7 Common Women’s Health Issues Cannabis Could Dramatically Improve

While medical cannabis remains illegal at the federal level, over half of U.S. states have passed legislation allowing cannabis use for treatment purposes. The current presidential administration made many cannabis activists nervous, but the midterm elections brought in new hope that one day, the FDA will recognize the herb for…

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Gov. John Hickenlooper issues health warning on marijuana cultivated by Colorado Wellness Centers

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper issued an executive order along with a health and safety advisory Wednesday warning people not to use marijuana cultivated by Colorado Wellness Centers because the company used unapproved pesticides. The company, which also does business as Lush, allegedly used off-label pesticides called pyriproxyfen while cultivating marijuana,…

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California issues first licenses to get new era of cannabis market off the ground

Published: Dec 15, 2017, 7:50 am • Updated: Dec 15, 2017, 7:50 am By Michael R. Blood and Julie Watson, Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s legal marijuana market is finally, fitfully, taking shape. The state on Thursday issued the first batch of business licenses to sell and transport recreational-use…

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Michigan issues emergency medical marijuana rules

Published: Dec 5, 2017, 8:02 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2017, 8:02 am By David Eggert, The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder issued rules Monday policing medical marijuana businesses, less than two weeks before the state begins accepting license applications under a new regulatory system. The emergency…

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California issues emergency marijuana rules with 45 days to go to recreational sales

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 4:00 pm • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 4:01 pm By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The largest legal marijuana marketplace in the U.S. is taking shape — at least on paper. California regulators released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state’s…

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Op-ed: America’s past holds clues for solving current issues with marijuana industry

Published: Oct 20, 2017, 12:28 pm • Updated: Oct 20, 2017, 12:56 pm By Nick Johnson, Special To The Cannabist Marijuana might not have given many Americans a hangover, but prohibition certainly did. In 1917, Colorado banned cultivation and sale of the drug cannabis, a peripheral yet legal medicine in…

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