Man, nursery sue state of Florida over medical marijuana delays

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 9:00 am • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 9:01 am By Gary Fineout,  associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida nursery and a man who suffers from epilepsy filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Gov. Rick Scott’s administration that contends that state officials are flouting the state’s new…

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NJ court orders state to review marijuana’s Schedule I status, given “abundant” medical benefits

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 7:54 am • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 1:04 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — An appeals court has ruled that New Jersey must reconsider marijuana’s legal classification because of its health benefits. NJ.com reports an appellate court ruled on Tuesday the Division of Consumer…

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North Dakota state employees will be discouraged from using medical marijuana

Published: Oct 10, 2017, 2:14 pm • Updated: Oct 10, 2017, 2:58 pm By The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — Medical marijuana is on the minds of county leaders as they gather in Bismarck for their annual conference. Local government representatives gathered for their first session on Monday to discuss…

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Russian state media says Morgan Freeman’s marijuana use behind his critique of Putin

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 12:32 pm • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 12:36 pm By Kyle Swenson, The Washington Post Morgan Freeman’s honey-kissed baritone has sound-tracked dozens of documentaries and public announcements in the Oscar-winner’s long Hollywood career. But the 80-year-old star’s tenure in the business probably failed to prep him…

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N.J. Democrats hope legalizing marijuana will boost state finances

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 8:00 am • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 8:00 am By Elise Young, Bloomberg New Jersey reaped billions from slot machines and blackjack tables in the decades before casino fever jumped state lines. With Atlantic City’s gambling heyday now past, politicians in the Garden State are aiming…

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Group determines Washington state youth cannabis use hasn’t increased

Published: Sep 5, 2017, 8:42 am • Updated: Sep 5, 2017, 8:42 am By The Associated Press SEATTLE — Analysis by a group of Washington state marijuana experts has found that youth use of marijuana, and cannabis-abuse treatment did not increase after the state’s legalization of marijuana for adults. The…

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A hold-out Dixie state has set up a panel to consider medical marijuana

Published: Aug 29, 2017, 8:49 am • Updated: Aug 29, 2017, 8:49 am By The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Legislative leaders are setting up a special committee to examine whether medical marijuana should be legalized in Tennessee. WKRN-TV reports that the panel appointed by House Speaker Beth Harwell of…

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