19 Whatcom Co. Businesses Apply To Sell Medical Marijuana

Study: Cannabis and mental illness

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is considering applications from 19 businesses that want to sell medical marijuana in Whatcom County.The Bellingham Herald reports that the board has approved six medical endorsements thus far for existing stores that have a license to sell recreational marijuana.The board began accepting new applications last month. Medical pot Read the full article…

Hundreds Vie For Just 5 NY Medical Marijuana Licenses

The race is on to secure the five licenses to be granted under New York state’s medical marijuana program.

NEW YORK:  The race is on to secure the five licenses to be granted under New York state’s medical marijuana program, which takes effect in January. And the cash-crop lottery could bring in millions for the winners. Statewide revenues will likely total $239 million in 2016 and more than $1.2 billion by 2020, according to Read the full article…

Colorado Preparing To Spend $9 Million On Medical Marijuana Research

Colorado prepares to spend $9 million on MMJ research

COLORADO:  More than a decade after voters here first said marijuana could be medicine, Colorado is preparing to embark on the largest state-funded effort to study the medical benefits of cannabis. Under a bill signed this year by Gov. John Hickenlooper, the state health department will give out about $9 million in grantsin the next Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Applicants Pepper Massachusetts Officials With Questions About Moratoriums In Communities

Madeleine Biondolillo, a director for the state Department of Public Health, left, and Alison Mehlman, deputy general counsel for the department, take questions from people in Somerville about the licensing process for medical marijuana.

MASSACHUSETTS: Prospective medical marijuana developers on Thursday warned that temporary moratoriums in communities are severely limiting their search for sites and the state might need to give applicants some leeway in specifying locations of shops and growing buildings.

Medical Marijuana Applicants Pepper Massachusetts Officials With Questions About Moratoriums In Communities

Madeleine Biondolillo, a director for the state Department of Public Health, left, and Alison Mehlman, deputy general counsel for the department, take questions from people in Somerville about the licensing process for medical marijuana.

MASSACHUSETTS: Prospective medical marijuana developers on Thursday warned that temporary moratoriums in communities are severely limiting their search for sites and the state might need to give applicants some leeway in specifying locations of shops and growing buildings.