Ohio Rolls Out Dispensary Application Forms

November is shaping up to be a busy month for the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMMCP).

On Tuesday, the state announced it will start dispensing cultivation licenses in November and will begin accepting applications for Ohio’s 60 medical marijuana dispensaries on Nov. 3.

The dispensary application process is open to candidates through Nov. 17. On track to reach full implementation of its medical marijuana program by September 2018, ...

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Ontario May Sell Legal Cannabis for $10 a Gram

The Government of Ontario is considering setting legal cannabis prices at $10 a gram, CBC News reported today. Prior to the release of this information, the provincial and federal governments have been tight-lipped regarding the proposed average price of cannabis when it becomes legal next July.

Finance Minister Charles Sousa said the price of $10 per gram is “certainly something we’re giving consideration to.” The minister added that “the intent is to ...

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MA Supreme Court Rules Field Sobriety Tests Can’t Determine Marijuana Intoxication

A monumental ruling in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday declared that police officers are unable to testify whether a driver was under the influence of marijuana while operating a vehicle based on the results of a field sobriety test (FST).

According to the Supreme Court of Massachusetts, “Unlike alcohol, marijuana does not act as a general central nervous system depressant, impairing functions throughout the body. Nonetheless, the primary psychoactive substance in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), is ...

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SFV OG Marijuana Strain Review

Strain Overview

The Scoop: California’s San Fernando Valley is a sprawling suburbia that’s famous, or infamous, for its inherent opportunities under the sun. Of which, the cultivation of the unique San Fernando Valley OG (SFV OG) is among the finest. First enhanced by Swerve from the Cali Connection, this modified OG Kush strain disarms the repressed psyche and relaxes the overstimulated intellect.

The Result: Not to be confused with the Cali Connection’s SFV ...

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Opioids, Addiction and Death: 41 State AGs Demand Answers

America’s opioid manufacturers may soon reap what they’ve sown.

A collaborative effort by the attorneys general (AG) in 41 states seeks to investigate the manufacturers and distributors of America’s highly addictive opioids.

The state attorney generals have subpoenaed five major opioid manufacturers and three drug distributors, requesting background on how these companies marketed and distributed their prescription opioids throughout the country.

Opioid manufacturers and distributors investigated

Initiated by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman ...

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This Weed in Hollywood

Gwyneth Paltrow has portrayed a wide range of characters on the big screen for years, but her latest project finds her telling her own story. In the debut issue of goop magazine, a physical iteration of Paltrow’s lifestyle and wellness blog of the same name, the celebrated actress offers a strong show of support for marijuana legalization and the utilization of the plant for healing.

“What’s really interesting to see, with all the ...

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Peru is Drafting a Medical Marijuana Bill

The South American country of Peru is drafting legislation for medical marijuana in response to an outcry from its citizens. The Congressional Committee on National Defence has agreed to the creation of a bill, which will outline a framework for medical cannabis in the nation.

The Commission on Defense has unanimously decided to propose the law that decriminalizes the medicinal use of cannabis,” said Congressman Alberto de Belaunde.

The ...

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