October 10, 2018

Ohio’s new medical marijuana program was set to be fully operational in September, but it was delayed by hiccups with the implementation process. One of the state’s first-to-open, and largest, cultivation facilities is located in Yellow Springs. The Cresco Labs facility Monday celebrated its grand opening. After a ribbon-cutting ceremony, WYSO’s April Laissle went along […]

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma lawmakers on a legislative working group have unanimously approved recommendations for medical marijuana testing standards. The goal of the 11-page proposal is to ensure medical marijuana products sold in dispensaries are safe, said group co-chair Sen. Greg McCortney, R-Ada. “We’re going to test it to make sure it doesn’t have poisons, […]

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Appleton officials are discussing possible support for the legalization of medical marijuana in Wisconsin.(Photo: Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY) APPLETON – The city may be on its way toward supporting efforts to push the state to legalize medical marijuana.  An informational meeting regarding a resolution submitted by Alderwomen Christine Williams and Patti Coenen to support state legislation that would legalize […]

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DELTA, British Columbia — Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about how much weed they could grow there. Years later, it’s no joke. The tomato and pepper plants that once filled some of those greenhouses have been replaced with a new cash crop: […]

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Marijuana legalization is about to have another big election. In November’s midterm elections, voters in Michigan and North Dakota will vote on ballot initiatives that would legalize cannabis for recreational purposes in those states. And voters in Utah and Missouri will vote on medical marijuana. The ballot initiatives could continue momentum for marijuana legalization — […]

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JACKSON, MI – Even if Michigan voters don’t legalize recreational marijuana in the Nov. 6 election, the city of Jackson could be seeing marijuana businesses inside its borders. The prospect of prohibiting recreational marijuana facilities was on the council’s Tuesday, Oct. 9 agenda, but the vote was postponed and the council instead directed the city attorney […]

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Canada is getting ready to legalize recreational marijuana. On October 17, it will be legal for adults in Canada to possess, buy, use and grow cannabis. But each province and territory is allowed to set its own rules around marijuana, so the minimum age to buy, the types of marijuana available and how much people are allowed […]

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Canadians will be able to grow and smoke cannabis when it becomes legal next week, but not if they live in public housing in Elgin County. St. Thomas city council recently approved a new policy prohibiting tenants in 530 public housing units in the city and Elgin County from growing or smoking cannabis in their […]

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys for Tennessee death row inmate Edmund Zagorski on Wednesday asked a federal court to force the state to use the electric chair to execute him, rather than lethal injection. The court battle over his Thursday execution played out over a solemn background in which prison staff and volunteers said the […]

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According to the ordinance, dispensaries cannot operate within 600 feet of schools, libraries, museums, playgrounds, day cares, churches, parks, public pools or other recreational facilities; any type of correctional center, halfway house or rehabilitation center; or another medical marijuana-related store. No other MMBs will be allowed within the city. Local patients must pay $2,000 per […]

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