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Relief from post-traumatic stress, pain makes marijuana popular among veterans – Cannabis News
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Too bad the VA can’t recommend it.
In New Jersey, More than 18,000 people want Gov. Christie to sign marijuana PTSD bill – Cannabis News
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For more than a month, Gov. Christie has not taken any action on a widely touted bipartisan bill that would allow people with post-traumatic stress disorder to use medical marijuana.
Hundreds mourn Jack Splitt, young advocate for medical marijuana and special-needs children – Cannabis News
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A crowd of hundreds on Thursday remembered Splitt, a Colorado teenager who battled cerebral palsy and whose lobbying efforts at the state Capitol changed the law not once but twice.
Marijuana social network is coming for seniors – Cannabis News
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Take it as an indicator in the rapidly changing world of cannabis use, but a group of senior citizens are organizing their own social network to discuss marijuana.
Veterans for medical marijuana – Cannabis News
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Firefighter and former Marine hopes to convince lawmakers to legalize medicinal use in Indiana.
Hoosier veteran says it’s time Indiana legalizes medical marijuana, citing VA prescribing practices – Cannabis News
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Members of Congress have taken note as well, questioning whether medical marijuana could be a solution to an over-prescribing crisis involving veterans nationwide.
A Day in the New Life of an Injured, Marijuana-Smoking Army Veteran – Cannabis News
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Some military veterans are embracing marijuana to treat their PTSD.
From Wine to Weed: Keeping the Marijuana Farm Small and Local – Cannabis News
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"Big Marijuana" is not inevitable.
Look For The Union Label On Some Recreational Marijuana in Washington State – Cannabis News
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Recreational marijuana buyers in the south Puget Sound can now find products with a union label.
Marijuana Advocates to DEA: Talk to the Hand – Cannabis News
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The Drug Enforcement Administration says marijuana lacks medical value. So why did the U.S. government file a patent for cannabis — specifying that the plant has multiple therapeutic benefits — as far back as 1999?
Boise Hemp Fest comes as feds stand their ground – Cannabis News
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BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) — Organizers of the inaugural Boise Hemp Fest 2016 view it as a teaching tool for the many uses of cannabis.
Small town north of Dallas could become hub of medical cannabis industry – Cannabis News
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GUNTER — A cotton gin that sat empty for decades in this small North Texas town could be filled next year with the first cannabis plants legally grown in the state.
Colorado cannabis power couple says the NFL doesn’t have a choice, has to embrace the use of marijuana – Cannabis News
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Meet Wanda James and Scott Durrah, the Colorado cannabis power couple who predict it won’t be long before the NFL embraces marijuana as a brain medicine and as an alternative to dangerous and addictive painkillers.
Texas Panhandle group works to reform cannabis laws – Cannabis News
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Conservatively raised Becca Harmon said she would not have believed it if someone told her she would one day be sitting in a public park in Amarillo advocating for the legalization of cannabis. But then she had Jilli.
N.J. veterans seek medical marijuana for PTSD – Cannabis News
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Don Karpowich said he was determined to make lawmakers understand how deeply distressed many veterans are when he testified last month in favor of a New Jersey bill that would allow them to use medical marijuana for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Marijuana industry ditches burnout image for “suit and tie” approach to DNC – Cannabis News
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Discussion now shifting to talk of regulation issues.

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