California Awards First Recreational Cannabis Licenses for Businesses
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California Awards First Recreational Cannabis Licenses for Businesses

Legal sales won’t start until January 1st, but California regulators are already handing down permits for cultivation, distribution, and retail sales of the state’s biggest cash crop.

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University of Georgia Football Players Arrested for Possessing Less Than a Gram of Weed

Charges against one player have been dropped, but the future is still uncertain for both student athletes, who are scheduled to play in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day.

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Chicago Voters Can Weigh in on “Reeferendum” to Legalize Weed in Illinois Next Year

The ballot measure is non-binding, so a 'yes' vote will not necessarily make cannabis legal in Illinois.

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Will Medical Marijuana Survive the Storm of Legalization?

All cannabis has medical properties, but there’s a difference when it comes to regulations. The distinction is largely legal and economic, and MMJ is suffering in legal states as a result.

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Teens Now Prefer Vaping and Marijuana to Cigarettes, According to New Federal Study

The government-funded research found that teenagers across the country smoke cannabis more than tobacco. The data also suggests that legalization may indeed decrease abuse rates of other narcotics.

Regenerative Reefer: How Cannabis Farming Can Reduce Carbon Emissions and Save Water
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Regenerative Reefer: How Cannabis Farming Can Reduce Carbon Emissions and Save Water

The Emerald Cup's Regenerative Cannabis Farm Award is promoting better cultivation practices all around.

Cheech Marin Calls on California Ganjapreneurs to Get Licensed, Launches His Own Cannabis Brand
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Cheech Marin Calls on California Ganjapreneurs to Get Licensed, Launches His Own Cannabis Brand

As Cheech’s Private Stash debuts in Nevada, the stoner comedian has teamed up with California’s Secretary of State to open an online licensing portal for legal marijuana businesses.

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Guam Pushes Forward on Medical Marijuana Despite Fear of Federal Crackdown

"I just want patients to know that we're doing everything we can to get this done for you," said Guam Senator Dennis Rodriguez.

Need To Know: Doug Jones Defeats Roy Moore, Takes Alabama Senate Seat
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Need To Know: Doug Jones Defeats Roy Moore, Takes Alabama Senate Seat

Record voter turnout from Alabama’s African American community turned the longtime red state blue, sparking hope for a continued Trump resistance at the ballot box.

Small Farmers' Success in California’s Legal Cannabis Market Will Depend Upon Educated Consumers
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Small Farmers' Success in California’s Legal Cannabis Market Will Depend Upon Educated Consumers

MERRY JANE asked marijuana cultivators at the Emerald Cup how they plan to stay competitive once the Golden State's legal market launches.