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Sedgwick, a struggling town on the Colorado prairie, found salvation in legalized pot - Cannabis News

SEDGWICK — Residents of this sleepy little town in far northeast Colorado smile optimistically when talking about the turn their municipality has taken over the past few years.

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Could recreational marijuana help pay South Dakota teachers? - Cannabis News

South Dakota voters could boost funding to teachers and reduce the state's sales tax burden by supporting a ballot measure aimed at legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

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Could recreational marijuana help pay South Dakota teachers? - Cannabis News

South Dakota voters could boost funding to teachers and reduce the state's sales tax burden by supporting a ballot measure aimed at legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

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California Leads Nation in Legal Marijuana Sales - Cannabis News

More than a quarter of all legal cannabis in North America is sold in California, despite much stricter laws than Colorado or Washington.

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Illinois joins states considering recreational marijuana legalization as budget fix - Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state’s notorious budget crisis.

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Illinois joins states considering recreational marijuana legalization as budget fix - Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state’s notorious budget crisis.

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Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana – Cannabis News

Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won't come up for a vote until next year.

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Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana – Cannabis News

Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won't come up for a vote until next year.

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Medical Marijuana Seen By Some As Successor To Steel In Western Pennsylvania – Cannabis News

BRADDOCK (KDKA) — When the steel jobs left the Mon Valley, towns like Braddock fell into decline. Mayor John Fetterman believes that marijuana may help turn things around. 

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University of Denver adds marijuana business course for spring term – Cannabis News

DENVER – Students at the University of Denver will have a new class to choose from next quarter: The business of marijuana.

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New Marijuana Industry Jobs to Eclipse New Manufacturing Jobs By 2020 – Cannabis News

The projections from the report by New Frontier Data paint a pretty rosy picture for folks interested in entering into the legal cannabis industry.

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California pot growers now eligible for energy discounts offered to other farmers – Cannabis News

In a decision that illustrates how just how far marijuana has moved into the mainstream, California’s largest public utility said it would now offer pot growers the same discounts on energy that it provides other farmers.

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Here's what's driving lawmakers working to legalize recreational pot in 17 more states – Cannabis News

The experiences of Colorado and Washington state — the first two states to legalize the drug still considered illegal under federal law — drive the trend.

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Here's what's driving lawmakers working to legalize recreational pot in 17 more states – Cannabis News

The experiences of Colorado and Washington state — the first two states to legalize the drug still considered illegal under federal law — drive the trend.

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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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Marijuana legalization considered by New Mexico lawmakers – Cannabis News

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers say the time is ripe for New Mexico to legalize and tax marijuana sales for recreational use as the state grapples with a budget deficit and plunging revenues.

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Marijuana legalization considered by New Mexico lawmakers – Cannabis News

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers say the time is ripe for New Mexico to legalize and tax marijuana sales for recreational use as the state grapples with a budget deficit and plunging revenues.

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Marijuana and gender equity: Why cannabis industry is a magnet for women executives – Cannabis News

The new and flourishing business of cannabis is drawing large numbers of women execs. Why does marijuana draw a higher percentage of women than many other industries?

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California's marijuana production is already mind boggling – Cannabis News

The estimated value of marijuana is more than the top five leading cash farm receipts for commodities in California combined.

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New York to allow wholesaling of medical marijuana products – Cannabis News

ALBANY — People using medical marijuana in New York may soon have more products to choose from and more options on where to buy them.

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