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Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) – A Minnesota health official who formerly tackled tobacco and obesity has been named the head of the state’s new medical marijuana program. Michelle Larson will be in charge of managing the two marijuana manufactures and creating a patient registry. Click here to subscribe to our daily newsletter.... more →
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Supporters Of Medical Pot In Kansas, Missouri Team Up To Raise Awareness

On Sunday morning, cannabis supporters all over the bi-state region held a brief rally at Liberty Memorial to raise awareness and celebrate the victory of House Bill 2238. They then marched to Children’s Mercy Hospital. They want medical marijuana to be legalized for all patients, not just the extract, which primarily helps... more →
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Firing Of Professor In Arizona Highlights Difficulty Of US Research Into Medical Reefer

Sisley says the battle is not over. She is asking the university to reinstate her. If she fails, she intends to try to get another university to take on the project. Ricardo Pereyda, an Army veteran of the Iraq war, said the end of the study is a tremendous disservice to military vets. Pereyda, of Tucson, said his symptoms of post-traumatic... more →
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Medical Pot In Oregon: Benton Mackenzie, Iowa Man Convicted Of Marijuana Crimes, Arrives To Obtain Medical Reefer

Their son was convicted of misdemeanor possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. The family members will be sentenced next month. Benton Mackenzie, who has two prior drug-related convictions, including one for manufacturing marijuana, faces up to five years in prison. The family left their legal problems this week to make one last... more →
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Medical Examiner Testifies In Court About Fatal Shooting

I took probably half a step into the room and saw shell casings lying on the floor, Marshall said. I took another step or two into the room and noticed the odor of what I know to be a decomposing body. Marshall said officers searched the rest of the house and found a .223 Ruger Ranch rifle in the closet of the first floor bedroom.... more →
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News Times Newport Repeals Moratorium On Medical Pot Dispensaries

Applicants can begin seeking business licenses Aug. 20. The city will vet the business license applicants closely because the Oregon Health Authority has specific regulations on facility locations, including the vicinity to schools and to each other. The city council made the decision Monday. To read more, visit http://www.newportnewstimes.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&story_id=44541&page=86 more →
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Quinn To Sign Bill Granting Access To Epileptic Kids For Medical Pot

Her family tried everything to alleviate her suffering–six pharmaceutical drugs, a special diet and even steroids–to no avail. “Her seizures went uncontrolled for so long, and they’re still uncontrolled, but it has left her severely disabled,” said Arevalo. Rocio still has potentially fatal seizures... more →
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Medical Pot Dispensaries One Step Closer To Emerging Once More

“I would hate to continue to create this murky area where we don’t really have a solution for the people of Michigan,” said Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing). The bills face significant opposition from people concerned with regulations. “There is no regard to the protection of neighborhoods... more →
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