October 2018

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — A mayor on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast hosted a weekend event to collect signatures for an effort to legalize medical marijuana. WLOX-TV reports that Ocean Springs Mayor Shea Dobson hosted Saturday’s gathering at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center to support the petition drive for the Medical Marijuana 2020 campaign. For a […]

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FAIRFAX, Okla. (AP) — The operator of one of Oklahoma’s first medical marijuana businesses says he’s selling all of the seedlings he can produce. Scott Huffman owns Wild Herb LLC in Fairfax, about 89 miles (143 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. Huffman says the business produces about 40 marijuana seedlings a week and planned to […]

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The question of how much to tax medical marijuana is one of the key differences among the three proposals voters will be choosing from in November. All three ballot initiatives would levy a tax on medical marijuana. Proposition C would set the tax at 2 percent, New Approach Missouri’s Amendment 2 would tax its product […]

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A California company that specializes in greenhouses for marijuana growing is expected to have a presence at a business park in Windsor Township, Michigan.(Photo: Associated Press) Michigan voters approved the use of medical marijuana through a ballot initiative in 2008. Ten years later, voters will decide via another ballot initiative Nov. 6 whether recreational marijuana […]

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Using cannabinoids to treat the symptoms of multiple sclerosis is controversial. This week, JAMA Network Open has published a systematic review and meta-analysis that might help settle the debate. Do cannabinoids reduce MS symptoms? A new analysis investigates. Multiple sclerosis (MS) involves an autoimmune response, in which a person’s immune system attacks the myelin sheaths […]

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Heated debate over medical marijuana regulations in Warren has grown hotter, with two officials complaining lobbyists are trying to influence the outcome and turn the city into a pot “mecca.” The City Council recently delayed its decision on whether to override another veto by Mayor James Fouts involving the city’s medical marijuana facilities ordinance. That […]

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