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The Current State of Cannabis Technology – Marijuana News
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Technology is rapidly adapting to the cannabis industry. Whether it is working towards improvements on the agriculture side or creating cannabis friendly social media, technology is being used to solve some challenging issues in this new industry.
Why Is Facebook Taking Down Marijuana Dispensary Pages? – Marijuana News
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Marijuana is legal in some capacity in 23 states and the District of Columbia, but Facebook doesn't seem to "like" it very much these days.
Why hasn’t Big Pharma developed mass market marijuana? – Marijuana News
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With companies marketing drugs directly to consumers promising cures for almost anything, an increasingly destigmatized cannabis seems a likely target for the industry’s next game-changing medicine.
Facebook Confirms State-Legal Pot Businesses Risk Deletion – Marijuana News
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An anti-legalization advocate urges followers to 'report' more pages.
Facebook shuts down medical marijuana pages in New Jersey – Marijuana News
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Three of New Jersey's five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which plant strains best treat their illness and where to find discounts.
Washington State Patrol eye new marijuana DUI testing technology – Marijuana News
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SEATTLE -- Washington state troopers are keeping a close eye on their colleagues in Colorado who continue testing new technology aimed at keeping drivers high on marijuana off the road.
Canadian company's marijuana-infused coffee pods ready for brewing – Marijuana News
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Pop a pot pod into your Keurig machine to get a medicinal dose with your java. There may soon be a new use for your Keurig coffee maker — brewing pot.
7 ways marijuana dispensaries will look totally different in 2020 – Marijuana News
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Marijuana dispensaries have come a long way from the seedy head shops lining Venice Beach. Today, these brick-and-mortar establishments range from boutique shops where "budtenders" walk you through the product line to fluorescent-lit clinics where medicinal use is emphasized.
Marijuana Breathalyzer Under Development To Nab Drivers Taking the 'High' Road – Marijuana News
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Washington State University researchers are developing a hand-held device that police officers can use to detect THC in breath. THC is the main psychoactive compound in marijuana.
Quicker than pizza delivery: Calif. medical marijuana service aims to satisfy – Marijuana News
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Carlos and I are bombing around San Francisco in his 1999 Maxima, delivering marijuana to people who have ordered it from Eaze, a company that many have called the "Uber of cannabis."
Puff test for pot use will be reality within a year, WSU researchers say
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Melissa Santos ~ NewsTribune.com ~   Researchers at Washington State University say they think they are about a year away from having a portable breath test that police can use to detect if someone has recently consumed marijuana.
Hemp Homes Could Hit New High As Growing Cannabis Gets Legal
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Wendy Koch ~ National Geographic ~   Times are changing for the cannabis cousins. States are legalizing marijuana, and the U.S. is easing its ban on growing hemp. Will a hemp boom follow?
The Green Rush: Finding Tech Business Opportunities Within The Cannabis Sector
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Eddie Miller ~ TechCrunch.com ~   Technology will play a huge role in the cannabis industry’s future legitimacy.
Drones delivering cannabis bought with bitcoins to take off in California
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Anthony Cuthbertson ~ International Business Times ~   Pot smokers in California will soon be able to order marijuana online, pay for it using the virtual currency bitcoin, and have it delivered to them via drone.
New Application Delivers Medical Marijuana to Your California Home
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Danya Bacchus and Samantha Tatro ~ NBC San Diego ~ The new smartphone application Eaze delivers medical marijuana to a user’s home.
Cannabis technology, media fuse at first-ever New West Summit
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Smell The Truth ~   Cannabis and technology — two of the Bay Area’s biggest exports — are about to become even more intertwined.

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