Here’s how much marijuana you’d need to be eligible for the death penalty under federal law

Last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo encouraging federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty for certain drug trafficking offenses. Federal law allows for capital punishment in drug trafficking cases involving murder or homicide. But the attorney general also specifically called out one provision that allows for capital…

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How Do You Get People To Buy Legal Cannabis When The Black Market Is So Much Cheaper?

When Black Market Cannabis Is So Much Cheaper, How To Get People To Buy It Legally? One of the main objectives of cannabis legalization is to get rid of the illegal, predominantly Cartel controlled, cannabis market. The idea behind this objective is similar to what happened to illegal alcohol sales…

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Is there such a thing as growing too much marijuana? Rhode Island thinks so

Published: Dec 21, 2017, 9:51 am • Updated: Dec 21, 2017, 9:51 am By The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island officials warn many medical marijuana cultivators will fail under the state’s current setup. The Providence Journal reports 18 businesses have been approved to sell marijuana to the state’s…

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Canadians already consume almost as much weed as wine, and it’s not even legal yet

Published: Dec 18, 2017, 1:31 pm • Updated: Dec 18, 2017, 1:37 pm By Greg Quinn, Bloomberg Canadians consumed as much as C$ 6.2 billion ($ 4.8 billion) of marijuana in 2015, almost as much as they spent on wine, the federal statistics agency said Monday as it gears up…

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Ohio’s cannabis farmers won’t have much time to produce first crop

Published: Aug 11, 2017, 9:43 am • Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 9:43 am By The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Officials in Ohio say they don’t expect to issue the state’s first medical marijuana cultivator licenses until around November, at least a month later than growers expected. The Ohio Department…

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