Devoted cannabis activist who helped patients long before Washington legalized has died

Published: Dec 7, 2017, 7:32 pm • Updated: Dec 7, 2017, 7:32 pm By Gene Johnson, The Associated Press SEATTLE — JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state who went to sometimes difficult lengths to obtain the drug for the patients she served, has died at age…

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Maryland patients’ long wait finally over as MMJ dispensaries open for business

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 3:33 pm • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 7:28 pm By Brian Witte, The Associated Press ROCKVILLE, Md. — Maryland began the sale of medical marijuana to residents in pain on Friday, ending years of delays by embarking on a program that features some of the most…

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Massachusetts moratoriums may mean long drives for legal marijuana

Published: Nov 13, 2017, 11:05 am • Updated: Nov 13, 2017, 11:05 am By Chris Lisinski,  lowell Sun LOWELL, Mass. — Although retail sales of recreational marijuana can begin in July, many customers across northern Massachusetts may have to travel significant distances or wait several months to acquire the substance.…

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What’s taking Louisiana’s medical marijuana program so long to get started?

Published: Oct 9, 2017, 3:07 pm • Updated: Oct 9, 2017, 3:37 pm By Melinda Deslatte,  associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — No purses or briefcases allowed. Only transparent trash bags can be used. Randomized routes and delivery times demanded for the product, moved in unmarked vehicles. Constant surveillance expected.…

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Long Islanders will have two medical marijuana home delivery options

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 10:55 am • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 10:55 am By Yancey Roy, Newsday A second medical marijuana company said Thursday it plans to expand home delivery to patients in certain counties, including Nassau and Suffolk. Columbia Care NY, one of 10 companies licensed to manufacture and…

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Creator of the “Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers” reflects on weed’s long, strange trip

Published: Sep 18, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Sep 18, 2017, 1:43 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Once upon a time, many decades ago during a mythical time known as “The 60s” America’s counterculture conceived a new art and literary genre known as “underground comix.” Before animojis, emojis,…

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Photos: Nevada recreational marijuana shoppers greeted by long lines on first day of sales

Published: Jul 1, 2017, 2:04 pm • Updated: Jul 1, 2017, 2:20 pm By Regina Garcia Cano, The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — More than 100 people were in line at one Las Vegas-area dispensary Saturday morning as Nevada became the latest state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana…

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