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breaking Cannabis, Medical Marijuana and Hemp News The Latest Cannabis, Medical Marijuana and Hemp News
updated: Wed Jan 17 12:16:53 PST 2018

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cannabis (marijuana) product or use

[2]: Jack in the Box cooks up 'Munchie Meals' for California stoners - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Jack in the Box is creating these new Munchie Meals as part of a team-up with Snoop Dogg's pot-themed lifestyle website. (Wed Jan 17 11:15:44 2018 PST)

[2]: 200 grams of marijuana seized in Salisbury drug bust: Police
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delmarvanow - (US) Salisbury drug bust: Police A drug bust at a Salisbury home resulted in four arrests over the weekend and the recovery of more than 200 grams of marijuana, pol... (Wed Jan 17 11:14:03 2018 PST)

[2]: Ganja worth RM180,000 seized from Pasir Gudang couple (Updated)
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thesundaily.my - (Malaysia) Ganja worth RM180000 seized from Pasir Gudang couple (Updated) He said the man who is jobless tested positive for syabu while his wifeb s drugb s test was negative. (Wed Jan 17 11:13:31 2018 PST)

[2]: Police detain couple for possessing eight kg of ganja
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thesundaily.my - (Malaysia) Police detain couple for possessing eight kg of ganja A married couple believed to be ganja traffickers, were picked up in a raid at a house in Kampung Sinaran, Kempas near here last night. North Johor Bahru police chief... (Wed Jan 17 11:13:31 2018 PST)

[2]: Sting detains 5 suspected drug traffickers in Selangor, seizes 206kg ganja: IGP
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thesundaily.my - (Malaysia) Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar in his official Twitter said the suspects were detained by Bukit Aman's Special Tactical Intelligence Narcotics Group (STING). (Wed Jan 17 11:13:31 2018 PST)

[2]: Bukit Aman 'stings' ambitious plan of drug syndicate attempting comeback in Selangor, RM1m ganja seized
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thesundaily.my - (Malaysia) Bukit Aman 'stings' ambitious plan of drug syndicate attempting comeback in Selangor, RM1m ganja seized Bukit Aman 'stings' ambitious plan of drug syndicate attempting comeback in Selangor, RM1m ganja seized Last Wednesday, Bukit Aman's Special Tactical Intelligence Narcot... (Wed Jan 17 11:13:31 2018 PST)

[2]: Police cripple drug trafficking network via WeChat
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thesundaily.my - (Malaysia) Police cripple drug trafficking network via WeChat Police have busted a drug trafficking network which uses WeChat application as a medium to find customers in several raids around Selangor since Dec 2. (Wed Jan 17 11:13:31 2018 PST)

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marijuana industry news

[2]: Legal recreational pot in California: What you need to know - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Here's a snapshot of how the market will work and how the state will regulate a pot economy estimated to be worth $7 billion: California voted to legalize in 2016. (Wed Jan 17 11:15:44 2018 PST) [also baltimoresun9423]

[2]: Recreational Marijuana Articles, Photos, and Videos - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Videos - Baltimore Sun Recreational Marijuana AG Frosh joins call for allowing banks to support medical marijuana Frosh and other state attorneys general want Congress to support legislation that would open the banking system to the medical or recreational marijuana business in states where those industries are legal. (Wed Jan 17 11:15:44 2018 PST) [also baltimoresun8033]

UK: UK drug dealers are playing doctor by prescribing cannabis - Metro News
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metro - (US) UK drug dealers are playing doctor by prescribing cannabis ! Metro News shares Cannabis dealers in the UK are weed to treat illnesses UK dealers are now playing doctor by prescribing weed for ailments (Picture: Getty) UK drug dealers are now giving their customers ‘. (Wed Jan 17 10:10:28 2018 PST)

