Florida: Tallahassee doctor to open new local medical marijuana center – Cannabis News

Tallahassee is about to have a new medical practice focused on helping patients receive medical marijuana — just weeks after voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 2, a constitutional amendment that greatly expands who can receive medical marijuana legally.

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Florida: Tallahassee doctor to open new local medical marijuana center – Cannabis News

Tallahassee is about to have a new medical practice focused on helping patients receive medical marijuana — just weeks after voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 2, a constitutional amendment that greatly expands who can receive medical marijuana legally.

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Detroit TV news anchor with MS to retire, fight to legalize pot – Cannabis News

Former Fox 2 Detroit anchor Anqunette Jamison Sarfoh is throwing her support behind a movement to legalize all forms of marijuana for adults over 21 in Michigan.

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Detroit TV news anchor with MS to retire, fight to legalize pot – Cannabis News

Former Fox 2 Detroit anchor Anqunette Jamison Sarfoh is throwing her support behind a movement to legalize all forms of marijuana for adults over 21 in Michigan.

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Rhode Island emergency regulations create new category to supply medical marijuana dispensaries – Cannabis News

Worried Rhode Island’s medical marijuana program could face a severe shortage of legal product come the new year, business regulation officials issued emergency regulations Wednesday to get a new category of private pot growers, called cultivators, up and running as quickly as possible.

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Rhode Island emergency regulations create new category to supply medical marijuana dispensaries – Cannabis News

Worried Rhode Island’s medical marijuana program could face a severe shortage of legal product come the new year, business regulation officials issued emergency regulations Wednesday to get a new category of private pot growers, called cultivators, up and running as quickly as possible.

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Family says moving from Tenn. to Colo. for medical marijuana saved daughter’s life – Cannabis News

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- A local state representative plans on introducing legislation that would legalize medical marijuana here in Tennessee after meeting with several families who moved from Tennessee to Colorado to get treatment they can’t get here.

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Family says moving from Tenn. to Colo. for medical marijuana saved daughter’s life – Cannabis News

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- A local state representative plans on introducing legislation that would legalize medical marijuana here in Tennessee after meeting with several families who moved from Tennessee to Colorado to get treatment they can’t get here.

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In Ohio, Medical marijuana 101: What's legal, what's not and what's ahead – Cannabis News

CINCINNATI - New laws hit the books in Ohio on Thursday legalizing medical marijuana, raising a host of questions for consumers, business owners and doctors across the region.

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In Ohio, Medical marijuana 101: What's legal, what's not and what's ahead – Cannabis News

CINCINNATI - New laws hit the books in Ohio on Thursday legalizing medical marijuana, raising a host of questions for consumers, business owners and doctors across the region.

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Pain patients are flooding into Minnesota's medical marijuana program – Cannabis News

The state's tightly controlled program has seen high costs and low enrollment. Pain patients might turn the tide.

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Pain patients are flooding into Minnesota's medical marijuana program – Cannabis News

The state's tightly controlled program has seen high costs and low enrollment. Pain patients might turn the tide.

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Air Force vet: Cannabis combats my PTSD ‘100 times better’ than pharmaceuticals – Cannabis News

During Stephen Otero’s 11½ years in the Air Force, it was always easier being on duty in combat than being home.

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U.S. medical cannabis market to surpass $40 billion mark – Marijuana News

The medical cannabis market , despite an ongoing battle for its legalization in other states, is poised to exceed $40 billion worth of revenues over the next 10 years.

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The Best And Worst States For Medical Marijuana – Marijuana News

A new report catalogs the highs (and lows) of America's medical cannabis process.

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Cannabis compound could treat kidney failure – Marijuana News

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Cannabis compounds are being used to tackle kidney failure amongst diabetics in a major new research project. Researchers working on the Aberdeen University study, which is funded by Diabetes UK, will explore whether synthetic cannabinoid compounds can be used to make the kidneys respond better to insulin.

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Marijuana as Medicine

Medical Marijuana cannabis shop in Denver, 2011. Image: User:O'Dea via Wikimedia Commons

Nearly half the country has so far made it legal. Does it work?

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Physicians Vote to Ease Marijuana Laws, Advance Research

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DENVER — Family physicians voted to support the "decriminalization of the possession of marijuana for personal use" here at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2015 Congress of Delegates, but stopped short of supporting legalization; they want solid evidence on its effect on health first.
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