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Giant medical marijuana farm planned for Wilmington

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Photo by Laura A Bischoff CannAscend Ohio LLC is a new venture backed by Ian James (pictured) and Jimmy Gould, who ran the ResponsibleOhio campaign, and Bill Brisben, a real estate developer and former ambassador to UNICEF.Photo by Laura A Bischoff Columbus Investors with ties to the 2015 failed ballot issue to legalize marijuana are rolling out an ambitious plan …

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People Are Still Testing Medical Marijuana on Pets, Despite Limited Research

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Given the wide range of medical benefits of cannabis in humans, it may not come as a surprise that people are exploring using marijuana to treat their pets . A number of marijuana-derived remedies for pets have come onto the market recently, claiming to treat illnesses ranging from arthritis to seizures to cancer. The majority of these products contain CBD, …

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Backers of Ohio’s failed recreational marijuana measure want to grow medical marijuana

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Ian James and Jimmy Gould, who founded ResponsibleOhio and pushed for recreational marijuana legalization in 2015, plan to apply for one of the state’s 12 large medical marijuana grow licenses for a new Wilmington facility. (Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer) WILMINGTON, Ohio — The pair behind Ohio’s 2015 failed recreational marijuana measure now plan to build a medical marijuana growing …

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Bills Would Increase Diversity in Medical Marijuana Business

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(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) NATALIE SCHWARTZ, Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — After Carey Tilghman’s 6-year-old daughter, Paisley, suffered from a stroke, doctors drafted a plan to use a round of Botox injections and muscle relaxers to treat her condition. Searching for an alternative for her daughter, Tilghman found that a transdermal patch filled with cannabis, which has …

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Bills would increase diversity in medical marijuana business

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After Carey Tilghman’s 6-year-old daughter, Paisley, suffered from a stroke, doctors drafted a plan to use a round of Botox injections and muscle relaxers to treat her condition. Searching for an alternative for her daughter, Tilghman found that a transdermal patch filled with cannabis, which has been linked to shielding the brain from stroke damage, could possibly be helpful to …

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Legislature passes medical marijuana research bill

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill allowing medical marijuana research in Utah. HB130 was approved in the House after lawmakers concurred to amendments made earlier in the Senate. The bill previously passed in the House 70-2 and in the Senate 23-1. It now goes to Gov. Gary Herbert for his consideration. In addition to allowing …

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Daily Briefing: Medical marijuana grow facility proposed for Wilmington

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The Columbus Dispatch @ohioaj Two veterans of a failed 2015 marijuana ballot issue are back with a proposal for a medical marijuana growing and manufacturing facility in Wilmington. CannAscend Ohio said today that it will apply for a state permit to build a 25,000-square-foot medical marijuana facility on 19.2 acres near the Wilmington Air Park. The company will seek one …

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Doctors to speak on behalf of legalizing medical marijuana

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(Source: WIS) COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Doctors and medical experts will speak to senators in support of legalizing medical marijuana in a Wednesday afternoon meeting. Leaders of the group Compassionate South Carolina are organizing the group’s testimony in favor of passing bill S. 212, the Compassionate Care Act, sponsored by Sen. Tom Davis (R-Beaufort). The bill would allow certain patients …