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    GA: Medical Cannabis Bills To Be Read Under Gold Dome, One Leading To Referendum

    Savannah, Ga — Local lawmakers want voters to decide on medical marijuana if it should be grown in Georgia and sold to families who need it. The last major move for medical cannabis oil was in 2015 when it was legalized. Many issues remain though like growing it is illegal, so where would...
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    Q & A With State Rep. Allen Peake, Georgia's "Dean" Of Medical Marijuana

    Q: How did you wind up at the forefront of this very controversial issue? A: A reporter was talking to me about medical marijuana in 2014 and I said there was no way the Georgia Legislature would even consider medical marijuana. I had no interest in doing that so it's pretty much a dead issue...
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    CT: Families Celebrate Expansion Of Medical Marijuana Program For Children

    Families of pediatric medical marijuana patients were joined by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at Connecticut Children's Medical Center Thursday for a ceremonial signing of legislation to expand the state's medical marijuana program to include children. "We don't always get it right on the first...
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    IL: Free Prisoners From Pot Convictions

    Galesburg, Ill. Two recent events concerning imprisonment now lead to two key questions. Gov. Bruce Rauner on July 30 signed a bipartisan measure decriminalizing marijuana in Illinois, and Pres. Barack Obama on Aug. 3 commuted sentences for 214 inmates, mostly nonviolent offenders. So...
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    Nebraska Families 4 Medical Cannabis To Hold Fundraiser

    Families who are hoping to someday bring the issue of medical cannabis to a vote in Nebraska are hosting a fundraiser this weekend. Nebraska Families 4 Medical Cannabis will sponsor a family picnic at the Boat House Bar & Grill at Branched Oak Lake in Raymond from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday...
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    Nebraska Families 4 Medical Cannabis To Hold Fundraiser

    Families who are hoping to someday bring the issue of medical cannabis to a vote in Nebraska are hosting a fundraiser this weekend. Nebraska Families 4 Medical Cannabis will sponsor a family picnic at the Boat House Bar & Grill at Branched Oak Lake in Raymond from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday...
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    Many Families Celebrate As Pennsylvania Nears Legalization Of Medical Marijuana

    Medical marijuana is just a few steps away from legalization in Pennsylvania. The House voted 149 to 43 to approve the Senate bill Wednesday. After some tweaks, It's expected to easily pass the Senate. Many families with children dealing with chronic pain and conditions are celebrating the...
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    VA: Proponents Of Medical Marijuana Gather Outside General Assembly

    Patients and caretakers for Virginians with severe epilepsy gathered outside the General Assembly building Tuesday. They're asking lawmakers to help them gain easier access to medical marijuana. Last year, the legislature and governor agreed to provide legal protection at state level for...