Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Publishes Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers For March 2019

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for March 2019. These numbers include: 28,275 Recommendations 24,556 Registered patients with recommendations 1,947 Patients with Veteran Status 895 Patients with Indigent Status 128 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis 9,855 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by Read the full article…

Ohio Medical Marijuana Sales Figures — March 31, 2010

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OHIO: The following are program sales totals from 1/16/2019 to 3/31/2019: Total Sales: $2,884,096 Amount: 382 lbs Please be advised that this is the last weekly sales update. The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program will now provide sales figures monthly. Patient registration information for March will be posted later this week.

First US Clinical Study Assessing Hemp-Derived Cannabinoid Supplementation In Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury Begins In Colorado

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COLORADO:  The Flowering HOPE Foundation and Clover Leaf University have just announced sponsorship and collaboration on the first US clinical study to be approved to investigate plant-derived cannabinoid supplements in recovery from brain injury.  The study will analyze quantitative EEG brain activity and a cannabinoid-sensitive salivary biomarker in 40 subjects with mild traumatic brain injury and controls who currently Read the full article…

Washington: WSLCB Notice Of Rulemaking – Mandatory Marijuana Signage

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WASHINGTON:  The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board would like your input on the following proposed rules. Following the comment period, the board will hold at least one public hearing before the rules are adopted. Proposed rule making (CR-102)   Mandatory Marijuana Signage Public Hearing/Comment Deadline: April 17, 2019 CR-102 Notice to Stakeholders CR-102 Filed as Read the full article…

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 Medical Marijuana Sales Figures — March 3, 2019

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OHIO:  The following are program sales totals from 1/16/2019 to 3/3/2019: Total sales: $1,520,381 Total volume of product sold: 201 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…

Cresco Labs Opens Third Pittsburgh Area Dispensary

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PENNSYLVANIA: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, has announced the opening of a CY+ dispensary in New Kensington, Pennsylvania. To commemorate the opening, Cresco welcomed Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman to cut the ceremonial ribbon and to speak about the opioid crisis plaguing the state and Cresco’s Read the full article…

CannaTech Tel Aviv 2019 Returns April 1-3, 2019

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ISRAEL: Israel’s CannaTech conference returns to Tel Aviv, the global capital of medical cannabis –  a place where innovative Israeli researchers and scientists, high tech experts and “Start-Up Nation” entrepreneurs have fused their knowledge and skills with other world leaders in the industry to develop cutting edge expertise. The main events will take place at Trask, in the Read the full article…

First Year Of Medical Marijuana Helps 83,000 Pennsylvanians

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PENNSYLVANIA: The Wolf Administration today announced that in its first year the state’s medical marijuana program has helped 83,000 Pennsylvanians access this vital medication, which was dispensed nearly 600,000 times at approved dispensaries across the state. “The first year that the state’s medical marijuana program has been operational tells us that this program is working to 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…