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Medical Marijuana Town Hall held in Hamburg

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(Photo: WGRZ Photo/Nate Krug) HAMBURG, N.Y. — A town hall meeting was held Sunday at the Buffalo and Erie Public Library’s Hamburg branch to discuss medical marijuana, and what’s currently legal under New York State’s health laws. The organization WNY NORML, a local chapter of a national marijuana reform organization, hosted the event. A panel of speakers were at the …

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Sharon Hill Council endorses medical marijuana dispensary

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By Kevin Tustin, ktustin@21st-centurymedia.com, @KevinTustin on Twitter Sharon Hill >> Borough council is lining up behind a medical marijuana dispensary in their town – even if some residents are less than thrilled. During a special meeting March 9 council voted in support of having a medical marijuana dispensary open in their town, the first municipality in the county to make …

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Randolph may get medical marijuana facility

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A medical marijuana growing facility and dispensary may be coming to Randolph . Verdant Medical Inc. of Boston is seeking a special permit from the town to build the enclosed facility in a large warehouse at 78 Pacella Park Drive. The proposal will go before the Town Council on Monday for a public hearing. Lynn voters will decide Tuesday whether …

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Medical marijuana company hosts open house in York City

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Buy Photo A local company looking to open a medical marijuana facility in York City held an open house for the public Saturday afternoon. Five-Leaf Remedies investors and team members stood inside a small room on the side of the building at 219 E. Poplar St. for two hours to talk to local residents and other interested parties about the …

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Medical marijuana fight heats up between advocates, lawmakers

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Political Editor @zacjanderson TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters approved medical marijuana by an overwhelming majority, patients are clamoring for it and investors are eager to get in on the business of growing and selling it. But as the hour nears when the treatment is supposed to become widely available, industry advocates have big concerns about how the Florida Legislature is going …

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Medical marijuana business in New York is a bust so far

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Jeremy Unruh, general counsel of PharmaCannis, at the $30 million growing facility in Orange County. (Tom Precious/Buffalo News) The state health commissioner last year declared New York’s medical marijuana program a success. But the five companies that the state selected in 2015 to get marijuana into the hands of people suffering from debilitating and sometimes terminal diseases such as cancer, …

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Public Concerns Over Medical Marijuana Rules and Regulations

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – – (via KARK) – It’s been four months since medical marijuana was approved in our state. Now, a few Central Arkansans, voicing their concerns at a public meeting about proposed rules and regulations. One by one, Arkansans took to the podium at the Arkansas Department of Health – in response to proposed medical marijuana rules and …

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Lawmakers push variety of bills to regulate medical marijuana

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Hide caption Clockwise from top left: Ben Pollara, Florida Sens. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island; Greg Steube, R-Sarasota; and Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg. Industry advocates have big concerns about how the Florida Legislature is going about establishing the rules surrounding the drug. By Zac Anderson, GateHouse Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters approved medical marijuana by an overwhelming majority, patients are clamoring …