Majoring in cannabis: New four year degree puts students on the cutting edge of the industry

Published: Oct 23, 2017, 8:15 am • Updated: Oct 23, 2017, 8:15 am By Amber Ferguson, The Washington Post When Alex Roth’s mother sent him an article announcing a new degree program being offered at Northern Michigan University, the sophomore immediately switched his major. Roth is now majoring in cannabis.…

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The Sessions Letters: The first four states to legalize marijuana respond to attorney general’s missives

Published: Aug 25, 2017, 3:39 pm • Updated: Aug 25, 2017, 3:40 pm By The Cannabist Staff Over the past 10 days, the governors of the first four recreational marijuana states sent responses to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ July 24 letters outlining concerns about each state’s program. Sessions’ letter was…

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Four fruity, weed-infused smoothies to lift you up and fight off summer heat

Published: Jun 20, 2017, 11:08 am • Updated: Jun 20, 2017, 11:08 am By Laurie Wolf, The Cannabist Staff So I’ve been on a bit of a cannabis-infused smoothie binge lately. No strange diet or meal-replacement plan, just enjoying the best-of-the-summer bounty. Related: Learn how to make canna-oils at home…

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Four governors team up, urge feds to keep marijuana enforcement status quo

Published: Apr 3, 2017, 1:49 pm • Updated: Apr 3, 2017, 1:54 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Governors in four states have joined forces with a marijuana message for two top officials in the Trump administration. In an open letter, the governors on Monday asked Attorney General Jeff…

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One Out of Four US Senators Is a Marijuana Prohibitionist — Is Yours One of Them?

By Phillip Smith Marijuana legalization now consistently scores majorities in national public opinion polls, marijuana is already legal in four states and the District of Columbia and likely to be legal in a handful more, including California, before year’s end, and the Obama administration has effectively thrown federal pot prohibition…

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Four In Five Illinois Voters Support Medicinal Marijuana But Split On Recreational

(via firedoglake.com) Right now Illinois has a flawed medical marijuana program. Patients aren’t allowed to grow their own medicine, and there is a limited number of conditions that qualify a patient for the program. That’s just two examples out of many of the deficiencies of Illinois’ medical marijuana program. Attempts…

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