Medical Marijuana Products Scheduled To Go On Sale Tomorrow In Pennsylvania

The first sales of medical marijuana products to patients are scheduled for Thursday, two years after Gov. Tom Wolf signed Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program into law. Cresco Yeltrah’s CY+ dispensary in Butler has its first appointments scheduled for Thursday morning while the Solevo Wellness Center in Squirrel Hill will see […]

Who Stands To Cash In On Canada’s Legal Marijuana?

Smith Falls, Ontario – The cannabis growing operation in Smith Falls, a small town southwest of the Canadian capital, Ottawa, is unlike most others in the world. Occupying 15,600sq metres in a facility that was previously Canada’s first Hershey’s chocolate factory, thousands of cannabis plants sit across the street from a […]

Oregon Marijuana Prices Plummet As More Producers Appear

The retail and wholesale prices of pot in Oregon are falling with the proliferation of producers and recreational marijuana shops, according to an analysis by a state economist. “The biggest thing is just competition,” said Josh Lehner, an economist with the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis in Salem. “As we […]

Israel Halts Medical Marijuana Export Plan To Appease Trump

Israel has halted a plan to export medical marijuana for fear of upsetting US President Donald Trump, a media report said, even as two senior ministers publicly toured a leading Israeli cannabis farm and valued the export market at more than US $1 billion annually. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered […]

Maine Medical Marijuana Numbers Down Eight Percent In 2017

Even though it has yet to record its first retail sale, Maine’s adult-use marijuana market appears to be taking a bite out of the state’s medical marijuana industry. In 2017, the first year that Mainers could legally grow their own recreational pot, the number of medical marijuana patient certifications, dispensary […]

6-Year Old Girl Delivered First Dose Of Legal Medical Marijuana In Texas

A 6-year-old Texas girl made history on Thursday. The Central Texas girl, who suffers from intractable epilepsy, became the first person in Texas to receive a legal delivery of medical marijuana grown and produced here in the Lone Star State. Doctors prescribed for her the low-THC cannabis oil, in the […]

Greece Looks To Medical Marijuana To Combat Unemployment

The Greek economy has been hammered by 10 years of financial crisis, with unemployment topping 20 per cent every year since 2012. Now, the government thinks pot growers can help. A project to cultivate, process and export medical marijuana in Veroia, in the fertile north of the country, shows how Greece sees cannabis as a possible […]

Remembering Dennis Peron, The Force Behind Medical Marijuana

The post Remembering Dennis Peron, The Force Behind Medical Marijuana appeared first on High Times. We are sad to report that the legendary activist Dennis Peron passed away on January 27 after a battle with cancer. For those who are unfamiliar with the name, Dennis Peron was one of the […]

Dennis Peron, activist who helped legalize medical marijuana, dies

Dennis Peron, an activist who helped legalize medical marijuana in California, died Saturday afternoon in a San Francisco hospital. He was 71. Peron was a force behind a San Francisco ordinance allowing medical marijuana, a win that later helped propel the 1996 passage of Prop. 215, which legalized medical use […]