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Chart: Colorado recreational marijuana sales boom in month of March

Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado eclipsed $105 million in March 2018, the highest monthly total for adult-use sales in the program’s history. …

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Powerful congressional panel puts medical marijuana protections in federal budget

In a historic maneuver that signifies growing support in Washington DC for medical marijuana, a key congressional committee voted Thursday to …

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New Jersey's medical marijuana patient count could reach 50,000

New Jersey is expecting to at least double its medical cannabis patient registration, from about 20,000 to 40,000 or even 50,000, the state’s health …

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Polis for Colorado su Twitter: "As Colorado’s #cannabis industry goes, so goes the nation’s. I’m ready on Day One to defend legal #marijuana from attacks by the Trump administration. We aren’t going to allow Jeff Sessions to reopen this ugly chapter in the War on Drugs here in CO. https://t.co/nYcFAQeAEu… https://t.co/ZvqniBuVkh"

After ten years in Congress, vocal cannabis reform advocate Jared Polis is now looking to become the Governor of Colorado. Polis, currently a …

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Kamala Harris on Twitter: "Here’s the quantifiable truth: America’s marijuana laws are not applied or enforced in the same way for all people. We can’t let our country keep making the same mistakes of the past — it’s time to legalize marijuana at the federal level. https://t.co/poL3LNTdzc"

They sit in courtroom pews, almost all of them young black men, waiting their turn before a New York City judge to face a charge that no longer exists in some states: possessing marijuana. They tell of smoking in a housing project hallway, or of being in a car with a friend who was smoking, or of …

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CROP Infrastructure Corp. Building 12 Rentable Greenhouse Facilities in Washington

CROP Infrastructure Corp. (CSE: CROP) is a North American cannabis enterprise with a unique plan for capitalizing on the continent’s rapidly evolving …

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Georgia Adds Pain and PTSD as Conditions for Medical Marijuana

After months of working its way to Governor Nathan Deal’s desk, a new bill hoped to add intractable pain and PTSD to the list of qualifying …

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Exclusive: US marijuana sales may reach $10 billion this year, $22 billion by 2022

Retail sales of medical and recreational cannabis in the United States are expected to hit $8 billion-$10 billion this year – a nearly 50% increase …

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Report: Rec marijuana consumers use less alcohol, pain medications, sleep aids

A new market research report has confirmed that marijuana consumers in states that have legalized recreational cannabis use less alcohol, …

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Chart: Connecticut’s medical marijuana patient count is skyrocketing

Connecticut isn’t the biggest medical marijuana market in the United States, but like plenty others, it’s experiencing massive growth. In just the …

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Vermont Senate Committee Rejects Roadside Saliva Test Bill

The Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee <b>voted 4-1 against a bill to allow law enforcement officers to use a roadside saliva test to test drivers for</b> …

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Maine Lawmakers Override Gov. Veto of Adult-Use Implementation Bill

New Approach Bookkeeping provides cannabis companies with their day-to-day, monthly, quarterly, and yearly financials. Our services include full …

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Missouri House Approves Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill

Seriously ill patients would finally be allowed to use marijuana — and potentially MDMA and psilocybin — without violating federal law under a …

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How A Cannabis Tech Platform Is About To Make Life A Lot Easier For Marijuana Dispensaries

A slew of cannabis software services has cropped up with the advent of marijuana legalization, from point-of-sale systems to advertising networks to product-review platforms. As businesses angle for a piece of the cannabis-tech pie, retailers have a lot of options to choose from.<p>The big problem …

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Senator Chuck Schumer Introduces Bill on 4/20 to Federally Decriminalize Cannabis

Slowly but surely, support for cannabis reform is beginning to grow among America's lawmakers. To mark this year's 4/20 holiday, New York Senator …

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News | RI Compassion Center Employee Denied Mortgage Due to “Marijuana Related” Income

A Rhode Island medical compassion center employee was recently denied financing for a mortgage -- after initial approval -- because his income was …

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Trib editorial: Expand Pa.’s legal medical marijuana program

Demand in excess of supply quickly exhausted inventory in February at Solevo Wellness in Squirrel Hill and other legal medical marijuana dispensaries …

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Tribune Editorial: Utah has a drug problem. It’s not marijuana.

Utah has a drug problem, that much is for certain.<p>What is also certain is that our drug problem is not, has not been and — no matter the fate of a …

Recreational marijuana licensing to begin Monday

On Monday at noon, decades of debate all come down to this: a click of a computer mouse by a state technology contractor.<p>With that, the Massachusetts …

Sen. Mitch McConnell Pushes Bill To Legalize Hemp

The head of the U.S. Senate announced on Monday that he will soon be filing a bill to legalize industrial hemp and allocate federal money for cultivation of the crop.<p>“We all are so optimistic that industrial hemp can become sometime in the future what tobacco was in Kentucky’s past,” U.S. Senate …

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This morning Rep. @Singer4Colorado and I passed HB 1092, the #Marijuana Delivery Pilot Project. Tomorrow is the final vote before it heads to the Senate. #coleg #copolitics https://t.co/2HFgeLat2G

Voters In Illinois' Cook County Approve Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure

Voters in the largest county in Illinois overwhelmingly approved a ballot question calling for the legalization of marijuana on Tuesday.<p>The measure in Cook County — the nation’s second-most-populous county, which has more residents than 27 states of the union — is not binding, but its passage sends …

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Chart: New Mexico’s medical marijuana program breaking records despite bureaucratic inaction

New Mexico’s medical marijuana program continues to grow despite a lack of enthusiasm for medical cannabis among top state officials. From December …

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Albuquerque, New Mexico City Councilors Introduce Cannabis Decrim. Measure

4blooms is San Diego’s first marijuana-specific marketing agency. The agency works with businesses involved in all aspects of the cannabis industry …

Chart: Tourism drives hot start to recreational marijuana sales in Nevada, but where’s the ceiling?

Nevada retailers sold nearly $200 million worth of recreational cannabis since adult-use sales began six months ago, surpassing the total revenue …

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Canadian firm becomes first pot producer to list on major U.S. stock exchange

Toronto-based Cronos Group is set to be the first marijuana company to list on a major U.S. stock exchange when it begins trading on the tech-heavy …