| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Running a medical marijuana operation could cost each grower more than $125,000 a year in fees, a sum so steep some officials believe it may shut out small businesses.
Maryland's medical marijuana commission is tentatively proposing that fee for each of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:38 AM
A mix-up in the medical marijuana law created some confusion over the number of pot farms that will be allowed to open in Illinois, state officials said.
Two medical marijuana cultivation centers will now be allowed in a district that includes the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Nearly two years after it was legalized, the first sales of medical marijuana were rung up in Connecticut Monday, ending more than 80 years of a wide-ranging ban on the substance.
More than two dozen customers flocked to The Healing Corner in Bristol,...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:01 PM
On the day state applications to grow and sell medical marijuana were due, an Elmhurst committee recommended areas in town where such dispensaries and cultivation sites could be located as conditional uses.
The Development, Planning and Zoning Committee...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Medical marijuana dispensaries will be sprouting up in Chicago's commercial and business districts, such as the trendy West Loop and River North areas, under a city council measure approved Wednesday restricting where the facilities can open their doors....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:26 AM
A Batavia couple is aiming to open a medical marijuana dispensary on Naperville's west side.
Hugo and Traci Fernandez have proposed a facility at 1701 Quincy Ave. drawing on their own personal experience with neurological conditions. They are hoping the...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Advocates are generally praising Maryland's proposed new medical marijuana regulations as a step in the right direction after an initial effort failed to make the drug available to patients with chronic pain, nausea and other conditions thought to be...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Brian Reichle couldn't have gotten a pepperoni pizza much faster.
Needing to replenish his stash of pot one recent afternoon, the Burbank resident dialed Speed Weed. Within the hour, a driver arrived with a white paper bag carrying a gram of cannabis,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:10 AM
State lawmakers have set final rules to allow medical marijuana in Illinois, opening the door for patients to apply for ID cards this fall and to start purchasing legal cannabis by next spring.
Those hoping to get in on the new industry, though,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Doctors, growers, sellers and investors eager to do business in medical marijuana likely will need to figure out what will be legal, and lawyers are ready to offer advice.
The Orlando-based law firm GrayRobinson, one of Florida's largest, announced...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Plainfield trustees on Monday approved a zoning amendment that would allow for the cultivation and dispensing of marijuana in certain industrial and business zoning districts.
The ordinance allows for cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers to...