Legal Marijuana Use

Legal marijuana sales forecast to hit $23B in 4 years

DENVER — Marijuana is rapidly becoming a big, semi-legal business across the country, with $5.7 billion in sales last year and tens of thousands of people working and paying taxes as they cultivate, package and sell...
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Seattle’s ‘SPOT’ Gobbles Up Pot-Shop Shelf Space With A Growing Line Of Edibles

With an MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School and entrepreneurial success already under his belt,  British-born Tim Moxey saw the cannabusiness tidal wave coming to Washington state and thought, “Why not me?” Now he’s got...

Winter Haven State Rep. John Wood files medical marijuana bill

State Rep. John Wood filed a bill Thursday that would significantly expand the group of patients eligible to use medical marijuana.The Winter Haven Republican's bill, called the Florida Medical Marijuana Act (HB-1183), proposes to...
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Georgia medical marijuana bill finds new life

ATLANTA -- A bill that would expand medical marijuana access in Georgia gained new life, Tuesday, at the state Capitol.House bill 722 was all but dead when it stalled in a Senate committee on Monday. However, the...
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Melbourne may extend its low-THC cannabis moratorium

The Melbourne City Council plans to extend its 180-day moratorium on low-THC cannabis dispensaries for another year, fearing that local regulations could run afoul of federal drug laws.In addition, council members rejected new zoning regulations...
Queensland medical cannabis legislation

Queensland medicinal cannabis legislation set for April debate

Australia's "most progressive" medicinal cannabis legislation, which would give more sick Queenslanders access to the presently illegal drug, has been released for public comment.If passed, the Public Health (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill 2016 would create a...
Florida Discusses Lowering marijuana penalties

Editorial: Lower penalties for small amounts of marijuana

The Pinellas County Commission's unanimous decision this month to discuss lowering the penalty for possessing small amounts of marijuana is a positive step. Commissioners should study the issue carefully and come up with a...
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As marijuana economy grows, High Times aims to be more than a magazine

The image many Americans have of High Times is a magazine that symbolizes counterculture, sitting in the corner of a dorm room, maybe on a beanbag chair. Inside its pages: closeup shots depicting sparkling,...
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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...
Netflix Marijuana

Netflix releases its own marijuana strains in line with ‘Disjointed’ premiere

Netflix has officially taken binge watching to new heights, releasing their own line of show-inspired marijuana strains. According to a press release obtained by Variety, the streaming giant teamed up with a West Hollywood, Calif.,...