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1 hr ago | WWLP

Study: Medical marijuana states have fewer deaths

The study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at medical marijuana laws and death certificate data in all 50 states between 1999 and 2010.

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Related Topix: Greenfield, MA

5 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Recall fails over medical marijuana dispensaries

Four city councilors in the Jackson County city of Gold Hill have survived a recall vote over approving a license for a medical marijuana dispensary.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, OR, Gold Hill, OR, Grants Pass, OR

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Speakers: Iowa's Medical Marijuana Law Needs Work

Speakers at an administrative hearing say they're frustrated at the difficulty in obtaining a marijuana extract despite Iowa's new law.

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Related Topix: West Des Moines, IA

WWLP

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A company that lost its bid to open a medical marijuana dispensary wants a judge to overturn the state's decision.

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WFNT-AM Burton

Flint City Council Discusses Medical Marijuana Rules

At their meeting Monday night, the Flint City Council took up the issue of medical marijuana.

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Times-Standard

Colfax man arrested after deputies find 14 pounds of cannabis in his car

On Monday, at approximately 10 p.m., two Humboldt County Sheriff's Office deputies saw a white 1999 Chevy Monte Carlo driving erratically on U.S. Highway 101 in Orick.

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Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA, Prison, Orick, CA

ABC News

Colorado's Anti-Pot 'Lab Rat' Campaign Hits Snag

A provocative anti-marijuana campaign aimed at Colorado youths has angered marijuana activists for its tag line, "Don't Be a Lab Rat."

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Pro-Marijuana Group Planning State Fair Protest

Supporters of medical marijuana and industrial hemp are planning on staging a protest Friday that will begin at the South Dakota State Fair.

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ReporterHerald.com

Sarah Silverman took marijuana to Emmys

That's right. She had the grass, the herb, the chronic, the reefer, the stink weed, the Mary J, the ... Anyway, "Masters of Sex" actress told E! News during a red carpet interview she brought her phone, some gum and some marijuana.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, E! News, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

Science Daily

25 percent fewer opioid-related deaths in states allowing medical marijuana

On average, states allowing the medical use of marijuana have lower rates of deaths resulting from opioid analgesic overdoses than states without such laws.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

KFVS12

Illinois seeks medical marijuana board nominees

The new medical marijuana program in Illinois is looking for health professionals and patients to serve on an advisory board.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Sky high: Canadian marijuana firms soar on market debut

A marijuana plant stands amid a plantation discovered near San Quintin in Baja California state, Mexico, in July, 2011.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

MLive.com

Midday Muskegon headlines: Medical marijuana moratorium, armed pot robbery, Shoreline Jazz Fest

The biggest news coming out of the Muskegon City Commission this week is what it will not be voting on: a new medical marijuana ordinance.

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Related Topix: Muskegon, MI

TheBostonChannel.com

Marijuana laws may reduce painkiller abuse

States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Study: Medical pot might reduce drug overdose deaths

Access to medical marijuana appears to have saved thousands of lives over the past few years by reducing accidental overdose deaths from drugs like Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin, a new study says.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health, Pain

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Suge Knight won't face charges for alleged assault

He may have taken six bullets at Chris Brown's party on Sunday, but Suge Knight has one reason to be happy Monday.

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Related Topix: Opinion, Entertainment

Fox News

Marijuana travel: Avoid arrest

That's not the case anymore as "green" has taken on a new meaning with the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington-- and the corresponding increase in tourism to both states.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Philly.com

South Philly man comes to A.C. seeking marijuana advice for ailing mom

It was always just weed, grass or pot. No one ever called it marijuana when he was growing up in South Philly, and as far as Jeffrey Matteo knew, all it ever did was get you high, hungry and tired.

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Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Medical marijuana in Massachusetts is a mess

Former Rep. Bill Delahunt has applied for three licenses to open medical marijuana dispensaries, according to data released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Friday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

ABC News

Man accused of attack in Darwin's Mitchell Street 'had name tattooed on his back'

A man who allegedly took part in a vicious attack in Darwin has been rounded up by police after he took off his top and ran around, showing his name tattooed across his back.

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