Recreational Marijuana

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — With the sale of recreational marijuana set to begin in January of 2018, cannabis business owners are gearing up for the onset of the California “Green Rush.” Greg Magdoff is the founder and CEO of PharmLabs in the Sports Arena district. Last month, anticipating more business, Magdoff moved his cannabis testing […]

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Every week’s there’s a new story about how well recreational marijuana legalization has helped states such as Colorado, Washington and Oregon. And now several other states, such as California, Nevada and Massachusetts, have jumped on the train to reap the benefits of legalization. As the trend continues of states generating success from cannabis, where could […]

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Sacramento, Calif. — Any private U.S. bank that is insured by the federal government is forbidden by law from knowingly handling money from cannabis businesses. That leaves people in the rapidly growing industry with few options when it comes to dealing with business basics like payroll, taxes, and finances. That is a particular problem in […]

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Mike Gleason Daily News Staff @MGleason_MDN MILFORD – Both sides of the upcoming local recreational marijuana vote made their case at Draper Memorial Park Saturday morning. Representatives from the Citizens for Responsible Cannabis Retail Sales and Milford CARES (Community Against Recreational Marijuana Retail Establishments) held signs and waved at passing cars as a way to […]

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A Huntington Beach zoning amendment that would prohibit the sale and distribution of non-medical marijuana by businesses will be considered by the City Council on Monday. The amendment also would regulate the cultivation of recreational marijuana. The Planning Commission voted 6-1 in late July to recommend approval, with Commissioner Dan Kalmick dissenting on grounds that […]

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Mike Gleason Daily News Staff @MGleason_MDN MILFORD – Both sides of the upcoming local recreational marijuana vote made their case at Draper Memorial Park Saturday morning. Representatives from the Citizens for Responsible Cannabis Retail Sales and Milford CARES (Community Against Recreational Marijuana Retail Establishments) held signs and waved at passing cars as a way to […]

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Gerald Freeman struggled for three decades to transform this desolate Mojave Desert outpost into a 21st century mecca for nature lovers and prospectors, spending more than $1 million on restoration, shade trees, organic farming projects and gleaming solar panels. He wasn’t the first. Nipton had cycled through seven private owners before the Caltech-trained geologist bought […]

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For nearly two hours on Thursday evening, Rifle City Council candidates discussed what’s next for Rifle. The possibilities include bringing recreational marijuana to town, the new pool design and the bond issue involving the E. Dene Moore Care Center. There’s also an election on the horizon. With four council seats up for election, including mayor, […]

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A Huntington Beach zoning amendment that would prohibit the sale and distribution of non-medical marijuana by businesses will be considered by the City Council on Monday. The amendment also would regulate the cultivation of recreational marijuana. The Planning Commission voted 6-1 in late July to recommend approval, with Commissioner Dan Kalmick dissenting on grounds that […]

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In many respects, the marijuana industry has been practically unstoppable. As we stand today, 29 states have legalized medical cannabis since 1996, and voters in eight states have approved the sale of cannabis for recreational use to adults over the age of 21 since 2012. With the exception of voters in Arizona, who voted against […]

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WOBURN – Without debate this week, the City Council took two actions after receiving a communication for City Solicitor Ellen Callahan Doucette regarding how the city should deal with ensuring safe access to marijuana in light of a recent state ballot question legalizing marijuana. If enacted, legislation would involve both changes to the city’s ordinances […]

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