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Marijuana legalization in California will increase the number of people that currently have access to recreational pot by over 5 fold. After all, California in itself boasts the world’s 6th largest economy. Once California passes legal marijuana then the rest of the nation will soon follow. The passive investment opportunities are limited almost exclusively to Read the full article…

Parties, Discounts To Mark Start Of Pot Sales In Oregon

Pot shops in Oregon that already sell medical marijuana have made big plans for the historic day - and hope there is enough supply to meet what is expected to be a huge demand.

OREGON: Discounts on pot, free food for folks with the munchies and live music will usher in a historic day for Oregon and for marijuana advocates across the country on Thursday, as recreational sales of the drug that is still illegal under federal law begin in the state. Oregon is one of four states that have Read the full article…

Oregon To Begin Recreational Marijuana Sales Early

Kate Brown signs marijuana law

OREGON: Oregon adults will be able to legally purchase recreational marijuana beginning Oct. 1, about a year earlier than had been expected. Gov. Kate Brown (D) signed a law on Tuesday allowing the sale of recreational marijuana in existing medical marijuana dispensaries, starting just three months after Oregon’s reformed marijuana law went into effect. The measure “is a Read the full article…

Pot-Based Dog Treats: Owners Claim They Cure Pets’ Ailments

Some pet owners are claiming that hemp-based treats cure many of their pets’ ailments.

CALIFORNIA:  Some pet owners are claiming that hemp-based treats cure many of their pets’ ailments. The treats are infused with cannabinoids or CBDs but don’t have THC, so the animal doesn’t get high. One of the hemp-based treat brands called Treatibles has been used by some owners for anxiety or stress in their dogs. Andrew Mizia Read the full article…

Philly420: Teenagers Using Less Marijuana In Age Of Legalization

PENNSYLVANIA:  A new study published The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse has found that teens are using marijuana less frequently and are less attracted to it now that it is decriminalized or legalized at the state level. The data challenges many assumptions about how changing cannabis laws may impact children. Opponents of legalization often tout Read the full article…

Denver Voters To Decide “Social Use” Of Marijuana

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COLORADO:  Ballot initiative could allow clubs and bars to operate as cannabis friendly locations. Voters in Colorado’s largest city will decide if social clubs for cannabis can exist this fall. Right now residents and tourists are limited in where they can consume. Technically, the privacy of a local home is the only allowable location. Lighting Read the full article…

California Delivery Service Dubbed ‘Birchbox of Marijuana’

The Guild is being dubbed the "Birchbox of marijuana" for its familiar business model.

CALIFORNIA:  The Guild, a subscription-based marijuana delivery service, launched in San Francisco, California, this year — on April 20, or “420,” no less. Founded by two New Yorkers who transplanted west in pursuit of like-minded cannabis users, The Guild is being dubbed the “Birchbox of marijuana” for its familiar business model. Members of The Guild, Read the full article…

Flandreau Tribe Votes To Legalize Marijuana

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe has voted to grow and sell marijuana as soon as Fall 2015.

SOUTH DAKOTA:  A South Dakota tribe has voted to grow and sell marijuana as soon as Fall 2015. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe executive committee voted 5-1 Thursday to legalize the growing and use of marijuana on tribal land. Trustee Roxee Johnson was the sole opposition to the ordinance. The marijuana control ordinance will establish Read the full article…

Denver Dank Vs. Boulder Bud: How The Cities’ Pot Scenes Differ

The Cannabist Show compares Denver and Boulder’s marijuana communities.

COLORADO:  In the microcosm of Colorado marijuana, how do Denver and Boulder compare to one another? Is Denver the more conservative, older sister to a younger, more liberal brother in Boulder? The answer might surprise you. Denver pot shop L’Eagle owner John Andrle and Stashlogix co-founder Sam Campbell join Denver Post marijuana editor Ricardo Baca on The Cannabist Show to compare Denver Read the full article…

Oregon Marijuana Legalization 2015: Weed Smell Could Trigger $500 Fine In Pendleton

The municipal authorities of Pendleton have labeled the smell of marijuana a nuisance and plan to fine residents should the scent travel to a neighbor's property.

OREGON:  Come July 1, it will be legal to possess and use marijuana recreationally in Oregon. But in the eastern town of Pendleton, recreational marijuana smokers might not want to hit the bong too hard once legalization hits. The municipal authorities have labeled the smell of marijuana a nuisance and plan to fine residents should Read the full article…