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Missouri to vote on whether to legalize medical marijuana

Many states around the country voted to legalize medical marijuana in 2016, with many more proposing to do the same. On November 6, residents of Missouri will vote on whether to legalize medical marijuana. However, there is not just one proposal on the ballot regarding this issue, but three. All three proposals would permit individuals with certain medical ailments to possess and consume medical marijuana. How they differ comes down to taxes.

What forms of medical marijuana are lawful in Ohio?

Many people in Ohio suffer from medical conditions that are not well controlled by traditional medicine. However, marijuana has proved to be useful in some cases for medical purposes. Therefore, medical marijuana has been made legal in Ohio. However, not all forms of marijuana are lawful for medicinal purposes.

Considering a business or investment opportunity in the cannabis industry?

It's a historic time for the cannabis industry. Legalization of medical marijuana has swept across the nation in recent years, with approvals in the majority of states and hints that federal decriminalization may soon follow. Recreational use, too, has been legalized in a growing number of states.

Ohio auditor criticizes handling of medical marijuana program

While medical marijuana was legalized in Ohio in 2016, there have been some hiccups in trying to get the program off the ground. One particular issue is the issuance of licenses for cultivators of medical marijuana. Per law, if a person in Ohio wants to grow marijuana, they must have a license from the state to do so. And, at least one report indicates that the state's approach towards licensure has made some critical errors.

What conditions can medical marijuana be prescribed for in Ohio?

The state of Ohio may have legalized marijuana for medicinal uses, but that doesn't mean physicians can prescribe it for any ailment they deem appropriate. There are limits the state has put into place with regards to what conditions can be treated with medical marijuana. These are known as "qualifying medical conditions." It is important to know what marijuana can legally be prescribed for so as to not run afoul of the law.

What Every Entrepreneur In The Cannabis Industry Should Know...

The marijuana industry is ripe with opportunity like never before. Yet it takes more than a forward-thinking business owner to get a successful enterprise up and running. It also takes a thorough knowledge of the countless regulatory obstacles that will stand in your way, at each step of the way.

Cultivators of medical marijuana face legal hurdles

The cultivation, sale and use of medical marijuana is increasingly becoming legal in states across the nation. This is good news for those who suffer from debilitating medical conditions, who may find their only source of relief is through the use of medical marijuana. However, issues can come up when state law and federal law clash.

Regulatory Obstacles That Can Derail Marijuana Businesses In A Heartbeat

Now more than ever, the cannabis industry offers vast and untapped opportunities for enterprising minds. But starting - and running - a successful marijuana business is by no means an easy road. The regulatory roadblocks alone can be mind-boggling.

Poll reports majority of respondents approve of medical marijuana

Marijuana can be a valuable medical treatment for many patients suffering from various illnesses. In fact, one cannabidiol-based drug has recently been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to use for certain epilepsy disorders. And, while the legalization of medical marijuana is gaining steam in nation, many states do not permit it, despite public opinion.

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