Utah Republican convention refuses to endorse medical marijuana

Published: May 22, 2017, 11:09 am • Updated: May 22, 2017, 11:13 am By Lindsay Whitehurst, The Associated Press SANDY, Utah — The Utah Republican Party will not endorse the use of medical marijuana following a lopsided convention vote. GOP delegates rejected the proposal with a vote of 70 percent…

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Delaware Senate makes it easier for those with PTSD to get medical marijuana

Published: May 19, 2017, 8:58 am • Updated: May 19, 2017, 11:12 am By Randall Chase, The Associated Press DOVER, Del. — The state Senate has approved a revised bill regarding regulations for medical marijuana in Delaware, two days after the original measure failed to win passage amid unaddressed concerns…

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What Nevada medical marijuana businesses have to do to be legal to start recreational sales

Published: May 19, 2017, 10:26 am • Updated: May 19, 2017, 10:26 am By John Schroyer, Marijuana Business Daily DENVER — Now that Nevada has approved an early start to recreational cannabis sales, existing medical marijuana companies in the state are readying for a burst of new business that could…

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Cannabis firms in Colorado, Florida partner to provide pharma-quality medical marijuana products

Published: May 18, 2017, 2:30 pm • Updated: May 18, 2017, 2:30 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabis products firms Wana Brands and Alternative Medical Enterprises LLC have inked a deal that’s one part national expansion play and another part investment in a growing trend: pharmaceutical-quality medical marijuana. Wana Brands, an…

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Majority of Minnesota medical marijuana patients say treatment has provided “a great deal of benefit”

Published: May 17, 2017, 10:17 am • Updated: May 17, 2017, 10:17 am By The Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — Most patients who used medical marijuana during the first year of Minnesota’s tightly regulated program reported benefits, the state Health Department said Tuesday. The study was based on patient…

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A frantic push for medical marijuana in Texas, bureaucratic heartbreak and renewed resolve

Published: May 16, 2017, 2:17 pm • Updated: May 16, 2017, 2:25 pm By Neal Pollack, The Cannabist Staff AUSTIN, Texas — On the afternoon of Tuesday, May 9, Jax Finkel, the executive director of Texas NORML, was frantically trying to find a bill. Somewhere, deep in the catacombs of…

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Latest in Maryland medical marijuana quagmire: Company asks judge to block any further licenses

Published: May 16, 2017, 12:06 pm • Updated: May 16, 2017, 12:06 pm By The Associated Press BALTIMORE — A medical marijuana company is seeking an emergency motion forbidding the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission from issuing any final licenses to grow the drug. The Baltimore Sun reports that Alternative Medicine…

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