250 Cannabis Business Leaders On Capitol Hill For NCIA’s Annual Lobby Days - Cannabis News

Approximately 250 cannabis business professionals will take part in policy discussions and citizen lobby meetings to advocate for fair treatment of the legal cannabis industry.

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250 Cannabis Business Leaders On Capitol Hill For NCIA’s Annual Lobby Days - Cannabis News

Approximately 250 cannabis business professionals will take part in policy discussions and citizen lobby meetings to advocate for fair treatment of the legal cannabis industry.

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Emerald Cup Pot Fair Draws 30,000 To Sonoma County Fairgrounds – Cannabis News

SANTA ROSA (KPIX 5) — There was a lot of buzz surrounding the state’s biggest pot fair this weekend in Santa Rosa.

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Marijuana Legalization: Even Republicans Are Changing Their Minds – Cannabis News

Once an issue reserved for dreadlocked Green Party supporters, marijuana legalization has become a mainstream political topic.

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Marijuana Legalization: Even Republicans Are Changing Their Minds – Cannabis News

Once an issue reserved for dreadlocked Green Party supporters, marijuana legalization has become a mainstream political topic.

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Up to12 States Could Vote on Cannabis This November – Cannabis News

It is no secret that marijuana legislation has continued to gain momentum in the United States this year.

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Up to12 States Could Vote on Cannabis This November – Cannabis News

It is no secret that marijuana legislation has continued to gain momentum in the United States this year.

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Missouri medical marijuana petition gets approval – Marijuana News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Secretary of State has approved a petition calling for a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.

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Missouri medical marijuana petition gets approval – Marijuana News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Secretary of State has approved a petition calling for a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.

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Kansas mom facing pot charges waives preliminary hearing – Marijuana News

Garden City mother Shona Banda. File image: Wichita Eagle

A Garden City mother who faces five marijuana-related charges waived her preliminary hearing Monday when she found out the state wanted her 11-year-old son to testify against her, according to a Facebook post by her defense attorney.

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Kansas mom facing pot charges waives preliminary hearing – Marijuana News

Garden City mother Shona Banda. File image: Wichita Eagle

A Garden City mother who faces five marijuana-related charges waived her preliminary hearing Monday when she found out the state wanted her 11-year-old son to testify against her, according to a Facebook post by her defense attorney.

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Oregon marijuana shops begin sales to recreational users

Davia Fleming, 29, center, is surrounded by media members as she becomes the first shopper at Shango Premium Cannabis, in Portland, Ore. On Oct. 1, 2015. Oregon marijuana stores have begun sales to recreational users. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)
Jonathan J. Cooper and Bob Seavey ~ Associated Press ~
 
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon marijuana shops began selling marijuana Thursday for the first time to recreational users, marking a big day for the budding pot industry.
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Marijuana And Election 2016: Where The Presidential Candidates Stand

Drive-through pot shops in Detroit worry Mayor Duggan, others

420 Dank, a medical dispensary in Detroit, is seen on Friday, September 11, 2015. Image: Salwan Georges via Detroit Free Press

Matt Helms ~ Detroit Free Press ~

With some medical-marijuana stores in Detroit now offering drive-through purchasing, the city's marketplace for medical pot has spiraled out of control and needs to be regulated, Mayor Mike Duggan said.
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Most Populous State Yet May Legalize Pot in November

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An Ohio ballot measure makes some reformers squirm, but backers says its grower oligopoly is nothing to worry about.

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UGA researcher's maps show where pot's expensive and where it's not

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A University of Georgia graduate student used crowdsourcing to take a look at marijuana prices across the country.
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Adventures of a Pot Pioneer

Steve DeAngelo at a protest in Oakland, California. Image: Glenn Halog/Flickr

The author of the Cannabis Manifesto dishes on racist drug laws, hemp jewelry, and California's weed-fueled world domination.

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Fledgling Marijuana Industry Pressing Through Labor Pains

NORML: Marijuana reform hinges on state politics

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A top NORML official says the number of states that vote in favor of legalizing or decriminalizing cannabis next year will affect the legal marijuana movement’s momentum.

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The Next 11 States to Legalize Marijuana

Cannabis plants at a Denver grow facility. Image: WeedWorthy.com
 
24/7 Wall St. reviewed the 11 states where by law residents in possession of small amounts of the drug are not punishable by jail time, and medical marijuana use is permitted.
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