The GOP congressman who said a nuke could be smuggled in a ‘bale of marijuana?’ He didn’t come up with the idea.

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 7:27 am • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 7:27 am By Aaron Blake, The Washington Post A Republican member of Congress just said something pretty odd on TV. Rep. Trent Franks (Ariz.) told CNN on Wednesday morning that a nuclear bomb could be smuggled into the United…

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Rec Pot Businesses Could Be In Trouble Under Trump, Says White House Official Sean Spicer

Rec pot businesses could be in trouble under trump, as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at Thursday’s press briefing that he thinks Americans will see a greater enforcement from the DEA. When asked about President Trump’s stance on the marijuana industry, Spicer said the following: “There’s two distinct…

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Want to weigh in on New Jersey’s MMJ conditions? You could have a chance to do so on Wednesday

Published: Feb 21, 2017, 2:54 pm • Updated: Feb 21, 2017, 2:54 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey is holding a public forum to hear arguments for adding further illnesses and conditions to the state’s list of ailments eligible for medical marijuana treatment. NJ.com reports Wednesday…

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Online Cannabis Classes Are Here, Could You Teach One?

Can You Benefit From These Cannabis Courses? These great schools take higher learning to another level  More institutions are acknowledging the need to provide formal training and education on all things cannabis, a great sign of changing attitudes towards the plant. This week, we’re rounding up 2 schools that are…

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Weed delivered to your front door could be reality under new Colorado bill

Published: Feb 17, 2017, 3:09 pm • Updated: Feb 17, 2017, 3:34 pm By Alicia Wallace and Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Pizza, prescriptions, Prime … pot? A bill introduced this week in the Colorado Senate would open the door for home-delivered recreational and medical marijuana in the state. Senate…

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Legal marijuana businesses could add up to $5M per year to Alaskan peninsula’s economy

Published: Feb 17, 2017, 11:10 am • Updated: Feb 17, 2017, 11:10 am By Associated Press KENAI, Alaska — With several marijuana businesses up and running on the Kenai Peninsula in south-central Alaska, industry estimates show the businesses could contribute $ 5.3 million annually to the local economy. Eight marijuana…

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Could Jeff Sessions Marijuana Policies Bring the Sea Change that Legalization Needs?

Could Jeff Sessions Marijuana Policies Bring the Sea Change that Legalization Needs? Under the Obama administration, the marijuana industry has grown to a billion dollar industry in states like Colorado due to the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment. The amendment kept federal authorities out of stasete-legal businesess. The measure is up for renewal in Congress,…

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A Massachusetts Senator Ignored a Question on Whether Marijuana Could Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic

A Massachusetts Senator ignored a question on whether marijuana could help fight the opioid epidemic. The new head of Health and Human Services (HHS), Tom Price, just ignored Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (MA) letter addressing the future of medical marijuana prior to his swearing in on Friday. Price “chose not to respond…

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