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Why some N.H. veterans can’t get medical marijuana

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Jeremy Sparks sits for a photo with his cane at his home in Effingham on Wednesday. After being injured as an Army officer in Iraq, Sparks has found the best thing to calm his pain and memories of war is medical marijuana, but faces hurdles to obtain it. Iraq veteran Jeremy Sparks at his home in Effingham on Wednesday, Oct. …

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How the Nation’s Oldest Medical Marijuana Law Could Be Affected by Proposition 64

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Grace Medical Marijuana Pharmacy is at Pico Boulevard and Centinela Avenue a stone’s throw from the 10 Freeway. A A If Proposition 64 passes this November, California will bid adieu to the nation’s oldest medical marijuana law. Enacted in 1996, Proposition 215, or the Compassionate Use Act, created looser restrictions on cannabis use across the state. Chris Conrad is a …

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New Hampshire Bills Would Expand Medical Marijuana Program

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CONCORD , N.H. (Oct. 15, 2016) – A New Hampshire representative plans to introduce four bills that would expand the state’s medical marijuana program during the 2017 session. If passed, these measures would further nullify federal prohibition in practice. Rep. Joseph Lachance (R-Manchester) filed four separate draft requests (known as LSRs) for legislation relating to the state’s medical marijuana law. …

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Medical Marijuana In Action

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ARKANSAS– (Via KARK ) Arkansas voters are facing a decision. Should medical marijuana be legalized in the state? There has been much debate over the benefits of the medicinal value of cannabis, and the impact legalization could have on the state. To get a better idea we sent our Drew Petrimoulx to New Mexico, a state that approved medical marijuana …

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Maryland Patients Still Waiting on Medical Marijuana

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — With Maryland on pace to have one of the slowest rollouts of medical marijuana in the country, patients across the state must skirt the law if they want to treat themselves. It has been more than 900 days since former Gov. Martin O’Malley signed the bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state. Dispensaries are anticipated to …

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Smoking Weed For Chronic Illness: 3 Most Common Medical Marijuana Strains And Uses

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Bouts of immense pain and fatigue leave many of us in state of physical despair. Prescription painkillers do little to nothing to remedy our ailments. However, for those of us who live in a state where medical marijuana is legal with our "marijuana card," cannabis can be a better alternative to pharmaceuticals. Once we visit a dispensary, or a licensed …

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Medical Marijuana A ‘Gateway To Health, Freedom’?

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State Rep. Jeremy Faison, right, joins Haleigh’s Hope founder Jason Cranford at the organization’s facility in Colorado. Haleigh’s Hope produces a cannabis oil extract used to treat conditions such as epilepsy and cerebral palsy. State Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-11th, of Cosby, recently spent three days in Colorado, where he talked with former Tennessee residents who’ve moved to the state to …

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Medicine or Menace: Medical Marijuana In Action

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ARKANSAS–Arkansas voters are facing a decision. Should medical marijuana be legalized in the state? There has been much debate over the benefits of the medicinal value of cannabis, and the impact legalization could have on the state. To get a better idea we sent our Drew Petrimoulx to New Mexico, a state that approved medical marijuana nearly ten years ago. …