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Colorado Cops Now Need More Than Drug Dogs to Search Your Car

The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled last week that an alert by a drug-sniffing dog is not sufficient evidence to search one’s vehicle. The ruling of the three-judge panel is a victory for legalization efforts. It determines that because cannabis is legal in Colorado, citizens

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Jul 17, 2017 | News

Nevada Pot Shops are Already Dankrupt After Two Weeks

It’s only been two weeks since adults could legally buy recreational marijuana in Nevada – but dispensaries in the state are already almost dry, prompting Gov. Brian Sandoval to issue a “statement of emergency.” The state’s nearly 50 dispensaries are running low on supplies of

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Jul 10, 2017 | News

More U.S. Weed Companies Appear on the Canadian Stock Market

As excitement grows surrounding Canada’s eminent nationwide legalization of recreational marijuana, still more focus is falling on the Canadian Securities Exchange. Now a U.S. grow will make an appearance on the scene. Vancouver, British Colombia-based company Friday Night Inc., which owns a medical marijuana cultivator

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Jun 20, 2017 | News
NA-POT-LEGALIZING20 TORONTO, ON - APRIL 20 - 420 celebrations at Yonge Dundas square. Health Minister Jane Philpott says Canada will introduce legislation in the spring of next year to begin the process of legalizing and regulating marijuana. April 20, 2016. Randy Risling/Toronto Star

OH, CANNABIS! Canada to Legalize Rec Weed by Mid-2018

It’s been more than a year since the hype surrounding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise to introduce marijuana legislation that would legalize recreational cannabis for adults nationwide, however, unlike the current American political climate, Canada’s government seems to be making good on it’s promise. News

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Mar 27, 2017 | News

Florida Unveils Disappointing Medical Cannabis Regulations

As if Florida medical marijuana supporters didn’t have to work hard enough to get medical cannabis in the hands of the patients who need it, lawmakers have begun a fresh battle against legalization. On Tuesday, Fort Myers Rep. Ray Rodrigues revealed the first official regulations

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Mar 8, 2017 | News

Can this Republican Congressman from Virginia Save Legal Weed?

When Senator Bernie Sanders in 2015 introduced his bill, which would remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act and allow each state to decide if adults may consume cannabis, the Vermont lawmaker failed to acquire a cosponsor, let alone get the measure passed. But

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Mar 2, 2017 | News

Trump Deletes Opposition to Marijuana Legalization from White House Website

It’s the usual practice for an incoming president to completely wipe and rebuild the White House website, but President Donald Trump’s job of it has raised some eyebrows in the marijuana advocacy community. The 45th President has removed the Office of National Drug Control Policy

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Feb 7, 2017 | News
The Business of Marijuana

Massive Grows Drive Down Cost of Legal Weed

Good news for recreational marijuana consumers: weed is getting cheaper. According to new industry analyses, 2016 saw a flood of growers getting their bud to market, significantly driving down the price of legal retail flower in the U.S. “Wholesale marijuana prices declined in 2016 from

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Jan 31, 2017 | News

Which States Will Legalize Cannabis in 2017?

November saw the passing of legalization of marijuana in California, Massachusetts, Nevada and Maine (recreational), and Montana, North Dakota, Florida and Arkansas (medical). So who’s next? Delaware – Legalization of recreational marijuana should be discussed by the state legislature in early 2017. Medical cannabis bill

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Jan 26, 2017 | News

Oregon Company Announces Weed-Friendly Campsite

Oregon-based Grow Condos announced a new idea in the marijuana world this week: smoke weed while camping. OK, maybe the idea isn’t so new. But the Eagle Point, Ore. company, which scouts warehouse space for cannabis growers, is going a little further by planning a

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Jan 24, 2017 | News