A Republican lawmaker wants to make accommodations for Maine children prescribed medical marijuana.
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Law enforcement agencies across Michigan are using excess state revenue from medical marijuana patient and caregiver fees to boost enforcement efforts as the state prepares to license dispensaries and pot businesses in certain communities under a new regulatory system.
LANSING, Mich., Nov. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released two advisory bulletins today to inform and advise potential licensees of the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation’s (BMMR) intention regarding (1) the transition from medical marihuana caregivers and patients to facility license holders and employees and (2) local and state license fees.
HARRISBURG, Penn., Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that more than 6,000 patients and more than 300 caregivers have registered for Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program since the Medical Marijuana Patient and Caregiver Registry launched November 1.
DES MOINES, Iowa, June 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On May 12, 2017, Governor Branstad signed legislation expanding the Medical Cannabidiol Act, first enacted July 1, 2014. Today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) filed emergency rules implementing a portion of the new law.
Medical marijuana caregivers are facing a new limit in the number of plants they’ll be able to grow in 2017.
ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The New York State Department of Health today announced that, based on a statewide needs assessment, it will implement numerous recommendations through new regulations and guidelines to enhance its Medical Marijuana Program.
According to a letter dated July 8, 2016, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services has denied a petition by Dawson Julia, a medical marijuana caregiver, to add “Addiction to Opiates and drugs derived from chemical synthesis” to the state’s list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana.
A battle is brewing in Maine as the Department of Health and Human Services makes a move to exert more control over the state’s medical marijuana caregiver system.
After more than a year of legislative struggle, the Colorado legislature has finally passed a bill aimed at reforming the state’s loosely regulated medical marijuana caregiver system.
On Tuesday, April 15, 2015, the Colorado Senate voted unanimously to approve a bill which would more strictly regulate medical marijuana caregivers.
For years, patients in Montana have been forced to grow their own medical marijuana or travel to nearby states to get their medicine.
In 2013, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled that medical marijuana dispensaries were not protected under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008.
The path to marijuana legalization looks clear in Maine—but is it? Fifteen years ago, Maine voters approved medical marijuana legalization.
When it comes to medical marijuana, one of the toughest challenges facing state regulatory agencies is how to crack down on perceived abuses in the system.
It was years ago now, but I will never forget the day I learned that cannabis is medicine. I was speaking with a beekeeper friend of mine who began to talk about the medicinal qualities of cannabis, which he called a truly amazing plant.
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.
On September 16, 2014, the Colorado Board of Health heard arguments and subsequently voted 6-1 against a proposal to change Colorado’s medical marijuana caregiver laws. For those of you that don’t know what a caregiver is, in Colorado, medical marijuana patients can designate an individual to grow and provide medical marijuana for them; those people are known are caregivers.
On September 16, 2014, the Colorado Board of Health will convene a public hearing on a proposed change to Colorado’s medical marijuana caregiver laws. Under current laws, caregivers are allowed up to five patients; however, if caregivers can get a special waiver, they can serve more.