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Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows
Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows

April 20, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marijuana users have for decades celebrated their love of the drug on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America...




Colorado, Washington mellowing out after years of legal pot
Colorado, Washington mellowing out after years of legal pot

April 5, 2019

SEATTLE (AP) — When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S. Justice Department at bay. Businesses would...



Colorado authorizes medical marijuana use for autism
Colorado authorizes medical marijuana use for autism

April 3, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Colorado has added autism spectrum disorders to the list of disabling medical conditions eligible for medical marijuana treatment. Gov. Jared Polis signed a bipartisan bill into law Tuesday. Autism spectrum disorders include autism, Asperger...


Pot legalization politics: Not just red vs. blue
Pot legalization politics: Not just red vs. blue

April 2, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — To anyone who figured the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use ran along blue state-red state lines, a sudden setback for pot advocates in New Jersey may show the issue isn’t...


Twitter data: Colorado pot users mostly spark up at night
Twitter data: Colorado pot users mostly spark up at night

March 31, 2019

Most marijuana users in Colorado prefer lighting up after dark, according to data from an East Coast cannabis retailer. Dave S. (he said “Call me Dave!”) owns and operates DankGeek.com, one of a growing number...


More aging Americans are using pot to soothe ailments
More aging Americans are using pot to soothe ailments

March 30, 2019

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — The group of white-haired folks — some pushing walkers, others using canes — arrive right on time at the gates of Laguna Woods Village, an upscale retirement community in the...


Marijuana banking bill advances in US House committee
Marijuana banking bill advances in US House committee

March 29, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Legislation that would provide federal protection for financial institutions that serve state-authorized marijuana and ancillary businesses passed a U.S. House committee on Thursday. The House Financial Services Committee voted 45-15 to advance...




Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds
Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

March 21, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic disorder rates. The...






Martha Stewart partners with Canadian cannabis firm
Martha Stewart partners with Canadian cannabis firm

March 1, 2019

No, you’re not smoking something. Martha Stewart is really joining the cannabis craze. The domestic diva said Thursday she is partnering with Canopy Growth Corp. to assist in developing new products that contain non-psychoactive CBD...


Cannabis advocates wary as Colorado considers e-cig limits
Cannabis advocates wary as Colorado considers e-cig limits

February 27, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Cannabis advocates are watching closely as Colorado lawmakers consider limits on where e-cigarettes can be used in an effort to combat rising teen use of nicotine-containing vaping devices. A bipartisan bill getting its first...