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Medical Marijuana Weeks Away From Being Sold Legally In Texas

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WINTER GARDEN, Florida ( CBS DFW ) – Texas is weeks away from the first legal sale of medical marijuana. Two years after lawmakers legalized the drug for epilepsy patients, the state has licensed a company operating as Knox Medical to dispense the drug. CBS11 travelled to Winter Garden, Florida, where the company has already broken ground as one of …

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Why Recreational Marijuana Is Blocked While Medical Is Being Embraced

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On the night of the 2012 presidential elections, the story of Barack Obama’s re-election ran head-to-head with news of the groundbreaking legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado. Memes abounded, most featuring a cloud of smoke over the city of Denver bearing the caption, "Meanwhile in Colorado…" But America quickly realized, to the chagrin of many pot connoisseurs, that the prospect …

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5 Things to Know: Medical marijuana weeks away from being sold legally in Texas

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA WEEKS AWAY FROM BEING SOLD LEGALLY IN TEXAS Two years after lawmakers legalized the drug for epilepsy patients, the state has licensed a company operating as Knox Medical to dispense the drug. Tap here to read more. WATCH: DANCING SUSPECT TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AFTER LENGTHY CHASE THROUGH HOUSTON Houston police say a man is in custody after leading …

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Democratic Lawmakers Continue To Push Medical Marijuana Legalization in Wisconsin

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Tim Blakeley, manager of Sunset Junction medical marijuana dispensary, shows marijuana plant buds on May 11, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Some Democratic lawmakers are renewing a push to legalize medical marijuana. They say the move could keep people from using — and perhaps becoming hooked on — opioid painkillers. The fate of the proposal is uncertain, though, as long …

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Medical marijuana business owners study up on new regulations

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Buy Photo Brenda Lutz ran a medical marijuana provisioning center in Jackson but shuttered it in late September after the Jackson Narcotics Enforcement Team asked her to close. Commercial marijuana establishments like Lutz’s have been operating in a gray area since Michigan voters approved a medical marijuana statute in 2008. Marijuana businesses were not mentioned in the statute, and many …

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The CBD Oil Boom: Making Money on Medical Marijuana for the Masses

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Now Martin, his family, and friends are back in the medical-marijuana business. And this time, they may have struck gold — or, rather, struck oil. CBD oil. They’re tapping into a profitable industry of over-the-counter health products that is already generating tens of millions of dollars but may triple in total revenue in just the next three years. The growth …

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Boston zoning board OK’s Newbury St. medical marijuana dispensary

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Boston zoning officials on Tuesday approved a proposal for a medical marijuana dispensary on Newbury Street in the Back Bay, overriding neighbors who said the facility was too close to residences and would cause traffic problems. The unanimous vote by the city’s seven-member Zoning Board of Appeal removes a major hurdle for the dispensary group, Compassionate Organics, which had abandoned …

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Marijuana won in election; activists poised to ask Michiganders for legalization in 2018

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Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit Not all is bliss for Michigan’s marijuana activists and stoners — drug busts of pot growers and their criminal trials haven’t let up — yet marijuana is having a good year here, and a very …