A Year In Review In The Medical Marijuana Industry

Campaigns for both sides spent a total of about $10 million. Ultimately, many felt the amendment was poorly written, said Dr. Sanford Silverman, president of the Broward County Medical Association. Medical marijuana advocates had one victory in 2014: Gov. Rick Scott signed a “Charlotte’s Web” law legalizing a non-euphoric... more →
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Percentage Of Teenagers Using Marijuana Decreases As More States Make Pot Legal

Teen alcohol and drug use — including marijuana use — was down across the board in 2014. That’s the big take-home from the 2014 Monitoring the Future study by the University of Michigan and the National Institutes on Drug Abuse, which was released Tuesday morning. The MTF is an annual survey of 40,000 8th-graders,... more →
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Schools Now Offering Marijuana-Selling Courses

Keith Saunders, a sociology professor who oversees the curriculum at NIC, said help-wanted ads for medical marijuana workers already are appearing on the jobs website Monster.com. He figures each of the state’s 15 provisionally approved dispensaries will immediately need 35 to 40 workers, and then continue to hire. “When dispensaries... more →
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Who’s Qualified And Licensed To Grow Marijuana?

      Meyers’ firm, Nature’s Care, is one of nine applicants who have filed to open a medical marijuana cultivation center in District 11, which covers St. Clair, Madison, Clinton, Bond and Monroe counties. The Illinois Department of Agriculture is expected to announce the 21 winners of the cannabis cultivation... more →
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Marijuana Start-up Reorganizes & Has Plans For IPO

Mjardin Management, the main operating company, will focus on helping licensed growers set up and run their businesses, from setting up their nurseries to the growing of the plants. But its intellectual property will now reside in MJAR Holdings, a parent company that will have no contact with the actual growing of marijuana plants. Mr.... more →
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Vipova(tm) By Lexaria Has New President

Lexaria has also named Tom as Executive Vice President of U.S. Operations of Lexaria Corp. Tom has been working with Lexaria as a part time consultant over the last eight years. Tom’s extensive experience investing in and advising small companies will prove extremely valuable to Lexaria as it enters the exciting and fast growing... more →
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Medical Pot Update: Good News For Advocates In Form Of Cromnibus Bill

The spending package contains language forbidding federal agencies from using their resources to go after medical marijuana in states where it is legal. Bottom line, its a great thing, said Camper, president of the nonprofit group behind Organic Solutions of the Desert, a licensed dispensary in Palm Springs. Now we just want to... more →
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Percentage Of Teenagers Using Marijuana Decreases As More States Make Pot Legal

Teen alcohol and drug use — including marijuana use — was down across the board in 2014. That’s the big take-home from the 2014 Monitoring the Future study by the University of Michigan and the National Institutes on Drug Abuse, which was released Tuesday morning. The MTF is an annual survey of 40,000 8th-graders,... more →
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Obama Calls For “Ceasefire” In War Against Medical Cannabis

The Hinchey-Rohrabacher Amendment blocks the use of Department of Justice funds to “prevent medical marijuana states from implementing their own State laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana.” The vast majority of Americans (78 percent) support states’ right to allow access... more →
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Percentage Of Teenagers Using Marijuana Decreases As More States Make Pot Legal

Teen alcohol and drug use — including marijuana use — was down across the board in 2014. That’s the big take-home from the 2014 Monitoring the Future study by the University of Michigan and the National Institutes on Drug Abuse, which was released Tuesday morning. The MTF is an annual survey of 40,000 8th-graders,... more →
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