Tag: legalization

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January 29, 2015
01/29/2015
Vermont Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Marijuana

Vermont Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Marijuana

National momentum appears to be shifting toward marijuana legalization, and observers say Vermont or Rhode Island could be the next states to legalize. “It’s pretty easy to give...
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January 28, 2015
01/28/2015
DPA Report: Employment Rates Rise Due to CO Cannabis Legalization

DPA Report: Employment Rates Rise Due to CO Cannabis Legalization

The industry created over ten thousand new jobs and brought in approximately $19 million a month. Rather than bringing about the end of society as we know...
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January 27, 2015
01/27/2015
Battle for Medical Cannabis: 9 Year Old Alexis Bortell vs. Texas

Battle for Medical Cannabis: 9 Year Old Alexis Bortell vs. Texas

Nine year old Alexis Bortell is making waves in Texas as she fights for the legalization of cannabis to help her combat her epilepsy. Alexis has been...
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January 27, 2015
01/27/2015
Legal Marijuana Is the Fastest-Growing Industry in the U.S.: Report

Legal Marijuana Is the Fastest-Growing Industry in the U.S.: Report

Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States and if the trend toward legalization spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the...
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January 26, 2015
01/26/2015
Obama Predicts More States Will Legalize Cannabis

Obama Predicts More States Will Legalize Cannabis

While President Obama’s stance on the issue of legalization in the past have been less than sympathetic, he has recently made statements predicting a bright future for...
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January 21, 2015
01/21/2015
At Long Last: The First Cannabis Based Credit Union to Open

At Long Last: The First Cannabis Based Credit Union to Open

Finding banks who will cater to cannabis businesses has been a constant obstacle for new ganjapreneurs opening up shops since states began legalizing in the U.S. But...
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January 21, 2015
01/21/2015
Colorado Cannabis Firm to Grow on California Tribal Lands

Colorado Cannabis Firm to Grow on California Tribal Lands

Their aim is to form agreements with several California Native American tribes to grow and manufacture cannabis products on native land and then sell those products to...
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January 20, 2015
01/20/2015
Too Much Weed: Washington Weed Supply Exceeds Demand

Too Much Weed: Washington Weed Supply Exceeds Demand

The weed market has reached a tipping point in Washington, due to an excess of cannabis available to consumers. Despite earlier concerns that there would not be...
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January 19, 2015
01/19/2015
SAMHSA Releases Info on Drug Use Changes for 2012-2013

SAMHSA Releases Info on Drug Use Changes for 2012-2013

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released data in December for the most recent findings of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Among...
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January 19, 2015
01/19/2015
Feds Must Make Up Their Mind on Cannabis

Feds Must Make Up Their Mind on Cannabis

The time is nearing where the feds will have to finally make a clear decision on marijuana. This murky water will not suffice as more and more...
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January 15, 2015
01/15/2015
Silicon Valley Power Investor Backs Cannabis

Silicon Valley Power Investor Backs Cannabis

Supporters are calling this a tipping point and a “Berlin Wall moment.” They figure that if such established and successful venture capitalists are willing to back the...
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January 13, 2015
01/13/2015
Crystal Meth Rampant in Australia: Cannabis Could Help

Crystal Meth Rampant in Australia: Cannabis Could Help

In the past four years, use of “ice” has doubled, and a correlating spike in violent crime has come along with it.
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January 13, 2015
01/13/2015
DC Defies Congress, Moves Forward With Plans to Legalize Weed

DC Defies Congress, Moves Forward With Plans to Legalize Weed

Despite the recent congressional tantrum intended to stop the reform of marijuana laws in Washington DC, District lawmakers have given Capitol Hill the proverbial middle finger by...
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January 8, 2015
01/08/2015
Uruguay’s Year in Marijuana: 3 Successes, 3 Burning Questions

Uruguay’s Year in Marijuana: 3 Successes, 3 Burning Questions

It’s been just over a year since Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica signed a law creating the world’s first nationalized market for the cultivation, sale and consumption of...
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January 8, 2015
01/08/2015
Legalize It: Marijuana’s Relationship With Reggae and Its Future Prospects in Jamaica

Legalize It: Marijuana’s Relationship With Reggae and Its Future Prospects in Jamaica

Jamaica’s reggae artists are unrivaled in their vociferous championing of marijuana usage and persistent rallying for its legalization. A primary tenet of the island’s indigenous Rastafarian way of...
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January 5, 2015
01/05/2015
Three Important Cannabis Milestones in 2014

Three Important Cannabis Milestones in 2014

A few cannabis-culture milestones happened during 2014.
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December 30, 2014
12/30/2014
Oklahoma and Nebraska: Time to Get on the Right Side of History

Oklahoma and Nebraska: Time to Get on the Right Side of History

Last week, neighboring states Oklahoma and Nebraska officially filed suit against the state of Colorado and their laws allowing the cultivation and sale of marijuana for anyone...
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December 24, 2014
12/24/2014
New York Senator Holds Public Hearing on Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

New York Senator Holds Public Hearing on Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

New York could be well on its way to legalizing a recreational marijuana market. Earlier this week, State Senator Liz Krueger teamed up with Assembly Member Crystal...
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December 22, 2014
12/22/2014
Dispensary Weed Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

Dispensary Weed Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

The weed you purchase legally at a government sanctioned dispensary is still just as variable as the strains you might buy from a dealer.
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December 19, 2014
12/19/2014
The Top Five Marijuana Data Points of 2014

The Top Five Marijuana Data Points of 2014

The year 2014 may be looked back on as the watershed year that nationwide legalization of marijuana hit the tipping point. Aside from marijuana becoming legalized in two...
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