Risk of stoned driver crashes grows as legal marijuana spreads across U.S., according to study

As the push to legalize marijuana gains momentum, so is evidence that more permissive policies on the drug are putting motorists at risk. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found, in a study to be released on Thursday, that traffic accidents are rising in states that have legalized recreational marijuana.…

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FBI, DEA orchestrate massive raid of suspected illegal marijuana grow operations across Denver metro area

Drug Enforcement Administration and FBI agents joined state and local agencies in a massive, coordinated raid of more than a dozen suspected illegal marijuana growing operations across the Denver metro area Thursday morning, federal officials say. Drug investigators began serving judicial warrants to suspected drug trafficking locations following a lengthy…

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Denver marijuana sales reach record high of $587 million, sales across state continue to rise

Denver dispensaries sold more than $ 587 million in marijuana in 2017 even as sales in shops in other parts of the state continue to grow. Retail sales totaled $ 377 million in Denver, according to the city’s annual report on the marijuana industry released Thursday. The city’s revenue from all marijuana…

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Marijuana supporters, critics across the US weigh in on 4/20

America’s marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday : Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group. Nine of those states and Washington, D.C., also have broad legalization where adults 21 and older can use pot for any reason. Michigan could…

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Man flees weed-filled car, runs across highway, calls Uber during wild chase with cops

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 12:12 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 12:12 pm By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Utah police say a man hailed an Uber during a wild chase that ended with officers finding 15 packages of marijuana in the car he’d been riding in. A…

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Legal Cannabis Is Saving Communities Across The Country

Cannabis Revives Towns Across The United States Lives aren’t the only thing that cannabis is saving in the United States. Entire towns throughout the country are benefiting from money being pumped into them through the legal cannabis industry. The economic boost the industry has given has significantly reduced homelessness, unemployment,…

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Former MMJ execs in hot water for allegedly shipping $500,000 worth of cannabis oil across state lines

Published: Feb 7, 2017, 1:47 pm • Updated: Feb 7, 2017, 1:51 pm By Kyle Potter,  associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — Prosecutors in Minnesota filed felony charges Monday against two former officials from one of the state’s licensed medical marijuana manufacturers for allegedly shipping marijuana oil to a subsidiary…

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