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Marijuana Legalization Still Not Contributing to Higher Rates of … – MERRY JANE

MERRY JANEMarijuana Legalization Still Not Contributing to Higher Rates of ...MERRY JANEWhile marijuana's opposing forces love to say that legalization will lead to an increase in underage consumption, a new study finds this reform has yet to inspire ...Stop marijuana legalizationNolan Chart LLCMarijuana legalization opponents warned teen pot use would go up. So far, it hasn't.VoxTeen marijuana use is not rising in Washington state after Read entire story

Legalizing Pot And Marijuana Tax Revenues To Be Focus Of Legislative Hearing – Hartford Courant

Hartford CourantLegalizing Pot And Marijuana Tax Revenues To Be Focus Of Legislative HearingHartford CourantWednesday's big legislative hearing on legalizing pot in Connecticut may have more to do with the state's huge money problems than with the issues surrounding marijuana use. The bill to legalize recreational cannabis calls for a total state tax on pot ...and more » (c) marijuana legalization - Google News - Read entire story Read entire story

Ohioans Seek Residency Requirement for Marijuana Cultivation – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportOhioans Seek Residency Requirement for Marijuana CultivationU.S. News & World ReportMany Ohioans attending a public hearing this week in the Columbus suburb of Reynoldsburg on the proposed medical marijuana growing rules urged state regulators to add a residency requirement. Several other states have included such requirements in ...and more » (c) marijuana growing - Google News - Read entire story here. Read entire story

Should only Ohio residents be allowed to grow medical marijuana in state? – The Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus DispatchShould only Ohio residents be allowed to grow medical marijuana in state?The Columbus DispatchThe Ohio Department of Commerce hearing on proposed state marijuana growing rules attracted about 100 people to the State Fire Marshal's office, 8895 E. Main St., in Reynoldsburg. The rules will next be reviewed by the Joint Committee on Agency Rule ...Ohio considers steps in marijuana growingToledo Bladeall 7 news articles Read entire story

Massachusetts to Reset Recreational Pot Law

Back in November, the voters in favor of legalized Marijuana went on to vote and achieve the feat. However, there was a lot to be decided, the laws, the regulations, the distribution, and a lot more. Massachusetts was to open up hearings regarding the changes that were to be incorporated, but the date has been delayed at the request of the voters.Those that voted in favor of legalized marijuana recently appealed that the changes should be held Read entire story

Top 25 Marijuana Forums To Follow

In the marijuana world, it is sometimes difficult to exchange information because there can be legal issues associated with marijuana (and especially growing marijuana). For that reason, online forums are one of the best ways to stay in the loop, receive help from more experienced growers, and share your expertise. Take a look at some of the best marijuana-related forums below.I Love Growing MarijuanaI Love Growing MarijuanaThis forum is Read entire story

Strain Review: LA Cheese from Essential Extracts

Texture: Whole Plant Rosin Batter Cultivar: LA Cheese Made By: Essential Extracts Made in: Denver, Colorado Essential Extracts is based out of Denver, Colorado and has been at the forefront of the solvent-less game since 2010. The term “solvent-less” to describe non-hydrocarbon hash, was coined by Nikka T to reference the extraction methods he was implementing, during a time when full melt water hash was the dominating force in the solvent-less Read entire story

Exclusive Excerpts from ‘Smuggler’ by Roger Reaves

Roger Reaves grew up a poor farm boy in Georgia and went from making ‘moonshine’ to becoming one of the most prolific smugglers of the 20th century. He covered six continents, transporting 20 ton ship loads of hash, tons of cocaine, and completed more than 100 sorties across the US border with plane loads of marijuana. From Medellin Cartel kingpins Jorge Ochoa and Pablo Escobar to “Mr Nice” Howard Marks and the infamous Barry Seal, who was Rogers Read entire story

Let’s Talk About Weed: How Medicinal Cannabis Might Help

FOR Rozanne Burley, medicinal cannabis was a saviour for her 16-year-old son Adam. The single mum of three has endured the unimaginable with her youngest boy, who has Dravet syndrome. At his worst, he was having up to 20 seizures a night and has been left with severe brain damage as result of continued seizures from the age of eight months. Rozanne started Adam on medicinal cannabis at age 12 after strong anti-convulsion medications Read entire story

