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Report: Medical marijuana patients outspent adult-use three to one last year

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Buy Photo Despite increasing access to recreational marijuana, medical patients still made up a sizable portion of the market for weed in the U.S. last year, spending three times more money on the crop than recreational users, according to a report from New Frontier Data. The Washington, D.C., cannabis analytics firm partnered with software and marketing company Baker to get …

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Medical marijuana firm to offer home delivery in WNY

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NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. – A medical marijuana provider will soon offer home delivery service in Western New York, including the Buffalo area. A representative for Pharmacannis, one of two approved companies with dispensaries in Western New York, told 2 On Your Side on Tuesday that it will participate in the state’s home delivery program. Pharmacannis will use its own employees …

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If Approved: Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility will Bring Jobs to Fayetteville

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — – Medical marijuana could be one step closer to being produced in the Natural State. Tuesday night Fayetteville City Council met to talk about the facility. Brian Faught is an Arkansas businessman and could soon be the President and CEO AR- Canna, a medical marijuana cultivation facility, he said, "The land is actually inside the city limits …

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Medical marijuana takes a hit in Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD – There will be no growing, processing or dispensing of medical marijuana in this city. Fairfield City Council on Monday voted to outlaw all aspects of the business allowed by the new law which establishes the Medical Marijuana Control Program. “My general sense – and I’ve lived in this community 37 years – is that people in this community …

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Medical Marijuana Bill Headed to Senate Floor

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It’s officially “go” time for the Florida Legislature to finally reach an agreement over the future of medical marijuana in Florida. On Tuesday, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed the Senate’s proposal to regulate medical cannabis, green-lighting the bill with only one “no” vote, from Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg. The bill now heads to the full Senate for approval. SB …

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Advocates push for hearings on stalled medical marijuana bills

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0 Texas state Rep. Four Price, R-Amarillo, is chairman of the House Public Health Committee.JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN (2014) Dr. Robert S. Marks says he routinely faces a dilemma when cancer patients and others dealing with chronic pain broach the topic of marijuana as a treatment option. “You’re in a very tough position between what the law tells you to …

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Basu: New medical cannabis bill is nearly as weak as the first

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Buy Photo April 20 arrived last week with the requisite stoner jokes and, one assumes, related recreational activities. For decades, 420 has been shorthand for smoking marijuana, first as a time of day and then expanding to a calendar date, which is now recognized internationally. While recreational marijuana use has been legalized or decriminalized in nine states and 30 allow …

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Senate medical marijuana plan ready for a floor vote

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Supporters of the Senate plan include Stephani Scruggs, the director of field operations in Florida for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, whose husband suffers from epilepsy. When Stephani Scruggs tried to speak at a Senate committee meeting on medical marijuana last week, her husband suffered an epileptic seizure and was taken away in a wheelchair. This week, she was his voice …