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Native American Marijuana Hits Nevada, And It's Tax Free - Forbes

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 05:52

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Native American Marijuana Hits Nevada, And It's Tax Free
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A tribal Cannabis consulting firm in Nevada has helped arrange key compacts with Native American tribes. Tribal Cannabis Consulting (TCC) is a national consulting firm specializing in Native American cannabis policy. It successfully established the ...

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Booker Debuts 'Marijuana Justice Act' to Legalize Cannabis - Leafly

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 22:47

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Booker Debuts 'Marijuana Justice Act' to Legalize Cannabis
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The Marijuana Justice Act creates incentives for states to change their cannabis laws and stop enforcing existing laws in an unjust manner. It also includes mechanisms for people incarcerated for marijuana crimes to appeal to the courts to have their ...
'Marijuana Justice Act' Would End Weed Prohibition Throughout The LandForbes
US Marijuana Act Seeks to Legalize Marijuana at Federal LevelteleSUR English
Sen. Cory Booker just introduced a bill that could legalize marijuana nationwideVox
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Stock-trading policy change looms over cannabis industry - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 19:02

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Stock-trading policy change looms over cannabis industry
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... Canada's major stock-exchange operator is considering a move that would make it difficult for investors to trade the shares of cannabis companies with U.S. assets, potentially disrupting the flow of millions of dollars into the burgeoning marijuana ...

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London cop fired after turning up to work high on cannabis despite claiming it didn't affect his work - The Sun

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 17:12

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London cop fired after turning up to work high on cannabis despite claiming it didn't affect his work
The Sun
Bosses noticed Met PC Lee Colbridge was behaving strangely when he arrived in Camden, North London, at 8am. Met PC Lee Colbridge has been sacked after turning up to work high on cannabis. Alamy. 2. Met PC Lee Colbridge has been sacked after ...

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Cannabis and Meditation: Best Practices for an Elevated Mind - Leafly

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 16:32

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Cannabis and Meditation: Best Practices for an Elevated Mind
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Cannabis has a knack for focusing the mind when combined with meditation techniques, and with our guide below, it won't be long before meditation is a simple part of your daily health regime. With time, patience, and perseverance, you'll go from ...

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Officials Grapple With Limiting Cannabis Ads at Las Vegas Airport - Leafly

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:57

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Officials Grapple With Limiting Cannabis Ads at Las Vegas Airport
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials are grappling with how to limit advertisements for marijuana at Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport. Clark County commissioners on Tuesday discussed a proposed ordinance that would ban cannabis ads at the airport.

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Heavy Interest in North Dakota Medical Marijuana Network - Leafly

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:13

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Heavy Interest in North Dakota Medical Marijuana Network
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North Dakota voters last November approved medical cannabis, and the Legislature earlier this year crafted regulations that Gov. Doug Burgum approved in April. The North Dakota Compassionate Care Act allows the use of medical marijuana to treat 17 ...

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Kanye West sues Lloyd's insurers amid dispute over marijuana use - Financial Times

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:21

Financial Times

Kanye West sues Lloyd's insurers amid dispute over marijuana use
Financial Times
A rambling performance in Sacramento, a string of cancelled tour dates and allegations of marijuana use have added up to a $10m lawsuit that pits one of the world's biggest celebrities against the centuries-old Lloyd's insurance market. Rap star Kanye ...
Kanye West sues insurance firm for $10m over cancelled tour and marijuana use claimsThe Guardian
Kanye West's tour insurer Lloyd's of London claims marijuana caused his mental breakdown in $10 million lawsuit as ...Daily Mail
Kanye West Files $10 Million Lawsuit Over Tour Canceled Due to His Mental BreakdownHollywood Reporter

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Meadow is the Amazon of weed - TechCrunch

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:11

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Meadow is the Amazon of weed
TechCrunch
Marijuana legalization is sweeping the nation, and The Green Rush is upon us. As pot sellers scramble to comply with complex regulations, one startup has built the full-stack of specialized commerce software they need. Meadow offers everything from an ...

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Looming legalization spurs 'massive interest' in marijuana retail opportunities in Calgary - CBC.ca

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 04:31

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Looming legalization spurs 'massive interest' in marijuana retail opportunities in Calgary
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City council approved the new land-use bylaw definition in June of 2016 to accommodate businesses that provide information about cannabis. Unlike medical marijuana clinics, counselling services don't necessarily have a doctor on staff. "I think that ...

