Posts Tagged ‘medical marijuana’

Marijuana industry looks to get more women, minorities in the pot business

Marijuana diversity.

Compared with a year ago, times may seem tough for those banking on the legalization of marijuana. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has raised “serious questions” about legalization, appears less friendly to the cannabis industry than his predecessor. Even after the District of Columbia permitted recreational use of the drug in 2015, arrests in the…

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Huge marijuana fight explodes in Hawaii

Recreational and medical marijuana

Hawaii’s first medical marijuana dispensary is lashing out at the Department of Health after causing delays in supplying cannabis. Hawaii’s first medical cannabis dispensary is already having to suspend sales just five days after it began selling marijuana, and the operators aren’t happy, lashing out at the government in a scathing statement. The reason for…

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After years-long fight, Colorado approves medical marijuana treatment for PTSD

Weed to treat PTSD

DENVER – Coloradans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will now be able to treat their conditions with doctor-approved medical marijuana, bringing a close to a years-long fight. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 17 Monday, which will allow physicians, after consultation and a medical background review, to prescribe patients suffering from doctor-diagnosed PTSD with medical…

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