Rep. Barbara Lee introduces companion House bill to Marijuana Justice Act

Published: Jan 17, 2018, 4:31 pm • Updated: Jan 17, 2018, 6:03 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff California Congresswoman Barbara Lee is championing Sen. Cory Booker’s Marijuana Justice Act in the House of Representatives. Lee on Wednesday introduced a companion House bill to Booker’s legislative effort to end…

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Vermont House passes marijuana legalization bill. Senate to vote next week

Published: Jan 4, 2018, 4:37 pm • Updated: Jan 4, 2018, 4:37 pm By The Associated Press Lawmakers in the Vermont House passed a proposal that would make the Green Mountain State the latest to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. House lawmakers spent much of the day Thursday, with…

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Cannabis firms Canopy Growth, Organa and Green House team up on a joint venture in Ontario

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 1:53 pm • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 1:55 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Three well-known players in the cannabis industry have partnered in the operation of an Ontario indoor cultivation facility, a site they say could serve as a springboard for international expansion. Canadian…

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8 extremely convincing reasons you shouldn’t visit a haunted house while high

Published: Oct 24, 2017, 12:23 pm • Updated: Oct 24, 2017, 12:26 pm By Daniel Jones, The Cannabist Staff ‘Tis the season to scare the crap out of yourself at a haunted house. But if you’re thinking of smoking before you go, think again. Haunted houses are downright nightmarish these…

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Exclusive: Snoop Dogg bankrolls marijuana crop in stoner comedy “Grow House”

Published: Sep 25, 2017, 4:20 pm • Updated: Sep 25, 2017, 4:22 pm By The Cannabist Network Back on 4/20, rapper, producer and ganjapreneur Snoop Dogg screened his new flick “Grow House” at several SoCal movie theaters. Now, the film written and directed by DJ Pooh (co-writer of “Friday“) and…

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GOP-led House Rules Committee blocks voting on marijuana amendments

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 10:21 pm • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 11:19 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. House Committee on Rules has blocked a number of marijuana-related amendments from a federal appropriations bill, including the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment. The GOP-led committee’s moves late Wednesday mean multiple amendments protecting existing…

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House rules committee set to hear key marijuana amendments today

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 11:37 am • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 11:51 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A federal legislative committee on Wednesday could determine the fate of several proposals to shore up existing and future marijuana laws, businesses and research. The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on…

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Why does White House’ Anti-Drug Office want Medical Cannabis Patient Records?

Why does White House’ Anti-Drug Office want Medical Cannabis Patient Records? The Deputy Director of the National Marijuana Initiative, Dan Quigley recently sent a request to Massachusetts Health Officials petitioning for bundles of information on their 40,000+ registered medical marijuana patients. For those of you who don’t know what the…

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