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Recreational Marijuana Becomes Legal - Sales start in January

In 2 States, Corner Cannabis Store Nears Reality

Starting early next year, any adult with a craving or curiosity will be able to stroll into a strip mall or downtown shop in Colorado or Washington State and do what has long been forbidden: buy a zip-lock bag of legal marijuana. After landmark votes made marijuana legal for recreational consumption, users in these two …

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Denver Police not allowed to work at marijuana shops as security

Denver marijuana shops won’t have police working security

When recreational-marijuana shops open in Colorado in January, Denver police officers will stand outside for crowd control but won’t be allowed to step inside to provide off-duty security from within. A departmental order issued this month bars Denver officers from moonlighting as security guards at marijuana shops while police officials observe how the burgeoning industry …

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Colorado marijuana investment at issue

Colorado Marijuana: We’re Going to Run Out of Weed

On New Year’s Day, some Colorado marijuana dispensaries are set to become the first in the nation to legally sell weed for recreational use. But it hasn’t been a ride on Easy Street. In addition to trying to clear the hoop maze of local and state licensing issues in time for Jan. 1, local potpreneurs …

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Colorado: High-Tech Marijuana Tracking System

Colorado marijuana regulators introduced a new high-tech tracking system this week that will allow every legally grown plant or produced marijuana product to be tracked in the state through the entire growth cycle. Called the Marijuana Inventory Tracking System, each plant or product will have a small tag that can be scanned by a scanner …

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Colorado Marijuana DUI law is 5 nanograms

Colorado communities still adapting to Amendment 64

Amendment 64, which allows the legal recreational use of marijuana in Colorado, has led to some issues for cities within the state. In 2012, Colorado voters approved Amendment 64, which was a constitutional amendment that would allow for the recreational use of marijuana within the state. The measure was proposed as a way to change …

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Jamaica join the medical marijuana revolution

Jamaica launches first medical marijuana company

Local scientist and businessman hopes to corner world market in medicinal usage of drug. A Jamaican scientist has launched a company which he hopes will boost the country’s ‘chronic’ economy using one of its most famous products – marijuana. Henry Lowe has created MediCanja, which aims to capitalize on the global increase in the use …

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Marijuana laws have changed in Colorado and Washington

Colorado, Washington take the lead with marijuana market

In a country known for its drug war and where Bill Clinton once caught hell for admitting to smoking marijuana, new ground is being broken: legal marijuana markets in two states. The pioneers of this sea change are out west, in Colorado and Washington, and grassroots support for their experiment is strong. Marijuana consumption is …

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Cannabidiol for treating cancer in the brain

Marijuana & Brain Cancer: Why CBD Beats Gliomas

A non-psychoactive chemical found in marijuana called cannabidiol (CBD) could offer an effective treatment for brain cancer and is potentially an effective anti-cancer drug in the management of gliomas, without side effects, according to a new study from a team of Investigators in Spain, Italy and Canada. The results suggest that CBD helps battle brain …

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Colorado Marijuana Laws are reshaping science

Families See Colorado as New Frontier on Medical Marijuana

FOUNTAIN, Colo. — As their children cooed from wheelchairs and rocked softly in their arms, the marijuana migrants of Colorado clasped hands, bowed their heads and said a prayer of cautious thanks. They thanked God for the dinner of roast turkey and mashed potatoes, for their children and for the marijuana-based serum that has drawn …

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L-R: Amy, Carly and Dustin Chandler. Source: WBRC video

Alabama dad says medical marijuana could ease his daughter’s suffering

By Vanessa Araiza –  HOOVER, AL (WBRC) – A Hoover father is pushing state representatives to open a debate over legalization of CBD, another form of cannabis given to children with seizures. Dustin Chandler is the father of a one-year-old girl, Carly who suffers from a rare disease called CDKL5. Because of the disease Carly …

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DenverPost.com-Colorado must carefully define “public consumption” of marijuana

DenverPost.com – If you thought the big decisions about recreational marijuana in Colorado were behind us when voters legalized it last year and lawmakers set up a retail sales framework, think again. Colorado is fast approaching a public policy crossroads over the issue of marijuana consumption. The constitutional amendment allowing recreational weed said the measure …

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