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Interest in medical marijuana use exceeds Missouri estimates

Interest in medical marijuana use has far outpaced expectations only five months into Missouri’s new program. Missouri issued close to 22,000 medical marijuana cards since July 4, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Researchers with the University of Missouri’s Economic and ...

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5 years in, Washington considers overhaul of pot regulation

Cannabis consultant Juan Aguilar, left, assists customers Bill, right, and Nize Nylen and their son Russell shop for edible marijuana products in the Herban Legends pot shop in Seattle. Five years after Washington launched its pioneering legal marijuana market, officials are proposing their most ambitious overhaul yet of the way the industry is regulated, with plans for boosting minority ownership of pot businesses, spreading out oversight among a range of state agencies, and letting the smallest cannabis producers increase the size of the operations in an effort to help them become more competitive. AP file Photo by Elaine Thompson

Five years after Washington launched its pioneering legal marijuana market, officials are proposing an overhaul of the state’s industry rules, with plans for boosting minority ownership of pot businesses, paving the way for home deliveries of medical cannabis and letting ...

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‘This ain’t your mother’s marijuana,’ surgeon general says

Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Surgeon General Jerome ...

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