Image of Catherine Hiller, author of ~ Yes - A Marijuana Memoir
 
Her daily puffs led her to write a book, “Just Say Yes: A Marijuana Memoir.”

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Peter Hecht ~ The Sacramento Bee ~
 
Retired Silicon Valley engineer Angelo Mallol, 56, turned out Sunday for a seminar on how to start a small business – in the pot trade.

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Phillip Smith ~ Alternet ~ 
 
We know the end is coming, but pot prohibition is going to have to be undone state by state. Here are the ones least likely to jump on the bandwagon.

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Will Schmidt ~ TECH.CO ~ 
 
It was recently announced that the Third Annual World Cannabis Week will be returning Denver, Colorado.

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Trevor Hughes ~ USA TODAY
 
DENVER – Marijuana tourists are preparing to flock to the Mile High City's massive pot festival next weekend.

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Will Yakowicz ~ Inc. ~
 
Meadow, a San Francisco-based medical marijuana-delivery app, is the first cannabis-related company to sprout out of Y Combinator.

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Jonathan Oosting ~ Michigan Live ~ 
 
LANSING, MI -- An activist-led group seeking to put a marijuana legalization proposal on Michigan's 2016 ballot wants to tax retail sales at 10 percent and allow residents to grow up to 12 plants at home.

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Trevor Hughes ~ USA TODAY ~
 
DENVER — While federal law makes their entire industry illegal, many marijuana store owners, growers and retailers fear something completely different: Big Tobacco.

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Bruce Barcott ~ TIME ~
 
We no longer arrest 12,000 people every year for possessing marijuana in Washington state -

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This year April 20 - the cannabis national holiday - falls on a Monday. Most of the events listed here take place over the 4/20 weekend.

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Yahoo News ~
 
Kingston (Jamaica) (AFP) - US President Barack Obama had been on the verdant Caribbean island of Jamaica less than 24 hours -- and had already visited Bob Marley's former home -- before he was asked by a dreadlocked Rastafarian about legalizing marijuana.

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Donna Vickroy ~ Chicago Tribune ~
 
"Patients are not criminals," says Homewood mom who uses marijuana to cope with chronic pain

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Lisa Rough ~ Leafly ~
 
A new study from Columbia and Johns Hopkins Universities found that nonwhite, low-income women over the age of 50 is the demographic most likely to perceive using cannabis as a risky activity. 

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Erik Eckholm ~ The New York Times ~
 
BLOOMFIELD, N.M. — Charles C. Lynch seemed to be doing everything right when he opened a medical marijuana dispensary in the tidy coastal town of Morro Bay, Calif.

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Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~
 
Melissa Etheridge is equal parts musician and activist, and in recent years the singer-songwriter’s activism has expanded to include marijuana legalization.

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Jim Braude ~ Boston Globe ~
 
Massachusetts can either make it happen now and get the law right, or wait and get it wrong.

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Elana Ashanti Jefferson ~ The Cannabist ~
 
Fort Lupton's PureVision Technology wants to process hemp stalks for consumer-product manufacturing and plans large-scale biorefinery in Oregon.

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Vivian McPeak ~ Seattle Pi ~
 
Oh, the irony.

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By KATU.com Staff ~
 
SALEM, Ore. -- Lawmakers are mulling over two bills that could erase marijuana arrests or reduce sentences for certain Oregonians ahead of recreational pot becoming legal in July.

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