Cannabis closely trailing behind wine industry in national profits – Cannabis News

Jackson Co., Ore. — Cannabis hasn’t been legal nearly as long as alcohol, but it’s supporters are already giving the wine industry a run for it’s money.

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Beer Sales Looking At $2 Billion Loss Because of Legal Marijuana - Cannabis News

Many Americans are making the switch to cannabis, new study indicates.

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Cannabis-based Booze to be ‘Biggest Disruptor Ever’ – Cannabis News

As marijuana increasingly gets the legalization green light, what does it mean for spirits?

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4 Promising Cannabis Studies and Research from 2016 – Cannabis News

2016 wasn’t exactly a great year for many people, but for the booming legal cannabis industry, there were some historic victories.

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Weed legalization: 5 ways marijuana could change your city – Cannabis News

Beyond the potential tax revenue that could be coming to states across the country, how will the spread of legalized cannabis affect the American landscape?

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NORML official: Marijuana legalization will win big on Election Day; here’s why – Cannabis News

Voters in five states – Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada – will decide this November on ballot initiatives seeking to legalize and regulate the adult use, production, and retail sale of marijuana.

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NORML official: Marijuana legalization will win big on Election Day; here’s why – Cannabis News

Voters in five states – Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada – will decide this November on ballot initiatives seeking to legalize and regulate the adult use, production, and retail sale of marijuana.

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Puff test for pot use will be reality within a year, WSU researchers say

Joints for sale at Mr. Bill’s of Buckley, the first recreational marijuana store to open in Pierce County outside of Tacoma, September 2014. Image: Peter Haley Staff photographer, via NewsTribune.com
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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.
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Alcohol sales get higher after weed legalization contrary to industry fears

Illinois 'dry' town site of new medical marijuana farm

T-shirts for sale in Albion, Ill. declare that though Albion has a medical marijuana farm, residents can't buy alcohol in local stores. | Becky Schlikerman/Sun-Times
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If you want a bottle of booze in downstate Albion, you have to drive out of town.
But the Edwards County town of less than 2,000 residents is the site of a huge medical marijuana farm.
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More young Danes prefer cannabis to alcohol

Nyhavn canal as seen from Kongens Nytorv square, Copenhagen, Denmark, Northern Europe. (Photo: Mstyslav Chernov)
 
New figures from the Danish National Institute of Public Health show that cannabis use is up among high school students while drinking is down.
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Fed study: Booze impact greater than pot on driving

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(CNN) -- A new study, funded in part by the federal government, suggests alcohol has a more extreme impact on drivers than marijuana.
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Marijuana vs. Alcohol - The Effects Psychoactive Drugs Have On Physical And Mental Health

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Marijuana and alcohol are often pitted up against each other in an effort to determine which one is the healthier vice.
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