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Southeast Texas marijuana activists hope to see medical marijuana legalized

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BEAUMONT – The legalization of recreational marijuana is on this election’s ballot in Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada. But activists in Southeast Texas say they hope it will soon be legalized for more medical purposes in Texas. With the recent passing of the Texas Compassionate Use Act in June of 2015, cannabis supporters believe that they have a foot …

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Medical marijuana nears 1-year milestone

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ILLINOIS ILLINOIS — Starting next week, the state will reach its one-year anniversary for medical marijuana hitting shelves. The Department of Public Health says it’s seeing more patients apply than ever before due to more conditions allowed for treatment. Five years ago, Jon Gilson suffered a traumatic brain injury during a car crash when he was 18-years old. For years, …

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Santa Claus puts Medical Marijuana on ‘nice’ list

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(KTUU/NBC News) As communities across Alaska try to figure out how to handle the new legalized marijuana industry, many are opting out. Among those just saying no is the tiny town of North Pole, and that’s not sitting well with the town’s most famous resident: Santa Claus has put medical marijuana on his "nice" list. The man who legally changed …

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Start-Up Nation Poised To Corner the Global Medical Marijuana Market

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Medical marijuana is on track to become a booming industry in Israel, with 36 Israeli companies now doing clinical research on cannabis, according to a report in the Economist. That figure comes from Saul Kaye, the CEO of the venture fund and technology incubator iCAN. Israel’s health ministry is licensing a list of about 100 doctors to prescribe the drug, …

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Time for common sense on medical marijuana

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In 2004 Montana voters, by wide margin, passed an initiative to allow marijuana use for medical purposes. Persons with specified debilitating conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and chronic pain, could receive a medical marijuana card, if certified by a medical doctor. This provided blessed relief for some sick people. For example, one witness suffering severe cancer said that he …

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Southeast Texas marijuana activists hope to see medical marijuana legalized

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BEAUMONT – The legalization of recreational marijuana is on this election’s ballot in Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada. But activists in Southeast Texas say they hope it will soon be legalized for more medical purposes in Texas. With the recent passing of the Texas Compassionate Use Act in June of 2015, cannabis supporters believe that they have a foot …

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Start-Up Nation Poised To Corner the Global Medical Marijuana Market

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Medical marijuana is on track to become a booming industry in Israel, with 36 Israeli companies now doing clinical research on cannabis, according to a report in the Economist. That figure comes from Saul Kaye, the CEO of the venture fund and technology incubator iCAN. Israel’s health ministry is licensing a list of about 100 doctors to prescribe the drug, …