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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Marchers press for medical marijuana

Marchers on Sunday celebrated a partial victory in Missouri, but pushed for legalization of medical marijuana in Missouri and Kansas, KSHB reports.

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7 hrs ago | WBNS

Correction: Marijuana Research-Professor Fired

In a story July 18 about a marijuana researcher who was fired from the University of Arizona, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the university is looking for a new researcher who can raise more money.

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Related Topix: Drugs, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

10 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Poll: Coloradans say no to pot in bars and clubs

Voters in the first state to allow the sale of recreational marijuana say pot use should be limited to the home or members-only clubs, with no lighting up in bars or clubs, according to a new poll.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Autos

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

State to discuss medical marijuana rules Aug. 1

The Florida Department of Health's Office of Compassionate Use will hold a second public meeting Aug. 1 to discuss potential medical marijuana regulations in Florida.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

15 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

Medical Marijuana for Kids Approved

Gov. Quinn has signed legislation that will allow minors with epilepsy to use medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pat Quinn, US Governors

19 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry

The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice and awareness spreads about the best ways to deliver the drug.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Life, Food, Candy

23 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Kansas governor's foes watching primary race

But Brownback's foes now see the Aug. 5 election fortunes of Winn, who owns a Wichita-area property management company, as a barometer of the governor's vulnerability in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Drugs, US Governors

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Paper to correct story on Arizona's London Bridge

A British tabloid will issue a correction Monday for a story stating Arizona's own London Bridge could be bulldozed to make way for drug tourism, Lake Havasu City officials said.

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Related Topix: Lake Havasu City, AZ, Drugs

Reuters

Illinois legalizes medical marijuana for children with seizures

Illinois children and adults with epilepsy will soon be allowed to use marijuana to ease their symptoms under a law signed on Sunday by Democratic Governor Pat Quinn, the latest in a series of measures loosening restrictions on cannabis by U.S. states.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Switched

Fired Professor Suzanne Sisley Isn't Giving Up On Marijuana Research

Veterans, medical marijuana activists and scientists welcomed the first federally approved research into pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Related Topix: Drugs, University of Arizona

Post and Courier

Mark Sanford supports opening up banking for the marijuana states

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford last week supported two congressional amendments that would allow pot sellers in states with legalized recreational marijuana to gain full access to the federal banking system.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mark Sanford, US Governors, US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham

Sunherald.com

Quinn to OK cannabis use for kids with epilepsy

The bill would add epilepsy to the list of treatable diseases in Illinois' medical cannabis pilot program.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Family, Kids, Drugs

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bradenton.com

Bradenton Herald-State College of Florida's next Community Conversation on medical marijuana

The Bradenton Herald and State College of Florida are pleased to announce a dynamic lineup of panelists for a Community Conversation about the medical marijuana amendment on the November ballot.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Bradenton, FL, Florida, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Edmonton Journal

Medical marijuana in Vancouver: Easy to get, easy to buy

Edmonton Journal Content Editor Kathy Kerr outlines four stories of interest to Journal readers this week.

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Related Topix: Canada

Northwest Florida Daily News

Local opinion on marijuana is a no-grow

When "compassionate cannabis" legislation passed in Florida this year, it did so with a stipulation that only nurseries in business for 30 years or more would be allowed to cultivate the non-euphoric strain of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Florida, Panama City, FL, Opinion

The Arizona Republic

Marijuana edibles

Chef Alex Tretter carries a tray of cannabis-infused peanut butter and jelly cups to the oven for baking, at Sweet Grass Kitchen, a well-established gourmet marijuana edibles bakery which sells its confections to retail outlets, in Denver.

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Related Topix: Quincy, MA, Berlin, MA

Kent Reporter

Kent could get $350,000 per year from retail marijuana sales taxes

The city of Kent could get an estimated $350,000 per year in sales tax revenue if it allowed three recreational marijuana stores to operate.

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Related Topix: Kent, WA

Patch.com

Marijuana Money? U.S. House Says You Can Take it to the Bank

By Thompson Wall The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure Wednesday that bars treasury and security regulators from penalizing banks for working with legal marijuana businesses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News, US Treasury, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ed Perlmutter, Illinois, Representative John Fleming, Republican

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Bomb or bong? Seattle bomb squad learns mystery package outside hotel room held lots of pot

What some might consider really good room service drew the Seattle police bomb squad when a lumpy plastic-wrapped package was found outside a vacant room at a downtown hotel.

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Bellingham Herald

Medical marijuana researcher fired by university

But their hopes for the research were dashed when the University of Arizona fired researcher Suzanne Sisley, who undertook the study after clearing four years of bureaucratic hurdles.

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Related Topix: Drugs, University of Arizona, Drug Enforcement Administration

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