Can You Still Get in Legal Trouble in States with Legalized Cannabis? Can You Use Marijuana in Public in Those States?

Thanks to the widespread legalization of marijuana in more than half of the states in America, cannabis has exploded as a legalized industry, impacting a variety of different revenue sources for communities. From high-paying jobs in cultivation technology and greenhouse growing to dispensary shops, enforcement, and certification to fines for…

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Another state starts thinking about cashing in on the benefits of legal marijuana

Published: Mar 15, 2017, 9:12 am • Updated: Mar 15, 2017, 9:12 am Via The Associated Press. The following appeared in the (Washington, Pennsylvania) Observer-Reporter. According to a piece that appeared a couple of years back in The (Philadelphia) Inquirer, authorities in Pennsylvania were arresting about 21,000 people annually for…

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Marijuana and Employment: What to do if Marijuana is Legal in your State

Marijuana and Employment: In the last decade, the use of marijuana has changed dramatically across the country. What could at one point lead to jail time and judgement by your peers eventually proved itself to be useful for medical treatment, and in some states even approved for recreational use. Unfortunately,…

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Marijuana Isn’t Legal in Missouri, But it’s Less Illegal Than it Used to be!

Missouri marijuana laws have changed in 2017.  Is marijuana legal in Missouri?  Marijuana isn’t legal in Missouri; but it’s less illegal than it used to be.  Here is why: Up until January 1, 2017, possession of any amount of marijuana, no matter how small, was considered at least a Class…

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Colorado Gov. on “Meet the Press”: It’s unclear whether Trump administration could stop legal marijuana

Published: Feb 27, 2017, 7:34 am • Updated: Feb 27, 2017, 7:45 am By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post A guest on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper downplayed the possibility that the Trump administration would take aim at Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry, saying legalization’s inclusion in…

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Donald Trump won’t “turn his back” on Colorado when it comes to legal marijuana, GOP lawmaker says

Published: Feb 27, 2017, 11:07 am • Updated: Feb 27, 2017, 11:07 am By John Frank, The Denver Post A top Republican lawmaker in Colorado is casting doubt on whether Donald Trump’s administration will crack down on the legalization of marijuana, saying the new president wouldn’t “turn his back” on…

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Legal marijuana businesses could add up to $5M per year to Alaskan peninsula’s economy

Published: Feb 17, 2017, 11:10 am • Updated: Feb 17, 2017, 11:10 am By Associated Press KENAI, Alaska — With several marijuana businesses up and running on the Kenai Peninsula in south-central Alaska, industry estimates show the businesses could contribute $ 5.3 million annually to the local economy. Eight marijuana…

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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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