Nevada medical marijuana card processing moves online – Cannabis News

Would-be medical marijuana users in Nevada will no longer have to endure a trip to the DMV when seeking a patient card.

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Nevada medical marijuana card processing moves online – Cannabis News

Would-be medical marijuana users in Nevada will no longer have to endure a trip to the DMV when seeking a patient card.

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Medical marijuana bills win final approval from Michigan Legislature – Cannabis News

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan would tax and regulate medical marijuana in a tiered licensing system under legislation that has won final legislative approval and that is expected to be signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.

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Medical marijuana bills win final approval from Michigan Legislature – Cannabis News

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan would tax and regulate medical marijuana in a tiered licensing system under legislation that has won final legislative approval and that is expected to be signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.

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The Biggest Legislative Marijuana Policy Reforms of 2016 – Cannabis News

This year is already the most important year in the history of the movement to end marijuana prohibition in the United States.

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East, West coasts taking different approaches to marijuana legalization – Marijuana News

The legalization debate looks different on opposite sides of the country: politicians' cautious approaches in Massachusetts and Vermont contrast with those in equally liberal California.

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East, West coasts taking different approaches to marijuana legalization – Marijuana News

The legalization debate looks different on opposite sides of the country: politicians' cautious approaches in Massachusetts and Vermont contrast with those in equally liberal California.

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A Surprising Pro-Cannabis Voice in Congress – Marijuana News

As primary season keeps on going, one former candidate has taken a daring progressive step as the rest of his party’s reactionary experiment continues blindly on.

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Arkansas AG rejects medical marijuana measure's wording – Marijuana News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected the wording of a proposed ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.

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Arkansas AG rejects medical marijuana measure's wording – Marijuana News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected the wording of a proposed ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.

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Australian girls in Canada for cannabis oil treatment

Tabetha (right) and Georgia-Grace Fulton (left), 13 and 8, both suffer from a degenerative lung disease. Their mother, Bobby-Jo (back left), brought the girls to Victoria, B.C., so they could access the cannabis oil treatment after a successful, and illegal, 12-week trial in Australia. Video image via CTVNews.ca
 
An Australian family who traveled to Canada in order to legally access cannabis oil treatment could soon be forced to return home, where the life-changing medication is outlawed.
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State lawmakers to Congress: Butt out of our marijuana laws

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State lawmakers are calling on the federal government to change its drug laws to let states experiment with marijuana and hemp policy.
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Marijuana companies struggle to find a place to put their green

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Federal regulations force businesses into cash-only operations.
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Illinois state panel recommends pain, osteoarthritis for medical pot list

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An Illinois panel voted Wednesday to recommend that medical marijuana be available for people who suffer from four different pain conditions and osteoarthritis.
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Chronic pain patients plead for access to medical marijuana at hearing at Minnesota Capitol

Amid the stock market volatility, turn to the stability of the marijuana market

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With the recent stock market volatility, it’s difficult to know which industries will weather the storm. However, there’s one potential way to stay in the green.
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Most Populous State Yet May Legalize Pot in November

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An Ohio ballot measure makes some reformers squirm, but backers says its grower oligopoly is nothing to worry about.

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Colorado working to tweak marijuana enforcement, testing rules

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GOLDEN - Colorado kicked off a month-long effort Wednesday to develop and tweak marijuana enforcement rules dealing with everything from yeast levels to how edible medical marijuana products are labeled and packaged.
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California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom releases report on guidelines for marijuana legalization

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses the California Democratic Party Convention on May 16, 2015. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
 
A panel chaired by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom hopes to guide the debate on the legalization of marijuana in California with an emphasis on limiting children’s access to cannabis, reducing illegal activity and tightly regulating the drug's growth and sales.
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