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Tiny Colorado town has a weed store for every 170 people

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 15:24
Parachute, a community of only about 1,200 people just off Interstate 70, has approved its seventh recreational marijuana store.

Rhode Island police looking for man who left $40K of marijuana in building

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 15:12
Police in Rhode Island say they have seized marijuana worth more than $40,000 and are now looking for the man who leased the building where it was found.

Learn from Colorado's mistakes, says former cannabis czar

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 14:22
If he had to do it all over again, Colorado's former marijuana czar Andrew Freedman would approach cannabis legalization by seeking out loads of data.

Maryland medical marijuana licensee under federal investigation

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 20:15
The Maryland medical marijuana commission says it was unaware one of its dispensary licensees is under federal investigation for workplace discrimination.

Will Colorado's second-largest city vote on recreational cannabis sales in 2018?

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 19:02
Advocates for legalized recreational marijuana sales in Colorado Springs are setting their sights on a 2018 ballot proposal.

Spending bill would slash disaster relief by $1B to fund Trump's border wall

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 18:19
On its return next week, the House will take up a massive spending bill that would slash almost $1 billion from disaster accounts to help finance Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Anti-legalization group urges feds to "systematically shut down" cannabis industry

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 16:25
On the fourth anniversary of the Cole Memo, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) announced it had sent a report to Attorney General Jeff Sessions detailing how states that have legalized cannabis have failed to live up to that Obama-era guidance on enforcement priorities.

Sessions: "We must create and foster a culture that's hostile to drug use"

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 15:56
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday called drug overdose deaths "the top lethal issue" in the U.S. and urged law enforcement and social workers to "create and foster a culture that's hostile to drug use."

Marijuana store splits residents in Alaska tourist town

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 14:22
The presence of a marijuana retail store has caused a deep divide in the quirky tourist town of Talkeetna, Alaska.

Man blows up underground bunker while making hash oil, burning self and two others, sheriff says

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 00:04
A Larimer County man has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse after building an underground fallout bunker and then allegedly cooking hash oil in the room, blowing it up injuring himself and a juvenile.

Update: Nevada liquor group loses appeal over marijuana transport rules

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 19:07
Nevada's marijuana regulators have rejected an appeal by a group of alcohol distributors who wanted to block the state from licensing pot businesses to transport marijuana from growers to retail stores.

Review: Netflix rolls out 'Disjointed,' starring Kathy Bates, created by TV guru Chuck Lorre

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 17:21
It might take a medicinal brownie or two to really enjoy the new Netflix comedy “Disjointed.”

First person appointed to Massachusetts marijuana regulatory board was anti-legalization

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 14:42
A Democratic state senator who opposed the Massachusetts ballot question that legalized recreational marijuana was named by Gov. Charlie Baker to the cannabis regulatory board.

Is California being too aggro on weed grows? This county thinks so

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 14:15
The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors has challenged recent raids by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife on small-scale cannabis grow sites, following reports of unfair actions from local growers.

Homegrow inspection ends in SWAT team killing grower

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 13:42
Northern California authorities have shot and killed an illegal marijuana grower they say confronted sheriff's deputies with a gun.

Congressmen query Sessions over reported cannabis research obstruction

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 23:14
A bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter Wednesday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressing concern about a reported move by the Justice Department to halt marijuana research.

Marijuana tech firm MassRoots to buy CannaRegs for $12 million

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 22:30
MassRoots Inc., a Denver-based marijuana tech and social media firm, plans to snap up web-based rules and regulations company CannaRegs Ltd.

Alaska wants your opinion on onsite cannabis use

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:31
Alaska regulators plan to take comment on a proposal that would allow authorized retail marijuana shops to provide a place for people to consume products.

Medical marijuana states cautiously optimistic Congress will resist Sessions

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 17:20
Congress will likely renew protections next month for state medical marijuana laws but advocates are nervous Attorney General Jeff Sessions could still sabotage.

Oregon gov, police chief say Sessions' marijuana claims based on flawed, leaked, draft report

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 15:19
Oregon's governor and head of the state police have responded to a letter from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, critiquing cannabis legalization in the state.