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Philly420: Medical marijuana could be thriving business in Philly

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More than 18,000 people want Gov. Christie to sign marijuana PTSD bill
For more than a month, Gov. Christie has not taken any action on a widely touted bipartisan bill that would allow people with post-traumatic stress disorder to use medical marijuana.
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Advocates press case for legal recreational marijuana
Legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Nevada would create thousands of jobs, reduce black market sales and generate millions of tax dollars for ...
688 points by Las Vegas Sun | Las Vegas metropolitan area Nevada Clark County Nevada Las Vegas Nevada Recreational drug use Cannabis Medical cannabis Law
Montel Williams launching new medical marijuana line
TV personality Montel Williams is kicking a new weed-based business venture into high gear.
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More medical marijuana delays possible as officials seek diversity
The head of the state's medical marijuana commission said Tuesday the panel has not ruled out further delay to the program to ensure racial diversity among cannabis business owners. "Nothing is off the table," Maryland Cannabis Commission Chairman Paul Davies said after meeting with Attorney General...
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More medical marijuana licenses would be awarded in deal reached by Maryland legislative leaders
General Assembly leaders have coalesced around a plan to issue an additional five medical marijuana growing licenses and increase the likelihood that several of those lucrative deals go to minority-owned companies. The consensus emerging in Annapolis about how to revamp the state's fledgling medical...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Medical cannabis Cannabis
N.J. migraine, chronic pain patients seek OK to use medical marijuana
For the first time in the history of the seven-year-old New Jersey medical marijuana program, a health department panel will consider adding chronic pain and other ailments to the list of about a dozen conditions that qualify a patient to use cannabis in the state.
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Philly420: Patients forgotten as Pennsylvania's cannabis gold rush underway

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Henderson City Council adopts 6-month moratorium on sale of recreational marijuana
The Henderson City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance Tuesday declaring a six-month moratorium on the sale of recreational marijuana. The ordinance follows the passage of Question 2, which legalized recreational marijuana in Nevada.
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Smoke & ministers: Israel moves to allow medical marijuana exports
An Israeli government committee has given the first go-ahead for the country to export medical marijuana. Read Full Article at
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Leader of Maryland's black lawmakers outraged by medical marijuana plan
The leader of Maryland's Black legislative caucus was outraged Friday that medical marijuana regulators would select potential dispensary operators while the process is mired in controversy. Black lawmakers felt they already had grounds for a Civil Rights fight because firms owned by African-Americans...
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Few doctors sign on to recommend medical marijuana in Maryland
Just 1 percent of the 16,000 doctors who treat patients in Maryland have signed up for the state's medical marijuana program, and two of the largest hospital systems in the state have banned their physicians from participating.The lack of enthusiasm threatens to undermine the fledgling program...
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'Someday' could be closer if NFL wants to move ball on marijuana issue
League can advance ball on marijuana issue as alternative to pain management.         
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Snyder signs ‘landmark’ medical pot reforms
Gov. Rick Snyder signed medical marijuana bills to regulate dispensaries and clarify the legality of edible products        
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Company that didn't win medical marijuana license sues state commission
A company that was bumped out of the running for one of Maryland's lucrative medical marijuana grower licenses is suing the state commission that issues the permits, throwing the already delayed program into further uncertainty.Bethesda-based GTI Maryland contends that the Maryland Medical Cannabis...
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Sheriff: Medical marijuana bills may aid criminals
But medical marijuana patients lawyer says Oakland County sheriff is engaging in ‘reefer madness fear-mongering’        
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Philly mulls home delivery of medical marijuana

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Black caucus pledges to halt Maryland medical marijuana licensing
The Legislative Black Caucus plans to use any means necessary to stop Maryland's medical marijuana commission from issuing final licenses until more are awarded to minority-owned businesses."We will not be accepting crumbs," Del. Cheryl Glenn, chair of the caucus, said Friday at a forum in Annapolis....
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