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Research on the benefits of cannabis has been sparse and the results are mixed.

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Ayrn Taylor, a United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW) member and employee at the Venice Beach Care Center, displays medical marijuana during a media visit at the medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, California February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn Currently 25 states and the District of Columbia have medical cannabis programs. On Nov. 8, Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota …

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Utah Democratic candidate for governor appeals for medical marijuana hours after wife pleads guilty to pot charges

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Donna Weinholtz, 61, said marijuana was the best way for her to treat arthritis and degenerative spinal conditions that left her unable to get out of bed, sometimes for weeks. "I, like many Utahns, made a deliberate and conscious decision to use cannabis, knowing full well that it is against the law," she said. "I have faith the law will …

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Snoop’s Hometown Finally Voting on Medical Marijuana Stores

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710 freeway Long Beach shot from a tall building Long Beach, California—birthplace to one of the biggest names in the cannabis world, Snoop Dogg—may finally allow brick-and-mortar medical-marijuana dispensaries to open. But that’s only after years of legal battles and city council bickering. In November, voters in the city will be asked to decide on several marijuana-related initiatives, including the …

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San Jose votes to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to deliver

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In Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, Canna Care employee John Hough waters young marijuana plants at the medical marijuana dispensary in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) Bay City News SAN JOSE, Calif. — A number of changes approved Wednesday by the San Jose City Council will allow medical marijuana collectives a bit more freedom in conducting business. In a …

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The Undecided Voters, Medical Marijuana, Nick Offerman

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Nick Offerman arrives at the LA special screening of "The Kings of Summer" at the ArcLight Hollywood on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in Los Angeles. ( Richard Shotwell / Associated Press) i Coming up on today’s show: The last presidential debate of the 2016 presidential race is set for tonight, Both presidential candidates will try to sway the roughly 6% …

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Medical marijuana in Tennessee

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You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Please click here to continue. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — "As a nurse, I didn’t expect to see this with medical cannabis, I have seen these patients ween off the drugs and awaken." That is a Memphis nurse who met with Tennessee lawmaker Jeremy Faison during his recent trip to …

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Medical marijuana doesn’t make for more teenage stoners

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Legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t make more teens into stoners, researchers say. Though more people over 25 were likely to ingest marijuana if their home states approved it for medical purposes, there was no effect on anyone younger. The study, which was published online in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence , found thatpeople over 25 were slightly more likely to …