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Daily Briefing: Medical marijuana grow facility proposed for Wilmington

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The Columbus Dispatch @ohioaj Two veterans of a failed 2015 marijuana ballot issue are back with a proposal for a medical marijuana growing and manufacturing facility in Wilmington. CannAscend Ohio said today that it will apply for a state permit to build a 25,000-square-foot medical marijuana facility on 19.2 acres near the Wilmington Air Park. The company will seek one …

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Doctors to speak on behalf of legalizing medical marijuana

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(Source: WIS) COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Doctors and medical experts will speak to senators in support of legalizing medical marijuana in a Wednesday afternoon meeting. Leaders of the group Compassionate South Carolina are organizing the group’s testimony in favor of passing bill S. 212, the Compassionate Care Act, sponsored by Sen. Tom Davis (R-Beaufort). The bill would allow certain patients …

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Hillsborough Creates Framework For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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District 1 Vice Chair Sandra Murman addresses the commission. The Hillsborough County Commission is jumping ahead of the state legislature by creating a framework for medical marijuana dispensaries. On Tuesday night the commission voted in support of a zoning ordinance that prevents dispensaries from operating within 750 feet of other dispensaries, as well as churches, schools, parks, bars and liquor …

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Challenges May Be Ahead For Physicians Who Recommend Medical Marijuana

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Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio Dr. Binoj Matthew is the medical director at Tetra Health Centers. In a single day, Dr. Binoj Matthew can see anywhere between 25 and 60 patients at Tetra Health Centers. Tucked away in the Arden-Arcade neighborhood, this clinic is one of the dozens of medicinal marijuana evaluation businesses in town. Matthew is the medical …

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Florida Medical Marijuana Bill Would Outlaw Smokable and Edible Cannabis

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United for Care put medical marijuana on the 2016 ballot. Florida’s United for Care campaign spent two full election cycles — 2014 and 2016 — drafting, fighting, and pushing Floridians to legalize medicinal cannabis for demonstrably sick people. Last year, 72 percent of Floridians voted to amend the state constitution to legalize medical weed for people with diseases like cancer …

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Commission vote praised by medical marijuana advocates

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It’s called medical marijuana but many in the Hillsborough County Commission chambers Tuesday evening said their elected officials aren’t giving the new treatment the same respect afforded to more established medicines. "What are the zoning requirements for pharmacies and why isn’t the same level of regulatory burden being observed for them?" Christopher Cano said to commissioners during the public comment …

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Brockton mayor, city solicitor at odds over medical marijuana proposal at Westgate Mall

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Mayor Bill Carpenter is calling on the Brockton Zoning Board of Appeals to reject the variance requested by O’Donovan’s marijuana company. Brockton City Solicitor Philip Nessralla is the owner 165 Westgate Drive and is advocating for a Colorado-based company’s proposal to use his property to open a new medical marijuana dispensary. Enterprise Staff Writer @Enterprise_Marc BROCKTON – The mayor and …

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Dispensary cooks up creative, tasty noshes for medical marijuana patients

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Credit: Ryan McBride To view this page ensure that Adobe Flash Player version 10.2.0 or greater is installed. Any college student can bake pot brownies. A few A-plus local food pros, however, have set their goals much higher. Because of them, some of the most creative cooking in the Boston area isn’t happening at a restaurant. It’s going down in …