How to Purchase and Consume Cannabis in Cali.

By Lisa M. Krieger On New Year’s Day, long-clandestine cannabis will join the ranks of beer, wine, mixed drinks, cigars and other adult indulgences in California. It’s easy for a newcomer to feel overwhelmed by this new purchasing power. It’s like cruising the aisles of Costco without a game plan. Kristen Quitoriano, a…

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‘Reefer Madness is over,’ says conservative Republican

  By Chris Bundgaar NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The idea of legal medical cannabis or marijuana appeared to gain another conservative Republican convert on Tennessee’s Capitol Hill Thursday. “The era of Reefer Madness is over,” said Rep. Bob Ramsey, who referenced the 1930s cult movie about the perceived dangers of marijuana. Ramsey…

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California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B With Almost No Banks To Put It In

BY: Julie Weed California cannabis entrepreneurs will earn $5.2B in revenue in 2018 as recreational use becomes legal there. The state of California will collect about one billion dollars in accompanying marijuana taxes. These numbers, estimated by Matt Karnes, industry analyst and managing partner of New York’s GreenWave Advisors, point to…

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Karl-Anthony Towns Advocates for NBA to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Wilfredo Lee/Associated Press Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns said Tuesday that he believes the NBA should consider taking marijuana off its banned substance list. In an interview with ESPN.com’s Nick Friedell, Towns backed former NBA Commissioner David Stern’s stance on the issue: “I agree with David Stern with marijuana. You don’t have to actually make it…

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