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The gift of pot? Marijuana gift businesses look to expand into southwest Michigan  South Bend Tribune

Berrien County prosecutor willing to prosecute what he sees as an illegal activity.

 

Worldwide Marijuana Conferences Confirm The Business Of Weed Is Officially Legit  Forbes

Cannabis is rapidly becoming a global financial concern as nations ranging from the U.S. to Canada to Colombia to Israel — to name just a few — are actively ...

 

Should voters trust 2020 Democrats’ newfound support of marijuana?  The GrowthOp

Now that there seems to be increased support on Capitol Hill for marijuana reform, namely among those Democratic lawmakers taking a shot at the presidency ...

 

Bodega owners call on politicians to allow sale of marijuana  News 12 Bronx

Bodega owners are calling on politicians to allow stores to package and sell recreational marijuana.

 

He pushed for marijuana legalization for nearly 20 years. Now the Weedman feels sidelined.  NJ.com

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Teenage Marijuana Use Has Been Linked to Adult Depression in a Major New Review  ScienceAlert

The developing brain is a fragile thing, and that's just one of the reasons why public health experts get so nervous about teenage drug use.

 

U.S. Marijuana Sellers Face Long Path to Federal Approval  Barron's

Cannabis companies like Curaleaf and Acreage can't list their stocks in the U.S. or draw on U.S. bank lines. They must cope with wide variations in state ...

 

With opioid deaths up, Maryland looks to medical marijuana as possible treatment  Washington Post

Using medical marijuana to help cure opioid addiction may seem counterintuitive. But a growing number of physicians and patient advocates say marijuana ...

 

Another Voice: Big money is behind the rush to marijuana legalization  Buffalo News

By Kevin Sabet Since Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo flip-flopped on recreational marijuana the issue of legalization has gained an unfortunate air of inevitability. Th…

 

Trump issues signing statement on medical marijuana provision of funding bill  The Boston Globe

Marijuana Moment is a wire *service* assembled by Tom Angell, a marijuana legalization activist and journalist covering marijuana reform nationwide. The views ...

 

Teen marijuana use is associated with higher likelihood of depression later on  The Verge

Using marijuana as a teen is associated with a higher chance of experiencing depression and suicidal thoughts as an adult, according to a new study that adds ...

 

It's time for a reality check on marijuana  News-Press Now

Paranoia is listed as one of the possible side effects of marijuana usage, according to WebMD.

 

First year of Pennsylvania's medical marijuana sales: Plenty of patients, a trickle of taxes  Philly.com

Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program celebrated its one year anniversary this week, racking up an impressive number of participating patients and doctors ...

 

Why You Should Take a Pass on U.S. Marijuana Stocks  Barron's

A half-dozen companies are vying for leading roles in what bulls believe could be a $50 billion business. But it's too early and the outlook is too uncertain to pick ...

 

Medical marijuana clinic opens in KC  News-Press Now

Only a few months after the passage of Amendment 2 in Missouri, the first clinic specializing in medical marijuana in the region has opened up shop in Kansas ...

 

Cannabis company has high hopes for Buffalo marijuana campus  Buffalo News

By the end of 2020, Western New Yorkers could be drinking beverages, swallowing pills, inhaling oils and smoking joints made from marijuana and produced ...

 

Medical marijuana has detractors despite favorable ordinances | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

City councilors clung closely to the language of a state question approved by voters in June that legalized medical marijuana in Oklahoma, adopting ordinances ...

 

NJ marijuana legalization: Lawsuit cites legal weed conflict by Point Pleasant Beach mayor  Asbury Park Press

Point Pleasant Beach Mayor Stephen Reid has worked for NJ-RAMP, the state's largest legal weed opposition group, since May. A lawsuit alleges a conflict of ...

 

USPS helps bust up marijuana ring that connected SC to California, police say  The State

The Sumter Police Department and USPS teamed up to bust an alleged marijuana ring that shipped the drug from California to South Carolina. Five were ...

 

New Jersey leaders near deal to legalize marijuana, tax sales by weight: Reports  Washington Times

Marijuana legalization in New Jersey is nearer than ever as the result of a broad agreement tentatively reached among leading state Democrats, local outlets ...

