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Nevada Governor Concerned About Cannabis Cafes - Leafly

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:12

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Nevada Governor Concerned About Cannabis Cafes
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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval is raising concerns about a new opinion by lawyers for the state legislature that says nothing in state law prohibits local governments from allowing marijuana consumption in businesses such as cannabis lounges ...
Smoke City! Nevada could become the first state in the US to create marijuana clubs and lounges meaning revelers ...Daily Mail
Nevada could be first state to set up marijuana loungesThe Hill

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Maine Insurer Says It Shouldn't Have to Pay for Medical Marijuana - Leafly

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:48

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Maine Insurer Says It Shouldn't Have to Pay for Medical Marijuana
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But Twin Rivers Paper Co. and its insurer appealed the ruling, arguing that paying for cannabis use, even for medical purposes, could expose the companies to prosecution since marijuana still is illegal at the federal level. “Opioids are killing people ...

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Marijuana legalization has NOT led to more drug or alcohol abuse among young people - MarketWatch

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:26

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Marijuana legalization has NOT led to more drug or alcohol abuse among young people
MarketWatch
Cannabis activists proclaim the benefits of legal marijuana, while opponents suggest it will lead to increased drug abuse and crime. Turns out both groups may be wrong. Liberalized marijuana laws appear to have little positive or negative impact ...

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Justice Department No. 2 Weighs In On Marijuana Legalization - Forbes

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:52

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Justice Department No. 2 Weighs In On Marijuana Legalization
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"We are reviewing that policy. We haven't changed it, but we are reviewing it. We're looking at the states that have legalized or decriminalized marijuana, trying to evaluate what the impact is," Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in an ...

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Quebec not ready to commit to allowing homegrown cannabis | CTV ... - CTV News

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 08:26

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Quebec not ready to commit to allowing homegrown cannabis | CTV ...
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Quebec's government is continuing to debate exactly how to handle the federal government's plan to legalize marijuana.
Pot plan moving too fast, doesn't address hash, edibles, Quebec ...Montreal Gazette

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Study: Rise In Marijuana Use Not Caused By Legalization - Forbes

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 08:08

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Study: Rise In Marijuana Use Not Caused By Legalization
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Twenty-nine states and Washington, D.C. have comprehensive legal medical cannabis programs, and eight states and D.C. have legalized marijuana for adults over 21 years of age. They found that instead of being caused by policy changes, the rise in ...

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Zach Randolph Reaches Plea Deal on Marijuana Possession Charge - Bleacher Report

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 19:32

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Zach Randolph Reaches Plea Deal on Marijuana Possession Charge
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Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph reached a plea deal regarding his August arrest for marijuana possession. On Wednesday, TMZ Sports reported Randolph was initially arrested for felony possession with intent to sell in August before the charges ...
Report: Zach Randolph Accepts Plea Deal, Avoids Jail Time In Marijuana CaseDeadspin
Report: Zach Randolph Will Avoid Jail Time Over Marijuana ArrestSports Illustrated

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Cannabis café without the cannabis opening in Kelowna - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:06

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Cannabis café without the cannabis opening in Kelowna
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Instead, Ontario wants cannabis users to get their marijuana from government-run stores. The B.C. government is still mulling over what direction it wants to take. Meanwhile, people are already knocking on Kitsch's door — two weeks prior to opening.

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Marijuana may produce psychotic-like effects in high-risk individuals - Science Daily

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:22

Marijuana may produce psychotic-like effects in high-risk individuals
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"Many adolescents and young adults who are at high risk for psychosis smoke marijuana regularly or have a cannabis use disorder," said Margaret Haney, PhD, professor of neurobiology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC and senior author of the paper.

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Sign Me Up: ASU to Pay Cannabis Patients to Try Various Strains - Leafly

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 14:30

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Sign Me Up: ASU to Pay Cannabis Patients to Try Various Strains
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... Health, and Behavior Lab is recruiting participants who are Arizona medical marijuana card holders between the ages of 18 to 30 interested in participating in a study that compares the immediate effects of your at-home use of different types of ...

