Parents Of Boy With Epilepsy Frustrated By Pot License Delays

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Sam, 9, was diagnosed with epilepsy last year and has suffered seizures that have not stopped despite multiple medications and even an electronic implant that is designed to prevent seizures by sending mild electrical pulses to the brain through the vagus nerve. Sam is the son of Andrea Saretti and they start the day each morning... more →
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Advocates Of Medical Cannabis All Ready For 2016

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When the campaign for a constitutional amendment to broadly legalize medical marijuana in Florida failed in November, advocates promised they’d be back. Full story available to subscribers only. Choose between a Premium or Digital subscription below. Want to participate in the conversation? Log in or become a subscriber today.... more →
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Applications For Medical Marijuana Dispensary Is On Or Before January 28, 2015 (Update)

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Groups hoping to open medical marijuana dispensaries in New Hampshire have until next week to submit their applications to the state. Under a 2013 law, up to four dispensaries will be licensed to provide marijuana for the treatment of serious illnesses. The law had set a deadline of Jan. 23, 2015, for the state to choose at least... more →
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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applications Should Be In On Or Before January 23, 2015

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Groups hoping to open medical marijuana dispensaries in New Hampshire have until next week to submit their applications to the state. Under a 2013 law, up to four dispensaries will be licensed to provide marijuana for the treatment of serious illnesses. The law had set a deadline of Jan. 23, 2015, for the state to choose at least... more →
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US. Forest Service Arrested Man For Growing Pot In National Forest

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According to court documents, United States Forest Service agents and Tehama County sheriff’s deputies raided the marijuana cultivation site, where Gomez-Gonzalez and Eric Perez worked, on July 11, 2014. Law enforcement officials removed 5,287 marijuana plants from the site as well as a Remington shotgun and more than 1,000... more →
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Lawmakers Of Olympia Looking At Medical Pot

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The Senate’s Health Care Committee is considering a bill from Republican Sen. Ann Rivers that would create stand-alone medical marijuana dispensaries that can’t sell dried marijuana — just edibles and concentrates, like hash oil. It would require testing that’s at least as strict as that for recreational pot, create a patient... more →
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Nine-Year-Old Epilepsy Patient Had Seizure During General Assembly

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Northern Neck mother Lisa Smith thinks her daughter Haley should be permitted to use medical marijuana, because the cannabis oil helped her daughter’s seizures. During the hearing at the General Assembly, her daughter had a seizure and was caught on video. Lisa, along with the rest of her family, has been leading the charge to... more →
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Federal Hearing Can Cancel Prohibition On Medical Pot

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This is a historic case for the U.S. cannabis industry and could be the beginning of the end for prohibition if the judge rules to reclassify the herb. It could go either way and we know the legal standards are very high. Were cautiously optimistic, said NTRR CEO Chris Brown. Last week, the district court directed the prosecution... more →
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Public Health and Welfare Committee Set To Hear Testimony From Supporters & Opponents Of Medical Pot

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Supporters of the Senate measure will address the panel on Wednesday, while opponents get their turn on Thursday.  Two Democratic lawmakers have filed bills that would allow some patients with chronic illnesses to legally obtain and use marijuana. Similar measures have been filed since 2009, but none have gotten past informational... more →
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