Seniors Now The Fastest Growing Demographic Of Cannabis Users – Marijuana News

The 55-and-older crowd is now the fastest-growing demographic of pot users in the country.

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WeedWorthy.com, the cannabis-related news and information web site, rolls out its mobile app - Marijuana News

A rapidly-growing part of The WeedLife Network, a ground-breaking group of websites and apps for marijuana businesses, organizations and consumers, the new WeedWorthy app will help the public stay up-to-date on cannabis news and data.

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WeedElect.com, The WeedLife Network’s website devoted to ‘The Politics of Cannabis,’ debuts its WeedElect mobile app

The app is expected to be a prime resource for people interested in the politics of cannabis in the United States during a crucial election year.

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California marijuana growers are new drought target

A dog patrols marijuana plants growing in Shelter Cove in Humboldt County, California. Water quality control boards around the state have begun cracking down on practices that affect local water supplies. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times
 
Pot growers have been put on notice by state regulators that they will have to follow the same rules as the rest of the agriculture industry in protecting the state's drought-stricken water supply.
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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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Cannabis dispensary offers deep discounts during the historic marijuana tax holiday in Colorado

One of The Grass Station outlets in Denver. Image: WeedWorthy.com
Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy
 
Dispensary CEO Ryan Fox says the unprecedented, one-time tax event means wide-ranging deals that should put patrons at The Grass Station’s two locations in a celebratory mood.
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Nurturing Start-ups in the Legal Cannabis Industry

Attendees at the kick-off of CanopyBoulder's fall boot camp. Image: WeedWorthy.com
Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
Firms like CanopyBoulder are helping new, marijuana-related firms to not only survive the crucial first years in business, but to hopefully thrive as they grow and evolve.
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Cannabis Industry Pioneer is Poised to Help Stabilize Production, Distribution and Pricing Issues Across Colorado~

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
The CEO of Denver-based Kindman announces the expansion of his production and packaging facilities, an action that should help to stabilize the pricing of cannabis.
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House Votes In Favor Of Medical Marijuana Protections

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WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to reauthorize an amendment that would protect medical marijuana operations from federal interference in states where the drug is legal, siding with a majority of Americans who say that medical marijuana is an issue best left to the states.
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What will 2016 bring for the cannabis legalization movement?

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
Nevada-based investor and marijuana advocate Leslie Bocskor believes the campaign towards national legalization of adult cannabis has already been set in motion
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Nevada: The next big cannabis market?

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
Investor and marijuana advocate Leslie Bocskor believes the campaign towards national legalization of adult cannabis has already been set in motion
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta - It is time for a medical marijuana revolution

 

I see signs of a revolution everywhere.

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Will Big Tobacco become Big Marijuana?

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Trevor Hughes ~ USA TODAY ~
 
DENVER — While federal law makes their entire industry illegal, many marijuana store owners, growers and retailers fear something completely different: Big Tobacco.
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Swing State Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana, Poll Says

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Sam Frizell ~ TIME ~
 
Support found in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida - A majority of voters in three key swing states support legalizing marijuana, according to a new poll.
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The WeedLife Network Marks the Marijuana Culture

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Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 01, 2015
 
The WeedLife Network is offering $420 per month off its subscription packages for an entire year, to the first 420 advertisers that sign up @ https://WeedLifeNetwork.com
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The WeedLife Network offering 420 discount packages

The WeedLife Network of cannabis websites
Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 01, 2015
 
The WeedLife Network is offering $420 per month off its subscription packages for an entire year, to the first 420 advertisers that sign up @ https://WeedLifeNetwork.com
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Industry Leaders Advocate Best Practices For Cannabis Regulation, Labeling And Manufacturing ~

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Johnny Green ~ The Weed Blog ~
 
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Cannabis Committee, in coordination with Americans for Safe Access (ASA), and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), announces the release of a joint statement advocating for implementation of best practices for the regulation of consumable, topical, and inhalant cannabis and hemp-derived products to ensure quality and consumer safety.  These best practices were developed with the input of numerous industry experts and establish common language and defined terms for the transparent and accurate labeling of these products to support responsible commerce and informed use of the cannabis plant.
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Medical Cannabis Faces Double Standard for Safety, Efficacy Compared to Prescription Pills

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David Downs ~ East Bay Express ~
 
Medical cannabis faces a double standard for safety and efficacy compared to prescription pharmaceuticals.
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Historic Medical Marijuana Bill Gains Momentum

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Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post ~
 
A comprehensive bill introduced in the House of Representatives Tuesday aims to deal a significant blow to the federal government's long-running war on medical marijuana.
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Nutritional High Now Canada's First Publicly Traded Recreational Weed Company

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Sunny Freeman ~ The Huffington Post ~
 
Canada is now home to its first publicly-traded recreational marijuana company, despite the fact that pot for non-medical use is illegal in this country.
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