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Medical marijuana dispensary could come to Chambersburg

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Pennsylvania’s new medical marijuana has many restrictions for users. Sean Heisey, York Daily Record (Photo: OpenRangeStock, Getty Images/iStockphoto) CHAMBERSBURG – A medical marijuana dispensary may open in the borough in the near future. But first, the community will have two opportunities to learn more about the proposal. Representatives of Viridis Medicine LLC, a research-focused medical marijuana group based in York …

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Florida Department of Health discussing medical marijuana rule change

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Supporters of Amendment 2 are unhappy with the change to the amendment so a discussion is being held on Wednesday on the new rule change for medical marijuana. TAMPA, Fla. – Representatives from Florida’s Department of Health are in Tampa Wednesday talking about a rule change to the new medical marijuana laws. This is regarding Amendment 2, which was approved …

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Middletown continues medical marijuana ban

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PROVIDED Members of Middletown City Council are considering converting a temporary moratorium against medical-marijuana facilities into a ban that later can be lifted after Ohio officials issue rules governing such operations. CONTRIBUTED MIDDLETOWN Members of Middletown City Council are considering converting a temporary moratorium against medical-marijuana facilities into a ban that later can be lifted after Ohio officials issue rules …

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Medical marijuana coming here? Supervisors vow to be objective

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When Pennsylvania approved a new medical marijuana program last April, it opened the door to dispensaries being located throughout the state. In the Southeast region, which includes Lancaster County, the program allows for 10 dispensaries. One is being proposed for Warwick Township. At the Feb. 1 township supervisors meeting, local farmer Andrew Buckwalter of Buckhill Farm and Paoli attorney Mark …

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South Florida Police, School Officials Discuss Medical Marijuana Concerns

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Florida’s medical marijuana amendment passed with huge margins in November but how lawmakers will implement it is sparking concern, especially among South Florida law enforcement and school officials. A large crowd attended Tuesday’s Department of Health public forum on medical marijuana in Fort Lauderdale, where some gave emotional anecdotes on how best to write the laws. Miami-Dade County Public Schools …

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Let sick people have medical marijuana

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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos mostly got it right in softening his stance on medical marijuana recently. “If you get a prescription to use an opiate or you get a prescription to use marijuana, to me I think that’s the same thing,” Vos, R-Rochester, told the Associated Press . “I would be open to that.” We generally agree, with this caveat: …

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Medical Marijuana: How You Can Cash In on Pennsylvania’s Program

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Americans for Safe Access is a D.C.-based advocacy group that advances medical marijuana research and therapeutics. Perched high above Old City in Philadelphia, a dozen smartly dressed professionals sat in a conference room Tuesday morning learning about medical marijuana. The cohort represented a diverse gathering of interests – from technology to pharmaceuticals – all with the same goal: to cash …

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Last chance to weigh in on medical marijuana rules

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Today is your last chance to tell state leaders how you feel about medical marijuana. Do you want to see more dispensaries? Fewer? Should more people get access to treatment or should it be restricted? The Health Department will host a 2-hour public meeting from 9am to 11am Wednesday at their Tampa Laboratory at 3602 Spectrum Boulevard. Health Department leaders …