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Carney vetoes medical marijuana gun bill

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware Gov. John Carney on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have allowed medical marijuana patients to possess firearms without fear of prosecution by the state. It’s illegal under federal law for medical marijuana patients to purchase or own firearms. That wouldn’t have changed under House Bill 276, but patients who are not otherwise prohibited from possessing firearms would have …

House Bill 276 would allow medical marijuana patients to legally purchase firearms.

Bill OKing medical marijuana patients owning guns heads to Senate floor

Jarek Rutz Delaware Live, Government, Headlines

A bill that would allow medical marijuana patients to obtain a firearm will head to the Senate floor. The bill, which passed the House on June 14, continued to draw strong public support before it was passed 6-0 by the Senate Health and Social Services Committee Wednesday. Under House Bill 276, a patient registered in Delaware’s medical marijuana program would …

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Cannabis edibles to debut in Delaware in weeks

Charles Megginson Business, Headlines, Health

The First State Compassion cannabis kitchen team at the company’s new facility in Wilmington. A Delaware-based medical marijuana company that has opened a state-of-the-art cannabis edible kitchen in Wilmington expects to bring a new line of THC-infused consumables to market in the coming weeks.  First State Compassion was Delaware’s first licensed medical marijuana distribution center and operates the state’s largest …

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House committee OKs bill to let medical marijuana users own guns

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Under a proposed law unanimously released from the House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee Tuesday, Delawareans who are prescribed medical marijuana could own firearms without fear of being prosecuted by the state.  It is currently illegal under federal law for medical marijuana patients to purchase or own firearms. That wouldn’t change under House Bill 276, although the state would …

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Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – August 5, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

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Medical marijuana company’s fund helps terminally ill pay for products

Charles Megginson Business, Headlines

First State Compassion has launched a program that gives terminal patients $500 toward medical marijuana products.     A Delaware medical marijuana distribution center has launched a program to provide terminal patients $500 per month to help pay for their medical marijuana treatment.  First State Compassion, Delaware’s first licensed medical marijuana distribution center and largest cannabis growing facility, is naming …