Day: November 28, 2018

New Jersey Marijuana Legalization Heading to Final Vote by Lawmakers

Reading Time: 4 minutes New Jersey moved closer to becoming the 11th U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana use after legislative committees approved bills to end the prohibition and wipe out the criminal records of some drug offenders. The action puts the bills on track for all-but-certain passage by the Assembly and Senate on Dec. 17. While Governor Phil […]

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Marijuana will be legalized in Michigan in December

Reading Time: 1 minute Marijuana will be legal in Michigan in December. The state board of canvassaers has unanimously certified the Nov. 6 election results Monday afternoon, ending a four-year effort  for marijuana legalization. Marijuana will be legal in the state on Dec. 6, 2018. Residents 21 years of age and older will be allowed to buy, possess and […]

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Marijuana, mountains and money: How Lesotho is cashing in

Reading Time: 8 minutes Lesotho is aiming to make money from the booming medicinal marijuana industry, but the BBC’s Vumani Mkhize says the southern African nation already has an unheralded illicit trade in the drug for recreational use. Green dust swirls around Mampho Thulo as she uses her hands to scoop dried marijuana leaves from a massive heap on […]

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How The Largest Marijuana Retail Space In The U.S. Plans To Revamp A District

Reading Time: 3 minutes For a while it looked like the best thing to bring to a neighborhood was a new Whole Foods grocery store. One study showed that homes in these neighborhoods would appreciate at a much faster rate than if they were near a Trader Joe’s (and both were better than a Starbucks). Another sign a neighborhood is on the cusp of […]

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Legal weed or medical marijuana? NJ medical dispensaries skirt nonprofit law to survive

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When New Jersey lawmakers authorized the state’s first medical marijuana dispensaries in 2010, they assured a skeptical public that the new law “will …
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The ‘Green Dimension’: Inside the Lives of California’s Marijuana Trimmers

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These workers, known as “trimmigrants,” patiently cut off the shaggy leaves and brittle stems of marijuana buds, trimming each one into a compact …
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British Columbia police officer raises concerns about online weed edible sales

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Cannabis-savvy nurses help Canadians explore medical marijuana … 11, 2017, photo, a display of Creatos, Weed-Itz and Flavorblaster marijuana …
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South Sound marijuana shop allegedly offered free samples

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A marijuana store in Olympia is accused of handing out free samples. The Olympian reported that last month, officers with the Washington State Liquor …
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Counties push to be heard as state weighs green light for marijuana

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Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat slated to begin his third term as the state’s chief executive in January, has signaled that the legalization of marijuana in …
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Medical marijuana shops may be able to buy from caregivers

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — – Medical marijuana shops that have trouble buying pot from licensed growers may get a reprieve from regulators as a new …
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