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Cannabis Lounges Looking More Likely in Las Vegas - Leafly

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:05

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Cannabis Lounges Looking More Likely in Las Vegas
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While cannabis industry representatives in Nevada celebrated news of the legislative council's opinion, they described feelings of “cautious optimism” toward local licensing process, which could take months to complete before the first Las Vegas ...
Nevada could be first state to set up marijuana loungesThe Hill
Nevada gov worried about Amsterdam-like marijuana lounges, cafesThe Cannabist

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Cannabis Consumption Has Increased, but Not Because of ... - Leafly - Leafly

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:49

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Cannabis Consumption Has Increased, but Not Because of ... - Leafly
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Adult cannabis consumption in the United States has been increasing since 2005, but a new study says that increased use does not appear to be due to the ...
Cannabis companies eye tourism opportunities as Canada prepares ...The Globe and Mail

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A new website wants to be 'CNBC for cannabis' - Business Insider

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:36

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A new website wants to be 'CNBC for cannabis'
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Debra Borchardt, a financial journalist and former Forbes contributor who will serve as the site's CEO, said The Green Market Report is specifically designed to fill a gap in cannabis coverage and provide a one-stop shop for in-depth financial ...

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Hawaii Was Slow To Roll Out Medical Marijuana, But Fast To Go Cashless - Forbes

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:29

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Hawaii Was Slow To Roll Out Medical Marijuana, But Fast To Go Cashless
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Banking has been tremendously difficult for cannabis companies. The major banks refuse to work with these businesses because marijuana is still federally illegal. The major credit card companies have also turned their backs on customers wanting to use ...
Hawaii Says It's 1st State to Go Cashless for Cannabis SalesLeafly

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Meet Dr. Dina: Pot Doc to the Stars and 'Cannabis Consultant' on 'Disjointed' - Variety

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:27

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Meet Dr. Dina: Pot Doc to the Stars and 'Cannabis Consultant' on 'Disjointed'
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As for the future of legalized marijuana, Browner sees a day when dispensaries evolve from their doctor's office environment to one where people can socialize and smoke freely. “That's coming,” she says. “We want to be able to medicate on site, and ...

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Senator introduces bill to make it easier to do medical marijuana research - The Verge

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:38

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Senator introduces bill to make it easier to do medical marijuana research
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Though more and more states are legalizing the drug for both medical and recreational uses, marijuana is still banned at the federal level. The Drug Enforcement Agency has long classified cannabis as a Schedule I controlled substance, the most ...
Orrin Hatch's Medical Marijuana Announcement Is a Masterpiece of Weed PunsFortune
GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch Pushes Medical Marijuana As Opioid ... - ForbesForbes
A conservative US senator says “it's high time,” haha, for more medical marijuana researchQuartz
WesternSlopeNow -Leafly -Salon -Senator Orrin Hatch
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Blockchain Company Aims to Transform Australia's Medical Cannabis Sector - Leafly

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:07

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Blockchain Company Aims to Transform Australia's Medical Cannabis Sector
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Blockchain, the technology that powers digital currencies like Bitcoin, will make a cannabis-sector debut in Australia with the help of Canadian cannabis app developer Global Cannabis. The company has announced that it will launch an Australian ...

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Oklahoma State Dismisses LB Brendan Vaughn After Felony Marijuana Arrest - Bleacher Report

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:04

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Oklahoma State Dismisses LB Brendan Vaughn After Felony Marijuana Arrest
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Oklahoma State Cowboys freshman linebacker Brendan Vaughn was arrested Saturday and charged with "possession of a controlled and dangerous substance with intent to distribute within 2,000 feet of a school and possession of drug paraphernalia," ...

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Hawaii Says It's 1st State to Go Cashless for Cannabis Sales - Leafly

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:59

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Hawaii Says It's 1st State to Go Cashless for Cannabis Sales
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Many marijuana businesses use cash because banks fear cannabis money could expose them to legal trouble from the U.S. government, which regulates banking and still bans marijuana. The debit app called CanPay uses a Colorado-based credit union to ...
Hawaii says its 1st state to go cashless for marijuana salesfox6now.com
Marijuana clinics concerned about patientsSt. Catharines Standard
State wants medical marijuana sales in Hawaii to be cashlessHonolulu Star-Advertiser
Albany Times Union -Fox 2 Detroit -Detroit Free Press
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Marijuana Use in the US Has Increased Since 2005, but Not Because of Legislation, Study Says - Newsweek

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 13:41

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Marijuana Use in the US Has Increased Since 2005, but Not Because of Legislation, Study Says
Newsweek
American adults are smoking more pot, but increased cannabis use does not appear to be due to wider availability of legal marijuana, a new study shows. Pot consumption among women almost doubled between 1984 and 2015, from 5.5 percent of adults to ...
Sandoval against Nevada marijuana loungesLas Vegas Review-Journal
Sandoval: Marijuana clubs are a bad idea, could jeopardize NevadaReno Gazette Journal

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