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After law change, children begin receiving medical marijuana

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Susan Meehan shows West Tarricone, 8, a photograph of her daughter, Cyndimae, who died in March. Meehan helped inspire the push to legalize medical marijuana for minors in Connecticut. West’s parents, Diane and Cara, are applying for West to access it to address her seizures. Henry Lloyd doesn’t much like the taste of the cannabis oil he started taking last …

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Maryland Patients Still Waiting On Medical Marijuana

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — While Maryland is on pace to have one of the slowest rollouts of medical marijuana in the country, patients across the state must skirt the law if they want to treat themselves. It has been more than 900 days since former Gov. Martin O’Malley signed the bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state. Dispensaries are anticipated …

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Carlisle proposes zoning medical marijuana growers

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You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Please click here to continue. CARLISLE, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — Pennsylvania will grant 25 licenses to produce medical marijuana within the state. Exactly where those facilities will be located is to be determined. Carlisle is one municipality which is taking a proactive approach. Officials in Carlisle are working …

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Florida Police Chiefs: ‘Just Say No’ to Medical Marijuana

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Florida police chiefs are adding their names to the list of opponents against Amendment 2. On Thursday, the Florida Police Chiefs Association said it would not be supporting Florida’s proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. “The Florida Police Chiefs Association strongly opposes any and all proposals that would legalize or decriminalize the sale, possession or use of …

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Families Celebrate Expansion Of Medical Marijuana Program For Children

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About the Pediatric Cannabis Bill and her daughter, Cyndimae’s struggle, to receive medical marijuana for her rare seizure disorder Families of pediatric medical marijuana patients were joined by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Thursday for a ceremonial signing of legislation to expand the state’s medical marijuana program to include children. "We don’t always get it right …

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‘Pot packaged like candy:’ As Florida prepares to vote on medical marijuana, ad raises fears

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"Pot packaged like candy. Up to 20 times stronger than it once was. Marketed to kids. Sold next to schools in nearly 2,000 pot shops across Florida. No medical standards. No pharmacists. No prescriptions. And no way to stop it unless you vote no on Amendment 2." Florida election ads often stand out, when they bleed over into the media …

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Which Bay Area county issues the most medical marijuana cards?

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The push to legalize marijuana for recreational use has a long and complicated history, and this Nov. 8, Californians will once more have the chance to legalize it. Proposition 64, or the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative, will allow adults 21 and older to possess and recreationally use marijuana under California state law. Currently, if you want to legally use marijuana …

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Florida voters set to legalize medical marijuana: survey

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View photosMore Some 77 percent of likely voters in Florida have said they will cast ballots in favor of Amendment 2 — which would change the state’s constitution to legalize cannabis for medicinal use (AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski) Miami (AFP) – Voters in the US state of Florida appear overwhelmingly inclined to legalize medical marijuana in a referendum November 8, a …