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Medical Cannabis brings big money to Mississippi and relief to thousands of patients

Medical Cannabis brings big money to Mississippi and relief to thousands of patients

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 23, 2024

It’s been 1 year since medical marijuana became legal in magnolia state. Marijuana for medicine is generating a lot of green for the state of Mississippi. In its first year of operation, the Medical Cannabis Program has brought in millions of dollars in revenue and sales taxes. More than 32,000

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Irish Health Research Board Finds MS Benefits From Marijuana

Irish Health Research Board Finds MS Benefits From Marijuana

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 22, 2024

Medicinal cannabis ‘significantly benefits’ treatment of nerve pain caused by MS or diabetes. Big news here in Ireland in the past weeks. The Health Research Board (HRC) released a review of the use of medical cannabis (marijuana) for symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). HRC is the lead funding

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Veterans groups join calls for Biden administration to Reschedule Marijuana

Veterans groups join calls for Biden administration to Reschedule Marijuana

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 22, 2024

DEA Expected to Soon Decide on Lowering Federal Restrictions on Cannabis. The Drug Enforcement Administration is expected to issue soon a formal decision on lowering federal restrictions on cannabis, potentially in the coming weeks, sources said. Some of the nation’s largest veterans groups are

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New Idaho bill would create a hefty mandatory minimum fine for Marijuana possession

New Idaho bill would create a hefty mandatory minimum fine for Marijuana possession

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 22, 2024

Getting caught with pot may soon have a hefty minimum fine in the Gem State. House Bill 606 is the latest effort by lawmakers to crack down on marijuana use. If passed, the bill would create a $420 mandatory minimum fine for possessing 3 ounces or less of marijuana. It's replacing House Bill 559

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Cannabis insiders look for solutions amid declining Medical Marijuana license rates

Cannabis insiders look for solutions amid declining Medical Marijuana license rates

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 22, 2024

In 2018 the number medical licenses were well over 5,000 across the state. That number has been nearly cut in half today. As the budding industry of retail cannabis continues to grow in Vermont, medical marijuana dispensaries have reported a decline. In 2018, the number of medical licenses was well

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Medical Cannabis Bill Dies in Wisconsin Legislature

Medical Cannabis Bill Dies in Wisconsin Legislature

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 20, 2024

For marijuana advocates in Wisconsin, it’s wait until next year—again. A Republican-led proposal to legalize medical cannabis in the state officially died on Thursday, and although the GOP speaker of the assembly indicated that “there will still be a public hearing to build support for passage next

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Pass Medical Marijuana bill, end unnecessary suffering

Pass Medical Marijuana bill, end unnecessary suffering

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 16, 2024

Urge for Action: South Carolina House Urged to Pass Medical Marijuana Bill Now. As the SC House finally moves toward doing its job and taking a vote on the issue (after the SC Senate recently passed the measure for a second time), I urge readers to contact House members and tell them you want the

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Zelensky Signs Law on Legalizing Medical Cannabis

Zelensky Signs Law on Legalizing Medical Cannabis

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 16, 2024

Ukraine Legalizes Medical Cannabis Amidst Growing Support for War-Related Medical Needs. Ukraine’s president signed a law to legalize the use of medical cannabis in Ukraine amidst the growing voice for its adoption in the country to help cope with war-related medical conditions. President Volodymyr

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Individual stamping requirement for Cannabis edibles dropped from Maine bill

Individual stamping requirement for Cannabis edibles dropped from Maine bill

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 15, 2024

Bill to Change Labeling of Recreational Cannabis Gummies Advances After Initial Hurdle. The way recreational cannabis gummies are labeled could soon change after a bill passed its first legislative hurdle on Wednesday. The bill designed to challenge how marijuana is packaged and sold includes

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Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Oklahoma Is Charging Women for Using It While Pregnant

Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Oklahoma Is Charging Women for Using It While Pregnant

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 14, 2024

Court Cases in Oklahoma to Determine Legality of Using Medical Marijuana During Pregnancy. Courts are set to decide if using the drug during pregnancy is a crime, even as a growing number of women in the state face prosecution. Amanda Aguilar’s ordeal seemed to be over. The criminal case against her

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Health Canada confirms Cannabis samples are allowed

Health Canada confirms Cannabis samples are allowed

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 13, 2024

Health Canada Confirms Cannabis Producers Can Provide Samples to Provincially Licensed Retailers and Employees. Despite some concerns posted online recently, Heath Canada has confirmed that cannabis producers can provide samples to provincially licensed cannabis retailers and their employees. In an

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When will Alabamians get Medical Cannabis?

