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Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:32:57 -0700

Last Build Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:10:02 GMT

 



US MO Supporters Pushing For Missouri To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kansas City Star, 17 Apr 2018 - Rep. Jim Neely has seen firsthand how a terminal illness like cancer ravages the body. His own daughter died from cancer three years ago. With a background in health care working as a physician and managing a hospice agency, Neely, R-Cameron, knows the importance of patients receiving comfort.



US MO: Deadly Shootings Result From Low-Level Marijuana Drug Deals

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kansas City Star, 15 Apr 2018 - Timothy Durden Jr. made it a habit to throw his arms around his grandmother, plant a big kiss on her cheek and proclaim, "I love you, Grannie." The former Park Hill High School basketball and football player had a passion for joking, dancing, lifting weights.



US FL: Have You Changed Your Mind On Marijuana Like These Politicians

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Sun-Sentinel, 17 Apr 2018 - It didn't get much notice because it happened the same day Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced his retirement, but former House Speaker John Boehner has announced that he's joining the board of Acreage Holdings, an investment company concentrating on the marijuana industry. In doing so, he added that his own position on legal marijuana had changed as public opinion had come around on the subject. And Boehner is far from the only previously anti-pot politician to turn into an advocate.



US OH: Two Toledo-Area Doctors Get Ok To Recommend Medical Pot

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The Blade, 14 Apr 2018 - The Medical Board of Ohio this week approved certificates for physicians to recommend medical marijuana, another step toward the legal sale of medicinal pot in the state. Of the three dozen doctors approved to issue recommendations for medical marijuana, only two are in the Toledo-area, although more can be certified later. Dr. Ryan Lakin, medical director for Omni Medical Services, is based out of Toledo. Dr. Mark Neumann is based out of Temperance.



US FL: Judge Says Florida Man Can Grow His Own Medical Marijuana

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Orlando Sentinel, 11 Apr 2018 - TALLAHASSEE -- A Florida circuit court judge has ruled that a Tampa man has the right to grow his own medical marijuana. Leon County Judge Karen Gievers said on Wednesday that Joseph Redner is entitled under state law to grow and use marijuana for juicing. The 77-year old Redner is in remission for lung cancer and is one of more than 95,000 state residents who is registered as a medical marijuana patient.



US CA: More Medical Marijuana Is Coming To Sarasota County

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 11 Apr 2018 - SARASOTA COUNTY -- More medical marijuana is coming to the county after the Sarasota County Commission on Wednesday approved the second dispensary application in two days. The County Commission voted 4-1 to allow Sarasota-based AltMed to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 5077 Fruitville Road in the Cobia Bay shopping plaza -- making it the second approved dispensary in unincorporated county. Commissioner Mike Moran, who has concerns medical dispensaries could be the gateway to legalizing recreational marijuana in the state, cast the dissenting vote.



US: John Boehner Was A Longtime Opponent Of Marijuana Reform. Here's

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Philadelphia Daily News, 11 Apr 2018 - Former GOP House speaker John A. Boehner, a longtime opponent of marijuana legalization, is joining a company that grows and sells cannabis, he announced Wednesday. He has been appointed to the board of advisers of Acreage Holdings, which operates in 11 states, Boehner said in a statement.



US PA: Even Where It's Legal To Sell Marijuana, It's Hard To

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Philadelphia Daily News, 06 Apr 2018 - As the cannabis industry grows, generating an estimated $10 billion in annual sales, states are increasingly approving medical marijuana programs and passing adult-use laws. But for marketing agencies, marijuana dispensaries and cannabis brands, advertising the pot brings its own hurdles.



US MA: Northboro Seeks To Ban Medical Marijuana Other Towns Eye Only

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 06 Apr 2018 - RECREATIONAL POT Since last month's release of revised regulations for adult recreational marijuana use, municipalities are heading to town meetings this spring to decide whether to ban or allow marijuana establishments and ways to regulate them.