Will weed light new fire for Nevada tourism? State agency wants to find out

Published: Jul 5, 2017, 4:34 pm • Updated: Jul 6, 2017, 1:32 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana won’t be part of any official Nevada tourism campaigns in the near future, but the Silver State’s marketing gurus aren’t necessarily folding on the idea for the long-term. The Nevada…

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Massachusetts Legalization Regulations: Senate and House Must Find Common Ground

Massachusetts House and Senate members have until the end of the month to hammer out a bill that would amend the marijuana legalization measure approved by voters in November. The two chambers approved separate bills aimed at overhauling the voter-approved law legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Massachusetts. The…

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UN Drug Office can’t find a single cannabis drug overdose, despite it being most widely-consumed drug

Published: Jun 28, 2017, 4:13 pm • Updated: Jun 28, 2017, 5:18 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has released its 2017 World Drug Report, covering 2015 statistics from around the world. The report finds that cannabis is the most…

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Charitable cannabis companies find giving back isn’t as easy as you’d think

Published: Feb 3, 2017, 6:59 am • Updated: Feb 3, 2017, 7:02 am By Joe Vaccarelli, The Denver Post Tim Cullen ran into an unexpected obstacle recently when he decided it was time his cannabis business should start donating money to nonprofit organizations. “I have been shocked at how few places…

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Are you a sophisticated stoner hoping to find love? Well, there’s a marijuana matchmaker to help

Published: Jan 16, 2017, 9:08 am • Updated: Jan 16, 2017, 10:37 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Orange County Register Reality dating shows like “The Bachelor” and “The Millionaire Matchmaker” have made it a familiar scene: Attractive singles gather in a chic location to toast cocktails, exchange banter and…

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