Cannabis Vacation

Hawaiʻi visitors can now buy medical marijuana while on vacation in the islands. The state Health Department announced it is offering temporary cannabis cards to qualified out-of-state patients.  Tourists can now obtain a two-month medical marijuana card allowing them to make purchases at one of Hawaiʻi’s eight dispensaries.  The state Department of Health demonstrated an […]

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Both U.S. Congress and the Oregon Legislature are making moves to lessen the severity of cannabis crimes, proactively and retroactively.  Oregon U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, state Sen. Lew Frederick and California U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee spoke Saturday at the Urban League of Portland on Senate and House bills focused on lessening the effects of small-scale cannabis convictions.  […]

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Skip Netflix this weekend — here are 10 ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city. If you’d like BosTen delivered to your inbox every Thursday, click here. Want more things to do? Check out our events calendar at boston.com/events. You can also learn even more about awesome events around Boston by joining […]

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Gold prices plunged in the international market amid improvement in economic figures from Europe after China. The COMEX Gold Futures (GC) slipped below its previous day low of $1275.35 (Day’s low on 17th April 2019) to mark a new low of $1273.05. Gold inched up previously over the fall in dollar prices amid better improvement […]

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TOKYO — The wife of Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan and Renault, says she is worried whether her husband, detained in Japan on financial misconduct allegations, will get a fair trial. In a telephone interview Wednesday from New York, Carole Ghosn expressed outrage over the Japanese justice system that has dragged her husband […]

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JERUSALEM — Israel’s Defence Ministry says the country’s military exports were $7.5 billion last year, down 18% from the previous year. The ministry said on Wednesday that despite the drop, the 2018 figures were a “major success” and the second-highest level in the past decade. It said the $9.2 billion of defence exports in 2017 […]

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INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for the 2017 starvation death of her 2-month-old daughter. Court records say 28-year-old Janet Ringer was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to one count of neglect. Ringer and the baby’s father, William Moss, were charged last year with neglect of a dependent […]

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ATLANTA — Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law a bill that would allow certain patients to access a low-potency cannabis oil they can already legally use. Kemp approved what he called a “carefully balanced” measure on Wednesday, saying it would expand access for patients in need without opening the door to recreational […]

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The Emily Post brand is generally associated with good housekeeping, not clean rolling. So her great-great-granddaughter was not an obvious go-to for a book about weed. But as Lizzie Post explains, the expanding legalization of pot means “people end up interacting with it socially—whether they use it themselves or not.” And who better to guide […]

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