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West Virginia Medical Marijuana Regulators Want Input From Residents Right Now

West Virginia Medical Marijuana Regulators Want Resident Input Right Now

West Virginia Medical Marijuana Regulators Want Resident Input Right Now

West Virginia medical marijuana may not be a reality for another two years, but state regulators are ready to start calculating the supply and demand needs of Mountain State patients.

Nevada Bill Would Vacate Convictions for Marijuana Possession

Nevada Bill Would Vacate Convictions for Marijuana Possession

Nevada residents convicted of simple marijuana possession could get a new lease on life if one state lawmaker gets his way. Introduced by Assemblyman William McCurdy II, Assembly Bill 259 would vacate the convictions of Nevada residents who had been caught with one ounce or less of marijuana before Jan. 1, 2017.

Oakland

Oakland Greenlights Dispensary Equity Permit Program

On May 17, 2016, Oakland City Council approved the Dispensary Equity Permit Program, a program that requires half of new dispensary permits to be reserved for residents of East Oakland or those convicted of a marijuana-related offense within the past 10 years.

Hospitalizations

Study Suggests Link Between Medical Marijuana and Hospitalizations

By now most people accept that the “Reefer Madness” depiction of marijuana is ludicrous, but many still question the medical safety of marijuana; and a new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence only serves to stoke those fires.

vineyard

Federal-State Guidelines Clash as Martha’s Vineyard Considers Cannabis

As states all over the country begin to change and then implement their own marijuana laws, either for a medical or recreational market, clashes with federal law continue to occur, and in some of the strangest waters—in some cases quite literally.

New Book

New York City Spreads Knowledge of the Compassionate Care Act Through Cannabis Education Luncheon

Since New York passed the Compassionate Care Act, there’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the state and its upcoming medical cannabis program and the benefits of medicinal marijuana.


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