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Medical Marijuana: The Georgia Update

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CBD oil used for pain treatment. Atlanta native and integrative physician Dr. Zachary Cohen of Oak Grove Family Medicine filled the sanctuary at Congregation Or Hadash for a Hadassah-sponsored event on medical marijuana earlier this year. At that time, he noted, “Medical marijuana is a slippery slope (in Georgia) … Evolution has kept this plant around for thousands of years. …

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Effingham breast cancer patient advocates for medical marijuana

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Kyla Doedtman of Effingham never thought she would become an advocate for medical marijuana, but a battle with an aggressive and rare form of breast cancer changed everything. The 44-year-old first turned to medical marijuana for relief from back pain caused by a back injury. “My journey actually started with the medical marijuana over a year ago," she said. "I …

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Legal marijuana rollout in Canada could offer lessons on Ohio’s pending medical marijuana rollout

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Chapters descriptions off, selected subtitles off, selected captions settings, opens captions settings dialog captions off, selected This is a modal window. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. WINDSOR, Ontario – Starting Wednesday morning, it is legal for Canadian citizens to buy recreational marijuana after a vote from Canada’s …

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Medical marijuana regulators outsource dispensary scoring, schedule public forum for late October

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The state Medical Marijuana Commission agreed after long debate on Tuesday (Oct. 16) to schedule a public meeting at the end of this month so those concerned about Arkansas’ delayed entry into the legalized cannabis industry can air their grievances. “We want to be transparent. It’s the right thing to do,” MMC Chair Ronda Henry-Tillman told a rowdy crowd after …

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Recreational marijuana is now legal in Canada

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Your brain on marijuana 01:39 As of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, adults will be allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of legal marijuana in public, according to a bill that passed the Senate in June. They will also be allowed to cultivate up to four plants in their households and make products such as edibles for personal use. …

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Mississippians Fight for Medical Marijuana in 2020

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Petitioners gather signatures for the Medical Marijuana 2020 Ballot Initiative in Hattiesburg, Miss., on Oct. 12, 2018. Photo by Ashton Pittman. As the funky sounds of Austin-based Roxy Roca blasts over the hundreds gathered for Live at Five in Hattiesburg’s Town Square Park, old friends reminiscence over beer, their children greet strange but friendly dogs, a local vendor struggles to …