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Ohio marijuana advocates continue medical marijuana, hemp ballot effort

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The Ohio Medicinal Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Amendment would grant rights in the state constitution to use marijuana for medicinal purposes and grow industrial hemp. (Rich Pedroncelli, Associated Press) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Backers of a measure enshrining the right to use medical marijuana and grow industrial hemp in the Ohio Constitution are moving forward, despite the fact that medical marijuana …

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Revised rules allow 50% more medical marijuana shops, prohibit home delivery

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The Columbus Dispatch @ohioaj Ohioans could buy medical marijuana at 60 shops around the state, a 50-percent jump over the initial number proposed. But home delivery of pot will not be permitted, and marijuana shop T-shirts are banned. Those are among revised rules for marijuana dispensaries released today by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy, one of three agencies involved in …

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DDA approves medical marijuana plant in Northern Michigan

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KINGSLEY, MI – Those who would like to see a $20 million medical marijuana plant come to the village of Kingsley have cleared their first hurdle. The Northern Michigan village’s Downtown Development Authority unanimously voted to support the project at its meeting before more than 100 people on Wednesday, March 8. The symbolic vote does not mean the project is …

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Can a worker be fired for using medical marijuana? Massachusetts SJC to consider question

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In this Feb. 17, 2016 photo, marijuana plants grow at the home of Jeremy Nickle, in his backyard in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday will take up the question of whether a business can fire an employee for using medical marijuana outside of work. The case, Cristina Barbuto vs. Advantage Sales and Marketing , pits businesses that …

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Doctors Show Support For Medical Marijuana

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Columbia, South Carolina (WLTX) — More than a dozen physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals testified in favor of legalizing marijuana for medicinal use. It happened during a South Carolina Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee Wednesday night. The bill would allow doctors to recommend the use of up to two ounces of marijuana for health purposes. Dozens of medical professionals spoke …

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Kingsley DDA supports medical marijuana project

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KINGSLEY — Laughter echoed across a Kingsley village meeting when Gay Travis said she never had anything to do with marijuana. But Travis, a 71-year-old resident and retired first-grade teacher, told village downtown development authority members on Wednesday she supported a proposed $20 million medical marijuana growing facility in her community. She spoke softly, but firmly, about how Kingsley needed …

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Holyoke medical marijuana facility public forum

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A medical marijuana company is looking to grow pot in Holyoke and Wednesday night they presented their plans to residents. GTI Massachusetts held a hearing at the Kelley School in Holyoke, to educate the public on their plans and hear any concerns. The Chicago based company wants to renovate 28 Appleton Street to become their cultivation …