Illegal-marijuana raids in Pueblo West net 340 plants in five homes, five suspects arrested

Illegal-marijuana grows at several homes in Pueblo West were raided Wednesday, resulting in five arrests and seizure of an estimated $ 1.2 million of marijuana. Detectives seized 340 plants, an estimated 70 pounds of dried product, thousands of dollars in cash and thousands of dollars in growing equipment, the sheriff’s office…

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Five Reasons Eating Marijuana Is Actually Good for Your Health

Five Reasons Eating Marijuana Is Actually Good for Your Health Attitudes toward marijuana have certainly changed dramatically in recent years. In fact, a 2017 Gallup poll reveals that 64 percent of Americans support legalization. In January 1, 2018, California became the ninth state to legalize cannabis for recreational use. Twenty-nine…

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Cannabis life hacks: Five reasons you probably shouldn’t smoke weed before a blind date

Published: Aug 22, 2017, 3:54 pm • Updated: Aug 22, 2017, 3:56 pm By Daniel Jones, The Cannabist Staff Your date’s less than 25 minutes away. You’re ready: You look good, feel good — you even smell good. You’re on track to make a positive first impression. But you’re anxious.…

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Year in weed: The five most important medical marijuana research studies of 2016

Published: Dec 30, 2016, 5:11 pm • Updated: Dec 30, 2016, 6:11 pm By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff In legalization-speak, 2016 will always be remembered as the year cannabis broke wide open. While pot prohibition officially ended in 2012, when voters in Colorado and Washington said yes to legalizing…

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Five things for employees to know in states with marijuana laws

Published: Dec 1, 2016, 8:17 am • Updated: Dec 1, 2016, 8:17 am By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — Changing marijuana laws aren’t necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace. For now, many employers seem to be sticking with their drug testing and personal conduct policies, even…

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Four In Five Illinois Voters Support Medicinal Marijuana But Split On Recreational

(via firedoglake.com) Right now Illinois has a flawed medical marijuana program. Patients aren’t allowed to grow their own medicine, and there is a limited number of conditions that qualify a patient for the program. That’s just two examples out of many of the deficiencies of Illinois’ medical marijuana program. Attempts…

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