Ex-Law Enforcers Transition From Drug War To Medical Marijuana’s Big-Business Prospects

There’s likely no better example than Terrance Gainer, a former Chicago homicide detective, Illinois State Police director, assistant police chief in Washington, D.C., U.S. Capitol police chief and U.S. Senate sergeant-at-arms. After some initial reluctance, the 68-year-old said he was swayed in part by “the sea change... more →
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In Denver Bars, Activists Drop Proposal To Permit Marijuana Consumption

An amendment legalizing medical marijuana in Florida fell just short in 2014 and supporters are making a push for 2016, but a new group is pushing a recreational marijuana amendment. A medical marijuana initiative barely failed just last year, and now a new group is pushing a ballot amendment that would further expand access. Shannon... more →
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Legalization Of Medical Marijuana In Florida To Be Re-Appealed By Group

Orlando attorney John Morgan essentially bankrolled the effort last year, and this year, according to the most recent numbers from the state, his law firm is once again picking up the tab.  Records show two donations in June accounted for 80 percent of the group’s total donations for the month. 9 Investigates‘ Christopher... more →
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Why Was There Delay In Medical Marijuana Law Approval?

In June, Cameron will celebrate his second birthday, but it has been a difficult two years.  The young child underwent his first brain surgery before he was 2 months old. Since then, his life has been filled with trips to doctors, specialists and therapy sessions. Recently doctors recommended to Williams that Cameron undergo a hemispherectomy,... more →
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Ruling Over Medical Marijuana Appealed By Manatee Couple

Nearly 30 years ago, Cathy was only given three to five years to live. Now at 65 years old, she credits cannabis for still being alive. In 2013, Bob was arrested for growing cannabis in their backyard. The State Attorney’s Office later ruled that no action could be taken, but failed to say if Cathy could continue to use the drug... more →
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Business Of Marijuana Attracting Entrepreneurs From Almost All Walks Of Life

Michael James left a Wall Street career to be the CFO of Terra Tech, which owns this 10 acre organic greenhouse in Belvedere, N.J. and has cannabis licenses, labs and facilities from California to Nevada to Florida and more. “Most profitable herb you’re selling?”, James asks. “Probably basil.” “Most... more →
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iMD Acquires Freedom Seed and Feed, First Of Its Kind

iMD Companies, Inc. (ICBU) is extremely excited to announce that it has acquired Freedom Seed and Feed, LLC of Lexington, KY., the first federally permitted hemp seed and fiber farm in the United States.  In accordance with the terms of the agreement, iMD has made the first $50,000 cash payment to Freedom Seed and Feed (FSF). ... more →
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CBD Regs For Florida May Come Out Soon

The Florida Department of Health was ordered by a judge on Nov. 14 to rewrite its rules on the program, which will allow registered patients with severe forms of epilepsy and other debilitating diseases to buy CBD oils, according to the Orlando Sentinel. A law passed last spring created the health department’s Office of Compassionate... more →
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