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The height of hemp – Cannabis News

A report released in May showed that nationwide, retail sales for hemp products in 2015 reached $575 million, which was a more than 10 percent increase from the prior year.

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A New Cash Crop for Colorado’s Western Slope: Hemp – Cannabis News

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Marijuana is growing in Mesa County, but it won't get you high. "We were saving the ranch. It wasn't selling and we had to come up with a way to cover expenses," said Margaret Richardson, a co-owner at Salt Creek Hemp Company.

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'Indulge with confidence,' says Willie Nelson of his new Reserve marijuana brand – Cannabis News

Country music icon Willie Nelson, long an advocate of marijuana legalization, is putting his money where his mouth (and joint) is by launching Willie’s Reserve, a new marijuana brand to be introduced in Washington and Colorado over the next few months.

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Colorado Farmer Shatters Hemp's Fiber Ceiling - Cannabis News

Ryan Loflin bet the farm in 2013 and did what no U.S. producer had done for 70 years.

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Colorado sets record with $117M in weed sales for April – Cannabis News

Colorado marijuana shops sold almost $76.6 million in recreational cannabis for April 2016.

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‘Jack’s Law’: Medical Marijuana In Schools Bill Signed By Colorado Governor – Cannabis News

DENVER (CBS4)– Schools in Colorado will be required to allow medical marijuana after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed “Jack’s Law” on Monday.

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‘Jack’s Law’: Medical Marijuana In Schools Bill Signed By Colorado Governor – Cannabis News

DENVER (CBS4)– Schools in Colorado will be required to allow medical marijuana after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed “Jack’s Law” on Monday.

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Cannabis becomes wedding mainstream – Cannabis News

As marijuana slowly starts to become more accepted socially, cannabis weddings in Colorado are on the rise.

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Marijuana sales tax revenue huge boon for Colorado cities – Marijuana News

From small towns that barely dot the map to the state’s largest urban areas, revenue from retail marijuana sales is helping communities address homelessness, send children to college, patch potholes, secure water rights and fund an array of projects.

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These kids are going to college on pot – Marijuana News

DENVER — Colorado pot smokers are helping send 25 students to college, the first scholarships in the U.S. funded with taxes on legal marijuana.

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Governor who called legalization 'reckless' now says Colorado's pot industry is working – Marijuana News

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper appears to have softened his views on marijuana legalization.

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Colorado pot shops have already sold $270 million of marijuana in 2016 – Marijuana News

In the first three months of 2016, Colorado pot shops sold more than $270 million in cannabis and related products, according to new figures from the state Department of Revenue.

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Pot Entrepreneurs React to SCOTUS Dismissal of Anti-Legalization Suit – Marijuana News

After a year of debate, the country's top justices decide not to hear a case claiming Colorado's pot legalization has negatively impacted law and order in neighboring states.

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Marijuana industry helping some small towns survive – Marijuana News

EMPIRE, Colo. – Colorado’s $1 billion marijuana industry is helping some small towns stay afloat. A prime example is the town of Empire, in Clear Creek County.

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No decision from U.S. Supreme Court on Colorado marijuana case – Marijuana News

The U.S. Supreme Court did not make a decision Monday on whether to hear a lawsuit brought against Colorado over marijuana legalization.

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No decision from U.S. Supreme Court on Colorado marijuana case – Marijuana News

The U.S. Supreme Court did not make a decision Monday on whether to hear a lawsuit brought against Colorado over marijuana legalization.

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Supreme Court postpones marijuana case for Antonin Scalia memorial ceremony – Marijuana News

The Supreme Court was scheduled to confer over a major marijuana case Feb. 19 but has postponed the meeting due to late Justice Antonin Scalia’s memorial ceremony at the Supreme Court falling on the same day, according a SCOTUS Blog report.

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How does the death of Justice Scalia affect pending marijuana cases?

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

Scalia’s passing could bring a halt to the Supreme Court’s consideration of any major cannabis-related rulings, at least for now.

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How does the death of Justice Scalia affect pending marijuana cases?

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

Scalia’s passing could bring a halt to the Supreme Court’s consideration of any major cannabis-related rulings, at least for now.

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Colorado marijuana sales skyrocket to nearly $1 billion in 2015 – Marijuana News

$996,184,788 — that's the final tally for Colorado marijuana sales as December 2015 figures show a record-setting finish.

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