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Editorial: Time to get moving on medical marijuana

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(Photo: Brennan Linsley) Now comes the hard part. Last month Florida voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 2 to allow patients with conditions like cancer or epilepsy to use medical marijuana. Seventy-one percent of voters said "yes"; 2 million more Floridians voted for Amendment 2 than voted for Donald Trump. We think that sends a pretty clear message. And yet it doesn’t …

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AR Lawmakers Appoint Medical Marijuana Commission

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Error loading player: No playable sources found LITTLE ROCK, AR.– (via KARK) — We now know the group of regulators who will make key decisions about the state’s medical marijuana program. Lawmakers held a press conference Wednesday at the capitol to make the announcement. The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission will control who gets licenses to grow and sell medical marijuana …

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Judge Rules To Restore Montana Medical Marijuana Provider Provisions Immediately

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It has been a very, very long road for the Montana medical marijuana community. Medical marijuana was legalized in 2004 in Montana, gutted by the Montana Supreme Court in 2011, and voters voted to restore the program on Election Day 2016. A problem with the 2016 initiative was thought to delay implementation for quite some time, however, a federal judge …

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New York to allow wholesaling of medical marijuana products

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Currently, each of the five licensed growers in New York can only offer their product at the four dispensaries they operate. The new rules would potentially allow them to sell their products at each other’s dispensaries. ALBANY — People using medical marijuana in New York may soon have more products to choose from and more options on where to buy …

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Fayetteville Attorney Appointed To State Medical Marijuana Commission

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LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) — A new five-member commission appointed Wednesday (Dec. 7) will administer and regulate the licensing of medical marijuana dispensaries and cultivation facilities in the state. It’s a task Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson didn’t want to be faced with, as he was a vocal opponent of medical marijuana. Disagreements aside, he, along with the House Speaker and Senate …

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Poll: Would you be OK with a PA medical marijuana grower setting up shop next to your home, business?

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Carlisle Borough Council will host a public hearing tonight at 6:45 p.m. to discuss where in the borough a medical marijuana grower can grow it legally. Pennsylvania became the 24th state earlier this year to legalize medical marijuana. Shortly thereafter, borough council members started thinking about its zoning map, and where growers should be allowed to set up shop. Zoning …

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ND medical marijuana still months away with no set timeline, despite deadline

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Leaves of marijuana plants to extract the hemp fiber that is often used in traditional Japanese clothes and accessories, are seen at Japan’s largest legal marijuana farm in Kanuma, Tochigi prefecture, Japan July 5, 2016. Picture taken July 5, 2016. REUTERS/Issei Kato FARGO — North Dakota’s new medical marijuana law will not take effect on Thursday, Dec. 8 — the …