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The Man Who Brought Medical Marijuana to Florida Is Contemplating a Run for Governor

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If there’s one man to thank for Florida’s new medical marijuana program, it’s John Morgan. The longtime lawyer and subsequent political fundraiser authored the bill and spent nearly $9 million of his own money to push the MMJ legislation to a public vote where he succeeded wildly, with over 70% of the state agreeing to allow medical cannabis in the …

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Medical marijuana appeals expose flaws in application scoring

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More than 130 administrative appeals have been filed against the state Department of Health’s Office of Medical Marijuana over a secret evaluation committee’s handling of applications to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. (HARRY FISHER / THE MORNING CALL) The competition for 39 permits to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana in Pennsylvania was bound to leave many …

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Long Beach’s first fully licensed medical marijuana shop is set to open

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Marijuana is coming back to Long Beach. The Green Room announced plans to open soon as the first licensed dispensary since last year’s votes to allow and tax cannabis. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press Telegram/SCNG) Marijuana is coming back to Long Beach. The employees at the Green Room are excited to be opening soon. This is the first licensed dispensary …

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Advocates, Regulators Discuss Future Of Medical Marijuana In Arkansas

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Talk show host Montel Williams speaks to the crowd at the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association symposium Wednesday. Potential operators of medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries came together at a half-day symposium in Little Rock Wednesday to discuss their expectations of what the new industry will be like. Among the attendees was TV host Montel Williams, who gave the keynote …

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Advocates, Regulators Discuss Future Of Medical Marijuana In Arkansas

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Talk show host Montel Williams speaks to the crowd at the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association symposium Wednesday. Potential operators of medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries came together at a half-day symposium in Little Rock Wednesday to discuss their expectations of what the new industry will be like. Among the attendees was TV host Montel Williams, who gave the keynote …

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Why Medical Marijuana Research Is Gaining Support From the GOP

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There’s currently a lot of roadblocks to researching medical marijuana – and a growing number of people in Congress want that to change. Some Utah residents are working overtime to get medical marijuana on the state’s ballot next year. They seem to have just gotten a surprising new Republican ally in their effort – Senator Orrin Hatch. The state’s senior …