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Three Years After Legalizing Pot, Colorado Has The Lowest Unemployment Rate In America

<b>Three Years After Legalizing Pot, Colorado Has The Lowest Unemployment Rate In America</b><p>by <b>Tommy Gimler</b><p>They’re running out of excuses <i>not</i> to legalize it, …

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The 7 Worst States In The Union To Get Caught With Cannabis

Sure, it’s easy enough to find out which states aren’t cannabis legal, even for medical, but which of these “dry” states have the most severe …

Cannabis

When Will Our Govt Stop Ignoring That Marijuana Is a Major Regulation Success Story?

Speaking recently at the Heritage Foundation, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said that the Justice Department is "reviewing" an Obama …

Cannabis

Medical Pot Use by Veterans Complicates Federal Job Prospects

Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and the District of Columbia, and now a prominent conservative senator has weighed in on the drug’s promise …

Cannabis

In Denver, Marijuana Users Aren't Hard-Core Partiers -- They Really Just Want To Sleep

Contrary to the popular image of stoners as party animals, many cannabis users may just want to go to sleep, if a Denver-area survey is a reliable indicator. The survey, conducted by Consumer Research Around Cannabis, found that only pain relief rivals sleep as a reason for using marijuana.<p>Consumer …

Cannabis

What if Legal Pot Costs More Than Black-Market Pot?

<i>Good morning.</i><p><i>(Want to get California Today by email?</i> <i>Here’s the sign-up</i><i>.)</i><p><i>Today’s introduction comes from Thomas Fuller, the San Francisco bureau chief.</i><p>California has a marijuana conundrum.<p>As regulators in California prepare for the start of recreational marijuana sales in January, people in the …

California

Marijuana’s Moral Entrepreneurs, Then and Now

Today, more than one in five U.S. adults live in a state where they can walk into a store to purchase recreational marijuana. But in that …

Cannabis

NDP pushes for agreement with U.S. to prevent lifetime travel bans once pot is legal

The NDP wants the federal government to negotiate an arrangement with the United States that would ensure Canadians won’t be turned back at the …

Cannabis

On-demand cannabis: California becoming hot spot for marijuana e-commerce, delivery

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 3:09 pm • Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 3:10 pm<p>Eaze’s e-commerce platform is meant to feel familiar.<p>Scrolling horizontally and …

Cannabis

Eaze is moving into recreational marijuana delivery with $27 million in new funding

The cannabis industry has lit up in the last year, including weed delivery startup Eaze, which just raised $27 million in Series B financing and claims a 300 percent year-over-year increase in gross sales.<p>But the weed delivery startup has come under scrutiny recently for burning through at least $1 …

Cannabis

The 10 Biggest Companies That Do Not Engage in Workplace Drug Testing

For the past 35 or so years, millions of American workers have had to submit to a humiliating, privacy-invading procedure to get or keep a job: the …

Drug Test

People Who Trip on Psychedelics Are More Likely to Be Environmentally Conscious

A common refrain of people emerging from hallucinatory highs, whether LSD, mescaline or peyote, is that consciousness-altering psychedelic drugs can …

Psychology

If Pot Is Legal in Your State, Shouldn't That Mean You're Allowed to Grow It at Home?

Eight states have legalized marijuana for recreational use, and of those, only Washington does not allow people to grow their own pot plants. But …

Cannabis

5 Weird Ways Marijuana Affects Men And Women Differently

Estrogen plays an important role when it comes to THC.Marijuana affects men and women in different ways and it’s not because of size. Some research …

Cannabis

You Won't Believe Al D'Amato's New Gig

Alphonse D'Amato, the former Republican U.S. senator from New York, will be a lobbyist for the Marijuana Policy Project, the New York Daily News …

Cannabis

A new website wants to be 'CNBC for cannabis'

A new website launched Tuesday aims to be the cannabis industry's preeminent source for in-depth financial reporting.<p>The Green Market Report will publish news briefs on all facets of the cannabis business, including banking issues, investment, cultivation and extraction, as well as cannabis stock …

Cannabis

Marijuana use in the U.S. has increased sharply since 2005 but not because of legislation, study says

American adults are smoking more pot, but increased cannabis use does not appear to be due to wider availability of legal marijuana, a new study …

Cannabis

Pot Prisoners: Meet Five Victims of the War on Drugs

Marijuana is becoming less stigmatized, but there are still plenty of people serving decades – even life – on weed-related charges<p><b>Conviction:</b> …

Crime

Chart: 19% of cannabis businesses are owned or were founded by racial minorities - Marijuana Business Daily

<i>(This is the final installment in a series of charts regarding women and minorities in the cannabis industry. Click here to read Part I, click here</i> …

Cannabis

Banned pesticides from illegal pot farms seep into California water

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Toxic chemicals from illegal marijuana farms hidden deep in California's forests are showing up in rivers and streams that feed the state's water supply, prompting fears that humans and animals may be at risk, data reviewed by Reuters show.<p>The presence of …

Cannabis

The 10 Biggest Companies That Subject Workers to Drug Testing

For the past 35 or so years, millions of American workers have had to submit to a humiliating, privacy-invading procedure to get or keep a job: the …

Stocks

3 Famous Philosophers Who Took Psychedelics and Pronounced It Mind-Changing

Despite being prohibited in the U.S. for nigh on half a century now, psychedelics are making a comeback. Researchers are studying their use in the …

Psychedelia

The Ugly Motive Behind Trump's Repeal of DACA

Since the election, time and time again, Trump and members of his administration have touted “law and order” rhetoric, to advance an agenda that aims …

Immigration

Prosecutor indicted on 17 counts of misconduct after his marijuana ‘vigilante’ police force ruled illegal

An Illinois special prosecutor has been put on administrative duties after being indicted on 17 charges of misconduct for a “vigilante” police force …

Policing

Uncertain legal status of financial transactions in marijuana industry lead to bitcoin, cryptocurrency development - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

“Bitcoin IMG_5303” by BTC Keychain. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.<p>On July 27th, the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations held a hearing of the full …

Bitcoin

Why Are More Seniors Using Marijuana?

John, a surgeon, had been helping people with chronic pain for decades when he broke his own hip.<p>After two surgeries in 2011, he found himself with a …

Cannabis

Word on the Tree

August 18, 2017<p>For some pop songs, the drug references are pretty blatant. For others, a tribute to favorite substances came with a wink and a nod.

Teen marijuana use falls to 20-year low, defying legalization opponents’ predictions

In 2016, rates of marijuana use among the nation's 12- to 17-year-olds dropped to their lowest level in more than two decades, according to federal survey data released this week.<p>Last year, 6.5 percent of adolescents used marijuana on a monthly basis, according to the latest National Survey on Drug …

Cannabis

Got the End-of-Summer Blues? Here’s How Marijuana Can Help

The possibility that a woman could have painless labor became an idée fixe of H. L. (“Doc”) Humes, a literary wunderkind and MIT science prodigy who …

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