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MDherb Announces New Senior Leaders and Advisory Board Members

MDherb.org is the most comprehensive platform available for cannabis education and research ATLANTA – October 4th, 2015 – Today, MDherb, a leading medical website that provides information to chronic or terminally ill patients on cannabis as an alternative medicine, is proud to announce new senior leadership and advisory board members. The MDherb board of advisors has a breadth of experience in medical practice, life sciences, research, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, cannabis thought…

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Optimism Running High in California Over Chances of Statewide Medical Cannabis Regulations

By John Schroyer After years of failed attempts, California could be just days away from approving statewide regulations on its enormous medical cannabis industry. The legislative session adjourns on Sept. 11, which gives lawmakers and dozens of stakeholders involved in negotiations a chance to strike an agreement at the eleventh hour. The key now is appeasing all of those stakeholders – which include industry leaders, law enforcement representatives and healthcare…

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Chart of the Week: 4,500+ Enforcement Actions on WA Marijuana Businesses in 10 Months

By Becky Olson The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) engaged in over 4,500 enforcement actions involving licensed recreational marijuana producers, processors and retailers from September 2014 to early July 2015, according to reports from the agency. The most common types of enforcement efforts were phone calls and premises checks, which together accounted for 65% of all actions during that time period. An additional 13% were for final license inspections, while…

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Week in Review: Controversial Cannabis Mascot + Potential Big Break in MN & Florida Rec Push

By John Schroyer A legalization campaign takes flak for its new mascot, Minnesota considers expanding its list of qualifying conditions, and more details emerge about a possible recreational marijuana measure in Florida. Here’s a closer look at several notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week. PR Blunder in Ohio ResponsibleOhio, the group that’s attempting to legalize both medical and recreational marijuana with a single ballot initiative in…

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Florida Recreational Marijuana Campaign Might Pose Threat to MMJ Legalization

By John Schroyer The latest potential obstacle to medical cannabis legalization in Florida is coming from an unexpected source: marijuana advocates themselves. A group is attempting to get a measure on the state’s ballot next year to legalize recreational marijuana, and one of its key executives is the deputy director of the Florida NORML chapter. If the measure makes the ballot, it could derail MMJ legalization and cost Florida cannabis…

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