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How Will Businesses Handle Legalized Marijuana in the Workplace?

Employers have bright lines on pot use for decades. This all gets more complicated when marijuana is legal.
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Survey: A Quarter of Cancer Patients Use Legal Medical Marijuana.

Researchers found nearly all of the cancer patients surveyed want information about medical cannabis but can't find much.
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Polls Find Voters In Pennsylvania, New Jersey Support Legal Marijuana

More and more it seems the legal cannabis industry will not always be just a West Coast thing.
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Maine Might Legalize Drive-Through and Internet Cannabis Sales

Where the winters are very long, the law might allow for the legal purchase of marijuana without leaving home, or at least your car.
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Some Universities Offer Classes On Marijuana. LSU Plans to Grow It.

A number of prominent state universities have launched programs to prepare students for the legal cannabis industry.
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Adult-Use Cannabis Is Legal but Very, Very Regulated.

Don't ridicule government bureaucrats. After decades of marijuana being universally illegal, writing rules for a legalized cannabis industry is complicated.
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Local Pot Bans Show Not All Cities Are Rushing to Cash in on Cannabis

Large cities that bar legalized recreational marijuana shops create a windfall for small nearby towns that gleefully welcome dispensaries.
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Why Are Opioid Painkillers Legal But Marijuana Isn't?

Overdoses of legal opioids kill thousands annually, while illegal marijuana has never caused a documented fatality.
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Marijuana Advocates, Your Enemy Has a Name: SAM

Smart Approaches to Marijuana advocates a "third way'' that for legal cannabis is no way to exist.
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Doctors and Patients In Florida Are Embracing Medical Marijuana

In the state synonymous with retirement, cannabis is rapidly becoming mainstream.
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How High Is Too High to Drive? Law Enforcement Agencies Tackle Complex Issue.

A drug test that proves someone smoked marijuana three days ago doesn't prove they are impaired now.
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The Feds and the NFL Both Forbid Marijuana. Both Are Studying It as an Alternative to Opiods.

Just when you think the status of marijuana in America couldn't be more confusing, two entities seemingly utterly opposed to cannabis seem to have a change of heart. Sort of.
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To Understand the Forces Favoring and Opposing Legal Marijuana, Study Arizona.

The economic and cultural interests urging and resisting legalization are vividly displayed in Arizona.
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Not Exactly Penpals: Governors Debate Marijuana Facts With Jeff Sessions via Snail Mail.

Unable to get a meeting with the attorney general, leaders in states that have legalized marijuana try educating him by exchanging letters.
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It Must Be Written In the Stars. Neil deGrasse Tyson Says Marijuana Should Be Legal.

Tyson, like his television predecessor Carl Sagan, finds no reason in science for cannabis prohibition.