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Montana drafts medical marijuana regulations

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – The state health department has drafted proposed regulations for the medical marijuana industry, setting rules for quality testing, tracking and increasing fees. The Billings Gazette reports the Department of Public Health and Human Services plans a…

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Some Massachusetts towns going to pot, after all

By BOB SALSBERG BOSTON (AP) – They may not be mad about reefer, but a growing number of Massachusetts communities are leaving their borders open to commercial marijuana businesses, bucking a wave of bans and moratoriums that followed voter approval…

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Killer on probation gets medical pot prescription

By DAVID OVALLE MIAMI (AP) – On probation for a bloody 1999 gang murder, Miguel Valdes takes a host of pills to keep his longtime schizophrenia in check. Now, he can also legally use another medicine – marijuana, a drug…

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New details emerge in 11-month-old Colorado boy's death linked to marijuana

By John Ingold One of the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center doctors who wrote a case study linking marijuana to a fatal heart condition in an 11-month-old Colorado boy says he is surprised at the controversy surrounding the report….

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California's legal pot countdown: What's coming by Jan. 1

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD LOS ANGELES (AP) – California has published the rules that will govern its legal marijuana economy in 2018, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse into the future. But there are important steps before legal recreational sales…

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