OH: Editorial roundup - Troy Daily News
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tdn-net - (US) The U.S. is in the middle of an opioid epidemic. Studies have found states that have legalized marijuana have seen a decrease in opioid-related deaths. (Tue Jan 16 18:41:13 2018 PST)

TOP: What voters really mean when they say they support marijuana legalization
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philly - (US) Actually want is more nuanced than it might appear. Some of the poll respondents who had previously expressed support for legalization assumed they were being asked about the legality of medical marijuana or of personal marijuana possession. (Tue Jan 16 14:04:46 2018 PST)

TOP: Following marijuana legalization, teen drug use is down sharply in Colorado
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philly - (US) Teen drug use is down sharply in Colorado Following marijuana legalization. (Tue Jan 16 14:04:46 2018 PST)

UK: Three hundred pigeons lead police to Mersey cannabis farm just yards from police station - Liverpool Echo
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liverpoolecho - Three hundred pigeons lead police to Mersey cannabis farm just yards from police station - Liverpool Echo Three hundred pigeons lead police to Mersey cannabis farm just yards from police station Police uncovered weed farm yards from station after noticing how birds were keeping warm on the roof cannabis farm Around 300 birds were attracted to heat emanating from lights set up in the skunk factory in They found 14 ... (Tue Jan 16 10:10:17 2018 PST)

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[2]: Self styled healer 'Dr Ganja' nabbed by cops
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thesundaily.my - (Malaysia) Yaba pills and 2630620 Eramin 5 pills) were seized from the beginning of the year. (Wed Jan 17 11:13:31 2018 PST)

PHILIPPINES: Greece set to allow medical cannabis use - Inquirer Lifestyle
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lifestyle.inquirer - Greece set to allow medical cannabis use ! Inquirer Lifestyle Greece set to allow medical cannabis use Over a dozen EU countries have authorized the use of cannabis for medical purposes Greece’. (Mon Jan 15 08:05:43 2018 PST)

CANADA: New cryptocurrency for medical cannabis industry still hazy: economists - Toronto Sun
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torontosun - (US) Is hoping its cryptocurrency called. PerksCoin Tokens will be the future of buying and selling pot. The idea is that the funds. (Mon Jan 15 02:49:29 2018 PST)

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bendbulletin - Hemp farmer Yon Olsen checks on hemp growing in a barn at the Cascadia farm east of Bend Jan. 10, 2018. Claudia Olsen, left, and her husband Yon Olsen, look over hemp bagged up and being stored in a barn at their Cascadia farm east of Bend Jan. 10, 2018. Claudia Olsen, left, and her husband Yon Olsen look over a portion of fields used to grow hemp at Cascadia farm east of Be... (Sun Jan 14 21:16:41 2018 PST) [also bendbulletin6897, bendbulletin6898, bendbulletin6899]

OR: In the shadow of marijuana, hemp industry is starting to develop; Hemp growing quickly in Deschutes County, Oregon
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bendbulletin - Hemp industry is starting to develop. Hemp industry is starting to develop In the shadow of marijuana. Hemp industry is starting to develop Hemp farmer Yon Olsen checks on hemp growing in a barn at the Cascadia farm east of Bend Jan. 10. It doesnb t have the same regulatory format. So web re allowed to have fun and scale to levels that no one has ever been able to in the history of cannabis production.b Marijuana. (Sun Jan 14 21:16:41 2018 PST)

INTERNATIONAL: Israeli medical cannabis is flying high - HEALTH and SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post
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jpost - (US) Israeli medical cannabis is flying high - HEALTH & SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post Israeli medical cannabis is flying high Finance and Health ministries jointly to approve export of medical marijuana Can medical marijuana revive Israelb s kibbutz movement? It was perhaps apt that the conference organized by the Hadassah Medical Organization earlier this month focused on medical cannabis used to relieve human suffering. (Fri Jan 12 01:04:39 2018 PST)

