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  1. Ron Strider

    NM: Medical Marijuana Enrollment Sees Record 77 Percent Increase

    Patient enrollment in New Mexico's medical cannabis program reached 45,347 as of Nov. 30, a 77 percent increase and a 19,650 net patient gain over the same period last year. On an annual basis, this is the highest percentage gain and the greatest net patient increase since the inception of the...
  2. Ron Strider

    PA: Patient Evaluations For Medical Marijuana Start Friday In Pittsburgh

    A medical cannabis health care network will begin taking appointments to certify and evaluate patients in Pittsburgh on Friday. Nearly 200,000 patients are estimated to qualify for Pennsylvania medical marijuana cards under the Department of Health registry that was announced in November...
  3. Ron Strider

    HI: Medical School Hosts First Seminar On Medical Marijuana

    The medical school at the University of Hawaii held its first seminar on medical marijuana with a panel of doctors and lawyers discussing the drug and the regulations governing its use. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the panel shared highlights of research on the topic to an audience...
  4. Ron Strider

    Pennsylvania Proposes $50 Fee For Medical Marijuana Patient & Caregiver IDs

    Applying for a medical marijuana identification card would cost Pennsylvania residents $50 under patient and caregiver registry regulations the state Department of Health is proposing. "Every day, we hear from patients who are desperately waiting for this program to be fully implemented,"...
  5. Ron Strider

    PA: What Patients Must Do To Access Medical Marijuana

    The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued a draft version of temporary regulations Monday for state residents who are considering taking part in the state's medical marijuana program. Seventeen conditions will qualify patients, among them terminal illness, cancer, PTSD, glaucoma, autism...
  6. Ron Strider

    RI: Court Expected To Rule On Town's Medical Marijuana Ordinance

    A Superior Court judge is expected to rule Monday on whether a Rhode Island town can create its own medical marijuana ordinance that is stricter than state law. The town of Smithfield wants to limit the amount of marijuana a patient or caregiver is allowed to grow to significantly less than...
  7. Ron Strider

    420 Artist of the Month: Damian Marley

    Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley is a Jamaican reggae artist. Damian is the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley. Damian was 2 years old when his father died; he is the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. Damian’s nickname Junior Gong is derived from his...
  8. Ron Strider

    Ireland: Consultants Yet To Seek Licenses For Cannabis Treatments

    No consultant has applied for a license to use medicinal cannabis to treat a patient, Health Minister Simon Harris has confirmed, Evelyn Ring. "I know there are difficult cases out there and I know that, at a human level, our hearts would go out to anybody in a difficult case," said Mr...
  9. Ron Strider

    MA: Governor Baker Cautious About Federal Medical Marijuana Requests

    The federal government is asking the state of Massachusetts to turn over information on the 40,000 patients who were prescribed medical marijuana. The request coming from the White House's National Marijuana initiative has Governor Charlie Baker concerned. Some of the data requested is...
  10. P

    New north east USA grower - Med use patient

    My ? Is there certain strains that do better in colder climates? I am approved to grow in my basement but it doesn't have adequate heating so even with space heater it still hangs 55/60's I'm starting with 2 dance halls sativa and 3 Og kush indica dominate they are clones so I can flower fast if...
  11. Ron Strider

    NM: Medical Cannabis Program Sees Record Patient Growth

    The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program's patient enrollment has seen its fastest growth yet, climbing by 15,357 patients or 53 percent in the first six months alone of 2017. The 44,403 current program enrollment is on track to increase by an annualized rate of 103 percent, to nearly 60,000...
  12. Ron Strider

    FL: Ocala Business Assists Patients Seeking Medical Marijuana

    Florida’s legalization of medical marijuana is trickling down to Marion County. Both city of Ocala and Marion County officials have created ordinances establishing rules for dispensaries, should any ever set up shop here. Meanwhile, Medical Marijuana Doctors has opened its fourth Florida office...
  13. BUSHMASTERAR

    Just saying Hi for the first time

    Well I've been here for awhile but just reading. I'm a medical cannabis patient and glad to have made the switch away from prescription pain meds. :volcano-smiley:
  14. K

    Lucy Haslam On Medicinal Cannabis In Australia

    Lucy Haslam is a Tamworth advocate and mother who has campaigned for the legalisation of medical cannabis after her son, Dan, was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Dan passed away in 2015, but his story sparked a national conversation about medicinal cannabis use. Mrs Haslam penned this letter...
  15. K

    This Map Shows Where To Find Your Closest Medical Marijuana Doctor In Florida

    Even though Amendment 2 passed in November, the state's new cannabis cure system is far from completion. But, at least you can find a medical marijuana-qualified physician near you for when that time comes. Under Amendment 2, which went into effect Jan. 3, 2017, physicians must complete...
  16. K

    NY: Make Medical Marijuana Accessible To Patients, Advocate Says

    The problems with New York's medical marijuana program are well documented. From the day the Compassionate Care Act was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, patient advocates knew that the law – a compromise born of a nearly 20 year struggle – was seriously flawed. Those flaws are numerous, and...
  17. K

    MA: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application Before Deerfield Planning Board

    Deerfield - The town of Deerfield may be one step closer to getting its own medical marijuana dispensary. New England Patient Network has submitted a preliminary site plan to the Deerfield Planning Board, according to town officials. The matter was discussed at the board's Jan. 3 meeting. The...
  18. Dan Ultra

    How to Become a Patient in Wyoming

    Becoming a patient in Wyoming Becoming a Patient Under HB 32 Registering for protections under HB 32 requires that a patient (or their parent or legal guardian) complete an application and the patient's neurologist complete two additional forms: a written certification and a patient...
  19. K

    Medical Marijuana Available To Floridians Starting Today

    Sarasota - Today marks the first day Florida patients have access to medical marijuana, and local doctors are preparing for the influx of patients the new law is expected to bring. But, don't expect doctors to be handing out marijuana immediately. There are strict rules in place that make...
  20. K

    NH: Medical Pot Program May Grow In 2017

    The state's medical marijuana program has been up and running for nearly eight months, and now some lawmakers are looking to expand the program in 2017. Eleven Legislative Service Requests (LSRs) for the upcoming session – requests submitted by legislators to have bills drafted – relate to...