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California cannabis companies are hiring. Interest is high at this job fair.

There were firm handshakes.<p>Intense eye contact.<p>And the sincere repetition of first names.<p>Over the weekend, in a bare-walled art gallery on Highland Avenue, well-scrubbed job seekers came, resumes in hand, to connect with prospective employers.<p>But this was a job fair with a twist: All the employers …

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Opioids vs. Marijuana: Which Is More Dangerous?

Marijuana is classified as a more serious drug by federal officials, but some experts say prescription painkillers do more damage to our society.<p>What …

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Will Marijuana Make America Great Again? Skeptics May Disagree, But New Data Finds Otherwise

A new state-run survey by the state of Washington may have dispelled some misconceptions about the effects recreational marijuana use has on …

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I Went to a Painting Class for Stoners - Vice

Not to break too huge a story or anything, but artists occasionally do drugs to tap into their creative sides. Whether slamming 100 bags of heroin a day to manifest abstract masterpieces like Jean-Michel Basquiat or simply getting drunk to help yourself shit out an endless stream of soulless kitsch …

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Controversial Playmate promoting cannabis pill in San Diego

Controversial Playboy model Dani Mathers will promote her health-conscious cannabis pill on Thursday afternoon at San Diego’s first legal medical …

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Why Pygmies Are Dealing Weed to Survive

Indigenous communities in the Congo have harvested marijuana as long as they can remember. Now, with no land to call their own, they turn to selling—with dire consequences.<p>NORTH KIVU, Congo — Nana sleeps on a pillow of marijuana. It’s a trick his grandfather taught him to make the buds more potent, …

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New data shows that teens aren't using marijuana more after it's been legalized

In every state that's considered legalizing marijuana for recreational use, one major question inevitably comes up. If marijuana is legal, are kids going to start using it more?<p>New data from the Washington State Healthy Youth Survey helps provide an answer to that question. The results from the …

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Why Jeff Sessions Is Threatening to Crack Down on Marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, March 2, 2017. (Photo: Doug Mills / …

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Women.Weed.Wifi Is The Seattle Art Collective Looking To Switch Up The Cannabis Industry

“It’s important that we, as women of color, control the culture.”<p>When the state of Washington legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, it created a …

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Arkansas recreational marijuana proposal is rejected

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state.<p>In an opinion dated Tuesday and …

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Legalizing Pot and Marijuana Tax Revenues To Be Focus of Legislative Hearing

Wednesday's big legislative hearing on legalizing pot in Connecticut may have more to do with the state's huge money problems than with the issues …

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Oakland: Council meeting on pot gets testy

OAKLAND — In a tense council meeting on Tuesday, Councilman Larry Reid and longtime residents clashed with cannabis business owners over a …

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Would you work out at the first weed gym in California?

While many people don’t associate smoking marijuana with productivity, a new weed gym opening in California is hoping to convince people to start incorporating pot into their work-out routine<p>Power Plant Gym is billed as the “world’s first cannabis gym”, and is set to open in May in San Francisco. …

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You Can Now Buy Pot With a Credit Card In Washington State (Because Technically You’re Not)

Washington pot shops are typically cash-only. Shopping at one, you’ll usually see one or two cheap, portable ATMs that charge $2.95 per withdraw. You …

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2 illegal dispensaries raided by Ottawa police, 7 people charged

Police executed search warrants at 2 Magna Terra Health Services dispensaries<p>Seven people have been arrested and charged after Ottawa police raided …

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How Trump sank the 'cannabis cruise'

Two words from Washington, DC scorched James Lee’s pot payday.<p>With eight states now declaring marijuana legal for recreational use, Lee, a Virginia …

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Florida Senate explores 5 versions of medical marijuana legislation

Florida's new medical marijuana market will start to take shape Wednesday as a panel of senators workshops five proposals to put the voter-approved …

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Do Not Delay: Implement Marijuana Legalization In California

The work to end prohibition and its disastrous effects on our communities did not end last November.<p>On time and intact implementation of California’s Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, is critical to realizing the benefits of legalization and reducing the harms from decades of …

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Say Hello to New Jersey’s Weed-Themed Restaurant

Weedbukx doesn’t actually serve any cannabis products<p>New Jersey’s first (and only) weed-themed restaurant is getting a revamp. The controversial Trenton business will reopen next month — on 4/20, naturally — under a new moniker: Weedbukx Cafe.<p>Unfortunately for NJ pot enthusiasts, Weedbukx won’t …

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Street sealed off after £300,000 cannabis factory goes up in smoke - leaving charred remains of loft

A street was sealed off after a cannabis factory worth an estimated £300,000 sparked a blaze at a terraced house.<p>Pictures taken by firefighter Shammi …

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Stephen Colbert Tries to Understand Jeff Sessions' Insane Views on Weed

"Sure, marijuana's only slightly less awful than heroin..."<p>One of the many things that Trump voters almost certainly didn't vote for, but are almost certainly getting, is a crackdown on weed. As Stephen Colbert reminded us last night, "Attorney General and Forest Gnome Whose Riddles Are Kind of …

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Teens aren't smoking more weed in legal states despite marijuana opponents fears.

Although some of the marijuana industry's biggest opponents feared legalization would lead to more teens smoking pot, teenagers aren’t using cannabis …

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The dangers of marijuana edibles for kids

<i>Today’s guest blogger is Blair Thornley, PharmD, CSPI, a certified specialist in poison information and public education coordinator at The Poison</i> …

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Weedsday Playlist: Prismatic Paradigm’s Emma Chasen Shares 5 Songs for Your Next Smoke Sesh

Emma Chasen is on a mission to educate the world about plant medicine, encouraging others to take charge of their own healing. After graduating from …

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Victoria special business license at centre of new pot-shop ambiguity

The majority of Victoria’s illegal pot shops have applied for the city’s special new business licence, but more than a dozen not engaged in the process could soon face court-ordered injunctions aimed at shutting them down.<p>At the same time, the local health authority says a recent anonymous …

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Alabama editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers:<p>___<p>March 19<p>The Tuscaloosa News on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' approach to drugs:<p>Our nation is in …

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Everyone but Republicans Favors Legalizing Marijuana Nationally

Recent polling shows majorities of nearly every demographic in the U.S. favors changing federal law regarding marijuana.<p>A recent poll from Quinnipiac University found a big division among Americans about legalizing marijuana at the federal level.<p>A large majority favored the idea. Asked if marijuana …

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The best vaporizers for marijuana on the market right now — for under $300

Vaping: You've seen it everywhere. You've seen vapers blow dense clouds with great satisfaction. You've seen vape shops, which advertise "e-juice" …

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Swiss cannabis entrepreneurs develop craving for low-potency pot

| KOELLIKON, Switzerland<p>Entrepreneurs have high hopes for cannabis in Switzerland, where business has suddenly taken off in recent months, six years after the country legalized low-potency "marijuana-light".<p>Switzerland changed its laws in 2011 to let adults buy and use cannabis with up to 1 percent …

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InMed Pharmaceuticals Is More Than Just Another Cannabis Drug Company

InMed Pharmaceuticals is a Vancouver-based pre-clinical trial biotech company that has not only developed a proprietary cannabinoid manufacturing system but in the process created a highly sought after database. This database has mapped the different compounds of cannabinoids to the various …

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