July 2018

CLOSE Matt Jansen, a delegate to the Republican National Convention and Spring Grove, Pa., school board member, made headlines last year when he criticized a local pastor for wishing a “blessed Ramadan” to area Muslims. Chris Dunn, York Daily Record Buy Photo Matt Jansen, a delegate to the Republican National Convention and York County resident, […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Buckeye Relief LLC has the green light to start growing medical marijuana at its Eastlake facility. The Ohio Department of Commerce awarded a final certificate of operation to the company on Friday after it passed a state inspection. Buckeye Relief is the first large-scale grower to pass inspection and can now begin […]

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Interested in the marijuana business industry? NJ Cannabis Insider is a new premium intelligence briefing that features exclusive weekly content geared toward entrepreneurs, lawyers and realtors. View a sample issue. In the budget passed at the 11th hour last month, state officials penciled in $20 million for marijuana tax revenue this fiscal year, which runs from July […]

Think of it as PayPal for medical marijuana: CanPay, which enables patients to pay for their cannabis prescriptions without carrying cash, is finding success working with all dispensaries in Florida, its first statewide market. The payment app is particularly helpful to patients who need delivery, said a spokeswoman for Trulieve, which operates two dispensaries in […]

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington state in 2012 resulted in a dramatic decrease in the number of people sentenced for cannabis-related felonies, according to an analysis conducted for public radio by the Washington State Caseload Forecast Council.   Between June 2008 and December 2009, the analysis showed, there were 1,312 offenses committed that resulted […]

Shaleen Title says marijuana is her “lifework.” Even on the Cannabis Control Commission, the months-old agency set up to implement and govern the state’s adult-use marijuana industry, that makes her unique. Of the CCC’s five state-appointed commissioners, Title is the only one who actually voted for the 2016 ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana in […]

Out-of-state customers are coming to the Portsmouth, R.I., pot dispensary from places including Massachusetts, Michigan, Florida, California and Virginia. PORTSMOUTH — The medical-marijuana industry in Rhode Island has been marked by constant flux, forcing Greenleaf Compassion Care Center, one of the state’s three medical-marijuana dispensaries, to be flexible. Some of the changes have been to […]

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Flash Point team tackled some of the biggest topics in politics this week. Rep. Jon Echols joined Mike Turpen, Kirk Humphreys and moderator Kevin Ogle to discuss the medical marijuana issue and specifically the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy controversy. The team also talked about the latest ordeal at the the University of Oklahoma, among other subjects. […]