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By Schwilly Cannabis has a long, fascinating history. Lit History is a weekly series that tells follow that history by sharing some of the long-forgotten stories of weed’s contribution to medicine, science, and culture. Today, Schwilly examines the artistic representation of Bologna’s hemp history. Cannabis is so ingrained in Italy’s history that it is literally inscribed into […] …read more

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By Associated Press By, Mike Catalini TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey prosecutors cannot categorically decriminalize cannabis, though they can use discretion when pursuing such cases, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in newly published guidance. The nearly nine-page guidance for municipal prosecutors comes as the Democratic-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy consider […] …read more

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By Associated Press By, John Rogers and Krysta Fauria LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Janikian, who writes about marijuana for publications including Playboy and Rolling Stone, said after she tells someone what she does for a living, she usually spends the rest of the conversation “trying to act so friendly and mainstream” so they don’t think she’s stoned. […] …read more

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By Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Assembly will seek public input on legalizing cannabis in New York at four hearings in fall 2018. The hearings are being planned by Democratic Assembly members Joseph Lentol, Richard Gottfried, Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Linda Rosenthal. Peoples-Stokes has sponsored a bill to regulate and tax the adult use of marijuana […] …read more

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By Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — The first full year of legal cannabis sales in Nevada exceeded expectations by 40 percent, state tax officials said Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Taxable marijuana sales statewide totaled $529.9 million and raised nearly $70 million in tax revenues — including $27.5 million for schools — the Nevada Department of Taxation said. […] …read more

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By Marijuana.com Staff The Strain Review is the quintessential Marijuana.com column. And since cannabis consumers come in many forms, we’ve included several points of view. Our longtime reviewer Monterey Bud joins Marijuana.com’s Allena Braithwaite and Suzy Nguyen. Today, they’ll be reviewing Nameless Genetics’ Watermelon. Test results were not available for this sample. Monterey Bud Watermelon embraces the floral […] …read more

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By Andy Andersen Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is joining the board of publicly traded cannabis company MedMen, the Los Angeles Times reported. Villaraigosa’s new appointment marks his return to the business world after a resounding defeat in the June 2018 California Democratic gubernatorial primary to Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. MedMen, a Culver City, California-based company that […] …read more

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By Lesley Nickus When it comes to researching the effects of cannabis, scientists have many challenges. Despite this, researchers have come up with clever workarounds for gathering the data necessary to evaluate their hypotheses. During the 2018 Cannabis Science Conference — held Tuesday, Aug. 28, and Wednesday, Aug. 29, in Portland, Oregon — Jeff Chen, director of the […] …read more

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By Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A legislative committee has agreed that more conditions can be added to Connecticut’s medical cannabis program. The General Assembly’s Regulations Review Committee voted Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, to include eight new conditions for adults and two new additions for adults and patients younger than 18 that can be treated with marijuana. […] …read more

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By Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law allowing medical marijuana to be used as a painkiller, instead of highly addictive opioids. The law, SB 336, that Rauner signed Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, is effective immediately. It allows physicians to temporarily prescribe cannabis for pain relief as a means to combat […] …read more

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