Medical Marijuana

Rotunda Rumblings More marijuana delays: Ohio’s medical marijuana rollout continues to have administrative hiccups that could further delay the program, writes cleveland.com’s Jackie Borchardt. The patient registry won’t go live this month, as planned, because of patient protection language in state law, and fewer than 40 of the 104 applicants for a product manufacturer license met […]

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One of Florida’s largest medical marijuana treatment centers says it’s resumed processing cannabis after meeting a food-safety inspection deadline. Surterra spokeswoman Kim Hawkes said in a statement Friday that Surterra’s third-party inspections have been completed, and the company has received the required Good Manufacturing Practice certification. The Miami Herald reported Thursday […]

A new smartphone app aims to connect medical marijuana patients with advice on getting the most of their prescription, through a growing database of knowledge fed by artificial intelligence.  The CannaBot is being announced Friday by the suburban Philadelphia biotechnology and pharmaceutical company Affinity Bio Partners, said CEO Christina DiArcangelo Puller. The system starts out with […]

It was a popular tool while it lasted, but the system that automatically tracked medical marijuana use for dispensaries and consumers in real time has been temporarily turned off. “The system was just overwhelmed,” said Jennifer White, spokeswoman for the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission. To insure the consumers remain below their legal allotments, dispensaries now […]

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Gov. Mary Fallin urges board to rescind last-minute changes to medical marijuana emergency rules Still illegal: 10 things medical marijuana patients would not be allowed to do under SQ788 Marijuana in Oklahoma: Complete coverage at tulsaworld.com/marijuana ‘I’m so sorry’: Health department attorney confessed to faking threats about marijuana rules, OSBI says …read more at https://www.tulsaworld.com/news/marijuana/medical-marijuana-read-the-emergency-rules-oklahoma-s-attorney-general/article_247496d6-0b18-52a3-9748-86096f1479e9.html

Surterra, one of the state’s largest medical marijuana treatment centers, has been forced to stop processing cannabis — halting its production of new items — after it failed to meet a food safety inspection deadline in a little-noticed provision of state law last week. The requirement, which mandates that medical marijuana treatment centers complete third-party inspections in […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State regulators have awarded a medical marijuana grow license to a company that appealed the state’s initial decision to reject its application. Pure OH LLC, which plans to build a small-scale cultivation facility in East Palestine, will receive a provisional license, the Ohio Department of Commerce announced Thursday. It is the second license awarded above the […]

A joint committee of state lawmakers reluctantly approved another $13.3 million in funding for the state office regulating medical marijuana Thursday, despite being frustrated by delays in implementing the bill that broadly legalized the drug for medical use last summer. The request from the Office of Medical Marijuana Use, made less than a month after […]

The first seven medical marijuana licenses were granted to marijuana business in Michigan last week. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs approved four growing licenses, one transporter, one processing center, and one provisioning center. No licenses were given to marijuana testing facilities. This is significant because new regulations passed by the state in 2016 […]

The first seven medical marijuana licenses were granted to marijuana business in Michigan last week. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs approved four growing licenses, one transporter, one processing center, and one provisioning center. No licenses were given to marijuana testing facilities. This is significant because new regulations passed by the state in 2016 […]

Surterra, one of the state’s largest medical marijuana treatment centers, has been forced to stop processing cannabis — halting its production of new items — after it failed to meet a food safety inspection deadline in a little-noticed provision of state law last week. The requirement, which mandates that medical marijuana treatment centers complete third-party […]