Study Finds Colorado Dispensaries Promoting Weed Use During Pregnancy

A recent study has found that some Colorado dispensaries are promoting cannabis use during pregnancy. Researchers posed as pregnant women looking for help with morning sickness. A majority of the dispensaries contacted recommended medical marijuana products, according to the study in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Torri Metz is a high-risk obstetrician at Denver

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Milwaukee Unanimously Votes to Put Marijuana on November Ballot

A Milwaukee County Board committee has voted unanimously to put a marijuana referendum on the November ballot. The Judiciary, Safety and General Services Committee gave their approval to the proposal yesterday. Milwaukee County is the most populous county in the state of Wisconsin. The election would not by itself end the prohibition of marijuana. It calls on the

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FBI Raids California Mayor, Marijuana Dispensary On Bribery Charges

On Tuesday, FBI agents executed a series of search warrants in Adelanto, CA that included City Hall, a marijuana dispensary, and Mayor Rich Kerr’s home. FBI spokesperson Laura Eimiller said the agency acted in concert with the IRS, the San Bernardino County’s DA office, and the Sheriff’s Department. Full details of the investigation are pending.

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Phil Lesh to Headline NorCal Cannabis Cup Music Lineup

The NorCal Cannabis Cup is less than a month away, and we have some exciting new developments. Vendors will be selling the hottest, most innovative products, visual artists from Black Light Visuals will be doing trippy body painting, and, of course, tons of freebies and swag will be raining from the stage. Speaking of the

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Canadians Could Soon Spend More On Cannabis Than Liquor

Everyone knew weed would be big in Canada, but who thought it would get so big so fast? According to a report published by leading Canadian bank CIBC, the marijuana market will reach unprecedented heights by 2020. Just a couple of years after legalization, Canadians could be spending more on weed than alcohol. Here’s a

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Academy Dedicated to Cannabis Science Opens Its Doors in… Texas?

A new school dedicated to cannabis science is getting ready to open in, of all places, Texas. The Dallas Ft. Worth Academy of Cannabis Science has begun enrolling students for classes beginning August 4. Co-owner Holly Law explained that her company is part of a franchise network that is opening schools across the country. She

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Video Shows Canvasser Lying About Medical Marijuana Initiative

Controversy has erupted in Utah over an anti-cannabis group’s efforts to remove signatures from a petition supporting medical marijuana. The Utah Medical Association has been hiring canvassers to knock on the doors of people who signed a petition in favor of legalizing medical marijuana. But the canvassers have been misleading the petition’s signers in an

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Utah’s ‘Right to Try’ Medical Marijuana Bill is Officially in Effect

Utah’s ‘Right to Try’ medical marijuana bill officially went into effect yesterday. But under the new law, only terminally ill patients will have access to medicinal cannabis. House Bill 195 (HB195) allows terminally ill patients to possess and use marijuana for medical use. The measure adds medicinal cannabis to the auspices of 2015’s Right to Try

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Georgia Adds Pain and PTSD as Conditions for Medical Marijuana

After months of working its way to Governor Nathan Deal’s desk, a new bill hoped to add intractable pain and PTSD to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana in Georgia. And yesterday, Governor Deal signed the bill into law. A Look at Marijuana in Georgia Georgia has been easing up on weed penalties

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Canadian Veterans Plan Lawsuit Over Medical Marijuana Funding Cuts

A group of Canadian veterans is planning to file a lawsuit over medical marijuana funding cuts by Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC). In May of last year, the VAC reduced the amount of medicinal cannabis it would cover. Before that, the VAC would permit vets to use up to ten grams of medical marijuana per day. But

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