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Headache symptoms broadened for medical marijuana program

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HARTFORD — As the announced total of patients in Connecticut’s medical marijuana program broke 19,000, the board of doctors who supervise the inclusion of new ailments on Friday decided, for the first time, to broaden the scope of categories for future eligibility. They decided to remove migraine headaches – approved in June – from the list, and substitute it with …

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How will Pataskala’s new medical marijuana law work?

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PATASKALA – How will Pataskala’s new medical marijuana ordinance work? And will it attract investment? The answer to the first question can be found in the 14-page ordinance Pataskala City Council approved in July. The answer to the second question will remain unanswered, at least for the time being. What sort of medical marijuana businesses does the legislation permit? In …

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Medical Marijuana Takes Off

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But unclear if any Highlands doctors ‘certify’ patients By Chip Rowe New York State continues to ease its restrictions on medical marijuana, hoping to add more patients to a registry of those who can consume the drug for a limited number of severe illnesses. The number of patients jumped nearly 75 percent after the state Department of Health approved its …

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Seminar shedding light on medical marijuana

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Representatives of a Springfield medical marijuana dispensary hope to clear the air about the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program and help those with covered illnesses get treatment. Maribis of Springfield will present the seminar from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Jacksonville Public Library. Maribis manager Dan Linn said anyone with questions about medical cannabis can attend. “We’re hoping …

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Medical marijuana facility gets approval in Wilkes-Barre

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WILKES-BARRE — The developers of a proposed medical marijuana dispensary in Wilkes-Barre plan to open the facility within a few months after the city Zoning Hearing Board approved a special exception tor the project. “We are extremely excited to be in the community,” said Corey Fitze, a representative of Columbia Care Pennsylvania LLC. Columbia Care — which Fitze described as …

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Young flock to prepare for medical marijuana industry in Pa.

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DOYLESTOWN— Growing up in a Colonial home in Downingtown, Alessandro Cesario cultivated an interest in the family garden, trying to become “in tune” with plants and insects, and by the time he was 16, he knew he wanted to work with plants in his career. Specifically, one plant: cannabis. So he spent four years at Delaware Valley University, taking courses …

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Florida cities face ‘all or nothing’ choices on medical marijuana

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Florida cities and counties are in a dilemma about pot. State lawmakers approved regulations in June that left city and county officials with a Hobson’s choice about the sale of medical marijuana in their communities. Local governments can either impose outright bans on medical-marijuana dispensaries or allow unlimited numbers of marijuana retail outlets, under an “all or nothing” approach approved …