Bill to let terminally ill use medical marijuana advances

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A proposal to allow terminally ill patients in Florida to use medical marijuana is headed to the Senate floor.

Sen. Rob Bradley's measure, which passed the Fiscal Policy Committee on...

Senators visit Cincinnati to hear medical marijuana opinions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two state senators are stopping in Cincinnati as part of an effort to gather public opinions about medical marijuana.

Republican Sen. Dave Burke, of Marysville, and Democratic Sen. Kenny...

Facebook shuts down medical marijuana pages in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Three of New Jersey's five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about...

Governor signs emergency amendment to medical marijuana law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An emergency bill to fix a legislative drafting error that had local governments in California racing to ban medical marijuana cultivation won Gov. Jerry Brown's signature on...

Secretary of state rejects medical marijuana ballot measure

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says her office has rejected a ballot measure to allow people with serious medical conditions to use marijuana.

Krebs said Wednesday that supporters didn't...

Illinois medical marijuana patients now number 4,400

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is continuing to approve patients to use medical marijuana, with about 400 more approval letters sent in January.

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Wednesday...

Correction: Medical Marijuana-Ballot story

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — In a story Feb. 3 about a medical marijuana ballot issue, The Associated Press reported erroneously the plans of supporters for the 2018 ballot. The will seek to gather signatures to put the...

Hospital strikes research deal with medical cannabis firms

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A medical marijuana firm says it has struck a research deal with a Cumberland hospital operator.

The deal announced Wednesday by Peak Harvest Health and the Western Maryland Health...