This state could account for 14 percent of the U.S. medical marijuana market by 2020

Florida’s size and large percentage of elderly residents could vault the state to the second-largest U.S. medical cannabis market by 2020, a new report shows. By 2020, Florida could be tallying $1.6 billion in medical marijuana sales — and have a 7.5 percent share of the overall U.S. legal cannabis market and a 14 percent share... more →
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Will insurers cover medical marijuana?

Voters in Arkansas, Florida, Montana and North Dakota this month approved initiatives legalizing the medical use of marijuana. A total of 28 states already or will soon permit medical use of the drug, while eight states have approved it for recreational use, according to The New York Times. As more physicians in these states write... more →
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Medical marijuana appears to pass in Arkansas

Arkansas likely became one of the latest states — and one of the first in the South — to allow medical marijuana after a proposed constitutional amendment received what appeared to be a majority of favorable votes in Tuesday’s election. Supporters and opponents agreed that the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment,... more →
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Panel recommends medical marijuana to fight opioid abuse

SANTA FE, N.M. — An advisory panel is recommending to New Mexico health officials that medical marijuana be considered as a tool in the fight against opioid abuse. Some health professionals tell the Santa Fe New Mexican ( that expanding the list of conditions that qualify under the state’s medical marijuana... more →
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Council OKs medical marijuana moratorium

Findlay City Council made sure to give its two-year moratorium on medical marijuana a final vote Tuesday, but tabled legislation that would continue funding for the Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County through the city’s hotel/motel bed tax. Council voted 9-1 to enact a ban on dispensing, cultivating or processing medical... more →
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