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The laws on alcohol and marijuana are totally out of sync with the science
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Kevin Loria ~ Business Insider Rick Wilking/Reuters If you've had a rough day at work today, you're free to go home and crack open a beer or pour yourself something stronger.
Colorado Sold 7 Tons Of Retail Marijuana In First Legal Year
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Business & Finance
Daniel Wallis ~ Reuters   DENVER, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Consumers in Colorado bought more than 17 tons of recreational marijuana buds during the first year of the state's new retail market, but sales of medicinal pot still outstripped that at almost 50 tons, officials said on Friday.
Today Ted Cruz Is a Marijuana Federalist? A Year Ago, Not So Much
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Entertainment
Jacob Sullum ~ Reason.com   The likely presidential candidates now says states should be free to legalize.
Va. Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Marijuana Oils to Treat Epilepsy
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Associated Press / NBC4 Washington ~   Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill Thursday that will allow patients with severe epilepsy to use cannabis oil without the fear of prosecution.
Safe Streets Alliance wants cannabis back with criminals
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Activism
Leland Rucker ~ Bouder Weekly   About the time you think things couldn’t get any crazier in the American crazyquilt approach to cannabis
Ben & Jerry's Founders Are Totally Down With Weed Ice Cream When It's Legal
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Culture & Arts
Colorado Marijuana Success Has Other States Green with Envy
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Bridgett Weaver ~ Greeley Tribune   Colorado made more than $52 million in tax revenue from the sale of recreational marijuana last year, creating for some small business owners a booming and legitimate business.
The Conservative Case for Legalizing Marijuana
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Politics
Lily Rothman ~ Time   American conservatives haven't always opposed legalizing pot
Cannabis oil to be sold in Missouri legally
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U.S. News
Melanie Moon ~ Fox 2 Now St. Louis   ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – For the first time in nearly 80 years cannabis will be grown legally in Missouri.
Georgia House passes bill legalizing cannabis oil to treat 9 major illnesses
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Bill Hendrick ~ Jacksonville.Com   Passage is nearly certain in Senate although numer of covered diseases could be cut
Group starts fight to keep legal pot out of N.J.
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Jessica Mazzola ~ NJ.com   NEWARK — A New Jersey Assemblywoman said that in light of the formation of a group that launched last week to fight for the legalization of recreational marijuana use in New Jersey, she is planning a group that will actively advocate against it.
Jamaica decriminalizes marijuana, adding to international trend
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World News
Al Jazeera America Staff   Island nation legalizes possession of two ounces of pot, use of the plant for religious purposes
Fancy pot shop in Colorado is like Whole Foods for marijuana
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Brian Koerber ~ Mashable   Some people like things a little fancier, and marijuana is no exception.
Why conservative Alaska legalized marijuana. Who's next?
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Husna Haq ~ The Christian Science Monitor   On Tuesday, Alaska became the first red state to legalize the smoking, growing, and owning of small amounts of marijuana. But smoking in public and buying and selling marijuana is still illegal. 
Iowa Mom says cannabis oil helping QCA girl with cancer in Colorado
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Brian Boesen ~ KWQC   DENVER, Co. – When Jessica Eberhart realized she couldn’t treat her daughter’s cancer with cannabis oil in Iowa, she and her family packed their bags and moved to Colorado.
Marijuana vending machine makes debut in Seattle's International District
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Hi-Tech
Nick Wong ~ The International Examiner      Seattle Caregivers, a medical marijuana dispensary located on South Jackson Street, debuted the country’s first marijuana vending machine and has plans to take the trend nationwide.
7 Dizzying GIFs of Spinning Cannabis Strains
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Josh Raab ~ Time Magazine   This new approach to cannabis photography was created by the San Diego based company Nugshots.
Cannabis More Than 100 Times Safer Than Alcohol, Study Finds
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Conor Gaffey ~ NewsWeek   You are 114 times more likely to die from overdosing on alchohol than you are from cannabis, a recent study has found.

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