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WebMD Survey Says Most Doctors Believe Medicinal Weed Works

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April 2, 2014
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A survey conducted by Web MD shows more than half of the doctors who participated support the legalization of marijuana. Video provided by Newsy


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Minnesota Comes One Step Closer to Medicinal Marijuana

Minnesota Comes One Step Closer to Medicinal Marijuana

TheStreet (May 7, 2014) — The Minnesota Senate approved a medicinal marijuana bill on Tuesday and the bill will now to go the House, which is expected to review a more restrictive version of medicinal marijuana legislation on Friday. The vote was bipartisan and overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing medicinal marijuana. Governor Mark Dayton (D) originally said he was opposed to the measure, but now sounds like he will listen to the patients who want their doctors to be able to offer this alternative medicine. Video provided by TheStreet
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Medbox CEO Weighs in on Marijuana Stocks

Medbox CEO Weighs in on Marijuana Stocks

TheStreet (Feb. 3, 2014) — Medicinal marijuana sales have been approved in 20 states (plus Washington, D.C.) and recreational use green lighted in Colorado and Washington state. Investors have the munchies for the best weed stocks. Call it spliff dividends. Bruce Bedrick, CEO of marijuana public company Medbox (MDBX) that trades over the counter, discusses whether or not investing in this sector is a prudent move. How can traders filter the duds from the good stuff without impaired judgment? Video provided by TheStreet
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Senator Rand Paul Offers Medical Marijuana Amendment

Senator Rand Paul Offers Medical Marijuana Amendment

TheStreet (June 19, 2014) — Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) offered an amendment that would keep the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Agency from spending federal money to undermine states who have legalized marijuana. The House passed a similar amendment in May, but without the Senate the passage meant nothing. The DEA continues to harass groups involved with marijuana in states that have some legalization. Boston doctors were complaining of intimidating tactics by the DEA who threatened their licenses if they continued to support medicinal marijuana. A NY legislative vote has yet to happen today. Video provided by TheStreet
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Medicinal Marijuana Vote in New York Senate Could Come in Weeks

Medicinal Marijuana Vote in New York Senate Could Come in Weeks

TheStreet (May 13, 2014) — New York State legislators are getting closer to voting on medicinal marijuana legislation. A recent amendment was made to the legislation listing the approved illnesses that would be covered. Senator Diane Savino's counsel Bryan Clenahan tells TheStreet that the bill needs to go to the health committee and then possibly the finance committee first. After that, it could come to the floor for a vote before the session ends on June 19th. Clenahan says there are enough bipartisan votes to pass the legislation, but he concedes that time is running out. Video provided by TheStreet
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