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Judge orders temporary halt to new Maryland medical marijuana licensing

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View of medical marijuana plant propagated at a growing operation in Washington on September 7, 2016. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post) Maryland’s medical marijuana program faces a potential new delay after a judge Thursday ordered a temporary halt to the program pending a hearing as part of a lawsuit that alleges regulators failed to consider racial diversity in licensing businesses. Baltimore …

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Expanded medical marijuana law grows Georgia program

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More than 100 new patients have received permission to use a form of medical marijuana in Georgia this month, bringing the statewide total of people using the product to more than 1800 less than three years after the state began the program. They still don’t have easy access to the drug, which can’t legally be produced in Georgia or brought …

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City chiefs see Rx pot facility as a good fit

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Comments a A Font Size A map showing Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary zones Some folks think it’s only natural that the bohemian tourist town of Eureka Springs gets a medical marijuana dispensary. Mayor Robert "Butch" Berry said he would like to have two, if not more. "I would like to have four if we could get them," Berry said. "Eureka …

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Event organizers gave free medical marijuana cards to veterans

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RENO, Nev (KOLO) — Numerous veterans in and around Reno received a free medical marijuana card. It’s a process of helping veterans realize the different options available to them, when it comes to treatment. Last year the Canna Community Connection helped more than 20 veterans sign up for medical marijuana. On May 27th, 2017, that number was a lot higher. …

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Will insurance cover medical marijuana & other questions as Pennsylvania develops program

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Pennsylvania is gearing up for full implementation of its medical marijuana law early next year, but significant questions still remain about exactly what that will look like for patients and businesses. Some of those questions have to do with the fact that medical marijuana is a new market here, and Pennsylvania’s law differs in varying degrees from those in other …

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Medical marijuana could cost big pharma $4 billion a year

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Once the federal government finally allows medical marijuana to become a legitimate part of the healthcare industry, Big Pharma could suffer the loss of billions of dollars, a new report finds. It seems the pharmaceutical trade has more than enough reasons to fear the legalization of marijuana, as an analysis conducted by the folks at New Frontier Data predicts the …

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Medical marijuana dispensary proposed in Edgewater

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A former Susquehanna Bank building in Edgewater is the next proposed site for a medical marijuana dispensary in Anne Arundel County. Evolution Wellness LLC has submitted an application to open a dispensary in the former bank at 3005 Solomons Island Road. The 1.5-acre site is located on a commercial strip down the street from Lee Airpark. Although it is considered …

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RI Superior Court issues medical marijuana decision

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In 2014, the Rhode Island American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed suit against a Westerly fabrics company on behalf of Christine Callaghan, who claimed she was discriminated against by the company for her participation in the state’s medical marijuana program. On Tuesday, Rhode Island Superior Court Justice Richard Licht ruled in favor of Callaghan, a decision which upholds the state …