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Medical Marijuana Commission Sure To Get Earful On Licensure Lottery At First Public Hearing

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Gene Remley (bottom right) is one of just dozens of Arkansans who have attended Medical Marijuana Commission meetings, not because they’re eager for the therapy themselves, but rather, what promises to be hugely lucrative commission-granted licenses to grow and sell marijuana. Last month, Medical Marijuana Commissioner Carlos Roman, an anesthesiologist, joked that the appropriate venue for the commission’s first public …

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Gov. John Kasich says medical marijuana plays no role in fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis

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Gov. John Kasich said Thursday he doesn’t think medical marijuana will alleviate the state’s opioid crisis and encouraging its use sends a mixed message to kids. (Jackie Borchardt, cleveland.com) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich said Thursday he doesn’t think Ohio’s new medical marijuana program will help mitigate the state’s opioid crisis, though recent studies indicate otherwise. Kasich was asked …

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Senate sends medical marijuana expansion to Deal

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) (ATLANTA) – Georgia lawmakers have voted to expand access to medical cannabis by adding six new diagnoses to the list of qualifying conditions. The Senate voted 45-6 to agree with the House and send the bill to the governor’s desk. Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, sponsored the bill and called on the federal government to “tear down …

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Adrian adopts resolution on medical marijuana facility licensing

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The Adrian City Commission on March 20, 2017, adopted a resolution allowing them to consider ordinances regarding the possible placement of medical marijuana facilities within city limits. (J. Scott Park | Mlive.com) (J. Scott Park) ADRIAN, MI – The Adrian City Commission has adopted a resolution to allow its members to consider ordinances regarding medical marijuana facilities within the city. …

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Medical Marijuana Bill Clears First Hurdle In House

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Patients are coming out in opposition to plans in the Florida House to implement a medical marijuana amendment. The bill to enact Amendment 2 would prohibit edibles, smoking and vaping in most cases. It would also keep the current license style, where nurseries grow, process and sell medical cannabis. Rosalyn Deckerhoff’s son has seizures and gets marijuana under current Florida …

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Is there a ‘stigma’ attached to medical marijuana?

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1 / 4 Schumm Council members Deb Lucal, Samantha Wilhlem, Kelly Beck and Chris Castle were against having the emergency ordinance proposed by Steve Schumm being on the docket. Council voted 4-3 Tuesday after hearing nearly 90 minutes of feedback from local residents. Schumm’s legislation would have prohibited the cultivation, processing and retail dispensing of medical marijuana within Norwalk. The …

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Washington could allow medical marijuana in schools

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In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 photo, Meagan Holt holds a vial of cannabis oil she uses to comforts her daughter Maddie, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, after they attended a hearing at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state lawmakers are considering joining three other states to allow students to use marijuana …

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Is there a ‘stigma’ attached to medical marijuana?

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1 / 4 Schumm Council members Deb Lucal, Samantha Wilhlem, Kelly Beck and Chris Castle were against having the emergency ordinance proposed by Steve Schumm being on the docket. Council voted 4-3 Tuesday after hearing nearly 90 minutes of feedback from local residents. Schumm’s legislation would have prohibited the cultivation, processing and retail dispensing of medical marijuana within Norwalk. The …