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Pilot project for Hawaii marijuana dispensaries still alive despite other bills dying

AP, HONOLULU — The only marijuana measure that appears to be still alive in the Hawaii Legislature would create a limited five-year pilot program for medical marijuana dispensaries. Other marijuana proposals failed to advance, including bills that would have decriminalized marijuana, transferred the state’s medical marijuana program from the Department of Public Safety to the …

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New cannabis strains geared toward relieving pain

New cannabis strains, like Charlotte’s Web,that ease pain and inflammation without making users high is one development changing the medical cannabis business. As more medical pot dispensaries open in California – three in Stockton are awaiting approval out of nine contenders – attention has pivoted toward testing. Knowing the chemical makeup can tell users whether …

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Bill To Legalize Marijuana In Massachusetts

A bill has been introduced in the Massachusetts Legislature seeking to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes and to bring it under taxation and regulation. The bill, titled “The Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act,” was drafted by Richard M. Evans, an attorney from Northampton. The bill would legalize the possession, consumption and sale of marijuana for …

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February is Marijuana Awareness Month-Not what you think

I found this “Gem” published By Branch County Substance Abuse Task Force Wow… just wow. With medical marijuana being fairly well documented as a medical asset that is now being used by doctors in over a dozen states, I find it very hard to believe that this lack of education still exists although post does include a …

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Colorado Medical Marijuana: State Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Regulations

The Colorado Supreme Court has rejected a marijuana dispensary owner’s challenge to Colorado’s regulations on medical marijuana. Last week, a Denver Lawyer named Andrew Reid filed a petition on behalf of Kathleen Chippi, a marijuana dispensary owner from Nederland, claiming that the regulation passed by the state Legislature last year violated the state’s constitution. The …

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Random: CANNABIS SCIENCE INC posts gains for the day

CANNABIS SCIENCE INC (OTC: CBIS) increased 35.37%, on overall traded volume of 6.43 million shares for the day. The day high was at $0.20 and shares of CBIS closed the day at $0.20. Cannabis Science, Inc. engages in the research and development, production, and commercialization of phytocannabinoid based pharmaceutical products. Its cannabinoid pharmaceuticals targets various …

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Thousands Attend Marijuana Rally

By Christopher J. Girard, Globe Correspondent  Source: Boston Globe   Boston, MA — Thousands swarmed Boston Common yesterday afternoon, participating — to various degrees — in a rally advocating legalization of marijuana that featured live music and speakers, including Green-Rainbow gubernatorial candidate Jill Stein. The 21st Annual Boston Freedom Rally, sponsored by MassCann, the state’s chapter …

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