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Young flock to prepare for medical marijuana industry

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Growing up in a Colonial home in Downingtown, Alessandro Cesario cultivated an interest in the family garden, trying to become "in tune" with plants and insects, and by the time he was 16, he knew he wanted to work with plants in his career. Specifically, one plant: cannabis. So he spent four years at Delaware Valley University, taking courses in …

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Young flock to prepare for medical marijuana industry

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Growing up in a Colonial home in Downingtown, Alessandro Cesario cultivated an interest in the family garden, trying to become "in tune" with plants and insects, and by the time he was 16, he knew he wanted to work with plants in his career. Specifically, one plant: cannabis. So he spent four years at Delaware Valley University, taking courses in …

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Medical marijuana shops won voters’ approval. Some cities still ban them.

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The number of doctors who have qualified to recommend medical marijuana is on the rise. Who are they? Where are they? Relief from pain may not be around the corner for those seeking pain relief with marijuana. Never mind that nearly three-fourths of Florida’s voters agreed pot should be legal for medical use. At least six South Florida cities have …

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Arkansas Just Got Its First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application

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As of today, Arkansas just got its first medical marijuana dispensary application. For patients in the state that desperately need it, things could be looking up. Arkansas Receives First Dispensary Application Ever Scott Hardin, a spokesperson for the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, confirmed that the state had received the application on Friday. The news comes months after voters …

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Will Fort Pierce be the next Treasure Coast community to ban medical marijuana shops?

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Hazy about medical marijuana laws in Florida? TCPalm rolls out the basics for you. LISA BROADT/TCPALM Wochit Buy Photo FORT PIERCE — Two city commissioners want to follow Indian River County’s lead in banning medical marijuana dispensaries. Commissioners Rufus Alexander and Reggie Sessions in July said they support banning the dispensaries because they fear owners of the facilities would place …

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Cities Face ‘All Or Nothing’ Choices On Medical Marijuana

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tharms5 (Flickr) Florida cities and counties are in a dilemma about pot. State lawmakers approved regulations in June that left city and county officials with a Hobson’s choice about the sale of medical marijuana in their communities. Local governments can either impose outright bans on medical-marijuana dispensaries or allow unlimited numbers of marijuana retail outlets, under an “all or nothing” …

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Williams lobbying for medical marijuana company

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Hazy about medical marijuana laws in Florida? We roll out the basics for you. Lisa Broadt/TCPALM Buy Photo Former state Rep. Alan Williams has signed up to lobby for AGRiMED Industries, a medical marijuana company based in Philadelphia that hopes to break into the Florida market. Williams, who was term-limited out of office last year after serving eight years in …

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Board Votes To Add Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program

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Taylor Dudek lives with chronic pain. She testified Friday, urging a board of physicians to approve two more conditions for eligibility under the state’ A state panel of doctors voted Friday to add two entries to the list of debilitating medical conditions they believe should be eligible for treatment by medical marijuana. At its monthly meeting, the board—an entity under …