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Second marijuana shop opens in Seattle

Second marijuana shop opens in Seattle

Posted by Admin on 2014-10-01 09:41:00

Uncle Ike's Pot Shop is the second in the city granted a license by the state Liquor Control Board. And like the opening of other recreational cannabis stores in the state, someone stood in line more than 12 hours before the official opening of the store.

Yet another Obama admin breakthrough on marijuana

Yet another Obama admin breakthrough on marijuana

Posted by Admin on 2015-06-23 11:33:00

After decades of a costly “war on drugs,” candidate Barack Obama made clear in 2008 that voters would see a very different approach in his administration. To his credit, President Obama has largely followed through on those campaign promises. The administration has already taken a progressive approach to marijuana, for example, clearing the way for unprecedented state experimentation. This week, the Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim reported on another breakthrough.

10 Scientific Studies Showing Marijuana Is Safe and Effective

10 Scientific Studies Showing Marijuana Is Safe and Effective

Posted by Admin on 2016-12-30 16:06:00

The year has seen another mountain of marijuana research, and there's a lot of good news.

Springs Woman Claims Marijuana Cured Her Son’s Cancer

Springs Woman Claims Marijuana Cured Her Son’s Cancer

Posted by Admin on 2014-09-25 12:40:00

More than 200 children under the age of 10 now have medical marijuana cards in Colorado, according to information received in a CBS4 records request. One woman in Colorado Springs now goes so far to say marijuana has cured her 4-year-old son’s cancer.

Security Concern Comes From Inside the Cannabis Industry

Security Concern Comes From Inside the Cannabis Industry

Posted by Admin on 2015-06-12 11:01:00

The most successful way to stop employee theft is to simply hire people who are really trustworthy. “The most successful dispensaries around here hire full-time employees and offer them a small part of profit-sharing,” Owens said. “If you’re continually hiring part-time people, and you have turnover, and you’re going through new staff every three to six months – which I see out here a lot – they’re trying to put Band-Aids on the problem. You need to bring them in and make them part of the solution, and reward them for good work.”

After States Legalized Medical Marijuana, Traffic Deaths Fell

After States Legalized Medical Marijuana, Traffic Deaths Fell

Posted by Admin on 2016-12-29 15:53:00

Legalization of medical marijuana is not linked with increased traffic fatalities, a new study finds. In some states, in fact, the number of people killed in traffic accidents dropped after medical marijuana laws were enacted.

CT medical marijuana dispensaries now selling pot

CT medical marijuana dispensaries now selling pot

Posted by Admin on 2014-09-24 16:44:00

Connecticut’s medical marijuana system is finally up and running. The first state-licensed grower sent its first shipment to dispensaries this week. That means qualified patients are getting their first ever legal pot.

Michigan MMJ Industry Booming

Michigan MMJ Industry Booming

Posted by Admin on 2015-06-12 09:44:00

Michigan actually legalized medical cannabis four years ago, but things looked grim at first. The state ruled that dispensaries were technically illegal in spite of the allowance to medicate, and with that ruling in place, it was virtually impossible to get anywhere with the industry. Many of the dispensaries that were looking to get started closed down, and a lot of fledgling business owners were losing hope... ...There are currently 175,000 registered patients and 33,000 registered caregivers in the state, which is thousands more than ever before. This can be chalked up to the opening of more dispensaries and access to medicine, as well as the fact that PTSD has been added to the list of acceptable ailments, opening the treatment up for veterans.

A Cannabis Business Park Covering 1 Million Square Feet Is Coming To Massachusetts

A Cannabis Business Park Covering 1 Million Square Feet Is Coming To Massachusetts

Posted by Admin on 2016-12-28 16:13:00

The canna-business park will be 1 million sq ft and include energy-efficient greenhouses for cultivation, plant processing spaces, facilitiesfor creating infused products, a testing laboratory, research and training centers, and corporate offices.

If All 50 States Legalized Recreational Weed, Tax Revenue Could Be $3 Billion A Year

If All 50 States Legalized Recreational Weed, Tax Revenue Could Be $3 Billion A Year

Posted by Admin on 2014-09-23 15:30:00

A finance site has calculated that if all 50 states were to legalize recreational marijuana today, the state governments would be raking in a total of $3.1 billion in taxes a year.

Wilie Nelson's History with Cannabis

Wilie Nelson's History with Cannabis

Posted by Admin on 2015-06-12 08:35:00

A reflection on Nelson's involvement in light of his recent marijuana company... ...His career began at the young age of seven, when he got his first guitar in the small Texas town where he grew up, and started making music for his friends and family to enjoy. It didn’t take long before he also started to be something of a troublemaker, and this manifested in his early days as a smoker of just about anything he could get his hands on.

Six Predictions For The Marijuana Industry In 2017

Six Predictions For The Marijuana Industry In 2017

Posted by Admin on 2016-12-27 14:25:00

It's time to look ahead and see what's in store for the cannabis industry in 2017.

Colorado Retail Marijuana Sales Finally Beat Medical

Colorado Retail Marijuana Sales Finally Beat Medical

Posted by Admin on 2014-09-11 10:14:00

Retail sales have lagged medical sales since pot shops opened on Jan. 1, fueling concern that projected tax revenues would fall short

"I'll Eat It, Drink It, Smoke It, Snort It"Morgan Freeman Defends His Marijuana Use

Posted by Admin on 2015-05-11 14:00:00

“Marijuana has many useful uses,” he says. “I have fibromyalgia pain in this arm, and the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana. They’re talking about kids who have grand mal seizures, and they’ve discovered that marijuana eases that down to where these children can have a life. That right there, to me, says, ‘Legalize it across the board!’” - Morgan Freeman

Marijuana Industry Raises Over $1 Billion In 2016

Marijuana Industry Raises Over $1 Billion In 2016

Posted by Admin on 2016-12-22 14:27:00

Over $1 billion has been raised in the cannabis industry in 2016, according to Viridian Capital Advisors.

Finally, Some Hard Science on Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Patients

Finally, Some Hard Science on Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Patients

Posted by Admin on 2014-09-03 13:11:00

A groundbreaking clinical trial may provide some answers to medical marijuana as a seizure treatment

New Jersey Governor Will “Not Permit” Marijuana if President

New Jersey Governor Will “Not Permit” Marijuana if President

Posted by Admin on 2015-04-23 15:11:00

Governor Chris Christie recently stated on radio that he would not let America legalize marijuana if he is elected president in 2016. Christie stated he would “crack down” on the pro-marijuana states.

This Will Be The Next Marijuana Capital Of The World

This Will Be The Next Marijuana Capital Of The World

Posted by Admin on 2016-12-19 15:04:00

In 2017, expect the momentum to grow with further mainstreaming of cannabis and the cementing of the industry.

Weed 3, CNN's Marijuana Documentary Airs

Weed 3, CNN's Marijuana Documentary Airs

Posted by Admin on 2015-04-23 16:03:00

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta is back with more revelations about medical marijuana with his latest documentary, “Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution.”

Study Says Teens Now Prefer Pot Over Tobacco

Study Says Teens Now Prefer Pot Over Tobacco

Posted by Admin on 2016-12-15 16:26:00

Cigarettes are out. Joints are in.