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15
Aug
2018

In land of zero tolerance, Escambia County schools find medical marijuana middle ground

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The Escambia County School District is among the limited number of Florida school districts that will allow parents to administer medical marijuana treatments to their children on campus. In 2016, 71 percent of Florida voters approved constitutional Amendment 2, legalizing medical marijuana. Florida statutes require every school district to write a policy for how it will allow administration of medical marijuana. At

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15
Aug
2018

Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open Soon

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Big Island Now on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, had the opportunity to speak with long-time farmer Richard Ha about his plans to open a medical marijuana dispensary in East Hawai‘i. Ha was asked what inspired him to get into the medical marijuana business. “Well, you know, there was a group of folks on the Hāmākua Coast

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15
Aug
2018

Florida education news: Charter schools, medical marijuana, first day back and more

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CHARTER SCHOOLS: Directors of a Clearwater-based charter school firm blast management over its failure to have a new building ready at its Pasco County site in time for classes to resume. They said they found out about the problem only as the school’s open house was canceled. MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Several Florida school districts violate state law with continued bans on medical marijuana

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14
Aug
2018

Ontario scraps government monopoly, adopts private retail plan for adult-use cannabis market

Ontario’s new retail framework for recreational cannabis will start with online-only sales when legalization takes effect Oct. 17,  with a network of privately owned stores expected to be in place by April 1. The new retail plan, first reported by Marijuana Business Daily, is a complete overhaul of the previous government’s commitment to opening only a small

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14
Aug
2018

Israel & Canada high on budding medical cannabis ties

Experts warn government regulations tied to exporting marijuana could lose Israel billions of dollars in revenue Israel, the so-called Start-up Nation, could soon become known as the Silicon Valley of medical marijuana if leaders in the industry have their way. Israel’s medical cannabis sector is flourishing, thanks in part to growing business ties with Canada,

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14
Aug
2018

Welland council cautious during medical marijuana discussion

With potential litigation involving a proposed medical marijuana production facility, Welland council was cautioned to tread carefully Thursday night. Mayor Frank Campion told councillors to stick specifically to an information report before them during a special council meeting, which also saw the issue dealt with in an in-camera session. In response to a question from

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