Recreational sales could start this weekend in another big Nevada city

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 2:34 pm • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 2:53 pm By The Associated Press HENDERSON, Nev. — A city outside Las Vegas has approved the sale of recreational marijuana nearly four months after sales began across Nevada. The Henderson City Council on Tuesday approved applications from five…

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Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer testifies that medical marijuana could solve opioid crisis

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 4:50 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 5:04 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff As it slowly acknowledges the depths of the opioid epidemic, Congress is failing to recognize that medical marijuana may be a simple and effective solution, Rep. Earl Blumenauer said Wednesday. The…

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Louisiana’s medical marijuana patients could get access by mid-2018

Published: Sep 18, 2017, 2:12 pm • Updated: Sep 18, 2017, 2:12 pm By Melinda Deslatte, The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana State University has completed its contract with the company that will grow medical marijuana for the school and said Monday the drug is expected to reach…

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Second-biggest city in Nevada lifts weed ban; sales could start in weeks

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 12:51 pm • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 12:51 pm By Chris Kudialis, Las Vegas Sun Pot shoppers in Henderson will soon be able to legally purchase the plant for recreational use after the Henderson City Council voted Tuesday to end a moratorium that had been in…

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3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could be Replaced by Marijuana

3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could Be Replaced by Marijuana1.     Opioid-Based PainkillersSo why is Big Pharma investing millions of dollars every year in researching and creating its own marijuana-based pain killers?  Because Big Pharma recognizes medicinal marijuana outshines typical medications in many ways, and the prescriptions drug companies do…

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Could Trump’s declaration of opioids as national emergency be used for Sessions’ war on drugs?

Published: Aug 10, 2017, 2:56 pm • Updated: Aug 10, 2017, 4:22 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post President Donald Trump on Thursday said he considers the opioid crisis to be “a national emergency,” starting a process aimed at giving the federal and state governments more resources and flexibility…

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