Buy Photo Brent Batten(Photo: Luke Franke/Naples Daily News)Buy Photo Medical marijuana will get another hearing before Collier County commissioners Tuesday, but it doesn’t necessarily have a future beyond that. In May, the five commissioners agreed to put off a decision on whether to allow dispensaries in Collier and see how the nascent industry took shape. […]

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Ohioans sometime in the next two months will be able to buy and use marijuana products to treat nearly two dozen medical conditions after obtaining a recommendation from a physician. Here are a few things prospective patients should consider as the state’s medical cannabis program gets rolling. Driving While High Don’t. Even […]

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State Sen. Nicholas Scutari, a lawmaker and municipal prosecutor at the forefront of the legalization effort, sounded exasperated when asked last week about the October date.   “Oh, I don’t know,” he said with a sigh and promised to call back.  Then, two days later, he said: “It doesn’t look that way, it just doesn’t.  It has to be […]

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North Dakota residents are voting to legalize recreational marijuana in November. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) If North Dakota residents vote to next month to legalize recreational marijuana, women in the state could be able to purchase an unusual item that’s said relieve menstrual-related pain: cannabis-infused inserts. A company called Foria, which makes cannabis-infused inserts, or […]

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It’s been a little over a year since singer, activist and marijuana entrepreneur Melissa Etheridge was arrested for cannabis possession by federal agents in North Dakota near the U.S.-Canada border. Her tour bus was stopped and searched shortly after touring in Alberta, and agents discovered a vape pen containing cannabis oil. Etheridge, who’s become an […]

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Oct. 17 felt like a national holiday at cannabis stores across Canada, but it might as well have been “Weedless Wednesday” at the headquarters of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation. At its retail outlets, NSLC’s savvy budtenders explained product lines to jubilant customers. But in their external (anti) marketing campaign, Nova Scotia’s official pot sellers […]

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The candidates to be Florida’s next Commissioner of Agriculture have a number of stark differences — not least of which are their backgrounds. State Rep. Matt Caldwell, the Republican candidate, is a seventh generation Floridian from a family of farmers. Democrat Nikki Fried, a public defender and medical-marijuana lobbyist, is from urban South Florida. They […]

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While medical marijuana has been legal in Florida since 2016, perhaps you’ve never been inside a dispensary. Curious? Well, here’s an inside look, with a sampling of products available now throughout Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. The South Florida Sun Sentinel recently visited Trulieve, which has the largest number of dispensaries in the state, […]

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(WSVN) – New research indicates automobile crashes are up by as much as six percent in the first states to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. Two studies conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute examined the relationship between marijuana legalization and vehicle crashes. The first study found […]

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WHAT: 11th World Stroke Congress brings together leading international stroke experts and an unparalleled scientific program covering epidemiology, prevention, acute care, rehabilitation and recovery in 100s of sessions and oral posters. Congress is attended by stroke professionals, researchers, policy makers, survivors and caregivers from around the world. #worldstroke2018 WHERE: Montreal, Canada, Palais des Congrès WHEN: […]

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