Arkansas has 32 medical marijuana dispensary licenses up for grabs. No one wants one

Published: Aug 16, 2017, 3:23 pm • Updated: Aug 16, 2017, 3:23 pm By Tafi Mukunyadzi, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Demand for permission to use, grow and sell medical marijuana in Arkansas is low as the state reaches the halfway point for the application period. Arkansas Department…

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Another SoCal city wants to require permits for residents to grow cannabis at home

Published: Jul 20, 2017, 11:01 am • Updated: Jul 20, 2017, 11:01 am By Monica Rodriguez, The Cannifornian City leaders are taking steps leading to the regulation of recreational marijuana in Pomona, but before moving ahead they want to hear from residents. City Council members gave preliminary approval Monday to…

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Denver wants to double use of recycled water for cannabis crops, other purposes

Published: Jul 14, 2017, 10:19 am • Updated: Jul 14, 2017, 10:20 am By Bruce Finley, Denver Post Denver Water is asking for state permission to expand the uses of recycled water — to include flushing toilets in commercial buildings, washing cows and pigs at the National Western Stock Show,…

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Will weed light new fire for Nevada tourism? State agency wants to find out

Published: Jul 5, 2017, 4:34 pm • Updated: Jul 6, 2017, 1:32 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana won’t be part of any official Nevada tourism campaigns in the near future, but the Silver State’s marketing gurus aren’t necessarily folding on the idea for the long-term. The Nevada…

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California wants big insurance carriers to cover cannabis companies

Published: Jun 1, 2017, 2:25 pm • Updated: Jun 1, 2017, 2:26 pm By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Just like big banks, big insurance carriers have largely shunned the cannabis industry, worried about blowback from federal authorities and risk-adverse investors. “Many insurance companies flat out do not have an…

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