Denver’s stay-at-home order triggered huge sales — and safety concerns — for city’s cannabis businesses

When Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced recreational marijuana shops would be forced to close under the city’s stay-at-home order Monday, the response from customers was swift. They swarmed local dispensaries to stock up on products and caused enough of a stir that the mayor rescinded the moratorium just three hours…

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Taxpayers will pick up huge tab for Iowa State’s attempt to ban marijuana shirt

Published: Jan 9, 2018, 4:43 pm • Updated: Jan 10, 2018, 8:43 am By Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa State University’s unconstitutional crackdown on a pro-marijuana student group’s T-shirts is expected to cost state taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs, according to…

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Legalizing weed unlikely to kill California’s huge black market

Published: Aug 9, 2017, 10:46 am • Updated: Aug 9, 2017, 10:46 am By Laurel Rosenhall, Calmatters Legalizing marijuana, California voters were told last year, would create a “safe, legal and comprehensive system” allowing adults to consume the drug while keeping it out of the hands of children. Marijuana would…

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Nevada adopts emergency rules to meet huge demand for weed

Published: Jul 14, 2017, 7:55 am • Updated: Jul 14, 2017, 7:57 am By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada moved Thursday to reduce supply problems at recreational marijuana stores that have faced overwhelming demand for newly legal pot and the possibility of their shelves going…

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Arizona court just made a huge ruling for MMJ cardholders accused of driving high

Published: Dec 23, 2016, 7:36 am • Updated: Dec 23, 2016, 7:36 am By The Associated Press PHOENIX — An Arizona court ruling says medical marijuana cardholders accused of driving under the influence have options for showing in court that there wasn’t enough marijuana compound in their bodies to cause…

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Huge Support For Allowing Doctors To Prescribe Marijuana In Pill Form To Veterans Suffering From PTSD

(image via #OperationOverMed) The results of a Quinnipiac University poll were released today, which found overwhelming support for allowing U.S. Veterans Administration doctors to prescribe medical marijuana to veterans suffering from PTSD in pill form. That’s a bit different than asking if there’s support for all forms of medical marijuana, but…

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Kyle Turley And The Gridiron Cannabis Coalition Are A Huge Asset To The Reform Movement

(image via Vice.Com) I first heard about the Gridiron Cannabis Coalition from my buddy Kaliko. He had ran into some of the people that are with the organization, and sent me some texts and links. The more I checked them out, the more I was intrigued. The organization has a…

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Seeing ‘The Cannabis Manifesto’ On The NYT Best Seller List Would Be Huge

As you may know by now, I am a big fan of a new book that is out called ‘The Cannabis Manifesto: A New Paradigm for Wellness.’ The book was written by long time activist and social entrepreneur Steve DeAngelo. As I’ve said many times, this book is very timely,…

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