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Proposed limits for medical marijuana supply in Ohio among strictest

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Ohio medical marijuana regulators on Thursday proposed limiting patients to buying 6 ounces of plant material during a 90-day period. (Jackie Borchardt, cleveland.com) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Proposed limits on how much medical marijuana Ohio patients could buy and possess would be among the strictest the country. Patients could buy and possess up to 6 ounces of plant material or marijuana …

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Florida begins process of issuing medical marijuana ID cards

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AP file photo TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida health officials who oversee the medical marijuana program have started processing identification card applications for patients and caregivers. The cards, which are issued through the Office of Compassionate Use, are part of regulations passed by the Florida Legislature last year. Department of Health spokeswoman Mara Gambinieri says the rule became effective Feb. …

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Trump Administration Says Only Medical Marijuana Allowed, Not Recreational

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Oregon Cannabis Connection February 23, 2017 – It seemed odd, and likely just a way to pander to their base, when White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (aka “Spicey”) started including a few random questions to be asked by journalists via Skype during his official press briefings. Today he got a great question from an Arkansas journalist on medical marijuana …

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New York seeks to license more medical marijuana growers despite concerns there are too few patients

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The Health Department signaled this week that it’s begun reaching out to organizations that lost out in the initial 2015 licensing competition to see if they are still interested. ALBANY — State health officials are moving ahead with plans to license additional medical marijuana growers despite concerns that there’s not enough patients to support the industry. In a move that …

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WH Press Sec. Sean Spicer Hints at Trump Admin. Stance on Cannabis

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During a press conference on Thursday, February 23 rd , White House press secretary Sean Spicer made a number of comments hinting at the Trump administration’s stance on legal cannabis. He identified a clear distinction that he makes between medical and recreational cannabis laws, while mentioning President Trump’s previous statements on medical cannabis. Roby Brock, a journalist at Arkansas news …

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NY seeks updated medical marijuana company applications by March 1

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As state eyes licensing new operators, current companies remain opposed to more players The state Department of Health has asked five companies that previously sought medical marijuana licenses to submit updated application materials by March 1 in order to be considered for entrance to the tightly regulated state-run program. The DOH said Thursday it expects to issue five additional licenses …

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Palm Beach County finalizes medical marijuana moratorium

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Palm Beach County has given final approval to a one-year moratorium on approving medical marijuana dispensaries. Palm Beach County has finalized a temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries that aims to give state legislators time to craft regulations for the industry. The County Commission voted Thursday to give final approval to a one-year moratorium on medical pot operations. Commissioner Melissa …

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New rules set for medical marijuana use in Ohio

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Ohio is taking steps to make sure medical marijuana isn’t pitched in a way that is attractive to kids by banning cartoon characters, candy look-alikes and fruit shapes and requiring child-resistant packaging. Columbus Ohio is taking steps to make sure medical marijuana isn’t pitched in a way that is attractive to kids by banning cartoon characters, candy look-alikes and fruit …