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September 25, 2020

New Jersey: Lawmakers Approve Telemedicine for Medical Cannabis Authorizations

However, unless the patient is a child, developmentally disabled, terminally ill, receiving hospice care, or housebound, the patient must have had at least one previous in-person visit with the recommending physician.

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September 25, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: The Rick Steves Advice for Surviving the Pandemic

Rick was both a principal sponsor and a major financial supporter of the successful Washington state marijuana legalization initiative approved by the voters of his state in 2012, making Washington, along with Colorado, the first two states to end criminal prohibition and replace it with a legal regulated system.

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September 25, 2020

Michigan: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Legislation

HB 4982 explicitly permits those convicted of one or more misdemeanor marijuana offenses to file a petition with the court to have their criminal record set aside.

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September 24, 2020

Study: Use of Cannabis Long-Term Not Associated with Cognitive Differences in Older Adults

“In this sample of individuals with neuropathic pain, no significant differences were found in cognitive performance between non-MC [medical cannabis] licensed and licensed patients."

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