medical marijuana

The University of the Sciences is offering an MBA program focused on the medical marijuana industry.
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Justin Udo
August 22, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of the Sciences is offering a one-of-a-kind program focused on the business side of pot as it looks to create leaders in the medical marijuana industry. Medical marijuana is now legal in 33 states, and as demand for it continues to grow, so do the job...
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Dan Wing
June 08, 2019 - 10:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Medical marijuana has been legal in Delaware for nearly a decade, but the 'First State' is now one step closer to approving weed for recreational purposes too. The goal of bill sponsors is to keep pot out of the hands of minors. The bill got approval from the...
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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
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Justin Udo
June 03, 2019 - 3:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday the state needs more medical marijuana providers. "When I took office last year, New Jersey had 17,000 patients in our medical marijuana program. Today, we have about 47,000 patients with nearly 3,000 patients joining the...
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Final vote for recreational marijuana use in Illinois House.
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May 31, 2019 - 9:37 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on the issue. Those 21 and older would be able to...
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David Madden
May 30, 2019 - 4:10 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey state Senate has joined the Assembly in approving sweeping expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program. There was an effort to put off a vote to take the sales tax off medical marijuana, which failed. The final tally: 33-4 with three abstentions...
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A pediatric epilepsy drug containing cannabis that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration is now permitted on flights, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
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May 27, 2019 - 7:27 pm
By Kate Sullivan and Tammy Kupperman, CNN (CNN) - - A pediatric epilepsy drug containing cannabis that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration is now permitted on flights, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The agency recently updated its guidance to passengers...
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David Madden
May 23, 2019 - 4:35 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey Assembly overwhelming approved what was Gov. Phil Murphy’s “plan B” on expanding the availability of medical marijuana in the state. The vote wasn’t even close, with 65 in favor, five against with a half dozen abstentions. Unlike legalizing...
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Jim Melwert and Gov. Tom Wolf
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Jim Melwert
May 23, 2019 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that Lt. Gov. John Fetterman's statewide listening tour is over, Gov. Tom Wolf told KYW Newsradio Pennsylvanians would now "like to see some movement" on marijuana. The report is currently being written, he said. Fetterman visited every county in the state and...
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May 20, 2019 - 7:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities. But social equity has been both a sticking point and selling point this year in New York and...
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David Madden
May 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — The Murphy Administration says come Monday the New Jersey medical marijuana program will be undergoing some changes. These changes were announced just before the move to legalize recreational marijuana was killed in favor of a proposal to change the state’s...
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