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How To Prepare For Your First Medical Marijuana Care Appointment

Last fall, I signed up for the Medical Marijuana Program in Pennsylvania. I received my card in October and was eager to explore the dispensaries in the surrounding area. However, upon my first visit to a local dispensary, I was immediately overwhelmed. Although I’ve regularly visited states with adult-use recreational cannabis for the past four […]

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Washington State Announces Plan To Pardon Misdemeanor Cannabis Offenses

Washington state is taking a much-needed step toward cannabis justice. Governor Jay Inslee on Friday announced the Marijuana Justice Initiative, a plan to pardon thousands of misdemeanor cannabis possession convictions throughout the state. According to Inslee’s official governor website: The initiative will provide an expedited process to grant pardons to people with a single misdemeanor […]

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The Barr Code: Trump Nominates Tough-On-Drugs AG To Take Over From Sessions

Following Jeff Sessions’ resignation as attorney general last month, the cannabis community has been waiting anxiously for the announcement of his replacement. And we didn’t have to wait long, as last Friday, December 7, President Trump announced his nomination for William P. Barr for the attorney general’s office. Although the cannabis community thought we had […]

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South Korea Legalizes Medical Cannabis. Will Other Asian Countries Follow Suit?

On November 23, South Korea passed medical marijuana legislation. The country’s National Assembly voted on amendments to the Act on the Management of Narcotic Drugs to allow non-hallucinogenic doses of cannabis consumption for medical purposes, but still maintains its hardline stance against recreational cannabis. “There’s still a lot of work to do in developing the […]

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