600 Colorado college students to get funds in year three of unique cannabis tax scholarship

Published: Feb 5, 2018, 10:28 am • Updated: Feb 5, 2018, 10:55 am By Anthony A. Mestas, The Pueblo Chieftain There’s nearly $ 750,000 in funding available to graduating Pueblo seniors attending a local college or university through Pueblo County’s cannabis-tax funded scholarship. Pueblo County officials said Friday that they…

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Maine House Leader suggests delaying cannabis sales another year

Published: Jan 30, 2018, 1:13 pm • Updated: Jan 30, 2018, 1:59 pm By The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Republican House Leader Ken Fredette is calling for the delay of recreational marijuana sales in Maine until next year, or until lawmakers approve needed regulations. A ban on retail cannabis…

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Odds of Virginia decriminalizing or legalizing marijuana this year just plummeted

Published: Jan 26, 2018, 7:09 am • Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 7:11 am By The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — A key panel in the Virginia state House has rejected a proposal to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the panel voted 7-1 against the…

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A Colorado ski town is on track to pass $10M in marijuana sales this year. It only has 3 shops

Published: Nov 14, 2017, 2:54 pm • Updated: Nov 14, 2017, 4:06 pm By Matt Stensland, Steamboat Today STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs marijuana sales are still on track to surpass $ 10 million this year, but for the first time there have been two consecutive months that have only…

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Majoring in cannabis: New four year degree puts students on the cutting edge of the industry

Published: Oct 23, 2017, 8:15 am • Updated: Oct 23, 2017, 8:15 am By Amber Ferguson, The Washington Post When Alex Roth’s mother sent him an article announcing a new degree program being offered at Northern Michigan University, the sophomore immediately switched his major. Roth is now majoring in cannabis.…

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Mississippi Supreme Court overturns man’s six year marijuana possession sentence

Published: Oct 17, 2017, 11:02 am • Updated: Oct 17, 2017, 11:02 am By The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Supreme Court is reversing a marijuana possession conviction, saying a car passenger didn’t actually possess the drug. The court on Thursday overturned the 2012 conviction of Marvin Carver…

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California cannabis growers reeling from “most financially trying, stressful year ever”

Published: Oct 12, 2017, 2:53 pm • Updated: Oct 12, 2017, 6:55 pm By Carole Brodsky, For The Cannifornian “This time of year, everyone’s harvesting. And now, the annual paycheck that we’ve been working all year to earn may have been burnt to a crisp or will soon dry out…

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How This 12 Year Old Epileptic Girl May Get Pot Legalized Nationally

How This 12 Year Old Epileptic Girl May Get Pot Legalized Nationally, and Soon. As Rolling Stone reported, Alexis Bortell, a 12-year-old girl from Texas with epilepsy, has filed a federal lawsuit claiming that banning the transport of medical cannabis across state lines violates her constitutional rights as an epileptic…

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You’re Paying $3.6 Billion In Taxes Each Year To Criminalize Cannabis

You’re Paying $ 3.6 Billion In Taxes Each Year To Criminalize Cannabis Trump is making it difficult to monitor drug-related offenses, but decriminalization is the answer Despite the fact that 20% of the country has access to legal cannabis, more people were still arrested for cannabis possession than all other…

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