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18Nov 15

The Senate makes Progress on MMJ for Veterans

Currently, the Veterans Health Administration cannot allow physicians to discuss medical marijuana with veterans in states where MMJ isn’t legal.  This is due to the fact that the senate still deems cannabis as having no medicinal value. Now the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriation bill, passed on the eve of Veterans Day, has attached to it an amendment that…

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11Nov 15

Liquid Biopsy for Diagnosis and Patient Tracking

When cancer patients need to know if they have cancer, are in remission, or simply how their treatment is going they rely on painful biopsies. Now there is a new, less invasive type of biopsy that patients can be excited about. Liquid biopsies allow the detection of cancerous cells in samples of patient’s blood instead of more painful means. In…

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11Nov 15

The City of Spokane Succeeds where Washington Failed

Washington has been trying to pass a law that would free incarcerated citizens convicted of misdemeanor marijuana charges pre-2014. Unfortunately, the legislation has not gotten enough support and has recently failed again. The city of Spokane took matters into their own hands and passed the legislation for their local government. The city's actions will affect nearly 2000 people convicted between…

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03Nov 15

Initial Recreational Regulations Approved in Oregon

Temporary regulations for Oregon’s recreational marijuana industry were adopted last week and many are please with them. Some aspects of the regulations are of concern for some but the state appears willing to work such rules.  The next step for Oregon’s recreational industry is the application and licensing process which is due to begin January 4th. For the full article,…

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03Nov 15

A New Hope for Scientific Standardization of Marijuana

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is 139 years old and is the largest of its kind. Although they have had a small informal marijuana committee, the ACS has now officially created a subdivision for marijuana called “The Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision.” The ACS decision comes due to the substantial growth observed in the cannabis industry in recent years. This news illustrates…

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03Nov 15

Legalization in Ohio May Get Complicated

With polls opening November 3rd, citizens of Ohio are able to vote on the legalization of recreational and medicinal marijuana.  If the amendment does pass, what should Ohio and its residents expect? Implementation, Regulation and possible litigation may all follow the amendment and the outcome may only complicate Ohio’s marijuana industry.    Read the full article HERE Source: MjiNews.com

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27Oct 15

Where will recreational use be allowed in Alaska?

State regulators proposed a ban on cannabis clubs which has many concerned about where people can consume recreational marijuana in Alaska. If the club ban passes, citizens will only be able to consume recreational cannabis inside their private residences. The problem is, for those who rent their homes, landlords may not allow recreational use either. Even though these proposed regulations…

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