February 17, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. — A bipartisan group of lawmakers urged caution on marijuana legalization on Thursday and instead introduced legislation to eliminate penalties for possessing small amounts of the drug. Democratic state Sens. Ronald Rice and Joseph Cryan and Republican Sen. Robert Singer unveiled the legislation at a statehouse news conference. The lawmakers’ effort offers a […]

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CLOSE Over 180 companies submitted applications to become medical marijuana cultivators in Ohio. Wochit A medical marijuana plant is seen growing at a secured growing facility in June in Maple Valley Township, Michigan. JEFFREY M. SMITH/TIMES HERALD A medical marijuana plant is seen growing at a secured growing facility Friday, June 9, 2017, in Maple […]

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New Jersey’s oft-criticized medical marijuana program has gotten plenty of attention in the past few weeks. First, Gov. Phil Murphy, who called the program “constrained”, ordered a 60-day review of the program in January, saying he wants to see key changes. Now, a bill introduced Thursday into the state Assembly aims to address many of the issues supposedly holding […]

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Don’t expect to pick up a nickel bag or a couple of joints. If the last time you caught the scent of cannabis was at a Grateful Dead show in the 1980s, you’re likely to be absolutely confounded by the array of products on sale at Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana dispensaries. The first dispensaries, six of […]

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In a switch from the past, the legislature’s general law committee will hold a public hearing on whether the state should legalize recreational marijuana. Traditionally, committees such as public health and judiciary have had jurisdiction over the issue. But this year, legislators said the issue is being routed through the general law committee under its […]

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Feb 17, 2018-It was during the lunar month of Falgun, say the Hindu Puranas, that the Hindu god Shiva drank the poisonous negativity of the cosmos to allow for regeneration to triumph over complete annihilation. Shiva’s act, which forces winter to give way for spring to blossom, has today become the reason for an annual […]

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Diana Briggs, whose son, Ryan Briggs suffers from intractable epilepsy, leaves CY+ Medical marijuana Dispensary with a bag containing the medicine for him after being the first patron to buy a prescribed medical marijuana product at a dispensary on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 in Butler, Pa.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)(Photo: Keith Srakocic / AP) The first legal […]

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