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Medical Marijuana Patients Alarmed By Shortages

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Several Minnesotans say they are struggling to get their prescribed medicine that they consider life-changing. LeafLine Labs is one of two medical marijuana companies in the state. Some of its patients have to wait nearly a week to get their prescriptions filled. Kellie Germin uses medical marijuana to treat her post traumatic stress disorder. “As hard as …

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Former Raven On Hand For Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opening In Silver Spring

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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — After years of lobbying and debate, medical marijuana is about to go on sale for the first time in Maryland. Dispensaries are in the final stages of opening for business. With a ribbon cutting and a bit of applause this morning, Rise Silver Spring opened its doors. “It’s a very welcoming environment,” said former Baltimore Ravens Eugene …

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Buena Vista moves closer to making medical marijuana decision

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BUENA VISTA TWP, MI — Buena Vista Township Board of Trustees moved another step closer toward letting medical marijuana facilities operate within its borders. The board voted to approve a recommendation from the township’s planning commission that would allow the commission to further investigate five areas of business related to the medical marijuana field. The recommendation passed 4-1, with Cheryl …

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Video: Trulieve opens medical marijuana dispensary in Orlando

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A new medical marijuana dispensary opened Tuesday in Orlando. Trulieve, at 4544 N. Orange Blossom Trail, was one of three dispensaries the city preapproved in 2016 to open. Operators at Trulieve said they hope its presence in Orlando continues to change the stigma about medical marijuana A clean, clinical atmosphere is why Joyce Bennett chose to …

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for medical marijuana dispensary

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Crews began tearing down a vacant building in Washington on Tuesday to make way for a new medical marijuana dispensary. In addition to helping sick people, local leaders are hoping this new business will help stop the opioid epidemic in Washington County. Diana Briggs’ son has intractable epilepsy. He was suffering 40 seizures a day. “The conventional methods failed,” Briggs …

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Marylanders are days away from being able to legally buy medical marijuana

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Former Baltimore Ravens tackle Eugene Monroe, center, joins entrepreneur Andy Grossman, right, for the ribbon cutting at the RISE Silver Spring medical marijuana dispensary in Silver Spring, Md. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post) As they filed through the sleek waiting room of RISE Silver Spring, prospective patients — the old, the young, the sick and the curious — came upon …

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Iowa’s sole medical-marijuana production company to be based in Des Moines

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Iowans overwhelmingly support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, but they don’t support allowing recreational uses, a new Iowa Poll shows. Wochit Buy Photo A new Des Moines company is expected to become Iowa’s first legal producer of medical marijuana products. The Iowa Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that it intends to issue a license to MedPharm Iowa, which would …

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Hawaii police order medical marijuana users to ‘voluntarily surrender’ guns and ammo

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Honolulu police sent a letter that orders medical marijuana users to "voluntarily surrender" their firearms and ammunition. According to federal law, patients who use medical marijuana are not allowed to own a gun. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Hawaiian police sent medical marijuana users a letter ordering them to “voluntarily surrender” their firearms and ammunition. According to federal law, patients who use …