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Florida veterans warn lawmakers against capping THC in medical marijuana - Cannabis News
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Veterans are pushing back against a proposal backed by Florida House leaders that would limit the amount of THC in medical marijuana, an effort they say is not based on science and could be harmful to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Virginia: Veterans fight for access to medical marijuana at Capitol - Cannabis News
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Veterans fighting for looser cannabis laws took to the Capitol today for an impromptu Lobby Day as the discussion about the medical benefits of the plant loom in the general assembly.
Medical marijuana supporters rally at Oklahoma state Capitol - Cannabis News
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Hundreds of medical marijuana supporters descended on Oklahoma’s state Capitol on Thursday to warn lawmakers not to infringe on their legal right to grow, consume and sell cannabis.
Pot is a top treatment for veterans’ pain, PTSD; but cost is barrier - Cannabis News
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Military veterans are using marijuana to treat chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression, among other ailments, according to recently released survey data.
NYC pot legalization advocates hope for 'capitalism with a conscience in the cannabis space' - Cannabis News
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Amid signs of a renewed push this year to legalize recreational pot in New York state, activists in the city have formed a new organization to lay the groundwork for an orderly, inclusive marketplace -- and avoid some of the problems that have beset legalization in other regions.
Veteran says VA should provide medical marijuana for vets - Cannabis News
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"I see a lot of veterans that are addicted to opioids and I know that they would probably not be taking so many pills if they had another alternative."
North Dakota group submits legal marijuana petition to secretary of state for approval - Cannabis News
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A group that hopes to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota has submitted language for its proposed statutory initiated measure to the secretary of state for approval.
A Unique Course Aims To Teach Cops About Cannabis - Cannabis News
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The online seminar will be powered by real-life law enforcement experience.
Bill Would Give Florida Veterans Free Medical Marijuana Cards - Cannabis News
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"Any small thing that we can do to help veterans get the treatment they deserve, I think we need to do."
South Dakota Marijuana Activists Turn In More Than Enough Signatures For 2020 Ballot Questions - Cannabis News
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South Dakota residents will likely get the chance to vote on two different marijuana initiatives during next year’s election.
Pennsylvania patients protest medical pot prices - Cannabis News
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About two dozen medical marijuana patients protested outside the state Health Department on Wednesday to draw attention to shortcomings in the state’s medical marijuana program and call for action to make the drug more affordable and accessible.
Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation Urges Congress To Pass Three Marijuana Research Bills - Cannabis News
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A leading advocacy group that’s dedicated to finding treatment options for Parkinson’s disease is backing three pieces of marijuana research legislation in Congress.
Semper Fidelis: Twenty22Many Hooks Vets Up With Free Clones And A Healing-Based Community - Cannabis News
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Washington-based cannabis advocacy group Twenty22Many is doing its part to provide medical marijuana to military veterans suffering from PTSD.
Advocacy Group Urges Congressional Action To Prevent Pesticide Misuse On Marijuana - Cannabis News
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The lack of federal regulations for the use of pesticides on marijuana plants is putting consumers at risk, the nonprofit organization Beyond Pesticides said in an action alert.
Medical users say Ohio’s pot is pricey and inconvenient - Cannabis News
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People who are approved to buy and use medical marijuana in Ohio say the tightly regulated program has resulted in costly products that are not easy to get.
VA under pressure to ease medical marijuana rules - Cannabis News
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is under pressure to ease restrictions on veterans’ access to medical marijuana to help treat pain and other ailments.

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