Ex-trafficker: “Legalization wouldn’t have put me out of business” (audio)

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By Ricardo Baca Washington resident Scott Johnson is getting ready to spend five years in prison for growing and trafficking marijuana. But ex-trafficker Johnson, who used to grow pot and ship it across the country in a loaded RV, doesn’t think Washington’s soon-to-start legal recreational marijuana sales would have damaged his business. The post Ex-trafficker:… Read more »

Cannabist Q&A: medical research; honey oil, background checks

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By Susan Squibb This Q&A handles readers’ questions on cannabis matters. Topics include recent medical research; honey oil health concerns about residual contaminants; and shop application background checks. The post Cannabist Q&A: medical research; honey oil, background checks appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source: The Cannabist

Inside look at what NYT’s Dowd was told about edibles

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By Ricardo Baca When Pulitzer-winning New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd came to Denver in January 2014 to report on recreational marijuana — the same trip where she overdosed on a cannabis-infused candybar — she reached out to a number of local experts and industry types to get the lay of the land. The post… Read more »

Colorado attorney general backs company’s firing of medical-marijuana patient

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By The Cannabist Network The state attorney general’s office says Coloradans do not have a right to use marijuana off-the-job, siding with a satellite television company in its firing of a medical-marijuana patient. The post Colorado attorney general backs company’s firing of medical-marijuana patient appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source: The Cannabist