January 2017

Bipartisan legislation to legalize marijuana deliveries by certain licensed cannabis retail outlets has been filed in Washington’s legislature. House Bill 1712 was filed by Representative David Sawyer (D), who has introduced several positive marijuana measures this session, with cosponsor Cary Condotta (R). It has been referred to the House Commerce Gaming Committee. Under current Washington […]

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Elaine Thompson Telegram Gazette Staff @EThompsonTG WESTBORO – Voters at the annual election and town meeting in March will be asked to decide whether the town should prohibit marijuana businesses that are not medical. In November, 54 percent of Massachusetts voters approved the legalization of  recreational marijuana use for people 21 and older. But Westboro […]

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A group of Democratic lawmakers in Maryland want the state to join a growing number of others that have legalized marijuana for recreational use, taxing and regulating sales of the drug similar to the way the state deals with alcohol. Legislators said Monday that adults ages 21 and older in Maryland would be able to […]

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Authorities say a former federal prison inmate in New Hampshire has pleaded guilty to having a synthetic cannabinoid in the prison. NH1 reports 36-year-old Jason Ponder pleaded guilty in federal court on Thursday to possessing contraband in the Federal Correctional Institution in Berlin. Authorities say Ponder’s girlfriend visited him in March […]

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Trinidad, Colorado western town of 8500 citizens has the dubious, pardon the pun, honor of having more cannabis related businesses per capita than any other place on Earth. Trinidad in Southeast Colorado known for its wild west style, legalized recreational marijuana in 2015. 2016 was the first year of tax revenue that gave the city almost […]

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Trinidad, Colorado western town of 8500 citizens has the dubious, pardon the pun, honor of having more cannabis related businesses per capita than any other place on Earth. Trinidad in Southeast Colorado known for its wild west style, legalized recreational marijuana in 2015. 2016 was the first year of tax revenue that gave the city almost […]

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GREEN COVE SPRINGS | The Clay County Commission has adopted a temporary moratorium on medical marijuana treatment centers and licensed dispensaries for up to one year. Voting unanimously Jan. 24, commissioners approved the measure that either could be rescinded earlier or be extended longer by a subsequent county ordinance, Holly Coyle, county economic and development […]

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Minnesota’s medical marijuana program needs extra state funding to cover the costs of its patient database and inspections of drug manufacturers, just a few of the regulations that make it one of the most restrictive such laws in the country. It’s the latest reminder of the financial constraints on the program borne from the heavy […]

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In 2013, after her mother Myriam was diagnosed with brain cancer, Diana Peña, a make-up artist and hair-stylist in Rancho Cucamonga, began researching whether cannabis could help. Doctors had given Myriam a prognosis of three months to live, Peña said, there was “not a whole lot they could do” except extend her life a bit. […]

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By Mitchell Byars, Boulder Daily Camera Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett has been selected to join a group of prosecutors from across the country who will help advise the Donald Trump administration on policies regarding marijuana. The National District Attorney’s Association created a policy group featuring 14 district attorneys who will issue advisements on possible […]

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