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FL schools trying to figure out medical marijuana

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A new school year brings new challenges, and one of them is how to deal with students who may have a medical marijuana prescription. Ten months ago today, 71 percent of Florida’s voters said yes on Amendment 2. Governor Rick Scott signed the legislation June 23rd. Still, Florida’s 67 school districts haven’t decided how to store or …

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Medical Marijuana is the Magic Ingredient for John Morgan’s 2018 Gubernatorial Run

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Snoop Dogg, John Morgan and Roger Stone If John Morgan decides to run for governor next year, he’ll have a motley crew supporting him all the way to Tallahassee. From rappers to President Donald Trump’s political cronies, Morgan’s ideology has crossed political parties, career paths and socioeconomic divides. To put it simply, Morgan has captured the hearts and minds of …

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Path clears for Hawaii’s first medical marijuana dispensary

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HONOLULU — Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug. The state Department of Health on Tuesday gave Maui Wellness Group, LLC dba Maui Grown Therapies the "green light" to begin selling medical marijuana to registered patients and their caregivers, CBS affiliate KGMB-TV reports . The …

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Maryland is mired in a medical-marijuana morass

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Marijuana plants are cloned at a medical marijuana growing operation in Washington. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post) MARYLAND’S MEDICAL marijuana program has been so sluggish to take flight, so dazed in setting rules for applicants and so muddled in evaluating them that one might fairly wonder if the entire undertaking were conducted under the influence. Three years after it was approved, …

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First pot dispensary in state opens on Maui

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COURTESY MAUI GROWN THERAPIES Hawaii history will be made today when the first dispensary opens for business on Maui, nearly two decades after the state legalized medical marijuana. Maui Grown Therapies, one of eight dispensary licensees, will begin at 11 a.m. the first legal sales of cannabis in the islands. The company was the first to pass a final Health …

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Florida Has Added Over 10,000 Medical Marijuana Patients Since June

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Despite laws that seem to be changing constantly, Florida’s medical marijuana program is exploding. In fact, Florida has added over 10,000 medical marijuana patients to its medical marijuana roster—and that’s just since June. Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program is Exploding The latest numbers released by the Florida Department of Health show just how rapidly the state’s medical marijuana program is growing. …