Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use

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Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use | NORML

SAN DIEGO, CA — The establishment of medical cannabis dispensaries within close proximity of schools does not make teens more susceptible to using marijuana, according to data published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers from UC San Diego examined the association between the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in school neighborhoods and teen use […]

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Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Start Selling Dry Leaf Cannabis

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Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Start Selling Dry Leaf Cannabis | Paul Armentano

Licensed dispensaries in Pennsylvania are anticipated to begin providing herbal cannabis this week to registered patients, with some dispensaries stocking dry-leaf cannabis as early as Wednesday. RELATED: Where Can You Buy Medical Marijuana Flower in Pennsylvania? Nearly half of all Pennsylvania dispensaries will begin selling medical marijuana in plant form on Aug. 1, with others following […]

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New Jersey to Double the Number of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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New Jersey to Double the Number of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries | TJ Baker

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Health announced on Monday that it will begin accepting applications for six additional businesses to grow, process, and sell medical marijuana in the Garden State. The state aims to locate two each in the northern, central and southern regions of New Jersey. “We look forward to the opening of […]

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Americans for Safe Access Announces Partnership with Releaf App Aimed at Creating a New Class of Patient-Focused Dispensaries

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Americans for Safe Access Announces Partnership with Releaf App Aimed at Creating a New Class of Patient-Focused Dispensaries | Americans for Safe Access

WASHINGTON, DC — Americans for Safe Access (ASA), a non-profit organization promoting safe and legal access to medical cannabis since  2002, and Releaf App, an experience tracking tool for cannabis patients, have announced a partnership to empower medical cannabis patients and establish a new class of like-minded U.S. medical cannabis dispensaries. The partnership aims to elevate the patient experience […]

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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Lead to Decrease in Painkiller Abuse: Study

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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Lead to Decrease in Painkiller Abuse: Study | NORML

ATHENS, GA — Cannabis dispensaries are associated with reduced levels of opioid-related treatment admissions and overall drug mortality, according to a study published online on SSRN.com. A University of Georgia economics professor assessed the relationship between the opening of medical cannabis dispensaries and drug treatment admissions. Dispensary openings are associated with “a 20 percentage point relative decrease in […]

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When LA Closed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Crime Went Up

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When LA Closed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Crime Went Up | Paul Armentano

The closure of medical marijuana dispensaries is associated with an increase in larceny, property crimes, and other criminal activities, according to data published in the Journal of Urban Economics. Researchers at the University of Southern California and the University of California, Irvine assessed the impact of dispensary closures on neighborhood crimes rates in the city […]

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Dispensaries and the New Legal Niches of Marijuana in California

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Dispensaries and the New Legal Niches of Marijuana in California | William Smith

It is no secret that the legal framework concerning Cannabis in the Unites States of America is rapidly changing the last years. The cannabis industry is now the fastest growing industry in the United States.  California seems to be the leader in Cannabis sales compared to the other States. There is far more legal marijuana […]

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Puerto Rico’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open for Business

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Puerto Rico’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open for Business | NORML

SAN JUAN, PR — Puerto Rico’s first legal medical cannabis dispensaries opened their doors last week. The new facilities are operating in accordance with a 2015 executive order by Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, which called on health officials to regulate the dispensing of cannabis-infused products – such as oils and pills – to qualified patients. An […]

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Reminder: Oregon Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Return to Patients Only Jan 1

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Reminder: Oregon Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Return to Patients Only Jan 1 | TJ Baker

As of January 1, 2017, Oregon’s medical marijuana dispensaries will no longer be able to sell to adults 21 or older without a valid medical marijuana card as the state’s early recreational marijuana sales end. Adults 21 or older wishing to purchase marijuana for recreational use will only be able to do so from retail […]

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Victoria could allow 'edibles' at cannabis dispensaries

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Victoria could allow 'edibles' at cannabis dispensaries
The City of Victoria is considering rules for its illegal cannabis dispensaries that would be more permissive than Vancouver's landmark bylaw, permitting the sale of controversial “edibles” and allowing pot shops to be located closer to schools …
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Ex-policeman David Lister fronts court on ice trafficking, cannabis growing
North West Regional Crime Squad detectives say they have dismantled the cartel, which is linked to shootings and cannabis crop run-throughs in Melbourne's western suburbs, after Monday's raids and the charging of eight alleged key syndicate members, …
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What is Decarboxylation, and Why Does Your Cannabis Need It?
Here's a scenario we have all seen in film before: Somebody consumes an entire bag of raw cannabis in order to avoid getting caught with it. Eyes pop wide open and gasps ensue. “You just ate that whole bag!” somebody shouts. However, the aftermath of …
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