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A Guide to Canada’s Medical Marijuana Program

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(thegoodphoto/iStock) Adult use legalization is scheduled for July 2018, but in the meantime, the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations is still in full effect for registered medical patients. Canada’s medical marijuana program has undergone multiple reincarnations since 2000, when medical marijuana was first legalized. The Medical Marihuana Access Regulations (MMAR) was passed in 2001, and created three avenues …

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Address Revealed for Proposed Medical Marijuana Shop in Silver Spring

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New store could be up and running later this year, company spokeswoman says A Chicago-based company plans to open a marijuana dispensary at 7900 Fenton St. in Silver Spring. The cat is out of the bag on the location of Silver Spring’s future medical marijuana shop. Representatives of Green Thumb Industries, the company that has secured a state license to …

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FAMU to create campaign on medical marijuana; illegal pot use

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Buy Photo “The department shall allocate $10 of the identification card fee to the Division of Research at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University for the purpose of educating minorities about marijuana for medical use and the impact of the unlawful use of marijuana on minority communities.” (SB 8-A) Tucked deep inside the 78-page amendment to the medical marijuana bill signed …

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A medical marijuana dispensary might be coming to Newbury Street

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Geoffrey Reilinger, CEO of Compassionate Organics, spoke at a Boston City Council meeting. A medical marijuana dispensary could move in among the retail shops on Newbury Street next summer, after the Boston City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to let the project proceed. The nonprofit that proposed the facility at 331 Newbury St., Compassionate Organics , will need additional approvals from …

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Cities grapple with regulating medical marijuana

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Cities around West Volusia, including Orange City, Deltona and DeLand, have recently been taking up the issue of how — or even if — to allow medical-marijuana dispensaries within their limits. "There’s going to be an impact, one way or another," City Attorney William Reischmann told the Orange City Council June 13, in his briefing of the council on what …

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Oak Harbor has eye on new medical marijuana cultivation plant

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OAK HARBOR – Village residents could see a new medical marijuana cultivation facility on Lake Street, if the state approves a license for Trillium Cannabis to open its proposed plant. Mayor Joe Helle said village council members voted 4-3, with Helle casting the tie-breaking vote, to allow marijuana cultivation companies to operate in Oak Harbor. Trillium Cannabis approached village officials …

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Medical marijuana eyed as ‘economic tool’ for Port Clinton

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(Photo: City of Port Clinton) PORT CLINTON – With Port Clinton’s temporary six-month ban on medical marijuana-related businesses expiring this month, some city council members are considering the idea of allowing them after studying the state law for weeks. On Tuesday, Port Clinton’s laws, rules and ordinances committee met and discussed the possible future of medical marijuana businesses in the …

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Developer hoping to open medical marijuana dispensary on Route 9 in Hadley by end of year

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Happy Valley Compassion Center hopes to open a medical marijuana facility in the former Sunoco state by the end of the year. The tanks and pumps have been removed to make way for renovations. (Diane Lederman/The Republican) HADLEY – The gas tanks and have been removed from the site of the former Sunoco station and now the developer of the …