BOSTON, Feb. 26, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has suspended retail sales of all medical marijuana products at Healthy Pharms, Inc., a Registered Marijuana Dispensary (RMD), until further notice.
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OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As California gears up to establish a legal, taxed and tightly regulated system for medical and adult-use cannabis, Alameda County is hosting a Winter Cannabis Summit on Wednesday, December 20th, from 9am- 4pm, at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 1221 Oak St., 5th Floor, Oakland.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – California’s three cannabis licensing authorities announced today the official withdrawal of the medical cannabis regulations that were proposed in late spring by the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control, Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch and Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ –Today the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) launched a health information and education campaign about what’s legal in California and potential health impacts of cannabis use.
With legalized recreational marijuana sales fast approaching, San Francisco is set to create a new Office of Cannabis to handle cannabis permits and complaints and serve as a centralized resource for the public and businesses.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — This week, RCRC, the California State Association of Counties (CSAC), and the Urban Counties of California (UCC) submitted comments on the proposed cannabis regulations from the State licensing agencies.
According to the Medical Marijuana Trust Fund Annual Report, issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for fiscal year 2016, the state collected approximately $7.2 million in revenue from its medical marijuana program.
State health leaders say they have been keeping up with a big jump in applications for new or updated medical marijuana cards.
Just like a puff of smoke, some medical marijuana users will be paying a little less out of pocket.
The Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research, based at Humboldt State University, has launched the HIIMR Medical Cannabis Business Registry to capture data on California’s marijuana industry.
On Nov. 2, 2016, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program announced that the Illinois Department of Public Health had approved applications for a total of 12,000 qualifying patients and recorded approximately $4.1 million in retail medical cannabis sales for the month of October.
With September’s retail medical cannabis sales totaling $3.8 million, a slight increase from August, Illinois has now logged approximately $23.5 million in retail sales since the opening of dispensaries on Nov. 9, 2015.
State health officials are proposing some changes to medical marijuana regulations. The Department of Public Health is recommending the reforms based on what they learned from the first three years of legal medical marijuana in Massachusetts.
On Sept. 7, 2016, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program announced that the Illinois Department of Public Health had approved applications for a total of 10,033 qualifying patients.
The phones at the Georgia Department of Public Health no longer ring off the hook with people calling to find doctors or asking questions about how the state’s medical marijuana registry works.
On July 7, 2016, the Illinois Department of Agriculture announced that the state banked $2.57 million in retail sales for the month of June, which is a slight increase from the $2.3 million in retails sales for May.
On March 28, 2016, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health posted new guidance for patients registering for the state’s Medical Use of Marijuana Program.
On Dec. 2, 2015, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program announced that the Illinois Department of Public Health has approved applications for a total of 3,600 qualifying patients.
On Oct. 7, 2015, the Illinois Department of Health announced that it had approved approximately 3,100 patients for the program.
Massachusetts had put up the caution sign regarding medical marijuana dispensary rollouts, but seems to be lowering it for 2015.
(AP) — Officials say the first approval letters have been sent to Illinois patients who’ve applied to use medical marijuana legally.
How long should it take for a state to roll out its medical marijuana plan? Three months? A year? What about two years? If you live in Massachusetts, you have probably been asking yourself that question for a long time.