Medicos se oponen a marihuana recreativa

Massachusetts - En Waltham, la Sociedad Medica de Massachusetts continua oponiéndose a la legalización de la marihuana recreativa en el estado, así lo reflejo la votación del fin de semana  que realizaron los líderes de la organización que representa a más de 25,000 médicos, esto luego de que un grupo anunciara que había conseguido suficientes  firmas para avanzar con su pregunta pro marihuana para la balota. El grupo de médicos también aprobó una resolución pidiéndoles a los doctores que le adviertan  a las mujeres en edad de procrear que  el uso de la marihuana medicinal  podría representar riesgos para el embarazo,…
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Rhode Island State Police seized 85 pounds of Marijuana

Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on Thursday, April 2, 2015, Troopers assigned to the Hope Valley Barracks arrested a New York man and seized approximately eighty-five (85) pounds of marijuana during a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 in the Town of Richmond.   Troopers arrested Bing Zhou LIU, age 21, of Brooklyn, NY during the traffic stop and arraigned him on the charges of manufacturing /possession with intent to deliver Marijuana Greater than 5kilograms and possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.   The Fourth Division…
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RISP Arrest Two People on Marijuana Distribution Charges

RI - Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of two people on drug distribution charges by the State Police High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force with assistance from the State Police Hope Valley Barracks, the Hopkinton Police Department and the Charlestown Police Department. Darren Higgs, age 48, of 47 Wiitala Dr, Charlestown, Rhode Island was arrested and charged with: • Possession of Marijuana in Excess of 5 Kilos, • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver, and; • Conspiracy to Violate the Controlled Substance Act…
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Massachusetts Grants 20 Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses

Last November voters approved a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in the state of Massachusetts. Now it has granted the first 20 dispensary licenses across 10 of its 14 counties. Despite being permitted to award up to 35 licenses, the state has only decided to grant 20, leaving many wondering about the Registered Marijuana Dispensary Selection Committee's strategies. Despite being awarded a license, these companies will still have to pass a final inspection by the state health department and must comply with local requirements before opening. There are still mixed feeling among residents about medical marijuana. Some local officials…
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Medical Marijuana Will Be on the Florida November Ballot

On Monday, the state Supreme Court in Florida approved in a 4-3 decision an initiative to put whether to legalize medical marijuana in the state on the November ballot . This is a defeat for Attorney General Pam Bondi (R), who fought to keep the question off the ballot. But for personal-injury lawyer John Morgan, this is a victory after he spent $4 million on a medical marijuana petition drive. Come November, Florida would join 20 other states and would become the first Southern state to approve marijuana for medical use if 60 percent of the votes are in favor…
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