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Elevele, a state-licensed dispensary of medical marijuana products, is set to open its doors to customers March 23 in Highland Park’s Briergate Business District. The dispensary at 1460 Old Skokie Road will sell marijuana in the form of flowers, oils and infused edibles to patients and caregivers holding state-issued registry ID cards. In early 2015, […]

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While more than half of the states allow some form of medical marijuana, the numbers of states that allow “legal” sales of recreational cannabis are still few. However, it is very clear by the surprisingly strong sales in Oregon, the latest state to sanction recreational sales, that marijuana offers states a business that will add […]

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In places where recreational and medical marijuana are legal, the edible business is booming — in 2014, Colorado sold almost 5 million edibles, according to Time. Marijuana edibles attract veteran stoners and 420 newbies alike. They provide a tasty, cough-free alternative to bongs and joints, and offer a novel high that can feel much different […]

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WOODLAND — A former UC Davis Fire Department captain turned Woodland business owner is facing criminal charges for allegedly selling marijuana out of his hydroponics store. But the attorney for Paul Brandon Fullerton Jr. and his wife Maricel, who also has been charged, says that Paul Fullerton — who retired from UCD in January 2014 […]

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Former Chicago Bulls guard Jay Williams says that regular cannabis use is ubiquitous with the NBA. Years of using cannabis oil topically and observing ever-present cannabis use have led him to become a whistleblower. According to Williams, cannabis saved his life, and can help save the lives of countless others suffering from conditions like him. […]

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West Virginia University’s College of Law held the first Strategic Cannabis Conference on Industrial and Medical Uses Thursday, inviting professionals to discuss creating the “Gold Standard” of cannabis in West Virginia. The event centered on utilizing cannabis agriculturally and medically to combat the state’s $380 million budget deficit, as well as the opioid epidemic and […]

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Marijuana in Oregon. (Photo: KGW) SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon officials say they’ve collected about $3.5 million in taxes from recreational marijuana sales in January. The 25 percent-tax on recreational pot sales began at the start of 2016 and the state began collecting the taxes from dispensaries last month. Data released Thursday show the $3.5 […]

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment legalizing marijuana for medical use on Tuesday expanded the list of qualifying medical conditions in new ballot language. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine last week found three deficiencies with an  amendment and summary Marijuana Policy Project proposed for the November ballot. A Marijuana Policy Project spokesman said those […]

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