Medical marijuana might seem like a cottage industry, but with Pennsylvania the nation’s sixth-largest potential market, it’s more likely to be big business. Think guys in suits, or maybe lab coats, not striped baja hoodies. “I’ve heard estimates that the investment has to be $5 million to $10 million to be a grower-processor,” said Dan […]

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By Sohum Shah, The Cannabist Staff I am lucky to be able to travel for work to places that have varying degrees of legal marijuana. One of my favorite cannabis industry events is the intimate Cannabis Grand Cru. This particular trip brought me back to Washington state, in the Fremont area of northern Seattle. My […]

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Medical marijuana might seem like a cottage industry, but with Pennsylvania the nation’s sixth-largest potential market, it’s more likely to be big business. Think guys in suits, or maybe lab coats, not striped baja hoodies. “I’ve heard estimates that the investment has to be $5 to $10 million to be a grower-processor,” said Dan Clearfield, […]

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DANVILLE — During this week’s Junior Citizen Police Academy session, students learned that it takes more than being a “good shot” to be a part of the local Special Weapons and Tactics — SWAT — team. Chris Yates, commander of the Danville Police Department Emergency Response Unit, told students from Danville’s South View and North […]

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We were somewhere north of Denver when my neighbor on the party bus pulled hard on his pipe and said: “Know what it is I love about this country? Everyone gets stoned.” After all, with us on the bus was a Whitmanesque array of stoned Americans. There they were, puffing blunts beneath the blinking purple […]

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Edible marijuana isn’t just for brownies anymore.  The rise of its legalization has helped propel marijuana’s place in the culinary world, as more people are able to openly and legally explore cooking with infused butters and oils, the New York Times reported.  “It really won’t be long until it becomes part of haute cuisine and part of […]

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Hidden among the suburbs in the outskirts of Denver, Colorado stands a former Raytheon missile construction facility, complete with missile silos and underground passageways. Instead of weapons of mass destruction, the larger than 10,000 square foot structure is now home to thousands of marijuana plants worth millions of dollars. To many most people, this scene […]

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The Ohio Ballot Board unanimously approved the format of a medical marijuana and hemp constitutional amendment today, clearing the way for backers to gather signatures to put the issue on the Nov. 8 ballot. Supporters of the Medicinal Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Amendment must now gather 305,591 valid signatures of registered votes from at least […]

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