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04 Jul

Rabbi to Open Medical Marijuana Dispensary in D.C.

Rabbi Fights Feds to Open Pot Shop  By Amanda Winkler  |  Published in Reason.com “[The federal government] should know who is a pot dealer and who is not. For them to pretend otherwise is ridiculous,” says Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn. Kahn, an ordained rabbi who has served congregations for over 30 years, is opening a medical marijuana dispensary in

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29 Oct

DC Circuit Orders Supplemental Briefing in Landmark Federal Medical Marijuana Case

Just hours after the U.S. Court of Appeal for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in the federal landmark case Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Administration, the court ordered supplemental briefing on the issue of “standing.” By Joe Elford  |  Published by Americans For Safe Access Just hours after the U.S. Court of Appeal for the D.C. Circuit heard oral

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11 Oct

Protests Underscore Societal Illnesses

As Dr. Gabor Mate explains to Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman at the Occupy Wall Street manifestation, a majority of American adults are ill due to stress, which has a direct impact to the development of a child’s health. As occupations are sprouting up in a grassroots movement throughout the states and abroad, these forms of

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18 Nov

Mayor Will Pick Board to Oversee D.C. Medical Marijuana Program

A four-member, mayor-appointed board will oversee the District’s medical marijuana program when the heavily regulated system rolls out sometime next year.

The mayor-appointed board is a key change in the latest set of regulations released by the city, which took the power of overseeing the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana away from the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration. The changes were made after a 45-day public input period. They also include new measures for how the city will chose who can operate medical marijuana facilities.

The new regulations, however, do not increase the number of ailments for which doctors can prescribe marijuana in the District. Only patients suffering from HIV, AIDS, cancer, glaucoma and multiple sclerosis can get a prescription.

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