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Coral Springs puts moratorium on medical marijuana centers

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By Brennan Linsley Voters approved medical marijuana this month, but Coral Springs is joining the list of cities wary of allowing dispensaries or treatment centers within city limits. The city commission on Wednesday night tentatively approved a 180-day moratorium to give staff time to study regulations regarding medical marijuana. Currently, there are no zoning regulations because it has been illegal. …

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Medical marijuana advocates up in arms over Jeff Sessions

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The head of a medical marijuana advocacy group is criticizing President-elect Donald Trump ’s pick of Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General. Steph Sherer , executive director of Americans for Safe Access , said in an email Friday that the Republican Sessions “has criticized the morality of cannabis users and has stated that cannabis is more harmful than alcohol.” Sessions, …

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Medical marijuana could be a helpful tool for pets

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While the passing of a law making medical marijuana legal in Florida may seem like good news to some people, it could help your pet also. NBC Miami reports Yesikka Vivancos has found that medical marijuana helps her friend’s 11-year-old bulldog, Rock, stay a little youthful. "It’s my friend’s dog that I’m taking care of and he has trouble going …

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Post-pot failure, a new ballot plan emerges for medical marijuana in Arizona

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KNXV Show Caption ABC15 Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. APACHE JUNCTION, AZ – Access to medical marijuana in Arizona would be eased under a proposed ballot initiative filed on Thursday. The ballot proposal would lower the yearly cost of a medical marijuana patient card from $150 to …

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North Attleborough considers medical marijuana dispensary

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The North Attleborough Board of Selectmen met Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, to discuss a possible medical marijuana dispensary in the town. (WJAR) NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (WJAR) — A week after the passage of Massachusetts ballot Question 4 — legalizing the use of recreational marijuana — the North Attleborough Board of Selectmen met Thursday night to discuss a possible medical marijuana …

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Pets on Pot: Owners Say Medical Marijuana Works on Furry Friends

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Florida is now one of many states where medical marijuana is allowed for people, but what about pets? Some say pot-based products are working wonders for their ailing furry friends. "It’s my friend’s dog that I’m taking care of and he has trouble going up the stairs," Yesikka Vivancos said. Vivancos says the solution for Rock, an 11-year-old bulldog, is …

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Medical marijuana company from Bay Area one step closer to calling Hanford new home for cultivation

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HANFORD, Calif. (KFSN) — This week, Hanford City Councilmembers directed staff members to start drafting an ordinance that would allow for medical marijuana cultivation facilities in heavy industrial zones. And a municipal code section that would detail the permitting process for them. When it is all said and done, Hanford City Manager said the staff report will be hundreds of …

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Ojai OKs delivery, pickup of medical marijuana

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Ojai will become the first city in the county to license the delivery and pickup of medical marijuana. At its meeting Tuesday, the Ojai City Council passed an emergency ordinance to allow delivery or pickup by appointment of medical marijuana from a nonretail location within the city. Distributors will need to obtain a city license to operate. The ordinance tasks …