Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid

SALT LAKE CITY — Voters in conservative Utah have decided to join the growing number of states legalizing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid to cover tens of thousands more low-income residents, two issues that had long stalled out with conservative state lawmakers. Utah will be on the list of more…

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Latest Gallup poll: Americans favor marijuana legalization more than ever

Published: Oct 25, 2017, 8:16 am • Updated: Oct 25, 2017, 8:33 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Americans’ support for marijuana legalization has reached a new high, the latest Gallup poll shows. Gallup poll results released Wednesday found that 64 percent of adult survey respondents said they thought…

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Smoke-Free Alternatives: A Breakdown of the Latest 2017 Cannabis Trends

Gone are the days when the benefits of cannabis could only be obtained through smoking flower. Today scientists have devised a myriad of ways to enjoy the medicinal value of cannabis, including nasal, sublingual and topical delivery methods. These novel marijuana delivery technologies are growing in popularity as new demographics…

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Latest in Maryland medical marijuana quagmire: Company asks judge to block any further licenses

Published: May 16, 2017, 12:06 pm • Updated: May 16, 2017, 12:06 pm By The Associated Press BALTIMORE — A medical marijuana company is seeking an emergency motion forbidding the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission from issuing any final licenses to grow the drug. The Baltimore Sun reports that Alternative Medicine…

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How do cops feel about marijuana decriminalization? What the latest survey shows

Published: Jan 11, 2017, 8:49 am • Updated: Jan 11, 2017, 8:49 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post A Pew Research Center survey of nearly 8,000 police officers finds that more than two-thirds of them say that marijuana use should be legal for either personal or medical use. The…

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In wake of Arizona recreational pot rejection, here are the state’s latest cannabis market projections

Published: Dec 6, 2016, 10:51 am • Updated: Dec 6, 2016, 10:51 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Arizona’s medical marijuana market could hit $ 681 million in sales by 2020, but the state’s share of the overall U.S. legal cannabis market likely will peak next year, new market…

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