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Draft Rules Published for U.S. Virgin Islands Medical Cannabis Program

On August 10, the VI Cannabis Advisory Board (VICAB) of the U.S. Virgin Islands unanimously approved a draft regulation of the medical cannabis program. August 12, Office of Cannabis Control…

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American Medical Association Asks Court To Overturn Medical Marijuana Vote In Mississippi

Both the Mississippi Medical Association (MSMA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) have challenged the November-approved medical marijuana voting initiative by the majority of Mississippi voters. Medical marijuana and AMA…

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Nearly Half of Medical Cannabis Users Cease Using Opioids for Pain After Twelve Months

According to a recently published scientific journal Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Patients with medical marijuana have shown that opioid use has been significantly reduced or eliminated over time. Research on…

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Administrative Hold Placed on Harvests in Missouri Medical Marijuana Program

After two facilities’ medical cannabis products have been tested positive for heavy metals, the Missouri Health and Senior Services Department manufactures them until it can determine if the degree of…

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Governor Announces Intent to Delay Implementing Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Access Law

Measure 26 will legalize South Dakota medical marijuana South Dakota residents voted in favor of implementing Measure 26 on Election Day, an initiative aimed at legalizing medical marijuana across the…

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Switzerland Medical Cannabis Law Goes Live August 1

From August 1st, the Swiss Medical Cannabis Act will be officially enforced. The news is the result of an amendment to the Swiss Drug Law enacted by the Federal Parliament…

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Mississippi Senate Approves Alternate Medical Marijuana Program, Hours After Defeating It

Senate Mississippi approved an alternative bill for the medical marijuana program on Friday after failing to win a majority of three-fifths of the required votes early Thursday. The bill was…

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Missouri Medical Marijuana Patient Numbers Grow Steadily

As Missouri’s medical marijuana program continues to expand, so does the number of patients. Missouri Medical Marijuana Patients Missouri first launched its application to medical marijuana patients in June 2019,…

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ACHEM: The First-ever BIPOC Cannabis Medical Association

There is an urgent need in many respects to serve and repair communities most affected by the war on drugs and cannabis bans. It should be (especially) a top priority…

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Proposed Bill Would Prohibit Discrimination Against Missouri Parents for Medical Marijuana Use

Senate Bill 357, a newly proposed bill that bans family courts from discriminating parents participating in Missouri’s medical marijuana program, has become a topic of recent debate for state legislators.…

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Study Demonstrates There is No Evidence Medical Marijuana Laws Increase Underage Consumption

Proponents and cannabis enthusiasts have been working to legalize marijuana for years, but those who disagree often rely on the rally cry, “What about children?” It’s a difficult argument to…

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Licensing of West Virginia Medical Cannabis Testing Laboratory Announced

Earlier in the month, West Virginia Health and Human Resources, Public Health, Medical Cannabis, and Laboratory Services announced that Analabs Inc. had been granted a laboratory license to begin testing…

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Root 66 Medical Marijuana Dispensary Adds Second St. Louis Location in Dogtown – Plans of Third in St. Peters

After successfully opening the Tower Grove South location earlier this month, Route 66 Cannabis launched a second medical marijuana pharmacy just a few miles north of Dogtown. Route 66 Cannabis…

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Missouri Medical Marijuana Sales Top $2 Million Per Week

In the third week of March, Missouri saw the highest sales of medical marijuana ever. To date, state medical marijuana sales totaled $ 22.2 million, according to a report released…

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Argentine Supreme Court Endorses Medical Cannabis Home Grow

In cases that always resonate around the world, Argentine Supreme Court The parents of the sick children ruled that they were allowed to grow their own cannabis to treat their…

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Mississippi Medical Marijuana Initiative Overturned by Mayor and State Supreme Court

The Mississippi Supreme Court recently overturned Initiative 65, which would have established a strong medical marijuana program in Magnolia, with a shocking ruling that surprised marijuana supporters across the country.…

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Veto Threat Enough to Quiet Calls for Disclosure of Medical Marijuana Business Ownership in Missouri

Missouri House waived records to state regulators last Tuesday to legislative oversight to access information about who owns business licenses to grow, transport, and sell medical marijuana throughout the state.…

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Alabama Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

Alabama Governor Kay Ivy signed a law on Monday to legalize medical cannabis in the state. Medical marijuana legalized in Alabama After the Alabama Legislature passed the bill with 68-35…

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American Medical Association Adopts Cannabis Expungement Resolution

The American Medical Association announced last week that it has approved a resolution calling on states that have legalized or criminalized cannabis to clear records of arrests and convictions for…

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Group Submits Signatures to Get Medical Cannabis Measure on Nebraska Ballot

A group seeking to legalize medical cannabis in Nebraska submitted a ballot just below the ballot on Thursday, ending a campaign plagued by tragedy and financial hurdles. The state of…

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