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  • N.J. medical marijuana patients can get ID cards this week

    N.J. medical marijuana patients can get ID cards this week

    More than two years after New Jersey legislators passed a law allowing doctors to prescribe medical marijuana, patients qualified to receive the drug may register for identification cards beginning Thursday. That doesn’t mean they will soon receive a prescription for cannabis. The state Department of Health has granted preliminary approval to just six nonprofit marijuana
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  • Medical marijuana measure: Health Department considers requirements for regulating medical marijuana in N.D.

    Medical marijuana measure: Health Department considers requirements for regulating medical marijuana in N.D.

    BISMARCK — A proposal to allow North Dakotans to use marijuana as medicine puts the Health Department in charge of vetting the business plans of dispensaries, checking home pot gardens and reviewing the drug’s labeling and potency. The citizen initiative gives doctors the option of deciding whether to prescribe marijuana as a remedy for pain
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  • Potato farmer grew cannabis in bunker

    Potato farmer grew cannabis in bunker

    A businessman caught growing cannabis in an underground bunker at his potato farm in Staffordshire has been jailed for 15 months. Police discovered more than 40 plants when they carried out a search raid at J & M Potatoes. When owner Paul Harrison was confronted by officers he said: “I know why you’re here.” Miss
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  • Blackburn dad faces prison over cannabis bags

    Blackburn dad faces prison over cannabis bags

    A CROWN court judge has told a Blackburn father-of-three that he could be facing jail after rejecting claims he was ‘minding’ 65 bags of cannabis found in his home. Police raided Imtiaz Ali’s property in Logwood Street, Bastwell, and discovered 10 larger bags of the drug and 55 smaller packages, strewn around various rooms, Preston
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  • Marijuana causes brain damage: study

    Marijuana causes brain damage: study

    Michelle Henderson, AAP National Medical Writer Pot smokers may want to think twice before lighting up their next joint. Australian scientists have proved the long-held suspicion that persistent heavy marijuana use damages the brain’s memory and learning capacity. Researchers also showed for the first time the earlier people developed their cannabis habit, the worse the
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  • Met officer who grew cannabis in loft walks free

    Met officer who grew cannabis in loft walks free

    A Met Police officer who grew cannabis in his loft walked free from court today after receiving a suspended prison sentence. Pc David Price’s distinguished career lies in tatters as he faces dismissal from the Metropolitan Police following his conviction. Price, 29, was on the verge of promotion having passed his exams to become a
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  • Barbara Lee And Medical Marijuana: Oakland Congresswoman Fights Crackdown

    Barbara Lee And Medical Marijuana: Oakland Congresswoman Fights Crackdown

    Last week was one of the the darkest for the medical marijuana movement, with the federal Justice Department picking two of San Francisco’s best-known and best-behaving licensed medical cannabis dispensaries for closure. This came mere weeks after U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag moved to close Harborside Health Center — the nation’s biggest pot club and Oakland’s second-biggest taxpayer. Could things
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  • Omega Laboratories Announces Synthetic Marijuana and Bath Salts Drugs of Abuse Testing Utilizing Oral Fluid

    Omega Laboratories Announces Synthetic Marijuana and Bath Salts Drugs of Abuse Testing Utilizing Oral Fluid

    MOGADORE, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Omega Laboratories, Inc. announced today that it now offers testing for Synthetic Marijuana (Spice, K2, Blaze) and Bath Salts through oral fluid analysis. As most standard drug tests typically do not detect the use of Synthetic Marijuana and Bath Salts, Omega joins the ranks of a
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  • Medical marijuana operators don’t fear possible shut down

    Medical marijuana operators don’t fear possible shut down

    PHOENIX (CBS5) – The legal battle over medical marijuana in Arizona is heating up again. Just a day after Arizona’s Department of Health Services selected nearly 100 dispensaries around the state, a dark cloud hovers over the program. Additional court challenges are expected which could delay, or even stop the dispensaries from opening for business. In
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  • Med marijuana measure expands Health Dept. duties

