Ohio’s cannabis farmers won’t have much time to produce first crop

Published: Aug 11, 2017, 9:43 am • Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 9:43 am By The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Officials in Ohio say they don’t expect to issue the state’s first medical marijuana cultivator licenses until around November, at least a month later than growers expected. The Ohio Department…

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EPA won’t regulate pesticides on cannabis crops, leaving consumers at risk

Published: Aug 7, 2017, 8:06 am • Updated: Aug 7, 2017, 8:07 am By Jack Kaskey, Bloomberg Whenever Josh Wurzer buys legal California pot, he makes certain it was grown without pesticides. That’s because Wurzer, as president of cannabis-testing company SC Labs, knows how prevalent the use of health-threatening chemicals…

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Trump pressured Peña Nieto to stop saying Mexico won’t pay for border wall

Published: Aug 3, 2017, 8:30 am • Updated: Aug 3, 2017, 8:46 am By Greg Miller, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump made building a wall along the southern U.S. border and forcing Mexico to pay for it core pledges of his campaign. But in his first White…

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Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear appeal in fight over doubled-up pot taxes

Published: Jun 20, 2017, 12:39 pm • Updated: Jun 20, 2017, 3:05 pm By John Aguilar, The Denver Post The Colorado Supreme Court this week declined to hear an appeal by Adams County over the validity of its recreational marijuana tax in three of its cities, raising questions about the…

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Donald Trump won’t “turn his back” on Colorado when it comes to legal marijuana, GOP lawmaker says

Published: Feb 27, 2017, 11:07 am • Updated: Feb 27, 2017, 11:07 am By John Frank, The Denver Post A top Republican lawmaker in Colorado is casting doubt on whether Donald Trump’s administration will crack down on the legalization of marijuana, saying the new president wouldn’t “turn his back” on…

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Sad trombone: This newly legalized state won’t reap pot taxes next year

Published: Dec 6, 2016, 8:08 am • Updated: Dec 6, 2016, 8:08 am By The Associated Press BOSTON — Massachusetts officials aren’t expecting any quick financial windfall from the state’s new recreational marijuana law. Related: Why legal retail marijuana in Massachusetts is a political game-changer for the East Coast State…

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