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More Bills to Change Medical Marijuana Amendment

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The list of bills making big changes to the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment that was approved by voters in November continues to grow. "The citizens want medical marijuana," said St. Rep. Robin Lundstrum, R-Elm Springs. "If that’s what they want, that’s great. But this is not a back-door pot smoking bill." Three of the latest bills …

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Argentine Mothers Grow Marijuana to Help Their Children

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Valeria Salech says her son Emiliano has responded well to cannabis oil. He is now able to smile and interact with her. Medical marijuana is legal in parts of the United States and several countries in South America. Argentina is not one of them. But that has not stopped a group of Argentine mothers from growing cannabis illegally at home. …

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Vireo Trailblazes Medical Cannabis Delivery in New York

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Physician-led Vireo Health of New York has become the first company in history to be approved for the home delivery of medical marijuana in the state Photo courtesy of Vireo While the blossoming marijuana market can seem like a massive cash-grab, there are several companies finding ways to aid patients that rely on the drug. One such company is Vireo …

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Highland Heights Council expected to prohibit medical marijuana-related business in the city

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Highland Heights representatives do not favor the medical marijuana industry doing business within the city’s borders. (Jeff Piorkowski/special to cleveland.com) HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ohio -It is expected that City Council will approve legislation prohibiting the cultivation, processing and dispensing of medical marijuana in Highland Heights. Council heard the first reading of the prohibitive legislation at its meeting Jan. 24, the same …

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AG Rutledge: State, Federal Medical Marijuana Contradictions Depend On Federal Prosecutors

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Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on the set of Talk Business & Politics. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said that contradictions between state and federal law regarding medical marijuana usage will ultimately be a decision that federal prosecutors must reconcile. In the interim, Rutledge is advising state lawmakers to follow through with their duties to incorporate a voter-approved amendment into …

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Utah Lawmakers Hesitant with Medical Marijuana Legislation

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Utah lawmakers have decided to shelve their consideration of legalizing marijuana for medical use. They say their delay is prompted by the need for more research and to see what the Trump administration’s approach to the issue will be. Supporters of medical use of the drug say they can’t wait for the legislature to act and will take the question …

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Medical marijuana patient asks Montana Supreme Court to intervene in felony case

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Wayne Steven Penning, 65, has asked the Montana Supreme Court to rule on whether the state has the right to prosecute medical marijuana patients in possession of more than one ounce of marijuana, even if the plant is not dried yet. As of November 2016, 6,557 out of 7,558 medical marijuana patients grew their own marijuana, according to the Montana …