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Hazy Days Ahead? What We Don’t Know About Florida’s New Medical Marijuana Law

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A great battle has been won in Florida for a more comprehensive medical marijuana program thanks to Florida voters overwhelmingly voting for Amendment 2 . But the war still remains in that Amendment 2 is a very short piece of legislation that gives huge power to Florida’s Department of Health (DOH) to make rules for Florida Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers …

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Maryland medical marijuana panel will hire diversity consultant

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The Maryland Cannabis Commission announced Monday it will hire a consultant to review what steps — if any — it could take to improve diversity in the state’s nascent medical marijuana industry. Among other tasks, the consultant will determine if it is feasible to conduct a study documenting whether minorities have been unfairly excluded from the industry as a whole …

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This Company Thinks It’s High Time for a Medical Marijuana Inhaler

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An Israeli company will market a medical marijuana inhaler. Good news for medical marijuana users: You may soon be able to buy a weed inhaler. The catch, however, is that the product will be sold only in Israel, where pharmaceutical company Teva Pharm signed an agreement to market a medical marijuana inhaler previously used in a hospital, Reuters reported . …

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Quarryville-based contractor starts division to design and build medical marijuana growhouses

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When DJ Risk approached his grandparents about creating a new division within Paul Risk Construction, he wrestled with how to share his vision. Paul Risk had grown a fledgling family business from three to 70 employees and carefully cultivated a reputation as a full-service design-and-build firm before retiring. Now his grandson, promoted to president in February, wanted to help clients …

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Changemakers: One Startup Revolutionizing the Medical Marijuana Industry

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The cannabis industry has grown (pun intended) drastically over the past five years; in 2016 revenue is expected to hit $6.7 billion. By 2021, the weed industry is expected to have nearly 14,000 companies generating $27 billion, according to consumer market research firm IBISWorld. The time is green for businesses to jump in and take a hit of those profits. …

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Israelis develop first ‘metered-dose’ medical cannabis inhaler

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Home use is expected to begin, first in Israel, next year. Only after succeeding in Israel will it be exported. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries building in Jerusalem.. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST) Medical marijuana (cannabis) will be marketed in an inhaler, the most efficient way to administer medical cannabis — a product resulting from a collaboration of two blue-and-white companies …

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Health care refugees: Medical marijuana and new hope

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This is the second part of a series on health care refugees. Read the first part here . (CNN)Rich and Kim Muszynski know when their 5-year-old daughter, Abby, is about to have a grand mal seizure because her pupils enlarge, and she’ll seem to fixate at something in the distance that only she can see. Family become healthcare refugees to …

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Debate Over Medical Marijuana Continues in AR

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Error loading player: No playable sources found LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas voters recently said yes to a measure to legalize medical marijuana. The approval brings relief to some who rely on marijuana to treat conditions like PTSD, but some opponents still worry legalization may do more harm than good. Navy veteran Blake Ruckle suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. …