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Ask a Stoner: What’s the Most Affordable Route for an MMJ Patient?

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Dear Stoner: I just moved here for medical marijuana. What’s my best affordable option for staying medicated? Should I get a caregiver? Medical card? Buy off the street? Deuce Dear Deuce: Obtaining a medical marijuana card shouldn’t be difficult if you suffer from any of Colorado’s qualifying MMJ conditions, which are cancer, HIV/AIDS, glaucoma, cachexia, seizures, muscle spasms, post-traumatic stress …

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Arkansas court clears way for medical marijuana program’s launch

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Arkansas marijuana leaf LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for the state to launch its medical marijuana program, reversing and dismissing a judge’s ruling that prevented officials from issuing the first license for businesses to grow the drug. Pulaski County Judge Wendell Griffen ruled in March that the state’s process for awarding …

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New Bill Would Let Medical Marijuana Patients Drive Under The Influence, But How High Is Too High?

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Bottles of cannabis tinctures are seen on display at Amazon Organics, a pot dispensary in Eugene, Ore., on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. Under Pennsylvania law, a person operating a car, truck, boat or airplane can be arrested if they’re under the influence of marijuana. Marijuana is federally considered a Schedule 1 drug, lumping it with heroin, LSD and esctacy. State …

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Announces Letter of Intent with Salvation Botanicals to Bring Its Products to the Burgeoning Canadian Cannabis Market

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According to Deloitte, the legal cannabis industry in Canada has the potential to generate over $4 billion in recreational sales within its first year. It’s also been estimated that total estimated consumer spend could surge by as much as 58% and regular cannabis users will increase purchases by 22% under the new legislation. Medical Marijuana, Inc. produces industry-leading cannabidiol (CBD) …

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4 companies apply to run medical marijuana businesses in Lancaster County

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Medical marijuana products from Cresco Yeltrah, one of 12 companies that got the first round of Pennsylvania permits to grow and process marijuana as part of the state’s medical marijuana program. SUBMITTED PHOTO | CRESCO YELTRAH Four companies seeking to run medical marijuana businesses in Lancaster County are in the running for the second round of permits offered in Pennsylvania. …

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Colorado Offering MMJ Research Grants for Autism, Opioid Prevention, More

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Clinical trials that study medical marijuana are few and far between because of the plant’s federally illegal status. Colorado has been the rare exception to that rule, thanks to the passage of Amendment 64, and now the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hopes to expand on the state’s nine currently funded MMJ studies by offering nearly $3 million …

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FWB’s first medical cannabis dispensary to open Thursday

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FORT WALTON BEACH — The doors to Fort Walton Beach’s first medical marijuana dispensary will open Thursday morning. Miami-based Knox Medical was one of the first dispensaries established in Florida after Gov. Rick Scott signed the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act, allowing for a limited use of medical marijuana, in 2014. The Fort Walton Beach location at 109-F Racetrack Road N.E. …

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Utah Medical Marijuana Reforms are Months Away

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By Julian Hattem SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials say they are months away from finalizing regulations needed to implement the state’s narrow new medical cannabis law. Before that process ends, however, voters will weigh in on a broader marijuana scheme that could send the regulators back to the drawing board. Rules for growing and distributing medical marijuana for …