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April 2015

News

By News From Elsewhere. This article originally appeared on the BBC, April 30th 2015. The Italian army has unveiled its first cannabis farm, set up to try to lower the cost of medical marijuana in the country. The army’s foray into cannabis production was first announced by the government in

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Policy and Legislation

By Jeff Nagel This article originally appeared on Terrance Standard, April 30th 2015. B.C.’s provincial health officer is defending the value of marijuana as a medicine after federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose urged the City of Vancouver to shut down all local pot dispensaries rather than regulating them. Dr. Perry

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NewsPolicy and Legislation

By Tim Devaney This article originally appeared on The Hill, April 29th 2015. Marijuana businesses could open bank accounts under legislation unveiled in the House Wednesday. Banks are currently prohibited from doing business with marijuana dealers, even if they are licensed by their state, because they are selling a federally

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NewsPolicy and Legislation

By Philip Ross This article originally appeared on International Business Times, April 29th 2015. Pro marijuana advocates in Maine are expected to start collecting signatures to get recreational pot on the ballot in 2016 following approval Tuesday of a petition by the Secretary of State’s office, the Associated Press reported.

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Business

By Joseph De Avila This article originally appeared on the Wall Street Journal, April 28th 2015. Advanced Grow Labs is one of Connecticut’s four state-licensed pot producers; ‘this is medicine’ WEST HAVEN, Conn.— Dain Colandro grew microgreens while working in New York City restaurants. He left that industry to run

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By Christine D’Antonio This article originally appeared on CBS Pittsburgh, April 28th 2015. PITTSBURGH (KDKA)- Pittsburgh NORML hosted a forum Monday night on medical marijuana. It was held at the Union Project in the East Liberty-Highland Park section of Pittsburgh. State House Rep. Ed Gainey was on hand to lend

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This press release originally appeared on Drug Policy Alliance, on April 28th 2015. Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard N. Gottfried and Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Join as Co-Sponsors. Patients & Families Rally in Albany to Demand Emergency Access Before More Loved Ones Die Albany– Patients, family members and

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By Paula McCooney This article originally appeared on Ottawa Citizen, April 23rd 2015. A former Health Canada manager who helped Canadians navigate the sometimes hazy world of medical marijuana access has been appointed CEO of an emerging company that educates patients on its use. Gulwant Bajwa, 53, has taken on

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Business

This article originally appeared on PRNewsWire.com, April 22nd 2015. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – BioTrackTHC™, the leading provider of seed-to-sale software solutions for medical and retail marijuana businesses and state governments, today announced that it has retained Cannabis Global Initiative (CGI) to expand the reach of BioTrackTHC’s cannabis tracking technology to

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