In order to keep 5 marijuana licenses, Colorado town trustee resigns 2 days after winning election

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Grand Junction area trustee has announced that he is resigning less than 48 hours after winning the election. Jesse Loughman says he is giving up the Palisade office so he can keep his five marijuana licenses. He owns Palisade’s only retail and medical marijuana…

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Marijuana regulators send cease order to 954 businesses in California

DENVER (AP) — Nearly 1,000 individual cannabis businesses have been sent cease-and-desist letters or emails by California regulators during an ongoing enforcement process, a first step in a long effort to ensure the state’s industry is fully regulated and operating like those in more mature markets. According to a list…

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Amazon primo shipment: Florida couple receives surprise 65 lbs weed with order

Published: Oct 24, 2017, 12:12 pm • Updated: Oct 24, 2017, 12:12 pm By 7News / Scripps Staff Amazon customers in Orlando, Florida, were surprised to find 65 pounds of marijuana inside of four storage totes they had ordered. The 27-gallon totes should have been empty, the couple who ordered…

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Judge lifts restraining order on Maryland grow licenses

Published: Jun 9, 2017, 12:17 pm • Updated: Jun 9, 2017, 12:22 pm By Brian Witte, The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland’s medical marijuana commission can continue to issue licenses to companies to grow the drug. Maryland’s highest court denied a motion Friday to continue a temporary restraining order…

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Prosecutors say Sessions’ severe penalities order “unnecessary and unfortunate”

Published: May 23, 2017, 8:14 am • Updated: May 23, 2017, 8:14 am By Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post A week after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told federal prosecutors to “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense” and follow mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines, a bipartisan group of…

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Could Jeff Sessions’ new order hinder NFLPA’s push for marijuana policy change?

Published: May 18, 2017, 5:24 pm • Updated: May 19, 2017, 8:39 am By Nicki Jhabvala, The Denver Post In a two-page memo issued to his staff and made publicly available last Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered federal prosecutors to seek the toughest possible charges and sentences for drug…

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Lots Of Work To Be Done In Order To Legalize Marijuana In Massachusetts

Polls are far from reliable, but they are the best glimpse into an initiative’s chances come election day. Massachusetts activists gathered enough signatures to put marijuana legalization before the Massachusetts Legislature. The Legislature failed to act on the initiative, and now activists need to gather a little over 10k more…

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