    Med marijuana measure expands Health Dept. duties

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A proposal to allow North Dakotans to use marijuana as medicine puts the Health Department in charge of vetting the business plans of dispensaries, checking home pot gardens and reviewing the drug’s labeling and potency. The citizen initiative gives doctors the option of deciding whether to prescribe marijuana as a remedy for pain and
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  • Heavy teenage cannabis use linked with anxiety disorders

    Heavy teenage cannabis use linked with anxiety disorders

    Teenagers who smoke cannabis weekly or more are twice as likely as non-users to have an anxiety disorder in their late 20s, even if they stop using, a study of 2000 Victorian teenagers has found. Those who used frequently in their teens and continued to use on a daily basis at the age of 29
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  • CanCHEW Bio-Technologies, a Medical Marijuana Inc. Product, Dr. George Anastassov Appeared on Small Cap Voice Internet Radio Program To Discuss The CanCHEW Advantage

    CanCHEW Bio-Technologies, a Medical Marijuana Inc. Product, Dr. George Anastassov Appeared on Small Cap Voice Internet Radio Program To Discuss The CanCHEW Advantage

    SAN DIEGO, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Medical Marijuana Inc. MJNA +29.47% a leading hemp industry innovator, is pleased to announce that Company Director of CanChew Biotechnologies Inc. Dr George E. Anastassov has recently appeared on Small Cap Voice’s internet radio network. Dr. Anastassov Interview Archived The interview, conducted by Small Cap Voice internet radio host,
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  • More Charged Following Cannabis Factory Find

    More Charged Following Cannabis Factory Find

    A further eight people have been charged with possession with intent to supply, money laundering, possession of class A, B and C drugs and production of cannabis following a 10 month investigation in to suspected drug crime in Highbridge, Burnham, Bridgwater and the wider Sedgemoor area. The eight, who were charged last week, will attend
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  • CARLISLE CANNABIS USER SPENDS £100 A DAY ON DRUG, COURT TOLD

    CARLISLE CANNABIS USER SPENDS £100 A DAY ON DRUG, COURT TOLD

    A man who claimed to have started smoking cannabis when he was just eight years old has told a court he now spends up to £100 a day on the drug. Until now Lee Maddison, 27, has insisted that, despite mental problems that could have been caused by it, cannabis wasn’t doing him any harm
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  • Police Beat: Man arrested in cannabis case

    Police Beat: Man arrested in cannabis case

    Freeport police on Monday, Aug. 6, arrested Mohammed Al-Saidi, 42, of Freeport for allegedly selling synthetic cannabis out of his tobacco business. The defendant was apprehended on two felony warrants charging him with delivery of a controlled substance (synthetic cannabis). He has been assigned a bond of $100,000 total. Freeport Deputy Police Chief Jeff Davis
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  • Cannabis as Painkiller

    Cannabis as Painkiller

    Cannabis-based medications have been demonstrated to relieve pain. Cannabis medications can be used in patients whose symptoms are not adequately alleviated by conventional treatment. The indications are muscle spasms, nausea and vomiting as a result of chemotherapy, loss of appetite in HIV/Aids, and neuropathic pain. This is the conclusion drawn by Franjo Grotenhermen and Kirsten
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  • Cannabis Science Inc. : Cannabis Sciences Reports on introduction of H.Res. 6187

    Cannabis Science Inc. : Cannabis Sciences Reports on introduction of H.Res. 6187

    Cannabis Sciences Reports on introduction of H.Res. 6187 Initiative by Reps. Himes, Lee Requests $100 million to Establish AIDS Cure Research Program August 6, 2012 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Cannabis Science Inc., (CBIS). The executive staff of Cannabis Science are analyzing the near term implications of House Resolution 6187, introduced by Rep. James Himes (D-CT)
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