Medical Marijuana Regulations Taking Shape As State Gets Involved

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CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) – A think session with marijuana industry leaders, the public, and state agencies was held in Citrus Heights on Tuesday. It’s the second of eight public meetings held across the state as regulations on medical cannabis take shape. “We want to stay on the forefront of the newest regulations and laws,”... more →
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Seminar brings together supporters of medical marijuana

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About 20 people were gathered in a hotel conference room Saturday afternoon, attending a cannabis seminar. The air above them was not filled with haze. Heidi Huebner, one of the attendees, said it’s a myth that users of medicinal marijuana sit around stoned all the time. People wracked by pain take one or two hits just to help... more →
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Legislature poised to approve medical marijuana regulations

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan lawmakers are poised to give final approval to a new regulatory structure for medical marijuana. Voters legalized the drug for medical use in 2008. But there have been conflicts in the courts, particularly over the legality of dispensaries where patients can buy the drug and whether non-smokable... more →
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Fostoria approves ban on medical marijuana

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FOSTORIA — Medical marijuana may become legal in the state of Ohio on Thursday, but it won’t in Fostoria. At least, not anytime soon. Fostoria City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a one-year freeze on the cultivation, processing and sale of medical marijuana within the city at the request of Mayor Eric Keckler. The temporary... more →
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2nd challenge filed to Arkansas medical marijuana proposal

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court was asked Friday to disqualify an effort to legalize medical marijuana over potentially invalid signatures, the second challenge filed against a ballot measure to make the drug available to some patients. Attorney Kara Benca of Little Rock questioned the validity of thousands... more →
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N.B. medical marijuana test lab sees opportunity in legalization

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A New Brunswick-based medical marijuana test lab is hoping to expand its operations once pot is legal in Canada. New Brunswick’s Research and Productivity Council currently conducts quality control tests for licensed medical marijuana producers across Canada, and the crown corporation sees legalization as an opportunity to grow... more →
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