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Seminole passes moratorium on medical marijuana

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SEMINOLE — Council members passed a temporary moratorium on the sale of medical marijuana in the city, following suit with several local governments anticipating the effects of a Constitutional amendment that would expand use of the drug. The ordinance, passed unanimously on first reading, would restrict sales until July, the deadline for legislators to come up with rules to regulate …

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Utah Medical Association makes stance against ‘medical marijuana’ phrase, says it’s deceptive

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Medical Association is making a public stand against the term "medical marijuana," calling it deceptive as it pertains to debates about the legality of the whole plant. State lawmakers, however, have more ambiguous feelings about the phrase. There is not yet enough research to argue in good faith for legalization of the whole marijuana …

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Medical marijuana CEO tells Augusta crowd she is bullish about new recreational pot law

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The head of Maine’s largest purveyor of legal, medical marijuana said on Wednesday that she also supports the regulated, recreational use of marijuana by people over 21 and the creation of a market to satisfy their demand. In November, that’s just what Maine voters approved when they narrowly voted yes on Question 1, a citizen referendum that allows for the …

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Do Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Car Wrecks? Pain Medicine News Report

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Antidepressants increased the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies. These studies did not show an increase in the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior with antidepressant use in patients over age 24; there was a reduction in risk with antidepressant use in patients aged 65 and older. In patients of all …

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Medical marijuana dispensary robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday

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The assistant manager told 13 Action News there was already a patient waiting at the window when the armed robber came in and held that patient at gunpoint. KTNV The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reports that a medical marijuana dispensary was robbed on Wednesday. LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reports that a medical marijuana …

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Medical marijuana CEO tells Augusta crowd she is bullish about new recreational marijuana law

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The head of Maine’s largest purveyor of legal medical marijuana said on Wednesday that she also supports the regulated, recreational use of marijuana by people over 21 and the creation of a market to satisfy that demand. In November, that’s just what Maine voters approved when they narrowly voted yes on Question 1, a citizen referendum that allows for the …

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Unusual restrictions on medical marijuana businesses in PA

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There are some unusual restrictions placed on medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. If you think Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program is going to be a pot-smoking free-for-all, you’ll be disappointed. For one thing, the law prohibits the sale of marijuana in smokeable form. Applicants for a permit to grow or dispense medical marijuana will have to comply with some significant restrictions and …