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Advisory issued after chemically-altered THC found in medical marijuana

The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority issued a patient advisory recently after confirming the presence of THC analogs, including THC-O-acetate, in a rising number of medical Marijuana products.   According to the OMMA, the manufactured THC compound is not a medical Marijuana product and has been shown to be harmful when added to products already containing THC. Side effects can include seizures, difficulty speaking and vomiting.   Metis, the OMMA’s quality assurance lab,…
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‘The Dome’ in Kent could become medical marijuana dispensary

Kent — “The Dome” on Currie Hall Parkway in Kent may become a medical Marijuana Dispensary if Galenas, a medical Marijuana production company, is awarded a license by the state to open a facility in that location. Michael Scheeser, president of Galenas which would own Shire Dispensary, said there’s a chance the company may not receive permission to open facility in the lottery process.  “These awards will probably be announced…
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Could a medical marijuana dispensary open in Norwalk?

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Costa Rica congress approves legalization of marijuana for medicinal use

SAN JOSE, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Costa Rica’s Congress on Tuesday approved the legalization of Marijuana for medicinal purposes, despite opposition from conservative groups and President Carlos Alvarado who still needs to put his stamp of approval on the law. The law allows for the production and processing of cannabis, but does not regulate its recreational use. Independent lawmaker Zoila Volio, who backed the law and called the move a…
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City’s first-ever medical marijuna dispensary poised to receive permit approval – Santa Monica Daily Press

While medical Marijuana has been legal in California since 1996, this week is slated to mark the first time a medical Dispensary is given permission to open in Santa Monica. In the Planning Commission’s upcoming Oct. 20 meeting, staff recommend that commissioners grant a conditional use permit (CUP) for CPC Compassion, Inc. to open a shop called Local Cannabis Co. at 925 Wilshire Boulevard. Per the Santa Monica municipal code,…
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A peek inside Southwest Greensburg’s new marijuana dispensary – TribLIVE

Terri Kroh doesn’t question whether medical Marijuana is beneficial. She sees it almost daily through her role as medical director at Maitri Medicinals, which is opening a new medical Marijuana Dispensary in Southwest Greensburg. “It’s very, very rewarding,” Kroh said. “You see so many lives changed, individuals that come in that really were in so much pain they couldn’t walk, and then two weeks later they come back and they’re…
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Marijuana legalization was a mistake. Highly concentrated pot is destroying my son’s life.

My son’s story isn’t unique. We can’t keep going down this road. We can’t keep sacrificing our children on the altar of pot. Aubree Adams  |  Opinion contributor I absolutely loved living in Colorado. Family-oriented Pueblo is the state’s best-kept secret. Lake Pueblo, Pueblo Mountain Park and Devil’s Canyon are perfect places to hike. We lived in an old Craftsman home in the historic district, with a beautiful garden and…
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Watsonville’s First Cannabis Dispensary Opens | Good Times Santa Cruz

By Todd Guild Posted on October 15, 2021 WATSONVILLE—Watsonville’s first retail cannabis outlet, called The Hook, opens Friday. The 3,600-square-foot warehouse is located on a stretch of road on Hangar Way in a quickly growing part of the city that includes the Slough Brewing Collective and Santa Cruz Cider Co. Co-owner Bryce Berryessa says the space inside The Hook was modeled on a retro-80s motif, which includes display cases built…
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Legalize marijuana now: There are no good reasons left for locking people up – Standard Speaker

Legalize marijuana now: There are no good reasons left for locking people up  Standard Speaker…
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Medical marijuana dispensary to open in Southwest Greensburg – TribLIVE

A medical Marijuana Dispensary is coming to Southwest Greensburg. Maitri Medicinals will open in a strip mall located at 1075 S. Main St., near the intersection of Route 30 and Route 119. A ribbon cutting is planned Monday. This will be the third medical Marijuana Dispensary opened by Maitri Medicinals, joining its other locations in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood and Uniontown, Fayette County. “We are proud to further our commitment…
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SC elementary teacher had marijuana edibles in student prize box: Report – fox28media.com

SC elementary teacher had marijuana edibles in student prize box: Report  fox28media.com Sheriff: Teacher had marijuana edibles in student prize box  WTOP South Carolina teacher arrested after student takes marijuana gummies from prize box in classroom, sheriff says  WGN TV Chicago Sheriff: Midlands teacher had marijuana edibles in student prize box  WIS10 SC teacher charged after student grabs marijuana edibles from candy reward box  Charleston Post Courier View Full Coverage…
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Somerset’s Solar Therapeutics dispensary workers win union election

SOMERSET — Workers at Solar Therapeutics, a local cannabis Dispensary, voted to join the United Food and Commercial Workers union on Wednesday, after management declined to voluntarily recognize the union. “I am so proud of my coworkers for sticking together,” Erin Bosse, a worker at the Dispensary, said in a statement provided by the union. “We love our jobs and know that by forming our union, we will be able…