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California Sets New Rules For Medical Marijuana

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Yesterday California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law California’s first set of complete regulations for medical marijuana. This group of three laws—considered by some as a future framework for the legalization of recreational marijuana–would found a Bureau of Medical Marijuana ...

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Some Health Systems ‘Just Say No’ To Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana patients are required to have a physician’s signature to purchase medical marijuana in Illinois. Although Illinois is among 23 states that allow marijuana for medical use some health systems are not permitting doctors to sign off because marijuana ...

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1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Open In Massachusetts

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Massachusetts’ premiere medical marijuana dispensary, Alternative Therapies Group in Salem, is prepped to open its doors now that it was granted a temporary waiver last Friday. The document will permit the establishment to market medical marijuana that reportedly has yet ...

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Medical Marijuana Food Fair Is Here

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The crowd at SoMa StrEat Food Park just might be in high spirits at the Get Baked Sale on Saturday, June 13. The medical marijuana festival will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. in San Francisco, California. As ...

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11 New Conditions OKed For Medical Marijuana

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According to an Associated Press source, yesterday an advisory board voted to recommend the addition of 11 new medical conditions to the state of Illinois’ medical marijuana program. Three additional conditions such as anxiety and essential thrombcythemia with a JAK ...

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Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Legalizing Medical Marijuana

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Pennsylvania lawmakers held a joint hearing yesterday on legalizing medical marijuana. The State House Health and Judiciary Committees met in Philadelphia. They discussed both the various the practical implications of legalizing medical marijuana as well as its potential effect on ...

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Campaigners Call For Legal Marijuana In New Jersey

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This past Saturday approximately 200 people gathered near the State House in Trenton, New Jersey to show their support for the legalization of marijuana. According to an anonymous source from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania some of the people present were freely smoking ...

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Adolescent Marijuana Use Affects Memory

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According to a new study just published in the journal Hippocampus, adolescents who were once heavy marijuana users have abnormally-shaped hippocampus—an area of the brain that controls long-term memory. The damage reportedly lasted years after the teenagers stopped smoking marijuana. ...

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Washington, D.C. Legalizes Marijuana

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According to various sources, Washington, D.C. has voted to legalize marijuana. More specifically while the nation’s capital is not quite following in the footsteps of other states such as Alaska and Colorado, the district will be easing up on marijuana ...

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Smoking Potent Marijuana Causes Psychiatric Disorders

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According to a new study published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry, smoking high-potency marijuana can increase the user’s risk of developing numerous psychiatric disorders.  Researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London, England studied approximately ...

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