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Clinton medical marijuana office opens to assist patients

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Buy Now CLINTON — You can’t purchase medical marijuana in Clinton, but you can consult with a health care professional about the program. Medical Cannabis Outreach in Clinton opened in July and, after a slow start, is steadily growing, said owner and CEO Eric Sweatt. “We were pretty slow in the beginning, but then put some dollars into marketing and …

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Rossford leaders see promise of medical marijuana

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As municipalities across Ohio grapple with the pending arrival of medicinal marijuana in their communities, Rossford Mayor Neil MacKinnon’s pro-pot stance is fairly simple. It’s about keeping his constituents — not to mention his family — safe during an opioid epidemic which, according to the Ohio Department of Health, resulted in more than 4,000 unintentional overdose deaths statewide in 2016. …

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Why some people think medical marijuana is a key to ending the opioid epidemic

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According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, subjects given cannabidiol, one of the active chemicals in marijuana, saw a seizure reduction by 39 percent on average. (June 2017) Wochit (Photo: Provided by Jack Cain, communications director of NORML) INDIANAPOLIS — Medical marijuana advocates are responding to Gov. Eric Holcomb and other weed critics in Indiana …

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Rossford leaders see promise of medical marijuana

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As municipalities across Ohio grapple with the pending arrival of medicinal marijuana in their communities, Rossford Mayor Neil MacKinnon’s pro-pot stance is fairly simple. It’s about keeping his constituents — not to mention his family — safe during an opioid epidemic which, according to the Ohio Department of Health, resulted in more than 4,000 unintentional overdose deaths statewide in 2016. …

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Why some people think medical marijuana is a key to ending the opioid epidemic

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According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, subjects given cannabidiol, one of the active chemicals in marijuana, saw a seizure reduction by 39 percent on average. (June 2017) Wochit (Photo: Provided by Jack Cain, communications director of NORML) Medical marijuana advocates are responding to Gov. Eric Holcomb and other weed critics in Indiana by taking …

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Judge rules man convicted of murder can use medical marijuana despite probation rules

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MIAMI — On probation for a bloody 1999 gang murder, Miguel Valdes takes a host of pills to keep his longtime schizophrenia in check. Now, he can also legally use another medicine — marijuana, a drug that normally would get a convicted killer locked up for violating probation. A Miami judge, over fierce objections from prosecutors, allowed the 34-year-old Valdes …

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Ohio’s First Crop of Medical Marijuana Dealers See Green, But Face Hurdles

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On Friday, the Ohio Department of Commerce will stop accepting applications for its first crop of medical marijuana dispensary licenses. Although only 60 licenses will be issued, some industry insiders estimate that applications will number in the hundreds. "It’s a very hot market," said Thomas Rosenberger, executive director of the National Cannabis Industry Association’s recently formed Ohio chapter. They’ll help …

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What to expect from Chandler’s second medical marijuana dispensary

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Chandler will soon get its second medical marijuana dispensary, taking the total number of dispensaries in the East Valley to nearly 20. The dispensary, dubbed Territory, will open in a 2,500 square-foot building near 54th and Detroit streets by mid-January. James Christensen, Territory co-founder, said patients can expect a welcoming environment with a well-lit, open floor plan. "We want to …