Trump Signs Spending Bill; Medical Marijuana Protected Through September

President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure Friday, averting a government shutdown at midnight and renewing critical protections for medical marijuana patients and providers. The bill’s passage will allow millions of medical cannabis patients and providers to breathe easier. Yesterday the president said he was considering a veto, because the bill does not…

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Ohio Doctors May Now Apply to Recommend Medical Marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s medical board has begun accepting applications from doctors willing to recommend medical marijuana to patients once the state’s program is launched. The State Medical Board of Ohio says eligible applicants must hold an active, unrestricted license as a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine. Successful applicants must complete two hours of…

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Former Cop Sentenced For Smuggling Weed

Despite marijuana’s increasing legality, the cannabis black market remains as prominent as ever. Even in states where the plant is fully legalized, there remains plenty of money hungry drug smugglers looking to profit off of the plant at a reduced cost. Such is the case of one ex-Seattle cop, who became a top leader of a large-scale drug-smuggling…

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Pennsylvania Medical Schools May Start To Study Cannabis

Pennsylvania medical schools may start to study cannabis, according to local reports. State officials detailed how the new research program will operate on Thursday. First State Medical Marijuana Program To Include Research Pennsylvania legalized medical marijuana in 2016. The law passed by voters includes provisions to promote cannabis studies at medical schools in the state.…

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