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Advocates rally at state Capitol to change Kentucky's marijuana laws

Advocates filled the Capitol rotunda in Frankfort on Wednesday saying the time is now for a change in Kentucky's marijuana laws.

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This rejected Super Bowl ad highlights America’s complicated relationship with marijuana - Cannabis News

The Acreage Super Bowl ad does not promote the company’s products, nor does it try to sell any sort of cannabis. Instead, it focuses on how medical marijuana can be used to treat sickness.

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Pot website offers free medical marijuana to government workers amid shutdown - Cannabis News

Another business is joining those aiming to ease the pain of the partial government shutdown for federal workers — a marijuana marketplace says it’s giving away free weed.

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Veterans look to Congress for legal cannabis - Cannabis News

“They can drag this out for years and years if they want to. But we’ll take it to the Supreme Court if we have to, and we’re not going away.”

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Legal Marijuana Advocates Rank The Best And Worst Governors On Cannabis - Cannabis News

The U.S.'s 50 state governors just got their annual report cards from a leading national marijuana legalization organization, and -- for the first time -- over half of them got passing grades.

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Aboard the 'canna crawl' bus, Maryland marijuana patients find community, resources - Cannabis News

The bus tour was like a pub crawl, but meant for the state’s cannabis patients to tour and shop at different dispensaries.

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“A Woman’s Guide to Cannabis” Is a Rookie Manual For Navigating the World of Weed - Cannabis News

"Most of the cannabis industry is geared toward men, both sales and advice, and cannabis can relieve many conditions that men don’t experience."

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Another New Jersey college jumps into the marijuana industry as legal weed looms - Cannabis News

As New Jersey inches toward legalizing adult-use weed, a state university has launched a group aimed at helping lawmakers and towns grapple with the implications of marijuana legalization.

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"I don't do this for fun." Patients are hopeful Texas will expand access to medical cannabis - Cannabis News

The Texas Legislature is about to kick off its first session since three licensed marijuana dispensaries opened in the state, providing cannabis products for hundreds of patients. Now advocates are hopeful that lawmakers are ready to dramatically expand that program to thousands more Texans who stand to benefit.

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Can medical marijuana for veterans move forward in 2019? - Cannabis News

“Every day they find new medical uses for cannabis. It’d be sad if we continued to keep putting our heads in the sand.”

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'Cooking with cannabis' classes are teaching Marylanders how to make their own marijuana edibles - Cannabis News

Maryland has banned infused food from its medical cannabis program, but nutritionists and chefs like the Parkses have partnered with dispensaries around the state to hold classes demonstrating how to make edibles at home.

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New momentum in veterans’ fight for medical marijuana - Cannabis News

Military veterans lobbying for an end to federal classification of marijuana as a lethal substance with no redeeming medicinal value may be closer to that goal than ever before, given the midterm election results.

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Silver Heads: Medical Cannabis Advocacy for Seniors - Cannabis News

Check out the groups advocating for senior citizens who need access to cannabis.

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‘Cannabis Saved My Life’: Veterans Share Stories of Healing and Recovery - Cannabis News

While the rest of society is breaking down taboos around cannabis, it’s still a difficult topic in the military.

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"It's going to be a game changer" Veteran fighting to legalize medical marijuana in Missouri - Cannabis News

A decorated Army combat medic is fighting to save lives in a different way.

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How marijuana is winning over hearts and minds among military vets in Michigan - Cannabis News

"I've seen that many of my soldiers that have retired and could get a medical marijuana card seem to do better at a much higher rate."

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As Medical Marijuana Becomes More Accepted, Veterans Urge the VA To Prescribe It - Cannabis News

Though medical marijuana is legal in most states, the Department of Veterans Affairs will neither recommend nor prescribe it because of a longstanding federal law.

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The United States' first medicinal marijuana kitchen to open in Arizona - Cannabis News

The Mint Dispensary in Tempe, Arizona will open the first full-service cannabis kitchen in the United States on Friday, October 5.

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Nonprofit Wants to Teach Cannabis and Dispensary Sign Language - Cannabis News

For those new to using cannabis, learning all the slang and scientific terms around the plant can be tough - but imagine how hard it'd be to learn "cannabinoid" if you couldn't hear at all?

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When It Comes to Medical Marijuana, Veterans Often Have to Improvise - Cannabis News

"The VA, they just throw pills at you. When I started using cannabis, it was completely different. Now I participate in my life. I'm active. I actually care. It's a complete 180 now."

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