Cannabis Caucus: Congressional colleagues from legalized states join forces

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 12:32 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 1:59 pm By Mark K. Matthews and Alicia Wallace, The Denver Post WASHINGTON — Marijuana now has its own official club in Congress, thanks to Colorado congressman Jared Polis and three of his colleagues. The Boulder lawmaker on Thursday…

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Microdosing Weed: From Medical-Use Only to a Lifestyle Supplement

Cannabis is going from medical-use only to a lifestyle supplement as more states go recreational. In both pioneering states like Colorado, and new adult-use states like California, there’s a new trend emerging: Microdosing Weed.  Products like Root of it All‘s cannabis-infused essential oils, and low-dose Kiva Confections are prime examples…

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Mail fail: Alaska pot store raids were prompted by tip from post office

Published: Feb 13, 2017, 9:41 am • Updated: Feb 13, 2017, 9:41 am By The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska marijuana regulators say a tip from the U.S. Postal Service prompted Thursday’s raids on seven pot retail stores. The Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office says it was notified by…

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House bill seeks to protect individuals in legal marijuana states from the feds

Published: Feb 10, 2017, 1:10 pm • Updated: Feb 10, 2017, 1:10 pm By Daniel M. Jimenez, The Cannifornian Could Congress step into the breach and prevent the federal government from shutting down states’ efforts to legalize cannabis? A new bill by a California representative seeks to do exactly that.…

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Cannabist Show: He went from patient to grower; He wants to fire up your emojis

Published: Feb 10, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Feb 10, 2017, 10:03 am By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Kushmoji creator Ben Tyson and Danny Sloat co-founder of AlpinStash. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Entering the cannabis industry as a patient, after crediting medical marijuana with saving your life. • …

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More Colorado businesses dropping pot from pre-employment drug tests

Published: Feb 3, 2017, 8:08 am • Updated: Feb 3, 2017, 9:35 am By Danika Worthington, The Denver Post Marijuana testing by Colorado businesses has slowly declined over the past two years as 7 percent dropped the drug from pre-employment tests while 3 percent removed it from all drug tests.…

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11 Surprising Findings From The Biggest Study On Cannabis Ever Done

11 Surprising Findings From The Biggest Study On Cannabis Ever Done Despite more legal access to cannabis, there are still so many things we don’t fully understand about the plant. However, anecdotal evidence about the potent healing properties of cannabis on hundreds of different illnesses continues to rise, and more…

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ACLU demands Denver police stop targeting and ejecting suspected marijuana users from parks

Published: Jan 25, 2017, 5:08 pm • Updated: Jan 25, 2017, 5:08 pm By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post The ACLU of Colorado demanded the Denver Parks Department stop enforcing a directive authorizing police to eject people suspected of illegal drug activity from city parks, saying it targets homeless people…

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Marijuana activists will be far from alone at Inauguration Day protests

Published: Jan 19, 2017, 12:00 pm • Updated: Jan 19, 2017, 12:00 pm By Theresa Vargas, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – If all goes as planned, Ethan Miller will be standing among 100 people near one of the checkpoints to enter the inauguration viewing area on Friday, loudly chanting: “When…

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