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Pennsylvania moves toward medical marijuana legalization – The Daily Pennsylvanian

September 8, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Pennsylvania moves toward medical marijuana legalizationThe Daily PennsylvanianAs the Pennsylvania state Senate is set to reconvene on Sept. 15, a hotly contested national issue sits near the top of its agenda: medical marijuana. The bipartisan Senate Bill 1182, titled the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, passed the …Medical Marijuana supported by majority of Florida VotersThe Independent Florida AlligatorEditorial: Uncertainty surrounds medical marijuana, but it's manageablePalm Beach PostMedical marijuana vote is complicatedPacific Daily Newsall 6 news articles »

US PA: OPED: Growing Heroin, Opioid Epidemic Demands Action

August 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The News-Item, 26 Aug 2014 – Over the past five years, nearly 3,000 heroin-related overdose deaths have been identified in Pennsylvania. Overdose deaths in our state have increased by an astounding 570 percent, rising from 2.7 to 15.4 per thousand over the last two decades. Nationally, more people aged 25 to 64 are dying from heroin overdoses than in vehicle crashes.

Miami Democrats want to legalize recreational cannabis in Florida

August 19, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Miami-Dade Democrats have a new chairman and on one hot-button issue, he’s got one of the strongest positions in the state: Sen. Dwight Bullard thinks marijuana should be legal not just for…

Miami-Dade Democrats’ New Chairman Wants Recreational Pot Legalized in Florida

August 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Miami-Dade Democrats have a new chairman and on one hot-button issue, he’s got one of the strongest positions in the state: Sen. Dwight Bullard thinks marijuana should be legal not just for …

Illinois: Governor to Expand Medical Marijuana Law

July 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Democrat Gov. Patrick Quinn signed legislation yesterday expanding the state’s nascent medical cannabis law.

Minnesota Democrats came this close to making marijuana legalization a priority

July 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

At the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party convention in Duluth last month, 1076 delegates cast ballots related to the party’s 2014-15 action agenda. Resolutions ranged from taxes to veteran…

US MI: Michigan Legislature May Take Steps on Roads, Marijuana

July 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Detroit Free Press, 14 Jul 2014 – LANSING — The Legislature has a few session days scheduled through July and August that traditionally have been used to introduce bills and not much more. Roll call generally isn’t taken and neither are any votes. But this year, that might change.

Pennsylvania Makes Moves To Legalize Medical Marijuana – Medical Jane

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Pennsylvania Makes Moves To Legalize Medical MarijuanaMedical JaneHARRISBURG, PA — A few days after passing a decriminalization law in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Senate Law and Justice Committee voted unanimously in favor of SB 1182, a bipartisan medical marijuana bill.

University of Arizona denies firing MMJ/PTSD researcher over political pressure

July 3, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The University of Arizona isn’t saying much about the firing of medical-marijuana researcher Sue Sisley, but officials deny any political motivations. In an email sent to our sister blog, the Pho…

US PA: Medical Marijuana Closer To Legal Status

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Daily Times, 28 Jun 2014 – HARRISBURG (AP) – People who need marijuana for medical conditions inched closer to being able to get the drug legally following a unanimous vote Friday in a Pennsylvania Senate committee. The Law and Justice Committee approved a bill that would allow marijuana to be grown, processed and dispensed, with oversight by a state Board of Medical Cannabis Licensing.

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