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Pew: Nearly 80 Percent of Americans Have a Marijuana Dispensary in Their County

NORML

"Today, for the first time since the adoption of federal marijuana prohibition, more US citizens reside in jurisdictions where cannabis is state-legal than live somewhere where it is not." The post Pew: Nearly 80 Percent of Americans Have a Marijuana Dispensary in Their County appeared first on NORML.

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Analysis: Proximity to Cannabis Dispensaries Not Correlated with Higher Rates of Youth Marijuana Use

NORML

"This study found no evidence for increased cannabis use among youth living in zip codes with active medical cannabis dispensaries. In fact, 12th graders living in zip codes with dispensaries had lower past-year and past-30-day cannabis use."

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NC Marijuana Dispensary | North Carolina’s first marijuana dispensary near Asheville has an opening date

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

(WTVD) — The eastern band of Cherokee Indians has set an opening date for North Carolina’s first marijuana dispensary. Back in September, tribal members voted to approve the adult use of marijuana on tribal land. The date–no surprise–is April 20. It is recognized as the national cannabis holiday.

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Rise in Storefront Marijuana Dispensaries Associated with Declines in Opioid-Related Deaths

NORML

"Increased medical and recreational storefront dispensary counts are associated with reduced opioid related mortality rates during the study period. The post Rise in Storefront Marijuana Dispensaries Associated with Declines in Opioid-Related Deaths appeared first on NORML.

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History made: Mississippi’s first medical marijuana dispensaries open for business

Leafly

The first of 162 state-licensed dispensaries opened on Wednesday afternoon. The post History made: Mississippi’s first medical marijuana dispensaries open for business appeared first on Leafly.

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New Jersey: Regulators Approve Provisional Licenses for 30 New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

NORML

Under the state's medical marijuana law, patients are not permitted to home-cultivate cannabis. The post New Jersey: Regulators Approve Provisional Licenses for 30 New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries appeared first on NORML. Only 23 medical cannabis facilities are currently operating in the state.

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The State of Medical Marijuana in Florida: Navigating Dispensaries, Eligibility, and Legalization

MMJ Recs

Florida has been at the forefront of the evolving landscape surrounding medical marijuana in the United States. As the state continues to navigate the complexities of legalization, patients, dispensaries, and the cannabis industry are witnessing significant changes. These cells can form tumours and interfere with normal body functions.