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Marijuana should be legal, but there are still good reasons to curtail pot advertising  Los Angeles Times

California's legal marijuana market is slowly growing, with more and more pot shops opening across the state to provide regulated and taxed cannabis to adult ...

 

CBD Marijuana Information: Wonder Drug or Snake Oil?  Bloomberg

Wonder drug or modern-day snake oil? Appearing in stores and online in the form of body lotions, capsules, tinctures, edible gummies and bottled water, CBD ...

 

The Most Important Marijuana Growth Chart You'll Ever See  Motley Fool

Right now, few industries offer greater long-term growth potential than the legal marijuana industry. On Wall Street, peak sales projections for the cannabis ...

 

How your lawmaker voted on bill to expand medical marijuana in N.J.  NJ.com

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Legalized Marijuana May Be Increasing Pot's Hazard To Pets : Shots - Health News  NPR

It all started on a Tuesday night, when I came home from work to an unmistakable absence. My brown-and-white pit bull mix, Maizey, wasn't at the top of the ...

 

Indiana Has Its Work Cut Out For It Trying To Stop Interstate Marijuana Trafficking  Forbes

The heartland of the United States could soon see an impressive collision between legal marijuana and black market commerce that will have law enforcement ...

 

42,000 can buy medical marijuana in Ohio; about half have done so  The Columbus Dispatch

More than 42000 people can legally buy medical marijuana in Ohio with a doctor's recommendation, but only about half of them have, state records show.

 

Medical marijuana ruling fights stigma, protects Arizona users  AZ Big Media

The Arizona Supreme Court recently ruled to legalize cannabis extracts and concentrates under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, expanding patients' access ...

 

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts  The Wall Street Journal

The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in the ...

 

Potent pot, vulnerable teens trigger concerns in first states to legalize marijuana  The Washington Post

DENVER — The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana are starting to grapple with teenagers' growing use of highly potent pot, even as both boost the ...

 

Ruh-roh: What happens when your dog gets into your weed stash  OregonLive

In those states that have legalized marijuana, we are seeing an increased incidence of marijuana toxicity in pets, especially in dogs,” he said.

 

Record sums are being invested in marijuana startups in hopes of legalization  Axios

Why it matters: These investments are a bet that marijuana will be legalized in the U.S. at the federal level, as it has been in Canada. Details: The sector ...

 

Missouri doctors reluctant to certify for medical marijuana  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

ST. LOUIS — Missourians looking for physicians to certify them to buy medical marijuana when it becomes available next year are running into resistance from ...

 

Minorities find themselves almost shut out of Michigan's marijuana business  Detroit Free Press

Just as the marijuana industry is getting off the ground, minorities in Michigan are finding themselves almost shut out of the marketplace.

 

5 Most Popular Marijuana Stocks on the Market Right Now  Yahoo Finance

Investors are voting with their pocketbooks on these popular pot stocks.

 

Once Teased For Her Name, Marijuana Pepsi Turns Her Challenges Into A Ph.D.  NPR

Long ridiculed for her unusual name, Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck recently turned her hardship into success. After studying perceptions around "black names" in ...

 

Oldest evidence of marijuana use discovered in 2500-year-old cemetery in peaks of western China  Science Magazine

Today, more than 150 million people regularly smoke cannabis, making it one of the world's most popular recreational drugs. But when and where humans ...

 

Convention touts marijuana business opportunities  Middletown Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Here in the heart of the New England's blossoming marijuana industry, thousands gathered this weekend for the first convention aimed ...

 

Congress Votes To Block Feds From Enforcing Marijuana Laws In Legal States  Forbes

The House of Representatives approved a far-reaching measure on Thursday to prevent the Department of Justice from interfering with state marijuana laws, ...

 

The Christian Case for Marijuana  The New York Times

If we are concerned about justice and the mitigation of pain, we must get beyond the just-say-no mentality.

