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Cannabis industry looks to get women, people of color into business

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 19:35
A panel "Minority Leaders in Cannabis," gathered at Howard University said entrepreneurs - particularly women and minorities - should not fear the industry.

Lighting up the screen: Colorado's first-ever cannabis film fest to open in Fort Collins

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:56
This weekend, Colorado will host its first substantial marijuana-centric film festival, the Cannabus Fest in Fort Collins.

American Legion calls for 'direct involvement' from VA Secretary for federally-approved cannabis PTSD study

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:35
The powerful veterans group says lack of support puts the pioneering, federally approved study in jeopardy.

Kentucky judge upholds state's medical marijuana ban

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:48
A judge upheld Kentucky's ban on medical marijuana, ruling the state has good reason to "curtail citizens' possession of a narcotic, hallucinogenic drug."

Sessions reiterates distaste for marijuana legalization

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 22:13
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions took the opportunity Wednesday to once again express his opinion that legal sales of marijuana are not a positive development for the country.

CBD on the international stage: WHO committee delving into science, control status of cannabis compound

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 19:58
As the World Health Organization examines the level of international controls to be implemented on CBD, American advocates for legalization of the cannabis compound have spotted an opportunity.

Town that voted yes to recreational marijuana legalization votes no to sales

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:54
Voters in Milford, Massachusetts have banned cannabis shops and other marijuana businesses from operating in town despite supporting recreational legalization last year.

Oregon ER doctor arrested in raid, accused of making cannabis oils illegally

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 22:05
An Oregon county narcotics enforcement unit arrested an emergency room doctor in a raid; he is accused of making illegal butane hash oil.

DOJ is secretly using IRS to investigate Colorado marijuana businesses, lawsuit says

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 21:44
The IRS is "working jointly" with DOJ to conduct unauthorized criminal investigations using state's seed-to-sale database, federal lawsuit alleges.

Massachusetts marijuana regulatory board finalized; 3 of 5 members were against legalization

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 21:14
Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission members Steven Hoffman, Jennifer Flanagan and Britte McBride all voted against the ballot question that legalized recreational marijuana.

Another yacht bust: 1,500 pounds of marijuana seized near Greece

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 20:54
A rescue operation in the eastern Aegean Sea has turned into a big marijuana bust with 1,500 pounds of cannabis seized by Greek authorities.

Leader of California marijuana smuggling ring in custody after 30 years on the lam

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 20:01
The U.S. Marshals Service says 72-year-old Peyton Eidson, who lived in Queensland, Australia, was escorted by Australian officials and taken into custody Thursday at San Francisco International Airport.

Cannabis farmers accused of offering California sheriff $1M bribe

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 19:57
Two Northern California marijuana farmers have been charged with offering a sheriff $1 million to turn a blind eye to their cannabis-growing operations.

S03E20: He wants to establish the Navy SEALs of pro trimmers

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 18:09
Featured guest: Eric Singleton, managing partner of The Trimmer Store. Real talk on growing marijuana, trimming tips, cannabis industry training and more.

NBA All-Star Zach Randolph faces misdemeanor marijuana charge in L.A.

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 17:59
The two-time NBA All-Star had initially been arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana with intent to sell — a felony.

Cannabist Show: He wants to establish the Navy SEALs of pro trimmers

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 17:54
Featured guest: Eric Singleton, managing partner of The Trimmer Store. Real talk on growing marijuana, trimming tips, cannabis industry training and more.

Congressman proposes budget amendment to protect marijuana research from DOJ

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 16:00
Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Florida, has proposed an appropriations amendment to provide safe harbor for medical marijuana research in the majority of U.S. states.

Scotts Miracle-Gro sells off international operations to focus on core business and hydroponics

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 22:24
The lawn-and-garden giant's sale of international operations allows the firm to focus on ambitions in hydroponics, an ancillary sector of the cannabis industry.

Could Trump's threat get his border wall built?

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 18:27
President Donald Trump is threatening a government shutdown unless he gets Congress to pony up cash for his border wall with Mexico. But he will need a few Senate Democrats to go along.

Massachusetts cannabis board taking shape, but anti-legalization members alarm advocates

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 16:43
A former business executive who opposed Massachusetts marijuana legalization was tapped Thursday to head the state Cannabis Control Commission.