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School board special meeting on medical marijuana

SEBRING — The School Board of Highlands County will have a special meeting at 8 a.m., Monday for a public hearing on the report on development ... Original link

Florida marijuana measures drawing attention from wary lawmakers

As three recreational marijuana measures try to get on the ballot, Florida lawmakers are growing wary. TALLAHASSEE — Three ballot proposals that ... Original link
As Illinois prepares to legalize recreational marijuana, one group preparing for a cultural sea-change is the very group responsible for enforcing the new rules. “We are used to enforcing the law,” said Leo Schmitz, chief of Public Safety for the Coo
While traveling with cannabis is still technically illegal -- even when you’re going to or coming from a legal state, products like smell-proof containers and luxe leather cases are essential for travelers willing to risk transporting their stash wit
For some women with endometriosis, surgery and medication just aren't cutting it to alleviate their pain and other symptoms. One in ten are using cannabis. Endometriosis is a chronic, inflammatory condition where tissue similar to the lining of the u
Two-thirds of Americans say the use of marijuana should be legal, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The share of U.S. adults who oppose legalization has fallen from 52% in 2010 to 32% to
Since this time last year, the number of medical marijuana patients in Florida has more than doubled. In fact, the state of Florida is the second-fastest-growing medical marijuana market in the country, according to a recent study done by Marijuana B
Cannabis cultivators need a clean, reproducible growing process that can cater to high demand and create consistent product. Enter large-scale, plant tissue culture propagation. Using practices adopted from orchid farming, plant cells are taken from
Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program has generated more than $500 million in sales since it began operating two years ago, according to state data. At an advisory board meeting Wednesday morning, program director John Collins announced the sales
Michigan residents will be able to legally purchase marijuana from stores beginning Dec. 1, the state Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced Wednesday, Nov. 13. Any businesses seeking a recreational license to grow more than 1,000 plants, process or s
With the issuance of a wide-ranging ministry report on the medical cannabis industry, Israel is for the first time making clear its intention to back the burgeoning sector, according to a ministry official. The white paper on Israel’s Medical Cannabi
Lara Smith is a former nurse in the UK who relies on medicinal cannabis for pain relief, but still can't access it easily. Lara Smith has lived with chronic pain throughout her adult life. It started at 17, when she was training with the British Olym
Georgia’s top elected leaders moved forward Tuesday with a program to provide medical marijuana to the state’s 15,000 registered patients, nearly seven months after Gov. Brian Kemp signed it into law. Kemp, House Speaker David Ralston and Lt. Gov. Ge
Coffee and weed are a pairing that is here to stay. They go together like they were made for each other, and maybe they were. But here’s how coffee can throw a wrench into that relationship. It’s the classic mixture that gets a lot of people going in
Virtually none of the estimated hundreds of thousands of California patients entitled to purchase tax-free cannabis are getting those savings -- because the state’s medical marijuana ID card system has collapsed, new data from the California Departme
Recreational pot is about to become legal in Illinois, but Chicago's Housing Authority says not in our backyard or front yard or anywhere on public housing premises, for that matter. Housing voucher recipients received a letter from the agency last w
Neil Young is facing a delay in his application for US citizenship after honestly answering a question about his marijuana use. In a letter to fans posted on his website, the Canadian songwriter said that he passed the test for citizenship, but that
Two cannabis-based medicines, used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, have been approved for use by the NHS in England. It follows new guidelines from the drugs advisory body NICE, which looked at products for several conditions. Charities hav
Are these classifications accurate, and — perhaps more importantly — can they be used to authentically predict a person’s experience when consuming cannabis? While poking around your local dispensary, it’s almost guaranteed that you will speak or hea
Soldiers not only used locally-grown cannabis to cope with the stresses of war while in country; they also brought seeds home to North America, where they would become the progenitors of some of today’s most popular strains. Veterans in the U.S. and
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern says the league’s ban on marijuana is outdated and should be reconsidered in the next collective bargaining agreement. “I think it’s time to take a whole new look at it,” Stern, 77, said in an interview Wednesday w
When it hits the shelves later this month, the organic Cannabread will have the taste and smell of the plant without the intoxicating effects, says Lowy bakery. Connoisseurs can find a wide range of products containing cannabis in the Netherlands, wh
"It is OK for him to have valium in class... but God forbid we have a plant that is changing things not just for him but for million of kids like him." Nicole Salazar has an entire cupboard set aside in her kitchen for the medications her 6-year-old
Recreational marijuana became legal in Michigan on December 6, 2018. However, law enforcement is still coming to terms with what it means for investigations and arrests. WMMT reports that in the eleven months since marijuana use became legal, state p
'I suspect it’ll be a race to the bottom with price because everyone now has more than enough supply.' Canadian cannabis producers and extractors are sitting on a massive stash of unfinished inventory that is growing so quickly that some analysts are
As US states continue to legalise cannabis for medical and recreational use, an awkward tangle of conflicting state and federal laws is proving confusing for airport passengers. Is cannabis legal in the US? Anyone even vaguely familiar with the topic
“Hempcrete is mold proof, nontoxic, fire-resistant, biodegradable, and, unlike fiberglass installation, it doesn’t use chemicals or toxins.” Hemp is one of nature’s most versatile crops. From textiles to food, building materials to paper and plastic,