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Australia To Legalize Medical Marijuana

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Sussan Ley, health minister of Australia, announced recently that the Australian government was putting together a licensing plan that would permit the cultivation and the distribution of medical and scientific marijuana. The goal of the plan was to deliver a ...

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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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Marijuana And Alcohol Good Together?

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The recent legalization of recreational marijuana in states such as Colorado and Washington has caused some consternation among many business owners. There was a seemingly valid concern that this burgeoning industry would somehow cut into their profits. Alcohol producers were ...

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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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Dosing Of Medical Marijuana Edibles Inaccurate

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Medical marijuana edibles might just give users more than they bargained for if they’re not careful. According to a new study published yesterday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The research study examined numerous medical marijuana edibles ...

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White House Removes Restrictions On Marijuana Research

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The White House has removed a long-established barrier to marijuana research. Specifically, the Obama Administration has removed the Public Health Service Review. The review, in place since 1999, forced governmental reviews of every single application for medical marijuana research. 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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Legal Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Increase Teen Toking

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According to a new study just published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry, medical marijuana laws don’t increase cannabis use among teenagers. Some of medical marijuana’s more vocal opponents believe otherwise. They claim that legalizing medical marijuana even for just medicinal ...

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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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More Children Are Being Exposed To Marijuana

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More children are being accidentally exposed to marijuana. According to a new study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics, in the US, a higher number of children d the age of six are now being exposed to marijuana. This study, ...

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