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Israeli researchers provide evidence microdosing cannabis relieves pain
Medical News
Joseph Spector ~ PressConnects ~   ALBANY – The state Department of Health announced Monday it is accepting applications from businesses interested in becoming registered organizations to manufacture and dispense medical marijuana in New York.
NJ legal weed deadlines are approaching. What will the next year bring?
Business & Finance
Trevor Hughes ~ USA Today ~   DENVER — With smiles, selfies and a few nervous chuckles, a group of Nevada legislators and policymakers got a first-hand look at Colorado's fast-growing legal marijuana industry this weekend, coming face-to-face with thousands of green growing plants.
NJ Ballot Measure To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Is Popular, But Not Without Opposition
Debra Borchardt ~ Forbes ~   The cannabis industry may be thrilled that the Administrator for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Michelle Leonhart is stepping down, but with the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the new Attorney General it may not matter.
Long-Term Cannabis Use Not Linked to Age-Related Cognitive Differences
Cannabis News
Chris Shaw ~ FOX 5 ~   ATLANTA - Few bills that Governor Nathan Deal signs into law bring the amount of people or appreciation, or emotion that the bill he signed Thursday did.
What is 'Clean Weed’ and why is everyone talking about it?
Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~   High Times magazine’s New York-rooted editor-in-chief Dan Skye has spent plenty of time in Colorado researching and photographing the state’s medical and recreational systems, but his current, pre-Cannabis Cup trip to the state has been uncommonly eye-opening.
Cannabis Business: Latin America Can Export More Than Raw Material
Business & Finance
Phillip Smith ~ Alternet ~    We know the end is coming, but pot prohibition is going to have to be undone state by state. Here are the ones least likely to jump on the bandwagon.
The facts on Utah’s medical marijuana program
Medical News
Malcolm Harris ~ Aljazeera America   Four decades after Richard Nixon declared drugs “public enemy No. 1 in the United States,” the tide has turned on marijuana legalization.
Seed to sale: The cycle of Cannabis to the consumer
Business & Finance
Nick Wing ~ Huffington Post   North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R) signed a bill into law on March 27th, 2015 that lays the groundwork for a commercial hemp industry and explicitly cuts the federal government out of the state's licensing process.
Supreme Court takes on abortion, guns, prayer in school—But not weed
Jamie Hale ~ The Oregonian ~   People ambled through the Oregon Hemp Convention on Friday, casually inspecting colorful glass bongs and trying samples of rice crispy treats and chocolates, chatting with vendors about growing marijuana plants at home and extracting cannabis oil safely.
Cannabinoid hemp is under the microscope
Business & Finance
MELISSA CHAN ~ New York Dailey News ~   Country music legend Willie Nelson is launching his own brand of weed and a chain of marijuana stores across the country.
WMU will offer a class in Cannabis marketing next semester
Business & Finance
By MyFoxDC.com Web Producer ~   Two seed shares are being held this week in D.C. in an effort to help residents grow pot inside their homes.
Photographer who smuggled 47kg of Cannabis from LA to Heathrow Airport jailed
Cannabis News
Tobie Baker ~ The Durango Herald ~   An attentive audience of more than 50 local farmers and residents quizzed America’s first modern-day industrial hemp farmer at the Four States Ag Expo.
Canopy Rivers Provides Update on TerrAscend, YSS, and Dynaleo
Business & Finance
Thomas H. Clarke ~  The Daily Chronic ~   SANTA FE, NM – Lawmakers in New Mexico have given final approval on a bill to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp, sending the measure to the desk of Governor Susana Martinez.
Ben & Jerry's wants to make CBD-infused ice cream - Cannabis News
Business & Finance
Jacob Sullum ~ Forbes ~   Last December the Justice Department gave a yellow light to marijuana legalization on tribal land, saying it would treat reservations like states in deciding how to enforce the Controlled Substances Act.
Designer Bongs Are a Thing Now - Cannabis News
Lydia Saad ~ Gallup   PRINCETON, N.J. - A slim majority of Americans, 51%, favor legalizing the use of marijuana - similar to the 50% who supported it in 2011 and 2012, but down from a reading of 58% last year.
Is Medical Marijuana the Solution to the Veteran Opiod Crisis? - Cannabis News
Luke Brinker ~ Salon   Bipartisan trio wants to end federal obstacles to legalizing cannabis for medicinal purposes