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Vermont Likely To Become The 9th State To Legalization Marijuana

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:16
Vermont made history last year when its legislature passed a marijuana legalization measure. Unfortunately, that measure was vetoed by Vermont’s Governor, who requested some tweaks to the...

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Report: Cannabis Industry Could Generate $132 Billion In Taxes, Create 1.1 Million Jobs By 2025

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:20
New Frontier Data, the authority in data, analytics, and business intelligence for the cannabis industry, released a new study, Cannabis In the U.S. Economy: Jobs, Growth and Tax Revenue, examining...

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California Cannabis Advisory Committee To Hold First Meeting Of 2018

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:50
The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting of the year on Thursday, January 18, in Sacramento. The Meeting Notice and...

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Colorado Politicians Ask Sessions To Leave Legal Marijuana States Alone

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:20
Members of the Colorado Congressional Delegation; led by Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; sent a bipartisan letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking him to reverse his decision on the Cole...

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4Front Raises Six Million Dollars To Fuel Its Rapid Growth

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:49
4Front Holdings, LLC (“4Front”), a leading investment and management firm in the cannabis industry, today announced it has raised approximately $6 million to help it continue to...

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Will Georgia Finally Implement Access And Regulations For Medical Cannabis?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:45
I received the following alert out of Georgia today. If you live in Georgia, make sure to contact your lawmakers and urge them to allow reasonable medical cannabis access for patients: Yesterday,...

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New Hampshire House Votes To Legalize Marijuana

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:16
Earlier today the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted to legalize cannabis. As Tom Angell tweeted about, “New Hampshire House leadership unexpectedly referred the marijuana...

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Marijuana Legalization Expected To Pass Vermont Senate Tomorrow

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:50
Vermont’s Legislature became the first in the nation to pass a marijuana legalization bill last year. Unfortunately, the bill was vetoed by Vermont’s Governor, who instructed the...

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Is Senator Kamala Harris Sincere About Supporting Marijuana Reform?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 03:16
It wasn’t that long ago that many in the political world considered supporting cannabis reform to be political suicide. After Oregon failed to legalize cannabis in 2012 I text my friend that...

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Maine: Cannabis legalization Implementation Bill Public Hearing Tomorrow

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 20:42
Below is a message that I received out of Maine today: The second half of the 128th Maine Legislature begins this week. Lawmakers will revisit the bill put forward by the MLI committee and attempt to...

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Will 2018 Be A Big Year For The Sports Cannabis Movement?

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 14:40
Last year was a big year for the sports cannabis movement. An ever-increasing number of professional athletes, both current and retired, are joining the movement in an effort to free the plant...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Made us Stronger

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:53
Trump Attorney General Jeff Sessions Wants to Stifle the Cannabis Legalization Movement. He’s Only Made Us Stronger. “If you strike down the Cole Memo, we shall become more powerful than...

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America Declares War On Jeff Sessions’ Threatened War On Cannabis

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 16:33
With his announcement that he is freeing federal prosecutors to go after marijuana operations in states where it is legal, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has excited strong bipartisan opposition...

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Latino Legislators Reject Jeff Sessions’ Cannabis Directive

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 17:30
The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) firmly rejected a recent memorandum by Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoking Obama Administration policy that directed US...

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Study: Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Not Linked To Neighborhood Crime, Violence

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 16:52
Retail stores that sell primarily alcohol and tobacco are associated with an increased prevalence of neighborhood crime, but medical cannabis dispensaries are not, according...

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Can I Fail A Drug Test Because Of Secondhand Marijuana Smoke?

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 14:48
People have to take drug tests for all types of reasons. The most likely reasons are either for employment purposes or because it is court ordered. Regardless of the reason as to why a drug test must...

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How To Make Cannabis-Infused Chocolate Frosting (Recipe)

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 20:49
Whenever I evaluate which marijuana recipes to make for friends and family, I always consider the tolerance level of the people that will be receiving my edibles. If the person has a really high...

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Why Jack In The Box’s ‘Merry Munchie Meal’ Is A Big Deal, And Also Why It Isn’t

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 17:34
Back in 2012, I became friends with someone who may be the most successful person in the cannabis industry. This person doesn’t know that I am writing this article, so I will keep his name out...

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Earl Blumenauer Reacts to Medical Marijuana Protection Extension

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 22:16
Portland, Oregon, Congressman Earl Blumenauer has been one of Congress’ most prominent supporters of sensible cannabis laws, so it makes sense that the bipartisan amendment protecting medical...

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Congress Extends Federal Medical Cannabis Protections Through January 19

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:45
Once again, federal protections for medical cannabis faced elimination as Congress was on the verge of a government shutdown over spending. And once again temporary federal funding provisions were...

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