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House OKs medical marijuana

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CHARLESTON — By a 76-24 vote, the West Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill Tuesday that would legalize medical marijuana. The approved bill is an amended version of Senate Bill 386, the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act. It was sent back to the Senate to determine if members there concur with changes made in the House. However no action …

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Moore Township prepares for cell towers, medical marijuana

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By unanimous vote, the board directed solicitor David Backenstoe to finalize and advertise an ordinance that would define what equipment can be placed in a right of way. Wireless communications have been trying to circumvent zoning laws by putting cell towers in municipal rights of way, taking the position in legal challenges that they’re public utilities and thereby exempt from …

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Israel Is Experiencing a Green Rush in Medical Marijuana Research

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Israel’s recent decision to allow the cultivation, manufacturing, and export of medical marijuana has kicked off a green rush in the country, with almost 500 businesses applying for licenses. Investors from around the world have invested over $100 million into Israeli medical marijuana startups, and Israeli researchers have used some of this funding to conduct over 100 studies on medical …

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Hanford still receiving interest from medical marijuana companies as it moves forward with ordinance change

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HANFORD, Calif. (KFSN) — Tuesday night, leaders of one South Valley city are continuing the conversation about medical marijuana. Hanford is moving forward with changing their rules as it relates to allowing medical marijuana cultivation within the city’s industrial zone. This comes about a month after Purple Heart Patient Center pulled out of a proposal to bring large-scale medical marijuana …

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Pensacola’s first medical weed shop to open

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(Photo: AP file photo) The first medical marijuana dispensary in Pensacola will open on Wednesday. Trulieve, one of seven licensed cannabis dispensing organizations in Florida, will open its new dispensary at 10 a.m. Wednesday at 3119 N. Davis Highway, according to a press release from the company. The dispensary will sell products with both low and high amounts of THC, …

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Cannabis Confusion Is A Common Problem With Medical Marijuana

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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. HIALEAH (CBSMiami) – This past November, medical marijuana was legalized in Florida. Since then, medical clinics have started the process of taking patients, but a pair of Hialeah doctors is hoping to clear up some cannabis confusion. Nurses and doctors at the Miami Hialeah Medical Group claim that …

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County speeds up medical marijuana

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Ordinance could be done as soon as May 16 @JimRossOSB In an unexpected move, the County Commission on Tuesday unanimously agreed to accelerate the process for allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to set up shop in unincorporated Marion. A 180-day moratorium on such dispensaries will expire on May 18. The commission had signaled its intent to extend that moratorium for 90 …