Delaware

Sun
01
Nov

How to get on Delaware's marijuana list

Susan Humphreys likes to say she lives a strange life.

Picture frames are glued to the walls of her Bear home. The refrigerator has a lock.

The precautions were for her son, Scott, who suffered from autism and was extremely aggressive. Scott was diagnosed with Pica as well, a persistent eating condition causing people to almost unconsciously eat non-food items such as nails and dirt.

By the time he reached 41 Scott had used over 20 antipsychotic medications and had three major surgeries to remove items he had eaten from his body.

Her son was running out of medicinal options to try, Humphreys said, so she decided to look into a more natural approach: medical marijuana.

Fri
30
Oct

Magnolia man arrested for marijuana grow operation

Delaware State Police say a Magnolia man was growing marijuana at a house on Covenant Lane.(Photo: Source: Delaware State Police)

The Delaware State Police arrested a Magnolia man on Thursday morning accused of growing 12 marijuana plants in a house on Covenant Lane.

The state police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s Office of Diversion Control found a “sophisticated growing operation” in the residence after securing a search warrant. Cannabis growing lights and ventilation were found in two rooms along with 8.4 pounds of marijuana, according to the state police.

Mon
05
Oct

Qualifying Conditions For Cannabis By State

Alaska

Qualifying conditions to become a medical marijuana patient in Alaska include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Nausea
  • Muscle spasms
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Pain
  • Seizures

For a complete list of qualifying conditions and guidelines, please refer to Alaska’s application for medical marijuana registry

 

Arizona

Qualifying conditions to become a medical marijuana patient in Arizona include:

Thu
20
Aug

Kona Gold Solutions, Inc. Acquires Newly Created Kona Gold LLC to Develop Hemp Energy Product Line

CHARLESTON, SC / ACCESSWIRE / August 19, 2015 / Kona Gold Solutions, Inc. (OTC Pink: KGKG) (PINKSHEETS: KGKG), is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired newly created Kona Gold LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, from Robert Clark to begin developing its Hemp Product line. Kona Gold will begin developing Hemp Energy Drinks, Energy Patches, Hemp Apparel, Hemp Shampoo as well as a Hydroponics division. Please visit the Company’s new website to view updates and new productswww.konagoldhemp.com

Mon
29
Jun

Delaware's first marijuana dispensary opens

Delaware has become the second state in the region to make its debut in the burgeoning medical marijuana industry.

A long line formed Friday when its first dispensary, First State Compassion Center, opened in a former tile market in a bustling Wilmington industrial park. CannaCare Docs, a company that employs physicians to certify eligible patients, fielded questions from curious passers-by a few doors away.

Sun
21
Jun

Delaware Just Became the 20th State to Decriminalize Marijuana

On Thursday, Delaware's governor signed a bill into law that decriminalizes the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana. That brings the number of states that have decriminalized small amounts of the drug to 20, according to the Huffington Post

Under the new law, marijuana sales are still prohibited, but possession is no longer considered a crime that warrants the intervention of the criminal justice system. Instead, being caught with marijuana is akin to committing a traffic violation, prompting a civil fine of $100.

Sat
20
Jun

Delaware Decriminalizes Possession, Private Use Of Small Amounts Of Marijuana

Delaware is joining a slew of other states that are loosening up a bit on the private use of marijuana, with legislators in the Senate giving final approval to a measure that decriminalizes the possession and private use of up to an ounce of the drug. Gov. Jack Markell signed it into law almost immediately.

The bill allows residents to have up to an ounce of marijuana and to use it privately without getting into trouble with the law, reports The News Journal, though police are authorized to confiscate marijuana.

Thu
18
Jun

Delaware Senate Committee Approves Bill To Remove Criminal Penalties For Marijuana Possession

The Delaware Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill 4-2 on Wednesday that would remove criminal penalties and potential jail time for simple adult marijuana possession and replace them with a civil fine similar to a traffic ticket. The measure will now be considered by the full Senate.

HB 39, introduced by Rep. Helene Keeley (D-Wilmington South) in the House and sponsored by Judiciary Committee Chair Margaret Rose Henry (D-Wilimington East) in the Senate, would make possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by an adult a civil violation punishable by a $100 fine with no possibility of jail. Under current Delaware law, possession of up to one ounce of marijuana is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a $575 fine and up to three months in jail.

Wed
10
Jun

7 States Where Medical Marijuana Is Legal But Barely Accessible

With New York State beginning to accept applications for medical marijuana providers last week, criticism of the hyper-strict program negotiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been plentiful. Hinged on concerns about arbitrary regulations and insufficient patient access, advocates for medical marijuana access worry the program will be too small and restrictive to be effective.

Wed
03
Jun

Delaware House passes marijuana decriminalization bill

Delaware House lawmakers on Tuesday approved legislation that would treat simple marijuana possession and personal use by adults like a traffic violation, replacing criminal penalties with civil fines.

The bill passed the House by a 24-14 vote, and now heads to the Senate. Gov. Jack Markell supports decriminalization. No House Republicans voted in favor of the legislation on Tuesday.

Some opponents said decriminalization would embolden drug dealers operating in a black market. Others say it could prevent police from initiating important searches on suspicion of simple marijuana possession.

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