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Multiple errors in Ohio medical marijuana program, auditor says

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Approximately 5,400 plants have started to grow from seeds planted on July 31, at Buckeye Relief a medical marijuana cultivation facility in Eastlake. As of Aug. 28 the plants are approximately four to six inches in height and are expected to grow another foot over the next month. The company has an estimated 9,600 plants total right now. Kristi Garabrandt …

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Broken Arrow passes regulations on medical marijuana

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An Oklahoma city has passed ordinances to regulate medical marijuana that have drawn criticism from backers of the measure to legalize medicinal use of the drug. The Tulsa World reports the Broken Arrow City Council voted Tuesday night to levy a $2,500 annual permit fee on dispensaries and prohibit renters from growing their own marijuana without written permission from the …

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Broken Arrow City Council approves $2,500 annual fee for medical marijuana businesses; lawsuit promised

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People pack the Broken Arrow City Council chamber Monday night as the council approves two ordinances to regulate the growing and processing of medical marijuana within the city limits. SAMANTHA VICENT/Tulsa World BROKEN ARROW — A Tulsa-based attorney plans to sue the city of Broken Arrow for what he described Monday as “governmental overreach” in its new medical marijuana ordinance. …

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Ben McAdams will vote for Prop 2 to legalize medical marijuana; Mia Love is undecided

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(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams announces his plans to run against two-term Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, for the state’s 4th Congressional District, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah 4th District Rep. Mia Love meets with Salt Lake Tribune’s editorial board Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Candidates in …

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Michigan’s medical marijuana gray area gets grayer

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The state Medical Marihuana Licensing Board could not have handled setting up and rolling out the medical marijuana facility licensing system in a more ham-fisted manner. It seems as though the whole thing was set up by people who fear marijuana and don’t want it to work. Yet again, the MMLB has had to move the deadline for the end …

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Lt. Governor asks again to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block medical marijuana from the ballot

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SALT LAKE CITY — Lt. Governor Spencer Cox is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block Proposition 2 from going on the November ballot. In a court filing obtained by FOX 13, the Utah Attorney General’s Office (which is acting as the Lt. Governor’s legal counsel) defended his authority to put the medical marijuana ballot initiative …

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Trenton council debates merits of opening medical marijuana dispensary

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In this 2014 file photo, a pro-marijuana activist holds a flag with the likeness of marijuana leaves to coincide with a Statehouse rally in support of legalizing marijuana in Trenton. TRENTON — Marijuana advocates said at a meeting Tuesday one of the biggest impediments that could keep Trenton from embracing the cannabis culture is the “Cheech and Chong” stereotype of …

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Louisiana lifts limit on patients who can access medical marijuana

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State regulators on Monday (Sept. 17) got rid of a rule that limited the number of patients Louisiana doctors can recommend medical marijuana to. The Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners met Monday to consider changing several rules that currently place restrictions on patient access to medical marijuana. That included a patient limit rule that prevented Louisiana doctors licensed under the …