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2014-07-24 23:14:13

Current Regulations Are Insufficient and Fail to Address a Growing Demand for this Treatment Option Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The medical staff of the Holistic Center, Dr. Robert Wong, MD and Diane Tarr, MS, APRN, BC, caution patients not to obtain their medicine from Massachusetts caregivers unless they are your own “personal” caregiver. The staff supports the need for patients to obtain their medical cannabis immediately but does not support allowing one caregiver...

2013-05-21 23:26:52

The Green Leaf continues to put focus on patients amidst growing concern of city-wide reduction of medical marijuana access points. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Despite the growing concern that many Los Angeles medical marijuana access points may have to close their doors after May 21st, The Green Leaf continues to maintain their foundational ethos: To serve sick patients that need safe access to quality cannabis. It is of concern that if passed, Proposition D on the May...

2013-04-16 23:00:59

PotLocator.com, the nation's third-leading medical marijuana dispensary locating service, has announced the addition of two brand new canna-businesses to it's solidified roster of clients. With an ongoing expansion of marketing in the West Coast, PotLocator's heralded services remain above the rest. (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 Nationally recognized by the medical marijuana industry as one of the more premier and top-tier medical marijuana dispensary, smoke shop, hydroponics and marijuana-related...

2008-10-11 03:00:22

By Tracy Manzer LONG BEACH - Federal raids were carried out at two medical marijuana dispensaries in Long Beach on Wednesday, authorities confirmed Friday. Drug Enforcement Administration agents searched Long Beach Holistics and HHA - both located on Fourth Street in the Downtown area - seizing marijuana in various forms, according to witnesses. DEA spokeswoman Sarah Pullen confirmed Friday that search warrants were served at two marijuana dispensaries, at 745 E. Fourth St. and 834 E....

2008-09-15 03:00:16

By Lauren McSherry San Bernardino County has appealed its medical marijuana lawsuit to the California Supreme Court, but it remains unclear whether the court will agree to hear the case. The county lost its lawsuit July 25 when a court of appeals ruled that a state law requiring counties to issue medical marijuana identification cards is constitutional. The county maintains that the state law is at odds with federal law, which criminalizes the drug. "The lower courts haven't done...

2008-09-06 00:00:27

By Allison B. Margolin Last week, California Attorney General Jerry Brown issued guidelines to regulate medical-marijuana-related activities in California. Ostensibly, he issued these guidelines to clarify the boundaries regarding patients, caregivers, collectives and law enforcement. Ultimately, however, the vagueness of the guidelines will only further motivate law enforcement and district attorneys throughout the state who are sincerely trying to follow the laws. In 1996, California...

2008-08-12 03:01:02

By David Herrick Even as California's massive budget deficit prompts new cuts to Medi-Cal's drug benefits for HIV/AIDS patients, county officials here waste precious resources in doomed legal challenges to state medical marijuana laws designed to help many of those very patients. For more than two-and-a-half years, San Bernardino and San Diego county officials sought somebody - anybody - in the courts who might entertain their convoluted arguments against obeying state medical marijuana...

2008-08-02 21:00:19

By Denise Nix A pot bust in a Redondo Beach motel room led to a precedent- setting ruling this week in the ongoing effort to decipher conflicting and controversial medicinal marijuana laws. Three justices from the 2nd District Court of Appeals decided Wednesday that state law does not require "a patient to periodically renew a doctor's recommendation regarding medical marijuana use." In addition, the justices ruled that it should be left to a jury to determine if the amount of marijuana...

2005-07-08 17:50:00

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -- Following a Supreme Court ruling that said the U.S. government could prosecute medical marijuana use, California officials said on Friday they would stop issuing identification cards to state residents who smoke marijuana to treat medical conditions. The state program has been suspended pending a legal review in light of last month's court decision, which said Congress may bar the cultivation and use of marijuana, State Health Director Sandra Shewry said in a...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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