Nevada has legalized weed, but politicians still deciding where you’ll be able to buy it

Published: Mar 17, 2017, 9:20 am • Updated: Mar 17, 2017, 9:21 am By The Associated Press GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Douglas County Planning Commission has voted to ban the sale of marijuana throughout the county. The amendment the panel approved unanimously Tuesday prohibits “marijuana establishments” in all the county’s…

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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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‘Something’s going to have to give’: An untenable conflict between feds, legalized states

Published: Mar 6, 2017, 12:15 pm • Updated: Mar 6, 2017, 12:33 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Legal weed is at a crossroads. While some cannabis legalization proponents claim their movement has grown too big to fail, it has also proved too significant for the federal government to…

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Cannabis Caucus: Congressional colleagues from legalized states join forces

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 12:32 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 1:59 pm By Mark K. Matthews and Alicia Wallace, The Denver Post WASHINGTON — Marijuana now has its own official club in Congress, thanks to Colorado congressman Jared Polis and three of his colleagues. The Boulder lawmaker on Thursday…

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Falling prices mean trouble for states that have legalized marijuana

Published: Jan 18, 2017, 12:20 pm • Updated: Jan 18, 2017, 12:20 pm By Keith Humphreys, The Washington Post The arrival of 2017 will bring many changes to the country, including falling marijuana prices in states that have legalized a recreational market. Cannabis users may cheer this news, but it…

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Sad trombone: This newly legalized state won’t reap pot taxes next year

Published: Dec 6, 2016, 8:08 am • Updated: Dec 6, 2016, 8:08 am By The Associated Press BOSTON — Massachusetts officials aren’t expecting any quick financial windfall from the state’s new recreational marijuana law. Related: Why legal retail marijuana in Massachusetts is a political game-changer for the East Coast State…

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Voters legalized Nevada marijuana, now law enforcement officials are debating over this hot topic

Published: Nov 18, 2016, 7:53 am • Updated: Nov 18, 2016, 7:53 am By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Law enforcement officials in Nevada are split about whether to prosecute marijuana possession cases since a newly approved Nevada initiative will make recreational pot legal in less than six weeks.…

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Finally decided: Maine has legalized recreational marijuana in uber-close vote

Published: Nov 10, 2016, 2:28 pm • Updated: Nov 10, 2016, 3:48 pm By Patrick Whittle, The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine — Maine residents have voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use in their state. The final results on the referendum were tabulated on Thursday. The count took nearly two…

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