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Dugan: On New York’s medical cannabis system

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Regardless of my doctor’s negative reaction to this request, I researched the Internet for data and directions on the use and procurement of medicinal cannabis. What I found should provide an insight into the near future regarding use of this natural supplement. For the many people who are negative, concerned, worried or just don’t give a damn, this little story …

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IN Focus: New support for medical marijuana in Indiana?

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INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier veterans are promising to lead the way when it comes to legalized medical marijuana in Indiana. They made their voices heard at a recent medical cannabis town hall at the state library. Jep Staker is a former Marine sniper who at one time was taking opioids. He realized his dosages were increasing, as was his risk for …

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Reader: Can’t We Admit That Med Was Just a Gateway to Rec Marijuana?

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email Print Article AA A decade ago, the proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries started the green rush to the Rockies. These days, though, MMJ dispensaries seem to be disappearing , a reader recently noted in a letter to our Stoner. In his response, Herbert Fuego noted that while MMJ dispensaries still exist, many of the originals have been converted to …

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‘The Foundation for an Informed Texas’ to run medical marijuana ads

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Educational Medical Marijuana TV ads are coming to Texas. The ads are sponsored by an educational non-profit: The Foundation for an Informed Texas. According to the Compassionate Use Registry of Texas, there are just 21 doctors in the entire state who are registered to prescribe medical cannabis. "If we’re compassionate people wanting to have science-based policy here in Texas, we …

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Florida’s medical marijuana industry is hiring, but stoners need not apply

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The hunt is on for budtenders, cannabis cultivators, weed botanists and dozens of other new jobs that have sprouted with Florida’s nascent medical marijuana industry. With dispensaries scouting locations across the state and 147,000 people signed up to use the now-legalized drug, the developing industry is quickly trying to recruit thousands of workers to develop, grow and sell medical cannabis. …

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Hampton recommends changing zoning law to allow medical cannabis oil production

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Cannabis plants growing at Arizona Organix, a medical marijuana dispensary in Phoenix, Ariz. The company is owned and operated by Ben Myer, who is a partner with Rx Native Pharmaceutical, a Hampton start-up seeking to be the first of its kind licensed in Virginia. August 5, 2018. (Rx Native Pharmaceutical / HANDOUT) Hampton is inching closer to having a medical …

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Cannabis groups come together on draft of medical marijuana rules to present to legislative working group

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Several groups of cannabis stakeholders have come together to provide to legislators a 200-page draft bill that would provide clarity to businesses and patients as the state’s medical marijuana program launches. With a tight timeline for implementation required by State Question 788, the Oklahoma Board of Health was tasked with passing emergency rules so applicants would be able to submit …

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Medical marijuana measure spurs religious freedom lawsuit in Utah

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Cannabis plants at Compassionate Cultivation on Wednesday Jan. 17, 2018. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) more > A ballot measure permitting medical marijuana within the state of Utah may go up in smoke pending a First Amendment lawsuit filed Wednesday in Salt Lake County Court. Led by a longtime marijuana legalization opponent and active member of The Church of Jesus …