With some economists predicting medical marijuana sales to surpass $1.2 billion within five years, the stakes are obviously high. Inside a former World War II era military warehouse in Glenville, Ari Hoffnung wants to invest $10 million dollars to convert the site into a sprawling medical marijuana plant.
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In consultation with the Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, the HHS announced the removal of the PHS review process, noting that it closely overlapped with the investigational new drug application process that the FDA currently follows.
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Police earlier discouraged residents from calling 911 to report instances of public consumption, which they said failed to constitute an emergency. Traffic flowed, generally without interruption. From time to time, chants arose, such as Free the weed. Medical marijuana dispensaries in Portland distributed coupons.
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One of the bills authors, Anthony Johnson, told the Huffington Post that marijuana will now be treated like beer and wine. It supports people who want to succeed in society. There’s no reason we should saddle people with crimes on their record that prevent them from having good educational and employment opportunities.
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“Under the medical marijuana act, Moore said, patients are allowed to grow marijuana but are only allowed to have a 60-day supply for personal use. Patients cannot give away, distribute or sell marijuana under any circumstances”, Moore said.
“Caregivers”, he said, “are defined by state law as those... more →
Smith also spoke of a need for diversity in the industry, including supporting equal pay for women.
“Our industry’s values should be based on what is taught from the use of the cannabis plant, not the culture of big pharma, not the culture of alcohol”, Smith said.
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Following years of bureaucratic hurdles, the first Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved, randomized controlled trial on cannabis and PTSD is set to begin this summer. Many believe the study will spur increased acceptance of veterans using marijuana, a political shift that’s already led more and more states to add PTSD... more →
The same pro-pot advocates who brought legalized recreational marijuana to Colorado launched Thursday a ballot campaign to allow adult marijuana bars in Denver.
Mason Tvert and Brian Vicente, who led the successful 2012 statewide initiative campaign for Amendment 64, announced they have formed the Campaign for Limited Social Use... more →
“Before it gets on the ballot, though, the Board of Trustees must first review the proposal, possibly sometime in early August”, Baur said. The board could adopt the law or choose to forward it along to voters.
“If the board members vote down the measure, voters would still get a chance to weigh in”, Baur... more →