Cannabis as medicine: How it works (w/ John Tse, medical cannabis practitioner)

The idea of lighting up a doobie for medicinal purposes sounds fantastic. I’m stressed; I’ll take a toke, right on! I’m in pain; I’ll toke a little more, fantastic! I can’t sleep; yeah you got– you’re just a few tokes away for a night of bliss. The problem, according to…

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PA Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Sees Legal Cannabis as a Common Sense Component for America

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman isn’t the typical American politician, with a demeanor and tone that often feels more authentic than the polished personalities on both sides of the aisle. Coupled with his 6’8? stature and tattoos, Fetterman’s political approach is shaped by a civil service career that almost didn’t…

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What to do with Cannabis Flip Floppers? – Don’t Crucify John Boehner

What to do with Cannabis Flip Floppers? – Don’t Crucify Boehner John Boehner recently entered the news cycle once more. He sat on a panel at SXSW on his cannabis ventures, however received some protest from the crowd. One of the loudest organized protests came from the Equity First Alliance…

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Gov. John Hickenlooper issues health warning on marijuana cultivated by Colorado Wellness Centers

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper issued an executive order along with a health and safety advisory Wednesday warning people not to use marijuana cultivated by Colorado Wellness Centers because the company used unapproved pesticides. The company, which also does business as Lush, allegedly used off-label pesticides called pyriproxyfen while cultivating marijuana,…

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Exclusive: Here’s how Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper really feels about marijuana

Published: Mar 31, 2017, 10:57 am • Updated: Mar 31, 2017, 11:07 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff In 2012, when Colorado voters wanted their state to legalize weed for adult recreational use, Gov. John Hickenlooper was thrust into an interesting predicament. The moderate Democrat had stood in opposition…

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See Brookings Institution Fellow John Hudak At The Cannabis Business Summit

The world of marijuana politics and policy is very complex, and is changing constantly. I am always reminded of this when I log into Facebook and I get one of those ‘see your memories from this day’ notifications. I will see something that I posted in 2010, 2012, 2014, etc.,…

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John Morgan On Florida Medical Marijuana Bill: It’s ‘Tallahassee Window Dressing’

A medical marijuana expansion bill has been passed by the Florida Legislature, and the bill is currently awaiting the Governor’s signature. While some are hailing this as a significant move, most activists see HB 307 as doing way too little. The United for Care campaign, led by John Morgan, has…

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