Marijuana Business

Pennsylvania: First Medical Cannabis Grower/Processor To Begin Production

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today approved Cresco Yeltrah to begin growing and processing medical marijuana at its Jefferson County location, making it the first facility to be deemed fully operational in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program. “Every day we hear from patients who are desperately waiting for medical marijuana to help […]

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Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Expert Ethan Russo Joins Center Of Excellence

International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI) welcomes Ethan Russo, MD as the new Director of Research and Development. ICCI is the first-ever international Center of Excellence for the advancement of cannabis and cannabinoid treatments located in the Czech Republic. ICCI identifies, coordinates, and supports global research priorities for the advancement […]

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Medical Marijuana

Michigan Governor Makes Appointments To Marijuana Advisory Panel

Gov. Rick Snyder announced initial appointments to the Marihuana Advisory Panel established by the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act. Housed within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the 17-member Panel was created to make recommendations to the Department and to the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board concerning the administration, implementation, […]

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Cannabis Activism

Oregon Medical Marijuana Program Lives But Needs Changes

“The OMMP is dead.” “Wrong. Long live the OMMP!” If you are a member of the Oregon cannabis community, you have most likely heard people say, or post on social media, that the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) is dead. While some unnecessary laws and regulations have hurt the ability […]

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Medical Marijuana

Missouri Medical Cannabis Campaign: Harper’s Story

I received the following message from the New Approach Missouri medical cannabis campaign: Hello, my name is Candace. I am writing today to urge you on behalf of my son Harper to support New Approach Missouri’s medical cannabis initiative. Harper was born with Ohtahara Syndrome. This is a very rare […]

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Cannabis Activism

Missouri: Support Jeff Mizanskey’s Team

Jeff Mizanskey served over two decades in prison in Missouri after he was sentenced to life in prison for cannabis only offenses. Fortunately, Jeff has been out for awhile now, and has been a passionate cannabis activist since his release. A crowd funding effort is underway, led by Jeff, which […]

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Medical Marijuana

Michigan: MMFLA News And Update

Information is developing weekly in the quest to build Michigan’s new medical marijuana business program. In a press release issued yesterday the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), which oversees the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR), announced that their offices and Franwell Inc will be conducting a series of […]

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Medical Marijuana

D.C. Bill Would Expand Access To Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

I received the following e-mail alert, which is good news for D.C. if it becomes law: Councilmember David Grosso (I, at large) has introduced a bill, B22-0446, that would allow anyone 21 and over to access a dispensary if they provide a signed affidavit that they are using marijuana for […]