House passes MORE Act legalizing marijuana on a federal level, bill faces uphill battle in Senate

Yahoo Finance’s Jessica Smith joins Kristin Myers to discuss the House’s historic vote to decriminalize marijuana at a federal level. #MOREAct #cannabislegalization #marijuanalegalization This segment originally aired on December 2, 2020. For 2020 election results please visit: Election results: https://www.yahoo.com/elections Subscribe to Yahoo Finance: https://yhoo.it/2fGu5Bb About Yahoo Finance: At Yahoo…

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Why are We Afraid of Feeling Good? – THC’s Battle for Mainstream Acceptance

Why do we fear Euphoria? THC’s Battle for Mainstream Acceptance There is no doubt in most people’s mind about the therapeutic benefits of cannabis. Since 1997, when California first legalized cannabis for medical purposes, millions of medical patients have sought relief from the plant. This was all “pre-mainstream acceptance”. During…

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MassRoots founder initiates proxy battle to overthrow marijuana firm’s board, leadership

Published: Nov 20, 2017, 3:31 pm • Updated: Nov 20, 2017, 5:18 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The embattled former CEO of MassRoots Inc. launched a counteroffensive against the firm that is now suing him. MassRoots founder Isaac Dietrich, who remains the largest shareholder of the Denver-based marijuana…

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Vermont medical marijuana patient wins battle over driver’s license

Published: Nov 8, 2017, 10:01 am • Updated: Nov 8, 2017, 10:37 am By The Associated Press BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Vermont judge has ruled the state must restore the driver’s license of a medical marijuana patient who lost the right to drive after a pair of alcohol-related arrests. The…

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There’s a battle brewing for control of Denver 420 rally

Published: Oct 25, 2017, 7:15 pm • Updated: Oct 25, 2017, 8:01 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A Colorado cannabis entrepreneur is making a play for control of the Denver 4/20 rally after its controversial aftermath this past April. Pepe Breton, co-founder of dispensary chain Euflora, regrets that…

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Gorilla Glue lawsuit: Cannabis biz stuck in the middle of branding battle over strain name

Published: Aug 10, 2017, 8:43 am • Updated: Aug 10, 2017, 8:48 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff This origin story is the stuff of legend in the cannabis world. Back in 2012, A Nevada medical marijuana cultivator working under the under the uniquely spelled pseudonym “Joesy Whales” was…

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Jimi Hendrix’s heirs wage court battle over branded cannabis products

Published: Mar 23, 2017, 10:42 am • Updated: Mar 23, 2017, 10:42 am By Daniel M. Jimenez, Cannifornian Staff A years-long battle for control over Jimi Hendrix’s estate has spilled into the rapidly-growing cannabis market, with relatives of the guitar legend on both sides of a lawsuit over branded products…

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This Colorado county not backing down: will take pot sales tax battle to state Supreme Court

Published: Jan 4, 2017, 10:14 am • Updated: Jan 4, 2017, 12:02 pm By John Aguilar, The Denver Post Adams County is not backing down in its fight to collect a tax on recreational marijuana sales, announcing Wednesday morning that it will bring its case to the Colorado Supreme Court.…

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Colorado gov debuts plan to battle homelessness with pot taxes

Published: Nov 28, 2016, 6:21 am • Updated: Nov 28, 2016, 6:23 am By John Frank, The Denver Post Gov. John Hickenlooper is proposing “aggressive” new efforts to address homelessness in Colorado, returning to an issue that helped launch his political career in his final two years in office. The…

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