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  1. Ron Strider

    Patients Report Good Outcomes With Medical Pot Use

    Medical cannabis users reported better "clinically meaningful" health outcomes than non-users, and epilepsy sufferers in particular reported health improvements after using medical cannabis, according to researchers here. In a survey-based study, users of medical cannabis reported...
  2. Ron Strider

    Three New Studies Bust Marijuana Myths

    Allegations surrounding the supposed dangers of pot are frequently reported and repeated without criticism. But these new studies cast serious doubts on three of the more prominent marijuana myths. Cannabis dispensaries aren't crime magnets Claims that marijuana retailers attract crime are...
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    DEA Chief: "Marijuana Is Not Medicine"

    Drug Enforcement Administration acting chief Chuck Rosenberg declared Thursday "marijuana is not a medicine," saying the government must "stick to the science" on the issue, the Washington Examiner reported. Speaking at the Cleveland Clinic, Rosenberg reiterated FDA guidance during the Obama...
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    ME: Freeport Imposes 180-Day Moratorium On Marijuana Businesses

    Freeport is the latest Maine community to enact a moratorium on recreational marijuana establishments and social clubs. The Forecaster reported that the Freeport Town Council approved a six-month moratorium on Tuesday, almost a month after imposing a similar moratorium on medical marijuana...
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    CA: Cannabis Industry Dollars Continue To Flow To Campaigns

    The cannabis industry continues to be the focus of significant campaign funding in Calaveras County in the final weeks before the Nov. 8 election, with the industry continuing to outraise its opponents, according to recent campaign finance reports. Two anti-commercial cannabis organizations...
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    Marijuana Seizures Decline In 2015

    Seizures of indoor and outdoor cannabis crops by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) fell in 2015, according to annual data compiled by the US Drug Enforcement Administration. According to the DEA's Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Statistical Report, agents eradicated 4.25...
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    Most Patients Report Benefits From Medical Cannabis

    Most medical cannabis patients who completed a survey reported benefits from the medication, according to the results of a voluntary survey of patients enrolled in Minnesota's medical cannabis program during its first three months. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) survey asked...
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    Most Patients Report Benefits From Medical Cannabis

    Most medical cannabis patients who completed a survey reported benefits from the medication, according to the results of a voluntary survey of patients enrolled in Minnesota's medical cannabis program during its first three months. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) survey asked...
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    Delaware: New Medical Dispensaries Set To Open In 2016

    On Dec. 2, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services began to accept proposals for nonprofit companies to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in several counties in the state, Delaware Public Media reported. The deadline is March 30 so that two centers can open by fall 2016, the...
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    Delaware: New Medical Dispensaries Set To Open In 2016

    On Dec. 2, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services began to accept proposals for nonprofit companies to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in several counties in the state, Delaware Public Media reported. The deadline is March 30 so that two centers can open by fall 2016, the...