March 2017

While many doctors in Florida prepare to start prescribing medical marijuana to patients, there are some medical professionals who have reservations because they say the state’s new cannabis laws lack clarity. State records show about 630 doctors in Florida are permitted to recommend medical marijuana and 258 are in South Florida. Miami physician George Tabi […]

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If you’re one of the few remaining optimists who believe lawmakers have your back, that’s about to go up in smoke. The Florida Legislature is aggressively working to neuter your constitutional right to obtain medical marijuana. In November, a whopping 71 percent of Floridians passed an amendment that legalized cannabis for patients who suffer from […]

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While the Trump effect has hidden this reality, last November marijuana had its biggest night at the polls ever, with seven states easing restrictions on the drug through ballot initiatives. On most fronts, the culture wars have been fought in courts and bureaucracies in a most undemocratic fashion. Marijuana is different. Here, referendum-based changes in […]

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The Trump Administration has said it will view medical marijuana leniently but is considered renewed federal enforcement to shut down recreational marijuana sales legal in eight states and the District of Columbia. Lawmakers in Colorado have proposed a simple solution. Senate Bill 192 would allow Colorado recreational marijuana producers to reclassify as medical marijuana businesses […]

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By GREGORY ZELLER // And now, onto the science. Canadian mining exploration company Kitrinor Metals Inc. and Scythian Biosciences Inc., a Calgary-based biotech owned by Great Neck investment banker Jonathan Gilbert, have announced a pair of deals that complete first-round financing for Scythian, which is exploring cannabinoid-based treatments for concussions. The new deals add on […]

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By Andrea Lannom For the Daily Telegraph CHARLESTON — The House of Delegates voted to postpone until Monday action on a bill that would legalize medical marijuana. Lawmakers acted Friday morning on a motion from Delegate John Shott, R-Mercer, to give themselves time to study the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act and make any changes […]

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CLOSEx Embed x Share Delaware’s first bill to legalize recreational marijuana unveiled. Jason Minto/The News Journal Buy Photo Rep. Helene Keeley, D-Wilmington South, was joined by other legislators and advocates during Thursday’s unveiling of Delaware’s first bill to legalize recreational marijuana.(Photo: Jason Minto, The News Journal)Buy Photo Delaware took a major step Thursday toward becoming the […]

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