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Medical marijuana for child use moving forward in Ill.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (BP) — Children in Illinois will be eligible for medical marijuana prescriptions, according to rules announced by state health officials in late December. The rules by the Illinois Department of Public Health amend the medical marij- uana pilot … Continue reading

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Marijuana oil research bill signed into law

MONTGOMERY (TAB) — The hotly debated marijuana oil research bill passed by the Alabama Legislature March 20 was signed into law today by Gov. Robert Bentley and will be effective June 1. Senate Bill 174, also known as Carly’s Law, will … Continue reading

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Legislature approves marijuana oil research

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Legislation that would fund a University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Neurology study on the effectiveness of using cannabidiol (CBD) oil — a marijuana derivative — to treat severe seizures will make its way to Gov. … Continue reading

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Banks open for business with marijuana dealers

WASHINGTON (BP) — Banks can do business with marijuana dealers according to a new set of guidelines issued by the Obama administration that could be used to pressure Congress to change federal law regarding the drug, which has been legalized … Continue reading

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Moore opposes medical marijuana

NASHVILLE (ABP) — The Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) top public-policy expert says any therapeutic benefits of medical marijuana are outweighed by costs to society that disproportionately burden the poor. Russell Moore, president of the SBC’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, said in … Continue reading

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