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Californians on track to spend $2.68 billion on just medical marijuana in 2017

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:00
California medical marijuana users will spend an estimated $2.68 billion at legal medical marijuana shops by the end of the year, according to a new report.

Colorado county ballot initiative would institute new marijuana tax for mental health funding

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:29
Eagle County, Colorado ballot measure 1A would institute countywide sales and excise taxes on recreational marijuana to fund mental health treatment.

"No simple solutions": What the US government should do to combat the opioid epidemic

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:58
If the United States hopes to come to grips with the opioid epidemic, two authorities on the crisis say there are specific steps the government must take.

Proposed ban on smoking, vaping for Denver's 16th Street Mall discriminates homeless, advocates say

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 01:22
A proposed ban on smoking and vaping for the 16th Street Mall isn't about public health, opponents allege, it's about creating another means to push homeless and impoverished people out of Denver's public spaces.

Cannabis on the Cape: How Massachusetts water towns will welcome weed

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 00:19
Medical Marijuana of Massachusetts will be the first of the state's nonprofit organizations to open a dispensary on Cape Cod, recently announcing plans to begin operation in a small, nondescript building on Echo Road in Mashpee in late December. It likely won't remain the only one in the region for…

California cannabis growers reeling from "most financially trying, stressful year ever"

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 20:53
California cannabis farmers' harvest worries have been compounded by wildfires and new expenses of marijuana legalization.

Some cannabis farmers' livelihoods could be wiped out by California fires

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 20:40
For many businesses in northern California, it will take years to rebuild from the wildfires that have decimated the region. For many legal cannabis growers, the destruction could be insurmountable.

Colorado town uses lottery to select two candidates to open marijuana stores

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 18:28
Fourteen Potential Colorado marijuana business owners put their names in a lottery for the opportunity to open a retail marijuana store in Palisade.

Feds nab 2,300 plants in high desert Nevada raid

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 16:13
State and federal drug officers raided an illegal marijuana farm on national forest land in Nevada's high desert, and seized 2,300 plants.

Maryland medical cannabiz lawsuit given green light

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:56
A judge has ruled that a lawsuit that could disrupt Maryland's fledgling medical marijuana industry can go to trial.

Phoenix man who says cops forced him to eat marijuana sues city

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 14:57
A Phoenix man who says he was forced by police to eat marijuana or go to jail has filed a lawsuit against the city and the three ex-officers involved.

Colorado's 2017 marijuana sales reach $1 billion in just eight months

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:54
In 2017, Colorado has eclipsed $1 billion in marijuana sales in eight months. In 2016, it took 10 months to reach that mark. FULL REPORT

Rep. Blumenauer to Congress: Let medical marijuana research help solve opioid crisis

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 22:50
The Oregon Democrat and longtime champion of medical marijuana made the remarks in testimony before a U.S. House Subcommittee on Health hearing on proposals for ending the opioid crisis.

Only two Louisiana doctors have signed up to offer medical marijuana

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 21:31
Louisiana's medical marijuana program is edging closer to kickoff, but doctors have been slow to embrace the new medication option.

Suspended NFL-er Josh Gordon says troubles started when Baylor coaches helped him pass marijuana drug tests

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 21:18
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, suspended since 2014, is admitting to his substance-abuse problems in his attempt to return to the field.

Kentucky gov rips Colorado legalization; state's marijuana adviser says laws evolving

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 21:17
Marijuana legalization is a "sucker's bet" that has had negative consequences in Colorado and is not right for Kentucky, the Bluegrass State's Gov. Matt Bevin said this week.

How many Californians will be able to buy recreational cannabis on Jan. 1?

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 17:28
The world’s biggest marijuana market will open for business in less than three months, as marijuana sales for anyone 21 and older become legal in California.

Man who caused fracas when he tried to open plane door had consumed edible

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:55
Joseph Daniel Hudek, 23, says in new court documents that he had ingested edible marijuana before the flight and insists he poses no danger if he's not high.

Guy takes orders for weed on Facebook Live. It doesn't end well

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:29
Milwaukee prosecutors arrested a 20-year-old man they say used Facebook Live to arrange marijuana sales.

Without Congressional action, medical marijuana at risk from Sessions

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:38
State medical marijuana programs, existing and in progress, could be grounded if Congress fails to extend limits on federal prosecution.