Man flees weed-filled car, runs across highway, calls Uber during wild chase with cops

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 12:12 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 12:12 pm By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Utah police say a man hailed an Uber during a wild chase that ended with officers finding 15 packages of marijuana in the car he’d been riding in. A…

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Cannabist Show: He directed “The Legend of 420”; He runs an Oregon cultivation biz

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 5:09 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 6:05 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Filmmaker Peter Spirer, producer/director of “The Legend of 420” documentary, and Jesse Peters, CEO of Eco Firma Farms, an Oregon cannabis cultivation company. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Documenting hip-hop’s influence…

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Cannabist Show: He runs Julian Marley’s marijuana biz; He dabs distillates

Published: Mar 30, 2017, 5:20 pm • Updated: Mar 30, 2017, 5:21 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: JuJu Royal CEO Travis Belcher and Jim Biviano, founder of concentrates maker Ascend Industries, LLC. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Getting into the nitty gritty of strain genetics. •  Expanding cannabis…

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A billion-dollar industry with nowhere to bank: California’s marijuana biz runs into fed regs

Published: Mar 28, 2017, 7:58 am • Updated: Mar 28, 2017, 8:13 am By Lisa M. Krieger, Bay Area News Group Pot shops will soon be able to legally sell cannabis to anyone who wants it. But what will they do with all that cash? Unless California comes up with a…

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Cannabist Show: She runs Marijuana Industry Group; He’s an MMJ patient who kicked opioids

Published: Mar 2, 2017, 3:08 pm • Updated: Mar 2, 2017, 3:23 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Marijuana Industry Group Executive Director Kristi Kelly and Dustin Mahon, Endocanna CEO. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Sean Spicer and Jeff Sessions both speak out against recreational marijuana: Is there a…

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