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Colorado Offering MMJ Research Grants for Autism, Opioid Prevention, More

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Clinical trials that study medical marijuana are few and far between because of the plant’s federally illegal status. Colorado has been the rare exception to that rule, thanks to the passage of Amendment 64, and now the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hopes to expand on the state’s nine currently funded MMJ studies by offering nearly $3 million …

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FWB’s first medical cannabis dispensary to open Thursday

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FORT WALTON BEACH — The doors to Fort Walton Beach’s first medical marijuana dispensary will open Thursday morning. Miami-based Knox Medical was one of the first dispensaries established in Florida after Gov. Rick Scott signed the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act, allowing for a limited use of medical marijuana, in 2014. The Fort Walton Beach location at 109-F Racetrack Road N.E. …

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Utah Medical Marijuana Reforms are Months Away

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By Julian Hattem SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials say they are months away from finalizing regulations needed to implement the state’s narrow new medical cannabis law. Before that process ends, however, voters will weigh in on a broader marijuana scheme that could send the regulators back to the drawing board. Rules for growing and distributing medical marijuana for …

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Oceanside Council To Take Up Medical Marijuana Again

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The Oceanside City Council is pictured, Dec. 20, 2017. Above: The Oceanside City Council is pictured, Dec. 20, 2017. Oceanside Council To Take Up Medical Marijuana Again GUESTS: Jerry Kern , councilman, Oceanside City Council Dallin Young , executive director, Association of Cannabis Professionals Transcript The Oceanside City Council agreed in March to allow some medical marijuana businesses to legally …

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Franklin renews medical marijuana business ban

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Franklin City Council Monday renewed its moratorium on its ban on medical marijuana businesses. Council approved an emergency ordinance for a 61-day moratorium while another ordinance establishing a one-year moratorium goes through the city’s legislative process. If approved next month, the one-year moratorium would go into effect on Aug. 1. ED RICHTER/STAFF FRANKLIN — Franklin City Council approved Monday an …

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For some Christian voters in Oklahoma, medical marijuana is a ‘moral issue’

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As Oklahoma prepares to vote on medical marijuana legalization next Tuesday, some Christian voters in the deep-red state view the issue as a moral dilemma. If it passes, State Question 788 would legalize cannabis for medicinal purposes, making the Sooner State the 30th in the nation to do so. But some Christian voters see it as a step in the …

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Franklin renews medical marijuana business ban

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Franklin City Council Monday renewed its moratorium on its ban on medical marijuana businesses. Council approved an emergency ordinance for a 61-day moratorium while another ordinance establishing a one-year moratorium goes through the city’s legislative process. If approved next month, the one-year moratorium would go into effect on Aug. 1. ED RICHTER/STAFF FRANKLIN — Franklin City Council approved Monday an …