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Md. medical marijuana: The pot thickens

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To those trying to make sense of the dizzying mess that is Maryland’s medical marijuana program, the upshot of Friday’s legal action is that the state’s highest court stopped a lower court from stopping the state from issuing licenses to grow the drug. For the moment, anyway. Lawyers for the various interested parties filed more briefs today, and the Court …

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Medical marijuana industry buzzes around north central Ohio

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ONTARIO — The medical marijuana industry seems to be focused on north central Ohio this year. One company sought out Richland County earlier this year as a possible location for a medical marijuana cultivation facility before backing away. However, a different company is looking at a potential site in Ontario, and yet another is considering a Loudonville location. Earlier this …

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Will an expansion of medical marijuana go up in smoke?

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(Atomazul / Shutterstock) The campaign to create a medical marijuana program in New York was an uphill battle, and even when it passed in 2014, advocates criticized its many restrictions. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who expressed skepticism about legalizing medical marijuana, agreed to sign legislation granting five licenses to grow marijuana and capping the number of dispensaries in the state at …

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Medical marijuana bans: There’s nowhere to grow

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Buy Photo Since Ohio legislators legalized medical marijuana a year ago, several Greater Cincinnati communities have hurried to get out in front of the impact of the new law. Blue Ash last week joined a growing list of cities and townships that have enacted bans prohibiting the cultivation, processing or retail dispensing of medical marijuana within its borders. Evendale, Fairfield, …

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This Medical Marijuana Packaging Saves One Dispensary $50K Per Year

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There are strict laws surrounding medical marijuana that dictate exactly how and where dispensaries can display their products to potential customers. But one dispensary is using clever design to display its products legally–and save money. [Photo: Perimeter Architects] In Illinois, the law states that if the seal on a bottle of medical marijuana is broken, the dispensary has to sell …

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Ohio begins accepting applications to grow medical marijuana

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio officials are expecting a flood of applications for medical marijuana grower licenses. The Dayton Daily News reports applications for large medical marijuana cultivator licenses are due by the end of the month. Ohio will issue as many as 12 licenses for large-scale cultivators. Small-scale cultivators competing for another twelve licenses must apply by June 16. …

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Operational Highlights

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SAN DIEGO, Jun 5, 2017 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (otcpink:MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2017, and an overview of recent operational highlights. The Company saw a gross revenue increase from $1,535,728 in Q1 2016 to $3,612,739 in Q1 2017, …

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Warren County communities confront medical marijuana issue

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LEBANON Property to be used in the medical marijuana business is changing hands in unincorporated Warren County, while leaders of municipalities in the county, and across Ohio, weigh how to prepare for the coming new business before the rules have been set by the Ohio Medical Marijuana Program. The 3.3 undeveloped acres just south of Lebanon in Union Twp., where …