Smoking marijuana and coronavirus: Even occasional use raises risk of Covid-19 complications

By Sandee LaMotte | CNN If you’re smoking weed to ease your stress during the coronavirus pandemic, experts say it’s time to think twice. Smoking marijuana, even occasionally, can increase your risk for more severe complications from Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Read the rest of this…

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Unfixed home wrecked by hash oil manufacturing raises Q’s about oversight

Published: Aug 17, 2017, 3:18 pm • Updated: Aug 17, 2017, 3:18 pm By Anthony Hahn, Daily Camera The Lafayette home mangled by a suspected hash oil explosion has sat virtually untouched in the months since the February blast, nearby residents say, and efforts to remedy the issue have fallen into…

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Sessions raises “serious questions” about Colorado’s marijuana management in letter to gov

Published: Aug 4, 2017, 12:33 pm • Updated: Aug 4, 2017, 1:48 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Attorney General Jeff Sessions is questioning the efficacy of marijuana regulatory structures in Colorado in a letter to Gov. John Hickenlooper obtained by The Cannabist. The letter dated July 24 arrived…

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Startup Hound Labs raises $8.1 million for portable marijuana breathalyzer

Published: May 23, 2017, 2:26 pm • Updated: May 23, 2017, 3:38 pm By Marisa Kendall, Bay Area News Group Soon any adult over the age of 21 will be able to buy marijuana legally in California. And as officials scramble to lay down the rules for this new industry,…

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Another road bump? Arkansas medical marijuana plan costs more than it raises, report says

Published: Oct 21, 2016, 7:33 am • Updated: Oct 21, 2016, 7:04 pm By Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Competing proposals to legalize Arkansas medical marijuana would cost the state more to administer than they would create in new tax revenue, state finance officials said Thursday,…

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Campaign To Stop Medical Marijuana In Florida Raises More Money With 7,056 Less Donations

Since January of 2015, the Yes on 2 campaign, which is fighting for medical marijuana in Florida, has received over 7,067 donations. In the same time period, the No on 2 campaign has collected only 11. However, despite the massive different in the number of people donating the campaigns, the…

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Double Standard? Marijuana Or Hemp? DEA Indian Tribe Raid Raises Questions

By Phillip Smith Taking advantage of a 2014 Justice Department memo giving Indian tribes a green light to participate in marijuana commerce, as well as a 2014 congressional vote allowing for industrial hemp pilot programs, Wisconsin’s Menominee Tribe earlier this year planted some 30,000 cannabis plants as part of a…

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Oregon Medical Marijuana Company Raises $1.8 Million To Expand Operations

The Attis Group, Inc. (ATTIS), an Oregon-based cannabis cultivator, processor and dispensary owner, has entered into an agreement with Las Vegas, Nevada firm Electrum Partners to help develop plans to expand ATTIS’ business operations. The announcement was made in a joint statement by ATTIS CEO Eli Bilton and Leslie Bocskor,…

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