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Image of Florida news screen shot about medical marijuana legalization
 
Florida's noneuphoric-medical-marijuana law cleared a major legal hurdle Wednesday when a judge in Tallahassee upheld it, which allows the state to begin licensing marijuana growers this summer.

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The Senate Appropriations Committee advanced a $77.6 billion funding bill for military construction and veterans benefits that includes an amendment allowing Veterans Affairs doctors to recommend the use of medical marijuana.

Image of Seattle mayor Ed Murray announcing new rules for marijuana
 
A new proposal from Seattle Mayor Ed Murray would give Seattle tighter control of marijuana businesses. It could shut down more than 50 medical dispensaries while the state goes about folding medical-marijuana businesses into the state’s recreational system.

Image of child medical marijuana activists speaking in South Carolina.
 
Because she has seizures every day and slams into the ground, 18-year-old Dixie Pace has worn a helmet since November.

Image of JP Morrell, Louisiana Democrat trying to get Draconian cannabis laws aligned with modern marijuana realities.
 
A proposal to soften Louisiana's harsh marijuana laws by reducing penalties for possession continues to gain steam in the Louisiana Legislature.

Image of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf
 
HARRISBURG — With the legalization of medical marijuana now before the House, Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday hosted supporters at the governor’s residence for what he described as “a chance to get the facts out.”

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