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Get a look inside Cultivate, a ‘farm to table’ medical marijuana dispensary in Leicester

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Cultivate Holdings in Leicester looks like it could be a hip new coffee shop, with its wood details and open-concept, airy layout. But Cultivate isn’t a cafe, even though its staff says their product is "farm to table." Cultivate is Worcester County’s first medical marijuana dispensary. Inside this tightly-secured Main Street facility, a friendly staff — many of whom are …

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Federal tax bill, invasive fish and medical marijuana: Louisiana politics today (Dec. 18)

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Louisiana congressional leaders have worked a provision into the Republicans’ sweeping tax bill that would substantially raise the limit on offshore oil and gas revenues Louisiana and other Gulf states can use for coastal restoration and protection projects. Story by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. (Photo from Grand Isle Port Commission) Louisiana’s most powerful business lobby is asking the U.S. Army …

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMedsĀ® Mexico Announces International News Coverage on Benefits of CBD, U.N.’s Global CBD Policy

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Elizalde, who’s campaign to help his epileptic daughter legalized cannabidiol (CBD) in Mexico, discussed how the substance is non-psychoactive, non-addictive and has no negative side effects. He shared his story about how CBD changed his family’s life for the better and how the World Health Organization’s recommendation has the potential to change many more lives across the globe. News publications …

Louisiana Doctors slowly applying for medical marijuana permit

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In October, only two doctors had submitted applications for the permit required to offer medical-grade pot to patients. Two months later, that has increased to six doctors. Three applications have been approved, according to the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. None have been denied. The rest are pending. Nearly all the doctors who have applied practice in Baton Rouge …

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Terradiol CEO John Vavalo talks medical marijuana in Canton

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CANTON John Vavalo, founder and CEO of Terradiol, lightly rocked on his feet as he answered questions in 30-degree weather. A medical marijuana businessman for three years, Vavalo talked to The Canton Repository outside the vacant commercial building at 3800 Harmont Ave. NE. It’s the largest grow site approved in Canton. Terradiol operates a 90,000-square-foot cultivation and processing facility and …

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Medical cannabis is safe, says WHO

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Advocates of medical marijuana in the Philippines found an unexpected ally in the World Health Organization (WHO) when it announced that the use of the substance benefits humans and animals without the risk of addiction. WHO, the international public health agency of the United Nations, officially recommended on Dec. 14 that cannabidiol (CBD), the relaxant property of cannabis used in …

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Survey: 82 percent of WV doctors ‘interested’ in medical marijuana

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An overwhelming majority of surveyed West Virginia physicians are “interested” in medical cannabis, according to the Department of Health and Human Resources. Of 1,455 physicians who took the online survey, 82 percent of them indicated their interest in medical marijuana, which will be legal in the state in July 2019 thanks to a law passed during the last legislative session …

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6 doctors have submitted medical marijuana applications in La.

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Six doctors in Louisiana have applied to dispense medical marijuana when the program starts next year, the Associated Press reports.( BATON ROUGE — The number of doctors who have applied for permission to dispense medical marijuana is edging upward, as the estimated summer start of the program gets closer. In October, only two doctors had submitted applications for the permit …