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Aloha Green sells Oahu’s first legal medical marijuana

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KRISTEN CONSILLIO / KCONSILLIO@STARADVERTISER.COM Kaimuki resident John Ruiz IV poses with his purchase today at Aloha Green LLC at the Interstate Building on South King Street after becoming the first person on Oahu to legally buy medical cannabis. About 40 customers wait in line to buy pakalolo today at Aloha Green LLC on South King Street. Oahu’s first medical marijuana …

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After 2015 legalization, Texans may be able to buy medical cannabis oil by January

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In 2015, Gov. Greg Abbott signed the first bill allowing any growing or sale of marijuana in Texas. The Texas Compassionate Use Act legalized the selling of a specific kind of cannabis oil derived from marijuana plants for a very small group of customers: epilepsy patients whose symptoms have not responded to federally approved medication. Two years later, Texans still …

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Aloha Green becomes first medical cannabis dispensary to open on Oahu

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A medical cannabis dispensary is now open on Oahu. The Hawaii Department of Health issued a formal notice Wednesday allowing Aloha Green to begin marijuana sales to registered patients. The licensed retail center at the Interstate Building on S. King Street opened at 11 a.m. to a line of waiting customers. Aloha Green currently offers six strains of medical cannabis, …

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How to Register as a Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada

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Canada’s imminent legalization is just over the horizon, but for many Canadians seeking relief, it’s not soon enough. The country’s medical marijuana system has been revamped and improved upon several times in the past 15 years since the law was implemented, and now may be a better time than ever to get registered with the Access to Cannabis for Medical …

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Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Lawsuit Over Medical Marijuana on Campus

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Arizona State Campus, (dszc/iStock) In a case that could have broad implications for Arizona medical marijuana patients, the state Supreme Court will hear a challenge to law outlawing the possession of medical marijuana on college campuses. Plaintiff Andre Maestas, a medical marijuana patient, filed a lawsuit after being arrested on the Arizona State University campus for possessing doctor-recommended cannabis. His …

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Brooklyn will soon be getting its first medical marijuana dispensary

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Photograph: Courtesy Shutterstock The New York State Health Department announced last week that five more companies have been allowed the necessary licenses to open dispensaries in NYC. Valley Agriceuticals and Citiva are authorized to bring dispensaries to Brooklyn , Pallia and NYCanna are expected to open somewhere in Queens and Fiorello Pharmaceutics will most likely be opening a storefront in …

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Medical marijuana business topic of public meeting in Riverside

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Medical marijuana will be the topic of a community informational meeting Thursday, Aug. 10, in Riverside. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. the Comfort Suites, 5220 Huberville Ave., and will address the proposed Farms of Riverside LLC, a company that seeks to cultivate marijuana. If approved, the measure would allow the city manager to enter into an agreement …

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State gauging interest in medical marijuana lab testing

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North Dakota health officials are gauging interest among laboratories in the state in testing medical marijuana once a system is established for making it legally available to patients. The state Health Department is seeking non-binding letters of intent from laboratories by the close of business on Aug. 25. North Dakota voters in November approved medical marijuana, and the Legislature this …