Canada’s pot industry so hot it’s importing workers

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By The Cannabist Network It was mid-summer, fewer than three months before Canada legalized recreational marijuana, and Vic Neufeld had a problem. The post Canada’s pot industry so hot it’s importing workers appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source:: The Cannabist

GOP House Leader Calling for Legal Marijuana in Rhode Island

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By Marijuana Moment The Republican leader in Rhode Island’s House of Representatives thinks the state should fully legalize marijuana. But while that news would typically bode well for reform efforts in state legislatures, the problem is that the Democratic speaker isn’t quite on board — and the House is dominantly controlled by Democrats. In an… Read more »

Loveland illegal pot operation dismantled by police

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By The Cannabist Network The Northern Colorado Drug Task Force executed three search warrants Nov. 30 on warehouses in the 1500 block of Taurus Court, where authorities found 856 live cannabis plants, according to a Tuesday afternoon release. The post Loveland illegal pot operation dismantled by police appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source::… Read more »

Colorado should wipe low-level marijuana convictions clean

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By The Cannabist Network Possessing small amounts of marijuana has been legal in Colorado now for six years, and yet convictions still haunt those who got caught with a small amount of pot or paraphernalia before voters approved Amendment 64 in 2012. The post Colorado should wipe low-level marijuana convictions clean appeared first on The… Read more »

‘Compromise’ Medical Marijuana Bill is Made Into Law in Utah

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By Nicolas Juarez Utah lawmakers approved a controversial medical marijuana bill in a special session Dec. 3, 2018. There’s your final vote on the medical marijuana “compromise.” #utpol pic.twitter.com/w9Ip3KQE8E — Robert Gehrke (@RobertGehrke) December 3, 2018 During the Nov. 6, 2018, election, Utah voters passed a separate medical cannabis initiative, Proposition 2, that would allow… Read more »

Study: Vaporization Produces More Intense High Than Smoking Flower

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By Marijuana Moment Vaping marijuana gets you higher than smoking it, according to a new study published in an American Medical Association journal. To test the difference, researchers started by recruiting 17 people who’d consumed cannabis in the past year but had abstained for at least one month. Each individual participated in six sessions that… Read more »

Utah Lawmakers’ Special Session To Hash Out Marijuana Policy

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By Marijuana Moment Utah lawmakers will convene in a special session Dec. 3, 2018, to discuss a medical marijuana “compromise” bill after voters approved a separate measure that faced opposition from the Mormon church, Utah Medical Association and political insiders. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert made the announcement on Friday. Here’s the letter @GovHerbert sent to… Read more »

“Capitalistic” United States faces Canada fight for cannabis supremacy

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By The Cannabist Network A key question has emerged as investors pour billions of dollars into the marijuana industry: Will it be U.S. or Canadian companies that win the race for cannabis supremacy? The post “Capitalistic” United States faces Canada fight for cannabis supremacy appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source:: The Cannabist