At least 20 times this decade, marijuana SWAT raids turned deadly

Published: Mar 20, 2017, 11:50 am • Updated: Mar 20, 2017, 11:50 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Since 2010, at least 20 SWAT raids involving suspected marijuana dealers have turned deadly, according to data compiled by the New York Times. The list of fatalities includes small-time dealers and…

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Simon2Zion: I haven’t smoked in a few days, and this morning it felt like I forgot how to.

Simon2Zion: I haven’t smoked in a few days, and this morning it felt like I forgot how to. I’m drinking my morning coffee, and toking my morning toke, as usual. However, I immediately start hacking like I have a furry invisible hairball as soon as the smoke hit the back…

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Weed 101: This Colorado university’s cannabis classes keep growing

Published: Mar 9, 2017, 1:38 pm • Updated: Mar 9, 2017, 1:48 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The University of Denver is broadening its cannabis curriculum by delving into the business-specific facets of the marijuana industry. DU’s Daniels College of Business will have its first “Business of Marijuana”…

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“There has never been anything like this”: California cannabis farmers under regulatory spotlight

Published: Feb 9, 2017, 3:45 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2017, 3:45 pm By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard Last month, hundreds of Emerald Triangle cannabis farmers received letters from the state threatening penalties unless they complied with California water quality regulations. Thousands of growers in Northern California have complied with…

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The science of cannabis: This California university is offering weed physiology course

Published: Feb 3, 2017, 7:54 am • Updated: Feb 3, 2017, 5:12 pm By Lisa M. Krieger, Bay Area News Group As California prepares for expanded use of marijuana, UC Davis is offering courses in the science of the drug to boost awareness of its effect on the body. The…

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Massachusetts Anti-Pot Governor Charlie Baker Goes Too Far This Time

Massachusetts Anti-Pot Governor Goes Too Far This Time Corruption and poor government is reigning down on the marijuana industry in Massachusetts.  First, it was the expose by the Boston Globe showing the graft and corruption in the Massachusetts dispensary application process.   Next up, after the people of Massachusetts voted…

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Utah medical marijuana legislation unlikely to move forward this year

Published: Jan 27, 2017, 1:27 pm • Updated: Jan 27, 2017, 1:27 pm By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers have decided to scale back their plans for medical marijuana legislation, opting to focus on research this year rather than making any policy decisions. Four Republican lawmakers…

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Could this state be one of the next to legalize medical marijuana? The state dems hope so

Published: Jan 17, 2017, 9:09 am • Updated: Jan 17, 2017, 9:09 am By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Democrats in the Legislature are circulating a bill to legalize Wisconsin medical marijuana. The proposal by state Sen. Jon Erpenbach and Rep. Chris Taylor comes after Republican Assembly Speaker Robin…

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This Colorado county not backing down: will take pot sales tax battle to state Supreme Court

Published: Jan 4, 2017, 10:14 am • Updated: Jan 4, 2017, 12:02 pm By John Aguilar, The Denver Post Adams County is not backing down in its fight to collect a tax on recreational marijuana sales, announcing Wednesday morning that it will bring its case to the Colorado Supreme Court.…

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