Medical Marijuana

North Dakota has now selected a vendor to perform laboratory services for conducting compliance testing of marijuana and usable marijuana for the Medical Marijuana Program. Keystone State Testing of Pennsylvania will operate in Fargo under the name Dakota State Testing. Tests will be conducted for pesticides, contaminants, solvents, moisture content, as well as TCH and […]

Meanwhile, officials who appeared to be associated with the venture didn’t return messages seeking information about their plans. Donald Kress, a planning coordinator for the city of Fargo, said Friday, May 18, the department verified the facility’s proposed location was allowed under zoning rules during the application process. He said the facility would fit under […]

One of the most controversial issues surrounding medical marijuana is whether or not children should have access to it. While certain states allow pediatricians to recommend cannabis, new dilemmas come to light. For example, should pediatric medical marijuana patients be permitted to take their medication on school grounds? In Illinois, a sixth-grader who depends on […]

A powerful congressional panel voted on Thursday to continue shielding medical marijuana patients and providers who comply with state laws from prosecution by the federal government. Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images While the provision has been federal law since 2014, when it was first attached to legislation that funds the U.S. Department […]

The Illinois General Assembly approved a measure allowing parents to give their kids medicaid marijuana while at school. It’s named after Ashley Surin, an 11 year old girl who suffers from severe epilepsy. Her doctor prescribed her patches with a small amount of cannabis oil on them, which her parents say has been a “golden […]

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teens who watch more medical marijuana ads are more likely to smoke pot themselves, new research indicates. “Our findings suggest that increased exposure to medical marijuana advertising is associated with increased marijuana use and related negative consequences throughout adolescence,” said study lead […]

Acreage Holdings, one of the nation’s largest cannabis cultivation, retail and real estate companies, is collaborating with a south Jersey medicinal marijuana dispensary to open and manage a 100,000-square-foot growing site in Gloucester County, NJ Advance Media has learned.  <![CDATA[]]> Compassionate Care Foundation of Egg Harbor Township also is seeking permission from the state Health […]

CLOSE Take a look inside Columbia Care which is manufacturing medical marijuana in Rochester at Eastman Business Park. (May 14, 2018) Tina MacIntyre-Yee, @tyee23 Buy Photo Casey Berg, is cultivation manager at Columbia Care, which has a dispensary in Rochester and a cultivation and manufacturing plant in a seperate building from the dispensary.(Photo: Tina MacIntyre-Yee/@tyee23/staff […]

A powerful congressional panel voted on Thursday to continue shielding medical marijuana patients and providers who comply with state laws from prosecution by the federal government. Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images While the provision has been federal law since 2014, when it was first attached to legislation that funds the U.S. Department […]

A Florida judge will soon decide if patients approved to use medical marijuana will be allowed to smoke it. Leon County circuit court Judge Karen Gievers heard testimony Wednesday from two women with terminal illnesses challenging the state’s ban on smoking cannabis. Voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2016 allowing the use of medical marijuana. […]

CLOSE Take a look inside the warehouse south of Downtown Des Moines being converted into Iowa’s first legal medical marijuana production facility. Kelsey Kremer/The Register Buy Photo Illustration depicting medical marijuana.(Photo: Mark Marturello/The Register)Buy Photo Iowa could get a second medical marijuana growing facility after all. Eight organizations told state regulators they might seek a license […]