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Applying to grow, dispense medical marijuana in Pa. will cost you

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Marijuana plants for sale are displayed at the medical marijuana farmers market at the California Heritage Market in Los Angeles, Calif., on July 11, 2014. Medical marijuana proponents will converge at Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center for a two-day expo April 21-22, 2017. Updated 2 minutes ago The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Tuesday released applications for potential medical …

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Cannabis could help football players deal with pain

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I was at middle linebacker, and as the play unfolded I saw the fullback coming up the middle with the ball. As I made the tackle, the fullback’s knee caught me on the forehead. Everything went black, then stars shot through the darkness. After standing on the sideline for a few minutes the dizziness went away and I went back …

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Columbiana OKs ban on medical marijuana businesses

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The ban will take effect in 30 days, due to it being passed as a regular ordinance. Council member Crystal Siembida-Boggs said prior to the vote on the legislation that after researching the state’s regulations, she feels that a ban isn’t necessary. Effective on Sept. 8 of last year, the state legalized medical marijuana, including the regulated cultivation, processing and …

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Connecticut board urges adding 4 conditions for medical marijuana use

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Shutterstock HARTFORD >> The State Board of Physicians last week recommended adding four new debilitating conditions to Connecticut’s growing medical marijuana program. The same board rejected adding three other conditions for various reasons. The board voted to add muscular dystrophy to the medical marijuana program. It also voted to add neuropathic pain and/or spasticity associated with fibromyalgia, severe rheumatoid arthritis …

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Arkansas House OKs Delay to Medical Marijuana Program

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas House voted Tuesday to delay the launch of the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana program and ease a restriction on doctors who certify a patient is eligible to use the drug. The bills are among the first of several that lawmakers are expected to take up in the coming weeks as they implement the …

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YOU ASKED: Can Crestview ban medical marijuana?

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CRESTVIEW – The City Council’s decision to look at the issue of medicinal marijuana has raised questions about the city’s plan and legality of moratoriums. LOCAL STATUS The council held a first reading of legislation to place a moratorium, or temporary ban, on all practices related to the growth, sale and distribution of medical marijuana. Council members unanimously passed Ordinance …

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Wisconsin Democrats propose legalizing medical marijuana

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats in the Wisconsin Legislature are circulating a bill to legalize medical marijuana. The proposal by state Sen. Jon Erpenbach and Rep. Chris Taylor comes after Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he would be open to the idea. Republicans have typically been against any attempts to legalize marijuana. Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says …

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Proposed medical marijuana rules released by Florida officials

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Authors of Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana are blasting proposed rules to regulate the cannabis industry. The proposed rules, released Tuesday by state health officials, would essentially maintain current vendors’ stranglehold on the medical marijuana industry — poised to become one of the nation’s top money-makers — by applying current Florida laws and rules to the …