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Company suing to temporarily halt Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program

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bdspn/iStock.com . A Pennsylvania lawmaker is asking a company to drop parts of a lawsuit that would rescind the permits given out for the state’s new medical marijuana program and put a stay on the program altogether. In a letter to the attorney for Keystone ReLeaf, state Sen. Daylin Leach , D-Montgomery, asks the company not to seek those specific …

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Congress Temporarily Extends Medical Marijuana Protections

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As part of a rush to provide $15.3 billion of disaster relief for areas on the verge of ruins by recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Congress has extended the medical marijuana protections known as the Roharabacher-Farr amendment through the beginning of December. A report from Marijuana Business Daily indicates that that the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, which prevents the Justice Department and …

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Iowa AG Tells Agency to Halt Portion of Medical Marijuana Law

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(Maksymowicz/iStock) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An unusual attempt by Iowa to work with another state to transport medical marijuana oil across state lines is on hold amid legal concerns it could invite scrutiny from the federal government. The Iowa Attorney General’s office advised the Iowa Department of Public Health this month that it should not implement a small section …

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Cash concerns rising on medical marijuana and Trump administration policy

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The medical marijuana industry in Arkansas is expected to be up-and-running in early 2018. (MGN Photo) LITTLE ROCK ( TALK BUSINESS & POLITICS ) — A growing concern within the state’s medical marijuana community has been whether a bank will step up to process possible millions of dollars in cash generated by the fledging industry, which is expected to be …

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A Tough Job, but ASU Will Pay Medical-Marijuana Consumers for New Study

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ASU researcher Madeline Meier confirmed today that information posted on ASU’s website about the study is accurate. The site states: "The Substance Use, Health, and Behavior Lab is recruiting participants who are Arizona medical marijuana card holders between the ages of 18 to 30 interested in participating in a study that compares the immediate effects of your at-home use of …

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Announces that August 2017 was the Largest Revenue Sales Month in Company History

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"Kannaway’s growth has been particularly stunning since it’s re-launch in March 2016," said Kannaway CEO, Blake Schroeder. "Kannaway’s revenue has increased over 25 times during that time-period, and the company intends to launch a series of new products in Q4 2017 as it gears up for its regional convention this fall in Denver, Co. Additionally, there are plans to launch …

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Ohio medical marijuana program faces much work with one year to go

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In exactly one year, Ohioans with qualifying health conditions are, by law, supposed to be able to buy medical marijuana. But will they? “Absolutely,” said Ohio Commerce Director Jacqueline T. Williams, whose agency oversees the medical marijuana program. “I’m confident we will be able to get the program up and running as the legislature intended.” Williams’ agency, which worked with …

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Conservatives should protect medical marijuana

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Finally, I drew a breath and asked him about an issue I feared might divide us: the liberalization of our marijuana laws, specifically medical marijuana reform, on which for years I had been leading the charge. What did he think about that controversial position? “Dana,” he replied, “there are some things about me you don’t know.” He told me about …