Marijuana is emerging among California’s vineyards, offering promise and concern

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY, Calif. — It is the fall harvest here in this fertile stretch of oaks and hills that produces some of the country’s best wine. This season, though, workers also are plucking the sticky, fragrant flowers of a new crop. Marijuana is emerging among the vineyards, not as…

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New attorney general must protect states’ rights on marijuana, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner says

The next U.S. attorney general is going to have to respect the decision of Colorado and other states to legalize recreational and medical marijuana — at least if Republican Sen. Cory Gardner has his way. “Whoever comes after him is going to face some pretty tough questions about where they…

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After long wait, 1st legal marijuana shops on East Coast to open

By?Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — With its youthful vibe and eclectic mix of culture, a small Massachusetts city seems a logical site for the nation’s first legal recreational marijuana sales east of Colorado. An existing medical marijuana dispensary in Northampton — nestled in Massachusetts’ scenic Pioneer Valley…

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Marijuana Legalization Had a Very Good Midterm Election Night Minus North Dakota

How The Midterms Are Going To Shape Cannabis Legalization The November 6 midterm elections represents the first time in history when federal results carried more weight than state results for the future of cannabis policy in the United States. It’s significant because marijuana was on the ballot for four states,…

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What is the Future of Mass Scale Marijuana Grows?

What’s the future of mass scale marijuana grows? https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/11/04/legal-marijuana-2018-canada-changing-how-weed-grown-and-cost/1776150002/ It seems that the United States is falling behind on the international weed game. With Canada already implementing a legal cannabis framework, and Mexico poised to reveal their plans within the next three months…the future of cannabis seems brighter than ever.…

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Michigan, North Dakota weigh bringing legal marijuana to Midwest

DETROIT — Voters in Michigan and North Dakota will decide Tuesday whether to legalize recreational marijuana, which would make them the first states in the Midwest to do so and would put conservative neighboring states on notice. More than half the states have already legalized medical marijuana, and Utah and…

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Louisville poised to tweak marijuana buffers, limits on stores

A series of proposed code tweaks could eliminate caps on how many marijuana retailers are allowed within Louisville and slash the city’s current school buffer requirements. In part an effort to align the city’s marijuana business codes with those of liquor stores — an initiative city officials called for earlier…

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Where marijuana is on the ballot Tuesday – and where it’s most likely to win

It has been a big year for marijuana policy in North America. Mexico’s supreme court overturned pot prohibition last week, while Canada’s recreational marijuana market officially opened its doors in October. Stateside, recreational marijuana use became legal in Vermont on July 1, Oklahoma voters approved one of the country’s most…

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