Maryland patients’ long wait finally over as MMJ dispensaries open for business

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 3:33 pm • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 7:28 pm By Brian Witte, The Associated Press ROCKVILLE, Md. — Maryland began the sale of medical marijuana to residents in pain on Friday, ending years of delays by embarking on a program that features some of the most…

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First Hawaii medical marijuana dispensary just opened after 17-year wait for patients

Published: Aug 8, 2017, 2:56 pm • Updated: Aug 8, 2017, 5:32 pm By Cathy Bussewitz, The Associated Press HONOLULU — Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug. Maui Grown Therapies received approval from the…

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Will Florida MMJ patients need to wait 90 days to start treatment? Lawmakers still deciding this and other regs

Published: Apr 26, 2017, 8:42 am • Updated: Apr 26, 2017, 8:48 am By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida lawmakers hope to agree by week’s end on medical marijuana, but the House and Senate bills still have many differences to resolve. The Legislature is trying to…

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How long will patients have to wait for Arkansas medical marijuana? Some questions, answered

Published: Nov 14, 2016, 7:24 am • Updated: Nov 14, 2016, 7:24 am LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Voters have made Arkansas the first Bible Belt state to legalize medical marijuana, but it will be several months or longer before patients suffering from a host of ailments will be able to…

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