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The term medical marijuana refers to using the whole, unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat symptoms of illness and other conditions. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not recognized or approved the marijuana plant as medicine. However, scientific study of the chemicals in marijuana, called cannabinoids, has led to two FDA-approved […]

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SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPNT), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing medicines for addictions and drug overdose, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive global licensing agreement with Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) for the development and commercialization of drinabant for the treatment of acute cannabinoid overdose (ACO). […]

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The Union publishes Club News each Saturday. To share the latest from your western Nevada County club or organization, email readers@theunion.com. Unfortunately only a small fraction of club submissions are published in the print version of The Union due to space constraints. To see the complete list of clubs, visit http://www.TheUnion.com, scroll down to the […]

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Kenosha News, Jan. 6 Legislature should listen to voters on ‘dark store’ loophole, medical marijuana Last November, voters across the state spoke loudly and clearly — they want medical marijuana legalized, and they want the “dark stores” loophole closed. But the question is, will the Republican-controlled Legislature listen? For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe […]

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Humans are meant to live in community, and most women are compelled to connect: any excuse will do to pour one’s heart out over a low-fat latte or a glass of Chardonnay. Downloading about money, men, diets, and depression with friendly femmes has been shown to promote healing. But lately, women are more likely to […]

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The health department began accepting applications for medical marijuana registry ID cards on Oct. 29. Jason Wahl, director of the health department’s Division of Medical Marijuana, said the issuance of the cards brings the program closer to “being fully implemented.” While some patients and caregivers have received ID cards, medical marijuana dispensaries have yet to […]

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Qualifying conditions: AIDS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Alzheimer’s disease Cancer Chronic traumatic encephalopathy Crohn’s disease Epilepsy and seizure disorders Fibromyalgia Glaucoma Hepatitis C HIV Inflammatory bowel disease Multiple sclerosis Chronic or intractable pain Parkinson’s disease Post-traumatic stress disorder Sickle cell anemia Spinal cord disease or injury Tourette’s syndrome Traumatic brain injury Ulcerative colitis Source: Ohio Medical […]

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CLOSE Lawmakers must decide whether to pass hate crimes legislation, legalize medical marijuana and pass rules to allow sports betting, among other key issues. Dwight Adams, dwight.adams@indystar.com Medical marijuana dispensaries opened in Ohio for the first time Wednesday. With medical marijuana in Ohio, Kentucky will be the last state on Indiana’s border that also doesn’t allow […]

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Today on Stateside, Michigan regulators allow unlicensed dispensaries and growers to reopen in midst of a medical marijuana shortage. Plus, a software engineer who traded building software for building kitchen cabinets. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below. Unlicensed dispensaries, growers allowed to operate again to ease medical marijuana shortage With […]

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PROVIDENCE — After resisting marijuana legalization for several years, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo is ready to bring adult-use cannabis to the Ocean State, fueled by the legalization efforts and growing industries in neighboring states, like Massachusetts. Raimondo, who started her second term as governor earlier this month, is expected to formally propose legalization in […]

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