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What’s Happening

May 1, 2017

by Roger Fillion National and International News Sessions Gives Mixed Signals on Marijuana U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions renewed his criticism of marijuana but also seemed to insinuate that the Department of Justice won’t launch a wide-ranging crackdown on cannabis businesses. Sessions suggested his department is essentially unable to initiate widespread raids on the hundreds […]

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What’s Happening

March 1, 2017

National and State News Developments by Roger Fillion National Whether they know it or not, America’s four largest banks have held accounts for marijuana businesses, in contrast to public pronouncements that they avoid the cannabis industry. An analysis by RB Monitor, a Chicago firm that pinpoints the risks financial institutions might face working with the […]

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New Jersey medical marijuana program doubles patient count

February 23, 2017

New Jersey’s medical marijuana program saw its patient count nearly double last year, breaking the 10,000 mark for the first time, according to an annual report released by the New Jersey Department of Health. The jump in patients should be welcome news for New Jersey’s five operating medical marijuana dispensaries, which will likely see an […]

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What’s Happening: National and State News Developments

February 1, 2017

By Roger Fillion National Two major universities received nearly $20 million in donations for marijuana-related studies. The University of Miami’s Project to Cure Paralysis and Miller School of Medicine received a $16 million grant from Scythian Bioscience to research whether a CBD-based pill can reduce brain cell inflammation that occurs after concussions and other injuries. […]

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Illinois medical marijuana market posting record numbers

January 5, 2017 · Updated January 10, 2017

Illinois’ medical marijuana market is posting record month-to-month increases across a number of categories, overcoming an initial slow start and building on recent gains, new state data show. According to the Illinois Department of Health: The state’s 49 medical marijuana dispensaries saw a total of more than $36 million in retail sales for 2016. For […]

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Medical marijuana bills filed in South Carolina

December 30, 2016 · Updated February 1, 2018

A South Carolina statehouse representative has pre-filed two medical marijuana bills that his fellow legislators will consider during the 2017 legislative session. If passed, the bills would be another major advance for cannabis legalization in the traditionally conservative South, where Florida, Arkansas and Louisiana passed medical marijuana laws in 2016. Tennessee and Kentucky lawmakers also […]

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