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Mexico approves legalising medical marijuana

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President Nieto is expected to approve the bill Mexico’s Congress has approved the legalisation of medicinal cannabis. A bill proposing to allow its use for scientific and health purposes was passed easily in the country’s Senate last December . On Friday, the Lower House of Congress voted 371 in favour of the bill, with only 19 politicians voting against it …

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Medical marijuana facility could operate in Holyoke by November (photos)

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HOLYOKE — The city’s first medical marijuana facility could be functioning by November if the City Council grants its expected approval Tuesday. The Council at 7 p.m. at City Hall will consider a 5-0 recommendation from its Ordinance Committee in favor of granting a special permit to GTI Massachusetts NP Corp. to run a medical marijuana cultivation and processing facility …

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Plan for medical marijuana now, Dingman supervisors say

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As state begins to issue licenses, supervisors consider how a licensed grower or dispensary in Dingman might affect zoning and safety The Dingman board of supervisors (Photo by Anya Tikka) By Anya Tikka DINGMAN TOWNSHIP — As Pennsylvania sets up a system to grow, sell, and regulate medical marijuana, what does that mean for towns like Dingman? Township supervisors said …

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Medical marijuana is about to become big business in southwest Michigan

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Michael Caterina Medical marijuana has been a recent hot topic in many southwest Michigan communities. And it’s about to become big business here, too. Two proposed ventures for Buchanan could bring investments of $500,000 to $1 million to the small town. And even larger, multimillion-dollar commercial cannabis operations in this blossoming industry recently decriminalized by the state of Michigan are …

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Legal medical marijuana reaches milestone in NH

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Lisa Withrow, APRN, owner of Palliativity Medical Group in Bedford, has certified hundreds of patients for therapeutic cannabis. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader) New Hampshire Sunday News Standing outside Prime Alternative Care Center’s dispensary in Merrimack are Keenan Blum, left, an ATC technician, and Brett Sicklick, the company’s chief operating officer. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader) It’s been one year since New Hampshire’s first …

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Mexico Lawmakers Approve Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana

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Mexico’s lawmakers have overwhelmingly passed a bill to legalize the medical use of marijuana. According to Reuters , the bill sailed through the Senate in December, passed the Lower House of Congress on Friday, and will now be sent to President Enrique Pena Nieto, who is expected to sign it. “The ruling eliminates the prohibition and criminalization of acts related …

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Bryan pastor joins fight for medical marijuana

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Rick Sitton had no way of knowing his grandson Jacob would be diagnosed with severe autism when he was 18 months old. Now 9, Jacob is mute. He suffers from, in Sitton’s words, "severe facial tics," and he hits himself in the head and chest as a "reflexive action." He doesn’t strike himself hard enough to cause permanent damage, but …

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Hundreds apply for limited permits to grow, sell medical marijuana in Pa.

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Image Gallery for Hundreds apply for limited permits to grow, sell medical marijuana in Pa. Avoca native Mary Pat Julias wants to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Mayfield and Wilkes-Barre as part of a larger ambition: to offer a holistic approach to helping people become healthy and lead productive lives. Julias is among hundreds of applicants statewide seeking 39 state …