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Former medical marijuana executives charged

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Minnesota and New York have both legalized medical marijuana programs, and parent company Vireo Health cultivates and sells the medication in both states. But shipping products across state lines still violates both state and federal laws. Laura Bultman, the Minnesota firm’s former chief medical officer, and Ronald Owens, the former chief security officer, were charged by Minnesota law enforcement officials …

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Medical marijuana: Vaping on the rise in the Golden State, survey says

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ERIC PAUL ZAMORA/THE FRESNO BEE Medical marijuana users in California are increasingly using vaporizer pens, a new survey says. Will that be an evening cocktail — or some cannabis — with your dinner tonight? According to a recent survey, more and more Californians with medical marijuana prescriptions are trading in their after-work glass of vino for the drug, often in …

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Medical Marijuana Commission High On Progress Even As Bills Threaten Its Existence

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Lawyers Robert Brech of the Arkansas Department of Health and Joel DiPippa and Lauren Ballard of the Department of Finance and Administration Tuesday’s meeting of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana was business as usual even as House and Senate committees take up bills today that could redirect the Commission’s momentum. The commission meeting began with a presentation by Lauren Ballard, revenue …

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Survey Finds Most Police Officers Support Medical Marijuana

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In a sign of the continuing shift in attitudes about legal marijuana, a new survey finds that a majority of police officers now favor allowing the use of medical marijuana. However, the number drops significantly when it comes to the legalization of marijuana for personal use. And one-third of officers surveyed said they still support an outright ban on the …

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Aston will allow medical marijuana facility

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RICK KAUFFMAN – DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA Aston Twp. may play host to a medical marijuana “grow house” in the near future, which would be one of only two in the southeast region of Pennsylvania. ASTON >> Commissioners Wednesday night unanimously adopted an ordinance to amend the township zoning code to provide regulations for the growing and processing of medical marijuana. …

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Medical marijuana rally happening at Indiana Statehouse

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(WISH Photo/Ron Nakasone) INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – There will be a medical marijuana rally in Indianapolis on Thursday. Senator Karen Tallian and Representative Sue Errington will be attending the event. Tallian and Errington will be answering questions submitted by Hoosiers through Facebook from the audience from 12:40 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. at the north atrium, 2nd floor of the Indiana Statehouse. …

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New Mexico may allow medical marijuana for all veterans

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(Photo: Ricardo Rolon/The News-Press via AP) SANTA FE — Extensive revisions to New Mexico’s medical marijuana program that would automatically allow all military veterans to qualify as patients are advancing in the state Legislature. The Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed the proposed legislation on Wednesday despite objections from members to the veterans’ eligibility provisions. The bill’s next stop is the full …

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Medical-marijuana dispensary proposed in Chambersburg

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CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A York, Pa., company seeking to open a medical-marijuana dispensary in Chambersburg will pitch the idea to the public next week. Representatives from Viridis Medicine LLC are scheduled to present information Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Eugene C. Clarke Community Center at 235 S. Third St. in Chambersburg. The company is seeking to operate one of …