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Medical Marijuana

Michigan Is Unlikely to Have Nearly Enough Medical Marijuana Dispensaries for Its Huge Market

Michigan has only seven fully licensed dispensaries for nearly 300,000 patients.
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New Study Will Gauge Pot's Effect on Teenage Brains

Researchers at UC Irvine receive $9 million to better understand how cannabis impacts young people.
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Video: This Week in Weed (August 13-17)

Lyft Offers Credits For Sober Drivers, and a Dispensary in Hot Water for Prices too Low?!
International Business

The Cannabis Industry Is Going Global Without Waiting for America to Legalize

Legal cannabis market is already at least a $10 billion market now but legalization takes hold worldwide experts see a potential $80 billion global market.
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Canada Makes Marijuana Farmers Eligible for Government Agriculture Programs

Canada, where marijuana will soon be legal nationwide, is now treating cannabis as just another crop.
Medical Marijuana

Too Cheap to be Legal? Pennsylvania Tells Dispensary to Stop Selling Cannabis for $1 per Gram

The Keystone State forbids discounting medical marijuana. The dispensary says the price can't be a discount because there was never another price.
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Unwelcome by Wall Street, Another U.S. Cannabis Company Goes North

Acreage Holdings is the latest company poised to pursue an RTO in the Canadian stock market.
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One of the World's Biggest Wine-and-Beer Makers Has Made a Huge Move Into Cannabis

Constellation, maker of familiar brands including Corona beer and Mondavi wines, has invested $3.8 billion in cannabis giant Canopy.
Legal Marijuana

Just to Keep an Open Mind, What Are Some Arguments Against Legalizing Marijuana?

Opponents of marijuana legalization have sincere, but largely debunked, concerns.
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Facebook Has 'Shadow Banned' Marijuana Businesses

Cannabis regulators, advocacy organizations and trade groups are also abruptly hard to find.
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Video: This Week in Weed (August 6-10)

Cannabis breathalyzers show up in select cities, and Canadian dogs show up at the vet stoned out of their minds.
Legal Marijuana

Italy Accidentally Legalized Pot and Now the Mafia Is Losing Big Money

A regulation meant to legalize industrial hemp inadvertently included marijuana with just enough THC to get you high. Legally.
Legal Marijuana

Marijuana Is a $794 Million Windfall for the States That Have Legalized Adult Use

Lawmakers loath to raise taxes but eager for new revenue are increasingly open-minded about legal marijuana.
Medical Marijuana

New Study Confirms What Many Already Know: Cannabis Helps Treat Insomnia

Researchers at the University of New Mexico find that Indica and vapes are effective in treating sleep disorders.
International Business

Marijuana Industry Braces for Shock of Trump's Trade War With China

Virtually all the vaporizers sold in the US are made in China but the effect will be more far ranging that just vaporizers.