Poll finds 87% of millennials believe marijuana is safer than alcohol

Everyone knows millennials love marijuana. Now, a handful of polls by The Tylt back up that claim — and the numbers are staggering. In a study which polled over 6,000 millenial-aged users, 84% believe marijuana should be legalized. Other cannabis-related findings from the The Tylt: The Tylt is an app and website…

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$750,000 illegal marijuana grow bust: more than 110 pounds seized, 2 arrested in Colorado

More than 110 pounds of marijuana was seized and two people were arrested following the bust of an illegal marijuana grow operation in El Paso County on Wednesday. Members of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Rural Enforcement Outreach, SWAT, Crime Reduction Unit and the Metro Vice Narcotics Intelligence executed…

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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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