 

Living near marijuana dispensaries makes youth more likely to use it, study finds  Los Angeles Times

Young adults who live in neighborhoods with a higher number of medical marijuana dispensaries use pot more frequently than their peers and have more ...

 

Raids turn up 40,000 pounds of marijuana, 350,000 plants in SLO, Santa Barbara counties  San Luis Obispo Tribune

An estimated 40000 pounds of illegally processed marijuana and 350000 cannabis plants were seized during raids last week in Northern Santa Barbara and ...

 

Public Cannabis Consumption Now Allowed In Colombia: Is Full Marijuana Legalization Next?  Forbes

Colombia's Constitutional Court ruled public consumption of cannabis cannot be prohibited in the country, as it violates constitutional rights. This move sets the ...

 

Marijuana use among baby boomers rose tenfold over decade as seniors seek out pot for medical treatment  CNBC

Marijuana use among seniors in the U.S. rose tenfold over a decade as more baby boomers use it to treat a range of ailments, including pain, anxiety and ...

 

Marijuana Decriminalization Is Expanded in N.Y., but Full Legalization Fails  The New York Times

ALBANY — New York lawmakers, having fallen short in a push to fully legalize marijuana, have agreed to further decriminalize possession of the drug and ...

 

Marijuana Strains That Keep the Munchies Away | Westword  Westword

Wouldn't it be nice if you could take marijuana's without the munchies? While science hasn't been able to bring us exactly that just yet, there are some marijuana ...

 

Marijuana Experts? There Really Is No Such Thing  Forbes

We simply do not know enough about marijuana, the good or the bad, for anyone to call themselves a cannabis expert.

 

Pritzker Expected to Sign Marijuana Legalization Bill Next Week  WTTW News

Recreational marijuana is all but a done deal in Illinois. Late last month, Illinois became the first state in the nation to approve such a measure via a legislative ...

 

New York’s Last-Ditch Effort to Legalize Marijuana Fails  Rolling Stone

UPDATE: The bill to legalize cannabis in New York State did not pass, according to the New York Times. When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his full-throated ...

 

More pregnant women in the US are using pot, study finds  CNN

The percentage of pregnant women who reported using marijuana in the past month increased overall from 3.4% in 2002 to 7% in 2017. Pregnant women ...

 

Business Monday: Time to slow down on marijuana, surgeon general says  Aspen Times

One of the nation's leading economists and its top doctor spent a better part of their Sunday morning conversation discussing the economic benefits of having a ...

 

Republican lawmaker on decriminalizing marijuana: 'Cat is already out of the bag on that' | TheHill  The Hill

Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) is pushing back against critics who claim that marijuana legalization will make cannabis more accessible, and therefore, more ...

 

Marijuana use doubles in US pregnant women to 1 in 14  ABC News

Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7% of pregnant ...

 

Illinois Law Enforcement Has No Way To Roadside Test For Marijuana Impairment While Driving As Legalization Looms  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Drivers under the influence of marijuana are up to twice as likely to crash, according to a AAA report. In a state that is gearing up for ...

 

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next  USA TODAY

More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.

 

Maine Legislature approves recreational marijuana rules  WGME

(BDN) -- The Maine Legislature approved amended rules for adult-use marijuana sales and oversight just hours before it broke for summer recess Thursday ...

 

Pennsylvania picks Drexel, Jefferson and Penn State partners for medical marijuana research  The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Thursday announced that it had approved three companies to grow medical marijuana for research in partnership ...

 

Physician assistants given OK to prescribe medical marijuana  Charlotte Observer

Physician assistants soon will be able to prescribe medical marijuana in New Hampshire.

 

1 Billion Reasons Why More States Will Legalize Recreational Pot  The Motley Fool

There are quite a few reasons why most states in the U.S. still haven't legalized recreational marijuana. Some people have concerns about legalization leading ...

 

Japanese students more open to use of marijuana, survey suggests  Japan Today

Japanese junior high school students have become more open to the use of marijuana, in part due to the influence of the internet, an official survey suggested.

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