Marijuana tech firm MassRoots to buy CannaRegs for $12 million

Published: Aug 23, 2017, 4:30 pm • Updated: Aug 23, 2017, 4:30 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff MassRoots Inc., a Denver-based marijuana tech and social media firm, plans to snap up web-based rules and regulations company CannaRegs Ltd. in a $ 12 million stock transaction, the companies announced…

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Medical marijuana states cautiously optimistic Congress will resist Sessions

Published: Aug 23, 2017, 11:20 am • Updated: Aug 23, 2017, 12:40 pm By Paige Winfield Cunningham, The Washington Post Congress will likely renew protections next month for state medical marijuana laws — but pro-pot lawmakers and advocates are still watching nervously in case Attorney General Jeff Sessions launches a…

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Oregon gov, police chief say Sessions’ marijuana claims based on flawed, leaked, draft report

Published: Aug 23, 2017, 9:19 am • Updated: Aug 23, 2017, 10:07 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Oregon’s governor and the head of the state police responded Tuesday to a letter from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in which he said cannabis legalization in the state had not…

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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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Op-ed: Colorado officials should speak out on fake marijuana data used by feds

Published: Aug 21, 2017, 7:37 am • Updated: Aug 21, 2017, 8:57 am By Ricardo Baca, Denver Post Guest Commentary Government-rooted misinformation has long been central to the very existence of War on Drugs. From government-sponsored anti-marijuana campaigns to the familiar talking points used by politicians over the decades, the…

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Paraguay’s booming marijuana export traffic attracting gangs and violence

Published: Aug 17, 2017, 3:46 pm • Updated: Aug 17, 2017, 3:46 pm By Max Radwin, Special To The Washington Post CURUGUATY, Paraguay — Paraguay is a global marijuana powerhouse: The small South American country produces 9 percent of the world’s supply. But until recently, it wasn’t common there to…

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Veteran sues police after SWAT team raided his legal Colorado marijuana grow

Published: Aug 17, 2017, 9:44 am • Updated: Aug 17, 2017, 11:50 am By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A former special forces infantryman, who was awarded a Bronze Star and uses marijuana to treat PTSD after tours to Iraq and Bosnia, has sued the Fountain police SWAT team after…

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