Marijuana Dispensaries Sprout Despite Uncertainties

About 30 dispensaries are currently operate in Lansing although there are no guidelines or licensing procedure.

MICHIGAN:  Steve Green, 37, is a medical marijuana patient with a particular distinction. Green has visited about 30 dispensaries currently open in Lansing and often jokes it only takes “two jars of pot and a lease” to get a local business started. “There are no guidelines; there’s no licensing procedure,” said Green, a Michigan medical Read the full article…

California Wildfires Burning Part Of Medical Marijuana Industry

Several Bay Area medical marijuana dispensaries say wildfires around California are hurting their industry.

CALIFORNIA:  It’s a different kind of smoke than they’re used to. Several Bay Area medical marijuana dispensaries say wildfires around California are hurting their industry. They claim cannabis plants are growing around some of state’s fires, especially the Rocky Fire near Clear Lake. By Wednesday night, the Rocky Fire burned 69,600 acres and destroyed 43 homes. Read the full article…

US Virgin Islands: The Next Medical Cannabis Destination

This week Senator Terrance 'Positive' Nelson was back with other legislators for a second visit in recent months as he writes medical marijuana laws for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

WASHINGTON:  This week lawmakers from around the country are in Seattle for the National Conference of State Legislatures. While here, Senator Terrance ‘Positive’ Nelson was back for a second visit in recent months on a fact finding mission as he writes medical marijuana laws for the U.S. Virgin Islands. Acting as a tour guide, Mike West Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Goes On Sale In Sparks With Opening Of State’s First Dispensary

MARIJUANA AND MONEY

NEVADA:  Nevada residents racked with pains and disorders have another option to costly pharmaceutical drugs and procedures: a legal dose of marijuana. Patients filled the lobby last Friday for the opening of Silver State Relief, a new clinic on east Greg Street in Sparks that specializes in selling medical marijuana. Smoking marijuana for fun is Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Coming to Boston

Boston’s first medical marijuana dispensary has had their location approved by the Zoning Board of Appeals.

WASHINGTON:  “We will be good neighbors.” After two years of bitter controversy over a proposal for Boston’s first medical marijuana dispensary, that’s the promise Patriot Care executive vice president Dennis Kunian made Tuesday – hours after the Zoning Board of Appeals approved their bid to use an ex-bank branch at 21 Milk Street. The location Read the full article…

Winnipeg Police Arrest Owner And Patient At Medical Marijuana Dispensary

the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary on Main Street, has been arrested, along with his wife and a patient who was using the dispensary.

CANADA:  Glenn Price, the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary on Main Street, has been arrested, along with his wife and a patient who was using the dispensary. The trio were arrested Tuesday morning, according to a staff member at Your Medical Cannabis Headquarters. William Bell, the caretaker for the business, cleaning a bong when Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Plan In The South Bronx Stirs Anxiety And Hope

Hunts Point in the South Bronx is set to be the site of one of New York City’s first medical marijuana dispensaries.

NEW YORK:  The Hunts Point neighborhood in the South Bronx has struggled to clean up its act for years. Prostitution is still a problem, but it is far less prevalent, residents say, than it once was. A couple of years ago, community leaders and residents helped derail the opening of a strip club. The neighborhood Read the full article…

1st Legal Medical Pot Sold In Nevada 15 Years After Approval

Medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in Sparks.

NEVADA:  Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside Silver State Read the full article…

Person Arrested After Police Discover Butane Hash Oil Lab At Puyallup Marijuana Shop

Now under a new state law, “gray market” marijuana providers must get state retail licenses or close their doors.

WASHINGTON:  Puyallup police officers made one arrest Tuesday after discovering a butane hash oil lab at Northwest Best marijuana shop. The lab was spotted by officers from the police department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit. The officers were at the business located in the 1100 block of River Road NW to serve a cease and desist Read the full article…

Price Hike Adds To Sticker Shock For Medical Marijuana

One of Minnesota's medical marijuana manufacturers has raised its prices substantially after less than a month in business, adding to a cost that many patients are already struggling to cover.

MINNESOTA:  One of Minnesota’s medical marijuana manufacturers has raised its prices substantially after less than a month in business, adding to a cost that many patients are already struggling to cover. Dr. Kyle Kingsley of Minnesota Medical Solutions told the Associated Press Thursday that the company raised prices on its pills, vapors and liquids by Read the full article…