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Cannabis Club ban passed by Colorado Springs City Council

On Tuesday, Colorado Springs City Council had their first vote to ban cannabis clubs within the city, passing by a vote of 6-3. This action also requires existing clubs to close down within 8...
Ohio Medical Marijuana

Ohio Senate panel eyes changes to medical marijuana bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state Senate panel is weighing changes to a proposal that would legalize medical marijuana in Ohio.The bill would bar patients from smoking the substance but allow them to use...
Cannabis Industry Press Releases

Pineapple Express Executes Letter of Intent to Acquire THC Industries Inc., Including the THC.com...

Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pineapple Express, Inc. (OTCPink:PNPL) (the "Company"), a publicly traded company that offers cannabis industry consulting, technology, investments, turn-key property rentals, and branding concepts to businesses...
Toronto Police Raid medical marijuana dispensaries

Anger after Toronto police raid dozens of marijuana shops

Marijuana dispensaries are in nebulous legal territory because while medical marijuana is legal across Canada, authorities say only sellers licensed by Health Canada, which distribute products via mail, are legal."Knowingly selling without a license...
Massachusetts legal marijuana industry

Legal marijuana could be a $1.1 billion industry in Mass. by 2020

ArcView and New Frontier estimated the size of the Massachusetts medical marijuana market in 2015 at $7.9 million, but said they expect it to expand to $78.7 million this year. The firms project that...
Boston Freedom Rally

Supporters of recreational use of marijuana fill the Boston Common

As Massachusetts voters prepare to decide in November whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use, thousands of people who support use of the drug filled Boston Common on Saturday for an annual gathering featuring...
Nashville Decriminalizes Marijuana

Nashville Metro Council approves marijuana decriminalization bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Metro Council on Tuesday passed a major change to marijuana ordinances. Tuesday night Metro Council approved the third vote to cut punishment for small pot possession. The vote was 35 yes,...
Oregon to allow concentrates in dispensaries

Oregon public health officials reverse course on popular marijuana extracts

The Oregon Health Authority will allow dispensaries to accept marijuana extracts from processors who've submitted completed license applications after April 1, reversing a controversial policy that roiled the state's commercial cannabis processing industry.The agency earlier this...
Maryland Medical Marijuanay program - Baltimore Sun

Panel picks companies to grow, process Maryland medical marijuana

Three years after Maryland first legalized medical marijuana, the state's Medical Cannabis Commission on Friday picked which companies will get to launch the industry.But it will be months before final approvals are granted, and...
Howard Marks in 2013

‘Mr Nice’ Howard Marks dies aged 70

The writer, performer and former drug smuggler Howard Marks has died, aged 70, after suffering from cancer. Marks, who said he had no regrets about his life when announcing his illness last year, was...