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WV Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

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Gazette-Mail file photo The West Virginia Senate’s Health and Human Resources Committee narrowly passed a bill Friday morning that would allow certain patients to be prescribed marijuana for medicinal purposes. The bill (SB386), called the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act, now goes to the Senate Judiciary Committee. If it passes there, it would also have to pass a full vote …

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Medical Marijuana Delivery Service

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Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, announced that it received approval from the New York State Department of Health to launch a medical marijuana home delivery program. The medical marijuana ‘from our greenhouse to your front door’ home delivery program was designed by …

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Israel looks to leverage tech in $50 billion medical marijuana market

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Israel, a leader in marijuana research and health technology, is attracting international investment as it tries to position itself as a cutting-edge exporter in the rapidly-growing market for medical-grade cannabis. With estimates that the global market for medical marijuana could reach $50 billion by 2025, the Israeli government is set to allow the local industry to start exporting and projects …

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Local legislators talk hemp and medical marijuana

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Last week locally-based legislators sounded unanimous support for the use of canabidiol as a treatment for seizures. While opinions are mixed on the applications of medical marijuana, state representatives for Howard County unanimously supported the advancement of cannabidiol use for medical use. At last week’s Third House session Representatives Mike Karickhoff, Tony Cook, and Heath VanNatter, along with Sen. Jim …

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Sturbridge selectmen OK medical marijuana dispensary

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Telegram & Gazette Staff @CraigSemon STURBRIDGE – After butting heads with selectmen, Newton-based Heal Inc. has received a special permit and site plan approval to build the town’s first off-site medical marijuana dispensary. On Wednesday, the Planning Board voted 6-0 to grant a special permit for the dispensary at 660 Main St. In addition, the Planning Board voted 6-0 to …

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Utah Could See Medical Marijuana on the Ballot in 2018

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Getty In Utah, patients who would greatly benefit from medical marijuana have been waiting for lawmakers to approve legislation that would make the plant available to them. But over the last few years, multiple attempts to put a bill through have fallen short of making it into law. Sadly it was no different during this year’s session, as legislators denied …

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Medical marijuana discussions part of ADAMHS meeting

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In this photo taken Tuesday, May 5, 2015, a marijuana plant grows at a Minnesota Medical Solutions greenhouse in Otsego, Minn. The crop is coming in at Minnesota Medical Solutions, one of two manufacturers who will be supplying the state’s medical marijuana. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP) DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The legalization of medical marijuana was a topic of …

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Arkansas Senate OKs medical-marijuana restrictions

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LITTLE ROCK — The Senate on Thursday approved two bills imposing requirements and limitations on the state’s medical-marijuana program. In a 31-1 vote, senators approved and sent to the governor House Bill 1400 by Rep. Robin Lundstrum, R-Springdale. The bill would ban smoking marijuana anywhere tobacco smoking is banned or in the presence of a person under age 14, in …