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Marijuana money might have saved small Colorado town from ‘abyss of nothingness’

TRINIDAD, Colorado — Anthony Mattie walks down Main Street confronted by a shell of the town he once knew.The retired state patrolman-turned-mayor pro tem stares at vacant building after building, his reflection bouncing off...
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State issues massive recall of pesticide-tainted marijuana

State marijuana regulators Thursday announced a recall of a large amount of retail pot grown and allegedly treated with unapproved pesticides by MGI Inc. in Denver, whose cultivation facilities operate under the name Kindman.The...
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“Magic Mushrooms” for Psychological Health

Half a century ago, people began regularly using hallucinogens such as LSD and “magic mushrooms” recreationally. Almost immediately after, scientists started studying their effects and found clues that they may treat psychological problems including...

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...
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Transformer Tubes – 21st Century Bongmaking

You might have thought Plastic or Acrylics Bongs were a thing of old hippy tales. Well thanks to our friends at Transformer Tubes, the acrylic bong has made a comeback, but with a 21st...
Vancouver Pot Shops

Licensed pot shops coming to Vancouver as early as March

It's still illegal to sell marijuana in stores, according to the Criminal Code of Canada, but soon — maybe as early as March — Vancouver will be handing out business licences to a handful of pot shops that have...
World Famous Cannabis Cafe

World Famous Cannabis Cafe to close due to Oregon’s clean air law

The owner of the World Famous Cannabis Café announced Monday that she will close her doors next week after another warning by public health officials that the establishment violates indoor air rules.The cafe will...
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...
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Publix Heiress Donates $800,000 to Fight Medical Marijuana Legalization in Florida

State election records show that the Carol Jenkins Barnett Family Trust donated $800,000 July 14 to Drug Free Florida, the lobbying group running a scare-tactics campaign to kill Florida's medical marijuana amendments. The same...
Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University Receives $3 Million Marijuana Research Grant

With a $3 million grant from Australian philanthropists Barry and Joy Lambert, Thomas Jefferson University has established a new medical center for cannabis education and research. The new facility, officially named The Lambert Center...