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Brockton medical marijuana clinic’s home delivery a blueprint for others

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This spring, In Good Health became the first Massachusetts dispensary to offer home delivery, serving every region of Massachusetts except for Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Often facing long drives to the nearest medical marijuana dispensary, some Bay State patients with debilitating conditions are opting for home delivery. “It’s something that patients say they really want,” said Nichole Snow, a Salem …

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Carleton OKs medical marijuana dispensaries

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Village of Carleton officials said a tight rein will be kept on shops that will be allowed to grow and sell marijuana for medical use. With much deliberation, the Carleton Village Council has passed an ordinance regulating the growing and sale of medical marijuana by dispensaries in the community. The law, Ordinance 197, was approved at the council’s Oct. 2 …

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Big names, big money come through to help medical marijuana initiative

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With less than six months to go, at least one proposal to legalize medicinal use of marijuana in Missouri appears to be in a strong position to get on statewide ballots next year. New Approach Missouri says it already has collected 100,000 signatures from registered voters, and expects to have well over the necessary 165,000 by the state’s May 6 …

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Rep. Earl Blumenauer Tells Congress Medical Marijuana Can Stop Opioid Epidemic

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While the inner workings of the federal government are struggling to unearth an effective method for controlling the nation’s opioid epidemic, Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon says it has overlooked the simplest solution – medical marijuana. On Wednesday, Blumenauer testified before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Committee, urging his colleagues to give some serious consideration to evidence that …

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State tries to remove judge in medical marijuana dispute

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By: Dara Kam | The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (TNSF) — Accusing him of being biased, Florida health officials are asking that Administrative Law Judge John Van Laningham be removed from a case involving a medical marijuana license. The highly unusual request came two days before a hearing was supposed to begin in a challenge filed last month …

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Congressman Earl Blumenauer: Medical Cannabis Is Safer Than Opioids

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Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) speaking at a NORML Conference On Wednesday, October 11th, Congressional Cannabis Caucus Co-Chair Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) testified before the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health on how to deal with the opioid crisis in America. In his testimony, the Congressman makes the case for medical cannabis as a safer alternative to highly addictive opioids, especially …

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Health Dept. to Court: Dismiss Bethlehem medical marijuana applicant’s ‘selfish crusade’

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health filed preliminary objections against a Bethlehem medical marijuana applicant’s lawsuit attempting to shut down the medical marijuana program. (MICHELLE MERLIN / THE MORNING CALL) The Pennsylvania Department of Health is insisting Commonwealth Court dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Bethlehem company that unsuccessfully applied for medical marijuana permits. Attorneys representing the health department filed preliminary …