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cannabis for medical use

[2]: Legal recreational pot in California: What you need to know - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Here's a snapshot of how the market will work and how the state will regulate a pot economy estimated to be worth $7 billion: California voted to legalize in 2016. (Wed Jan 17 11:15:44 2018 PST) [also baltimoresun9423]

[2]: Recreational Marijuana Articles, Photos, and Videos - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Videos - Baltimore Sun Recreational Marijuana AG Frosh joins call for allowing banks to support medical marijuana Frosh and other state attorneys general want Congress to support legislation that would open the banking system to the medical or recreational marijuana business in states where those industries are legal. (Wed Jan 17 11:15:44 2018 PST) [also baltimoresun8033]

[2]: DelmarvaNow.com - Business
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delmarvanow - (US) All in family for West OC marijuana dispensary All in family for West OC... (Wed Jan 17 11:14:03 2018 PST)

UK: UK drug dealers are playing doctor by prescribing cannabis - Metro News
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metro - (US) UK drug dealers are playing doctor by prescribing cannabis ! Metro News shares Cannabis dealers in the UK are weed to treat illnesses UK dealers are now playing doctor by prescribing weed for ailments (Picture: Getty) UK drug dealers are now giving their customers ‘. (Wed Jan 17 10:10:28 2018 PST)

UK: Pro-marijuana activists light up joints outside the White House calling for legalisation - The Independent
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independent - (US) New Jersey and Maine have legislation in place for marijuana in schools MarijuanaB activists have lit up spliffs in front of the White House in Washington DC in protest at federal laws on cannabis.B Whoopi Goldberg launches medical marijuana products for period pain Marijuana legalisation in US dents drug cartel profits Lack of sleep can cause b marijuana munchiesb and lead to weight gain The group organising... (Wed Jan 17 10:06:51 2018 PST)

UK: Brit husband of dead wife 'was smuggling cannabis oil' - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (US) Brit husband of dead wife 'was smuggling cannabis oil' ! Daily Mail Online Revealed: Husband of British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was 'exporting cannabis e-cigarettes' from Spain as footage shows police searching his office He has now been accused of smuggling cannabis e-cigarettes from his officeB The husband of a British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was allegedly exporting cannabis e-ciga... (Wed Jan 17 10:02:35 2018 PST)

FL: Fort Myers temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples, Florida
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abc-7 - (US) Fort Myers temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Fort Myers temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Fort Myers temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Fort Myers temporarily bans medic... (Tue Jan 16 20:11:10 2018 PST)

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cannabis dispensary news

cannabis dispensary news

[2]: DelmarvaNow.com - Business
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delmarvanow - (US) All in family for West OC marijuana dispensary All in family for West OC... (Wed Jan 17 11:14:03 2018 PST)

UK: Brit husband of dead wife 'was smuggling cannabis oil' - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (US) Brit husband of dead wife 'was smuggling cannabis oil' ! Daily Mail Online Revealed: Husband of British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was 'exporting cannabis e-cigarettes' from Spain as footage shows police searching his office He has now been accused of smuggling cannabis e-cigarettes from his officeB The husband of a British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was allegedly exporting cannabis e-ciga... (Wed Jan 17 10:02:35 2018 PST)

FL: Fort Myers temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples, Florida
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abc-7 - (US) Fort Myers temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Fort Myers temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Fort Myers temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Fort Myers temporarily bans medic... (Tue Jan 16 20:11:10 2018 PST)

OH: City Council to weigh in on medical marijuana dispensary in West Toledo - The Blade
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toledoblade - (US) A local investment group is one step closer to converting a former veterinary clinic on Sylvania Avenue into a medical marijuana dispensary. (Tue Jan 16 18:39:59 2018 PST)

OH: Stories based on tag - The Blade
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toledoblade - (US) Toledo council gives Glass City Alternatives the go-ahead to open medical marijuana dispensary Toledo council gives Glass City Alternatives the go-ahead to open medical mariju... (Tue Jan 16 18:39:59 2018 PST) [also toledoblade13213]

