California issues emergency marijuana rules with 45 days to go to recreational sales

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 4:00 pm • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 4:01 pm By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The largest legal marijuana marketplace in the U.S. is taking shape — at least on paper. California regulators released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state’s…

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Tomorrow, New Jersey elects a new governor. What do candidates say about recreational legalization?

Published: Nov 6, 2017, 12:30 pm • Updated: Nov 6, 2017, 12:44 pm By Bruce Shipkowski,  the Associated Press New Jersey voters on Tuesday will pick a successor between Democrat Phil Murphy, Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno to replace term-limited Republican Gov. Chris Christie, and five third-party and independent candidates.…

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Recreational Cannabis Reverses Opioid Related Deaths in Colorado

Recreational Cannabis Is Saving Lives In Colorado Cannabis saves lives once again. A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health revealed the legalizing cannabis reversed opiate overdose deaths in Colorado. The report revealed that opioid-related deaths reduced by 6.5% since Colorado legalized recreational cannabis in 2014.  The…

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States consider best ways to legalize recreational marijuana

Published: Oct 30, 2017, 11:27 am • Updated: Oct 30, 2017, 11:27 am By Jennifer McDermott, The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A special legislative commission is looking into the potential effects of legalizing recreational marijuana in Rhode Island as the state’s northern neighbor readies to allow recreational marijuana sales.…

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Maine gov proposes delaying recreational sales until 2019

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 2:48 pm • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 3:03 pm By The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s Republican governor is proposing that lawmakers consider simply delaying recreational marijuana sales, instead of passing a legislative re-write of the voter-approved marijuana law. The Maine Legislature is set to…

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Recreational sales could start this weekend in another big Nevada city

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 2:34 pm • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 2:53 pm By The Associated Press HENDERSON, Nev. — A city outside Las Vegas has approved the sale of recreational marijuana nearly four months after sales began across Nevada. The Henderson City Council on Tuesday approved applications from five…

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Recreational marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 10:28 am • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 10:45 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Marijuana legalization in Colorado led to a “reversal” of opiate overdose deaths in that state, according to new research published in the American Journal of Public Health. “After Colorado’s legalization of…

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How many Californians will be able to buy recreational marijuana on Jan. 1?

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 11:28 am • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 11:33 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Forget ushering in the New Year by buying legal weed from a California dispensary as the clock strikes midnight. But some shops should be selling recreational marijuana by the time you…

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California regulator admits to anxiety as recreational marijuana deadline nears

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 8:07 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 9:30 am By The Associated Press LONG BEACH, Calif. — In about three months, recreational marijuana sales will kick off in California, yet no one knows exactly how the pot economy will work. It could take until late November…

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