NFL commissioner calls marijuana “addictive” and questions smoking risks

Published: Apr 28, 2017, 12:07 pm • Updated: Apr 28, 2017, 12:36 pm By Nicki Jhabvala, The Denver Post NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he’s open to considering marijuana use for players to treat football-related pain. But he’s not completely sold on the idea of players lighting up. “I think…

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Maryland governor orders disparity study of minority participation in medical marijuana industry

Published: Apr 28, 2017, 7:48 am • Updated: Apr 28, 2017, 8:10 am By Brian Witte, The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday ordered a study of the state’s developing medical marijuana industry to ensure opportunities for minority participation. Hogan directed the Governor’s Office of…

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Boulder sheriff investigating role of illegal marijuana grow in triple homicide: 100 plants found

Published: Apr 28, 2017, 9:33 am • Updated: Apr 28, 2017, 9:35 am By John Bear, Daily Camera Boulder County Sheriff’s Office investigators announced on Thursday afternoon that they removed more than 100 marijuana plants from the Coal Creek Canyon home where three people were found dead earlier this month.…

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Cannabist Show: He’s the new Editor of The Cannabist; He makes award-winning CBD edibles

Published: Apr 27, 2017, 2:02 pm • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 2:16 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: New Editor-in-chief of The Cannabist Alex Pasquariello and Incredibles Founder and President Bob Eschino. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  The new East Coast versus West Coast is going to be over…

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New federal bill would allow banking for marijuana businesses

Published: Apr 27, 2017, 12:20 pm • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 12:25 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana businesses can’t openly bank and congressman Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., is hoping to change that. Perlmutter on Thursday introduced the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), legislation that…

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Update: After meeting with Sessions, Colorado gov thinks AG unlikely to crack down on marijuana

Published: Apr 27, 2017, 2:56 pm • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 7:00 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Following a face-to-face meeting with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said he doesn’t think a federal crackdown is imminent for his state or others that have legalized…

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Colorado towns face lawsuits over points-based marijuana licensing systems

Published: Apr 27, 2017, 6:04 am • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 7:40 am By John Aguilar, The Denver Post Cities and towns in Colorado have devised all sorts of ways to decide how many pot shops can open and where, but two communities using a points-based system to evaluate and…

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