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  • A month in, medical marijuana yields mixed results

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's first month of legal medical marijuana sales has stories of success, disappointment and everything in between. Manufacturers are urging patience as they figure out the right dosages and strains for patients' needs. Patrick McClellan's new vaporizer pen helped immediately with his muscle spasms. But Shelly...

  • NY's medical pot distributors reflect industry's evolution

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — America's medical marijuana industry has come a long way from its beginnings 20 years ago. Entrepreneurs, physicians and well-heeled investors are now getting into the business as New York works toward becoming the latest state to authorize cannabis for conditions like cancer, epilepsy and AIDS. State health officials on...

  • 1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside Silver State...

  • Michigan panel recommends allowing marijuana for autism

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan would become the first state to allow medical marijuana for children with severe autism if a senior official follows the recommendation made Friday by an advisory panel. The state's Medical Marijuana Review Panel voted 4-2 to recommend autism as a condition that qualifies for the drug. Supporters say oil...

  • Pot industry's bank bid rejected by federal regulators

    DENVER — The marijuana industry is hoping a federal judge will force regulators to let pot businesses access the banking system by setting up its own credit union. A pair of recently filed lawsuits in Denver challenge recent decisions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and the National Credit Union Administration to deny applications from the Fourth...

  • New York state picks 5 to grow, dispense medical marijuana

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The five companies picked to grow and dispense medical marijuana in New York include one run by a Minnesota physician, three with dispensaries in other states and another with a personal connection to those the state's new program aims to help. The organizations, which were announced as the state's preferred choices on...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Legal marijuana and youth: New evidence

    Reducing young people's access to marijuana was one rationale offered by the movement to legalize and regulate the drug. Therefore, a crucial question is whether that promise has been delivered - both in states that run "medical marijuana" programs and in states that have legalized recreational marijuana. Many early studies of medical...

  • Price hike adds to sticker shock for medical marijuana

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One of Minnesota's medical marijuana manufacturers has raised its prices substantially after less than a month in business, adding to a cost that many patients are already struggling to cover. Dr. Kyle Kingsley of Minnesota Medical Solutions told the Associated Press Thursday that the company raised prices on its pills,...

  • Pot legalization group files new signatures in ballot effort

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A campaign to legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational use in Ohio said it submitted about 96,000 new signatures Thursday as it tries to get the issue before fall voters. Organizers for ResponsibleOhio had to gather more signatures after the state's elections chief said they fell short by 29,509 in meeting the...

  • Judge denies appeal of condition for using pot for PTSD

    PHOENIX (AP) — Medical marijuana advocates have lost a court challenge to conditions set by Arizona health officials for post-traumatic stress sufferers seeking to qualify for treatment. Judge Crane McClennen of Maricopa County Superior Court on Tuesday upheld the conditions, ruling that the state Department of Health Services acted within its...

  • Suspect in Colorado marijuana dispensary theft arrested in Missouri

    ASPEN — Police have arrested the man they say was armed with a hammer when he robbed an Aspen marijuana dispensary of $11,000 worth of the drug. Police had been communicating with 21-year-old Hayden May through his family, and the suspect was expected to turn himself in by 5 p.m. Wednesday. When he hadn't shown up by 5:45 p.m., police...

Interactive map: Colorado's licensed retail marijuana stores

Fri, Dec 27, 2013 - 2:26 PM 0

See the list of the locations that have received licenses for recreational marijuana sales.

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