In historic move, United Nations reclassifies cannabis as less-dangerous drug

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States move to ban fake urine, a new challenge for drug testing in age of opioid epidemic, legal marijuana

As part of a routine drug test, Adam Randall handed a vial of yellow liquid to a probation officer. Although it looked like a urine sample from the 31-year-old – who was required to submit to testing after a previous conviction – authorities in Queensbury, New York, say it was…

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Chair of Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board resigns, says Sessions’ move ends feds “looking the other way”

Published: Jan 5, 2018, 10:00 am • Updated: Jan 5, 2018, 10:00 am By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young on Thursday ripped the U.S. Department of Justice over a shift toward tougher marijuana enforcement, calling the move a “direct violation of states’…

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Reversal in Nevada: Judge halts marijuana distribution move

Published: Aug 14, 2017, 7:38 am • Updated: Aug 14, 2017, 1:01 pm By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — For now, Nevada marijuana regulators won’t be able to issue pot distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers after all. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that a judge on…

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Canada’s Tokyo Smoke makes a U.S. move with acquisition of Van der Pop

Published: Feb 9, 2017, 11:02 am • Updated: Feb 9, 2017, 11:02 am By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff In some cool cannabis collaboration news, on-the-rise lifestyle brands Tokyo Smoke and Van der Pop have officially joined forces. Tokyo Smoke, which is moving toward U.S. expansion from its Toronto headquarters,…

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Utah medical marijuana legislation unlikely to move forward this year

Published: Jan 27, 2017, 1:27 pm • Updated: Jan 27, 2017, 1:27 pm By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers have decided to scale back their plans for medical marijuana legislation, opting to focus on research this year rather than making any policy decisions. Four Republican lawmakers…

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Vermont gov is making a major pot move before leaving office

Published: Jan 2, 2017, 5:17 pm • Updated: Jan 2, 2017, 5:17 pm By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — In his final days as the state’s chief executive, Gov. Peter Shumlin is expected to issue pardons to residents convicted of minor marijuana violations. The Democrat, who was first elected…

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