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Bethlehem Township Commissioners approve plan for medical marijuana dispensary

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The Bethlehem Township Board of Commissioners approved at its June 5 meeting a conditional use and conditional site plan by Quadco LLC to open a medical marijuana dispensary. Members of the Guadagnino family, who own a medical facility in Brooklyn, N.Y., filed the application to open the dispensary. The Pennsylvania Legislature recently passed legislation legalizing the use of medical marijuana. …

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Lakeland gets closer on medical-marijuana zoning

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Commissioners chose to slightly reduce the proposed restrictions on opening medical-marijuana dispensaries in Lakeland. @cguinnnews LAKELAND — Commissioners chose to slightly reduce the proposed restrictions on opening medical-marijuana dispensaries in Lakeland. A small majority of the governing board — Mayor Howard Wiggs and Commissioners Jim Malless, Don Selvage and Justin Troller — modified the proposed zoning laws so that dispensaries …

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Lehigh Valley medical marijuana dispensary approved

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A company eyeing a coveted Pennsylvania license to dispense medical marijuana earned approval Monday night for its proposed facility in Bethlehem Township. GuadCo LLC hopes to have a state permit in hand by month’s end for its Keystone Canna Remedies at 2467 Baglyos Circle, off Emrick Boulevard within Lehigh Valley Industrial Park VI in the township . Principal Victor Guadagnino …

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Lakeland gets closer on medical-marijuana zoning

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Commissioners chose to slightly reduce the proposed restrictions on opening medical-marijuana dispensaries in Lakeland. @cguinnnews LAKELAND — Commissioners chose to slightly reduce the proposed restrictions on opening medical-marijuana dispensaries in Lakeland. A small majority of the governing board — Mayor Howard Wiggs and Commissioners Jim Malless, Don Selvage and Justin Troller — modified the proposed zoning laws so that dispensaries …

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Arkansas Expecting 20,000-40,000 Medical Marijuana Patient Applications

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials are anticipating that between 20,000 and 40,000 people will ask for permission to obtain medical marijuana. The state Health Department’s chief lawyer, Robert Brech, told a joint meeting of the Senate and House Public Health Committee on Monday that running Arkansas’ medical marijuana program will cost about $1.5 million over the next year. …

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Gov. Scott vetoes medical marijuana research projects

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Among the $409 million in projects vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott were three line items that would have provided just more than $3 million to the Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of Florida. The budget called for the money to be used to begin studying medical marijuana. But because marijuana is considered a dangerous drug under …

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Bill to protect medical marijuana users from prosecution moves to House

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According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, subjects given cannabidiol, one of the active chemicals in marijuana, saw a seizure reduction by 39 percent on average. (June 2017) Wochit BATON ROUGE — The House Judiciary Committee Monday favorably moved a bill to the full House that would exempt patients, pharmacists and lab personnel involved with …

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Ohio village runs out of space for medical marijuana growers

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In this July 15, 2011 file photo, a marijuana plant stands amid a plantation. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini, File) JOHNSTOWN, OH (AP) — A central Ohio village that embraced potential medical marijuana business while some other communities rejected it saw such interest from prospective growers that it has run out of space for that sector. The Columbus Dispatch reports that possible …