Columbus changing zoning laws for medical marijuana growers – WHIO

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UPDATE @ 6:57 a.m. Police arrested one person for possession of drugs during an OVI checkpoint in Greene County Saturday night, according to a release.  485 motorists were checked while passing through the checkpoint on Colonel Glenn Highway between Zink Road and Presidential drive.  Of those 485 motorists, 9 who had consumed alcohol were evaluated for impairment but were not …

Black caucus leaders host meeting – WHAG

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Burtonsville, Md. – Leaders of Maryland’s legislative black caucus held the first in a series of town hall meetings on Saturday. Leaders of the black caucus spent their day going over several important issues with dozens of their constituents. “We’ve started this new forum, a rolling series of forums that will go throughout that state to solicit ideas and get …

Veterans push state Senate on medical marijuana treatment for PTSD sufferers – New York Daily News

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ALBANY — Veterans groups are pushing the state Senate to pass legislation allowing medical marijuana to be used in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.”I think it is time that we start taking care of the people that have PTSD,” said Bob Becker, legislative chairman of the State Council of Veterans Organizations who was at the Capitol Wednesday lobbying lawmakers. …

Veterans push state Senate on medical pot use for PTSD sufferers … – New York Daily News

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ALBANY — Veterans groups are pushing the state Senate to pass legislation allowing medical marijuana to be used in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.”I think it is time that we start taking care of the people that have PTSD,” said Bob Becker, legislative chairman of the State Council of Veterans Organizations who was at the Capitol Wednesday lobbying lawmakers. …

Governor honors 21 state government managers for outstanding performance – The Olympian

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Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday honored 21 state agency managers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership. Recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Award for Leadership in Management were honored at an awards luncheon at the Governor’s Mansion. This year’s recipients were recognized for a wide range of accomplishments, including work to streamline public services, support healthy and safe communities and save millions …

Governor honors 21 state government managers for outstanding … – The Olympian

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Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday honored 21 state agency managers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership. Recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Award for Leadership in Management were honored at an awards luncheon at the Governor’s Mansion. This year’s recipients were recognized for a wide range of accomplishments, including work to streamline public services, support healthy and safe communities and save millions …

Appeals panel: Judge correct to find IL wrong to deny CPOP as OK condition for medical marijuana – Cook County Record

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A state appeals panel has agreed a Cook County judge was right to find state regulators were wrong in denying a request to add a condition known as chronic post-operative pain to the growing list of conditions for which medical marijuana can legally be prescribed in Illinois. But the three-justice panel of the Illinois First District Appellate Court said Cook …

Ohioans buying Michigan medical pot ahead of rules being – WHIO

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Cleveland — Ohioans wanting medical marijuana have been crossing the border into Michigan, where some Detroit-area dispensaries will sell to out-of-staters who are issued recommendations for cannabis use months ahead of the drug becoming available in their home state, according to officials from a company providing the recommendations. Those recommendations, given by doctors working for a Toledo business or any …

Ohioans buying Michigan medical pot ahead of rules being set – WHIO

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Man police say involved in alleged abduction try arraigned on unrelated charges – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

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Photo by: Champaign County Jail Todd Bryan Milner, 51, of Urbana, arraigned Tuesday, May 23, 2017, on a petition to revoke his probation for a misdemeanor assault conviction. Other Related Content URBANA — A man who police say was in a van involved in a reported abduction attempt in unincorporated Urbana over the weekend was arraigned Tuesday on unrelated charges. …

Man police say involved in alleged abduction try arraigned on … – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

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Photo by: Champaign County Jail Todd Bryan Milner, 51, of Urbana, arraigned Tuesday, May 23, 2017, on a petition to revoke his probation for a misdemeanor assault conviction. Other Related Content URBANA — A man who police say was in a van involved in a reported abduction attempt in unincorporated Urbana over the weekend was arraigned Tuesday on unrelated charges. …

Man police say involved in abduction try arraigned on unrelated charges – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

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Photo by: Champaign County Jail Todd Bryan Milner, 51, of Urbana, arraigned Tuesday, May 23, 2017, on a petition to revoke his probation for a misdemeanor assault conviction. URBANA — A man who police say was in a van involved in a reported abduction attempt in unincorporated Urbana over the weekend was arraigned Tuesday on unrelated charges. Champaign County sheriff’s …

Whoopi Goldberg backs medical pot for menstrual cramps in NY – New York Daily News

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ALBANY — Whoopi Goldberg says New York should allow medical marijuana to be used to treat extreme menstrual cramps — period. The actress and co-host of “The View” issued a statement Tuesday urging legislators and Gov. Cuomo to get behind a bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) that would expand New York’s tightly controlled medical pot program to …

Whoopi Goldberg throws support behind medical marijuana for menstrual cramps in New York – New York Daily News

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ALBANY — Whoopi Goldberg says New York should allow medical marijuana to be used to treat extreme menstrual cramps — period. The actress and co-host of “The View” issued a statement Tuesday urging legislators and Gov. Cuomo to get behind a bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) that would expand New York’s tightly controlled medical pot program to …

Md. Black Caucus upset with approval of first medical marijuana license – Fox Baltimore

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The chair of the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus is expressing “shock” at news that the state’s cannabis commission has given final approval to the first license to grow medical marijuana. BALTIMORE (WBFF) — The chair of the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus is expressing “shock” at news that the state’s cannabis commission has given final approval to the first license to …