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Medical Marijuana

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Concerns from a special interest group and a state agency torpedoed a bill that would expand access to Delaware’s medical marijuana program.

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The same election that ensured Republican control over the presidency and both chambers of Congress also saw the doubling of states to legalize recreational marijuana.

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First State Compassion Center will soon have control of two of Delaware’s three medical marijuana dispensaries.

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After years of waiting, downstate medical marijuana patients will have a nearby option to pick up their pot, but neither state nor company officials will release its location.

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Students in Delaware with a prescription will be able to use medical marijuana oil at school starting this year.


Gov. Jack Markell is scheduled to sign a bill (SB 181) into law Wednesday afternoon allowing caregivers and guardians to administer cannabis oil to a child on a school bus or the school grounds.

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Democratic Lt. Gov. candidate Kathleen McGuiness was hesitant to support fully legalizing marijuana during a debate Monday night, despite aggressively pursuing the opportunity to run the state’s only medical dispensary two years ago.

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Rich Jester’s father Robert died from lung cancer earlier this year – a debilitating illness that can also leave patients in an opiate haze in order to numb the pain.

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A bipartisan group of state lawmakers are trying to expand Delaware's medical marijuana law to include terminally ill children and adults.

Kent County may soon be getting its first medical marijuana dispensary.


Levy Court approved an agreement Tuesday that allows New Jersey-based medical marijuana dispensary Compassionate Care Research Institute Inc. to lease space at the Kent County Aero Park in Dover.