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What’s a pot enthusiast to do when possession is legal but public smoking is not? Enter a startup eyeing the wine country of weed and cannabis-friendly rentals

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Post-traumatic stress disorder, along with migraines and irritable bowel syndrome, have been recommended as additions to the list of conditions that can be treated by medical marijuana in Illinois.

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As you may have just heard, medical marijuana will soon be legal in Puerto Rico, provided the executive order signed by its governer, Alejandro Garcia Padilla, unfolds as planned.

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Legislators failed by just three votes 213-210, to add an amendment, which would have prevented the Department of Veterans Affairs from prohibiting the doctors at Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals about medical marijuana discussion with veterans as an alternative treatment, to the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.

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Nebraska and Oklahoma say marijuana laws in neighboring Colorado are causing harm to their states and want the US Supreme Court to intervene. On Monday, court showed interest in the case by asking the Obama administration for a brief.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday signed an executive order to authorize the use of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory in an unexpected move following a lengthy public debate.

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Breaking News ~ Forward ~
 
Some 1,000 protesters gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square calling for Israel to legalize marijuana.

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Viki Vaurora, a passionate campaigner for medical marijuana, says it is time to bust the myths around the much maligned weed.

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Lily Poulter vividly remembers the last time her shoulder popped out of its socket.

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If you had told me even five years ago that marijuana had the potential to be a major issue by the 2016 presidential elections, I'd have probably laughed and walked away.

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Five state legislatures are working on legalization bills, and two states could put the question to voters.

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The parents of a 16-year-old girl who was prescribed medical marijuana for her seizures has filed a lawsuit for her to allowed to take her medication in school.

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Let's call a cease-fire on the NFL's senseless war against marijuana.

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A medium-sized commercial weed grow with around 50 lights stands to save about $13,500 in electricity costs a year with the use of two Tesla Batteries. 

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Sales in April through the 27th (which include growers to processors, processors to retailers and retailers to, well, you maybe) had already topped sales in March -

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Finn Selander spent his career fighting the drug war. As a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent, he served as the DEA’s Marijuana Coordinator in Miami and New Mexico for six years, conducting marijuana investigations.

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In a letter sent Friday, lawmakers are urging President Barack Obama to select a more progressive head of the DEA, following the embattled current chief will resign in May.

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Erin Breen ~ KTVN News2 ~
 
The state of Colorado legalized recreational marijuana a year and a half ago. And those in the industry there say it is already showing dividends in terms of tourism.

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