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Marijuana Mapped: the Price of Weed Across the U.S.

It’s relatively cheap in Seattle, and L.A. and San Francisco are pretty competitive, but it’s an entirely different story on the East Coast, …

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Smoky Ladies of Love | Cannabis and Hemp Culture and News

I love cannabis. Let’s just start right there. I adore it. It’s a source of fun, joy, pain relief, multifaceted healing, a sense of universal …

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3 Pressing Questions for the U.S. Marijuana Industry in 2018

There have been few, if any, industries hotter than legal marijuana in the stock market this year. A majority of publicly traded marijuana stocks with a market cap of $200 million or greater have seen their valuations at least double over the past year.<p>Topping the list of catalysts behind these …

88 California shops have licenses to sell you weed

Anticipation is high — if Southern Californians can find a place to buy pot when it becomes legal for recreational use on January 1.<p>As of the …

How will legalizing marijuana impact police work?

CLOSE<p>Joseph Walker, Ringwood police chief, talks about the potential impact of legalized marijuana in New Jersey.<p>New Jersey's law enforcement sector …

What to expect when recreational marijuana goes on sale on Jan. 1

Recreational marijuana is scheduled to go on sale at licensed stores in California on January 1st, or shortly thereafter, depending on the …

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Recreational Marijuana Legalized In California Jan. 1, But New Law Is Smoky

Marijuana, the recreational drug that has launched a thousand comedy and dramatic bits on TV and film, will become legal in California as of January …

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Marijuana companies caught using banned pesticides to face fines up to $1-million

Federally regulated marijuana companies caught using banned pesticides that put consumers' health at risk will now face fines of up to $1-million per violation, The Globe and Mail has learned.<p>The fines will be enshrined in federal legislation as a way to clamp down on unauthorized use of dangerous …

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First retail pot shops set to open in California

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view this photo gallery or video on your mobile device.)</i><p>After a year of planning, California makes history on …

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Marijuana is legal in California Jan. 1. But you won’t be able to buy it everywhere.

Jane Futcher and her wife, Erin Carney, were thrilled that California voters legalized marijuana last November. Their cannabis farm in Laytonville, Calif., would be completely compliant with the new laws, and they loved the sense of community that came with long-underground growers coming together …

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The Future of Weed Science Is a Van in Colorado

You enter the University of Colorado Boulder's newest research laboratory through the side entrance. The door—which is heavy and white, with a black, …

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Anticipation high as California rolls out retail pot sales

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Californians may awake on New Year's Day to a stronger-than-normal whiff of marijuana as America's cannabis king lights up to celebrate the state's first legal retail pot sales.<p>The historic day comes more than two decades after California paved the way for legal weed by passing …

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What Happens When You Suddenly Stop Using Marijuana

Back in 1994, there were lots of things we were undecided about: Raves, were they the pied-piper of the techno-tribal revolution, or unrelenting …

Big Weed: ten farms could supply all of America with marijuana

When Washington State legalized recreational marijuana three years ago, it created a licensing regime that was supposed to protect and encourage …

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Here's where you can legally smoke marijuana in 2018

The United States is gradually becoming the land of the red, white, and green.<p>Nine states and Washington, DC, have legalized marijuana for recreational use — no doctor's letter required — for adults over the age of 21. Medical marijuana is legal in another 29 states.<p>Support for the drug reached new …

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Have You Ever Tried Investing... in Weed

It's a relatively new market jam-packed with pitfalls and rewards.<p>According to a study coordinated by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism in 2015, nearly 10 percent of Americans had smoked marijuana at least once in the past year. That accounts for 30-plus million people, which …

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California's Marijuana Pioneer Isn't Afraid of Donald Trump

About a month ago, on an unseasonably warm Wednesday evening in the courtyard of the Oakland Museum, partygoers in blazers and floor-length gowns mingled, sipping champagne and martinis. A DJ spun remixes on a neon-lit stage. A photographer snapped photos. Tiki torches and triple-decker towers of …

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Vermont medical school delves into marijuana science

As more states allow for the use of medical marijuana, the University of Vermont is offering a course in the science of the drug— and the professors say they are challenged by a lack of research on what has long been a taboo topic.<p>Other institutions have offered classes in marijuana law and policy, …

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Cannabis couture: Bags, jewelry and clothing celebrate pot

Mary Jane is getting a makeover.<p>As marijuana use is becoming more accepted across the country - it’s now legal in some form or decriminalized in 27 …

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This Island in American Samoa Is Almost 100% Powered by Tesla Solar Panels

Goodbye, diesel.<p>Tesla has announced their solar panels are nearly entirely powering the island of Ta'u in American Samoa.<p>The island used to depend …

China's crazy smog-sucking vacuum tower might actually be working

Studio Roosegaarde‘s smog-sucking vacuum tower may actually be cleaning up the air in China. The Smog Free Tower has been installed in Beijing, a …

Stoner NBA Team

The NBA may want to rethink its acronym and change it to the National Blunt Association.<p>With all the current and former players being arrested and …

SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup About to Kick Off

We're ready to kick off the first Cannabis Cup of 2016 with a bang!<p>The HIGH TIMES SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup has now expanded to two weekends …

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How the 2016 Election Killed the California Marijuana Business Model

While most people are busy talking about the potential doom from a Trump presidency, there is a much more real change undergoing. For the first time in American history, we have seen the country take steps towards acceptance of marijuana (for better or worse). California made history with the …

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