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Delaware’s medical marijuana Robin Hood or convicted drug dealer?

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Jessica Andrevich was convicted of dealing marijuana. She has been making edible marijuana candies and other products for years to help those who don’t want to smoke the drug use it for medicinal purposes. Suchat Pederson/The News Journal Buy Photo In some circles, Jessica Andreavich is known as the Robin Hood of Delaware’s medical marijuana community. But to law enforcement …

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Medical Cannabis Patient Seeks Nevada Supreme Court Rehearing

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A medical marijuana patient is asking the Nevada Supreme Court to reconsider its refusal to end mandatory state registration and fees for medical cannabis cards now that marijuana is legal statewide for recreational use. The southern Nevada man, a migraine-suffer identified only as John Doe, accuses the state of discriminating against medicinal cannabis users by regulating them more strictly than …

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Maryland’s highest court rules in medical marijuana case

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Finalists seeking licenses to grow medical marijuana in the state can defend their interests in a legal challenge over how they were chosen, Maryland’s highest court ruled Friday. The Court of Appeals reversed a lower court ruling that barred the finalists from involvement in the case. "We are gratified by the decision of the Court of Appeals granting our clients …

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South Floridians could pay more for medical marijuana

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South Floridians could have to pay more than other Floridians for medical marijuana after the state awards five new grower licenses in the next week. None of the new licenses are likely to be issued to South Florida, where many of the qualified patients live. Zachary Davis, a lawyer for Keith St. Germain nursery in Homestead, said delivery costs mean …

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Firm with Russian links will open N.J.’s 6th medical marijuana dispensary

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A sixth medical marijuana dispensary will be operating in New Jersey by the end of the year after the state granted a long-delayed license to the Harmony Foundation on Thursday to grow cannabis in Secaucus. The nonprofit’s application had been pending since 2011. The facility will be housed inside a 10,000-square-foot portion of “a big light industrial building” outfitted with …

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Maryland’s top court hears case on medical marijuana growers’ dispute

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Companies in the final running for licenses to grow medical marijuana should be able to defend their multimillion-dollar investments against a legal challenge over how those finalists were picked, an attorney for the state argued Thursday in court. The Court of Appeals, Maryland’s top judicial body, heard oral arguments about whether those companies should be allowed to …

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Proposal limits medical marijuana dispensaries for northwest Ohio

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COLUMBUS — Lucas County could get at most two medical marijuana dispensaries, and the entire rural northwest Ohio quadrant would be limited to 10 under a map proposed by state regulators. Of the expected 60 dispensaries expected to be licensed to sell newly legal marijuana oils, patches, edibles, and other products, five each would be distributed to Cuyahoga and Franklin …

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Senators buck Sessions, move to protect state medical marijuana laws

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Enlarge / U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Getty | Chip Somodevilla The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved a budget amendment that would prevent the Department of Justice from cracking down on state-legal medical marijuana—likely to the consternation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The amendment prevents the Department of Justice from using any of its funds to prevent states from …