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Marijuana Advocates Celebrate New Era After Measure M's Passage in Los Angeles – Cannabis News

County will decide the fate of some dispensaries soon.

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Marijuana Advocates Celebrate New Era After Measure M's Passage in Los Angeles – Cannabis News

County will decide the fate of some dispensaries soon.

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Colorado’s first drive-through pot shop will be in Parachute – Cannabis News

In just a few months, Parachute will be home to Colorado’s first drive-through marijuana shop.

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Recreational marijuana approved in Nevada: When and where can people smoke? – Cannabis News

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Nevada brought in new leaders and enacted new laws Tuesday, including legalizing recreational marijuana.

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Recreational marijuana approved in Nevada: When and where can people smoke? – Cannabis News

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Nevada brought in new leaders and enacted new laws Tuesday, including legalizing recreational marijuana.

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Pennsylvania to release draft rules for marijuana dispensaries – Cannabis News

HARRISBURG – State officials plan to release draft rules for marijuana dispensaries today, as Pennsylvania remains on track to have its medical marijuana program up and running by 2018.

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Pennsylvania to release draft rules for marijuana dispensaries – Cannabis News

HARRISBURG – State officials plan to release draft rules for marijuana dispensaries today, as Pennsylvania remains on track to have its medical marijuana program up and running by 2018.

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Weedtown, USA: Home to America’s First City-Owned Pot Shop – Cannabis News

The shop, which opened its doors in 2015, is run by the city, making it the only government-operated cannabis store in the country.

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Weedtown, USA: Home to America’s First City-Owned Pot Shop – Cannabis News

The shop, which opened its doors in 2015, is run by the city, making it the only government-operated cannabis store in the country.

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Illinois marijuana sales top $20 million – Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Medical marijuana sales reached more than $3.8 million last month at licensed dispensaries throughout Illinois.

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Illinois marijuana sales top $20 million – Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Medical marijuana sales reached more than $3.8 million last month at licensed dispensaries throughout Illinois.

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Delaware marijuana industry set to expand, slowly – Cannabis News

Where does Delaware’s program stand one year after opening its first dispensary and five years since legalization?

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Delaware marijuana industry set to expand, slowly – Cannabis News

Where does Delaware’s program stand one year after opening its first dispensary and five years since legalization?

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7 ways marijuana dispensaries will look totally different in 2020 – Marijuana News

Medical marijuana shop in Denver. Image: UserODea via Wikimedia Commons.

Marijuana dispensaries have come a long way from the seedy head shops lining Venice Beach. Today, these brick-and-mortar establishments range from boutique shops where "budtenders" walk you through the product line to fluorescent-lit clinics where medicinal use is emphasized.

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Senate panel votes to give pot shops access to banks

Sign at Denver dispensary. Photo: WeedWorthy.com
 
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday voted 16-14 on an amendment that would prevent federal funds from being used to prohibit or penalize financial institutions that provide services to marijuana businesses in states where it’s legal.
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Regulation of Colorado's marijuana industry is a work in progress

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In the final days of the 2015 legislative session, Gov. John Hickenlooper's office asked for a $300,000 earmark to fund a crackdown on toxic pesticides being used in legal marijuana grows in Colorado.
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