Big cannabis is here: John Boehner partners with N.J. medical marijuana dispensary

By Susan K. Livio and Justin Zaremba | Acreage Holdings, one of the nation’s largest cannabis cultivation, retail and real estate holding companies, is collaborating with a south Jersey medicinal marijuana dispensary to open and manage a 100,000-square-foot growing site in Gloucester County, NJ Advance Media has learned. Compassionate Care Foundation…

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Sen. Gardner won’t let Jeff Sessions tread on Colorado’s cannabis boom

BY ANDY WILLIAMS, © Getty Images Sen. Cory Gardner should be commended applying pressure to Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he rescinded the Cole Memo that had protected states like Colorado that have legalized recreational marijuana sales. Gardner is a Republican leader who listens to constituents — in Colorado and across the nation. He is listening…

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A Word From Black Market Medical Cannabis Patients

Australian patients using medicinal cannabis illegally say their only worry about being arrested would be having their medicine taken from them. Brad Esposito Afp Contributor / AFP / Getty Images The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) estimates a few hundred people have legal access to the drug, while roughly 100,000 people use the…

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Health Chief pressed to OK cannabis for treatment of opioid addiction

By Daniel J. Chacón State Sen. Jeff Steinborn and Rep. Joanne Ferrary held a news conference Monday at the Capitol to bring attention to companion memorials they are sponsoring calling on Department of Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher to allow people with opioid dependence to obtain medical marijuana. Gabriela Campos/The New…

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