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Traveling with Medical Marijuana? What the TSA Wants You to Know

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Traveling in the United States with medical marijuana means navigating the rough waters of many legal gray zones. Getty Images Medical marijuana was supposed to make life easier for people with chronic pain, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, glaucoma, and other conditions. And it has, as long as you live in a state where medical marijuana is legal… and you stay there. …

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How Billy Caldwell case could end UK’s medical marijuana ban

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London (CNN)The suffering of a 12-year-old boy with epilepsy could lead to the UK legalizing the medicinal use of marijuana, after outrage over his case prompted the government to announce a review. Billy Caldwell’s name hit the headlines last weekend when Home Secretary Sajid Javid intervened to allow him access to medicinal cannabis oil following the boy’s hospitalization in London …

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Advocate: Reasons to back Oklahoma medical marijuana question

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Jason Barker Regarding "Research weakens medical pot claims" (Our Views, June 17): There are more studies published (over 25,000) about the safe medical uses of cannabis than there are research studies for Tylenol. I’m curious why The Oklahoman editorial board did not discuss U.S. Patent 6630507? The U.S. Patent Office issued Patent 6630507 to the U.S. Department of Health and …

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Calls for more medical marijuana sites grow as New York expands eligibility

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ALBANY — As New York prepares to expand its medical marijuana program to include people who are prescribed opioids, advocates are urging the state to simultaneously increase the number of dispensing sites. The expansion is a big deal to patient advocates, who have criticized the state’s program as one of the most restrictive in the nation. While state Health Commissioner …

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If Medical Marijuana Passes, It Might Be A While Before Patients Can Buy It In Utah

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UrosPoteko/istock State Agriculture Department officials say that they may not have regulations ready in time to roll out a broad medical marijuana initiative if Utah voters approve it this November. Without governing rules in place, qualifying patients still could use medical pot, but they would have to get it out of state. Scott Ericson, deputy commissioner of the Utah Department …

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Florida’s first medical marijuana drive-thru dispensary opens in Palm Harbor

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Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Florida’s first medical marijuana drive-thru dispensary opens on Tuesday in Palm Harbor. Curaleaf is opening a dispensary with a new customer service feature that has online ordering and drive-thru service for existing customers. In a press release, the …