Maryland medical marijuana bill could boost African American businesses

Published: Nov 13, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Nov 13, 2017, 1:25 pm By Oluwatomike Adeboyejo,  capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Md. — After a four-year wait to provide medical cannabis to patients, the drug could be available to Marylanders as early as this month, according to industry stakeholders. “I think…

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American Legion: Veterans overwhelmingly support medical cannabis research, legalization

Published: Nov 2, 2017, 11:57 am • Updated: Nov 2, 2017, 12:07 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff With polling showing Americans’ support for marijuana legalization has hit new highs, a new survey  by the American Legion shows strong support within the military veteran community for medical marijuana research…

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American Legion calls for ‘direct involvement’ from VA Secretary for federally-approved cannabis PTSD study

Published: Sep 21, 2017, 10:35 am • Updated: Sep 21, 2017, 10:45 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The American Legion is calling on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to clear roadblocks threatening completion of a groundbreaking clinical study on the use of medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic…

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American Legion calls on Trump to take cannabis off Schedule I to help vets

Published: May 22, 2017, 4:07 pm • Updated: May 22, 2017, 4:57 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff America’s largest veterans service organization has a message for President Donald Trump: Reschedule marijuana to permit research into its medical efficacy for treating vets suffering from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic…

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Business is booming: North American marijuana sales up 30 percent in 2016

Published: Jan 6, 2017, 3:01 pm • Updated: Jan 6, 2017, 4:39 pm By Gene Marks, The Washington Post While some activists are planning to give away marijuana on Inauguration Day, other entrepreneurs are taking a different approach: making a ton of money from it. According to Governing.com, 29 states…

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White American Women Are Being Wiped Out By Opioids And Anti-Anxiety Drugs

White American Women Are Being Wiped Out By Opioids And Anti-Anxiety Drugs Overdosing on prescription med combinations has led to an increase in premature deaths among white women. Middle aged Hispanics and blacks are living longer, although something still isn’t quite right because more Caucasians, specifically Caucasian women, are dying…

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Consultants Advise Native American Tribe To Build Marijuana Resort – Now Face Drug Charges

FLANDREAU, S.D. — Two consultants who worked with a Native American tribe on its plans to open the nation’s first marijuana resort have been charged with drug offenses, South Dakota’s attorney general announced Wednesday. The charges come eight months after the Flandreau Santee Sioux destroyed their crop amid fears of…

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