in Rochester and a cultivation and manufacturing plant in a seperate building from the dispensary.(Photo: Tina MacIntyre-Yee/@tyee23/staff […]

A powerful congressional panel voted on Thursday to continue shielding medical marijuana patients and providers who comply with state laws from prosecution by the federal government. Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images While the provision has been federal law since 2014, when it was first attached to legislation that funds the U.S. Department […]

Facing strong criticism from black leaders, Cynthia Nixon on Thursday said she would no longer refer to “reparations” in her push to legalize marijuana. “I’m not going to use that word anymore,” Nixon told The Post during a subway campaign stop in Brooklyn. While backtracking on using the term, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate said she […]

By League of Women Voters of Brooklinebrookline@wickedlocal.com In November 2016, Brookline residents voted (60 percent in favor) to legalize recreational marijuana, including retail sales, manufacturing, cultivation and lab testing. Cities and towns are developing local criteria for recreational marijuana in compliance with state law, regulations and oversight by the Cannabis Control Commission. The state law […]

A Florida judge will soon decide if patients approved to use medical marijuana will be allowed to smoke it. Leon County circuit court Judge Karen Gievers heard testimony Wednesday from two women with terminal illnesses challenging the state’s ban on smoking cannabis. Voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2016 allowing the use of medical marijuana. […]