“Father of cannabis research” calls for rescheduling CBD - Cannabis News

PUEBLO — If the United States stopped viewing CBD as an illegal substance, it would unlock the marijuana compound’s immense potential as medicine, the “father of cannabis research” said Saturday.

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“Father of cannabis research” calls for rescheduling CBD - Cannabis News

PUEBLO — If the United States stopped viewing CBD as an illegal substance, it would unlock the marijuana compound’s immense potential as medicine, the “father of cannabis research” said Saturday.

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Legal Marijuana Linked to Fewer Opioid Prescriptions – Cannabis News

States that implemented medical marijuana laws experienced an especially notable drop in painkiller prescriptions.

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GOP Congressman Says He Uses Medical Marijuana To Ease Arthritis Pain – Marijuana News

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), a leading voice for the reform of marijuana laws in the United States, became the first sitting member of Congress in recent history to admit to medical marijuana use.

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GOP Congressman Says He Uses Medical Marijuana To Ease Arthritis Pain – Marijuana News

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), a leading voice for the reform of marijuana laws in the United States, became the first sitting member of Congress in recent history to admit to medical marijuana use.

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New pizza box designed to turn into pot pipe – Marijuana News

Burn after eating.

One New York City designer has the answer to munchie-minded smokers everywhere: a new pizza box that doubles as a weed-smoking device.

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Top 9 most pro-pot states – Marijuana News

Recreational marijuana legalization has been a cornerstone policy that Generation-Y overwhelmingly supports. According to Pew Research, even 63 percent of Republican millennials want pot to be legal.

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World's first marijuana-funded scholarship approved in southern Colorado – Marijuana News

Colorado State-Pueblo, along with Pueblo Community College, are the two institutions that students may attend using the new marijuana scholarships. Image via csupueblo.edu

DENVER — A Colorado county that boasts the world's largest outdoor marijuana farm and has been actively courting the new pot industry has approved the world's first marijuana-funded college scholarship.

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California Record Store Amoeba Music Eyes Pot Dispensary at Berkeley Location

Amoeba Music on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, California. Image: Eco84 via Wikimedia Commons

Move over Miles: The legendary record store wants to convert its jazz room into Berkeley's newest medical marijuana dispensary.

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Pakalolo and Profits: The Emerging Medical Marijuana Industry in Hawaii

Glass artist Mark Nowicki displays his handmade bongs at the O.G Tubes booth at the marijuana expo at the Hawaii Convention Center on July 19. Image: Cory Lum, Civil Beat.

Competition will be fierce for Hawaii’s eight licenses to grow and sell medical cannabis. Many other types of businesses are looking for a piece of the action as well.

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For D.C. pot enterprises, business is booming

People share marijuana seeds at the swap event at Libertine, in Adams Morgan. (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
 
WASHINGTON — Pot-related businesses in the District are starting to meet expectations, growing steadily since last February when marijuana became legal for private and personal use.
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Ballot Initiative Would Legalize Recreational Marijuana In Montana

Glacier National Park, Montana. Author: Jon Sullivan
 
A part-time sports reporter and medical marijuana patient from Glendive says legalizing pot for recreational use would be an economic boon for Montana.
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Whole Hemp expanding in La Junta Colorado

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Project could mean up to 200 jobs within 24 months
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Delusional Confidence? A Report from the Marijuana Investor Summit

Sara Davidson ~ The New Yorker ~
 
It was the first day of the first Marijuana Investor Summit, in Denver...
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The End Of The War On Drugs And The Emergence Of The Venture-Backed Cannabis Industry

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The End of Cannabis Prohibition
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Washington State Revisits Rules on Use of Marijuana as Medicine

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Georgia approves some forms of medical marijuana

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Andy Walton ~ WeedWorthy Exclusive ~
 
Conservative Republican leads the charge for “Haleigh’s Hope Act”
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Investment Opportunities In The Marijuana Business

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Bill Conerly ~ Forbes ~
 
Hundreds of Millions of dollars are pouring into the legal (or at least semi-legal) marijuana industry. Is it too much investment for the market potential? Here are the critical issues to consider.
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Georgia families emotional after MMJ order on cannabis oil signed by gov

Image of Janea Cox, Haleigh Cox and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal
Bill Hendrick ~ The Cannabist
 
Deal said he wants to be "very careful" to make sure that no more Georgians have to move to Colorado for treatment, and those still there can come home.
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Medical Cannabis Faces Double Standard for Safety, Efficacy Compared to Prescription Pills

Image of a legal CBD Tincture that helps with epilepsy
David Downs ~ East Bay Express ~
 
Medical cannabis faces a double standard for safety and efficacy compared to prescription pharmaceuticals.
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