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MDs: Medical Pot Only OK for Sick Kids Failed by Other Drugs

With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation’s most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy.

01/26/2015

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Director Appointed to Medical Marijuana Commission

The Maryland Medical Marijuana Commission has announced the appointment of its first executive director.

12/26/2014

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Md. Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Regulations

A Maryland commission approved regulations on Thursday to implement a medical marijuana program after a drawn-out process in a state that has struggled to make marijuana available to sick patients.

11/13/2014

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Medical Marijuana Panel Changes Regulations

A Maryland panel on medical marijuana is looking at adjusting fees for growers, dispensers and patients, which critics say are too high.

10/28/2014

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Medical Marijuana Panel May Vote On Regulations

A Maryland panel could begin voting on regulations to make medical marijuana available in Maryland.

10/28/2014

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Md. Medical Marijuana Getting Down to Business

The business of medical marijuana is the focus of a meeting in Bethesda.

10/08/2014

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Md. Panel Still Has Work To Do On Medical Pot

A Maryland commission still has significant decisions to make about proposed regulations for the state’s medical marijuana law as they bump up against a deadline.

09/15/2014

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D.C. Council Wants Doctors To Be Able To Prescribe More Medical Marijuana

The D.C. Council wants doctors to be able to prescribe medical marijuana to any patient they think would benefit from it.

06/13/2014

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Health Insurers Just Say No To Marijuana Coverage

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don’t cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.

05/08/2014

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Lawmakers Reach Compromise on Medical Marijuana

The House and Senate have reached a final agreement on plans to make medical marijuana more widely available.

04/07/2014

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