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Utah officials months away from medical marijuana rules

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Utah officials say they’re several months away from finalizing rules for narrow medical marijuana laws passed by the Legislature this year. (FILE Photo: KUTV) Utah officials say they’re several months away from finalizing rules for narrow medical marijuana laws passed by the Legislature this year. (FILE Photo: KUTV)<p></p> SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials say they’re several months away …

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Portage accepting medical marijuana facility applications

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A handful of marijuana. (File photo, Mark Bugnaski / Kalamazoo Gazette)( PORTAGE, MI — The city of Portage is accepting applications for medical marijuana facility provisional permits for growers and processors. The Office of the Portage City Clerk began accepting the applications Monday, June 18. The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, the city said in …

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New York looks to expand access to medical marijuana

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Become a WXXI Sponsor The New York State Health Department plans to make medical marijuana available to more New Yorkers. Opioid use will be the newest addition to the list of qualifying conditions under the state’s medical marijuana program. The health department characterized the decision as a step toward curbing the opioid epidemic, saying that medical marijuana treats the pain …

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Medical marijuana patients, legally banned from driving, may get a pass in Pa.

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Pa. Rep. Sheryl M. Delozier (R., Cumberland) represents the 88th District. All marijuana users are forbidden from operating a car, truck, boat, or an airplane under Pennsylvania statute . That poses a conundrum for medical marijuana patients who need to drive and want to stay within the bounds of law. Pa. Rep. Sheryl M. Delozier (R., Cumberland) says she aims …

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New Jersey’s largest medical marijuana dispensary is now open for business — in Secaucus

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What are some of the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana in the state? Michael W. Curley, Jr./NorthJersey.com (Photo: courtesy of Harmony Foundation) The state’s sixth and largest medical marijuana dispensary received a state permit Monday and opened for business in Secaucus. Harmony Dispensary, located a mile from the Secaucus Junction rail station, is to be open seven days a …

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Medical Marijuana Producer Aphria’s Strategy For Upcoming Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana

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As Canada moves closer to the legalization of marijuana use for recreational purposes, cannabis stocks in the country are on a surge. While the newly opened recreational marijuana market may provide a vast upside opportunity for pot stocks, they may be faced with regulatory hardships, just like the tobacco industry. That said, the investors continue to be bullish on these …

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Medical marijuana to be available as substitute to prescribed opioids

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D&C reporters Patti Singer and Sean Lahman answer questions about medical marijuana from our Facebook audience. Patti Singer, Sean Lahman, Virginia Butler (Photo: Tina MacIntyre-Yee/@tyee23/staff photographer) ALBANY — New York will make those who have been prescribed opioids eligible for medical marijuana in a move to try to limit drug abuse. State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said Monday the Health …

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Survey of oncologists finds knowledge gap on medical marijuana

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Almost half of the cancer doctors surveyed by Harvard psychiatrist Ilana Braun said they recommend medical marijuana to patients while less than a third said they felt knowledgable enough to do so. Credit: Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer As more states legalize medical marijuana, two key groups—researchers whose job is it to understand its benefits and drawbacks, and physicians charged with …