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Durant town hall meeting focuses on proposed medical marijuana ordinance

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DURANT, OK. (KXII)– Ever since medical marijuana was legalized in Oklahoma back in June it’s divided people across the state and recently spurred five lawsuits, including one in Murray County alleging over regulation. On Thursday evening Durant hosted a forum to inform residents about the city’s proposed ordinance and get public opinion. Matthew Nahrstadt, Durant Community Development Director and City …

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Study Committee Considers Medical Marijuana

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An interim study committee on public health, behavioral health and human services failed to agree on a proposal Thursday to expand medical marijuana use to Hoosiers who qualify for certain treatments. Fourteen voices in support, eight opposed and two independent researchers joined in the hours-long conversation with the committee, which opened with a statement from Rep. Matt Lehman, R-Berne, as …

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Medical marijuana: Ohio’s newest industry has a big problem: What to do with its money.

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Marijuana dispensary heist goes up in smoke after burglars steal the wrong green plant. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details. Buzz60 When Ohio’s medical marijuana dispensaries finally open their doors later this year or early next year, they’re expected to rake in a ton of cash. But they probably won’t be heading straight to the bank with it. Most banks …

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Michigan awards 13 more medical marijuana licenses ahead of Oct. 31 cutoff

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Michigan regulators on Thursday issued 13 additional medical marijuana businesses licenses in a bid to boost approvals before an Oct. 31 deadline for the state to implement stricter MMJ regulations. Regulators are requiring existing MMJ businesses to have their new state licenses by the end of the month , or close until they receive one. With the latest approvals, the …

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Medical marijuana facility gets state approval to grow up to 3,000 plants in Lansing

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This is a quick guide for Michigan residents on how to get a state-issued medical marijuana card. This video applies for both marijuana patients and caregivers. For more information about the marijuana industry and related coverage visit lsj.com. Wochit LANSING — A business is one step closer to becoming the first medical marijuana cultivation facility to operate legally in the …

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Judge Rules Against BA In Medical Marijuana Business Regulations Battle

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TULSA, Oklahoma – A Tulsa County judge says the City of Broken Arrow can’t adopt regulations limiting medical marijuana business activities in their city limits that are authorized by the state’s Medical Marijuana Act. Judge Patrick Pickerill ruled in support of businessman Austin Miller and Cloudi Mornings, LLC. Miller and his attorney Ron Durbin sued the city after it passed …

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Columbus working to control where medical marijuana dispensaries locate

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Hide caption Columbus is considering a requirement that could keep medical marijuana dispensaries from popping up on neighborhood street corners. The Department of Building and Zoning Services is proposing changes to city code that would prevent dispensaries from locating within 500 feet of one another, among other changes that would dictate where medical marijuana businesses can be built. They also …

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Medical marijuana stalls in legislative panel

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Creative Commons INDIANAPOLIS — Legalizing medical marijuana in Indiana stalled Thursday when a legislative panel reached an impasse over regulating and which health conditions would qualify. At the end of a four-hour meeting, the Interim Study Committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health and Human Services voted twice on motions in support of medical marijuana, including further research, but could not …