Cops seized $22 million in marijuana cash from a Miami hydroponics shop owner. He won’t lose it all

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 1:51 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 1:52 pm By David Ovalle, Miami Herald MIAMI — The Miami Lakes man found with $ 22 million in suspected marijuana cash stuffed in orange buckets inside his house pleaded guilty Wednesday — but he won’t be losing all…

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Business owner, Idaho town clash over right to sell CBD products

Published: Dec 19, 2017, 10:29 am • Updated: Dec 19, 2017, 10:29 am By Kimberlee Kruesi, The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — A small-business owner with hopes of selling oil extracted from cannabis plants in staunchly anti-marijuana Idaho has found himself in conflict with local officials who say such products…

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Oregon marijuana growers face lawsuit from vineyard owner over crop’s smell

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 11:26 am • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 11:26 am By The Associated Press MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — A Yamhill County judge has denied a motion to dismiss a complaint filed by a vineyard owner against aspiring marijuana growers. The vineyard owner, Momtazi Family LLC, claims marijuana odors…

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Review of Netflix’s ‘Disjointed,’ with Kathy Bates as MMJ store owner

Published: Aug 28, 2017, 11:21 am • Updated: Aug 28, 2017, 11:21 am By Rob Lowman, Orange County Register It might take a medicinal brownie or two to really enjoy the new Netflix comedy “Disjointed.” Starring Kathy Bates as Ruth Whitefeather Feldman, the owner of a Los Angeles cannabis shop…

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Boulder’s AeroGrow reports hydroponics revenue boost for owner Scotts Miracle-Gro

Published: Aug 15, 2017, 5:53 pm • Updated: Aug 15, 2017, 5:53 pm By Shay Castle, Daily Camera Boulder-based AeroGrow, a maker of indoor gardens, reported revenue of $ 2.5 million for the quarter, an increase of 14 percent from last year. Sales were boosted by a nearly 25 percent…

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Montana dispensary owner gets 18 months for “conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana”

Published: Jun 16, 2017, 11:02 am • Updated: Jun 16, 2017, 11:02 am By The Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. — The owner of a Montana medical marijuana dispensary network has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana. The Missoulian reports 40-year-old Charlton Victor…

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Federal appeals court dodges ruling on California dispensary owner convicted of federal marijuana charges

Published: May 17, 2017, 3:04 pm • Updated: May 17, 2017, 3:04 pm By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court has sidestepped making a ruling on whether U.S. prison officials can hold people who were convicted of marijuana offences that were legal under state medical marijuana…

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Other Roots: Wanda James, the first black dispensary owner in Colorado, talks marijuana motivation

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 9:10 am • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 4:02 pm By Joanne Ostrow, The Cannabist Staff Editor’s note: In our Other Roots series, we share the stories of the underrepresented individuals in and around the marijuana movement — women, ethnic minorities and others whose voices aren’t as…

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