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Hemp Is Officially Going Legal Nationwide
Trump signed a new farm bill into law that will legalize hemp, a non-intoxicating form of cannabis, in all 50 states.
Andrew Cuomo Pushes To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In New York State
Polling shows 63 percent of New Yorkers want to legalize marijuana, and Cuomo just might make it happen.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Calls For Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana In New York
The announcement marks another sign of the governor's shift toward progressive policy positions in recent months.
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Hemp Is Finally About To Go Fully Legit In The U.S.
For almost 50 years, hemp has been considered a Schedule I substance alongside more potent strains of marijuana. Congress is finally set to change that.
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Montana Inmate Claims Religious Right To Smoke Pot In Jail
Adam Owen Grady cited the Bible in his complaint against Missoula County jail, claiming God gave people “every herb bearing seed.”
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10 Things I Learned Working In A Cannabis Dispensary
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It was unlike any experience at an office I’ve ever had.
Canada Just Legalized Weed
At midnight, Canadians were legally able to buy weed for the very first time.
The Children With Epilepsy Who Need Cannabis To Survive
These families rely on cannabis to help their children, who have epilepsy, control their seizures.
Canadian Brewers Experimenting With Beer That Will Get You High Instead Of Drunk
Canadian brewers are experimenting with cannabis beer, meaning you could soon be getting baked on bitter or stoned on stout.
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How Weed Edibles Are Shedding Their Stigma In The Food World
Marijuana-infused foods are evolving far beyond pot brownies.
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As Smaller Marijuana Businesses Get Squeezed, State Revenue Takes A Hit
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New California law may help big cannabis farmers to the detriment of small growers.
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7-Eleven Says It Won't Be Selling CBD, Contrary To Claims From CBD Company (CORRECTION)
A CBD company claimed it reached a deal with the chain to stock the oil in some of its stores.
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Does CBD Really Work For Anxiety?
Here's what you need to know.
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Marijuana Users Report High Rates Of Dependence In Global Drug Survey
Legalization advocates and the weed industry can support necessary reforms while being honest about the risks of marijuana use, the study's author says.
This Woman Created A Cannabis Marketplace For The Design-Minded Stoner
Bettina Huang wants to change the way people think about weed culture.
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Here's What It Means To Be A 'Cannasexual'
A pot pioneer is empowering people of all genders to get high when they get down.
Meet The ‘Weed Nuns’ Who Want To Get America Lifted: 'We Would Have Been Burned At The Stake'
"We would have burned at the stake [for this]."
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This Family Of Doctors Wants To Change The Way You Think About Weed
The Knoxes are helping patients understand and reimagine medical cannabis.
Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana
Vermont recently legalized recreational marijuana for adults, but the future of legal weed sales in the state remains up in the air.
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Vermont Makes History By Legalizing Marijuana, But Its Law Comes With A Catch
Vermont became the ninth state to legalize weed and the first to do it through legislation. But don't expect recreational cannabis sales any time soon.
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Justice Department Blindsided Banking Agency On Marijuana Reversal: Report
By Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters
Critics said the Justice Department’s decision could drive banks out of the cannabis industry.
Lawmaker Says Black People Can't Handle Marijuana Because Of 'Genetics'
"Reefer Madness," anyone?
Taking The Green Out Of Legal Weed?
Marijuana brings in massive revenue for states with legal retail cannabis sales.
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Trump Administration's Shift On Marijuana Could Imperil Banking Arrangements
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By forcing cannabis businesses to rely on cash, the move might make businesses, owners and employees vulnerable to theft
Sessions Sends Legal Weed Backward
Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new policy could make it harder to buy, sell, and use legal marijuana.
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You Can Now Buy Legal Recreational Marijuana In California
The first state to legalize medical cannabis becomes the most populous to allow recreational use.
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