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Couple was wrongfully arrested after being stopped with medical marijuana, lawsuit says

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LANSING — A southwest Michigan couple is suing Michigan State Police after they said they were wrongly arrested and detained twice for possessing medical marijuana. Iesha and Anthony Williams, both of Kalamazoo, were stopped twice in Lansing on Nov. 30, 2016. In the lawsuit, they allege they were subject to an unlawful search, false arrest and unlawful seizure of cash. …

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Better Marijuana Stock: Aurora Cannabis vs. Auxly Cannabis Group

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At least on two fronts, there’s no contest between Aurora Cannabis ( NASDAQOTH:ACBFF ) and Auxly Cannabis Group ( NASDAQOTH:CBWTF ). One is market cap: Aurora’s market cap is nearly 18 times bigger than Auxly’s. Then there’s stock performance. So far this year, Aurora is up close to 38%, while Auxly is down 33%. But market cap and previous performance …

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One of the Country’s Reddest States Is About to Pass a Landmark Medical Marijuana Bill

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Mother Jones illustration Over the past several months, Utah voters have been gearing up to vote on Proposition 2 , a first-of-its-kind ballot initiative aimed at legalizing medical cannabis statewide this November. It was polling well— 64 percent of Utahns were in favor of the measure in September—but the initiative was also opposed by some of the state’s major power …

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Growing Pains: Amid ‘green rush,’ Grand Rapids presses pause on medical marijuana licenses

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GRAND RAPIDS — Since opting to allow medical marijuana businesses in July, Grand Rapids has seen a wave of development interest that’s driving up real estate prices and sending city officials scrambling to adapt with new regulations. The City Commission adopted a moratorium last month that extends by six months the initial Nov. 1 start date for accepting applications. City …

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Gulf Coast mayor backs medical marijuana at petition event

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Tommy Beadle of Pensacola, Fla. speaks about her son who was convicted in Madison County of drug trafficking although he said the marijuana was for his personal use. Jimmie E. Gates OCEAN SPRINGS — A mayor on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast hosted a weekend event to collect signatures for an effort to legalize medical marijuana. WLOX-TV reports that Ocean Springs Mayor …

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Doctor says medical marijuana patients left without care after his license suspension

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Hide caption Staff Writer @deanolsenSJR A Chicago doctor who says he is treating more than 1,800 patients in Springfield, Rockford and the Chicago area had to stop practicing last month when the state suspended his license for failing to make child-support payments. David Footerman, 66, said Sunday that the indefinite license suspension “seems overreaching, unjust and suspect,” and he said …

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Schimel, Kaul take on medical marijuana, school safety, Foxconn and more in 2nd debate

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MILWAUKEE — Incumbent Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel and Democratic challenger Josh Kaul met Sunday, Oct. 14 for their second debate ahead of the Nov. 6 election. During the debate, the candidates shared their thoughts on the potential legalization of medical marijuana in Wisconsin. "We have enough people driving drunk. We do not need more driving under the influence of …

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Three different medical marijuana proposals on Missouri ballot in November

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Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. KANSAS CITY, MO – KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri could become the 31st state to legalize medical marijuana after voters weigh in Nov. 6 on three ballot issues. That’s right, there are three different proposals to legalize medical marijuana in the state, …