Will Florida MMJ patients need to wait 90 days to start treatment? Lawmakers still deciding this and other regs

Published: Apr 26, 2017, 8:42 am • Updated: Apr 26, 2017, 8:48 am By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida lawmakers hope to agree by week’s end on medical marijuana, but the House and Senate bills still have many differences to resolve. The Legislature is trying to…

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Live blog: This is how America celebrates the 4/20 marijuana holiday

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 9:49 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 7:44 am By The Cannabist Staff A sampling of how people are celebrating and commemorating April 20, 2017, the unofficial annual marijuana holiday. Looking at states and places where cannabis has been legalized — and places where it hasn’t.…

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This 4/20, here are 11 stats that show weed has definitely gone mainstream

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 8:31 am • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 8:31 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Many marijuana users hide their stash in their closets. Most people who use marijuana are parents. There are almost as many marijuana users as there are cigarette smokers in the U.S.…

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This new cannabis church pushes limits of Denver’s social-use pot law

Published: Apr 12, 2017, 9:19 am • Updated: Apr 12, 2017, 1:49 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A 113-year-old church in Denver has found a higher calling. The International Church of Cannabis opens its doors on April 20, the unofficial annual marijuana holiday. The renovated church at 400…

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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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