When will Alabamians get Medical Cannabis?

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 13, 2024

Production could take months after outstanding litigation over the licensing process is resolved. Antoine Mordican has a medical cannabis cultivation license. And he is building out a facility to begin growing the product. Under state law, he has to demonstrate he can maintain cultivation facilities

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DOH won't back Marijuana cultivation, manufacture of Cannabis products

DOH won't back Marijuana cultivation, manufacture of Cannabis products

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 13, 2024

DOH Opposes Cultivation of Marijuana Despite House Committee Approval for Medical Use. The Department of Health on Tuesday expressed its opposition to the cultivation of marijuana or the manufacture of cannabis products days after a House committee passed the measure on its use for medicine. In a

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Missouri Marijuana to Direct Nearly $20 Million to Veterans This Year

Missouri Marijuana to Direct Nearly $20 Million to Veterans This Year

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 12, 2024

To date, nearly $40 million in cannabis revenue has gone to the Missouri Veterans Commission. The Missouri Veterans Commission will likely receive about $19 million from marijuana sales revenue before the current fiscal year is over on July 1, Amy Moore, director of the Division of Cannabis

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Iowa Lawmakers Approve Bill To Regulate Consumable Hemp Products

Iowa Lawmakers Approve Bill To Regulate Consumable Hemp Products

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 9, 2024

An Iowa legislative subcommittee has advanced a bill to regulate consumable hemp products sold in the state. An Iowa legislative panel this week approved a bill that sets limits on consumable hemp products sold in the state. The measure, House Study Bill 665, was approved on Wednesday by the House

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Town approves Connecticut’s first drive-thru dispensary

Town approves Connecticut’s first drive-thru dispensary

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 9, 2024

A new cannabis dispensary approved in a Connecticut town will be the first of its kind in the state. The Manchester Planning and Zoning Commission approved a proposal by Ayr Wellness to open the town’s third dispensary at the former Starbucks location on Spencer Street with the state’s first drive

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Cannabis use linked to anxiety diagnoses, worsened anxiety disorders

Cannabis use linked to anxiety diagnoses, worsened anxiety disorders

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 9, 2024

Cannabis use may increase the risk of developing a new anxiety disorder or worsen existing anxiety, a large Ontario study suggests. The study looked at health data of 12 million people between January 2008 and March 2019 and found that 27.5 per cent of people who visited an emergency room for

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Ex-NFLer says he'd 'be in trouble' if Cannabis were still widely illegal, glad today's players can use it

Ex-NFLer says he'd 'be in trouble' if Cannabis were still widely illegal, glad today's players can use it

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2024

Ricky Williams was suspended because of Marijuana. If Ricky Williams played in the National Football League today, he very likely would never have been suspended. However, the former Miami Dolphins running back played professionally in a time when marijuana use was frowned upon and received a strict

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TOP 11 Potential Health Benefits of Cannabis

TOP 11 Potential Health Benefits of Cannabis

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2024

The use of cannabis (also known as marijuana) has sparked debates and controversies for a long time. On the other hand, recent scientific studies have also highlighted the health benefits it may offer. In this blog, we will delve into the eleven health benefits of cannabis. However, it’s important

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Minnesota’s Cannabis Regulator Calls for Law Changes to Meet 2025 Adult-Use Rollout

Minnesota’s Cannabis Regulator Calls for Law Changes to Meet 2025 Adult-Use Rollout

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 6, 2024

Minnesota's Cannabis Regulator Calls for Legislative Amendments to Expedite Adult-Use Framework. Minnesota’s interim director of the states cannabis regulator has called on lawmakers to amend legislation in order to help it achieve the goal of rolling out an adult-use framework by 2024. The interim

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