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State plans to expand struggling medical pot program

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Still waiting to turn a profit after pouring tens of millions of dollars into launching New York’s medical marijuana program, the five companies producing and distributing the drug are opposing a state plan to bring more growers and sellers into the market. The Department of Health, aiming to improve patient access, plans to add five more companies within two years …

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State plans to expand struggling medical pot program

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Still waiting to turn a profit after pouring tens of millions of dollars into launching New York’s medical marijuana program, the five companies producing and distributing the drug are opposing a state plan to bring more growers and sellers into the market. The Department of Health, aiming to improve patient access, plans to add five more companies within two years …

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Lawsuit: Medical marijuana amendment left off mail-in ballots

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A lawsuit filed in southeast Florida alleges that the medical marijuana amendment was left off some mail-in ballots. Attorneys said they are not sure if it was a half-dozen, 10,000 or 100,000 ballots. Putting the brakes on medical marijuana businesses A quarter-million ballots have gone out in Broward County and 60,000 have already been returned. At least …

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Medical Marijuana Proposal Would Face Long Road Before Legalization

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Sarah R. Gregory State Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-11th, of Cosby, continues to push for legalization of cannabis for specific medical purposes statewide. He has said he will introduce such legislation next year if he’s re-elected to the Tennessee General Assembly. Faison spent three days in Colorado earlier this month to talk with former Tennessee residents who’ve moved to that state …

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Westerly Council OKs medical marijuana zoning rules

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WESTERLY — After two years of deliberation, the town now has special zoning regulations aimed at managing medical marijuana growing operations. The Town Council voted unanimously Monday to approve the new regulations following a public hearing during which they heard brief comments both in favor of and opposing the new rules. The regulations, some councilors and other town officials predicted, …

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Medical marijuana amendment is about compassion

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For 45 years, the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida has been on a mission to accelerate therapies that stop seizures, find cures and save lives. With 400,000 Floridians living with epilepsy, we’ve had a lot of work to do. One of our guiding principles is our commitment to physician directed care. Simply, we believe that licensed medical doctors are best equipped …

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Medical Marijuana Pills Now Available In NYS

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New pharmaceutical grade marijuana pills A new pill is on the market in New York state: a medicinal marijuana pill. Manufacturer and distributor Columbia Care, which has a location in Rochester, says they are the first in the country to put this kind of pill on the market. Instead of using a chemically synthesized product, Columbia Care CEO Nicholas Vita …

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Ark. medical marijuana supporters launch TV ad

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Medical marijuana supporters began airing their first TV ad for one of two legalization proposals on the Arkansas ballot next month, touting the measure as a way to help treat children with seizures. One of the state’s top opponents of medical marijuana, however, said the ad shows that there’s a way to use compounds from …