The 2015 Colorado Marijuana Tax Revenues For Schools Has Already Passed The 2014 Totals

I went to public schools my entire childhood, from pre-school through 12th grade. If there is one thing that I know about public schools, it’s that they never, ever have enough money. Growing up, I constantly heard about budget cuts, would see my teachers spending their own money on supplies…

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Seattle City Council Unanimously Passes Measure To Shutdown Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Safe access to medical marijuana for patients has been under attack for some time now in Washington. In May the Seattle City Council proposed a measure that would shut down most of the medical marijuana dispensaries in Seattle. Yesterday the Seattle City Council voted, and the result was not favorable…

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Study: Medical Marijuana Access Associated With Reduced Opioid Abuse

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director States that permit qualified patients to access medical marijuana via dispensaries possess lower rates of opioid addiction and overdose deaths, according to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, a non-partisan think-tank. Researchers from the RAND Corporation and the University of…

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Campaign To Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol In Massachusetts To Be Headed By Former Assistant Attorney General

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol announced Wednesday that Will Luzier will lead the campaign in support of a 2016 ballot initiative to end marijuana prohibition in Massachusetts. Luzier, a former Massachusetts assistant attorney general, served as executive director of the Massachusetts Interagency Council on Substance Abuse and Prevention…

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Don’t Miss The Oregon Medical Marijauna Business Conference In Portland This September

Alex Rogers and Anthony Johnson are two long-time cannabis activists that have been working to end the War on Marijuana for years. Alex was mentored by the late Jack Herer and Anthony was the Chief Petitioner and a co-author of the Measure 91 legalization measure. In addition to working to…

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Hall, Demboski’s Marijuana Ordinance Is A Dopey Idea

The below message was sent to me via e-mail: Anchorage Assembly members Ernie Hall and Amy Demboski will introduce four marijuana-related ordinances at tonight’s assembly meeting. The primary ordinance says that marijuana must be kept in the trunk of one’s vehicle. “Voters legalized marijuana for people 21-years-old and up,” says…

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Results From PatientsLikeMe Survey Highlight Patient Beliefs About Medical Marijuana

I received the following e-mail and figured I’d post it for discussion: A new survey of 219 PatientsLikeMe members has found that patients with certain conditions who use medical marijuana believe it is the best available treatment for them, with fewer side effects than other options and few risks. The survey, conducted in…

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Oregon’s Cannabis Creative Conference Adds Investment Forum To Educate Entrepreneurs And Investors

The upcoming Cannabis Creative Conference, slated for July 29 and 30 at the Oregon Expo Center in Portland, has added an Investment Forum on July 28 to help investors and entrepreneurs profit in the newly legalized marijuana industry. The forum is presented by the Marijuana Investor Summit. Taught by financial…

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