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R.I. emergency regulations create new category to supply medical marijuana dispensaries

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Worried the state’s medical marijuana program could face a severe shortage of legal product come the new year, business regulation officials issued emergency regulations Wednesday to get a new category of private pot growers, called cultivators, up and running as quickly as possible. Those cultivators will replace patient caregivers as vital suppliers for the state’s three dispensaries, which currently aren’t …

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Medical Marijuana Offers Opportunities For The Daring Investor

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Summary Growing consensus for the potential medical benefits of cannabis-based drugs. Difficult to pick winners amongst a welter of small medical marijuana start-ups. Political as well as financial considerations need to be taken into account by investors. Recent volatility in Nemus Bioscience share price illustrates the unexpected twists and turns in the market. There are a growing number of companies …

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People having trouble getting medical marijuana

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Error loading player: No playable sources found CHAMPAIGN, Ill. CHAMPAIGN – People across the state are having trouble signing up for the medical marijuana pilot program. It’s not because they don’t quality – but because their doctors won’t sign the paperwork. Mindy Haile was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis decades ago. "We’ve tried physical therapies, the water therapy, exercises, medications. And …

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Gazette opinion: Voting again on medical marijuana

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Thom Bridge, Independent Record If Montana voters had approved Initiative 182 in 2004, they probably wouldn’t be voting again this year on medical marijuana. I-182 would decriminalize the medicinal use of marijuana by Montanans with specific medical problems — without the loopholes exploited several years ago in the original initiative. In September, there were 12,730 medical marijuana cardholders in Montana, …

Survey: A Majority of medical marijuana users in California support Hillary Clinton

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Election Day could bring legal weed in five more states, doubling the places in the United States where Americans can recreationally use marijuana. A majority of Americans believe cannabis should be legalized for recreational use. But until now, the presidential candidate whom marijuana users support was unclear. In data exclusively shared with Mic , California-based medical marijuana delivery service Eaze …

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Local churches oppose proposed medical marijuana dispensary

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Holy Trinity Church on Main Street in Greenfield. GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Catholic community’s two churches have voted to oppose a proposed medical marijuana dispensary on Main Street, right next door to Holy Trinity Church. The Parish Council of Holy Trinity voted unanimously to “strongly oppose” the project, which has been proposed by Happy Valley Ventures Inc. for the site …

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Pa. publishes new rules for medical-marijuana dispensaries

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Close icon Shopping Cart icon Jen Zavala helps to mark the two-year anniversary of the decriminalization of marijuana in Philadelphia at a "Pop-Up Weed Garden" near the Art Museum on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Pennsylvania’s medical-marijuana program expects to solicit applications from aspiring growers, processors, and dispensaries in early 2017, state Health Department officials said this week after unveiling draft …