Your Favorite Musicians Are Getting Into The Marijuana Business – Marijuana News

Rihanna sings during The Concert for Valor in Washington, D.C. in 2014. DoD News photo by EJ Hersom via Wikimedia Commons

Marijuana has only just recently become legal in parts of the US, but that’s not stopping some of the biggest names in music from getting into the business.

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Wedding startups say ‘I do’ to cannabis

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There’s at least one noticeable advantage to cannabis-friendly weddings: more mellow brides.
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California Record Store Amoeba Music Eyes Pot Dispensary at Berkeley Location

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Move over Miles: The legendary record store wants to convert its jazz room into Berkeley's newest medical marijuana dispensary.

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The Pot Scientist Explains All, Via YouTube

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy
Trained scientist Carter Baird has created a quirky online persona, with the mission of educating the public about cannabis and the legal marijuana industry.
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Cannabis film festival comes to Brooklyn, N.Y.

Ronda Rousey speaks out against punishing athletes for marijuana

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Ronda Rousey just made it known that she’s against drug testing for marijuana.
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Cannabis-based smoothies coming to metro Dallas, Texas

Brad Ervin (left) and Melete Finch, co-owners of Hippie Butter, and Steve Rash, chief executive of North American Cannabis Holdings. Image:  Ben Torres/Special Contributor
Kristen TaketaDallas Morning News ~

FRISCO — Ah, the energizing power of a smoothie packed with blueberries, bananas, yogurt and ... cannabis?

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It's BYOM -- bring your own marijuana -- at this pot-friendly hotel in Colorado

We went to San Francisco's first pot 'baked sale' and we're convinced that edibles are the next multimillion-dollar industry

Bill Clinton makes a marijuana joke

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Former President Bill Clinton made a marijuana-related joke during a Clinton Global Initiative event on Wednesday with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
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Growing number of celebrities cashing in on pot business

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The number of companies looking to cash in on marijuana is growing, including some with celebrity backers, like Melissa Etheridge, reports CBS News correspondent Gigi Stone Woods.
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Morgan Freeman Defends His Marijuana Use - I'll Eat It, Drink It, Smoke It, Snort It

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Ryan Gajewski ~ Hollywood Reporter
Morgan Freeman doesn't understand why marijuana isn't legal.
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We are looking for journalists to write about cannabis-related issues in their community

WeedLife is reaching out to new and established journalists, as it expands its coverage of how the legalization of marijuana is affecting people across the country
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Willie Nelson - Reefer Madness made me scared of marijuana

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In 1977, just two days after spending several hours in a Bahamian jail on a marijuana-possession charge... 
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The weed joke Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner made in a meeting

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So, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner doesn’t even make the video and he steals the show with his one-liner?
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Apple And Google Just Approved The Global Rollout For High There, Tinder For Marijuana Fans

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Alex Konrad ~ Forbes ~
It’s been called “Tinder for marijuana users,” but Todd Mitchem hopes his app will be much more.
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Women at a marijuana event - Tupperware party for cannabis

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Joe Garofoli ~ SFGate ~
In a Russian Hill apartment, 17 women passed around cannabis-infused gluten-free vegan blueberry almond granola and rubbed marijuana-based topical cream into their shoulders.
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This addiction specialist makes a compelling case for the legalization of marijuana

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Business Insider ~
"The Culture High" is a feature-length crowd-funded documentary that analyzes modern day marijuana prohibition and reveals the truth behind the arguments and motives governing both those who support and oppose the existing marijuana laws.
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