Ohio Medical Marijuana Sales Figures – March10, 2019

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The following are program sales totals from 1/16/2019 to 3/10/2019: Total Sales: $1,854,900 Total Volume of Product Sold: 245 pounds The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program will provide weekly sales figures through April 1st, after which a monthly report will be made available. Patient registration information will continue to be reported on a monthly basis.

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Announces Number Of Unique Patients Who Purchased Medical Marijuana

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today announced that licensed dispensaries in the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program reported purchases by 5,465 unique patients through Feb. 28, 2019.

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Coshocton

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Ohio Cannabis Company, located at 23024 County Road 621, Ste. 1, Coshocton. For a list of all Dispensary Certificates of Operation, please click here.

Ohio Medical Marijuana Sales Figures – February 24, 2019

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OHIO:  The following are program sales totals from 1/16/2019 to 2/24/2019: Total sales: $1,196,959 Total volume of product sold: 159 pounds The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program will provide weekly sales figures through April 1st after which a monthly report will be made available. Patient registration information will continue to be reported on a monthly Read the full article…

Arizona: Federal Judge Rules Medical Cannabis Patient’s Firing Violated State Law

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The case is Whitmire v. Walmart Stores Incorporated ARIZONA: A private employer acted improperly when it fired a state-registered medical cannabis patient for failing a urinalysis drug screen, a federal judge ruled last week. United States District Judge James A. Teilborg opined that Walmart violated Arizona law by terminating an employee solely for testing positive for the presence of THC metabolites in her Read the full article…

Kaine Introduces Bill To Allow Veterans To Access Medical Marijuana Through The VA

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VIRGINIA: U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Service Committee, joined Senator Brian Schatz to introduce legislation to allow doctors at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to discuss and potentially recommend medical marijuana to veterans in states that have established medical marijuana programs. The bill will create a temporary, five-year Read the full article…

Study: Majority Of Medical Cannabis Patients Are Seeking Pain Relief

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MICHIGAN: Most US patients registered to access medical cannabis cite chronic pain as their primary qualifying condition, according to data published in the journal Health Affairs. Investigators from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor reviewed patient registration data from the majority of states that provide medical cannabis access. (Some states, notably California and Maine, possess voluntary registries and therefore Read the full article…

Patients Frequently Substitute Cannabis For Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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CANADA: Patients authorized to legally use medical cannabis frequently substitute it in place of benzodiazepines, according to a pair of new studies. Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs primarily used for treating anxiety. According to data compiled by the US Centers for Disease Control, benzodiazepines were attributed to over 11,500 overdose deaths in 2017. In the first study, Canadian Read the full article…

Survey: Three Of Four Military Veterans Would Consider Using Medical Cannabis

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NEW YORK: Seventy-five percent of military veterans say that they would consider using either “cannabis or cannabinoid products as a treatment option,” according to member survey data compiled by the group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). The organization represents over 400,000 veterans nationwide. Under existing federal regulations, physicians affiliated with the Department of Veteran Affairs Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In East Liverpool

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to FRX Health, located at 1865 Dresden Ave., East Liverpool. For a list of all Dispensary Certificates of Operation, please click here.