Here’s what it looks like when a town uses a lottery system for marijuana biz licenses

Published: Oct 2, 2017, 2:44 pm • Updated: Oct 2, 2017, 3:32 pm By Courtney Tompkins, Long Beach Press-Telegram Officials often boast about doing things the Long Beach way, and Thursday’s lottery drawing for medical marijuana licenses was no different. Shortly after 9 a.m., officials kicked off a process inside…

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What Florida medical marijuana will look like under proposed rules

Published: Jun 19, 2017, 10:56 am • Updated: Jun 19, 2017, 10:57 am By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida health officials have issued their proposed rules to implement the state’s constitutional medical marijuana amendment. The regulations that were released on Friday by the Department of Health…

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Looks like Florida will get at least one more medical marijuana distributor

Published: May 24, 2017, 2:25 pm • Updated: May 24, 2017, 2:25 pm By The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An administrative ruling has paved the way for at least one more medical marijuana distributing organization in Florida. Division of Administrative Hearings Judge John Van Landingham ruled on Tuesday that…

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What it’s like to be a cannabis cultivation entrepreneur: Interview with Colorado’s Veritas Fine Cannabis

Published: May 9, 2017, 9:24 pm • Updated: May 10, 2017, 9:43 am By YourHub Staff Business: Veritas Fine CannabisAddress: Produced in Denver, sold in various dispensariesHours: Depending on dispensaryFounded: 2016Contact: 303-500-6577, veritascannabis.com, @TrustVeritasEmployees: 50 Interview with Toby Ripsom and Mike Leibowitz, founding partners Q: How did you get involved in this business?A: Toby: I moved…

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What will Colorado do when the price of cannabis drops like a bowling ball?

Published: Apr 18, 2017, 5:16 pm • Updated: Apr 18, 2017, 5:32 pm By Chuck Plunkett, The Denver Post The Denver Post opinion pages solicited commentary from various marijuana policy and industry leaders, as well as the public, for a special cannabis-themed edition of the Sunday Perspective section the weekend…

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Colorado Rep. Polis introduces bill to decriminalize marijuana and regulate like alcohol

Published: Mar 30, 2017, 8:15 am • Updated: Mar 30, 2017, 8:59 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado Rep. Jared Polis’ has introduced a bill that would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and regulate it like alcohol. U.S. Rep. Polis, D-Colorado, on Thursday reintroduced the Marijuana Revenue…

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Simon2Zion: I haven’t smoked in a few days, and this morning it felt like I forgot how to.

Simon2Zion: I haven’t smoked in a few days, and this morning it felt like I forgot how to. I’m drinking my morning coffee, and toking my morning toke, as usual. However, I immediately start hacking like I have a furry invisible hairball as soon as the smoke hit the back…

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