Growing medical marijuana could mean big business in Maryland

The people lining up to profit from Maryland’s legal medical marijuana market include former sheriffs and state lawmakers, wealthy business executives and well-connected political donors, according to previously undisclosed public records obtained by The Washington Post. Nearly 150 businesses are competing for up to 15 cultivation... more →
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Medical Marijuana Dispensary May Open In Grandview

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — A medical marijuana dispensary is now one step closer to opening in Grandview. The village’s zoning board has recommended that the full board vote on the proposed site. Some residents around Grandview, which is surrounded by Springfield, are surprised this vacant building could become a medical... more →
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Backlog for New Mexico medical marijuana program worsens

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – Delays in renewing medical marijuana cards in New Mexico have grown so long that some seriously ill patients are resorting to purchasing marijuana on the black market, according to some patients and advocates. The state Department of Health says the backlog was caused by a surge in demand from new applicants,... more →
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Some Texas legislators ready for more medical marijuana use

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Some Texas legislators would like to see more allowable uses for medical marijuana. The Austin American-Statesman reports expansion could affect the current law that lets patients with a rare form of epilepsy be legally treated with cannabidiol, or CBD. The Texas Department of Public Safety is expected... more →
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Medical Marijuana: Pot panacea?

Jack Jones asked his doctor if he could try medical marijuana. After surgeries in his treatment for lymphoma, he experienced a lot of pain. He’s not keen on taking opiate painkillers, most of which make him feel worse, said Jones, 71, a Vietnam veteran and published author who worked more than 30 years as a journalist. So with... more →
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Medical-marijuana initiative appears headed for November ballot

HELENA - Supporters of medical marijuana in Montana said Thursday they have enough signatures to place an initiative on the November ballot that would undo new restrictions taking effect this year. Initiative 182 would remove a new limit that says medical-marijuana providers can have only three patients. The industry has said the... more →
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