Monthly Archives - October 2016

Marijuana legalization 2016: A glance at 9 states with pot measures on the ballot

By Paul Elias and David Crary, The Associated Press Published: Sep 28, 2016, 6:56 am • Updated: 7 days ago SAN FRANCISCO — From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the ballot measures amount to the closest the U.S. has come to a national referendum on the drug. Definitive guide to marijuana on the 2016 ballot: Recreational &...

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California Hospital Considers Allowing Patients to Use Medical Marijuana

Lisa Fine Patients may one day soon be able to openly use medical marijuana inside a Northern California hospital. If the hospital’s governing board approves the idea, Marin General Hospital would become the first in the state to allow it. On Tuesday evening, the Marin Healthcare District Board took a step in that direction by voting to ask its staff to investigate clinical and legal issues related to patient use of the drug on-site. Medical marijuana is legal in the state, but hospitals haven’t...

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