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Medical marijuana dispensary opens in downtown Oak Park

As several dozen community members, public officials and curious onlookers walked through his medical marijuana dispensary, Brad Zerman realized two years of work was nearly complete.<p>Seven Point, the 41st medical marijuana dispensary to open in the state of Illinois, on Friday morning welcomed …

In State College, a move toward decriminalizing marijuana

Call it a victory for pot-smoking in a college town. Or view it as a law change just confusing enough to land some students living on or near Penn …

Penn State

Right pot laws can maximize revenue, minimize use, says economists

A new study offers insights into legalization’s hazy effects on government revenue<p>Under federal law, marijuana use is still illegal, even though nearly half of U.S. states sanction its use for medical purposes. Colorado legalized the drug for recreational use in 2012, and the move not only stoked …

Marijuana makes a difference in Colorado

Colorado is famous for skiing, hiking - and legal marijuana, which is a boon to the economy. Instead of just filling their coffers, some towns are …

Cannabis

Who Wants to Smoke Weed With Tommy Chong in Denver?

Here's some news that will add a delightful lift to your Monday: There's a Tommy Chong meet-and-greet contest coming to Denver. Yes, you can hang …

How Headlines About Research On Marijuana, Sex And Pain Mislead Readers

The headline ”Smoking marijuana provides more pain relief for men than women” has recently appeared on a number of websites. What message do you get when you read this headline? Does it mean that smoking marijuana makes the pain go away more for men than women? If that’s what you think, you’ve been …

Pain

Aspen Airport Now Offers Marijuana-Only Disposal Bins: Keeps You From Breaking Federal Law and Airport Employees Happy

Although marijuana is legal only in some states, and for medicinal purposes in more, pot remains illegal under federal law (but where it’s legal …

Cannabis