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One family's medical-marijuana story
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Law & Crime
Ronnie Polaneczky ~ Philly.com ~   A Pennsylvania couple faces charges for possessing and manufacturing marijuana that the young wife used to relieve debilitating symptoms.
Fed study: Booze impact greater than pot on driving
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Law & Crime
René Marsh~ CNN ~   (CNN) -- A new study, funded in part by the federal government, suggests alcohol has a more extreme impact on drivers than marijuana.
The Evolution of the Legal Marijuana Industry
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Bruce Kennedy  ~  WeedWorthy ~   Taylor West, Deputy Director of the National Cannabis Industry Association, talks about the changes currently facing the industry as it evolves and grows.
New Zealand teen treated with cannabis oil 'breathing on his own' in hospital
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Medical News
TVNZ.co.nz ~ The family of a New Zealand teenager, who has been in a coma for weeks, believes cannabis oil could save their son – but they need a law change.
The Marijuana Market: Everybody Wants A Piece
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Business & Finance
Karsten Strauss ~ Forbes ~   A growing number of conventional companies are making the decision to branch out, and grab a piece of the cannabis market.
Medical marijuana: good evidence for some diseases, weak for others
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Medical News
Andrew M. Seaman ~ Reuters ~    Moderate- or high-quality evidence supports the use of marijuana for some medical conditions, but not for others, according to a fresh review of past research.
The Politics of Legal Marijuana
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Bruce Kennedy  ~  WeedWorthy ~   Taylor West, Deputy Director of the National Cannabis Industry Association, talks about how much the American political landscape has changed when it comes to lawmakers and their perceptions of legal marijuana
N.J. lawmakers push bill allowing sick kids to use medical marijuana oil in school
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Law & Crime
Susan K. Livio ~ NJ.com ~   Two NJ lawmakers introduce a bill requiring school boards to set policies for mmj use in statewide schools.
Here's Why Marijuana Prices Appear to be Dropping in Colorado
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Business & Finance
Tom Huddleston, Jr. ~ Fortune ~ A new survey says cannabis prices in Colorado are dropping, even as the customer base for legal marijuana increases.
The Obama administration just made medical marijuana research easier
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Law & Crime
Christopher Ingraham~ Washington Post ~   A long-standing bureaucratic obstacle to privately-funded medical marijuana research has just been removed, effective immediately.
We went to San Francisco's first pot 'baked sale' and we're convinced that edibles are the next multimillion-dollar industry
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Business & Finance
Melia Robinson ~ Business Insider ~   Edibles could emerge as a multimillion-dollar food industry in the northwestern U.S. in the next few years
In pockets of Texas, prosecutors just say no to marijuana prosecutions
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Law & Crime
Terri Langford~ The Texas Tribune ~   Local prosecutors across the state are looking for ways to keep minor marijuana cases out of court.
Wanna Grab a Marijuana Tea After Work?
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Business & Finance
Olga Khazan~ The Atlantic ~   As pot laws liberalize, cannabis capitalists eye opportunities for business—and to upend stereotypes. But can white-collar workers handle it, man?
Demands on Dispensary Workers Grow With Advances in Medical Marijuana Research
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Medical News
Ryan Burns ~ Lost Coast Outpost –   Medical marijuana dispensary workers in Humboldt County, Calif., scramble to stay knowledgeable and up-to-date about their rapidly-changing industry
1st Massachusetts MMJ dispensary gets OK to sell amid concerns about testing standards
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Law & Crime
Shira Schoenberg  ~ MassLive.com ~   A Salem medical marijuana dispensary is the first to receive permission to sell marijuana - after obtaining a temporary waiver from the state's strict testing guidelines.
Marijuana Is in the Air and on It
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Entertainment
Julie Turkewitz ~ New York Times ~   A look at Colorado’s only pot-themed FM radio station, which made its debut June 1   ~
MMDR - Medical Marijuana Desk Reference, 1st Ed. Now on Sale
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CannaIQ ~ Medical Marijuana Desk Refernce Price Reduced ~   The Medical Marijuana Desk Reference is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide on the scientific research of Cannabis species for medical treatment by Alicia K. Wilbur, PHD
Delaware Governor Just Decriminalized Marijuana
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Politics
Jonah  Bennett ~ The Daily Caller ~   Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed a bill decriminalizing marijuana Thursday night, making Delaware the twentieth state to end jail time for possession of small amounts of the drug.

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