Cannabis Vacation

This line graph published this month by the Colorado Department of Revenue details medical and recreational marijuana sales since January 2014, which recreational use became legal in Colorado for adults ages 21 and up. In Colorado, marijuana has become a billion-dollar business annually, but the latest sales reports from the Colorado Department of Revenue show […]

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The RCMP held a cannabis information workshop for students at Vanier Collegiate. With students exposed to some knowledge about the drug since its legalization last year. Ashton Bennett and Mylaine Gauvreau, two visitors from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s national youth service’s crime prevention unit in Ottawa, went to Vanier for the presentation, which included […]

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Recently, at the end of a surf trip with several friends, my pal Tim passed me a pipe packed with sticky green buds. I’m not much of a social smoker (more of a one-hitter-before-chores type) so politely declined. Then, he made an odd promise, for a guy brandishing a glass pipe and a lighter: “It […]

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Taneesa Dunham, of Walla Walla, is one of just 13 people in Washington who have received pardons for pot convictions from Gov. Inslee. With her is Joon, a pit bull puppy. (Greg Lehman, Walla Walla Union-Bulletin) … read more at: https://www.yakimaherald.com/news/state_news/washington-lawmakers-considering-sweeping-pot-pardon/article_37fd17c6-2dc5-11e9-a299-8b1ed97230ff.html

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By Madeline Coats WNPA Olympia News Bureau A bill proposed by Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, would allow marijuana on school campuses for students who require aid for medical conditions. HB 1060 aims to permit students to consume medical marijuana on school property, aboard buses and while attending school-sponsored events. Students must meet the demands of […]

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Feb. 5 San Francisco Chronicle on how California can stay healthy: California’s population is aging. Without big changes in how the state finds and trains its health care workforce, it soon won’t have enough physicians and other caretakers to look after its people. That’s the message from a startling new report by the California Future […]

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In the month since Gov. Jay Inslee offered pardons to thousands of people convicted of misdemeanor marijuana offenses, just 13 have received the official act of forgiveness. But a more sweeping proposal in the state Legislature may be gaining momentum, offering the potential clearing of criminal records for hundreds of thousands of others. Inslee, a […]

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