Growing Cannabis Outdoors in Alaska is Challenging, but Not Impossible

We are not quite at the real start of the indoor part of the outdoor growing season, so let me take a bit of space to answer some questions about cannabis. Where it has been legalized Outside, this plant has been hailed as the new tomato for home hobby gardeners. Lots of folks are trying to grow their own for the first time. Well, it is clear to me Alaska gardeners are no different. The… (c) Cannabis Culture - Read entire story here. Read entire story

Arkansas Lawmakers To Legalize Hemp

Little Rock, Ark. — A push is on at the state legislature to legalize an industrial cousin to the marijuana plant that proponents say could be a huge benefit to the state’s economy. Hemp can be used to make everything from biofuels to clothing. It’s been illegal in Arkansas since the 1930’s when marijuana was first outlawed even though hemp only contains trace amounts of the psychoactive compound THC. Friday, a state house Read entire story

Oxford University To Launch Study On Medical Benefits Of Marijuana

Researchers at Oxford University are to undertake a £10 million study on the medical benefits of marijuana in treating pain, cancer and inflammatory diseases. It follows calls from some MPs for a law to allow medical use of cannabis, with polls suggesting 58 per cent of people would back such a move. In recent years, studies have increasingly supported the medical value of cannabis in treating such conditions as multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Read entire story

Florida medical marijuana patients say lawmakers are ignoring the will of the voters by creating unnecessary red tape – Orlando Weekly

Orlando WeeklyFlorida medical marijuana patients say lawmakers are ignoring the will of the voters by creating unnecessary red tapeOrlando WeeklySeventy-one percent of Florida voters approved the constitutional amendment that expands the state's medical marijuana program to patients with conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder, cancer, glaucoma, epilepsy, HIV, AIDS, ALS, Crohn's disease, ...Florida Medical Marijuana Rule Delays Are Read entire story

Bill to fund UF medical marijuana surveillance system – WCJB

West Fargo PioneerBill to fund UF medical marijuana surveillance systemWCJBGAINESVILLE, Fla -- A bill moving through the state legislature would fund medical marijuana research at the University of Florida. HB 3159, filed by Representative Dane Eagle, would provide nearly $2.5 million to UF's proposed Marijuana and Safety ...Medical marijuana supporter cites possibility of lawsuit as legislators change law approved by votersWest Fargo Read entire story

Medical Cannabis Regulations in California

What is happening with California state medical cannabis regulations? In 2015, California’s Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA) passed, which established licensing and regulatory framework for medical cannabis cultivation, manufacture, transport, storage, distribution and sale in California.  The California Department of Consumer Affairs created the cannabis regulatory department known as the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Read entire story

No More Delays for Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Program

Despite its promising beginnings, the medical cannabis program in Maryland has suffered since its implementation in 2013. For the past four years, Maryland's medical cannabis program has been subjected to repeated legislative changes, an extensive public debate over establishing a regulatory structure, and a large applicant pool for licenses. Patients are still awaiting access. It is now possible that these patients may be forced to wait even Read entire story

Prospects for marijuana legalization dim – vtdigger.org

vtdigger.orgProspects for marijuana legalization dimvtdigger.orgTom Burditt, R-West Rutland, whose dissenting vote last year helped extinguish a Senate marijuana legalization bill. Through committee review, this year's proposal was downgraded in scope. The panel started with a provision that would have legalized ...Vermont marijuana legalization bills headed for back burner, but all's not lostThe Cannabistall 84 news articles » (c) Read entire story

Limited Medical Marijuana Bills Introduced in Indiana

A pair of bills that would allow certain patients to use low-THC cannabis are winding their way through the Indiana Legislature. One of the bills is markedly stronger than the other. SB 15 would allow patients suffering from intractable epilepsy to administer low-THC, CBD-rich medical cannabis with their doctor’s authorization. The bill would create a registry program and permit pharmacists to dispense the oil. It has passed the Senate and is now Read entire story

New Mexico Aims to Reduce Marijuana Penalties

The State Senate of New Mexico has approved a bill recently, which has proposed the removal of all criminal penalties for the possession of marijuana in small amounts. The new penalty will be simply a 50 dollar fine. The Senate successfully voted to remove the older system of penalties, which include jail time for low-level possessions. This bill coincides with other proposed bills in New Mexico that are all about introducing legalization for Read entire story