Federal drug agents raid multiple homes in Aurora in search of illegal marijuana grows

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By The Cannabist Network Federal and local agents fanned out across an affluent Aurora neighborhood near Cherokee Trail High School on Wednesday morning executing search warrants on suspected illegal marijuana grow houses, authorities say. The post Federal drug agents raid multiple homes in Aurora in search of illegal marijuana grows appeared first on The Cannabist…. Read more »

Canada set to become largest country with legal marijuana sales

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By The Cannabist Network Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about how much weed they could grow there. The post Canada set to become largest country with legal marijuana sales appeared first on The Cannabist. …read more Source:: The Cannabist

Study: High-Schoolers Are Growing More Tolerant Of Peers Who Use Marijuana

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By Marijuana Moment Young people who don’t use cannabis are becoming increasingly tolerant of their peers who do, according to a new study. In an effort to track how patterns of consumption and attitudes toward cannabis are shifting in the age of legalization, researchers at Pennsylvania State University looked at nationally representative surveys of high… Read more »

Medical Marijuana May Cost Pennsylvania Woman Home Subsidy

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By Monterey Bud Millions of people currently live in federally subsidized housing are prohibited from using medical marijuana, regardless of whether its legal in their state. But, with 31 states and Washington, D.C. legalizing medicinal or recreational cannabis use, there’s a growing number of people who view this as the perfect opportunity to revisit our… Read more »

Midwest States Gear up for Marijuana Legalization Votes

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By Associated Press By, David Eggert LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Backers of broad cannabis legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November 2018 and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states. Michigan and North Dakota, where voters previously authorized medical cannabis,… Read more »

Nurses Learn and Educate About Marijuana’s Health Benefits

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By Marijuana.com Staff By, Linda Childers Obtaining a prescription for medical cannabis can be the first step toward relief for consumers suffering from debilitating symptoms, but many are challenged to navigate the sometimes-unfamiliar terrain of dispensaries and then find the best product to suit their needs. Now nursing organizations are stepping in to help them… Read more »

Marijuana Legalization Support Grows in 2018, Poll Finds

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By Marijuana Moment Support for marijuana legalization increased again, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center. In the poll of about 1,750 people administered in late September 2018, 62 percent of Americans said they agreed that cannabis should be legal. That’s a 1 percentage point point bump since the last time the center… Read more »

Pennsylvania Lawmakers To Vote on Marijuana Decriminalization

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By Marijuana Moment A bill that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana could advance in the Pennsylvania legislature the week of Oct. 8, 2018. The House Judiciary Committee was scheduled to take up the bill Oct. 9, 2018. It was filed by Republican state Rep. Barry Jozwiak, a former state trooper and… Read more »

Which Medical Marijuana Model Would France Choose?

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By Marijuana.com Staff By, Aurelien Bernard France has created a governmental scientific committee comprising experts in neurology, sociology, pain management, HIV/AIDS, and public drug policies to evaluate whether medical cannabis should be available. This panel, the Temporary Scientific Specialist Committee (CSST), is charged with determining whether to approve medical cannabis, and if approved, to draft… Read more »