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Some Columbus suburbs approach medical marijuana with caution

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DUBLIN, Ohio — Medical marijuana will be sold in Ohio next year — but don’t count on picking up a prescription at your neighborhood dispensary. Ohio’s law allows cities, villages and townships to restrict the number of marijuana businesses that can operate within their limits or ban them altogether. And more than 50 municipalities already have passed temporary or permanent …

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Deputies search home of Chaparral woman with revoked medical marijuana permit

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CHAPARRAL, New Mexico – Otero County Sheriff’s Deputies allegedly found 12 marijuana plants after executing a search warrant at the home of a Chaparral woman with a revoked medical marijuana permit. The search warrant was executed at a home on the 100 block of Irma Road early Friday morning. “I got busted last year, everybody knows that," said Candace Wilson, …

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Vista shuts down 15th medical marijuana dispensary in a year

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Closeup of a marijuana plant (Charlie Neuman/San Diego Union-Tribune) Vista authorities shut down a medical marijuana dispensary this week — the 15th such shop it has raided in the past year — hauling out more than 30 pounds of processed marijuana or concentrates and citing a worker. officials said. The shop, $18 Shatter, was at the corner of Vista Village …

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Poland Legalizes Medical Marijuana

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Yesterday, President Duda signed Poland’s medical cannabis bill into law, making Poland the latest European Union member country to permit the use of medical marijuana. Cannabis reform in Poland has moved fast and steady in the last couple of months. Near the end of June , a bill to allow medical marijuana in the European nation was overwhelmingly voted forward …

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Advancing veterans’ access to medical marijuana hinges on Monday vote

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WASHINGTON – A measure allowing veterans easier access to medical marijuana garnered bipartisan support in Congress last year and nearly became law. A vote Monday could be the end of the line this year in another attempt to pass it. The House Rules Committee will decide Monday whether to allow Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., to offer an amendment to the …

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Upper Gwynedd staff, board work on local medical marijuana codes

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UPPER GWYNEDD >> Township officials are preparing to pass codes setting out an area of the township where medical marijuana facilities could be located, as well as updating the township’s definition of “family.” Planning and Zoning Officer E. Van Rieker gave the township commissioners an update Tuesday on two initiatives the township’s code office is currently working on, and the …