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Ticket To Ride: Pot Sellers Put Seniors On The Canna-Bus

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Megan Baker, left, of Papa & Barkley Co., a Cannabis company based in Eureka, Calif., shows Shirley Avedon of Laguna Woods different products intended to help with pain relief. Shirley Avedon, 90, had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome that sends shooting pains into both of her hands and an aversion to conventional steroid and surgical treatments …

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Medical Marijuana Update

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Medical Marijuana Update The US Justice Department is sitting on marijuana research applications, Congress refuses again to let VA docs recommend medical marijuana to Vets, an Arizona appeals court ruling gets appealed, and more. National Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans. Sens. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HA) last Wednesday filed the Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe …

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Oklahoma’s first medical marijuana compliance business helps new business owners

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Oklahoma’s first medical marijuana compliance business helps new business owners. (KTUL) TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Big changes are coming as people work to open their own medical marijuana dispensaries, but rules and regulations can be a bit overwhelming. Kenneth Thomas is about to open King Chronic Premium Cannabis near East 71st and Riverside Drive. “We plan to come into this …

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Hemp CBD v. Medical Marijuana

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At just 6 years old, Zoe Adams’ body rocks with seizures, sleep problems and hyperactivity thanks to a diagnosis of Sanfilippo syndrome. Even though it’s incurable, her parents found an over the counter supplement that helps to alleviate their daughter’s symptoms – including the seizures. Hemp cannabidiol oil, commonly referred to as CBD. “The first time we put her on …

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Church leaders want Utah Legislature to legalize medical marijuana by year’s end

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_Laura Seitz, Deseret News_ _Elder Jack Gerard, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, center, talks with members of the media after a broad coalition of Utah community leaders announced its opposition to Utah’s medical marijuana ballot initiative during a press conference at the Utah State Office Building in Salt Lake City on Thursday, …

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School board to keep current policy on medical marijuana in place

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Parents confront board about updating policy Since Benjamin Wann started taking medical marijuana nearly three years ago, he hasn’t had a seizure. Wann, a junior at Mountain Vista, was diagnosed with epilepsy at 3 years old. In 2014, Sarah Porter’s 7-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. Her options were colon surgery or the pharmaceutical drug route. Instead, Porter moved …

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Students, local residents respond to Ford School medical marijuana report

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In a survey of over 1,800 local governments in Michigan, the Ford School of Public Policy’s spring 2018 Michigan Public Policy survey showed most prohibit medical marijuana and nearly half report that medical marijuana created issues in their community. This survey gauged where the state’s municipal governments stand on the issue of medical marijuana. As of Aug. 31, Ann Arbor, …

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Oklahoma’s first medical marijuana compliance business helps new business owners

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Oklahoma’s first medical marijuana compliance business helps new business owners. (KTUL) TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Big changes are coming as people work to open their own medical marijuana dispensaries, but rules and regulations can be a bit overwhelming. Kenneth Thomas is about to open King Chronic Premium Cannabis near East 71st and Riverside Drive. “We plan to come into this …