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Marijuana Legalization 2018: A State-by-State Guide to Legal Weed

For Jeff Sessions, few places are safe.<p>Although marijuana remains prohibited by federal law, an increasing number of states have legalized the drug …

John Boehner’s claim that ‘we have literally filled up our jails’ with people for minor marijuana possession

<i>“When you look at the number of people in our state and federal penitentiaries, who are there for possession of small amounts of cannabis, you begin to really scratch your head. We have literally filled up our jails with people who are nonviolent and frankly do not belong there.”</i> <b><br>—Former House</b> …

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The Best Weed-Related Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

People love podcasts. Despite the wealth of media available, the dominance of streaming services like Netflix, and the perennial appeal of books, folks just love to pop on headphones and fall into episodes of their favorite programs. And cannabis — that oft-debated, nap-inducing, mind-expanding …

Trump administration abandons crackdown on legal marijuana

The Trump administration is abandoning a Justice Department threat to crack down on recreational marijuana in states where it is legal, a move that could enable cannabis businesses in California and other states that have legalized pot to operate without fear of federal raids and …

These 6 Industries Don’t Want Hemp Legalized

It’s been less than a decade since the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, and we’re still suffering from its restrictive decision. Obviously, the act …

Cynthia Nixon blunts John Boehner’s curiously sudden support for marijuana reform

On Wednesday, Cynthia Nixon put out a video that outlined her reasons for supporting marijuana legalization in New York–namely, because such a move would mitigate racial disparities in marijuana arrest rates. Her proclamation was important, given that she is running for governor, but it was perhaps …

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Boehner's Reversal on Marijuana 'Monumental' for Industry

Former House Speaker John Boehner has joined the advisory board for cannabis company Acreage Holdings. Bloomberg's Jenny Kaplan reports on "What'd …

6 Cannabis Concentrates That Changed the Game

From history’s oldest cannabis concentrates to today’s high-tech extracts, learn about these innovative concentrate products that have changed the …

Gov. Murphy: People who use medical marijuana are 'patients, not criminals'

Behind all the changes he has approved for New Jersey's medical marijuana program is the desire to drop the stigma of using medical pot.

Hanging Around Facebook's Lobby Helped These Founders Make $2 Million in 2 Years

What do you do when you have no track record?<p>What's the best way to build a successful B2B business when you're first starting out and have no track record? Start with small companies and easy "wins" and then work your way up to the big leagues, right? Jeremy Parker and Josh Orbach, co-founders of …

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These States Could Legalize Recreational Weed in 2018

Happy New Year.<p>As of January 1, California began allowing the sale of marijuana to anyone over the age of 21. The move is expected to give a …

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Here's where you can legally consume marijuana in the US in 2018

The United States is gradually becoming the land of the red, white, and green.<p>Nine states and Washington, DC, have legalized marijuana for recreational use for adults over the age of 21. Medical marijuana is legal in another 30 states after voters in Oklahoma approved a ballot initiative to …

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This Is the Number 1 Cannabis Stock to Own for the Next Decade

If you’ve got a high risk tolerance, then you stand to make a tonne from the emergence of Canadian cannabis producers. But with most pot stocks more …

What 3 Marijuana Heavyweights Are Doing to Become the P&G of Pot

As the legal marijuana business starts to professionalize, players are emerging who say they want to create multinational franchises and empires, in …

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Jeff Sessions May Be 6 Days From Declaring War on the Marijuana Industry

Is this the end of the line for the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment?<p>When it comes to the fastest-growing industries in the United States, legal marijuana …

How tax reform could push more states to legalize marijuana

Over the past few decades, the two statements most associated with the Republican Party are probably "No new taxes" and "Just say no." Most …

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The Cannabis Industry's Largest Conference Showcases a Maturing Industry

The Marijuana Business Conference celebrated what has become a highly regulated sector devoted to pharmaceutical precision in the composition of its products.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The maturation of the cannabis industry is easily illustrated by the …

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Sessions: DOJ looking at 'rational' marijuana policy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday that the Justice Department is examining ways to work toward a "rational" marijuana policy, though he did not provide details, including whether the DOJ will crack down on states where the drug has been legalized.<p>"We're looking very …

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New Jersey poised to legalize marijuana

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s incoming Democratic governor has promised to legalize marijuana, but just how speedy Phil Murphy and the Democrat-led …

Majority of New York voters support legalizing and taxing marijuana, poll reveals

ALBANY — New Yorkers are high on legalizing weed as a cure for the state's budget woes, a new poll Monday revealed.<p>Sixty two percent of New York …

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Lawmakers must legalize marijuana in New York to support racial and economic justice

Thousands of New Yorkers have had their rights violated because of marijuana prohibition and the pretext it provides for law enforcement to …

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Lithuania Takes First Step towards Medical Cannabis

The Lithuanian parliament has almost unanimously voted to consider a legislative amendment that could legalise medical cannabis, and potentially open …

370 apply to sell medical marijuana in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio regulators received 370 applications to sell medical marijuana but will initially award only 57 licenses at most.<p>Cuyahoga and …

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CBD Is the Drug You Can Do at Work

Because it doesn't get you high. Let us explain.<p>This might sound weird in the age of millennial moping, but I love my job. I love it for many reasons: Flexible remote working days, the 401(k) thing happens automatically so I don’t have to think about it, and there are free goldfish during business …

These Three Kings of Cannabis are Going Into Business Together

It's being called ‘the largest global cannabis partnership to date.’<p>Two of legal marijuana’s largest corporations are joining forces with a legendary …

Medical marijuana weeks away from being sold legally in Texas

WINTER GARDEN, Florida (CBS DFW) – Texas is weeks away from the first legal sale of medical marijuana.<p>Two years after lawmakers legalized the drug …

Doctors claim to have witnessed 'first cannabis overdose' in medical history

Until now, there have been no recorded cannabis overdoses.<p>Two US doctors have stunned the medical by claiming to have identified a case.<p>The risks of …

We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner

Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear answer.<p>Keep in mind that there are …

11-Hydroxy-THC - Increased Potency That Explains the Effect of Edibles?

<b>11-OH-THC is formed in high levels after taking edibles. Here is the history and science behind the discovery that it is even more potent than …

Budweiser's Ex-Marketing Chief Sees Weed as New Craft Beer

“This bud’s for you” has taken on a whole new meaning for Chris Burggraeve.<p>The former chief marketing officer for Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, the brewer …