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Patents on pot? U.S. lawsuit puts cannabis claims to the test - Cannabis News
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In a climate of increasing tolerance the number of marijuana formulas and extracts being brought to market has exploded, opening the door to challenges from patent-holders.
Recreational marijuana sales to begin in Massachusetts Tuesday and the first two customers have already been selected - Cannabis News
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The first two retail marijuana shops in Massachusetts are set to begin selling products to the public Tuesday, marking the first time recreational pot will be sold east of the Mississippi.
Michigan officials face deadline to launch commercial marijuana - Cannabis News
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Michigan government officials face a ticking clock to launch a commercial marijuana industry in the state after voters approved Proposal 1 Tuesday.
Jury Rejects ‘Stinky’ RICO Case Against Colorado Cannabis Farm - Cannabis News
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A federal jury in Denver ruled in favor of a cannabis cultivator in southern Colorado on Wednesday, following a first-of-its-kind trial that targeted the legal cannabis industry using federal anti-racketeering laws.
Cities Across Ohio Will Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization In November - Cannabis News
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Voters in at least six municipalities across Ohio will have an opportunity to vote on local initiatives to decriminalize marijuana in November.
New rulings on medical marijuana use go against employers - Cannabis News
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It's the latest in a series of clashes between U.S. and state laws around the country that came out in favor of medical marijuana users trying to keep or obtain jobs with drug-testing employers.
LAX travelers can carry marijuana — but first they have to get past TSA, police say - Cannabis News
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Los Angeles International Airport is allowing travelers to carry marijuana at the giant hub — news that sent a ripple of glee and surprise across Twitter and Reddit on Wednesday.
Pennsylvania lawmaker introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana - Cannabis News
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Proposed legislation would authorize release of prisoners jailed for crimes associated with cannabis.
Governor of Nebraska Weighs In On Legalized Cannabis in South Dakota
State lawmakers have finally written the latest bill that would legalize marijuana and lay the foundation for a commercial weed industry in New Jersey — a bill they believe has a real chance to pass.
Home delivery for medical marijuana? Michigan regulators consider it - Cannabis News
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It may not have a 30-minute guarantee, but medical marijuana patients may be able to get home delivery of their weed later this year.
New York City prosecutors toss thousands of low-level pot warrants - Cannabis News
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More than 3,000 decades-old warrants for low-level marijuana offenses were purged Wednesday.
O Cannabis! What happens when pot's legal next door? - Cannabis News
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A dilemma for Minnesotans: Canada's legalizing recreational marijuana in October. And in November, North Dakota voters will decide whether to follow suit.
Montana collects $1.8M in first year of medical marijuana taxes - Cannabis News
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The state of Montana collected about $1.8 million in medical marijuana taxes over the first year the tax was charged. Starting in July 2017, the Montana Department of Revenue started administering a quarterly 4 percent tax on medical marijuana providers.
Alaska Could Be The First State To Legalize And License Marijuana Lounges - Cannabis News
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Alaska might become the first place in the U.S. to officially permit recreational marijuana consumers the right to use cannabis in specially state-licensed establishments.
DEA Wants More Marijuana Grown And Fewer Opioids Produced In 2019. Really. - Cannabis News
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The 2,450,000 grams of marijuana the narcotics agency wants grown in the country in 2019 is a significant bump up from the 443,680 grams the agency authorized for 2018.
Bay Area Girl Makes History by Being First in California to be Allowed Medical Marijuana in School - Cannabis News
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A Santa Rosa Family is celebrating the first day of school Monday because, thanks to a judge’s order, their five-year-old child will be able to attend her first day of kindergarten and bring her medical marijuana on campus.