Nevada’s recreational marijuana sales on pace to hit $60 million in first year

Published: Mar 1, 2018, 11:10 am • Updated: Mar 1, 2018, 11:10 am By The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry is on pace to reach $ 60 million in its first year, exceeding the state’s projection of $ 50 million. KTVN-TV reported Tuesday that if revenue…

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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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