Why Does the New York State Department of Health Want to Legalize Weed?

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Why Does the New York State Department of Health Want to Legalize Weed? | Phillip Smith

Acknowledging that his previous opposition to marijuana legalization was being undercut by popular opinion and the spread of legalization in nearby states such as Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) in January called for an assessment of the possible impact of legalizing the herb in the state. The state Health Department […]

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Pennsylvania Department of Health Approves Advisory Board Recommendations

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Pennsylvania Department of Health Approves Advisory Board Recommendations | Patrick K. Nightingale, Esq

Pennsylvania’s medical cannabis law created an Advisory Board to make recommendations to the Department of Health. The Board is comprised of medical professionals, law enforcement representatives, patient advocates and appointees from the majority and minority parties. Pursuant to section 1201(f) the Board “shall have the power to prescribe, amend and repeal bylaws, rules and regulations […]

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Pennsylvania Department of Health Wants Public Input on Medical Marijuana Application Process

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Pennsylvania Department of Health Wants Public Input on Medical Marijuana Application Process | Press Release

HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today encouraged individuals interested in applying for a medical marijuana grower/processor and/or dispensary permit to complete a brief survey on the department’s website. “One of our primary focuses as we continue to develop this program is to make sure that patients with serious medical conditions have access […]

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Department of Agriculture accepting applications to grow industrial hemp

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Department of Agriculture accepting applications to grow industrial hemp
Though advocates are happy to see Oregon moving forward with an industrial hemp program, they worry law is too restrictive. They argue that Oregon's minimum acreage requirements, restrictions on the use of hemp seed and limits on tetrahydrocannabinol, …
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West Virginia Action Alert: Help Legalize Industrial Hemp, Support HB2807
West Virginia HB2807 would expand on the current state law that authorizes hemp farming for research purposes only by also authorizing licenses to farm for commercial purposes, effectively nullifying the federal ban on the same. HB2807 is in the House …
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Maryland Action Alert: Help Legalize Industrial Hemp, Nullify Federal …
Maryland HB803 would authorize the farming, production, and commerce of industrial hemp, effectively nullifying the long-standing federal prohibition on the same. It has been referred to the Committee on House Environment and Transportation, and a …
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