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Behind the Scenes of Colorado's $700 Million Pot Business

Benjamin Rasmussen didn't set out to become "the pot photographer." It just sort of happened.<p>Rasmussen became something of a visual authority on the …

Changes in Laws May Bring 'Marijuana Use Lounges' to Washington

<i>This article originally appeared on Avvo.</i><p>The legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado has left some challenges for tourists …

Active component of cannabis can regrow brain cells | Gezondheid | Earth Matters

<b>(Collective Evolution | Alanna Ketler) In the past, there has been a lot of propaganda designed around criticizing the use of marijuana, and scaring</b> …

GW Pharma's cannabis drug fails in cancer pain study, shares fall

LONDON (Reuters) - An experimental cannabis drug failed to alleviate pain in cancer patients as hoped in a clinical study, sending shares in its British maker GW Pharmaceuticals as much as 21 percent lower on Thursday.<p>GW, which is developing the drug Sativex for pain in collaboration with Japan’s …

Cancer

This is the new face of Marijuana, Inc.

The first person I see after walking into the half-empty office of Marley Natural, a seller of cannabis products launching later this year, is a …

Meet the Family Behind the Legal Weed Industry’s First Credit Union

When Alex Mason, a gregarious 25-year-old South Carolina native, moved to Colorado in 2012 to pursue advanced wilderness EMT certification and a …

New Funding For Privateer Highlights Marijuana’s Massive Market In The U.S.

The nondescript four-story former tenement at 149 Bowery, with its ground floor “Organic Spa and Shop” sandwiched between lighting fixture outlet stores, is an unlikely staging ground for the next push in the battle against the prohibition of marijuana.<p>Yet its third floor tenant, Marley Natural, is …

Where To Smoke In Denver – Puff, Pass, & Paint

Puff, Pass, & Paint Creator Heidi Keyes<p>Puff, Pass, & Paint is the one-of-a-kind painting class for the 21+ cannabis smoker.<p>The entire concept beckons …

Cannabis

Six positive developments for the criminal justice system in 2014

There’s no question the American criminal justice system is in terrible shape, and the problems plaguing it are exacerbated as time goes by. In 2014, the US still imprisons more people than any other country, incarcerating black men at disproportionately high rates. Police killings in Ferguson and …

Race & Ethnicity

Marijuana Industry to Create 200,000 Jobs in 2015, Generate $21 Billion By 2020 | Marijuana

Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p><i>Pictured: Washingtonians celebrating the state’s first day of legal marijuana sales on June 8, 2014</i><p>Every day, legal marijuana …

Higher Perspective

Toxic relationships deeply affect us at any age, but our greatest period of vulnerability exists in childhood.<p>A toxic mother-child relationship …

High stakes: How this marijuana company gained buzz in a budding market

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Joe Robinson, Entrepreneur.com<p>The bed …

Getting High Safely: Aspen Launches Marijuana Education Campaign

The state government and the marijuana industry in Colorado are working to educate people about how to use pot safely. But in the high Rockies, one community is taking matters into its own hands.<p>The local sheriff in Aspen is leading an education effort that targets skiers and snowboarders flocking …

I Drank Cannabis Coffee with Seattle Baristas

I visited a self-described "lifestyle boutique" in Seattle to sample weed-infused bulletproof coffee, a beverage that baristas assured me would "offset caffeine with just a little bit of THC" to achieve a synergistic effect.<p>In the 1846 essay "Le Club des Hachichins," published in the French …

Colorado’s new cannabis laws make it a top spot for pot tourism

As the sun rises over the Rockies, a tour bus pulls up outside the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver and deposits a new load of tourists. It’s not your usual busload, though. This group has come from Texas for a weekend organised by Spiro, a luxury cannabis tour operator, and its package includes a …

Federal marijuana bill would legalize some cannabis strains

<b>(CNN) —</b> Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months.<p>That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them. Worse, the …

Comprehensive Report on The Cannabis Extract Movement

A comprehensive review of evidence that cannabis extracts can treat many cancers and other diseases. Features information from patients, caregivers, researchers, doctors, dispensaries, and corporations. Includes medical documentation of terminal cancer patients in full remission.

If Big Pharma Isn't Nervous, It Should Be; Early Stage Cannabis Technologies...Potentially the Next GW Pharma

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jul 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --<p>Deep in the brain, buried within the central nervous system as well as …

Cannabis Stocks Jump as Cannabis Sativa Extends Rally

Aug 04, 2014 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Whitefish, MT / August 4, 2014 / The Marijuana Index(tm) moved marginally higher last week, despite a 1.7% …

Cannabis Therapy Corp. Moves to Leverage Pet Health Sector and Offers Details on New Product Lineup

BOULDER, CO, Aug 12, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Cannabis Therapy Corp. (otcqb:CTCO) (the "Company"), a development stage company aiming to …

Women's Important Role in Widespread Cannabis Acceptance

Photo Credit: ONE/x<p>At cannabis industry shows like Champs and The Big Show, women have been represented more noticeably by booth-babes-in-bikinis than by executives in business attire. Historically, the marijuana industry, if not the actual consumer base, has been male-dominated. This is despite …

Medical marijuana: Coalition MP to push for cannabis trials

Medical marijuana will be used to treat cancer patients if an Abbott government backbencher gets his way.<p>Queensland MP Warren Entsch is drafting a bill, which he hopes to introduce to parliament in the coming fortnight, to allow for legal trials of cannabis to treat people with cancer, epilepsy and …

Old dope, new tricks: the new science of medical cannabis

Medicinal cannabis is back in the news again after a planned trial to grow it in Norfolk Island was blocked by the federal government last week. The …