World’s First Marijuana Mall Opens In Colorado- But How Do You Get Home?

Entrepreneurs Sean Sheridan and Chris Elkins are preparing to open the World’s First Marijuana Mall in Trinidad, Colorado. They have high expectations for the 5 dispensaries they plan to bring in: “If they’re not doing $ 5 million a year, then we’re not driving enough traffic,” Sheridan said. But the important question we…

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Portland’s Marijuana Enforcement Goes Too Far

(image via wikipedia) Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI), which regulates local marijuana businesses, has greatly exceeded the scope of what is needed by investigating events that allow adults to utilize cannabis. When over 56% of Oregonians voted for Measure 91, legalizing cannabis in the state, with overwhelming support from…

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New State Laws Permit Medical Marijuana Use In Hospitals

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Legislation recently signed into law in Connecticut and Maine permit for the use of medicinal marijuana formulations by hospitalized patients. Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy yesterday signed legislation, HB 5450, to protect nurses who administer medical marijuana to qualified patients in hospital settings from any…

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Los Angeles County Democrats Endorse California Adult Use Of Marijuana Act

Yesterday, the campaign in support of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) announced the official endorsement of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP), the largest Democratic county committee in California and the largest local Democratic Party organization in the nation. The LACDP represents more than 2.4 million registered…

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Oregon’s Cannabis Industry Generates $46M In New Wages

Oregon’s cannabis industry is making a tremendous impact on the state’s economy, according to a new report. The report was written by cannabis consulting companies New Economy Consulting and Whitney Economics. The report is titled “Oregon Cannabis Jobs Report.” It uses data gathered from surveys that were given to dispensaries throughout…

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