May 21, 2018

The Anne Arundel County Council unanimously voted Monday night to strengthen special requirements for medical marijuana developments, a move that will make it even harder for developers to find sites but will appease residents who have been frustrated with project approvals they view in defiance of county rules. The bill prohibits granting variances on special […]

State officials will announce on Wednesday where dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries will be located across Ohio. The Board of Pharmacy at a special meeting this week is expected to name up to 56 dispensary licensees in 28 geographic districts. The state received 376 dispensary applications. Related: Sept 9 deadline to start Ohio medical marijuana program […]

Alex Leary Alex Leary is the Washington bureau chief for the Tampa Bay Times. He previously worked in the Times’ state capital bureau, and before that covered local politics, environmental issues and law enforcement. His career in journalism began at the Valley News in New Hampshire. Phone: (202) 306-4807   @LearyReports   [email protected] …read more at http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/05/21/trump-ally-matt-gaetz-makes-a-push-for-medical-marijuana/

The demand for medical marijuana in Germany has skyrocketed since it was legalised in March last year, placing a greater burden on the country’s health insurance providers to cover the cost of prescriptions. A new report published by German health insurance company Techniker-Krankenkasse, or TK, and the University of Bremen found that as of February […]

North Dakota has chosen a Pennsylvania-based company to perform laboratory testing for the state’s medical marijuana program. The Health Department says Keystone State Testing is expected to set up shop in Fargo and will operate as Dakota State Testing. State Medical Marijuana Director Jason Wahl says the lab will ensure medical marijuana dispensed in North […]

Alex Leary Alex Leary is the Washington bureau chief for the Tampa Bay Times. He previously worked in the Times’ state capital bureau, and before that covered local politics, environmental issues and law enforcement. His career in journalism began at the Valley News in New Hampshire. Phone: (202) 306-4807   @LearyReports   [email protected] …read more at http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/05/21/trump-ally-matt-gaetz-makes-a-push-for-medical-marijuana/