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Is medical cannabis for pets a safe and useful treatment?

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MUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images Cannabis has proven medical benefits in humans and could be beneficial to pets. Q. Do you know anything about CBD? I know CBD helps with inflammation in humans but don’t how much to dose my dog, and will it work. — Gina from Pleasant Hill A. Cannabis? Really? Legitimate uses of medical marijuana and hemp — both …

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First medical marijuana business gets green light to grow

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health has given a Jefferson County medical marijuana licensee the green light to start growing. (HARRY FISHER / THE MORNING CALL) Cresco Yeltrah is the first of 12 grower/processor permit recipients deemed fully operational. The company will grow more than 30 genetic strains in its western Pennsylvania facility and will create an array of “pharmaceutical-grade” marijuana …

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Medical marijuana case moves forward after requests for resolution

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Green Thumb Industries security head Terry Gainer is seen in October 2016 at the site of a proposed medical marijuana growing operation in Hagerstown. A medical marijuana company’s lawsuit that claims regulators illegally rejected its grower’s license application will move forward after a judge denied motions to resolve the case. Court records show Baltimore City Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams …

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Three medical marijuana companies vie to put down roots in Youngstown

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three medical companies made pitches to establish medical marijuana dispensaries in Youngstown at a Monday night meeting with members of city council. When many think marijuana they don’t think Western medicine, but speakers from dispensary companies painted pictures closely resembling doctors offices with waiting rooms, prescriptions and even licensed pharmacists, as they spoke about bringing their business …

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Conditional approval sought for medical marijuana dispensary in Muhlenberg Township

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After realizing the cost of retrofitting the property at 2701 Fifth Street Highway (formerly Jack O’Reilly Tuxedos), would exceed the budgeted cost, Harvest LLC, doing business as SMPB Retail LLC, began looking at 3225 Fifth Street Highway, which would be more move-in ready. Township Manager Jamal Abodalo explained that SMPB is looking at both properties in case the Pennsylvania Department …

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Slow down in process of AR medical marijuana cultivation center, dispensary applications

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The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission holds its October meeting to get an update on the progress of the application process for cultivation centers and dispensaries. (Photo: KATV) LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Last minute applications are causing a slow down in the application process for medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries in Arkansas. Monday afternoon, Joel DiPippa with the Department of …

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No card, no medicine for thousands of medical marijuana patients

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By: Mike Vasilinda | WCTV Eyewitness News TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Thousands of medical marijuana patients are caught in a catch 22; they have been recommended for treatment, but they can’t start receiving medication until they receive an ID card from the state, which has been delayed because of short staffing. Lauren Drake’s parents, both in their 70’s, have been …

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Sessions pressures Congress on medical marijuana law

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Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The 85 words almost seemed an afterthought when Congress hurriedly crammed them into a massive budget bill late in the Obama administration, as if lawmakers wanted to acknowledge America’s outlook on marijuana had changed, but not make a big deal of it. Almost three years later, a multibillion-dollar industry and the freedom of millions to …