NM’s medical marijuana program flourishing

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than 1,000 New Mexicans have applied for medical marijuana licenses since Republican Gov. Susana Martinez took office in January, prompting the administration that had advocated repeal of the law to instead propose taking the program outside of the public health department. Read more


Marijuana May Be Studied for Combat Disorder

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For years now, some veterans groups and marijuana advocates have argued that the therapeutic benefits of the drug can help soothe the psychological wounds of battle. But with only anecdotal evidence as support, their claims have yet to gain widespread acceptance in medical circles.
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Bill would let states oversee marijuana

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Reps. Barney Frank and Ron Paul launch an effort to end federal enforcement of marijuana laws. CNN’s Brian Todd reports.

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Feds working with states to resolve medical-marijuana issues, U.S. Attorney General says

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder suggested on Thursday that the Justice Department will work with governors and other states to reach a satisfactory resolution to the establishment of dispensaries that sell marijuana to patients in state-sponsored medical-marijuana programs.

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Feds warn states, but not New Mexico, on medical marijuana

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Several states — but not New Mexico — have received warnings from the Department of Justice over their medical marijuana programs, leading them to reassess their programs, according to the Associated Press. The “ominous-sounding letters” have gone to the states in recent weeks.

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