2018

Manhattan residents are clear: It’s time to legalize marijuana in New York. Residents overwhelmingly backed decriminalization at a listening session held Thursday night by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office in lower Manhattan. It was the latest in a series of public hearings organized by the governor’s office to provide advice on different legislative and regulatory approaches […]

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Buy Photo Starting Oct. 8, Michigan medical marijuana patients and their doctors can complete their registrations online.(Photo: Steve Perez / The Detroit News)Buy Photo Starting Oct. 8, Michigan medical marijuana patients and their doctors can complete their registrations online. The change is likely to make the registration and renewal process easier for many medical marijuana patients and […]

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LEONI TWP., MI – In one of its more cordial discussions regarding medical marijuana, the Leoni Township Board of Trustees made several changes to its ordinance on Tuesday. While most changes place more restrictions on medical marijuana businesses, one change allows for facilities to be slightly closer to schools, day-care centers and churches. All six changes proposed […]

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Sept 21 (Reuters) – Loblaw Cos Ltd’s drugstore chain on Friday received approval from Health Canada to be a licensed producer of cannabis for medical purposes. “As trusted medication experts, we believe pharmacists have an important role to play in the safe and informed use of medical cannabis, and this is the first step in […]

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JUPITER — Iraq War veteran Emilio Pages makes a one-hour round trip to either Lake Worth or Stuart in order to get medical marijuana. He will have to continue to drive out of town after Jupiter councilors Thursday night voted 3-2 to ban medical marijuana dispensaries within town limits, despite 69 percent of Jupiter voters […]

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The head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says we should be more concerned about young people accessing marijuana than nicotine. In an interview with CNBC on Thursday, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb lamented that fewer young people perceive cannabis as harmful and predicted that regular marijuana consumption would “create a different set of risks,” […]

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Buy Photo The Coffee Joint is the first legal ‘social consumption lounge’ within the city limits of Denver. Patrons may consume cannabis, however, they cannot smoke flower due to clean air laws. The owners also have a dispensary next door, 1136 Yuma, including a small grow facility, where customers may purchase cannabis products. Denver, COMonday, […]

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CLOSE Even if voters choose to legalize marijuana for recreational use, employers can still fire or decline to hire someone who tests positive. Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press Lansing Bureau Full urine collection container(Photo: cglade, Getty Images) If voters decide in November to legalize marijuana for recreational use, pot-smoking job seekers and employees beware. Legalization […]

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With a governor’s signature on Friday, the latest place to legalize marijuana in the U.S. isn’t a state. It’s the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)—a tiny Pacific territory with a population of just over 50,000. Under the new law signed by Gov. Ralph Torres (R), adults over 21 years of age will be able to legally possess up […]

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Marijuana is displayed through a magnifying glass inside a dispensary in Colorado. (Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg) Namaste Technologies (CVE:N) is a global technology leader in the cannabis space, selling vaporizers and other accessories for consumption of medical cannabis through its 30 e-commerce websites across 20 countries. Despite the buzz around the legalization of recreational marijuana in […]

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The backdrop may be colorful fall foliage rather than warm summer days, but Massachusetts really is nearing the opening of the state’s first recreational marijuana dispensaries. Never mind that it will occur close to the two-year anniversary of the state’s vote to legalize weed for adults. “We’re getting closer and closer, and we’re doing it […]

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