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Lewes medical marijuana dispensary opens today

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First State Compassion Center in Lewes gives us a tour of their new medical marijuana dispensary as it nears completion. Opening of the downstate facility will double the number of medical dispensaries in Delaware. Jason Minto/The News Journal (Photo: Jason Minto, The News Journal) After months of delays, Delaware’s second medical marijuana dispensary will open in Sussex County today – …

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Gov. Snyder names former lobbyist, lawmaker Rick Johnson to chair medical marijuana board

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TODAY’S TOP STORIES TODAY’S TOP STORIES (Photo: Anthony Souffle, Chicago Tribune) LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday made long-awaited appointments to a board that will control medical marijuana licenses in Michigan, including a former lobbyist with ties to the medical marijuana industry who was named chairman of the influential board. Chosen for the board are: Former Speaker of the …

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After lengthy ban, medical marijuana may get second chance in Concord

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CONCORD — Reflecting society’s greater acceptance of marijuana use, city leaders may repeal a ban on medical pot dispensaries and home delivery that has stood for more than a decade. When Concord prohibited dispensaries and delivery in 2005, and outdoor cultivation eight years later, the city was in step with most of its central Contra Costa County neighbors. But the …

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Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Lewes with 17 local varieties

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First State Compassion Center will open its second license medical marijuana facility in Lewes today, offering 17 Delaware-grown cannabis strains. First State, which operates Delaware’s first licensed facility in Wilmington, will operate its second at 12000 Old Vine Boulevard in The Vineyards in Lewes. The 4,000-square-foot dispensary will be open Monday through Saturday. Weekday hours are 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 …

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Maryland faces yet another delay in medical marijuana licensing with judge’s order

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Maryland’s medical marijuana program faces a potential new delay after a judge Thursday ordered a temporary halt to the program pending a hearing as part of a lawsuit that alleges regulators failed to consider racial diversity in licensing businesses. Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams granted a temporary restraining order barring the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission from granting new licenses …