September 2014

HARRISBURG (WPMT)-A bill to legalize the use of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania has cleared the state Senate and now heads to the state House of Representatives. Senate Bill 1182 would allow people with certain conditions to use medical marijuana who have a recommendation from their doctor. This list includes people with cancer, epilepsy, post traumatic […]

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David McNew/Getty Images It’s an interesting time to stand on the sidelines and watch marijuana legalization efforts take over the country. Colorado and Washington both jumped the gun and passed initiatives to decriminalize and legalize cannabis by popular vote in 2012, and since then have both opened the first legal marijuana markets in the U.S. […]

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CHICAGO (AP) _ Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law allowing universities and the Illinois Department of Agriculture to study industrial hemp. The Chicago Democrat signed the measure Tuesday creating a pilot program. Industrial hemp is in the same species as marijuana but has a negligible amount of marijuana’s active ingredient. Hemp can be used […]

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CBS Philly (con’t) Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSPhilly.com/ACA Health News Information: CBSPhilly.com/Health By Tony Romeo HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — The Pennsylvania state senate today voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, but the odds are steep against the measure becoming law in the current legislative session. The Republican-controlled […]

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David McNew/Getty Images It’s an interesting time to stand on the sidelines and watch marijuana legalization efforts take over the country. Colorado and Washington both jumped the gun and passed initiatives to decriminalize and legalize cannabis by popular vote in 2012, and since then have both opened the first legal marijuana markets in the U.S. […]

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CHICAGO (AP) _ Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law allowing universities and the Illinois Department of Agriculture to study industrial hemp. The Chicago Democrat signed the measure Tuesday creating a pilot program. Industrial hemp is in the same species as marijuana but has a negligible amount of marijuana’s active ingredient. Hemp can be used […]

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The federal government is currently growing a lot more marijuana than it has in the past because it expects higher demand from researchers for cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-psychoactive compound in marijuana that has shown tremendous promise for medical use. The National Institute on Drug Abuse, which “oversees the cultivation, production and distribution of research-grade […]

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CBS Philly (con’t) Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSPhilly.com/ACA Health News Information: CBSPhilly.com/Health By Tony Romeo HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — The Pennsylvania state senate today voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, but the odds are steep against the measure becoming law in the current legislative session. The Republican-controlled […]

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David McNew/Getty Images It’s an interesting time to stand on the sidelines and watch marijuana legalization efforts take over the country. Colorado and Washington both jumped the gun and passed initiatives to decriminalize and legalize cannabis by popular vote in 2012, and since then have both opened the first legal marijuana markets in the U.S. […]

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CHICAGO (AP) _ Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law allowing universities and the Illinois Department of Agriculture to study industrial hemp. The Chicago Democrat signed the measure Tuesday creating a pilot program. Industrial hemp is in the same species as marijuana but has a negligible amount of marijuana’s active ingredient. Hemp can be used […]

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