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Menendez Makes Another Pitch for Medical Marijuana

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By Don Morgan He’s hoping to alleviate the suffering of Texans struggling with debilitating conditions that could be improved with medical marijuana. State Senator Jose Menendez tells us it should be up to Doctors, not Lawmakers to decide who could be helped with medical cannabis. He says he’s submitted SB 79, even though it’s chances of passing are “slim and …

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First medical marijuana dispensary opening in Hawaii

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Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug. Maui Grown Therapies received approval from the Department of Health to begin selling medical cannabis Tuesday. The dispensary sold medical marijuana to patients for two hours Tuesday, limiting their hours to help manage the new process, said Teri …

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FL schools trying to figure out medical marijuana

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A new school year brings new challenges, and one of them is how to deal with students who may have a medical marijuana prescription. Ten months ago today, 71 percent of Florida’s voters said yes on Amendment 2. Governor Rick Scott signed the legislation June 23rd. Still, Florida’s 67 school districts haven’t decided how to store or …

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Medical Marijuana is the Magic Ingredient for John Morgan’s 2018 Gubernatorial Run

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Snoop Dogg, John Morgan and Roger Stone If John Morgan decides to run for governor next year, he’ll have a motley crew supporting him all the way to Tallahassee. From rappers to President Donald Trump’s political cronies, Morgan’s ideology has crossed political parties, career paths and socioeconomic divides. To put it simply, Morgan has captured the hearts and minds of …

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Path clears for Hawaii’s first medical marijuana dispensary

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HONOLULU — Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug. The state Department of Health on Tuesday gave Maui Wellness Group, LLC dba Maui Grown Therapies the "green light" to begin selling medical marijuana to registered patients and their caregivers, CBS affiliate KGMB-TV reports . The …

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Maryland is mired in a medical-marijuana morass

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Marijuana plants are cloned at a medical marijuana growing operation in Washington. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post) MARYLAND’S MEDICAL marijuana program has been so sluggish to take flight, so dazed in setting rules for applicants and so muddled in evaluating them that one might fairly wonder if the entire undertaking were conducted under the influence. Three years after it was approved, …

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First pot dispensary in state opens on Maui

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COURTESY MAUI GROWN THERAPIES Hawaii history will be made today when the first dispensary opens for business on Maui, nearly two decades after the state legalized medical marijuana. Maui Grown Therapies, one of eight dispensary licensees, will begin at 11 a.m. the first legal sales of cannabis in the islands. The company was the first to pass a final Health …