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Goldberg aide atop cannabis commission? - The Boston Globe

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 15:02

The Boston Globe

Goldberg aide atop cannabis commission?
The Boston Globe
This Week in Weed is a weekly newsletter exploring the world of marijuana in Massachusetts and beyond from the Boston Globe. Each Saturday, it delivers exclusive scoops, analysis of recent news, and a round-up of the most important local and national ...

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Medical marijuana dispensaries get thumbs up from Morro Bay committee - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 13:02

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Medical marijuana dispensaries get thumbs up from Morro Bay committee
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Morro Bay could be home to up to two brick-and-mortar medical marijuana dispensaries soon, but residents hoping for recreational store fronts in the coastal community likely shouldn't hold their breath. Those were among the findings of a city council ...

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Sessions' Task Force Doesn't Recommend Crack Down on Legal Marijuana - Slate Magazine (blog)

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 06:55

Slate Magazine (blog)

Sessions' Task Force Doesn't Recommend Crack Down on Legal Marijuana
Slate Magazine (blog)
It's hardy a secret that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not a fan of states that have chosen to legalize marijuana. He even put together a hand-picked task force to help him figure out how the federal government should deal with legalized marijuana ...
Task force on marijuana law offers little on new policiesPBS NewsHour
Op Ed: Keep Your Hands Off Marijuana, Jeff SessionsWestword
US Attorney General Sessions criticizes Washington state's legal marijuana systemThe Seattle Times
Leafly -The Hill -FOX31 Denver
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The war on weed: the NFL's troubled history with marijuana - The Guardian (blog)

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 01:02

The Guardian (blog)

The war on weed: the NFL's troubled history with marijuana
The Guardian (blog)
The league has come under fire for punishing cannabis users more severely than domestic-violence offenders, most notably in 2015, when Josh Gordon was banned one year for a failed marijuana test compared to Ray Rice's two-game suspension for ...
NFL Owners Agree To Consider Letting Players Use Medical MarijuanaReason (blog)

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US Attorney General Sessions criticizes Washington state's legal marijuana system - The Seattle Times

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 17:39

The Seattle Times

US Attorney General Sessions criticizes Washington state's legal marijuana system
The Seattle Times
“Sessions is on thin political ice, and public opinion on cannabis — and states' rights to determine how their law enforcement resources should be used with respect to cannabis — makes this a losing issue for him. I'm surprised he decided this was ...
Sessions Attacks Washington's Cannabis Laws in Letter to GovernorLeafly
Federal task force reportedly recommends more marijuana study, no crackdownThe Hill
Justice Department task force documents blows smoke at Jeff Sessions' war on marijuanaWashington Examiner
FOX31 Denver -9NEWS.com -Reason (blog)
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Former Congressional Aide Charged With Taking Cannabis Bribe - Leafly

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:06

Leafly

Former Congressional Aide Charged With Taking Cannabis Bribe
Leafly
Janice Hahn, D-Los Angeles, in March 2015 when he approached a marijuana shop that was operating illegally and told an employee it would be shut down if he couldn't reach a deal with the owners, according to the indictment. In exchange for the bribe, ...

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Massachusetts Governor Names Five to Cannabis Advisory Board - Leafly

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 15:28

Leafly

Massachusetts Governor Names Five to Cannabis Advisory Board
Leafly
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker has picked five people to serve on a Cannabis Advisory Board that will help guide regulators enforcing recreational and medical marijuana laws. RELATED STORY. A Brief Guide to Massachusetts' New Cannabis Law.

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Jerry Jones Agrees with NFL Studying Potential Benefits of Marijuana - Bleacher Report

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 14:07

Bleacher Report

Jerry Jones Agrees with NFL Studying Potential Benefits of Marijuana
Bleacher Report
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he agreed with the NFL's decision to investigate the benefits of marijuana as a pain management drug for players. “I agree with what the NFL is doing,” Jones told reporters in his Hall of Fame press conference ...
Dallas Cowboys Football News, Schedule, Roster, Stats - SB NationSB Nation
Arizona Cardinals Football News, Schedule, Roster, Stats - SB NationSB Nation

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#2020Vision: Booker's bold marijuana move; Obama world loves Patrick; Why Sanders supporters are attacking Harris - CNN

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:02

CNN

#2020Vision: Booker's bold marijuana move; Obama world loves Patrick; Why Sanders supporters are attacking Harris
CNN
The bill is an effort to "remedy many of the failures of the War on Drugs," Booker wrote on Facebook. It would also aim to undo some damage from marijuana laws by expunging federal marijuana convictions and penalizing states with racially disparate ...

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California Authorities Seize 27000 Cannabis Plants in 4-Day Calaveras Raid - Leafly

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 09:17

Leafly

California Authorities Seize 27000 Cannabis Plants in 4-Day Calaveras Raid
Leafly
Calaveras County Sheriff Rick DiBasilio speaks at a Thursday, Aug. 3 news conference about a multiday raid of cannabis farms his office conducted. Calaveras Sheriff officers seized more than 27,000 marijuana plants and made 35 arrests. (Kathleen ...

