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  1. Ron Strider

    FL: Judge Sets Hearing In 'No Smoke' Medical Marijuana Case

    A Tallahassee judge will hear argument on whether to throw out Orlando attorney John Morgan's lawsuit over the ban on smoking medical marijuana. Circuit Judge Karen Gievers scheduled a Jan. 25 hearing on the state's motion to dismiss, court records show. The suit originally was filed in...
  2. Ron Strider

    FL: Attorney Plans Lawsuit To Allow Smoking Of Medical Marijuana

    The Florida Legislature's passage of a bill to enact the state's constitutional amendment expanding the use of medical marijuana has ended one chapter in the battle over setting up regulations for the nascent industry. But pro-pot supporters say it doesn't go far enough. Once Gov. Rick Scott...
  3. Ron Strider

    FL: John Morgan's Next Target: Swaying The Trump administration On Pot

    Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan scored a big win this week as state lawmakers passed a medical marijuana bill, which Gov. Rick Scott plans to sign. Morgan bankrolled two political campaigns to legalize medical pot, finally succeeding in 2016. And though he plans to sue the state over a smoking...
  4. Ron Strider

    FL: John Morgan "Prepared To Invest $100M" In Medical Marijuana

    John Morgan spent nearly $7 million pushing two statewide ballot initiatives to expand medical marijuana throughout the state of Florida. But that's a drop in the bucket compared to what the wealthy Orlando attorney and possible gubernatorial candidate says he's prepared to invest in the...
  5. Ron Strider

    Women Play Leading Role In Emerging Marijuana Businesses In Washington State

    Shilo Morgan, co-owner of the Lucky Leaf Co. marijuana shop, prides herself on running a clean family business. Working in the shop with her are her brother, Ben Turento, and cousins Sergio Deleon and Justin Fulten. "When you come in it's like a family feel," Morgan said. She is among a...
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    PA: Medical Marijuana Farm Proposed For West Pottsgrove

    West Pottsgrove - A proposal to construct a 100,000-square-foot indoor medical marijuana growing facility on the site of the former Stanley G. Flagg Brass plant in Stowe will not be opposed by the township commissioners. That's thanks to a unanimous vote taken at Wednesday night's work...
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    AK: First Marijuana Business In Petersburg Approved By State

    The Marijuana Control Board met all day and didn't take up the Petersburg license until late in the afternoon. But when it did the decision didn't take long. The board considered about 20 license applications that day and asked several questions about some of them. But SE Moog Droog's owner...
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    ND Medical Marijuana Still Months Away With No Set Timeline, Despite Deadline

    Fargo - North Dakota's new medical marijuana law will not take effect on Thursday, Dec. 8 - the date specified by law - because officials are grappling with the measure's complexity and sometimes contradictory provisions. "We have not committed to any time frame yet," said Arvy Smith, the...
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    Could Marijuana Compound CBD Help NFL Players With Pain?

    Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan has earned his living with brutal hits on the football field. But the husband and father of two would like to prevent those hits from haunting him in the future. "I love the game. Don't get me wrong. But we didn't know at the time what the inherent...
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    FL: Marijuana High Among Morgan's Priorities

    Quick. Someone call Morgan and Morgan. I think I have a case. For months, years even, we've been told the effort to legalize medical marijuana in Florida was in no way, shape or form a precursor to legalizing recreational use. It was all about ending the suffering of seriously ill...
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    FL: Medical Marijuana Battle Not Over Yet, Opponents Say

    Orlando, Fl. - Amendment Two has passed, but opponents say the battle isn't over. They're asking lawmakers to put limitations in place and they have concerns about some people using medical marijuana at work. Dr. Jessica Spencer, with Vote No on 2, said people in certain professions...
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    FL: Medical Marijuana Battle Not Over Yet, Opponents Say

    Orlando, Fl. - Amendment Two has passed, but opponents say the battle isn't over. They're asking lawmakers to put limitations in place and they have concerns about some people using medical marijuana at work. Dr. Jessica Spencer, with Vote No on 2, said people in certain professions...
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    Florida's Medical Marijuana Amendment - What Happens Next?

    Tallahassee, FL - Floridians eager to be able to use medical marijuana to treat debilitating health conditions won big victory at the polls Tuesday, but that doesn't mean doctors will start writing prescriptions any time soon. Before the first prescriptions are filled, the state of Florida...
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    Florida's Medical Marijuana Amendment - What Happens Next?

    Tallahassee, FL - Floridians eager to be able to use medical marijuana to treat debilitating health conditions won big victory at the polls Tuesday, but that doesn't mean doctors will start writing prescriptions any time soon. Before the first prescriptions are filled, the state of Florida...
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    FL: John Morgan Credits Voter Turnout For Medical Marijuana Approval

    Florida voters approved a state constitutional amendment Tuesday to legalize medical marijuana, broadening access to pot beyond the limited therapeutic uses approved by the legislature two years ago. Currently, the law allows non-smoked, low-THC pot for patients with cancer or ailments that...
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    FL: John Morgan Credits Voter Turnout For Medical Marijuana Approval

    Florida voters approved a state constitutional amendment Tuesday to legalize medical marijuana, broadening access to pot beyond the limited therapeutic uses approved by the legislature two years ago. Currently, the law allows non-smoked, low-THC pot for patients with cancer or ailments that...
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    ND: Measure 5 - What It Means For You?

    Fargo, N.D. - North Dakotan's will decide if the state should legalize medical marijuana in addition to choosing a President on November 8th. Measure 5 is 34 pages in length and also called the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act. If approved it would legalize the use of medical marijuana...
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    ND: Measure 5 - What It Means For You?

    Fargo, N.D. - North Dakotan's will decide if the state should legalize medical marijuana in addition to choosing a President on November 8th. Measure 5 is 34 pages in length and also called the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act. If approved it would legalize the use of medical marijuana...
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    Derrick Morgan Doesn't Want To Get High, He Wants To Save His Brain

    Derrick Morgan says he has never been diagnosed with a concussion. Yet as the 27-year-old prepared for the relatively quiet months between his sixth and seventh NFL seasons, he had two priorities: working toward his MBA at the University of Miami, and finding a way to preserve his brain so...
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    Titans' Derrick Morgan Wants NFL To Study Health Benefits Of Cannabis

    Nashville, Tennessee - Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan has joined Eugene Monroe in asking the NFL to research cannabis' potential benefits on long-term health. "I feel like the NFL has a responsibility to look into it, to delegate time and money to research this for its players," Morgan told...