The number of U.S. senior citizens who use cannabis has nearly doubled in the past several years, according to data that the New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine published February 24 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers estimate that cannabis use in adults 65 and older increased from 2.4 percent to 4.2 percent in the United […]
In 2006, only 0.4% of seniors over 65 reported using marijuana products in the past year, they said. The newly published study found that by 2015, the number had doubled to 2.4%.
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The recent wave of state-level marijuana legalization is having an impact on commercial real estate demand and residential housing decisions throughout the United States. Namely, in places where cannabis is legal, property values and demand tend to go up. And it’s not just marijuana properties, it’s nearby real estate, as well. “As more states legalize […]
Cleveland Browns player Gregory Robinson was arrested after US Border Patrol agents found 157 pounds of marijuana in a car, officials said.
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Letters: Meeting with the enemy demonstrates hypocrisy; Bad for marijuana business, good for criminals; This land is our land; Agree to disagree (2/20/20)
Meeting with the enemy demonstrates hypocrisy This past weekend, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., secretly met with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.
Colorado legislators decided Wednesday not to advance a bill that aimed to protect employees from being fired for using marijuana in their personal time.
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NORML is sponsoring a petition to fight back against impeached President Trump and "Moscow" Mitch McConnell's anti-cannabis plans.
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Hemp is a precious plant that has been around for thousands of years. One of the uses of the seeds is the production of hemp seed oil, which is excellent for the skin. The close relationship between the hemp plant and cannabis is enough to make it one of the best products for anyone in […]
The 2019 marked was the most lucrative 12 months for cannabis sales since Colorado legalized adult-use in 2014.
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Feds bust suspected Pittsburg/Atlanta pot trafficking ring; alleged money launderer arrested in Bay Area
A man was arrested in the Bay Area for allegedly laundering money for a pot trafficking ring.
Twelve members of the U.S. House of Representatives, including two from Colorado, are publicly pushing back against a federal bill that would give legal cannabis businesses access to banking services.
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Thanks to Prop 64's high cannabis taxes, Californians have seen a lot of community benefits, according to a recent investigative report by David Downs.
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A man was arrested in West Point, California, after authorities discovered 440 pounds of illegal marijuana inside a building, the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office said.
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John Oram, CEO of Oakland-based cannabis company NUG spoke about the changes in California's cannabis industry, how taxes and regulations are affecting industry growth and what kind of advice he would give to someone looking to get into the cannabis market today.
Some 30,000 Missouri residents have already registered with the state’s medical marijuana program. Unfortunately, state regulators just began approving licenses for cannabis providers in late-January. State-licensed dispensaries are anticipated to be operational by this spring. To the relief of many, Missouri state regulators issued a memorandum affirming that state-qualified patients already may legally possess medical cannabis that is […]
Less than a month after Cambridge's attempt to ban a medical marijuana dispensary from selling to all adults for two years was ruled unconstitutional in superior court, the City announced Friday that it has filed an emergency motion to halt the ruling and is appealing the decision.
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House Kombucha plans to produce a cannabis-infused beverage.
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So, you think you're all ready to launch that commercial cannabis grow in California? Here's David Perkins' cheklist to make sure you have it all together.
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Currently, 51 cannabis dispensaries, cultivators, manufacturers and edible producers sponsor roadways throughout the state.
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A pair of Boston entrepreneur's plans to open the state's third independent testing laboratory to check the safety of cannabis products -- including vape cartridges -- are being slow-walked as the city works to roll out a brand new marijuana licensing board amid an already slow-moving pot industry.
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