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Oregon cannabis feud pits marijuana growers against hemp farmers
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Science
Saul Hubbard ~ The Register-Guard ~   Marijuana advocates fear cross-pollination with low-THC hemp, and state legislators take up the issue
Bobby Jindal says he'll sign medical marijuana, pot penalties legislation
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Politics
Kevin Litten ~ The Times-Picayune ~   Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday said he plans to sign legislation that would change the state's medical marijuana laws and soften penalties for marijuana offenders.
Medical marijuana refugees return home to better life
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Medical News
Christopher S Hopper ~ 11 Alive Atlanta ~   Georgia medical marijuana refugees are returning home from places like Colorado, now that they have temporary permits to legally use cannabis oil in the state.
U.S. anti-legalization group urges more access to marijuana research
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Politics
Alex Dobuzinskis ~ Reuters ~   A group opposed to pot legalization is unveiling proposals on Thursday for the U.S. government to ease restrictions on scientific research into marijuana's potential as medicine, in a first step for an organization of its kind.
New Denver hotel allows marijuana use
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Jon Bowman ~ Fox31 Denver ~   DENVER — In LoDo, the Nativ Hotel is set to open. Thursday through Saturday there will be a series of functions to welcome the boutique hotel that allows marijuana use.
Marijuana Goes Green
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Laura Hoy ~ Benzinga ~   As with any newly developing industry, marijuana has had several unforeseen setbacks on the road to becoming a blossoming new sector.
Here's how big the legal pot business will be by 2020
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Meena Thiruvengadam ~ Yahoo News ~   Legal marijuana is already big business in America. Colorado alone sold more than $700 million worth of legal weed in 2014, its first full-year of legal recreational and medical sales.
For Summer Readers Curious About Cannabis, A New Crop Of Marijuana Publications
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Julie Weed ~ Forbes ~   A mini-boom of pot-related magazines, cookbooks, growers’ manuals and other publications has sprung up  alongside marijuana legalization. Here is a sample for those seeking to grow, bake, sell or learn about cannabis…
Memo to federal workers: Using marijuana could cost you your job
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Law & Crime
Lisa Rein ~ The Washington Post ~   If you live in the District or one of the 23 states that have legalized marijuana and you work for the federal government, think twice before lighting a joint.
State's medical-marijuana law clears legal hurdle
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What will 2016 bring for the cannabis legalization movement?
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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~   Nevada-based investor and marijuana advocate Leslie Bocskor believes the campaign towards national legalization of adult cannabis has already been set in motion
Seattle medical-pot plan: License the good actors, crack down on violators
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Politics
Evan Bush ~ Seattle Times ~   A new proposal from Seattle Mayor Ed Murray would give Seattle tighter control of marijuana businesses. It could shut down more than 50 medical dispensaries while the state goes about folding medical-marijuana businesses into the state’s recreational system.
Kansas marijuana bill hits roadblock in state Senate
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Associated Press ~ Lawrence Journal-World ~   TOPEKA — A bill that would ease many of Kansas' marijuana laws has stalled in the Senate and likely won't be considered again this year.
Cannabis Companies Mirror Corporate America For Women
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Debra Borchardt ~ Forbes ~    The quickly growing cannabis industry looks just like the rest of corporate America.
Legal Marijuana Business 2015: Accurate Testing For Potency Lacking In Cannabis Industry, But May Be On Its Way
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Marcy Kreiter ~ International Business Times ~   CHICAGO -- Everything from antacids to frozen veggies has a label detailing nutritional values and active ingredients, but when it comes to cannabis that information has been sorely lacking.
Bill to reduce marijuana penalties in Louisiana passes full Senate
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Emily Lane ~ The Times - Picayune ~   A proposal to soften Louisiana's harsh marijuana laws by reducing penalties for possession continues to gain steam in the Louisiana Legislature.
Canadian Cannabis Clinics opening London location in June
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World News
Chris Montanini ~ The Londoner ~   London doctors considering medical marijuana prescriptions will have a new resource to refer their patients to this summer.
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