“Starbucks of marijuana” Denver dispensary chain expanding to Telluride

Published: Jul 3, 2017, 7:19 am • Updated: Jul 3, 2017, 10:51 am By The Summit Daily TELLURIDE, Colo. — A new business called Green Dragon has been granted a license to sell recreational cannabis in Telluride. The four existing cannabis stores in Telluride aren’t doing cartwheels of joy. The…

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Iowa Senate committee proposes expanding CBD oil conditions list

Published: Apr 14, 2017, 8:12 am • Updated: Apr 14, 2017, 11:47 am By The Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa Senate Republicans are showing support for legislation that would expand a state medical marijuana oil program, but it appears to lack support in the House. The Senate Appropriations…

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Georgia moves forward on decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana, expanding medical cannabis

Published: Feb 28, 2017, 11:53 am • Updated: Feb 28, 2017, 11:53 am By The Associated Press ATLANTA — A Senate panel in the Georgia General Assembly has approved legislation that would reduce the punishment for possessing small amounts of marijuana. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance the…

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Vermont Governor Shumlin Signs Bill Expanding Medical Marijuana Access

Good news out of Vermont today. See the legislative alert that I received below: Vermont’s medical marijuana program took an important step forward today when Gov. Peter Shumlin signed S. 14, a bill that will make it possible for more patients to qualify for the medical marijuana program. “At a…

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Illinois Patients Provide Powerful Testimony In Support Of Expanding Medical Marijuana Program

(via firedoglake.com) Illinois has a medical marijuana program, which is great for the patients that can participate in the program. However, there are many, many patients that don’t qualify to be a patient in the program because they don’t suffer from a condition that is on the list of qualifying…

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Advisory Board Recommends Expanding Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Program, Again

(via firedoglake.com) An advisory board that has been tasked with reviewing Illinois’ medical marijuana program and recommending expansions to the list of qualifying conditions has determined that there needs to be more conditions that qualify to become a medical marijuana patient in Illinois. This is not the first time that…

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