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Medical marijuana: How IT can spark the budding cannabis industry

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Surterra Wellness dispensary in Tampa, FL. As a Florida resident, I have been watching with great interest the legalization of medical cannabis in our state and how an entirely new and growing ecosystem of businesses is evolving seemingly overnight since our governor, Rick Scott, enacted the highly controversial and contested Amendment 2 into law back in June. The US legal …

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Vt.’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Corner The Market. The Biggest Wants Competition.

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Kyle Gruter-Curham grows 6 acres of hemp in Irasburg. He says if lawmakers allowed it, he could add marijuana to his crops as early as next spring. Vermont’s handful of medical marijuana dispensaries have exclusive permission to grow and sell marijuana in the state. If and when lawmakers legalize non-medical weed, they will likely have a head start on a …

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House OK’s driving with medical pot for patients

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Buy Photo Lansing — The state House on Thursday approved a bill that would repeal state regulations on how patients and caregivers transport medical marijuana. Even though patients are allowed to use medical marijuana, a conflicting section of state law could be interpreted as making it illegal to transport medical marijuana unless it’s packed away in the trunk or an …

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Long Beach’s first medical marijuana shop opens for business in Belmont Shore

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Long Beach’s first medical marijuana shop opens for business in Belmont Shore An understated, clean storefront with an emphasis on customer service inside — it would appear to be a recipe for success in the Belmont Shore shopping district. But only time will tell how well Connected will fit in. Its stock in trade is medical marijuana. Last November, Long …

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Berea City Council enacts six-month medical marijuana moratorium

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Berea City Council has imposed a six-month moratorium that prohibits business owners from growing and/or establishing dispensaries for medical marijuana in the city.( BEREA, Ohio — Berea City Council members voted 4-2 at their Oct. 16 meeting to establish a six-month moratorium on occupancy permits for medical marijuana entrepreneurs who want to establish businesses in the city. Councilmen Gene Zacharyasz …

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Detroit leaders blast city ballot measures to allow more medical-marijuana outlets

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In Detroit, city and church leaders want voters to nix two ballot measures that would allow most dispensaries to stay open. The leaders want ’em gone. Buy Photo Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit Led by two Detroit city councilmen and …

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Online W.Va. medical marijuana survey now available

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Thanks for visiting HeraldMailMedia.com. You’re entitled to limited access of articles every 30 days. If you enjoy our site and want full access, we ask you to purchase an affordable subscription . The purpose of the survey is to gather information from patients who might be interested in obtaining medical marijuana, according to a news release from the West Virginia …

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Shepard: Medical marijuana is necessary and should be easier to access

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(Photo: submitted photo) A friend asked me a question last Thursday night after Owosso City Council meeting: Why isn’t big pharma processing medical marijuana issues? My answer: There is not as much profit in it for big pharmaceutical companies to push non-addictive drugs. It should not come to surprise most people, but the fact is pharmaceutical companies spend one and …