Medical Marijuana

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Medical marijuana dispensary workers are expected to announce plans Thursday to unionize. The workers will join the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, which represents grocery workers, food workers, pharmacists and health care workers. “This is the next step in professionalizing and stabilizing this new sector of the health care industry,” […]

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A bill that would allow adults to legally use marijuana for medical purposes, if the drug is prescribed by their doctor, is moving through in the Connecticut Legislature. Members of the General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee voted 35-to-8 in support of the bill Wednesday. This year’s bill proposes a system for licensing […]

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Hours before a key legislative committee is due to vote on bills permitting medical marijuana and repealing the state’s death penalty, a new Quinnipiac University poll finds broad support for the former and deep opposition to the latter. According to the poll, released this morning, Connecticut voters approve of permitted chronically ill patients to use […]

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<!–See more photos in the gallery–> MISSOULA, Mt. — A Montana family is using medical marijuana to save their son’s life. Cash is three-years-old and he’s considered the youngest medical marijuana patient in Montana history. He’s doing okay after two bouts with brain cancer. The toddler takes Hydrocortisone along with Cannabis oil twice a day. […]

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On January 6th 2012, I told you how Arizona’s Child Protective Services was discriminating against me as a medical marijuana patient, but it’s worst than I thought. I hoped the voter passed Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, Arizona Child Protective Services, and DCYF’s own guidelines on medical marijuana would be enough. It wasn’t, I was told […]

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An incredible 68 percent of Connecticut voters support allowing adults to use marijuana for medical purposes if they get a doctor’s recommendation.  According to Quinnipiac polling, only 27 percent of voters in the state oppose the medical marijuana law currently pending before the state legislature. From Quinnipiac: Medical marijuana enjoys remarkably broad support in this […]

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Hours before a key legislative committee is due to vote on bills permitting medical marijuana and repealing the state’s death penalty, a new Quinnipiac University poll finds broad support for the former and deep opposition to the latter. According to the poll, released this morning, Connecticut voters approve of permitted chronically ill patients to use […]

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At its March 19, 2012 meeting, the Ann Arbor city delayed for a second time a resolution that would direct the city attorney, Stephen Postema, to “delay all enforcement activities against medical marijuana dispensaries and cultivation facilities except for claims that they violate Section 5:50.1(3) of the City Code [zoning regulations], until the Council amends […]

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — There’s a push to legalize medical marijuana here in Maryland. Monday night, patients flooded Annapolis, pleading with lawmakers to pass legislation in the state. Meghan McCorkell has more on this controversial issue. Advocates say medical marijuana could improve the lives of Marylanders suffering from chronic conditions, but getting the legislation passed may […]

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Posted: 3:07 PMUpdated: 3:31 PM McKee is winner of ACLU of Maine award From staff reports PORTLAND — Walt McKee is this year’s winner of the ACLU of Maine Foundation’s Justice Louis Scolnik Award. Walt McKee McKee, an attorney in private practice in Augusta, is the chairman of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Legislative […]

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Important Facts And Recommendations by JB Woods © Greenpoint Insurance Advisors, LLC In Colorado, there are probably well over 1,000 medical marijuana businesses occupying retail or warehouse locations throughout the state.  If you own a building with a medical marijuana tenant, it’s imperative your building insurance meet certain conditions and requirements: You must insure your […]

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March 19, 2012 Allen Medical Center “Most of our patients and our staff were really skeptical about doing a reality TV show because they were watching Jersey Shore and The Kardashians,” says Andrew DeAngelo, general manager of Oakland, California’s Harborside Health Center, the largest medical marijuana dispensary in the world. Andrew and his brother, Harborside’s […]

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    WATERBORO – A Waterboro man was arrested last week and charged with marijuana cultivation. John F. Pond, 27, was arrested March 14 by York County Sheriff’s Office deputies, after Deputy Shawn Sanborn received information that a residence in the Lake Arrowhead community smelled heavily of marijuana. Sanborn, who works exclusively in Waterboro, went […]

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