California wildfires wiped out a year’s worth of weed, prices to rise.

By: Melia Robinson A firefighter hoses down hotspots from a wildfire in Santa Rosa, California, on Saturday, October 14, 2017.Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP California wildfires have hit the state’s marijuana industry, burning dozens of farms and leaving many more engulfed in smoke. The price of marijuana could spike as much as 20%…

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Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado

By Christopher Ingraham Marijuana legalization in Colorado led to a “reversal” of opiate overdose deaths in that state, according to new research published in the American Journal of Public Health. “After Colorado’s legalization of recreational cannabis sale and use, opioid-related deaths decreased more than 6% in the following 2 years,” write authors Melvin D.…

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Hemp Cannabis Product Sales Projected To Hit A Billion Dollars In 3 Years

By: Debra Borchardt RHSO Hemp oil products from Marijuana Medicine Inc. Nearly three-quarters of hemp CBD consumers prefer their product in the form of concentrated tinctures. (Courtesy photo.) Hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) is projected to be a billion dollar market in just three years in a new report by the data company Brightfield Group. The…

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