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This THC Powder Literally Turns Any Dish Into an Edible — Seriously

If you're someone who wants a dish that will give you a good high without having to make the classic brownies or deal with marijuana directly, there's a new option for you. Stillwater Ripple is a dissolvable THC that's completely colorless and odorless, so you can literally add it into any food and …

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Smoking Versus Edibles

What is the lowest-risk route of cannabis administration? (Please don’t come at me with a vape pen.)<p><b>Asking for a Friend,</b><p><b>I have a friend who smokes weed pretty much daily. In a world of medicinal and decriminalized marijuana, what are the actual costs/benefits of consuming it in different forms</b> …

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Nevada's Recreational Marijuana Industry Is in Complete Disarray -- The Motley Fool

Success is not guaranteed for the cannabis industry -- nor for marijuana stocks.<p>In many respects, the marijuana industry has been practically …

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Nevada Court Lifts Block On Marijuana Wholesalers Because Stores Desperately Need More Pot

Good news for the recently legalized recreational marijuana industry in Nevada: To help meet overwhelming local demand, a state court judge has …

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Fake data on marijuana is spewed by a government agency

Government-rooted misinformation has long been central to the very existence of War on Drugs. From government-sponsored anti-marijuana campaigns to …

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One million people are expected to visit Oregon for the eclipse — and the demand for marijuana is surging

Oregonians will be treated to one of the best viewings of the total solar eclipse — when the moon crosses between the Earth and the sun and blocks out the sun's light — on August 21.<p>About one million people are expected to visit the state of Oregon in order to see the eclipse. It seems some of them …

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Oregon raises cigarette-buying age to 21

Oregon has become the fifth state to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes to 21.<p>Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat, signed the bill into law early this month. It bars the sale of tobacco products to people younger than 21, effective Jan. 1, 2018.<p>Hawaii and California were the first two states to pass …

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Trial on medical marijuana plant limit concludes

SANTA FE — A Santa Fe District Court judge is set to decide if a state-imposed limit on the number of marijuana plants a medical cannabis producer …

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A tale of two shootings: How the Mob controls marijuana and why it is impossible to expel them

One of the Trudeau government’s stated policy goals for ending marijuana prohibition is to divert the profits reaped by gangsters toward legitimate shareholders. But an investigation by <b>Greg McArthur</b> and <b>Molly Hayes</b> offers a glimpse into the insidious nature of organized crime, finding that criminal …

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Want Access to California's Top Pot Officials? It Could Cost Big Bucks

In October, backers of recreational marijuana legalization were ramping up their campaign ahead of the November election. They turned to a potent …

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Governors Challenge Sessions' Tendentious Questions About Legal Pot

On July 24, Sessions sent letters to the governors of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington, the first four states to allow recreational use of …

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Will Canada Put Weed on the Same Shelves as Booze?

With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration moving toward full legalization of marijuana, questions remain about how and where pot would be sold.<p>VICTORIA, British Columbia—As Canada marches toward federally legal recreational cannabis, one of the most compelling unknowns is what kinds of …

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TMX working with Canadian regulators on how to deal with U.S.-linked pot stocks

TMX is in talks with provincial and territorial securities regulators to clarify the 'complex matter'<p>TMX Group Ltd. is seeking guidance from Canadian …

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Mary Jean "Watermelon" Dunsdon will run as Vancouver's cannabis-friendly city council candidate

Exactly two years ago, the <i>Straight</i> informed our readers that Watermelon would run for mayor in 2023.<p>She may not have known it then, but the …

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High Time for Massachusetts Employers to Consider a Marijuana Use Policy

Article ByMark J. TaralloMurtha CullinaFamily Business PerspectivesAll employers should maintain an employee handbook or similar policy statement …

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Why risk it? Cannabis grower Tilray steers clear of U.S. market

Tilray operates one of the world's most sophisticated federally licensed medical cannabis cultivation facilities in B.C. The company now plans a …

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Two unlicensed pot dispensary raids yield drugs, cash

Dozens of pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars in cash were seized by San Diego police officers during raids at two unlicensed marijuana …

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£1.4m cannabis farm found in Liverpool terraced property

<b>A cannabis farm with the capacity to annually produce about £1.4m of drugs has been found by police in Liverpool.</b><p>More than 350 cannabis plants were discovered in a terraced property in Russell Road, Mossley Hill on Wednesday, Merseyside Police said.<p>Five rooms at the property had been adapted to …

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Pipe Dream: Can a Bong-Cleaning Service Be Affordable?

"One day, a mentor of mine challenged me and asked, 'If you were in Colorado, would you be doing this right now?'" Westling says. "And here I …

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Duo facing lengthy jail term after being caught with cannabis worth £625,000

Adam Southall and Stephen Rouse admitted to being concerned in the supply of drugs following a combined recovery of 135 kilos of cannabis resin.<p>Two …

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Vegas lawyers confidents laws will follow pot evolution | Miami Herald

Just over two years after filling out tens of thousands of sheets of paperwork for their medical marijuana licenses, Nevada weed entrepreneurs didn't …

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Another statewide DUI crackdown begins Friday in Boulder County

A Labor Day driving under the influence enforcement campaign begins across Colorado and in Boulder County on Friday, the Colorado Department of …

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TMX Group working to clarify rules for Cannabis firms investing in U.S.

TMX Group is engaging with regulators to resolve concerns over Canada cannabis producers with investments in the United States, where marijuana …

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It Must Be Written In the Stars. Neil deGrasse Tyson Says Marijuana Should Be Legal.

Tyson, like his television predecessor Carl Sagan, finds no reason in science for cannabis prohibition.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson has become the new face of science across the United States, taking up the mantle from the late astrophysicist Carl Sagan.<p>He appears frequently on television to talk about …

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Did marijuana kill this young man? Doctors may never know for sure

Michael Ziobro was just 22 when his mother, Kristina, found him unconscious on his bedroom floor.<p>“I went to say goodnight to him and I am the one who found him on the floor,” Kristina Ziobro recalled.<p>“I called 911. They came and tried to revive him. But he was gone.”<p>The Ziobros later found …

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Take it from me as a former NFL player: For pain, pot is better than opioids

Pain is a constant in the game of football, and the National Football League has long relied on painkillers to keep its players on the field. This has made NFL locker rooms especially vulnerable to the opioid epidemic.<p>Former NFL players abuse opioid pain medications at four times the rate of the …

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Ask a Stoner: Can I Order CBD or THC Edibles Through the Mail?

<b>Dear Stoner:</b> I’m a chronic-pain patient in a state that hasn’t legalized marijuana. I’ve been prescribed opioids for years, which has led to …

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Local marijuana users dismiss recent CMHA report calling for restrictions on legalized pot

As the government moves closer to legalizing pot, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has released a report this week outlining strict …

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Weed Activists in the Path of Totality Have Big Plans for the Eclipse

The coast-to-coast solar celebration that is Monday's total eclipse of the Sun kicks off in one of the most 420-friendly places in the country: Oregon. With over 400 marijuana shops across the state and recreational-legal status, eclipse chasers looking to get celestially high will have plenty of …

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Governors of 2 pot states push back on Trump administration

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry.<p>Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, a one-time Republican no longer affiliated with a party, sent a letter to …

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