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Patient struggles to get medical marijuana

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(WEAR) — Medical marijuana is now legal in Florida, but a Pensacola woman says getting it is a hardship. She sometimes has to wait for days or drive hundreds of miles to get the cannabis a doctor recommended. A vacant building sitting at Davis Highway and Texar Drive will eventually become the medical cannabis dispensary for a company called Trulieve …

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Painesville City Council rejects moratorium on medical marijuana

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Different strains of marijuana are displayed in West Salem Cannabis, a marijuana shop in Salem, Ore. After several weeks of discussion , Painesville City Council decided not to move forward with a moratorium on medical marijuana cultivation, processing and retail dispensaries. Council unanimously voted against the resolution at its Feb. 21 meeting. City Manage Monica Irelan first introduced the legislation …

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Medical marijuana choices must be made in Session 2017

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By Mike Vasilinda | Capitol News Service | Posted: Mon 4:14 PM, Feb 27, 2017 By: Mike Vasilinda | Capitol News Service February 27, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Seven growers are currently licensed to grow, distribute and sell medical marijuana in Florida. But after six million people approved Amendment 2 in November, lawmakers must decide if the current system …

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Donald Trump vs. marijuana: Here’s who will win

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By now, many have seen the headlines: "White House Spokesman Predicts More Federal Action Against Marijuana" (NPR), "White House: Feds will step up marijuana law enforcement" (CNN), " Marijuana entrepreneurs try to stay calm after Spicer comments on weed " (CNBC). It is hard to believe a minute and a half out of an hour-long press briefing could cause so …

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Utah lawmakers are planning for exactly how they would legalize medical marijuana

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(Tribune file photo) The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, a pharmacist, agreed. "It does create the pattern on how the state would handle it, if and when a [legalized medical marijuana] policy is adopted." But Vickers said that legalization won’t happen in this year’s Legislature. Because of uncertainty on how the new President Donald Trump administration plans to …

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Florida medical pot likely to be off-limits for Alabamians

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When south Alabama residents want lottery tickets, they get in the car and head for the Florida Panhandle. Does the Sunshine State’s embrace of medical marijuana mean ailing Alabamians will be able to do the same in search of relief? Technically, there’s no law that says otherwise. But don’t hold your breath: There are a lot of details to be …

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Campbell: Medical marijuana special election is April 25

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Campbell voters will see three measures on the ballot for an April 25 special election regarding medical marijuana. Two measures are directly competing with each other, while one is a tax measure. Registered Campbell voters will see two city measures, A and C, while Measure B is a citizen’s initiative. All three measures focus on the dispensing, delivery and cultivation …

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Medical Marijuana Finds Unusual Suspects In Legal Limbo, The Lawyers

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Medical marijuana may be legal in Arkansas, but it’s not federally, and right now, that defies lawyers from counseling clients in pursuit of the growing business opportunity under the Arkansas Rule of Professional Conduct 1.2(d). Erika Gee is on the government relations and regulatory team at the law firm of Wright Lindsey Jennings, and she’s taken clients who wish to …