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Maryland Approves 8 New Medical Marijuana Growers

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The Medical Cannabis Commission in Maryland approves 8 new medical marijuana growers. The growers just met the Monday deadline for approval to start legally cultivating and selling their plants to medical cannabis dispensaries throughout the state. Will more growers be approved? What about licensed dispensaries? Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Program In 2013, state lawmakers approved a medical cannabis program in Maryland. …

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Real-Life Tales of Travelling with Medical Marijuana

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When Peggy Kennedy arrives at a Canadian airport to travel within the country, she can never anticipate if she’s going to be treated like a criminal or a regular passenger. That’s because she’s been a medicinal marijuana patient since 2015. Her doctor agreed to prescribe it to help deal with the severe pain she lives with from a tractor-trailer accident …

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Planned for Mount Airy, Philadelphia, Meets Staunch Opposition at Zoning Hearing

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Dozens of residents and stakeholders, some wearing stickers that read "I live in Mt Airy and I oppose this location," crammed into a Philadelphia zoning hearing Tuesday morning to lay out their concerns about a state-approved medical marijuana dispensary. The facility is planned for the 8300 block of Stetson Avenue near Allen Lane, a residential neighborhood some worry could be …

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Report: The effects of medical marijuana to treat pain, PTSD are under researched

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Medical marijuana is now legal in 28 states and Washington, D.C., and is commonly prescribed for those with post-traumatic stress disorder or chronic pain. Despite this, very limited research is available that dives into the efficacy of medical marijuana for these symptoms. In two new studies from the Veterans Health Administration and the Annals of Internal Medicine , researchers delved …

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Medical marijuana shop planned for Fort Washington Office Park

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The closed Exxon station at 475 Pennsylvania Ave. — the corner of Pennsylvania and Commerce Drive — is the location of a medical marijuana dispensary planned by Bay LLC, operating as Cure Pennsylvania. Google Street View UPPER DUBLIN >> A vacant gas station in the Fort Washington Office Park has been tagged as the proposed site of a medical marijuana …

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Moraine plan says no to medical marijuana

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A proposal to prohibit medical marijuana operations in Moraine is set to be discussed tonight. The Moraine Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a public hearing on a ban that “would apply to all zoning districts,” according to City Planner Mike Hammes. Last week the city extended a moratorium on medical marijuana, allowing time for the city to finalize this …

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Adam Silver keeping open mind on use of medical marijuana for player pain management

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As society’s feelings on marijuana evolve toward legalization — sorry to disappoint the Attorney General but l ook at any poll on marijuana legalization broken down by age , he is in the fading old guard — professional sports leagues are going to have to deal with it. Currently, the NBA still tests for marijuana use, and if a player …

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Winter Park to consider banning cannabis dispensaries, agenda states

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This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) (Jeff Chiu / AP) WINTER PARK — City commissioners are planning to consider banning medical marijuana dispensaries within Winter Park at a meeting Monday afternoon. Municipalities across Central Florida are considering their options after state lawmakers approved …