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Vermont State Decriminalization Act 86

Montpelier, VT: The Governor has informed the House that on the January 22, 2018, he approved and signed a bill originating in the House of the following title: H. 511. An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age or older. Act No. 86 (). Crimes and criminal procedure; marijuana An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession…
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Senate Passes Bill Letting Veterans Access Medical Marijuana

The Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that allows military veterans to more easily access medical marijuana in states where it is legal. Under current Department of Veterans Affairs regulations, doctors who work for the cannot issue cannabis recommendations, even in the 23 states that have laws allowing for medical use. But under language in Social Share: 
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Ohio Medical pot plan on burner at Statehouse

Lawmakers weigh ‘measured approach’ to medical marijuana. By Laura A. Bischoff. Dayton Daily News. Columbus bureau. COLUMBUS, OH - A day after voters loudly said no to a full blown marijuana legalization plan, state lawmakers began discussing the possibility of crafting a medical marijuana law that would bring the drug to patients in need. But don’t expect a speedy outcome. “Now we can have a new…
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NJ Live Potcast Spreads Medical Message from Trenton State House Steps every Thursday

Trenton, NJ: The Coalition for Medical Marijuana New Jersey operates a weekly podcast from the NJ State House steps. Every thursday the podcast goes live at 11:00am. New Jersey's Medical Marijuana QUALIFYING CONDITIONS:: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Cancer (includes associated chronic pain and/or severe nausea) Crohn's disease Glaucoma HIV/AIDS (includes associated chronic pain and/or severe nausea) Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Multiple Sclerosis Muscular Dystrophy Seizure and/or…
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Jersey Student Denied Medical Marijuana Use at School

A South Jersey girl has again been denied the use of medical marijuana in school. Marijuana plants grow at a t medical marijuana dispensary (David McNew/Getty Images)Administrative Law Judge John S. Kennedy ruled on Tuesday that the parents of 16-year-old Genny Barbour of Maple Shade cannot bring her cannabis oil at the Larc School in Bellmawr, to relieve the teen’s epileptic seizures citing the lack…
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Vermont Considering Marijuana Legalization As Momentum Builds

In this Wednesday, July 29, 2015 photo a marijuana plant grows in a growing room at the Thomas C. Slater Compassion Center, in Providence, Rhode Island officials say revenues from taxing and regulating medical marijuana have been lower than projected in the two years that dispensaries have been legal. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Vermont House speaker and now gubernatorial candidate Shap Smith has come out in favor…
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National Cancer Institute Finally Concedes: ‘Cannabis Kills Cancer’

For far too long we have been told about the “dangers” of cannabis. That it is an illegal drug that can cause us harm. However, the United States government is finally owning up to the benefits of cannabis. Not only that, they now have studied, and are conceding, that it can actually kill cancer cells. Now, when you visit the NIH National Cancer Institute’s PDQ…
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How medical marijuana has become a $5M business in Maine — and growing

Jim Burke of LaGrange and his wife, Sue, run Care by Cannabis. He said he invested about $80,000 of his savings in growing equipment and it took a year or so to grow a proper crop. Jim Burke believes that the state's medical marijuana industry contributes about $5 million to Maine's economy each year. Buy Photo    BANGOR, Maine — Jim Burke of LaGrange grows…
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Boston Bans Synthetic Cannabinoids

BOSTON – Friday, August 14, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today signed an ordinance banning  the possession, sale, manufacture and distribution of synthetic cannabinoids, also known as “K2″ or “Spice,” in Boston. “I thank the City Council for working on this important measure to better protect our residents from these extremely dangerous substances that are becoming increasingly accessible and more targeted towards our young…
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