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Marijuana Could Benefit Native Tribes in Nevada

Last week, tribal leaders in Nevada testified in support of a bill that would bring the medical and recreational cannabis industry to tribal lands. Senate Bill 375, introduced by Sen. Tick Segerblom (D-Las Vegas), would allow the state to work with individual tribes whose tribal councils have approved medical and/or recreational cannabis. "The tribes would oversee what is happening on their reservation, but when they participate in the system they would have to follow the state rules," Segerblom said of the bill. Opening marijuana dispensaries and production facilities could be a big deal for the tribes, bringing revenue and new opportunities to their communities. Most of the tribal leaders at last Thursday's ...

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Alaska Debates Allowing On-Site Cannabis Use

The Alaska Marijuana Control Board to revive a proposal that would allow cannabis consumption at licensed pot shops. Voters approved recreational marijuana....

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Marijuana Grown on Federal Research Farm Full of Mold and Lead

It turns out that cannabis used in government research isn't all that great. Unlike commercial marijuana, the government product is stringy, light in color, and full of stems. If you're used to the cannabis sold at dispensaries, chances are you wouldn't even recognize the government product as weed...

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University of Denver Expands Cannabis Curriculum

The University of Denver is expanding its marijuana course offerings with a new "Business of Marijuana" class. A first for the Daniels College of Business, the class will focus on the expanding marijuana industry, including issues related to dispensaries, cultivation operations, and ancillary cannabis businesses...

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CBD is Starting a Medical Revolution

CBD stands for cannabidiol, and it's one of the 60+ compounds found in cannabis. Unlike THC, CBD produces little to no psychoactive effects. In fact, CBD can actually lessen, or balance out, the psychoactivity of THC. Hemp has also been used for extraction to remove CBD without the THC...

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Smoke-Free Cannabis Cup & Nevada’s End of Marijuana Prohibition

Las Vegas' second-ever High Times Cannabis Cup wasn't the toke-friendly festival that many hoped it would be--organizers were forced to make the Cup a cannabis-free event after a federal prosecutor sent a letter warning that anyone caught distributing or consuming marijuana would be subject to prosecution...

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Celebrities Launch Cannabis Brands, Help Normalize Industry

California may become the largest rec. marijuana market in the country, so it's not surprising that many celebrities are jumping on the marijuana bandwagon and creating their own cannabis brands...

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Trump White House Hints at Federal Crackdown on Marijuana

On Thursday, White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer, told reporters that the Trump administration won't be taking the same lax attitude towards marijuana as the Obama administration. At the press conference, Spicer said, “I do believe that you'll see greater enforcement.”...

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Pro-Marijuana Lawmakers Launch Cannabis Caucus

Bi-partisan Congressmen from California, Alaska, Oregon and Colorado launched the Congressional Cannabis Caucus: a coalition focused on easing tensions between federal and state drug laws and supporting the growing cannabis industry...

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New Mexico Bill May Give Veterans Access to Medical Marijuana

The Senate Judiciary Committee in New Mexico approved a bill that would make all military veterans eligible for a medical marijuana card. The changes to the state's Medical Cannabis Program would automatically allow veterans to enroll without being diagnosed with a qualifying medical condition...

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Retired NFL Players Bring Weed to the Super Bowl

Retired NFL players held a pro-marijuana event on Wednesday night to raise awareness about the benefits of cannabis use in treating chronic pain and traumatic brain injury...

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Illinois Treasurer Urges Trump to Let Banks Work with Cannabis

Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs issued a press release Monday, urging the Trump administration to guide banking institutions on marijuana...

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Denver: First U.S. City to Allow Public Cannabis Use

Denver is one step closer to setting guidelines for public marijuana use in clubs and businesses located in Denver. The initiative, passed by voters in November, allows adults 21 and older to consume cannabis at marijuana clubs and places like yoga studios, art galleries, and coffee shops...

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Will Jeff Sessions Crack Down on Legal Marijuana?

Sessions, President-elect Trump's choice for U.S. attorney general, has been a staunch opponent of legal cannabis, making many in the cannabis industry...

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Pro-Cannabis Group to Give Free Marijuana on Inauguration Day

A group of marijuana advocates are lighting up in protest at the upcoming inauguration. The main message is it’s time to legalize cannabis federally...

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