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Head of medical marijuana collective arrested

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A marijuana plant. (AP file Photo/Matilde Campodonico) A Ventura County sheriff’s narcotics unit arrested the head of a medical marijuana collective in Oxnard this week after serving a search warrant on her facility. Investigators are alleging the Sespe Creek Collective was operating outside guidelines established by California’s Proposition 215, a 1996 voter initiative also known as the Compassionate Use Act. …

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Lack of Broome County tax revenue from medical marijuana attributed to strict regulations

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Only $1,000 earned in 2016 tax revenue from lone dispensary in Broome County. JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Broome County is struggling to meet its goals of tax revenue from medical marijuana. $1,000 is the sum of the taxes earned by Broome County in 2016 from medical marijuana sales, which is 0.11 percent of the projected $850,000 that it thought it …

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Ballot Breakdown: Measure 5 on medical marijuana

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GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) – North Dakota voters will decide a hot-button medical marijuana issue. Both sides are unsure whether or not this will be passed. Grand Forks burglaries up 40 percent Low voter turnout for Minnesota Primary Charges dismissed against North Dakota Department of Human Services director But it’s been a long journey to get this far. It was …

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Election 2016: States Where Marijuana Is on the Ballot

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Marijuana is big this election cycle. Voters in nine states will decide whether to pass marijuana-related measures on Election Day. Four of them—Florida, Montana, North Dakota and Arkansas—will be voting on medical marijuana measures that either expand or establish the availability of cannabis for patients. Five others—California, Nevada, Arizona, Massachusetts and Maine—will be voting on whether to allow adults 21 …

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As they await election result, entrepreneurs poised for medical marijuana market

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Patrick Vo is CEO of BioTrackTHC in Fort Lauderdale, which developed software for the cannibas industry and has both business and government clients. (Carline Jean / Sun Sentinel) Medical marijuana-related businesses have been cropping up throughout South Florida — and eagerly await results of Tuesday’s vote on Amendment 2. From a seed-to-sale tracking company to a specialty staffing business to …

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Costa Mesa’s Measure W Fights for Safe, Quality Medical Marijuana Access in the City

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The Measure W kids A A "From the Earth has approximately 3,000 people from Costa Mesa who visit our location," says Kintu Patel, the Santa Ana dispensary’s owner and a leading figure behind Measure W, one of Costa Mesa’s three medical marijuana measures. "This proves that the residents of Costa Mesa want storefronts in the city. I see it every …

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Miami Beach Considers Six-Month Medical Marijuana Ban

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If the latest crop of polls is correct, medical marijuana will be legally available to sick people in Florida in just four days. As of last week, close to 80 percent of Floridians support Amendment 2 , which would legalize weed statewide for medical purposes, such as helping cancer or Alzheimer’s patients. Sixty percent of the electorate needs to approve …