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Utah Could See Medical Marijuana on the Ballot in 2018 | The Medical Marijuana Review

Getty In Utah, patients who would greatly benefit from medical marijuana have been waiting for lawmakers to approve legislation that would make the …

Local legislators talk hemp and medical marijuana | The Medical Marijuana Review

Last week locally-based legislators sounded unanimous support for the use of canabidiol as a treatment for seizures. While opinions are mixed on the …

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Medical Marijuana Delivery Service | The Medical Marijuana Review

Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, …

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WV Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill | The Medical Marijuana Review

Gazette-Mail file photo The West Virginia Senate’s Health and Human Resources Committee narrowly passed a bill Friday morning that would allow …

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The single most important pitfall to avoid with legalizing marijuana

This November, voters in nine states will consider proposals to legalize medical and/or recreational marijuana. The tide has turned, and cannabis is on its way to becoming a legal part of the American landscape—federal law be damned. But experiences in states like Washington and Colorado suggest …

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California's capital could 'be to cannabis what Detroit is to automobiles'

The report from the University of the Pacific in Stockton was commissioned by the cannabis investment company Truth Enterprises, one of hundreds of businesses counting on voters to legalize pot next month.<p>"The Sacramento region should be to cannabis what Detroit is to automobiles in terms of both a …

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Carlisle proposes zoning medical marijuana growers | The Medical Marijuana Review

You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Please click here to continue. CARLISLE, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — Pennsylvania will …

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Families Celebrate Expansion Of Medical Marijuana Program For Children | The Medical Marijuana Review

About the Pediatric Cannabis Bill and her daughter, Cyndimae’s struggle, to receive medical marijuana for her rare seizure disorder Families of …

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Marijuana's Moment

As many as five states could approve its recreational use this November, potentially signaling a point of no return for legalized pot.<p>Recreational marijuana users can now legally light up a joint in states representing about 5 percent of the U.S. population. By the time Americans wake up on …

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Did Colorado Just Resolve a Major Concern of Marijuana Opponents?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>For investors, there aren't many industries that can pack as much growth potential as marijuana.<p>According to cannabis research firm ArcView, legal marijuana sales hit $5.4 billion in 2015, and they're on track to grow by an estimated 30% per year through 2020, thanks to …

Could A Chemical Found in Marijuana Be A Treatment For Alzheimer’s Disease?

Researchers have discovered the benefits of THC in the brain<p>Sometimes researchers come across a discovery purely by accident. They develop a hypothesis, perform a number of experiments and expect to see a series of results. However, at times, surprises happen within the petri plate or culture dish. …

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Marijuana Could Be Stealing Sales From This $200 Billion Industry, New Report Shows -- The Motley Fool

Image source: Getty Images.<p>You'd struggle to find an industry with faster growth potential than marijuana, which generated an estimated $5.4 billion in legal sales during 2015. Cannabis research firm ArcView projects the industry could grow at approximately 30% per year through 2020. If this were …

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Legal Painkillers Are The Real Gateway Drugs, Not Marijuana

For the past 80 years we have been taught that the biggest reason cannabis stays illegal, is that it is a "gateway drug", that leads to harder drugs, such as heroin, cocaine, etc.<p>Last Tuesday, Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke to Kentucky high school students about heroin abuse as a part of …

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Watch: Asha Bandele and Carl Hart Talk Marijuana Legalization, Drug Stigma and Racial Discrimination [Retracted]

<b>RETRACTED (6/12/18):</b><p>This story has been removed because we have discovered it was in breach of our editorial standards. If you’d like to know more, …

An iconic record store has resorted to selling pot because no one buys albums anymore

On Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, California—a long, jutting street renowned for its bohemian history and activist counterculture—sits an auditory mecca. For 26 years, independent record-store chain Amoeba Music has operated its flagship establishment there.<p>Now, the revered music shop is also a …

California's Marijuana Legalization Faces an Unlikely Foe: Growers

(HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif.) — Hezekiah Allen is a third-generation marijuana farmer in this Northern California county, where the cool coastal fog …

Adventures in Brave New Weed: Inside A Weed Tech Start-up - PAPER

At Meadow, technologists and cannabis enthusiasts are building the future of weed (and the industry to support it).<p>Mention the name "Meadow" to anyone in San Francisco's startup community and the conversation is instantly hijacked to a long discussion about America's first boom industry in the last …

These States Are the Most Likely to Legalize Marijuana in November

Residents in these states could be seeing green in a matter of weeks.<p>Don't look now, but the November elections are just over five weeks away. In …

Can Smoking Pot Treat Incurable Disease?

For 1.4 million Americans who suffer from ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, medical marijuana might offer some promise.<p>Annual colonoscopies, …

How medical marijuana can help veterans suffering from PTSD | The Medical Marijuana Review

A new report found how medical marijuana can help combat the many symptoms associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. But how accessible is the …

Why More Parents Are Starting to Use Marijuana

A woman walks with a sign supporting legalizing marijuana | Spencer Platt/Getty Images<p>Smoking pot is no longer a teenager’s domain. The drug that …

Medical marijuana patients using Health Canada licences to sell pot illegally

A British Columbia man says Health Canada has handed out so many medical marijuana licences, it's cutting into his profit.<p>"This is how I make my …

Jamaica, Long Opposed to Marijuana, Now Wants to Cash In on It

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Jamaica has long bemoaned its reputation as the land of ganja.<p>It has enforced draconian drug laws and spent millions on public education to stem its distinction as a pot mecca. But its role as a major supplier of illicit marijuana to the United States and its international …

How marijuana can help treat anorexia | The Medical Marijuana Review

Adding cannabinoids to anorexia-stricken mice helped the animals recover from the eating disorder and return to a normal weight, according to a new …

Is medical marijuana kosher? | The Medical Marijuana Review

Legalizing marijuana for medical purposes has become a hot topic, so how do religious groups approach the use of medical marijuana? The ethical, …

How a Maryland lawmaker shaped the medical marijuana industry — and joined it

About the time the Maryland legislature’s longtime champion for medical cannabis joined a company looking to dispense the drug, he urged state regulators to remove a restriction on the sale of edible marijuana products.<p>Two months later, Del. Dan K. Morhaim (D-Baltimore County) sought feedback from …

Alaska Reporter Who Quit On Air in Support of Marijuana Legalization Facing 24 Years in Prison

Charlo Greene went viral two years ago when she quit her reporting job on-air after advocating the legalization of marijuana. "Fuck it, I quit" she …

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Why this 10-year-old boy needs medical marijuana | The Medical Marijuana Review

It’s been more than a year now since Zaki Jackson suffered his last seizure. The 10-year-old Colorado Springs boy has Doose Syndrome, a rare form of …

Everything you need to know about marijuana’s CB2 compound | The Medical Marijuana Review

In a recent report on MediJean’s news section, a primer on cannabinoid receptor type 2 (CB2) reveals the science behind this important compound …

Do American and Canadian prisoners have access to medical marijuana? | The Medical Marijuana Review

You’re sick and need your medicine. But when you are prosecuted for a crime and sent to prison, you don’t have access to the medicine that helps curb …