Recreational marijuana wins big, if non-binding, vote in Illinois Primary

Medical marijuana, for now, can only be prescribed for certain debilitating conditions. Applications will be accepted through April 19, and soon after the state will pick two manufacturers.

An Arizona Court of Appeals just ruled that out-of-state medical cannabis patients with valid prescription cards can possess and use cannabis legally within the state. Some veterans are in support of medical marijuana, including Nashville veteran Matt Walcyzk who served overseas in a war zone and suffers from PTSD.

The state set up eight regions to have one dispensary-the regions cover a 50-mile radius with eight of North Dakota's largest cities at the center: Fargo, Grand Forks, Devils Lake, Jamestown, Bismarck, Minot, Williston and Dickinson.

"There's no doubt the US federal government will not ignore the money", Smith said. If awarded licenses, the dispensaries could open as early as December this year. Just like you go to a pharmacist, if you come back before your prescription is due, you don't get your medicine. He's an associate research professor at San Diego State University's School of Public Health.

Grand Forks City Planner Brad Gengler presented on Monday the first reading of the city's zoning ordinance to City Council.

Griffith, as he has maintained through almost 10 public hearings on the matter, said he would vote against the ordinances because he "swore an oath to uphold both state and federal law". This includes where stores can open up for business, which is limited to the downtown area as well as the commercial districts like off the highway and the Fort Station.

Other cities, such as Williston, lay out more detailed guidelines.

This means that licensed medical doctors and doctors of osteopathy with a full, unrestricted license are eligible to apply. They said it would send a conflicting message to children about the dangers of recreational marijuana use.

A 2016 study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics and conducted by a doctor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus found that the average rate of marijuana-related visits to the children's hospital increased from 1.2 incidents per 100,000 children two years prior to marijuana legalization to 2.3 incidents per 100,000 children two years after legalization.

"Thanks to your willingness to get involved, the child is now safe and the mother is in police custody", a post from the Raleigh Police Department read.

Ontario's plan to lock private owners out of the retail recreational marijuana market may run counter to the nation's objective for legalization, according to a new analysis of the province's plan.

Herb Conaway, a doctor who also chairs the Assembly health committee, said, "We are putting patients and physicians in control".

"If we only have businesses that are owned by these well-funded medical people because the city's buffer zones prevent any Economic Empowerment Priority Applicants from working in the city, then I will suggest that the City of Boston has failed [its] citizens", Latulippe said.

The estimate is far below the $300 million in revenue Murphy estimated on the campaign trail and that liberal-leaning groups, such as New Jersey Policy Perspective, also endorsed.

  • Leroy Wright