Massachusetts cannabis capitalists exploit loopholes by “gifting” before sales start

Published: Feb 1, 2018, 8:56 am • Updated: Feb 1, 2018, 8:56 am By Philip Marcelo, The Associated Press BOSTON — The single bottle of juice delivered to your door will set you back at least $ 55. But the bag of marijuana that comes with it? On the house.…

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Pennsylvania police: “Unlawful” for patients to keep guns obtained before enrolling in MMJ program

Published: Jan 2, 2018, 10:50 am • Updated: Jan 2, 2018, 10:50 am By Sam Wood,  the Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — The town drunk can buy firearms. So can someone who has been involuntarily placed in a mental hospital for a short stay. But anyone who wants to treat Crohn’s…

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Canada May Legalize Recreational Cannabis Before July 1 Now.

Legalization Will Be Sooner Than We Think, Says JT Canadians may have the best Christmas gift of all time: news that legalization will be happening before the expected July 1st deadline, says the Prime Minister. According to Trudeau, cannabis will be legal nationwide by “next summer”. He discussed legalization during…

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Devoted cannabis activist who helped patients long before Washington legalized has died

Published: Dec 7, 2017, 7:32 pm • Updated: Dec 7, 2017, 7:32 pm By Gene Johnson, The Associated Press SEATTLE — JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state who went to sometimes difficult lengths to obtain the drug for the patients she served, has died at age…

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Rush on at Indiana shops to snatch up CBD oil products before they’re pulled

Published: Dec 5, 2017, 2:38 pm • Updated: Dec 5, 2017, 3:24 pm By The Associated Press KOKOMO, Ind. — Stores selling cannabis-derived oils in central Indiana are seeing a spike in sales after the state’s attorney general declared the products illegal with one limited exception. Kokomo store owner Joan…

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Cannabis life hacks: Five reasons you probably shouldn’t smoke weed before a blind date

Published: Aug 22, 2017, 3:54 pm • Updated: Aug 22, 2017, 3:56 pm By Daniel Jones, The Cannabist Staff Your date’s less than 25 minutes away. You’re ready: You look good, feel good — you even smell good. You’re on track to make a positive first impression. But you’re anxious.…

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Ohio docs writing recs for patients to buy medical marijuana in Michigan before rules set

Published: May 30, 2017, 8:03 am • Updated: May 30, 2017, 8:03 am By Mark Gillispie, The Associated Press CLEVELAND — Ohioans wanting medical marijuana have been crossing the border into Michigan, where some Detroit-area dispensaries will sell to out-of-staters who are issued recommendations for cannabis use months ahead of…

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