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JUNEAU – Juneau officials have approved the city’s first conditional use permit for a marijuana business. The Juneau Empire reports that the Planning Commission approved the permit on Tuesday for June Hall and Paul Disdier to start running Fireweed Factory on their property. The grow operation will be in a building no larger than a […]

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Related Coverage ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York’s medical marijuana law went into effect in January, but many patients said they still don’t have access to the medicine. Many patients said they can’t afford the medicine. The market dictates the price, which is only disclosed between the company and the New York State Department… read […]

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Tweet IF CANNABIS BUSINESSES can’t get bank loans, aren’t they totally screwed? NOT NECESSARILY. I actually don’t see pot businesses getting screwed in this particular manner. Even for non-pot startups, small business loans are generally out of reach nowadays. Most entrepreneurs start their ventures with savings, credit cards, and maybe a loan from a friend […]

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Facebook Twitter More shares recommend reddit email The sacred blessing ceremony of Orange County’s first cannabis-friendly Native American church is being held up by Mother Nature. It’s late in the morning of Feb. 24, and Joy Graves squats before a bush on the side of a mini-mall parking lot along Huntington Beach’s heavily trafficked Beach […]

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Pitkin County commissioners on Wednesday denied a local woman’s application to open a kitchen at the Aspen Business Center that would have manufactured marijuana-infused edibles. “The (marijuana) legalization train left the station at a good clip, and I’m not sure our communities have caught up,” said Commissioner Rachel Richards. “The messaging is this isn’t a […]

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By Chris Goldstein and Jahan Marcu The hottest trend in cannabis accessories today is the discrete, portable vape pen. The telltale warm glow of a LED light as a consumer takes a puff has become ubiquitous across the country. Medical dispensaries and retail stores are selling hundreds of thousands of these devices. Some new medical […]

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Singapore, the world’s only island city-state, is a gorgeous, clean, lush republic located in Southeast Asia. It also, unfortunately, has some of the harshest drug policies in the world. The Misuse of Drugs Act classifies cannabis as a Class A substance and interprets possession, consumption, manufacturing, import, export, or trafficking to be illegal. Penalties range […]

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In a converted gas station by an enormous stone Buddha in Mendocino County, Calif., Tim Blake stands in front of a mound of cannabis “trichomes.” These crystalline hairs, collected from dried marijuana buds, are rich in THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis responsible for getting a person high. One of Blake’s male, twentysomething employees pours […]

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Once upon a time, “edibles” primarily meant weed brownies, probably made from a box. But these days — blame the foodie revolution and the growing decriminalization of marijuana — they’ve gone upscale. And the latest THC-infused food that stoners are going crazy for? Chrontella, a.k.a. chocolate-hazelnut spread with cannabis extract. Chrontella is just one of […]

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(Photo credit: Reigh LeBlanc via Compfight cc) Marijuana and Cannabinoids: A Neuroscience Research Summit The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has convened a two-day summit that will focus on the neurological and psychiatric effects of marijuana, cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system, according to the summit website. The event is being held March 22-23 at the […]

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