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Sharonville extends medical marijuana moratorium

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SHARONVILLE – Sharonville has extended its moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries, to allow officials to continue to study the issue and determine how the city will regulate any future retailers. City Council voted to continue the moratorium for 180 days following a previous six-month ban . That moratorium had been established in advance of House Bill 523 …

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Former opponents join up to bring medical cannabis to Nebraska

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At all the doors she knocked on while campaigning in Lincoln’s District 27, and among all the people she talked to, Sen. Anna Wishart never heard a negative comment about medical cannabis. Her opponent in the campaign, Dick Clark, recalled district residents as he walked door-to-door bringing up to him the importance of having the drug available in the state. …

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Medical marijuana supporters use Super Bowl as platform

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HOUSTON – Supporters of medical marijuana are using the Super Bowl as a platform to urge the NFL and the federal government to lift prohibitions against the use of cannabis. They contend marijuana should have a place in sports medicine as a natural alternative to opiates for treatment of injuries. High-end tailgating makes its way to Houston’s Super Bowl Currently, …

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Florida senator files entrepreneurial medical marijuana bill

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Sen. Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) filed a bill Wednesday that would open Florida for increased business opportunities in the medical marijuana industry. Called the Florida Medical Marijuana Act, Brandes’ bill creates a regulatory framework for new entrepreneurs to launch dispensaries. Under existing law, medical marijuana businesses must function at every aspect of the process from growing and cultivating to dispensing. …

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Medical marijuana meeting set for tonight in York County

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Pennsylvania’s new medical marijuana has many restrictions for users. Buy Photo Hellam Township residents will have a chance to weigh in tonight on one company’s plan to build a 50,000 square-foot medical marijuana facility. Township supervisors moved the Feb. 2 meeting from the municipal building to the Hellam Fire Company, anticipating a large crowd for public comments. A York-based company, …

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Unlimited Growers: New Bill Could Revamp Florida’s Medical Marijuana System

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A bill filed today would completely revamp Florida’s medical marijuana system. File photo of medical marijuana from Knox Nursery in Winter Garden. A new bill filed Wednesday has the potential to completely revamp Florida’s medical marijuana system – and remove caps on the number of growers. St. Petersburg Republican Jeff Brandes filed the bill to implement Amendment 2, the medical …

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Medical marijuana company to move manufacturing site after sale

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The new owners of a medical marijuana dispensary in Williamsville could be moving its manufacturing operation a bit closer to the region. Crain’s New York reported late Wednesday that a Long Island City manufacturing site in Long Island City, Queens, will be moved to Utica by MedMen, which recently closed on a deal to acquire Bloomfield Industries. MedMen is a …

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Hollywood creates zone for medical marijuana centers

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Only two medical marijuana dispensaries can open in the city under rules that won unanimous approval Wednesday. Those two treatment centers will have to find a location in north-central Hollywood, far from the beach and downtown. Florida voters on Nov. 8 approved medical marijuana to treat cancer, HIV, multiple sclerosis and other debilitating conditions. Legislators have yet to create statewide …