The California Cannabis Industry: Insights From The First Half Of 2018

The California Cannabis Industry: Insights From The First Half Of 2018 The cannabis industry is big business, but it’s only about to get bigger. As of today, there are 30 states that have legalized medical use of cannabis, even Oklahoma, famous for being largely Republican. Additionally, 9 of these states…

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Colorado denies widow half of late husband’s workers’ compensation due to his marijuana use

DENVER — The state of Colorado is denying half the workers’ compensation death benefits to a woman whose husband died while working on a ski lift because he had marijuana in his system. KMGH-TV reports Erika Lee’s husband, Adam Lee, was crushed to death in December underneath a ski escalator…

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After sounding alarm about increased crime, Sessions credits Trump with crime rate drop in first half of 2017

Published: Jan 25, 2018, 1:46 pm • Updated: Jan 25, 2018, 1:46 pm By Glenn Kessler, The Washington Post “In 2017, we brought cases against more violent criminals than in any year in decades. We charged the most federal firearm prosecutions in a decade. We convicted nearly 500 human traffickers…

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Colorado drags down national marijuana prices in first half of 2017

Published: Oct 2, 2017, 10:59 am • Updated: Oct 2, 2017, 10:59 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The price of a pound of legal marijuana continues to plummet in 2017, according to a new report tracking the commodity’s U.S. spot price index. Wholesale cannabis prices dropped 18.6 percent…

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Michigan cannabis legalization advocates have raised half a million dollars to get on 2018 ballot

Published: Aug 21, 2017, 9:04 am • Updated: Aug 21, 2017, 9:22 am By David Eggert, The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — Faced with an unreceptive Legislature, advocates for marijuana legalization, guaranteed paid sick leave and a host of other bills are banking that you will embrace them at the…

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Half Of People Who Use CBD Products Stop Using Pharmaceutical Drugs

Survey Shows That Almost Half Of People Who Use CBD Products Stop Using Pharmaceutical Drugs A recent article on Forbes written by Debra Borchardt discusses the results of the largest survey ever done analyzing cannabidiol (CBD) use, with interesting, albeit not surprising, results. CBD is a non-psychoactive compound in cannabis;…

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‘Major milestone’: Colorado hits half a billion in cannabis tax revenue

Published: Jul 19, 2017, 7:54 am • Updated: Jul 19, 2017, 11:39 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana advocates are trumpeting a Colorado milestone: More than $ 500 million in revenue for the state since recreational cannabis sales started in 2014. The medical and recreational cannabis tax revenue…

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Medical Marijuana in Michigan: Half glass empty or glass half full?

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest By Jamie Goswick It’s been a whirlwind of a month in Michigan. First, the state passed a set of bills (HB4209, HB4210 and HB4827) implementing a new licensing system for the state’s medical marijuana program, which was then quickly passed by the house and…

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