6 Ways To Consume Cannabis Without Smoking It

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Ask anyone who’s thought about trying cannabis for the first time how they imagine themselves using it. They’ll all probably say something similar. Whether it’s a bong, a blunt, a joint, or a bowl, most newbies who think about using cannabis think about smoking it. But today, smoking represents just a fraction of the methods... more →
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Cannabis farmers seek legal way to grow

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  San Diego County has farmers who have worked in the region’s rural residential and commercial agricultural zones for generations. Many of these residents would like to continue this tradition — not by growing avocados or tomatoes — but by lawfully growing cannabis and hemp on their existing properties. This may prove... more →
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AMSTERDAM’S OLDEST COFFEE SHOP FORCED TO CLOSE

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The city of Amsterdam has been shutting down coffee houses and cafes recently as part of a bargain with the national government. The Dutch government has been instituting what it calls the Weed Pass. This is a new policy that restricts non-Dutch nationals from using cannabis coffee houses and cafes. Since Amsterdam’s coffee house... more →
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Why Marijuana Marketing Will Be Bigger Than Ever This Year The 2016 election helped pave the way By Janet Stilson

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The cannabis business had some big wins during this year’s election. Now, that’s stimulating predictions of major greenback growth along with ever-more sophisticated marketing strategies on the part of cannabis companies. In November, citizens of four states—California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada—voted to approve... more →
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Changes in the works for Massachusetts medical marijuana law

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BOSTON — Proposed changes to Massachusetts’ medical marijuana regulations aim to make it easier for patients in hospice care to access medical marijuana. But patient advocates say the new rules will not address the fact that the process takes too long and would not help patients who are being cared for at home. “Hospice... more →
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California’s Gigantic Medical-Marijuana Industry Could Be Devastated by an Unlikely Source

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If you support the legalization of marijuana, 2016 didn’t give you much to complain about. Last year, residents in four states approved recreational-marijuana ballot initiatives, doubling the total from the end of 2015, while five new states put medical-cannabis laws on their books. By year’s end, 28 states and Washington,... more →
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Illinois medical marijuana sales reach $4.4M in November

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  •  Medical marijuana sales reached more than $4.4 million in November at licensed dispensaries throughout Illinois, marking another month of steady growth for the year-old industry. The state released new sales figures for November along with a new tally for how many patients qualify to buy marijuana legally.... more →
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Can’t pay for your medical marijuana? A new fund might help

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A Washington cannabis business group is starting a fund to help patients defray the cost of medical marijuana. The Washington CannaBusiness Association said Tuesday that the new charitable effort will expand patient access to medical marijuana. Marijuana’s illegal status at the federal level can present challenges to patients seeking... more →
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Senator looks to legalize medical marijuana in Texas

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AUSTIN — Physicians and patients came out in full force Tuesday to support a proposed medical cannabis bill that will be considered in the Texas Legislature next year. Senate Bill 269, which was filed Tuesday morning, would allow patients with debilitating or chronic conditions to receive medical cannabis under their doctor’s... more →
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