Providence Phasing Out Sugary Drinks In Oregon Facilities

Providence Health & Services says it will no longer sell or stock sugary drinks in its Oregon hospitals and business offices as part of what it calls a healthy dining initiative. The Oregonian reports that the organization removed the drinks Monday at its northeast Portland business office. Providence health and nutrition director... more →
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Man Shoots Partner In Illegal Marijuana Growing Operation

Joseph Anthony Markijohn was jailed without bail Tuesday on charges of criminal homicide, robbery, theft and receiving stolen property. Police say the 26-year-old from Ashtabula, Ohio, fatally shot Joseph Pagley III in the head on Dec. 28 at Pagley’s home in Neshannock Township. Friends discovered the 26-year-old Pagley’s... more →
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Fewer Soldiers Were Tested Negative For Marijuana Now That It Is Legal

The rate of positive drug tests for marijuana dropped to .47 percent in the fiscal year that ended Oct. 1 in Colorado. That means that pot use is down from 
.79 percent in the same time period two years earlier, before recreational marijuana sales were legalized. While civilians took up the newly legal vice in Washington and Colorado,... more →
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Federal Law Change No Relief For Medical Marijuana Grower

District Judge Paul Maloney said the spending bill governs funding for the Department of Justice but has no effect on federal drug laws or the courts jurisdiction over such prosecutions. Thus, the spending bill does not (make) this now an illegal prosecution’ as defendant asserts, nor does it make compliance or noncompliance... more →
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Number Of People In Illinois Allowed To Use Pot Increases

Some patients have had trouble getting a treating doctor in Illinois to recommend them to the program, the Chicago Sun-Times reported last month. But, in spite of that, new numbers released Wednesday show that 650 people were approved to use the medical product in 2014. About 1,800 people submitted some or all of the application,... more →
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Elated Mother Calls Medical Marijuana A “Miracle” For Her Ailing Son

Tamsin Gebhart calls Cannabidiol, or CBD, a ‘miracle drug’ because it has helped her ailing son who has Mowat Wilson Syndrome, a rare and debilitating disease, which can cause hundreds of seizures per day. Gebhart gives her son CBD oil capsules in his food twice a day. She says seizures are all but gone, and, the best... more →
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Mettrum Health Has New Director Appointment And Grant Of Options

Mettrum received its first license from Health Canada under the MMPR on November 1, 2013 and began production of medical cannabis on the same date at its first production facility in Bowmanville, Ontario. Mettrum received its second license from Health Canada under the MMPR on December 11, 2014 for its other wholly-owned subsidiary,... more →
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“Yes” Or “No” Vote Again By Lawmakers For Medical Marijuana Bill

Jagger suffers from a rare mitochondrial disease, which results in severe pain and dozens of seizures a day. This is the very reason why the medical marijuana bill will appear again one more time and, this time, more people like Jagger’s parents will appeal that this bill will be approved.  Will Congress take a look at it... more →
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AVT Unveils New EndCap Automated Retailing System at CES

AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC), a manufacturer of Automated Retailing Systems and Smart Technology Vending Machines, will be revealing their all new EndCap Automated Retailing System (ECARS) at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. AVT‘s new system features a groundbreaking design that allows for self-service purchases... more →
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