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senate hearing today, show your support

Jesse Stout, Executive Director of RIPAC, the medical marijuana advocacy coalition, encourages all interested parties to attend today’s hearing at the State House to show support for the patients, doctors and experts testifying in front of the Senate’s Health and Human Services committee in favor of the ‘Compassion Center Bill’. Under this bill a non-profit […]

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RIPAC meeting tonight

RIPAC will hold a Community Meeting Tuesday at 7pm, at AIDS Project RI, located at 232 West Exchange Street, Providence. All Rhode Islanders — patients, caregivers, advocates, and residents — are invited to come together to discuss the RI Medical Marijuana Program and share information and experiences. The difficulties facing licensed patients and caregivers in

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RIPAC meeting tonight

RIPAC will hold a community meeting tonight for patients, caregivers and advocates to discuss the RI Medical Marijuana Program and meet like-minded people. (The next RIPAC cardholder meeting, for licensed patients and caregivers only, will be Tuesday, February 26, at 7pm. Location TBA) Tuesday/6:30 – 8:00PM/ 441 Prairie Avenue, Providence For more information contact: Jesse

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what could possibly go wrong?

According to the Associated Press, one innovative California man has installed pot vending machines in two locations for use by previously authorized and paid-up medical marijuana patients. “Convenient access, lower prices, safety and anonymity” are the advantages touted by owner/inventor Vincent Mehdizadeh. According to the article, anger management is one of the disabilities covered under

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Co-pays and preventative care

Here’s news all policy makers should take to heart: Firm evidence that even small co-pays substantially decrease the likelihood that women will have regular mamograms. With the corollary that more people will get sick and die, and that long-term costs will rise. And it’s pretty easy to envision a whole slew of analogues, relative to

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This Bud’s For You

Medical Marijuana Informational Meeting Tonight, Tuesday, at 7:00PM, the Rhode Island Patient Advocacy Coalition will be holding a community meeting for patients, caregivers and advocates in the Peterutti Lounge of Faunce House on the Brown campus at Waterman Street. Whether it is for yourself or for someone in your care, this is an ideal opportunity

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