Soccer Mom Caught With Multimillion Dollar Cannabis Grow – No Charges Filed, No Arrest Made

Soccer Mom Caught With Multimillion Dollar Cannabis Grow – No Charges Filed, No Arrest Made A San Bernardino mother was taken into custody by authorities after cops discovered a massive unlicensed cannabis grow in her home with more than 24,000 plants. Stephanie Smith, 43, was the target of a raid…

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California issues first licenses to get new era of cannabis market off the ground

Published: Dec 15, 2017, 7:50 am • Updated: Dec 15, 2017, 7:50 am By Michael R. Blood and Julie Watson, Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s legal marijuana market is finally, fitfully, taking shape. The state on Thursday issued the first batch of business licenses to sell and transport recreational-use…

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San Diego County agrees to return $290,000 to raided cannabis businessman

Published: Dec 14, 2017, 3:50 pm • Updated: Dec 14, 2017, 3:50 pm By The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — With California gearing up to permit the sale of recreational marijuana, San Diego County’s top prosecutor has agreed to return $ 290,000 seized from a cannabis business owner last year.…

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Alcohol Sales Drop 15% In States With Legal Cannabis Programs

New Study Reveals MMJ Reduces Alcohol Consumption Can alcohol and cannabis get along in a free market? Should they? A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University revealed that medical cannabis laws resulted in a 15% decrease in alcohol sales, a trend observed…

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Canadian cannabis companies duke it out in hostile takeover bid

Published: Dec 12, 2017, 10:35 am • Updated: Dec 12, 2017, 10:46 am By Jen Skerritt, Bloomberg The takeover battle between two Canadian medical marijuana producers is turning more acrimonious as CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. is raising new concerns that securities laws may have been violated by Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s C$…

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After a hot summer, Colorado’s cannabis sales cool down

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 6:24 pm • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 6:31 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s cannabis sales have chilled from their seasonal summer highs. After three consecutive months of $ 136 million in combined recreational and medical cannabis sales, Colorado’s marijuana dispensaries recorded nearly $ 121.6…

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Why Exposure to Cannabis Advertisement Doesn’t Increase Youth Usage

Exposure to Cannabis Advertisement Doesn’t Increase Youth Usage Platforms like Facebook, Google and all the other tech giants don’t allow people to advertise cannabis related content (technically). Similarly, organizations like the FCC also want to limit the exposure of cannabis related ads on television. Why you may ask? Because according…

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