Medical marijuana cultivation center takes shape near Anna

ANNA, Ill. (AP) — The owner of a southern Illinois medical marijuana cultivation center says he expects his new facility to be complete by next month.

Wellness Group Pharms managing partner Paul Montes tells...

Ruling: Medical pot caregivers must abide by amount limit

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A new Arizona court ruling says medical marijuana caregivers must abide by the legal limit set by state law for how much pot they can possess to provide to qualified registered...

Editorials from around New England

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:

The Providence Journal (R.I.), Aug. 23, 2015

President Obama's Iran nuclear deal, even in the outline...

Suspected gang member arrested on drug charges

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

A 17-year-old suspected gang member was arrested on suspicion of drug-related charges, Colorado Springs police said.

The male, whose name was not released, was booked into the Spring Creek Youth Services...

Doctor fights charges he misled patients about marijuana

CHICAGO (AP) — Supporters of an Illinois doctor who's in trouble for a marijuana recommendation say his case could have a chilling effect on other doctors' participation in the state's medical cannabis pilot...

Michigan rejects medical marijuana for severe autism

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan won't allow the use of medical marijuana to control the effects of severe autism, an official said Thursday, rejecting the recommendation of an advisory panel.

Michigan would have been...

Man sentenced to prison for marijuana growing operation

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A western Massachusetts man has been sentenced to prison for growing marijuana that he said was for medicinal purposes.

The Berkshire Eagle (http://bit.ly/1Ijnti5 ) reports that...

Colorado Springs bans creation of hash oil in homes

By: ROBERT S. JOHNSON rob.johnson@gazette.com

The Colorado Springs City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday to ban the creation of marijuana concentrates into gases or liquids in residences. The measure was approved by an 8-0 vote, with...