Medical Marijuana

Croatia on Thursday legalized the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. Reuters
Oct 16, 2015
 

International Business Times -  Marijuana became legally available in Croatia for medical purposes Thursday. The decision to legalize followed a high-profile case in which a multiple sclerosis patient was jailed last year for growing the plant to ease his pain.

 
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Image via Science Alert
Sep 24, 2015
 

ScienceAlert - Trying to replicate the "Ferrari of the plant world".

 
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LeafLine Labs medical marijuana (Photo: LeafLineLabs)
Sep 21, 2015
 

KARE -   ST. PAUL, Minn. - Some medical marijuana patients in Minnesota are heading back to the black market due to high costs in the state's program.

 

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Medical Marijuana Recall
Sep 6, 2015
 

WCSH6 -  PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – The operator of four of Maine's eight medical marijuana dispensaries has voluntarily recalled two varieties of its cannabis due to high levels of microbes.

 
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Alessandro Bianchi / Reuters
Aug 31, 2015
 

The Atlantic -   A side effect of a federal drug law has left legal pot farmers without any approved pesticides—and as a result, many have turned to harmful chemicals to protect their crops.

 
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Marijuana plants (MLive.com File Photo)
Aug 28, 2015
 

MLive - LANSING, MI — A Michigan official has rejected a citizen petition and review panel recommendation to add autism to the list of conditions that qualify patients for medical marijuana use under state law.

 
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Aug 28, 2015
 

SF Gate -   CHICAGO (AP) — Supporters of an Illinois doctor who's in trouble for a marijuana recommendation say his case could have a chilling effect on other doctors' participation in the state's medical cannabis pilot program.

 
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Elizabeth Pincolini is a medical marijuana user and advocate, who aims to connect patients with doctors. Martin do Nascimento / News 21
Aug 17, 2015
 

NBC News -    BILLINGS, Mont. — Gone are the flashing green neon lights advertising $200 ounces of pot. Gone are the caravans of cannabis doctors who signed up hundreds of people in a single day.

 
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In this Wednesday, July 29, 2015 photo Kenney LaFauci, of Providence, R.I., head of cultivation at the Thomas C. Slater Compassion Center, inspects a marijuana plant in a growing room at the center, in Providence. It's been more than two years since the state authorized medical marijuana dispensaries, known as compassion centers, and began collecting revenue. Rhode Island officials say revenues from taxing and regulating medical marijuana have been lower than projected in the two years that dispensaries have been legal. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Aug 17, 2015
 

Washington Times -    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island officials say revenues from taxing and regulating medical marijuana have been lower than projected in the two years that dispensaries, also known as compassion centers, have been legal.

 
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Herbal Garden owner Louis Archuleta hands over a lotion and a spray to Lisa Dickerson at the Herbal Garden in Tacoma on Wednesday. The lotion and spray are for her chronic pain and help with sleeping — you don’t get high from both lotion and spray like you would get from smoking marijuana. Neither product has any side effects compared to the traditional medicines that she was taking before. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer
Aug 13, 2015
 

The News Tribune -  The city of Tacoma will mail letters Friday to more than 60 medical marijuana store owners telling them to close their doors within 45 days.

 
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