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2013-03-04 08:26:16

Medbox founder to write book on navigating the legal marijuana industry HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), announced that last Wednesday members of the Florida House and Senate introduced a new medical marijuana bill that would allow for the drug's use through licensed dispensaries. Nine other States have pending legislation to legalize medicinal marijuana including: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, New...

2011-05-24 11:42:00

DEA Has Failed to Issue Required Decision after 9 Years WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of advocacy groups and patients yesterday filed suit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to compel the Obama Administration to formally respond to a 9-year-old petition to have marijuana rescheduled under the provisions of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Relief sought from the Court of Appeals would enable states with medical marijuana...

2010-11-16 11:17:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national coalition of medical marijuana advocates is renewing their demand to the Drug Enforcement Administration to act on an eight-year-old petition to reschedule marijuana for medical use as the U.S. Senate Judiciary committee holds confirmation hearings for interim DEA administrator Michele Leonhart this Wednesday, November 17,( )2010. The rescheduling petition offers a unique opportunity to narrow the ever widening gap between...

2010-04-15 13:18:00

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by DrugScience.org: As scientists and researchers from Israel, Brazil, Canada and the US participate in the Sixth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, a coalition of medical marijuana advocates is calling on the Obama administration for prompt action on an eight-year-old petition to reschedule marijuana for medical use. The petition, filed in 2002, argues that marijuana should be classified...