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Cannabis industry to province: Make room for made-in-Manitoba weed - CBC.ca

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 03:01

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Cannabis industry to province: Make room for made-in-Manitoba weed
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Winnipeg's modest legal-cannabis industry wants the Progressive Conservative government to foster a made-in-Manitoba marijuana sector as the clock ticks down toward the legalization of recreational weed. Cannabis producers and retailers say Brian ...

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Cannabis education campaign another failed attempt to talk to youth about pot, critics say - Straight.com

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 17:28

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Cannabis education campaign another failed attempt to talk to youth about pot, critics say
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Last month, the organization launched an educational campaign geared to youth and young adults about the risks associated with the use of recreational marijuana. Unfortunately, two prominent Canadian researchers are calling it “a missed opportunity” to ...

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Hawaii Allows First Lab to Begin Testing Medical Marijuana - Leafly

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 15:54

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Hawaii Allows First Lab to Begin Testing Medical Marijuana
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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii approved its first laboratory to begin testing samples of medical marijuana 17 years after use of the drug was legalized in the state. ... “Today is a big step in the right direction for Hawaii's Medical Cannabis industry,” he said.
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The NFL May Be Softening Its Stance on Marijuana Because of Another Kind of Green - The Ringer (blog)

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 15:23

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The NFL May Be Softening Its Stance on Marijuana Because of Another Kind of Green
The Ringer (blog)
The Washington Post reported on Monday that the NFL has offered to study marijuana's potential for pain management in a partnership with the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), the most significant step the league has taken toward allowing players to use ...
NFL offers to work with players' union on study of marijuana as pain management toolESPN
League considering working with NFLPA on marijuana studyReuters
NFL Reportedly Writes NFLPA with Offer to Study Marijuana for Pain ...Bleacher Report
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PTSD Patients Can Now Buy Minnesota's Medical Marijuana - Leafly

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 14:16

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PTSD Patients Can Now Buy Minnesota's Medical Marijuana
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota residents suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder can start buying medical cannabis. Tuesday brought the latest expansion of the state's medical marijuana program that launched in July 2015. Patients suffering ...

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'Marijuana Justice Act' Would End Weed Prohibition Throughout The Land - Forbes

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 12:17

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'Marijuana Justice Act' Would End Weed Prohibition Throughout The Land
Forbes
Presented today, a new congressional bill aims to get government and cannabis on the same side of the law by ending a decades-long federal ban on the plant. Introduced by New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, the 'Marijuana Justice Act of 2017' seeks to end ...
How Sen. Cory Booker Is Trying to End Federal Weed ProhibitionRollingStone.com
Sen. Cory Booker just introduced a bill that could legalize marijuana ...Vox
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The Great Cannabis Clash of Calaveras County - Leafly

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 11:12

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The Great Cannabis Clash of Calaveras County
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If those figures are accurate, marijuana is easily the number one industry in Calaveras County. And even if they're not, cannabis is already helping to balanced the county's ailing books. Last summer, officials confronted the obvious: Weed was the only ...

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Puerto Rico Betting on Medical Marijuana to Help Ease Crisis - Leafly

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 10:31

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Puerto Rico Betting on Medical Marijuana to Help Ease Crisis
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Jesus Aponte, 29, a biologist and chemical engineer who now serves as director of cultivation at Natural Ventures, stands inside a cannabis bloom room in Caguas, Puerto Rico on July 24. Aponte considered leaving Puerto Rico to work in Alaska's ...

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Marijuana at Weddings? It's the New Moneymaker | Time.com - TIME

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 07:29

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Marijuana at Weddings? It's the New Moneymaker | Time.com
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The legalization of recreational marijuana in a handful of states opened the doors to all sorts of cannabis-laden commerce.

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Drugs: Cannabis country, heroin fix and India's addicts | India | Al ... - Aljazeera.com

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 06:27

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Drugs: Cannabis country, heroin fix and India's addicts | India | Al ...
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Three short docs about prescription drugs in India, a cannabis connoisseur in Uruguay and heroin addiction in Tanzania.

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