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With medical marijuana now legal in Florida, is recreational pot far behind?

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With medical marijuana now broadly legal in Florida, what are the chances that cannabis will eventually be fully legal in the Sunshine State? A Tampa-based attorney is now leading that still-longshot effort. Frank Gluck/The News-Press More than 71 percent of Florida voters in November agreed marijuana should be used to treat serious illnesses – the highest margin of support among …

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Ted Ginn Sr., Troy Smith and Eric Metcalf eye Cleveland for medical marijuana dispensary

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Ted Ginn Sr., long-time football and track coach at Glenville High School, and former Ohio State University quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith said Tuesday they want to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Cleveland, Warrensville Heights, South Euclid or Lakewood with former Cleveland Brown Eric Metcalf.(Jackie Borchardt, cleveland.com) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Three big names in Cleveland football are …

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Township talks medical marijuana, but doesn’t get far

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Kalamazoo Township Manager Dexter Mitchell takes notes during board discussion. (Photo by John McNeill) KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP (WKZO-AM/FM) — Kalamazoo Township trustees held a preliminary discussion Monday on how they plan to handle the medical marijuana issue, but made no decisions. Like most communities, Township Manager Dexter Mitchell said, until the state gets organized, they will just have to wait before …

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Coral Gables Considers Banning Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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More than seven months after Florida voters overwhelmingly supported an amendment legalizing medical marijuana, Gov. Rick Scott finally signed off on the law late last month. But critics have pounced on the law’s shortcomings. Megalawyer John Morgan, who sponsored the amendment, is now suing the state because it doesn’t allow patients to smoke their medicine . There’s another problem with …

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Doctors still in limbo over Ohio’s medical marijuana rules

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COLUMBUS — Louis Johnson, managing director of OMNI Medical Services, showed up Monday at a hearing about proposed rules governing physicians under Ohio’s newly legal-medical marijuana program in hope the murky waters of “affirmative defense” might be cleared a bit. But he never heard the words mentioned in testimony before the hearing officer, and the words won’t be found in …

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4,900 customers using Supurb to get medical marijuana delivered

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Supurb, a Tempe-based company, harnesses the convenience utilized by services like Uber and Postmates to provide medical-marijuana delivery from dispensaries to patients. It’s the first online platform in Arizona to do this. Wochit (Photo: Loren Townsley/ The Republic) Dinner, a ride and office supplies are a few touchpad clicks away. So, Jonathan Ghiz and Justin Schudel figured that the booming …