Cannabis news roundup

10:02am

Fri August 29, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 08.29.14

M.W. Benutzer

Major Oregon paper endorses legalization… Washington State’s recreational statute defended… Can CBD-cannabis qualify as hemp?...  Deaths drop in legal pot states… and more.

LEGALIZATION        

Oregon’s leading paper endorses recreational marijuana // The Oregonian    “Oregonians should support outright legalization.” 

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10:00am

Fri August 22, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 08.22.14

M.W. Benutzer

USA Today runs cannabis ad… Hemp grows in Kentucky, again… Domestic violence may drop in pot households… Music pick… and more.

BUSINESS

Plenty of “clean money” investors are watching the cannabis market // SF Weekly   “There are entire floors on Wall Street evaluating this industry right now,” says one East Bay investment group. And that’s despite the legal obstacles.

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10:03am

Fri August 15, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 08.15.14

M.W. Benutzer

No statewide regulations this year… Banks cautiously work with cannabis customers… Hemp-powered batteries? ...  Amsterdam vs. Boulder ... and more.

LEGALIZATION        

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9:30am

Fri August 8, 2014
Arts & Culture

Cannabis News Roundup: 08.08.14

M.W. Benutzer

Statewide regulation proposal revised… Santa Clara County tightens rules on dispensaries…  Why not sell CBD-rich pot in pharmacies? …Which state has the heaviest users?... and more.

LEGALIZATION        

 “Clear benefits for patients” in latest revisions on SB 1262 // Americans for Safe Access   Changes in statewide regulation are outlined.

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10:33am

Fri August 1, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 08.01.14

M.W. Benutzer

New York Times endorses national legalization… Move in Congress to increase regulations… Yurok tribe welcomes federal intervention… Let’s just call it marijuana… and more.

LEGALIZATION        

CBD bill introduced in US Congress // Representative Scott Perry      Epilepsy Foundation applauds Pennsylvania Republican’s move.

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