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Opposition causes medical marijuana dispensary in East Mt. Airy to relocate

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Handout Artist’s rendering of the proposed TerraVida medical marijuana dispensary that had been planned for East Mount Airy on Stenton Avenue. Political and community opposition to a proposed medical marijuana dispensary planned for Northwest Philadelphia has forced its owners to pull up stakes and look for another location. TerraVida Holistic Center, which has two additional dispensaries slated for the Philadelphia …

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80 Percent Of Medical Marijuana Tested At Recent NorCal Conference Is Tainted With Mold, Other Toxins

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Cannabis sold at Bay Area dispensaries is regularly referred to as "medicine," however a lack of regulation and testing around the product has led to significant supply of marijuana on dispensary shelves being tainted and/or toxic to the people who consume it. Following the recent HempCon at the Cow Palace in August, an array of medical marijuana products underwent testing …

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San Diego medical marijuana product for Mexico

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"For the Mexico market, we’ve had to develop a fully THC-free version," says Dr. Stuart Titus. Since early 2016, the San Diego–based Medical Marijuana Inc., doing business as HempMeds Mexico , has been exporting a version of its cannabidol (CBD) oil across the border. Last week, the company announced its first major sale to the Mexican government. "For the Mexico …

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Doctors and Patients In Florida Are Embracing Medical Marijuana

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While much of the marijuana news has focused on potential federal interference with legalized marijuana and California joining the ranks of legal recreational marijuana states, Florida has started what should become a mammoth medical marijuana business. Projections vary on the size of the Florida market for medical marijuana but the consensus estimate is that it will exceed $1 billion by …

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Inland Empire gets first licensed medical marijuana dispensary; more to follow

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Jean Dillard from Hemet waits for customers at the Green America medical marijuana dispensary that just opened and is the first licensed medical marijuana dispensary in the Inland Empire at Green America in Perris Wednesday, August 30, 2017. FRANK BELLINO, THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE/SCNG The Inland Empire has its first licensed medical marijuana dispensary, with Green America now open for business in …

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Iowa Gov. Appoints Members to New Medical Marijuana Board

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has appointed eight people to a medical marijuana advisory board created under a new state law. The Republican governor announced appointments to the medical cannabidiol board Wednesday, though one slot remains vacant. The positions are unpaid and not subject to Senate confirmation. The board was one of several provisions in a …

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Oceanside continues crafting medical marijuana ordinance

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Oceanside is considering some forms of legalized marijuana. (Union-Tribune file photo) Cannabis consumers, consultants and dispensary representatives offered their ideas this week on how Oceanside can create a medical marijuana ordinance unique to its needs. “The real issue is going to be on the dispensary side,” said Oceanside Councilman Jerry Kern. He’s one of four members of the city’s medical …

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Nearly 800 OK’d for medical marijuana IDs; slow-going on growing, dispensary applications

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The state Department of Health has approved nearly 800 medical marijuana registry identification cards allowing citizens to obtain Arkansas-grown, doctor-prescribed pot and other cannabis-related medical products. (Photo: MGN) TALK BUSINESS & POLITICS ) — The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission has not yet received applications for pot-growing and cultivation facilities as of Wednesday (Aug. 30), and there have only been two …