Ohio receives 6 times more applications for medical marijuana dispensaries as they have licenses

Published: Nov 21, 2017, 9:20 am • Updated: Nov 21, 2017, 9:20 am By The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — State officials say they’ve received more than 300 applications to operate 60 dispensaries that will sell medical marijuana. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy said on Monday that it had received…

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It’s Official – Cannabis is the Fastest Growing Industry In Modern Times

As a 420-friendly, you may have noticed that weed is on the rise. State after state are flouting federal prohibition and legalizing medicinal and in some case recreational marijuana sales. But what your average stoner or medical cannabis patient may not be aware of is that cannabis is currently the…

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High Times just got new ownership in $70 million deal; investors include Marley son, Denver entrepreneur

Published: Jun 1, 2017, 11:19 am • Updated: Jun 1, 2017, 11:43 am By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff High Times is entering a new era. The magazine started by a marijuana smuggler in the 1970s now has outside ownership for the first time, in a reported $ 70 million…

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Air Force vet: Cannabis combats my PTSD ‘100 times better’ than pharmaceuticals

Published: Jul 25, 2016, 6:35 pm • Updated: Apr 25, 2017, 2:46 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff During Stephen Otero’s 11½ years in the Air Force, it was always easier being on duty in combat than being home. A combat photographer, Otero deployed with the Army and Marines…

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The LA Times does not think California should be a “sanctuary state” for marijuana

Published: May 22, 2017, 1:52 pm • Updated: May 22, 2017, 1:52 pm By The Associated Press Via The Associated Press. The following editorial was published in the Los Angeles Times, May 16, 2017: When Californians approved Proposition 64 to legalize marijuana in California last November, it was no secret…

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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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