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  1. Ron Strider

    New York Medical Pot Activist Cuffed On Cannabis Charges In California

    Longtime New York medical marijuana advocate Dana Beal is back in the joint – this time in California. Beal, 70, was arrested on two pot charges Saturday night in a rural area about 100 miles south of the Oregon border, a Trinity County Sheriff's source told the Daily News. He was jailed...
  2. Ron Strider

    NY: Long Island Business News Readers Say Medical Marijuana Not Readily Available

    Medical marijuana was legalized in New York State in 2016. But LIBN readers haven't yet seen the program flourish in their personal experiences. That's according to a recent informal poll on libn.com. In response to the question, "Do you know someone who has purchased medical marijuana in New...
  3. Ron Strider

    NY: How Do Doctors Qualify For State Medical Marijuana Program

    The New York State Medical Marijuana Program has continued to expand in recent years, now servicing 38,128 certified patients via 1,349 registered practitioners, according to the New York State Department of Health (DOH). Of the more than 1,000 New York State doctors approved to certify...
  4. Ron Strider

    Will New York Or Illinois Be Next To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

    If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. New York, New York, right? Well, not so much with legal marijuana. While medical marijuana is legal in New York, the state has been slower to adapt legalization of recreational marijuana that's already happened in Alaska, California...
  5. Ron Strider

    Tour Of N.Y. Medical Marijuana Facility Provides Glimpse Of What's Coming To Scranton

    Light like an autumn sunrise spilled into the dim hallway, chased by a smell of earthy pine. Inside a flowering room, hundreds of marijuana plants soaked up their last hour of orange and red artificial sunlight before the room would go completely dark, simulating night for 12 hours to advance...
  6. Ron Strider

    New York Announces Open Application Period For Hemp Research

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced an open solicitation for farmers, businesses and research institutions interested in growing and processing industrial hemp as part of the state's Industrial Hemp Agricultural Research Pilot Program. Earlier this year, the program was expanded to...
  7. Ron Strider

    NY: Who Wants To Grow Hemp

    New York is looking for industrial hemp growers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that an application period is open to participate in the state's Industrial Hemp Agricultural Research Pilot Program. The program is open to researchers, farmers and businesses who wish to research, grow...
  8. Ron Strider

    NY: Interested In Growing Hemp? Applications Open For State Pilot Program

    Farmers, businesses, universities and research groups can apply to grow and process industrial hemp through a state pilot program. Applications are open through Nov. 22. To apply, people must fill out an application form, which can be found and downloaded online, and submit it along with a...
  9. Ron Strider

    The Marijuana Gateway Fallacy

    After a year of field visits and 1,193 interviews, mostly with health care providers, the 3,000 page Indian Hemp Drug Commission Report concluded in 1894 that even moderate use of cannabis caused no significant physical, mental, or moral damage to the user. For the ensuing 120 years, this has...
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    Auto Pyramid New York

    First time grower just wanted to know if these are looking well for the brand of plant they are and how much longer will they take
  11. Ron Strider

    New York Board Rules That Taxi Drivers Are Allowed To Use Medical Marijuana

    A New York City administrative board has ruled that taxi drivers cannot be discriminated against for using medical cannabis. The New York City Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings (OATH) recently found that revoking a Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) driver's license over legal medical...
  12. Ron Strider

    Indica MD Launches Medical Marijuana Telehealth Platform In California And New York

    Indica MD, a Pasadena, CA-based digital health startup has launched a HIPAA compliant medical marijuana telehealth platform in California and New York that provides patient evaluations for the safe, complementary and alternative use of cannabis. The online medical marijuana doctor service...
  13. Ron Strider

    MN: Court - Medical Marijuana Transport Case Can Advance

    Minnesota court has determined that a case involving the transport of medical marijuana products over state lines to Fulton County-based Vireo Health of New York may move forward to trial. A judge's Aug. 2 order makes it clear, however, that although there is enough evidence to try the...
  14. Ron Strider

    PA: Mayor Bracey Signs York City's Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance

    York City is now the fifth municipality in Pennsylvania where simple possession of marijuana is treated as a criminal offense, and not a crime. York City Mayor Kim Bracey signed Article 718 "Marijuana Possession" into law Tuesday morning, a week after the York City Council backed the...
  15. Ron Strider

    PA: Marijuana Decriminalization Boasts Broad Support, Thin Opposition

    After the York City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday to decriminalize simple possession of marijuana, it appears support for the measure is only continuing to grow. Over the course of two public council meetings about the ordinance, more than a dozen people from York City, surrounding...
  16. Ron Strider

    Cuomo Initiatives To Support Industrial Hemp Industry

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Wednesday signed legislation and announced new actions to support the emerging industrial hemp industry and boost the agricultural economy in New York State. This legislation solidifies the status of industrial hemp as an agricultural commodity under New York...
  17. Ron Strider

    Weed Pizza Is Now On The Menu At A Massachusetts MMJ Dispensary

    Ermont Inc. in the Beantown suburb of Quincy added the item to its menu about a month ago, and since then it's garnered a number of radical reviews. "I've found that's the only thing that helps," one patient told CBS Boston. There are no toppings offered, but the dispensary does have a number...
  18. Ron Strider

    Why Is It So Hard To Get Medical Marijuana In New York

    Three years ago, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York state legislators made medical marijuana legal. It was welcome news for patients in the Empire State looking to alleviate pain and treat illnesses with cannabis. But ask New Yorkers how the program is working and you will get an earful...
  19. Ron Strider

    Advocates Renew Push For Recreational Marijuana In New York

    With little more than a week left in the legislative session, some state lawmakers and community advocates are renewing the push for legalized recreational marijuana in New York state. State Sen. Liz Krueger and Assembly member Crystal Peoples-Stokes are joining with advocates organized by...
  20. Ron Strider

    PA: York City Council Open To Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance

    York City is set to join West York in contemplating an ordinance to lessen the penalties of possessing and using small amounts of marijuana. After winning nominations for two of the three York City Council seats up for grabs in the May primary, Councilwoman Judy Ritter-Dickson signaled her...