Wisconsin plan would cut off Medicaid and food stamps for those who refuse drug test

Published: May 25, 2017, 10:28 am • Updated: May 25, 2017, 10:28 am By Scott Bauer, The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could…

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Why generating marijuana seeds at home from a clone is a complex endeavor

Published: May 24, 2017, 1:27 pm • Updated: May 24, 2017, 1:42 pm By Jorge Cervantes, The Cannabist staff Renowned grower Jorge Cervantes will answer readers’ questions and give advice on all things related to the cannabis plant. Got a question for Jorge? Email him at jorge@marijuanagrowing.com. Editor’s Note: Laws…

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Most Americans Believe Alcohol and Sugar Are Worse Than Marijuana

Most Americans believe Alcohol is worse than Marijuana With cannabis becoming more popular every single day, a research firm went out to see how Americans view the danger profile of cannabis vs alcohol. According to the study, most Americans thing that alcohol is far more dangerous than cannabis. This despite…

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Looks like Florida will get at least one more medical marijuana distributor

Published: May 24, 2017, 2:25 pm • Updated: May 24, 2017, 2:25 pm By The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An administrative ruling has paved the way for at least one more medical marijuana distributing organization in Florida. Division of Administrative Hearings Judge John Van Landingham ruled on Tuesday that…

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Report: Medical marijuana could poach more than $4B from pharma sales annually

Published: May 24, 2017, 8:19 am • Updated: May 24, 2017, 8:35 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff If the United States legalized medical marijuana for conditions such as chronic pain, anxiety and seizures, cannabis could siphon more than $ 4 billion annually from the nation’s pharmaceutical industry, a…

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Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legalization bill: “We must get this right”

Published: May 24, 2017, 10:30 am • Updated: May 24, 2017, 10:41 am By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Republican Gov. Phil Scott said Wednesday that he planned to veto a bill making Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana but indicated that he was willing to work…

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