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At Cannabis Trade Show, Vendors Tread a Careful Line
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U.S. News
Stacy Cowley ~ New York Times ~   Exhibitors at  cannabis expo in New York City 'play the game' when it comes to displaying their wares
Ohio businesses capitalize on legal marijuana industry
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Business & Finance
Jackie Borchardt ~ Cleveland.com  ~   JOHNSTOWN, Ohio -- Andy Joseph didn't seek the marijuana industry -- it found him.
New proposal: Allow more places for pot use in Denver
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Activism
Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~   Activists who legalized pot via Amendment 64 are now pushing for a liberal consumption initiative in Denver that would allow indoor vaping and outdoor smoking at amenable bars, spaces
You can bring marijuana into this year's U.S. Open
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Travel
Brian Floyd ~ SB Nation ~   It's legal in Washington State, but is it against the rules to bring it to Chambers Bay during the U.S. Open? No!
Oregon launches 'Educate Before You Recreate' marijuana public education campaign
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Law & Crime
Noelle Crombie ~ The Oregonian ~   In two weeks, it'll be legal for anyone 21 and older to possess and grow marijuana in Oregon. But before you light up, the state wants you to know a few things.
Marijuana: 13.6 Percent oF Colorado Adults Use Cannabis, Health Department Says
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Science
Michael Roberts ~ Westword ~   Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is the state agency that most frequently raises alarms about marijuana use.
Georgia opens medical cannabis registry
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Medical News
Maggie Lee ~ The Telegraph ~ ATLANTA -- A few hours before Georgia’s medical cannabis registry opened Tuesday morning, the legislator who created it cursed the federal prohibition that makes it necessary.
In South Dakota, Indian tribe plans to grow, sell marijuana by Jan. 1
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Law & Crime
Regina Garcia Cano ~ The Associated Press ~   South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley warns that non-Indians would still be breaking the law if they consume pot on the reservation.
Garden City mom turns herself in, faces charges in marijuana-use case
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Activism
Gabriella Dunn ~ The Wichita Eagle ~   Shona Banda, a Kansas marijuana advocate, turned herself in to authorities Monday on an arrest warrant with five charges relating to marijuana use.
Medical Use of Marijuana Does Not Increase Youths' Use, Study Finds
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Benedict Carey ~ The New York Times ~   Marijuana use did not increase among teenagers in the states in which medical marijuana has become legal, researchers reported Monday.
Georgia to issue first medical marijuana cards this week
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Medical News
Lori Geary ~ WSB-TV2 ~   “Tomorrow is going to be a good day,” in an exclusive interview about the launch of Georgia’s medical marijuana cards. 
Patchwork of pot rules hampers marijuana business expansion
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Politics
Trevor Hughes ~ USA Today ~   DENVER – Marijuana entrepreneurs rushing into the booming market are running headlong into a patchwork of state-by-state regulations that make it hard to transfer their expertise, brands and staff— and even their profits.
Colorado Supreme Court: Employers can fire for off-duty pot use
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Law & Crime
Alicia Wallace and Jordan Steffen ~ The Denver Post ~   Lawyer for Dish Network employee fired after using medical pot to treat muscle spasms calls ruling "devastating"
Impatient for Minnesota medical marijuana
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Medical News
John Lundy ~ TwinCities.com ~   Esko, Minn., teacher Jess Blake is confident medical marijuana will lessen the nausea that comes with treatment for the brain tumor she was diagnosed with in September.
Cannabis Industry Pioneer is Poised to Help Stabilize Production, Distribution and Pricing Issues Across Colorado~
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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~   The CEO of Denver-based Kindman announces the expansion of his production and packaging facilities, an action that should help to stabilize the pricing of cannabis.
America now has a marijuana resort
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USA Today ~   While $420 seems like a more appropriate price, starting at $395 per person per night, marijuana smokers can treat themselves to a cannabis-filled Colorado vacation.
Colorado hemp grows from novelty to industry with potential
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Business & Finance
Steve Raabe ~ The Denver Post ~   The hype over hemp that erupted last year during Colorado's first sensational flirtations with the marijuana look-alike is now starting to live up to expectations. 
Hundreds attend seminar on opening medical marijuana dispensaries
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Brigette Namata ~ KHON2 ~   Medical marijuana is a multibillion dollar industry and hundreds of hungry entrepreneurs are ready to make it a reality in Hawaii.

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