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Marijuana industry finds unlikely spokespeople in athletes and parents – Cannabis News
Few industries have been able to change their narratives as drastically as legal marijuana, and it has done so with the help of two sympathetic groups: Football players with a traumatic brain disease and sick children.
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom calls on cannabis community to campaign for legalization in November – Cannabis News
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom warned a conference of cannabis industry members Tuesday that they need to get involved in passing a pot legalization measure on the November ballot or the cause will be set back nationally.
Country's largest cannabis business summit lands in Oakland – Cannabis News
OAKLAND -- Roughly 3,000 people flocked to the Marriott Oakland City Center this week for a business conference that, in many ways, was just like any other.
Veterans recently joined a tour of a Nevada dispensary and testing lab to tell their stories of how medical marijuana has improved their lives since they left the military.
Female entrepreneurs are carving out a space for themselves in the burgeoning sector.
PORTLAND, MAINE -- The debate over whether to legalize recreational marijuana in Maine will take center stage at an event that bills itself as New England's largest cannabis trade show.
Meet Sue Taylor, the Black Grandmother Leading the Charge to Bring Marijuana to the Elderly – Cannabis News
Sue is one of just two people certified through the State of California to educate senior living facility staff and caregivers about medical marijuana.
American clothing company Patagonia has joined calls urging Congress to legalize industrial hemp farming in the United States.
There’s been a lot of polling on the topic lately.
The legalization debate looks different on opposite sides of the country: politicians' cautious approaches in Massachusetts and Vermont contrast with those in equally liberal California.
Arizona billboards encourage young people to educate parents about marijuana.
More women coming out of ‘weed closet’ as jurisdictions across U.S. legalize marijuana – Marijuana News
With jurisdictions around the country legalizing pot for recreational and medicinal use, budding groups like Women Grow are rising to the forefront of what had been an illegal black market dominated by men.
Cannabis legalization group DCMJ co-founders Adam Eidinger and Nikolas Schiller spoke their piece in a half hour meeting at the White House Monday afternoon, and want to return soon to meet with "higher-level" officials.
The first-ever National Cannabis Festival was held in D.C. on Saturday -- but organizers told people to leave their marijuana at home before they attended the event.
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed an amendment that would let Veterans Affairs doctors discuss and recommend marijuana as a potential medical treatment in states where it is legal.
Haggard was a well-known marijuana smoker who often smoked before going on stage to perform and said he stopped when medicinal marijuana became legal in California. “There’s no way I’m going to smoke somethin’ that’s legal, so I quit,” he said. “But I think it’s like onions: You ought to be able to grow it if you want it.”
The mass of protesters gathered outside the White House couldn’t quite wait for 4:20 Saturday afternoon, the pre-planned time they had designated to light their marijuana-packed joints and pipes in protest of the federal laws that prohibit the drug’s consumption.