Cannabis causes less brain damage than alcohol, CU study finds

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am By Josh Magness, McClatchy Washington Bureau (tribune News Service) It’s a common stereotype that people who smoke weed are a bit foggy-headed and missing a few brain cells. But a new study from researchers at the University…

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Marijuana will be “way bigger” than craft beer, Lagunitas Brewing founder tells cannabis industry leaders

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 5:54 pm • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 6:04 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A former Budweiser executive was “way, way wrong” when he likened the cannabis industry to craft beer, the founder of Lagunitas Brewing Co. told marijuana industry leaders. “I think (cannabis) is…

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California marijuana demand greater than legal distribution network can handle

Published: Jan 29, 2018, 10:08 am • Updated: Jan 29, 2018, 10:08 am By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Like many cannabis shops in California, the Urbn Leaf in San Diego bulked up its inventory before legal sales began on Jan. 1, stockpiling enough marijuana to…

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Study: Legalizing marijuana nationally could generate more than $132 billion in tax revenue and 1 million jobs

Published: Jan 11, 2018, 8:48 am • Updated: Jan 11, 2018, 8:48 am By Katie Zezima, The Washington Post Legalizing marijuana nationwide would create at least $ 132 billion in tax revenue and more than a million new jobs across the United States in the next decade, according to a…

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Opioid Deaths Up 21% In 2016, Killing More People Than AIDS Epidemic

Opioid Deaths Up 21% In 2016, Killing More People Than AIDS Epidemic A new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention revealed our worst fears: deaths from opioid overdoses increased 26% in 2016, translating to 63,600 lost lives. According to an article in the Washington Post, the United…

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Maryland regulators more than double number of medical marijuana dispensaries

Published: Dec 15, 2017, 8:13 am • Updated: Dec 15, 2017, 8:55 am By Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Maryland’s marijuana regulators on Thursday approved 12 new dispensaries to operate in the state’s fledgling legal medical marijuana industry, bringing the total number of fully-approved legal storefronts to 22. At least…

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New Poll Shows More Americans Are In Favor Of Cannabis Than Ever

New Poll Shows More Americans Are In Favor Of Cannabis Than Ever The latest Gallup poll shows that more Americans are in favor of legalizing cannabis than ever. For the first time in history, a majority of Republicans were also supportive of legalization. The Gallup poll results, which were released…

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Latest Gallup poll: Americans favor marijuana legalization more than ever

Published: Oct 25, 2017, 8:16 am • Updated: Oct 25, 2017, 8:33 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Americans’ support for marijuana legalization has reached a new high, the latest Gallup poll shows. Gallup poll results released Wednesday found that 64 percent of adult survey respondents said they thought…

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