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Internal Affairs: San Jose councilman gets away with racy memo on weed

San Jose City Councilman <b>Lan Diep</b> — yeah, the guy who was sworn in holding his Captain America shield — says government can be fun. Take his two-page …

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This 12-Year Old Girl Just Sued Jeff Sessions. Here's Why

Alexis Bortell, a 12-year-old girl from Colorado, has had enough of Jeff Sessions and the government's stance on Cannabis.<p>Bortell has epilepsy and …

Banning legal marijuana doesn’t stop illegal market

The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to advance an ordinance to prohibit commercial cannabis activity and outdoor personal …

California Rolled Out 278 Pages of Marijuana Rules. Here Are Highlights.

California on Thursday unveiled its latest set of marijuana regulations—this time, emergency rules that will guide the legalized recreational market …

The price of cannabis is falling, suggesting a supply glut

AFTER he was busted in 1974, Jeffrey Edmondson, a small-time dealer of marijuana, cocaine and amphetamines in Minneapolis, faced a daunting bill from …

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It's the End of an Era for California's Outlaw Weed Farmers

With the legalization of recreational marijuana on the horizon, the clandestine farming communities of Northern California are set to face a reckoning.<p>Like the Gold Rush that drew miners in covered wagons to the West Coast, the Green Rush has long seduced growers and trimmers to Northern …

California releases long-awaited cannabis regulations, will allow huge farms

There will be no cannabis cappuccinos or drone deliveries in California under the new pot rules state officials released Thursday that regulate everything from who can legally sell and deliver marijuana to how it must be packaged and transported.<p>The rules released by three licensing agencies — the …

Proposed marijuana rules don't address concerns of Kahnawake Mohawks

Quebec's bill to set out rules for legal marijuana distribution and consumption does little to soothe concerns in the Mohawk community of Kahnawake …

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Vape Expo attendees should expect ‘new rules’ in 2018, at least in California

As the dawn of a new year approaches, vaping enthusiasts are planning ahead for the 2018 Electronic Cigarette Convention, sometimes called the EEC …

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One Year After The 2016 Election, How Have Marijuana Laws Changed?

It's been just over one year since a wave of ballot initiatives brought the total number of states to legalize marijuana for medical or recreational …

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There's an advent calendar full of weed

Over the years, we've seen many advent calendars geared for grown-ups. They're filled with things adults appreciate: booze, beer, and of course, <i>Star</i> …

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Weed, cannabis, pot or marijuana: what's the difference?

There are lots of things we don't know about how cannabis legalization is going to look in Canada in 2018.<p>Among them: how policing agencies in New …

From pot edibles to farming techniques, California sets marijuana rules

California released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state’s emerging legal marijuana industry, while potentially opening the way for larger-scale cultivation that some fear could strangle small-farm growers.<p>The thicket of emergency regulations will allow the state to begin issuing …

US| ‘Prohibition is over.’ Palm Springs paves the way for recreational marijuana use

The new regulations allow for cannabis lounges, places where recreational pot can be consumed on site, and more dispensaries than currently …

‘You’re going to lose all of your money’: Money manager warns against investing in cannabis

As provinces continue to roll out their recreational cannabis plans, one portfolio manager is warning against investing in the hot sector.<p>“This is …

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Here are the new rules for legal marijuana in California, effective Jan. 1

Marijuana businesses got their first look at 276 pages of regulations they must abide by come Jan. 1, when the state will start issuing licenses for …

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 …

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The First Hotel Marijuana Dispensary in the U.S. Is Coming to L.A.

The Standard, Hollywood and Lord Jones, which bills itself as making the “world’s finest cannabis-infused products,” are going into business …

Ten highlights and lowlights from California’s new marijuana rules

Photo by Gabrielle Lurie<p>SACRAMENTO — No more buds displayed in bulk containers and jars. Sayonara, super-potent edibles. Bye-bye, canna-milkshakes. …

Week in Weed: Sessions Backs Down, Fake Weed Death News, and Art Garfunkel’s Weird Pot Poem

This week, Jeff Sessions finally revealed some of his evil plans for weed, which involved… nothing that was very evil-sounding (for now). Also, …

Don't feast on edible marijuana until you read this

Will you be having a bit of marijuana with your bacon? Or a pinch of it in your coffee? Or a dab in the syrup you’ll pour on your pancakes?<p>The choice …

A $3 billion marijuana merger could soon shake up the entire industry

Look out, Canopy Growth Corporation. Your reign as the pure-play marijuana stock with the highest market cap might not last for long.<p>On Tuesday, Aurora Cannabis announced that it had submitted a proposal to acquire all shares of another Canadian marijuana grower, CanniMed Therapeutics. Aurora is …

The Truth Behind The 'First Marijuana Overdose Death'

This is too important to get wrong.<p>A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted headlines …

The 1 Group That Still Opposes Marijuana's Expansion

Hint: It's not Republicans.<p>When it comes to the fastest and most consistently growing industries in the United States, you'd have a hard time topping …

The New Nail Polish Colors That’ll Be Everywhere This Fall

Which ones to buy (or request at the salon).<p>At the change of seasons, there’s no easier or cheaper way to add a dose of newness to your wardrobe than with nail polish. Sure, boots are a staple and heftier skincare may become a necessity, but nail polish is just plain fun.<p>There are definitely a few …

Could HGTV Unwittingly Cause a New Housing Crisis?

I love HGTV as much as the next home enthusiast, but it's no secret that many of their shows take some liberties with reality. Like a plywood set …

What would a recreational marijuana market in California look like?

Cannabis will be taxed more than tobacco, marketed like wine, funded like the riskiest of start-ups and grown under bank-like security.<p>That's the emerging vision of what California's consumer market for marijuana, expected to be worth $6 billion by 2020, is going to look like after voters on …

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A New Test of Pot's Potential to Replace Painkillers

After two years of bureaucratic hurdles, the first study to directly compare cannabis with an opioid drug is about to begin.<p>Emily Lindley’s stash of marijuana is going to be very, very secure.<p>Lindley, a neurobiologist, is about to begin the first study ever to directly compare cannabis with an …

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Marijuana legalization won big on Election Day. It will keep winning.

Marijuana legalization is looking more and more inevitable with every election.<p>While most people watched the presidential election in horror on Tuesday night, something else, quietly but surely, happened on Election Day: Marijuana legalization won. In fact, it won in several states — in an election …

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