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Long Beach’s first fully licensed medical marijuana shop is set to open

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Marijuana is coming back to Long Beach. The Green Room announced plans to open soon as the first licensed dispensary since last year’s votes to allow and tax cannabis. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press Telegram/SCNG) Marijuana is coming back to Long Beach. The employees at the Green Room are excited to be opening soon. This is the first licensed dispensary …

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Advocates, Regulators Discuss Future Of Medical Marijuana In Arkansas

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Talk show host Montel Williams speaks to the crowd at the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association symposium Wednesday. Potential operators of medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries came together at a half-day symposium in Little Rock Wednesday to discuss their expectations of what the new industry will be like. Among the attendees was TV host Montel Williams, who gave the keynote …

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Home delivery a budding option for medical marijuana users

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ALBANY — Every two weeks, Christine Hernandez receives a package of medical marijuana at her door. The Albany woman is a registered caregiver for five certified medical marijuana patients, including her brother, Kevin. She used to trek to an Albany dispensary run by Etain, one of 10 state-licensed medical marijuana companies, once a month, but now has the convenience of …

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Medical marijuana provider sues Billings over zoning ban

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Jason Smith, co-owner Montana Advanced Caregivers, in February 2016. The owners of a medical marijuana provider business, as well as one of their patients, is suing the city of Billings over its ban on dispensaries within city limits. Rich Abromeit , co-owner of Montana Advanced Caregivers, and Nancy Moore are listed as plaintiffs in the lawsuit, filed in district court …

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Ready, set, grow: SU picks medical marijuana business vendor

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Southern University on Friday selected Advanced Biomedics of Lafayette to operate its medical marijuana business. The other finalists were Med Louisiana of Lafayette and Southern Roots Therapeutics of Baton Rouge. A Southern University review committee had recommended Med Louisiana as operator of the school’s medical marijuana business. Southern’s board of supervisors reviewed the offers from the three finalists at a …

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Advocates, Regulators Discuss Future Of Medical Marijuana In Arkansas

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Talk show host Montel Williams speaks to the crowd at the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association symposium Wednesday. Potential operators of medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries came together at a half-day symposium in Little Rock Wednesday to discuss their expectations of what the new industry will be like. Among the attendees was TV host Montel Williams, who gave the keynote …

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Why Medical Marijuana Research Is Gaining Support From the GOP

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There’s currently a lot of roadblocks to researching medical marijuana – and a growing number of people in Congress want that to change. Some Utah residents are working overtime to get medical marijuana on the state’s ballot next year. They seem to have just gotten a surprising new Republican ally in their effort – Senator Orrin Hatch. The state’s senior …