OR: KLDR - Local News
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kldr - (US) The non-compliant dispensaries were Hijinx Cannabis Company and Cannabiz Experience in Medford as well as Rogue River Herbal and Rogue River Cannabis in the City of Rogue River. (Mon Jan 15 21:52:00 2018 PST)

OR: Medical Marijuana Conference Coming to Eugene - KLCC
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klcc - (US) Medical Marijuana Conference Coming to Eugene ! KLCC Medical Marijuana Conference Coming to Eugene Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference Johnson:B "Time will show that the marijuana industry creates jobs. (Mon Jan 15 21:51:21 2018 PST)

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[2]: Legal recreational pot in California: What you need to know - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Here's a snapshot of how the market will work and how the state will regulate a pot economy estimated to be worth $7 billion: California voted to legalize in 2016. (Wed Jan 17 11:15:44 2018 PST) [also baltimoresun9423]

[2]: Jack in the Box cooks up 'Munchie Meals' for California stoners - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Jack in the Box is creating these new Munchie Meals as part of a team-up with Snoop Dogg's pot-themed lifestyle website. (Wed Jan 17 11:15:44 2018 PST)

[2]: Recreational Marijuana Articles, Photos, and Videos - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Videos - Baltimore Sun Recreational Marijuana AG Frosh joins call for allowing banks to support medical marijuana Frosh and other state attorneys general want Congress to support legislation that would open the banking system to the medical or recreational marijuana business in states where those industries are legal. (Wed Jan 17 11:15:44 2018 PST) [also baltimoresun8033]

UK: Can we just get on with it and legalise cannabis in the UK please? - Metro News
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metro - (US) Why cannabis oil is better than prescription painkillers There is something very odd about the fact that being caught with some cannabis for personal use can land you with anything from a warning. (Wed Jan 17 10:10:28 2018 PST)

UK: Pro-marijuana activists light up joints outside the White House calling for legalisation - The Independent
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independent - (US) New Jersey and Maine have legislation in place for marijuana in schools MarijuanaB activists have lit up spliffs in front of the White House in Washington DC in protest at federal laws on cannabis.B Whoopi Goldberg launches medical marijuana products for period pain Marijuana legalisation in US dents drug cartel profits Lack of sleep can cause b marijuana munchiesb and lead to weight gain The group organising... (Wed Jan 17 10:06:51 2018 PST)

CANADA: Sex, drugs and Liberals: Members call for decriminalizing prostitution, illicit drugs at Liberal Party policy convention - Toronto Sun
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torontosun - (US) Liberal MPs are pushing the government to go much further: eliminate criminal penalties for simple possession and consumption of all illicit drugs. (Wed Jan 17 02:39:31 2018 PST) [also nugget.ca14172]

CANADA: Impaired driving to rise July 1 -- expert - North Bay Nugget
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nugget - (Canada) 'The fact that it (marijuana) causes less harm than alcohol is hardly a ringing endorsement' The legalization of marijuana on July 1 will lead to an increase in the number of impaired drivers. (Wed Jan 17 02:25:56 2018 PST)

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reefer madness news

reefer madness

[2]: Recreational Marijuana Articles, Photos, and Videos - Baltimore Sun
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baltimoresun - (US) Videos - Baltimore Sun Recreational Marijuana AG Frosh joins call for allowing banks to support medical marijuana Frosh and other state attorneys general want Congress to support legislation that would open the banking system to the medical or recreational marijuana business in states where those industries are legal. (Wed Jan 17 11:15:44 2018 PST)

CANADA: Outlaw motorcycle gangs growing in Halifax area, more officers needed: RCMP - The Chronicle Herald
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thechronicleherald - The RCMP's request cites a number of other reasons more officers are needed, including the upcoming legalization of cannabis, and an increase in mental health calls and cyber... (Wed Jan 17 02:15:44 2018 PST)

