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Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

New York Health Commissioner: Medical Marijuana Trial Likely To Launch In 2014

Dr. Nirav Shah told lawmakers at a hearing Monday that a trial run is intended to examine the drug’s effectiveness in patient treatment, for example with pain in stages of cancer.

02/03/2014

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Conn. Medical Marijuana Cultivator Aiming To Produce Prescription Pot In 4 Months

A Simsbury-based medical marijuana cultivator is one of four producers selected Tuesday by the state to begin operations. Curaleaf is aiming to be ready to meet the demand by early summer.

01/29/2014

The Marijuana Policy Project has purchased five pro-pot billboards along New Jersey highways. (credit: Marijuana Policy Project)

Pro-Marijuana Group’s Billboards Tackle NFL Drug Policy

Some pro-marijuana billboards are popping along New Jersey highways — and are taking aim at the NFL in the days before Super Bowl XLVIII is played at the Meadowlands.

01/28/2014

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Conn. Officials Announce Approval For 4 Medical Marijuana Producers

Four producers will operate facilities in West Haven, Portland, Simsbury and Watertown. The law was passed in 2012 and allows the use of marijuana for patients suffering from one of 11 specific debilitating illnesses whose doctors believe the treatment is appropriate.

01/28/2014

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Report: NFL Would Consider Letting Players Use Medical Marijuana

“I’m not a medical expert,” Goodell said. “We will obviously follow signs. We will follow medicine and if they determine this could be a proper usage in any context, we will consider that. Our medical experts are not saying that right now.”

01/23/2014

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Cuomo Lays Out Agenda In State Of The State Address

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is delivering a broad election-year agenda in a State of the State speech promoting a property tax freeze, tougher anti-corruption laws and modernizing New York City’s airports.

01/08/2014

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Gov. Cuomo Outlines Details Of Medical Marijuana Plan

The plan would allow 20 hospitals to dispense marijuana to people suffering from cancer and some other diseases under state Department of Health regulations.

01/08/2014

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Gov. Cuomo To Announce New Stance On Medical Marijuana This Week

The announcement is expected to be made in his State of the State address later this week, it has caught some people off guard and has some, including supporters of medical marijuana, worried.

01/06/2014

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Cuomo Reverses Field, Will Legalize Medical Marijuana

Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize medical marijuana represents an about-face for the Democratic governor.

01/05/2014

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N.J. Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana Patients To Go Out Of State For Drug

The bill’s sponsor, Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-Scotch Plains), said New Jersey’s medical marijuana program has been slow going and she said not all strains are available in the Garden State.

12/12/2013

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Seen At 11: Medical Marijuana For Your Furry Friends

When it comes to sick pets many owners will go to great lengths to help them feel better. Now, some have started to take matters into their own hands and have turned to a remedy that isn’t even legal in some states.

11/22/2013

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N.J. Health Department Approves Second Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Sell To Patients

The New Jersey Health Department announced Friday that Compassionate Care Foundation in Egg Harbor Township can open. The dispensary has not announced exactly what day it will open.

10/04/2013

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N.J. Assembly Passes New Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana For Children

The New Jersey State Assembly on Monday approved a major change to the state’s medical marijuana program, which could permit marijuana in edible form for children.

09/09/2013

Governor Chris Christie addresses state legislators during his State of the State Address on Jan. 8, 2013 in Trenton.

Christie Agrees To Give Kids Easier Access To Medical Marijuana

New Jersey’s governor agreed to allow production of ingestible forms of pot at state-approved dispensaries and to allow dispensaries to grow more than three strains of the drug.

08/16/2013

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