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Why the US Made Marijuana Illegal - History

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 08:40

History

Why the US Made Marijuana Illegal
History
Anglo-Americans and Europeans have known about marijuana's medicinal benefits since at least the 1830s. Around that time, Sir William Brooke O'Shaughnessy, an Irish doctor studying in India, documented that cannabis extracts could ease cholera ...
Forget Obamacare. Congress Should Repeal and Replace This Instead.Fortune
Sen. Cory Booker's bill to legalize marijuana may be a long shot, but ...Los Angeles Times
Sen. Cory Booker holds kickoff rally to legalize marijuana nationwideNorthJersey.com
Axios -Bloomberg
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Marijuana company buys entire California town for 'hospitality destination' - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 08:36

Telegraph.co.uk

Marijuana company buys entire California town for 'hospitality destination'
Telegraph.co.uk
One of the largest marijuana companies in the US has bought a California desert town, promising to turn it into a "cannabis-friendly hospitality destination." American Green Inc. said it is buying all 80 acres of Nipton, which includes its Old West ...
A Tiny California Town May Become The Eco-Friendly 'Epcot Of Cannabis'Forbes
No Pipe Dream: Cannabis Company Buys California TownNPR
Marijuana Company Buys California Ghost Town, Eyeing a Green RushFortune
The Independent -CTV News -USA TODAY -Bloomberg
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US couples are installing open marijuana bars at their weddings - The Independent

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 02:43

The Independent

US couples are installing open marijuana bars at their weddings
The Independent
Entire businesses have launched to meet demands for the new trend, many of which can be found exhibiting at the Cannabis Wedding Expo, where couples can meet various marijuana vendors and cannabis professionals who can help bring the bud for the ...

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Cannabis company plans to turn desert town into pot paradise - CNBC

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 01:58

CNBC

Cannabis company plans to turn desert town into pot paradise
CNBC
"I think he would find a lot of humor in that," she finally said, adding that as a Libertarian Freeman had no problem with people using marijuana, and as a proponent of green power he'd be all in favor of energy independence. Over the years he'd ...
No Pipe Dream: Cannabis Company Buys California TownNPR
Marijuana Company Buys Entire California TownHuffPost
Marijuana company buys entire California town and plans to turn it into 'pot paradise'The Independent
USA TODAY -Atlanta Journal Constitution -Bloomberg -TripAdvisor
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This Cannabis Company Plans to Turn a California Desert Town Into a Pot Paradise - TIME

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:53

TIME

This Cannabis Company Plans to Turn a California Desert Town Into a Pot Paradise
TIME
"I think he would find a lot of humor in that," she finally said, adding that as a Libertarian Freeman had no problem with people using marijuana, and as a proponent of green power he'd be all in favor of energy independence. Over the years he'd ...
Calif. town may be going to pot: Cannabis firm trying to create marijuana meccaUSA TODAY
US Cannabis maker buys Old West town to attract pot-friendly customersBNN
Cannabis Company Buys Nipton, Calif. To Build Marijuana ParadiseHuffington Post Canada
Business Insider -Quartz -Seattle Times -Bloomberg
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How medical marijuana saved the Town of Smith Falls' economy - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 15:42

Globalnews.ca

How medical marijuana saved the Town of Smith Falls' economy
Globalnews.ca
Four years ago, the Town of Smiths Falls, Ont., took a chance when it welcomed Tweed Inc. to town. The company has since become one of the country's biggest medical cannabis producers. When it bought what used to house a Hershey chocolate factory ...

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Roger Goodell talks marijuana and its potential in treating player health in the NFL - The Denver Post

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 13:59

The Denver Post

Roger Goodell talks marijuana and its potential in treating player health in the NFL
The Denver Post
Earlier this week, the NFL wrote a letter to the NFLPA to work in tandem with the players in cannabis research. According to The Washington Post, the NFL's letter to the union outlined multiple areas for potential research, including pain management ...
Roger Goodell: Marijuana is a “medical issue” that needs further researchNBCSports.com

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Globe editorial: When it comes to the rules of the marijuana market ... - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 13:29

The Globe and Mail

Globe editorial: When it comes to the rules of the marijuana market ...
The Globe and Mail
If the legislative timeline holds, it will be possible for Canadians to legally buy marijuana by this time next year.

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The NFL Wants to Work with Players' Union on a Marijuana Study - Fortune

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 13:23

Fortune

The NFL Wants to Work with Players' Union on a Marijuana Study
Fortune
The National Football League's chief medical officer believes it's "really important" for the league to research whether to reverse its policies that prohibit players from using marijuana to treat and managing pain. That's what Vanderbilt University ...
NFL's chief medical officer emphasizes importance of marijuana researchConcord Monitor

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