Authorities uncover massive illegal pot grow operation in Pueblo tied to Cuban syndicate

The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office uncovered an illegal marijuana grow operation involving a Cuban syndicate. The Pueblo Chieftain reports authorities Wednesday seized 340 plants, 70 pounds of dried marijuana product, thousands of dollars in cash and grow equipment, and made five arrests after executing search warrants at six Pueblo West…

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Cannabis Use Tied To Reduction In Domestic Violence

Cannabis Use Tied To Reduction In Domestic Violence Cannabis doesn’t just have therapeutic applications for health. It can also be a source of healing for families and couples by helping reduce domestic violence. According to the Violence Policy Center, almost three women in the United States are killed each day…

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Marijuana’s 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes

Published: Feb 12, 2018, 9:52 am • Updated: Feb 12, 2018, 10:03 am By Lindsey Tanner, Ap Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Marijuana users’ self-proclaimed holiday is linked with a slight increase in fatal U.S. car crashes, an analysis of 25 years of data found. The study lacks evidence on…

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Man, nephew plead guilty in conspiracy tied to marijuana dispensary

Published: Dec 13, 2017, 2:04 pm • Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 2:04 pm By The Associated Press DETROIT — Two of three family members who prosecutors say conspired to bribe suburban Detroit officials to persuade them to allow a medical marijuana dispensary have pleaded guilty in the case. Fifty-two-year-old Ali…

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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says MMJ “may be helpful” but hands tied by federal law

Published: May 31, 2017, 3:12 pm • Updated: May 31, 2017, 7:21 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff At a “State of the VA” address at the White House Wednesday, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said federal law prevents the department from implementing any potential benefits of medical marijuana…

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