Medical Marijuana Blog

December 11, 2017

Minnesota Expands List of Ailments for Medical Marijuana Use

Beginning July 1, 2018, patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnea and autism will qualify for medical marijuana use in the state of Minnesota. Patients will be able to enroll immediately, and can begin filling prescriptions starting August 1. Dr. Ed Ehlinger, Health Department commissioner stated, “Any policy decisions about cannabis […]
November 29, 2017

How Indiana Prosecutors Are Keeping Medical Marijuana Away From Its Residents

For residents of Indiana, getting the medical marijuana they need might become much harder. The Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys recently wrote a letter to the state’s drug czar, Jim McClelland, questioning the legitimacy of using marijuana for medicinal purposes, and questioning if the the drug is a mere step […]
November 22, 2017

How The Recent California Fires Have Hit The Marijuana Industry

Though the recent wildfires in Northern California have spared the majority of the surrounding wine country, they have destroyed the farms of dozens of cannabis growers, and just weeks before California’s legal recreational marijuana laws take effect. According to Cal Fire, the state’s firefighting department, the fires have burned over […]
November 15, 2017

Detroit Voters Loosen Medical Marijuana Restrictions

This past week, voters in Detroit went to the polls to support two ballot proposals that would loosen zoning restrictions and subsequent rules that surround Detroit’s strict medical marijuana industry. The Detroit Medical Marijuana Facilities Ordinance and Detroit Zoning Ordinance passed with 60 percent and 58 percent of voter support, […]
November 8, 2017

Why The Weed Industry Needs More Diversity

As the marijuana industry continues to grow, growers and retailers are looking for ways to become a more diverse community and business. The marijuana industry is especially inclusive in regards of age, but is somewhat lacking with regards to women and people of color. But, with the introduction of professional […]
October 25, 2017

How Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Increase Home Values

It’s no secret that medical and recreational marijuana have a striking amount consumer benefits, but here’s a surprising benefit you might not be aware of – increased home values! A recent study published in the academic journal Real Estate Economics concluded that homes within 0.1 miles of Denver’s 103 marijuana […]
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