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Oxnard OKs medical marijuana deliveries, shows some openness to dispensaries

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Deliveries of medical cannabis will soon be allowed in Oxnard after action from the City Council to relax one area of its marijuana ordinance. By a unanimous vote, the council on Tuesday approved medical marijuana deliveries and requested more information on other commercial aspects of recreational and medicinal pot. It was an indication that other parts of the city marijuana …

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Ohio senator wants feds to lift prohibition on marijuana

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COLUMBUS The state senator who helped push through Ohio’s medical marijuana law wants to ask U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Drug Enforcement Agency and the U.S. Congress to re-classify cannabis. State Sen. Kenny Yuko, D-Richmond Heights, introduced a resolution in the Ohio Senate on Wednesday that would make a formal request to the feds to drop marijuana from the …

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Can the Philippines Legalize Medical Marijuana Despite Duterte’s Violent Drug Crackdown?

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(arda savaşcıoğulları/iStock) The Philippines is a country rich in history and cultural significance, but President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown on drug offenders has created a deep divide in the international community. “It’s effective. I will not deprive Filipinos of the benefits of medicinal marijuana.” Duterte won the Philippine presidential election on May 9, 2016, with 39% of the votes in …

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Forget the US. Here’s where medical marijuana is really taking off

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There’s a groundswell of support for cannabis legalisation in the United States, with 29 states, as well as Washington D.C. approved for medicinal cannabis, and eight for lifestyle use. Things are farther ahead in Canada. Regulations for production and sales have been in place for over three years, and the federal government has introduced a timeline to full federal legalisation …

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West Wendover approves locale for medical marijuana dispensary, now seeks interested businesses

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(Tribune file photo) Councilwoman Jasie Holm cast the lone opposing vote, reportedly over concerns about limiting the dispensary to West Wendover’s industrial park. Holm, other members of the City Council and Mayor Daniel Corona did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Also under state law, Bartlome said West Wendover is only allowed one dispensary given its resident population of …

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Alliance council OKs cultivation, sale of medical marijuana

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Alliance on Monday night became the second city in Stark County after Canton to approve regulations allowing cultivators and dispensaries of legalized medical marijuana to open within its boundaries. ALLIANCE City Council has voted to allow the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana under strict conditions in the city once the state allows the purchase of marijuana for medicinal purposes …