Bill creating Colorado marijuana delivery pilot program rolls forward

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 1:28 pm • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 1:28 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A bill to create a marijuana delivery pilot program in Colorado rolled through a key legislative committee Wednesday. The House Finance Committee on an 8 – 5 vote advanced House Bill…

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In spite of Jeff Sessions, criminal justice reform still moving forward

Published: Oct 6, 2017, 9:41 am • Updated: Oct 6, 2017, 9:41 am By The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board The following editorial appeared in The San Diego Union-Tribune on Friday, Oct. 6: When it comes to criminal justice, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is an unreconstructed throwback to the tough-on-crime…

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Georgia moves forward on decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana, expanding medical cannabis

Published: Feb 28, 2017, 11:53 am • Updated: Feb 28, 2017, 11:53 am By The Associated Press ATLANTA — A Senate panel in the Georgia General Assembly has approved legislation that would reduce the punishment for possessing small amounts of marijuana. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance the…

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Hawaii Medical Marijuana Moves Forward with Cultivator Licenses

Hawaii medical marijuana moves forward with cultivator licenses as the state just named it’s third cannabis cultivator, Manoa Botanicals. The company got the green light from officials to begin growing the plant in their production center on Oahu. That means the state of Hawaii says they can obtain seeds, and grow…

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Cannabis For Cerebral Palsy Moves Forward With Science

Cannabis for Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy is an incurable disorder affecting the areas of the brain that are responsible for movement, muscle tone, and posture. Typically, symptoms of cerebral palsy manifest themselves before 3 years old afterwhich the condition eventually leads to other symptoms, making it more difficult for patients…

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Utah bill allowing universities to study medical marijuana moves forward

Published: Jan 31, 2017, 6:50 am • Updated: Jan 31, 2017, 6:50 am By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah proposal that would allow universities to study medical marijuana has cleared its first committee meeting. Members of a House health and human services committee voted unanimously Monday…

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Utah medical marijuana legislation unlikely to move forward this year

Published: Jan 27, 2017, 1:27 pm • Updated: Jan 27, 2017, 1:27 pm By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers have decided to scale back their plans for medical marijuana legislation, opting to focus on research this year rather than making any policy decisions. Four Republican lawmakers…

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Looking ‘Future Forward,’ 2016 Cannabist Awards honor marijuana industry’s biggest innovators, influencers

Published: Nov 17, 2016, 1:55 pm • Updated: Nov 17, 2016, 1:55 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff California’s lieutenant governor, Dr. Bronner’s, Vicente Sederberg LLC and a host of others were honored with Pinneapple d’Or trophies at the 2016 Cannabist Awards on Wednesday night in Las Vegas. In…

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