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Illinois Medical Marijuana Application Assistance

A nonprofit organization located in Oak Lawn, IL<p>This post was contributed by a community member.<p>We're hosting a free Illinois Medical Marijuana …

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Will Vaping Replace Smoking Marijuana?

With the rise of vaping, and persistent concerns that smoking marijuana is unhealthy, more and more cannabis consumers are changing the way they …

Don't Fall Over, but the DEA Just Changed Its Tune on Marijuana

The federal quota for cannabis production used in medical research will be over 450% higher in 2019.<p>Big changes are under way right now in our …

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Amelia Weaver, Hibbing girl who inspired campaign for medical marijuana, dies at 12

HIBBING, Minn. — Amelia Weaver, the Hibbing girl whose fight with a rare form of epilepsy led her parents to the center of the campaign for medical …

Mayo Clinic

Canada just became the second nation to legalize marijuana. Here are all the top countries for progressive drug policy reform

Canada recently became the second country — and the first Group of Seven country — to legalize marijuana for adults.<p>As cultural attitudes change, governments around the world are looking to update their policies on drugs more generally.<p>Uruguay, a small nation of around 3 million people in South …

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DEA proposes for more marijuana, less opioids in 2019

Two federal agencies hope to reduce the nation’s opioid epidemic with the help of legal cannabis.<p>In a news release issued by the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration, officials are calling to quintuple the cultivation of research-grade cannabis while reducing production of …

U.S. Department of Justice

People Who Use Marijuana For Gut Inflammation Might Actually Be on to Something

The first evidence is in.<p>A new study shows that molecules involved in our bodies' processing of cannabis, called endocannabinoids, may have the …

Immune System

Corona owner invests another $4 billion in cannabis producer Canopy

(Reuters) - Corona beer maker Constellation Brands (STZ.N) will infuse another $4 billion into Canada's top cannabis producer Canopy Growth (WEED.TO), the biggest investment in the industry, to capitalize on booming demand for marijuana.<p>Constellation, among the first big alcohol makers to invest in …

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Cannabis & Main: 'Terpenes Are What Drive The Therapeutic Benefits Of Cannabis'

In the latest episode of Civilized's new podcast 'Cannabis & Main,' host Ricardo Baca spoke with JJ O'Brien - Vice President of PAX Era, one of the …

Lineage To Acquire Harborside’s Iconic California Dispensaries And Cultivation Campus

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• Pinterest<br>• LinkedIn<br>• StumbleUpon<br>• E-mail<br>• Reddit<br>• Love This<p>Creating California’s Premier Vertically Integrated Cannabis Company<p>CALIFORNIA: …

8 CBD products you need to try—even if you’re a skeptic

<i>When it comes to choosing a CBD product, it can feel like the Wild West. With almost no regulation in place, how can a wellness-minded, CBD-curious</i> …

Skin Care

Lawsuit seeks to snuff out two of three medical marijuana questions on Missouri ballot

<b>JEFFERSON CITY</b> • The man backing one of three medical marijuana questions on the November ballot is trying to disqualify his two …

North Dakota Will Officially Vote on Recreational Marijuana Legalization This November

While most marijuana advocates are looking at Michigan as the next possible state to legalize recreational marijuana, it turns out we should be …

Cannabis

2 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Proposed In Doylestown

​Applications have been submitted for two medical marijuana dispensaries in Doylestown.<p>Two applications have been submitted for medical marijuana …

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Trump Tariffs Set To Hit Cannabis Industry

It’s more than soybean farmers and car makers who could feel the effects of Donald Trump’s tariffs on Chinese products. The legal cannabis industry will take a hit as well.<p>Vaping devices, and batteries, filters and cartridges created for vaping devices are all subject to the new tariffs said Arnaud …

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Multiple sclerosis patient calls medical cannabis trial 'a miracle'

By the time she decided to try cannabis pills, Joanne Fiorito was in dire straits.Fiorito could barely lift her feet when she walked and sometimes …

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State to choose Bismarck, Fargo pot dispensaries

North Dakota will choose medical marijuana dispensaries in Bismarck and Fargo.<p>Medical Marijuana Division Director Jason Wahl says 11 applications …

Florida school districts defying hazy rules on the use of medical marijuana for students

https://media.gannett-cdn.com/5049773643001/5049773643001_5487627765001_5487606133001.mp4<p>FORT PIERCE, Fla. — School districts across Florida continue to defy state law with policies banning students' use of physician-recommended medical marijuana.<p>Districts in Brevard, Collier, Indian River, Lee, …

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After Planet 13, Marijuana Tourism Will Never Be the Same

Nevada's largest dispensary and superstore will feature flying orbs, a laser graffiti wall, and an experience where customers will be "overwhelmed by the aesthetics."<p>Think of the Planet 13 Superstore as a theme park for marijuana. That's certainly what it sounds like when David Farris, Planet 13's …

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Before You Buy CBD Oil Online, Ask These Questions

Don’t judge a brand by its chic, well-designed label.<p>Being a vocal advocate for all things weed, I get a steady stream of messages from friends and family members sharing <i>the thing</i> that will deliver us, and our dogs, from stress, pain and anxiety.<p><i>The thing</i> they’re talking about is CBD.<p>For those …

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California Marijuana Products Delayed by Backlogs in Testing Labs

With peanut butter, white chocolate chips and about 1,000 milligrams of THC, “The Elvis” was quite the delicious and powerful marijuana treat for …

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Ohio Is Having Trouble Finding Producers for Cannabis Edibles Market

It appears Ohio is having some difficulty scrounging up enough reputable cannabis companies to produce a variety of pot products for the state’s medical marijuana program. The Ohio Department of Commerce recently issued its first round of processor licenses, approving only 7 out of 104 applicants. …

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Where to go for a medical marijuana card: Specialty clinics see growth, investment in South Florida

His back pain was so bad that Ivan Field was taking four Advil every time he wanted to play a round of golf. “I have herniated disks. I was taking …

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Ruling rejects limits on medical marijuana businesses in Florida

In a ruling that could have a revolutionary impact if it stands, a Tallahassee judge has found a law limiting the number of medical marijuana …

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Pam Bondi files 57-page brief supporting ban on smokable med pot

Pointing in part to smoking-related health effects, Attorney General Pam Bondi's office on Friday filed a 57-page brief arguing that an appeals court …

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Wrigley Billionaire Moves From Chewing Gum to Medical Marijuana

The scion of a family that made a fortune in chewing gum is moving into pot.<p>William Wrigley Jr. II, who helped orchestrate the sale of his family’s …

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Molson Coors Has Found Its Marijuana Partner

Alcohol giant Molson Coors aims to tap into the high-growth cannabis market with weed-infused beverages.<p>In case you've been living under a rock for …

Medical marijuana shop owners are largest donors in Glendale City Council races

The owners of Arizona Organix, a medical marijuana dispensary in Glendale, were the largest donors to candidates for Glendale City Council.

Real Estate

New Marijuana Beer Contains a 'Decelerant' That Scientists Can't Figure Out

"I can't think of a way this would at all be possible."<p>Earlier this year, Canadian “cannabis brewery startup” Province Brands announced it was on …

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In some U.S. states, most legal pot goes unsold

<b>PORTLAND, Ore.</b> — Two of the first states to broadly legalize marijuana took different approaches to regulation that left Oregon with a vast …

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