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Nutritional High Now Canada's First Publicly Traded Recreational Weed Company
World News
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.
When marijuana isn't about getting high
Medical News
Ethan Robinson ~ Cincinnati.Com ~   Fairfield Township resident Ethan Robinson is an executive chef for the Kroger and aspiring writer. He wrote this during a stay at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton in mid-December.
Cutting Through The Haze Of Securities Laws And Marijuana
Business & Finance
HILARY BRICKEN ~ Above the Law ~   Capitalization of cannabis businesses still comes primarily from friends and family rather than from institutional investors.
These 8 States Are Likely Next for Marijuana Legalization
Top Stories
Andrew Meola  ~ Main Street   NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The times, they are a-changin' for marijuana, as longtime prohibition laws risk going up in flames.
Medical marijuana for injured vets cost Canadian government $4.3M, 10 times more than last year
World News
By Murray Brewster ~ The Canadian Press ~   The cost of providing medical marijuana to the country's injured soldiers under a Veterans Affairs program jumped to more than $4.3 million this fiscal year, an increase of 10 times what was spent last year. Number of eligible ex-soldiers quadrupled to 601 patients
5 Stunning Comments From President Obama Regarding the Potential Legalization of Marijuana
Business & Finance
Sean Williams ~ The Motley Fool ~   Just when marijuana supporters thought things couldn't get any better, last week brought incredible news.
This addiction specialist makes a compelling case for the legalization of marijuana
Culture & Arts
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.
Bill to Allow Industrial Hemp Cultivation Passes in New Mexico
U.S. News
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.
Seattle Spring 2015 ~ Cannabis Grand Cru
Top Stories
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Now That We Have Lost Weed
World News
Mel Cooke ~ The Gleaner   Can we rebel against child murders now?
ResponsibleOhio's marijuana-legalization effort clears next hurdle toward Ohio ballot
Robert Higgs ~ Northeast Ohio Media Group ~   COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A decision by the Ohio Ballot Board on Friday cleared the way for ResponsibleOhio to start gathering signatures needed to put its marijuana legalization ballot issue before Ohio voters this fall.
Grand opening today for city's first legal marijuana dispensary
Press Releases
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The grand opening of the city of San Diego's first legal marijuana dispensary is scheduled for Friday morning. 
Meet the man trying to halt marijuana legalization
Top Stories
German Lopez ~ Vox ~   Kevin Sabet has become synonymous with the opposition to  marijuana legalization in the US. 
What to expect as California slogs toward likely cannabis legalization in 2016.
Mary Duan ~ Monterey County Weekly ~   Ten Things to Puff On
Medical Marijuana Canada Lawsuit: Privacy Violation Alleged Over Bumbled Government Mail-Out
World News
Philip Ross ~ International Business Times ~   Health Canada, the agency that runs the country’s national public health system, is at the center of a lawsuit over patient privacy.
The cannabis debate drifts into the halls of Congress
Leland Rucker ~ Boulder Weekly ~   Last week I wrote about a bill that was then being debated in the Utah state legislature. S.B. 259 would have amended a law passed last year that allowed Utah citizens to use certain strains of CBD-dominate cannabis to treat medical conditions but mandated no legal way that patients could obtain them.