How many Californians will be able to buy recreational marijuana on Jan. 1?

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 11:28 am • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 11:33 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Forget ushering in the New Year by buying legal weed from a California dispensary as the clock strikes midnight. But some shops should be selling recreational marijuana by the time you…

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The Many Reasons Cannabis is a Medicine Worth Legalizing

28 states in the United States, as well as many other countries around the world, have legalized medical marijuana – with some even legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Canada, under the Liberal Government, recently proposed a bill legalizing not only medical marijuana, but also recreational marijuana.  There are many…

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The Many Reasons Cannabis is a Medicine Worth Legalizing

28 states in the United States, as well as many other countries around the world, have legalized medical marijuana – with some even legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Canada, under the Liberal Government, recently proposed a bill legalizing not only medical marijuana, but also recreational marijuana.  There are many…

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With exactly one year to go, many details of Ohio medical marijuana program still up in air

Published: Sep 8, 2017, 9:05 am • Updated: Sep 8, 2017, 9:32 am By Alan Johnson, The Columbus Dispatch In exactly one year, Ohioans with qualifying health conditions are, by law, supposed to be able to buy medical marijuana. But will they? “Absolutely,” said Ohio Commerce Director Jacqueline T. Williams,…

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Many Americans use Cannabis for Chronic Pain Because it is Better than Opioids

CANNABIS FOR CHRONIC PAIN Currently, 1/3 America suffers from chronic pain, defined as pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks. It commonly coincides alongside secondary symptoms and conditions, from trouble sleeping to a weakened immune system to anxiety and depression. The problem with chronic pain and other health conditions, however,…

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Social use marijuana clubs will soon be legal in Denver, but how many will open?

Published: Aug 22, 2017, 9:02 am • Updated: Aug 22, 2017, 9:55 am By Kristen Nichols, The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado’s largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs. But Denver’s elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly coffee shops and gathering places…

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Secret Service realizes it’s losing too many applicants by banning habitual weed users

Published: Jun 6, 2017, 1:17 pm • Updated: Jun 6, 2017, 1:18 pm By James McClure, Civilized Former cannabis users won’t have as tough of a time applying for the Secret Service. Last week, CNN reported that the agency tasked with protecting the president’s life is hoping to grow their…

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How many lights do you need in a greenhouse? Our expert weighs in

Published: Jan 30, 2017, 11:43 am • Updated: Jan 30, 2017, 11:43 am By Jorge Cervantes, The Cannabist staff Renowned grower Jorge Cervantes will answer readers’ questions and give advice on all things related to the cannabis plant. Got a question for Jorge? Email him at jorge@marijuanagrowing.com. Editor’s Note: Laws…

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