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Medical marijuana supporters make last-minute plea to voters

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A group pushing to legalize medical marijuana in North Dakota is making a last-minute advertising push thanks to a surprise donation from a national organization, North Dakota Compassionate Care, which is sponsoring an initiated measure on the state’s ballot, quickly organized the ad campaign after receiving $15,000 last week from Drug Policy Action, said group spokeswoman …

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Australia Is Now Accepting Applications To Grow Medical Marijuana

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via Flickr user MarihuanayMedicina Medical marijuana has been officially legal in Australia since the passing of a federal bill back in February , but that hasn’t meant it’s been especially easy for patients down under to find it. Regulations regarding the actual growing, marketing, and selling of marijuana have had to come quickly after that landmark legislation; the bill, titled …

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Arkansas court won’t reconsider ruling on medical marijuana

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court said Thursday that it won’t reconsider its decision last week to disqualify a medical marijuana proposal from the ballot after thousands of people had already voted. In a 5-2 decision, the justices denied a petition to rehear the ruling, which blocked state officials from counting any votes cast for the proposal, …

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Santa Claus puts Medical Marijuana on ‘nice’ list

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(KTUU/NBC News) As communities across Alaska try to figure out how to handle the new legalized marijuana industry, many are opting out. Among those just saying no is the tiny town of North Pole, and that’s not sitting well with the town’s most famous resident: Santa Claus has put medical marijuana on his "nice" list. The man who legally changed …

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Start-Up Nation Poised To Corner the Global Medical Marijuana Market

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Medical marijuana is on track to become a booming industry in Israel, with 36 Israeli companies now doing clinical research on cannabis, according to a report in the Economist. That figure comes from Saul Kaye, the CEO of the venture fund and technology incubator iCAN. Israel’s health ministry is licensing a list of about 100 doctors to prescribe the drug, …

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Time for common sense on medical marijuana

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In 2004 Montana voters, by wide margin, passed an initiative to allow marijuana use for medical purposes. Persons with specified debilitating conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and chronic pain, could receive a medical marijuana card, if certified by a medical doctor. This provided blessed relief for some sick people. For example, one witness suffering severe cancer said that he …

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Southeast Texas marijuana activists hope to see medical marijuana legalized

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BEAUMONT – The legalization of recreational marijuana is on this election’s ballot in Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada. But activists in Southeast Texas say they hope it will soon be legalized for more medical purposes in Texas. With the recent passing of the Texas Compassionate Use Act in June of 2015, cannabis supporters believe that they have a foot …

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Start-Up Nation Poised To Corner the Global Medical Marijuana Market

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Medical marijuana is on track to become a booming industry in Israel, with 36 Israeli companies now doing clinical research on cannabis, according to a report in the Economist. That figure comes from Saul Kaye, the CEO of the venture fund and technology incubator iCAN. Israel’s health ministry is licensing a list of about 100 doctors to prescribe the drug, …