TOP: Barack Obama Articles, Photos, and Videos - The Morning Call
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mcall - (US) Encouraging them to enforce federal pot laws even where states have legalized the drug. (Mon Jan 15 14:20:58 2018 PST)

TOP: Legalization of marijuana for adults poses problems for people dealing with teens - Chicago Tribune
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chicagotribune - (US) Recreational marijuana is now legal in California. Teenagers will have trouble understanding that they shouldn't use it. Teens may also have easier access to the drug as recreational pot shops start to open. (Sun Jan 14 14:01:38 2018 PST)

UK: Painkiller prescription limits dramatically reduce drug dependence among surgery outpatients, study finds - The Independent
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independent - (US) Jamie Lee Curtis on beating b toxic addiction to painkillersb Overprescribing of opioids by doctors and other health-care providers is widely blamed for helping to start the epidemic now gripping the nation. (Fri Jan 12 10:07:19 2018 PST)

INTERNATIONAL: Israeli medical cannabis is flying high - HEALTH and SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post
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jpost - (US) Israeli medical cannabis is flying high - HEALTH & SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post Israeli medical cannabis is flying high Finance and Health ministries jointly to approve export of medical marijuana Can medical marijuana revive Israelb s kibbutz movement? It was perhaps apt that the conference organized by the Hadassah Medical Organization earlier this month focused on medical cannabis used to relieve human suffering. (Fri Jan 12 01:04:39 2018 PST)

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the hashish report

UK: Can we just get on with it and legalise cannabis in the UK please? - Metro News
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metro - (US) Why cannabis oil is better than prescription painkillers There is something very odd about the fact that being caught with some cannabis for personal use can land you with anything from a warning. (Wed Jan 17 10:10:28 2018 PST)

UK: Brit husband of dead wife 'was smuggling cannabis oil' - Daily Mail Online
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dailymail - (US) Brit husband of dead wife 'was smuggling cannabis oil' ! Daily Mail Online Revealed: Husband of British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was 'exporting cannabis e-cigarettes' from Spain as footage shows police searching his office He has now been accused of smuggling cannabis e-cigarettes from his officeB The husband of a British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was allegedly exporting cannabis e-ciga... (Wed Jan 17 10:02:35 2018 PST)

TOP: Parents file suit to allow daughter to use medical marijuana at suburban grade school - Chicago Tribune
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chicagotribune - (US) Parents of an elementary school student have sued a Schaumburg-based school district for the right for their daughter to take medical marijuana to school to regulate her epilepsy. (Tue Jan 16 14:01:27 2018 PST)

CANADA: A family of doctors helps reinvent medical marijuana
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princegeorgecitizen - A family of doctors helps reinvent medical marijuana The Knoxes are a clan of four doctors living in Oregon and California who specialize in medical marijuana. The Knoxes are a clan of four doctors living in Oregon and California who specialize in medical marijuana. (Tue Jan 16 02:35:36 2018 PST)

OR: Is Oregon cannabis "out of the closet"? - Salem Weekly News
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salemweeklynews - Is Oregon cannabis b out of the closetb ? - Salem Weekly News Is Oregon cannabis b out of the closetb ? The state is considered predominantly b blueb and cannabis-friendly. (Mon Jan 15 23:07:38 2018 PST)

OR: Judge allows 11-year-old to use medical marijuana at school - KPTV - FOX 12
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kptv - (US) The Illinois attorney general's office on Friday told a federal court it will allow a suburban Chicago school district to administer medical marijuana to an 11-year-old leukemia patient to treat her for seizure disorders. (Mon Jan 15 22:01:05 2018 PST)

OR: Medical marijuana at risk; aE" Patients, distributors wary following move by Sessions to allow federal prosecutions
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bendbulletin - Not only states that legalized recreational pot are at risk of a crackdown. So is most of the rest of America. (Mon Jan 15 21:20:13 2018 PST)

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