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Survey: Two-thirds of cops say marijuana laws should be relaxed – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
A Pew Research Center survey of nearly 8,000 police officers finds that more than two-thirds of them say that marijuana use should be legal for either personal or medical use.
The University of Florida Introduces Hemp Approval Program
Business & Finance
A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by a Garden City, Kansas, mother who lost custody of her son over her use of cannabis oil in an incident that drew national attention.
How Can You Tell How Much CBD And THC Is In Your Weed?
Medical News
ST. JOHNS, Mich. — Michigan's medical marijuana law trumps another law that restricts how users can transport pot in cars, the state appeals court said, reversing the misdemeanor conviction of a man in Clinton County.
New marijuana facility breaks ground at former Hudson Valley prison
Business & Finance
Several states voted to legalize marijuana this past Election Day but the pot business still has a gripe -- regulations.
Mexico's president says small 'mistakes' behind delay in landmark cannabis bill
CAPITAL REGION, N.Y. -- State Police have not added more resources or stepped up patrols on the border it shares with a state that legalized marijuana less than a week ago.
Young people who use cannabis report having better orgasms
Cannabis News
When Californians voted last month to legalize recreational use of marijuana, they may not have realized they were also allowing retroactive changes that could turn a felony pot conviction into a misdemeanor.
Why this pressing issue should be among cannabis consumers’ most urgent concerns – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Do you get high? Do you drive? This is why you need to understand the laws behind DUI marijuana charges — and the particular science of THC, too.
A cottage industry is growing to support Maine’s new recreational marijuana market
Business & Finance
MONTPELIER, Vt. - "It could have happened in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s. There are thousands of them," said Gov. Peter Shumlin, D-Vermont.
Does Cannabis smoke really cause more lung damage than tobacco smoke? Flaws in a viral study
Cannabis News
When his city was hit with a rash of homicides and violent gun crimes in 2012, Hampton Commonwealth's Attorney Anton Bell said he took a hard look at the kinds of cases his office was working.
Bill Maher: 'It seems fair racial minorities jump the line for weed franchises'
Federal law prohibits marijuana and its transportation across state lines; but the new number of cannabis-friendly states sharing borders may end up testing that ban.
Federal medical marijuana protections could get short extension – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
One benefit of a stopgap federal spending bill is the inclusion of a rider that bans the Justice Department from using funds to prevent medical marijuana states from implementing their laws.
Hemp Homes: cooler, safer building could be in Arizona’s future
Since last Tuesday, we have seen a deluge of stories asking what federal pot policy is going to look like under President-elect Trump.
Precision Extraction’s PX5 Hydrocarbon Extractor leads the way
California’s Proposition 64, which decriminalizes marijuana and reinvests in the communities most impacted by racist drug policies, is arguably one of the most significant criminal justice policy shifts in a generation for Latinos.
Across America, efforts to decriminalize marijuana are pitting cities vs. states – Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Local ordinances to decriminalize weed are catching hold, but not all are successful as their home states attempt to enforce far stricter laws.
Pa. Law protects Workers approved for Medical Marijuana — once they use it, it's a different story
Business & Finance
Washington (CNN) The military may not weed out recruits who used marijuana.
Are There Any States That Restrict CBD Products?
Passengers told to bring paperwork and be prepared to talk to the police.