July 2018

Moratorium expires January 2019, possibly clearing the way for pot shops The future of adult-use marijuana sales in Melrose remains unclear, but if a recreational pot shop does eventually open, the city will likely get its cut. The Board of Aldermen is moving toward adopting a local excise tax of 3 percent on all recreational […]

Synthetic cannabinoid use is on the rise, especially in young people, and emergency departments across the country are seeing a spike in admissions for serious and sometimes life-threatening side effects from these drugs. What are synthetic cannabinoids? Synthetic cannabinoids, also known as “fake weed,” are man-made recreational drugs that mimic the mind-altering effects of marijuana. […]

CLOSE When will medical marijuana in Ohio be available? Will I need a prescription? Can I use it for recreation? Marilyn Icsman/The Enquirer A man holding a lit cannabis joint in his outstretched fingertips.(Photo: Getty Images) The launch of Ohio’s medical marijuana patient registry has been put on hold because of unexpected delays in bringing […]

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. A new proposal would remove a hard limit on the number of pot shops allowed in the state should legislators choose to legalize weed. While New Jersey has […]

Tetra Bio-Pharma has announced an agreement with Storz Bickel to use a specialty medical device known as the Mighty Medic in the development of its investigational PPP001 therapy for pain relief in patients with fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions. Mighty Medic is a Health Canada-approved portable herbal vaporizer for the use of cannabis. PPP001 — […]