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California’s capital could ‘be to cannabis what Detroit is to automobiles’

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Cannabis grower Steve Dillon tends to his plants on his farm in Humboldt County, California. SACRAMENTO — California’s state capital region could reap 20,000 jobs and generate $4.2 billion in business if it becomes a hub for a legalized marijuana industry, a study released on Monday showed, weeks before voters decide whether to allow recreational use of the drug. The …

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Business group holding medical marijuana panel in Maryland

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Business group holding medical marijuana panel in Maryland (MGN) ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A business group is holding a panel discussion on Maryland’s developing medical marijuana industry. The Greater Baltimore Committee is holding the panel in Baltimore Wednesday. Meanwhile, the General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics is scheduled to meet later in the day. Some have questioned the role …

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San Jose Council Allows Medical Marijuana Collectives More Freedom

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A number of changes approved by the San Jose City Council will allow medical marijuana collectives a bit more freedom in conducting business. In a 10 to 1 vote Tuesday, the council allowed the city’s 16 registered collectives to run two cultivation sites and make deliveries to patients or caregivers. …

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After wife pleads guilty to charge, Utah Gov. hopeful pushes for medical pot

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Utah’s Democratic candidate for governor, Mike Weinholtz hugs his wife Donna Weinholtz after she spoke at a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in Salt Lake City. SALT LAKE CITY — Hours after his wife pleaded guilty to misdemeanor pot-possession charges connected with two pounds of the drug found at their house, Utah’s Democratic candidate for governor pushed Tuesday for …

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Orange Park imposes temporary moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries

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<p> </p> ORANGE PARK | The Orange Park Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to impose a one-year moratorium on the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries or treatment centers within the town limits should Florida voters approve Amendment 2 in the Nov. 8 general election. If approved, Amendment 2 would expand the medical use of marijuana statewide for people with debilitating …

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LSU AgCenter says $11.3M needed for proposed medical marijuana program

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LSU needs at least $11.3 million in capital for a seed-to-sale production facility that will house the operations for its proposed medical marijuana program, according to the business plan from the LSU AgCenter. In June, the university’s Board of Supervisors approved a resolution allowing the LSU AgCenter to take steps to obtain a license to produce medical marijuana as part …

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For Candidates in Utah, Medical Marijuana Issue Looms Large

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hours after his wife pleaded guilty to misdemeanor cannabis possession charges connected with two pounds of the plant found at their house, Utah’s Democratic candidate for governor is expected to talk about the need for a broader legalization of medical marijuana to address the health issues his wife and others face. The plea deal calls …

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C-U welcomes another medical marijuana facility

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Error loading player: No playable sources found URBANA, Ill. URBANA — Some say there are many reasons to open a new medical marijuana facility in the area. The NuMed Urbana Dispensary will be open for business next week. It will be the second one opening in the area this year. There seems to be a lot of demand. In C-U …