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Kris Lewandowski, a disabled three-term Iraqi war vet with PTSD was arrested for growing six pot plants in his garden in Oklahoma. Lewandowski began to grow pot to treat his PTSD after prescription medicine affected his liver and mental state. Oklahoma currently has one of the strictest drug laws in the country with no provisions for medical…

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Entrepreneurs are pouring into the cannabis industry, starting new stores, testing labs and myriad of other businesses spurred by a booming cannabis economy. The industry is harnessing the power of technology as the trend towards legalization continues. Betty Aldworth is the Executive Director at Students for sensible Drug Policy. She spoke at…

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Scott Greiper is the President and Founder of Viridian Capital Advisors, a New York based financial and strategic advisory firm dedicated to backing and building market leaders in the emerging cannabis sector. Greiper explains the hurdles that New York State Medical Marijuana lottery winners have to overcome, he also foresees biotech as the…

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Steve DeAngelo is a national cannabis leader who has inspired millions throughout his four decade career as a cannabis activist, advocate, entrepreneur and educator. Driven by his compassion for others, Steve has founded many successful socially responsible ventures including Harborside Health Center, the largest medical marijuana dispensary…

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After years of debate and planning, medical cannabis distribution started July 1 in Minnesota.

A Golden Valley family thought they would have to wait months before their sick child would receive medical marijuana. But a doctor approved 3-year-old Harlow Hundley for the program June 29.

Harlow suffers from Dravet syndrome, a rare…

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Watch the public city forum in Provo about the possibility of legalizing medical cannabis in the state of Utah. Hear from patients and just a few of the many Utahns who would be benefited by this legislation passing. [Source]

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Joni Lane, LEED Green Associate, is a recent graduate of Boston Architectural College with a Masters in Sustainable Design Studies. She is passionate about creating valuable, sustainable and regenerative solutions by which humans can continue to live without threatening to render our planet…

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In a city with dispensaries as common as coffee shops, Denver is undoubtedly the epicenter of the legal marijuana movement. And if you’re in the business of bud, it’s a good place to be: Colorado accounted for a third of the country’s 2.7 billion dollar marijuana market last year.

But with being America’s fastest growing industry, comes…

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Women Grow, a professional network that supports and trains female entrepreneurs in all segments of the rapidly growing marijuana industry, recently held its first Leadership Summit in Colorado, drawing 121 women from 20 states, ranging from 23 to 68 that included lawyers, doctors, farmers, dispensary owners, research scientists, financiers,…

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Caroline Smith, a 52-year-old mum of two, worked as an NHS nurse for nearly 30 years.

After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 7 years ago she has since retired - now dedicating her time to her health, art, and to fighting for access to a legal…

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Cherese LeBlanc is the mother of Kayla, a 14-year-old who was born with a brain anomaly. As a result, Kayla has something known as bilateral perisylvian syndrome, which causes epilepsy and cerebral palsy, among other things. Kayla regularly experiences seizures,…

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