Kush Bottles thrives in volatile cannabis industry by keeping hands off weed

Published: Jan 26, 2018, 4:50 pm • Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 4:50 pm By Jennifer Kaplan, Bloomberg As an assistant district attorney and judge in Santa Cruz, California, Nick Kovacevich’s father put people in prison for possessing marijuana. Forty years later, his son is selling packaging for about 2 million…

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Vermont marijuana legalization rests in hands of House Republicans

Published: Jun 21, 2017, 10:37 am • Updated: Jun 21, 2017, 10:37 am By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — The fate of a bill that would make Vermont the ninth state in the country to legalize the recreational use of marijuana is uncertain as lawmakers consider whether to approve…

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Why are feds blocking a product aimed at keeping drugs out of kids’ hands?

Published: Jun 16, 2017, 8:36 am • Updated: Jun 16, 2017, 8:38 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post U.S. Customs and Border Protection has seized a Colorado company’s shipments of a product intended to keep marijuana out of the hands of children. On April 28 of this year, CBP…

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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says MMJ “may be helpful” but hands tied by federal law

Published: May 31, 2017, 3:12 pm • Updated: May 31, 2017, 7:21 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff At a “State of the VA” address at the White House Wednesday, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said federal law prevents the department from implementing any potential benefits of medical marijuana…

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Glenwood Springs cannabis tax increase in hands of voters

Published: Jan 27, 2017, 9:42 am • Updated: Jan 27, 2017, 10:20 am By John Stroud, The Post Independent Glenwood Springs voters will decide two city marijuana tax questions in the April 4 municipal election. And, although no decisions have been made about how the hundreds of thousands of dollars in…

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Critical decisions about Massachusetts marijuana in hands of lawmakers

Published: Dec 27, 2016, 3:00 pm • Updated: Dec 27, 2016, 3:00 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — The new year means the start of a brand new two-year session for the Massachusetts Legislature with all signs pointing to a busy agenda for lawmakers in the months…

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