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Medical Marijuana has been used for thousands of years. Before we go any further with this particular License Information and Career School Guide let's get some legalese out of the way: This information is intended to be just that: INFORMATION! The contents herein are not intended to represent or provide legal guidance for medical marijuana users or legal advice for medical marijuana or compassionate care dispensaries or collectives. All of the information contained in this section is to be used for informational purposes only. If you would like to contribute to this page please email info@gyl.com with Medical Marijuana in the subject line.

Okie Dokie Smokie! Here we go: Yes, in many states in the U.S. and other countries it is perfectly legal for patients who suffer certain illnesses and conditions that meet the criteria of the individual states and/or within and around other local municipal jurisdictional boundaries. A little history of the medical marijuana movement is in order here.

California was the first State in the United States of America to open a legal window for those who have a medical necessity to grow, distribute through organized medical provider cooperatives, or use medical cannabis in one of its many forms for the relief of many ailments and medical conditions. With the passage of Proposition 215 called "The Compassionate Use Act" in 1996. Since then, the language and rules of that initiative have been clarified by the courts of California and the State Legislature through Senate Bill 420 (SB 420) in 2003. Along with other "things" SB 420 attempted to clarify who can have how much when and where with regards to the use and cultivation of the cannabis sativa plant.

There are currently 16 States in America that have legalized, to some degree, the medical use and cultivation of marijuana for medicinal purposes. They include, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington State. Within each of these states there are independent guidelines, laws and regulations and, to date, the Federal Government still considers possession or cultivation/growing marijuana in any form (medical or not) a felony drug offense and does indeed pursue legitimate patients though they may have certain legal rights within their own states. In 2010 California became the first state to attempt full legalization for recreational use of marijuana with Proposition 19 but the measure failed and the substances are still limited to medical use only.

An interesting development stemming out of the medical uses that are gradually becoming law across the country are the needs for trained and qualified, licensed care givers and licensed growers to provide for this emerging market.

There are medical pot shops on many urban and suburban streets that operate as legitimate businesses and like any other legitimate trade, the medical marijuana industry has begun to produce ancillary industries to support the growing demand for dispensary employees and home grown cultivators. In Oakland California a specialized "university" has sprouted with classes ranging from growing techniques to cooking with pot and legal classes for lawyers, patients and providers alike.

This Medical Marijuana Career School was also a key player in support of proposition 19 and will likely be a player in the eventual passage of full legalization in the not too distant future. If you are interested in how you can obtain your medical marijuana license for use, cultivation, dispensary operations or other areas of this gray market career field to grow, use or provide medicinal marijuana legally please Contact us and one of our career counselors will be in touch to help point you in the right direction.

In addition, if you have an idea for a new product that you are ready to take to market or need assistance in licensing to one of the major players in the industry you should Contact us and tell us what it is you are interested in bring to market so that one of our Professional Product Licensing Consultants can help identify the best place to start your profit making venture. In the case of "product licensing," there are countless opportunities for money making ideas where all you do is sit back and collect Royalty Fees while our Agents negotiate your license agreements and bring your product to market for you.
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