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Considering Opportunities for the Upcoming Federal Taxation of Cannabis

If you're only familiar with his travel show, "Rick Steves' Europe," you might not guess that the mild-mannered PBS personality is one of America's most prominent advocates for marijuana legalization.

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Hemp’s Use in Musical Instruments Promotes Sound Sustainability

"We see cannabis not as a gateway drug. We see it as an exit path off opiates."

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Local café offers hemp-infused meals as option for customers

State regulators awarded a $1 million, three-year contract this week to a New Jersey-based company to operate a toll-free help line for patients, caregivers and doctors accessing Ohio's new medical marijuana program. 

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Dennis Peron, father of medical marijuana in California, dies at 72 - Cannabis News

Dennis Peron, the cannabis activist who fired up the movement to legalize medical marijuana in California, died on Saturday in a San Francisco hospital. He was 72.

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The Best Cannabis Cookbooks for Budding Chefs - Cannabis News

“Jeff Sessions is an old dinosaur with old ideas,” said one dispensary customer. “We have a younger, newer, more educated population who will vote that out. It won’t last."

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Inside the first-ever Aspen High Summit, a meeting of music and marijuana masterminds - Cannabis News

Good music and good cannabis can really make me feel the same way," said keynote speaker Steve DeAngelo, "they both activate the brain-heart connection, they stimulate each other and put one in touch with the other.”

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Columbia man charged with smuggling weed from California

One of the world’s most famous scientists says that the U.S. government’s classification of marijuana has absolutely nothing to do with science.

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Cleveland School of Cannabis gets state approval - Cannabis News

The Cleveland School of Cannabis says it received approval from the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools this week.

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California may require labels on pot products to warn of mental health risks

If you were watching Sunday's game between the Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans, you may have noticed a particularly green set of cleats on Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan.

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Legalisation of cannabis in Canada deemed a success

TV travel guide Rick Steves is best-known for his mild-mannered jaunts across Europe, but he traveled to Chicago to speak out Tuesday on a favorite side project: legalizing marijuana.

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The comic duo Cheech and Chong, who rose to fame in the 1970s and 80s with routines centered around smoking marijuana, shared an apparent Facebook post by a Standish town councilor advocating for the medicinal use of the drug.

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Veterans are key as surge of states OK medical pot for PTSD - Cannabis News

The increase has come amid increasingly visible advocacy from veterans’ groups.

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New rulings on medical marijuana use go against employers - Cannabis News

Medical cannabis ultimately led him on a journey from Maryland to Colorado and back again, giving him a unique perspective on the dramatic differences in state MMJ programs.

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A legal Pot Problem that’s now Plaguing the Streets of America: Plastic Litter

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Saturday to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana.

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Cannabis Found to Lower Blood Pressure in Older Adults

From cultivation to managing shops to keeping them secure, veterans find a calling in all levels of the cannabis industry.

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Medical Marijuana Laws Improve Health And Reduce Alcohol Use For Certain Groups, Study Finds - Cannabis News

DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado cannabis companies have found it is hard for them to be charitable.

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'No longer waiting for relief': Medical marijuana sales begin in Ohio - Cannabis News

Several former NFL players advocated the use of cannabis as a healing medicine Saturday during the Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo in Phoenix.

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Guam: Recreational cannabis could create hundreds of jobs

A local physicians' group is offering free evaluations and registration assistance to military veterans who are interested in using medicinal marijuana in Maryland.

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Illinois' pot market isn't up to snuff

The site is the first step in the state's public education campaign to inform California residents about the drug as it becomes more widely used and available.

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Giving the gift of green in the ‘District of Cannabis’ - Cannabis News

In the so-called “District of Cannabis” it’s legal to grow and consume marijuana, but illegal to buy or sell it. The result of this unique legal grey area has spawned a thriving cottage industry of businesses in Washington, D.C. using the “gifting” loophole.

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