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Neuroscience Powerhouse DNI to Set Up Cannabis Research Center

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AMHERST, N.Y. 3 June, 2015 – The largest private neuroscience institute in the United States just inked a deal to establish a clinical research center for medical marijuana. Dent Neurologic Institute will partner with Lewiston-based Herbal Agriculture to develop protocols for treating neurological disorders with cannabis. Herbal Agriculture, until recently ...

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Illinois Approves Medical Marijuana for PTSD

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SPRINGFIELD, IL. 30 May, 2015 – Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be added to the list of illnesses that qualify for medical marijuana under legislation now headed to Illinois governor Bruce Rauner for final approval. The Illinois House approved Senate Bill 33, introduced by Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie), on Saturday ...

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First Large Nevada Cannabis Farm Breaks Ground

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LAS VEGAS, NV. 27 May, 2015 – Nevada’s 9300 medical marijuana patients won’t need to grow their own for much longer. The states first large commercial cannabis farm broke ground on Wednesday. Nevada Pure, a football field-sized grow operation will harvest up to 18,000 plants per crop. Kathy Gillespie, a ...

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Cannabis Testing Begins in Nevada Lab

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LAS VEGAS, NV. 27 May, 2015 — Cannabis testing begins in Nevada today, after months of bureaucratic limbo, with state officials deliberating over pesticide and contamination standards. DigiPath Labs is now providing a full range of marijuana analysis at its Las Vegas laboratory under the direction of Cindy Orser, PhD. ...

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Nevada MMJ Dispensaries Still Not Open

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LAS VEGAS, NV. 24 May, 2015 — Nevada’s first licensed medical marijuana dispensaries have been ready to open their doors for months. What’s the hold up? Pesticide, according to Shane Terry, CEO of NuVeda, a company licensed to open dispensaries and grow operations. His operation has not been able to ...

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Senate to End VA Ban on Medical Marijuana?

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WASHINGTON, DC. 21 May, 2015 – In a significant first, the U.S. Senate bowed to veterans’ calls for medical marijuana access in states where it is legal. On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed, by an 18 –12 vote, an amendment allowing Veterans Administration (VA) doctors to recommend medical marijuana ...

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Texas Okays Low-THC Medical Marijuana

AUSTIN, TX. 18 May, 2015 — The Texas Compassionate Use Act is a milksop measure compared to the more muscular marijuana legislation lawmakers turned their backs on last week, but it’s the only cannabis reform likely to end up on Governor Greg Abbott’s desk in 2015. Texas lawmakers approved the ...

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