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Why Wine And Spirits Wholesalers Are Speaking Out About Marijuana Legalization – Forbes

ForbesWhy Wine And Spirits Wholesalers Are Speaking Out About Marijuana LegalizationForbesWeed and wine can coexist, it seems. On July 12, the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) released a statement asserting their support for a state's right to legalize cannabis. The trade organization, which represents the wholesale tier of the ... (c) marijuana legalization - Google News - Read entire story here. Read entire story

Auditor general, Pittsburgh mayor call for marijuana legalization … – Tribune-Review

Tribune-ReviewAuditor general, Pittsburgh mayor call for marijuana legalization ...Tribune-ReviewPittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto joined Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale in calling Thursday for state leaders to legalize marijuana for ...Report: Marijuana legalization in Pa. could add more than $500 million in state tax revenue6abc.comPa. report: Legalizing marijuana could generate $580 million in state ...Philly.comDePasquale, Peduto Read entire story

Legalization becomes reality in Vermont

It’s a big day. July 1, 2018 will go down in Vermont’s history as the day the state officially stopped punishing adults for consuming marijuana. Residents of Vermont are seeing the fruits of our movement’s tireless efforts to reform harmful and ill-conceived marijuana laws. Adults can now legally possess, consume, and grow limited amounts of marijuana. Read our summary of the law here. MPP was a primary driving force behind this victory – and Read entire story

Georgia PTSD and intractable pain patients may now enroll in low-THC oil program

Georgians suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and those with intractable pain may begin signing up for the state’s low-THC oil program. A bill passed earlier this year, House Bill 65, went into effect on July 1, adding these two serious conditions. Intractable pain is devastating and is often defined as constant and excruciating. Those who experience it sometimes turn to reliance on opioid medications. While low-THC oil may not Read entire story

Upstate judge’s property used for marijuana growing operation, SLED says – WYFF Greenville

WYFF GreenvilleUpstate judge's property used for marijuana growing operation, SLED saysWYFF GreenvilleAn Upstate judge was arrested after a marijuana growing operation was discovered on his property, according to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. Mareno Cyrus Foggie, 38, a Laurens County magistrate, is charged with manufacturing marijuana ...Laurens County magistrate arrested in marijuana growing operation bustGreenville NewsSC Read entire story

Sheriff’s office finds more than 400 marijuana plants growing near … – Martinsville Bulletin

Martinsville BulletinSheriff's office finds more than 400 marijuana plants growing near ...Martinsville BulletinSTANLEYTOWN – Law enforcement officers discovered 450 marijuana plants in the Stanleytown area this week, along with additional marijuana plants near ...$1.35 million worth of marijuana seized in Henry County... - WSLS 10WSLS 10450 marijuana plants seized in Henry County - WDBJ7WDBJ7all 5 news articles » (c) marijuana growing Read entire story

Medical Cannabis is Still not Covered by Ontario’s Disability Support Program

July 18, 2018, OntarioCanada is going to be the first nation state to legalize all forms of cannabis. However, there are many issues on the ground where the strain and its users are being persecuted as before. For example, the country’s major province and economic hub Ontario is still not giving medical marijuana the same status given to every other conventional treatment. The Disability Support Program in the province is turning down the Read entire story

New York’s Health Department Report Backs Marijuana Legalization

July 18, 2018, New YorkIn the start of this year, the governor of New York, Andrew M. Cuomo commissioned the state’s health department to study and assess the implications of cannabis legalization. The department has finalized its report this Monday. In the report, the department has talked about a wide range of implications of the legalization and a regulated market of recreational cannabis. The report has given cannabis advocates a good enough Read entire story

The Ten Best Dispensaries in the East Bay

San Francisco’s dispensaries are a direct reflection of the city itself; they tend to be boutiquey or more over the top than one would expect of a cannabis club. Like lots of San Francisco, everything feels very new. Across the bridge on the other side of the bay, however, things could not be more different. Berkeley is home to two of the oldest marijuana dispensaries in the country, and the region has, for the most part, put function over form. Read entire story

How To Get Bigger Buds and Increase Yield

1.    Pruning and topping 2.    Add a flower booster grow light 3.    Correct type and amount of nutrients 4.    Harvest the plants at the right time 1. Topping to increase the number of colas Prune to clear off dead leaves to help your plants focus their energy on the live parts of the plant. Prune large leaves which get in the way of light reaching the colas. Topping is a form of pruning and involves pruning off the branch tip of the main cola. Read entire story

Injured Workers in Ontario Advised to Seek Opioids Instead of Cannabis

Why are Ontario’s injured workers being told to seek opioids over medical marijuana? Injured workers in Ontario, Canada who wish to treat their conditions with cannabis are being forced to use opiates instead. According to the CBC, the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is refusing to cover cannabis for patients licensed to use medical marijuana. Some private insurers in Canada began offering coverage for medicinal marijuana in Read entire story

Half Of Pediatricians Say Their Patients Have Used Medical Weed, Study Finds

"We thought it was less than that," says principal investigator Richard Belanger. About half of pediatric doctors surveyed about cannabis say they've encountered a young patient who had used marijuana for a medical reason. The questionnaire for the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program found 419 of 835 respondents had a patient who had used either authorized or unauthorized cannabis for some sort of medical relief. The one-time study did not Read entire story

Brown Co. Will Have Referendum On Support For Medical Marijuana, Not Recreational – WeAreGreenBay.com

WeAreGreenBay.comBrown Co. Will Have Referendum On Support For Medical Marijuana, Not RecreationalWeAreGreenBay.comGREEN BAY, Wis. - The Brown County Board of supervisors voted on Wednesday to allow a referendum question on support for medical marijuana, but not recreational marijuana, on the November ballot. This is not a referendum that would legalize ...Brown Co. voters to vote on medical marijuana advisory referendumWBAYall 3 news articles Read entire story

Florida approves $13.3 million for medical marijuana office – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comFlorida approves $13.3 million for medical marijuana officeTampabay.comA joint committee of state lawmakers reluctantly approved another $13.3 million in funding for the state office regulating medical marijuana Thursday, despite being frustrated by delays in implementing the bill that broadly legalized the drug for ...Delays remain in start of Ohio medical marijuanaThe Columbus DispatchOhio's medical marijuana program faces more Read entire story