 

Proposed Georgia bill would allow medical marijuana production  WJBF-TV

Georgia may soon allow the production and sale of low-potency medical marijuana oil within the state.

 

Popular book on marijuana's apparent dangers is pure alarmism, experts say  The Guardian

A group of 75 scholars and medical professionals have criticised a controversial new book about the purported dangers of marijuana, calling it an example of ...

 

Surprise! The Biggest Marijuana ETF Just Made a Massive Move  The Motley Fool

Investors are more excited about the marijuana market than ever, and stocks in the cannabis space have seen dramatic gains to start the year. As a result, the ...

 

A marijuana banking bill finally gets a hearing in Congress. Here's why Utah leaders are taking notice  Deseret News

A bill that would create a "safe harbor" for banks and credit unions to serve marijuana related businesses got a hearing Wednesday, six years after it was first ...

 

Bulletproof, highly discreet vehicles are transporting marijuana in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

A Toronto company that turns high-end SUVs into rolling offices capable of withstanding grenades now builds vehicles to transport pot in Michigan.

 

NJ marijuana legalization: Phil Murphy, Steve Sweeney reach legal weed deal, reports say  Asbury Park Press

According to multiple reports, marijuana legalization could be voted on in the Legislature this month after Gov. Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve ...

 

Highland Park raises concerns with marijuana legalization as debate over recreational use intensifies in Illinois  Chicago Tribune

As Gov. J. B. Pritzker and Illinois lawmakers weigh whether to legalize recreational marijuana use, Highland Park officials already are preparing for a change.

 

Column: Big Pharma, Big Tobacco betting big on marijuana legalization  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has made marijuana legalization a top talking point during her career in office. As the Hawaii Democrat gears up to run for president, ...

 

How to claim marijuana on your taxes  The GrowthOp

With Canada now raking in up to $100 million per year in pot taxes, some of that revenue will soon be heading right back to pot users in the form of ...

 

Why do more and more Americans use medical marijuana?  Health24

Easing chronic pain is the main reason Americans use medical marijuana, a new study finds. "We wanted to understand the reasons why people are using ...

 

Cahill says 'time has come' to legalize marijuana in New York state  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Assemblyman Kevin Cahill says some his own family members who suffered from advanced cancer didn't use marijuana to relieve pain ...

 

Lawmaker wants to study legalizing recreational marijuana in Montana  The Missoulian

Trying to get ahead of an expected citizen-driven ballot initiative in 2020 to legalize recreational marijuana, a lawmaker is asking for the Legislature to study the ...

 

Edible marijuana worries doctors after man suffers heart attack  NBCNews.com

The man ate a marijuana lollipop with 90 milligrams of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in pot — almost 13 times as high as the typical dose from a joint.

 

Inside Michigan's biggest marijuana grow operation  MLive.com

The $13 million facility plans to harvest a crop almost daily for the medical marijuana industry.

 

KCCI reporter's mom makes progress with medical marijuana  KCCI Des Moines

Certain forms of medical marijuana are now legal for Iowans with cannabis cards, but does it work? Nearly three months ago, KCCI's Tommie Clark revealed that ...

 

Utah's largest health provider changes policy on marijuana  St. George Daily Spectrum

Utah's largest health provider has given its doctors the green light to recommend medical marijuana to patients with qualifying conditions.

 

NJ marijuana legalization: 'The bad outweighs the good' says Barnegat mayor  Asbury Park Press

BARNEGAT - Township officials are the latest in Ocean County to mount an attack against the legalization of recreational marijuana, defiantly opposing Gov.

 

Arizona Prosecutor Compares Medical Marijuana to 'Explosives'  Phoenix New Times

Sheila Polk, the elected Yavapai County Attorney and one of the most ardent marijuana prohibitionists in the country, recently compared products containing ...

 

Man gets probation for Coles County marijuana conviction  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- A man received the maximum probation term possible when he admitted having marijuana he planned to sell.

 

K-9 finds vacuum-sealed marijuana during traffic stop  South Strand news

Spike, A K-9 with the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, found a vacuum-sealed bag of marijuana following a traffic stop Friday afternoon.

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