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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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Dennis Hill is a biochemist who graduated from the University of Houston Texas, doing his Graduate Work at Baylor Medical School. Employed as a researcher at the renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas. Five years ago Dennis was diagnosed with…

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As the debate whether to lessen NFL penalties for marijuana continues, the development of medicinal cannabis is gaining traction. One of the most high profile voices in this group is Kannalife – a company that has a license agreement with the National Institute…

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The Colorado Supreme Court ruled earlier this month in the Coats vs. Dish Network case that medical marijuana patients are subject to their employers’ drug policies and can be fired for off-duty marijuana use. [Source]

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