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Marijuana plants near harvest maturity at Sticky Budz near Zillah, Wash. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. An advisory vote regarding the ban on marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas of Yakima County is on the ballot. (SHAWN GUST/Yakima Herald-Republic file) … read more at: http://www.yakimaherald.com/news/local/yakima-county-commissioners-move-forward-plan-to-uproot-cannabis-businesses/article_e778768c-d9f2-11e7-a8cc-434c65b63361.html

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As the year nears a close with California slated to soon start licensing recreational cannabis businesses, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is considering whether to bring the green rush to the coast. The board meets Dec. 5 to discuss and vote on options that run the gamut from either strictly prohibiting commercial operations […]

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FAIRBANKS — Production of Stoner S’mores, Plain Jane Cookies and Cannacrisp, a marijuana-infused rice crispy treat, is on hold while one of Alaska’s largest marijuana edible manufacturers, Fairbanks-based Frozen Budz, is investigated on suspicion of neglecting to have its products tested. The state Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office issued a consumer alert last week, warning […]

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder issued rules Monday policing medical marijuana businesses, less than two weeks before the state begins accepting license applications under a new regulatory system. The emergency rules will remain in effect for at least six months until permanent ones are finalized. They regulate varied topics including advertising, security requirements […]

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Marijuana will start growing early next year inside a Stratford business. GreenSeal Cannabis Company Ltd. has obtained permission from Health Canada to become a licensed producer of medical marijuana. The company has spent the past three years readying a 28,000-square-foot facility in Stratford’s Wright Business Park in preparation for the approval. The facility will feature […]

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A rally outside the San Francisco City Hall proceeded an important vote by the city’s Board of Supervisors last Tuesday to move the city toward recreational cannabis in Jan. 2018. One of America’s original legal medical cannabis markets, San Francisco, has passed regulations that should see the city’s cannabis operators be able to sell marijuana […]

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Into the Weeds More than a year after Massachusetts voters legalized marijuana, the leafy green plant is on the minds of Harvard Square politicians, business owners, and University students as the opening date for recreational pot shops in the state approaches. Fifty-three percent of voters approved ballot Question 4 in November 2016, joining eight other […]

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Canada faces one last hurdle to becoming the first G7 nation to legalize recreational marijuana. Canada’s Cannabis Act was introduced in the Canadian Senate Tuesday, its last legislative stop. The bill enjoys wide public support and the backing of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “I think it is broadly recognized that criminalizing cannabis has been a […]

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