Medical News

A view from the street of the Empire State Building. Image: Mouseymilkman via Wikimedia Commons
 
The New York Department of Health is expected to announce either Thursday or Friday which five companies it has selected to award licenses to grow medical marijuana under the Compassionate Care Act.

Erin Cleveland holding up Lainey's medical marijuana registration card?(Photo: Hopper, Christopher)
Christopher S Hopper ~ 11Alive.com ~

Erin Cleveland continues the journey to improving her 2-year-old daughter Lainey's life.

Cannabis Leaves at Denver grow facility. Image: WeedWorthy.com
 
Using cutting-edge technology, Potbotics wants to change how the medical marijuana industry treats patients.

A file photo of a marijuana-infused cookie in Denver, Colorado. (Erin Hull, The Denver Post)
Jesse Paul  ~ The Denver Post ~

Levy Thamba, 19, leaped to his death last year after eating marijuana-infused cookies.

Shayne Lynn, founder of Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc. gives the Free Press a first look at a grow pod at his facility in Milton. The pod will grow a strain of cannabis high in CBD, known for providing relief from seizures among other things. The strain is also low in THC, the better know substance that gets you high.  (Photo: RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS)

Paris Achen ~ Burlington Free Press ~

The number of Vermont residents using dispensaries has increased six-fold since 2013.

Historic Benefit Street in Providence, R.I.  Wikipedia/Public Domain
Jennifer Bogdan ~ Providence Journal ~
 
The number of patients enrolled in the state's medical marijuana program has exploded in the past two and half years, more than doubling from 4,849 in 2013 to 11,620 today.

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