Cannabis News

Image of Mexican drug cartel leader in custody
Ioan Grillo/Mexico City ~ TIME ~
 
The cartels are still smuggling harder drugs but advocates point out the success of legalization in cutting illegal trade

Image of marijuana and lots of money
Steve Siebold ~ Huffington Post ~
 
Imagine the police officer or firefighter who spent a lifetime serving and protecting for the betterment of society, and is expecting to receive a pension when he retires.

Image of medical marijuana and narcotic pain killers
Ryan Van Velzer ~ Associated Press ~
 
PHOENIX — Workers' compensation carriers and self-insurers will not be required to pay for a patient's medical marijuana under a new bill Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law Monday.

Image of legal cannabis plants generating ROI
Tom Huddleston, Jr. ~ FORTUNE ~ 
 
Privateer Holdings, which recently launched cannabis brand Marley Natural in partnership with the family of reggae legend Bob Marley, has closed a $75 million fund.

Image of  legal medical marijuana harvest in Chile
Eva Vergara ~ Associated Press ~
 
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean municipality harvested legal medical marijuana Tuesday as part of a government-approved pilot project aimed at helping ease pain in cancer patients.

Image of an industrial hemp field
Bruce Schreiner ~ AP Louisville KY ~
 
LOUISVILLE, KY. — Kentucky's hemp production is taking deeper root as experimental projects expand in the second year of testing its potential as a cash crop.

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