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This medical marijuana start-up uses artificial intelligence to find which strain is best for you

Artificial intelligence is being used to improve banking, marketing, the legal field — and now to find which one of the more than 30,000 strains of …

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T-Shirts and Hats Used to Advertise Pot Products Could Be Banned

A California proposal that would prohibit pot-branded merchandise used to advertise the products of marijuana growers, producers and dispensaries has …

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Science: regular consumption of marijuana keeps you thin, fit, and active

Study confirms that cannabis consumers are more fit, remain more active<p>An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Here’s a new health-related adage to consider: Regular consumption of marijuana keeps you thin and active.<p>According to researchers at Oregon Health and Science University, people who use …

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Pa. defends choice of one medical marijuana grower

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania health officials are defending their decision to award a coveted medical marijuana grower’s permit to a firm whose …

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What marijuana legalization did to car accident rates

Last week, a pair of studies came to seemingly opposite conclusions on whether rising marijuana use is causing an increase in car crashes in states that have legalized the drug.<p>The first, conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, analyzed insurance claims for vehicle collisions filed …

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A ‘Major’ Weed Shortage Could Seriously Affect Canada’s Legal Marijuana Plans

In the fervor to “legalize it,”marijuana advocates seem to have overlooked if they could actually supply it. It’s an ironic situation for Canada, who celebrated the legislation that would fully legalize marijuana by 2018 earlier this year but now one analyst said that rollout could be …

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Israel Cannabis Startups Are Flourishing

Pharmaceutical companies developing cannabis-based products, and Israel-based companies developing and commercializing medicines with cannabis …

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Newly Updated Marijuana Bill Would Expand Access To Medical Weed | International Business Times

This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool.<p>The marijuana industry has been growing like wildfire in recent years, which is a testament to …

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What Smoking Pot Does to Your Gums

You know smoking tobacco does a number on your oral health. But can the same be said of smoking pot? Possibly, warns a new study from Columbia …

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Vista tackles thorny marijuana issue this week

The Vista City Council is thinking of letting a small number of medical marijuana dispensaries open and operate legally — an about-face from its …

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Watch: 'Wacky Tobaccy,' Toby Keith's country anthem to weed

It's not a huge surprise that Willie Nelson makes a cameo in the lighthearted (and smoke-filled) new video for Toby Keith's weed-centric country …

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High hopes ride on marijuana painkillers amid opioid crisis

A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health regulator to ask for a withdrawal of a popular drug this month.<p>The cannabis plant has been used for decades to …

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Legalized marijuana is making it harder for police to search your car

Drug policy experts often say that the health risks of marijuana use are relatively minor compared to the steep costs of marijuana enforcement: expensive policing, disrupted lives, violence and even death.<p>Law enforcement agencies, however, have often been at the forefront of opposition to marijuana …

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Uh-Oh! Canada's Recreational Marijuana Bill Could Be in Serious Trouble (Along With Canadian Pot Stocks)

Trudeau's efforts to fully legalize cannabis in Canada may come up short.<p>The marijuana industry has been practically unstoppable over the past couple …

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A Terminally Ill Man Checked Out Of Home Care To Smoke Marijuana One Last Time

After being diagnosed with bowel cancer in December, Patrick Ford, a former welder in Bournemouth, England, has now been told that he only has a few days to live.<p>One of his last requests? To smoke one last bit of marijuana with his friend in his bed in his nursing home, according to Metro UK.<p>His …

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Data Firm Headset Wants to Modernize the Pot Industry

Most cannabis aficionados have probably never heard of the data company Headset. But its recent arrival at a a handful of Southern California …

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Marijuana licensing board members must disclose their finances - but what will be public?

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TODAY'S TOP STORIESGreat Lakes drowning cases on the rise | 0:57<p>Fatal drownings nearly doubled in 2016, and most occurred in Lake …

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Cincinnati considers allowing medical marijuana businesses

Cincinnati officials this week will consider whether the city should join those allowing medical marijuana cultivation as the state begins to permit …

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Pot insider says dispensaries are 'dreaming' if they think they'll be part of legalization framework

Former provincial chief of staff makes predictions on the legal recreational marijuana industry<p>Omar Khan sat down with Matt Galloway on <i>Metro Morning</i> …

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The 6 Things Mass. Lawmakers Must Agree On Before Passing Marijuana Law Overhaul

Support the news<p>Differences between the House and Senate marijuana bills are being ironed out this week on Beacon Hill.<p>Both chambers last week passed …

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Canada looks like it might be about to run out of weed

Canada is a model nation in so many ways.<p>It’s beautiful. Liberal. It has Justin Trudeau.<p>How I'm feeling six months in to taking antidepressants<p>And in …

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Thornton's First and Only Dispensaries Will Have Familiar Faces

Initially content with viewing the commercial cannabis experiment from the sidelines, the City of Thornton banned dispensaries back in 2010. That all …

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Should all drugs be legal?

Some experts say the best way to tackle the growing opioid epidemic is to legalize drugs entirely.

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Medical journal takes aim at natural remedies

Health Canada can 'recall a bag of chips but doesn't have the power to recall a natural health product'<p>An editorial in Monday's <i>Canadian Medical</i> …

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Maryland regulators want to deny license to medical cannabis firm

Maryland medical marijuana regulators took steps Monday to deny a license to one of the 15 companies picked to grow the drug, saying there was a …

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Behind closed doors, lawmakers hash out plan to rewrite pot law

The fate of marijuana legalization, enshrined in law by 1.8 million Massachusetts voters, is now in the hands of a half-dozen lawmakers meeting in …

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3 Marijuana Stocks to Buy If You've Never Bought a Marijuana Stock

New to investing in marijuana stocks? Check out Scotts Miracle-Gro, GW Pharmaceuticals, and Canopy Growth Corporation.<p>Unless you've been hiding in a …

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Pot Industry Deals With Ultimate Buzzkill: Self Regulation

A new organization hopes to create universal standards for the fledgling legal marijuana industry.<p>The rules have to come from somewhere. For some cannabis industry leaders, they’d rather be the ones to set the rules and regulations for their businesses.<p>It’s a double-edged sword when they say they …

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Canada is facing a weed drought—and it only has itself to blame

Canada has a marijuana problem: The country is running out of legal weed for both medical and—soon—recreational users. The government is planning to make recreational marijuana legal no later than July of 2018, but politicians and some analysts are worried about adequate supply.<p>Cam Mingay senior …

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