Monthly Archives: February 2018

Use of CBD oil by prescription approved by Idaho House bill

Published: Feb 28, 2018, 4:13 pm • Updated: Feb 28, 2018, 4:13 pm By The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s House has advanced a bill allowing residents to use oil extracted from cannabis plants in staunchly anti-marijuana Idaho

Arkansas names 5 companies picked to grow medical marijuana

Published: Feb 28, 2018, 3:48 pm • Updated: Feb 28, 2018, 3:48 pm By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas took the first step Tuesday toward launching its medical marijuana program, as state regulators named the five

Colorado cannabis firms could get publicly traded, out-of-state investors under proposed bill

Published: Feb 28, 2018, 2:57 pm • Updated: Feb 28, 2018, 3:53 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Residency requirements for Colorado marijuana businesses could soon be old hat. A bill advancing through the Colorado legislature would open the

Milkman accused of sneaking marijuana hidden inside milk cartons into Ohio prison

Published: Feb 28, 2018, 2:47 pm • Updated: Feb 28, 2018, 2:52 pm By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A longtime milkman delivered more than what the labels on his packages promised, smuggling marijuana, tobacco and

Colorado cannabis company to expand in Florida county despite marijuana moratorium

Published: Feb 28, 2018, 2:32 pm • Updated: Feb 28, 2018, 2:36 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff A Colorado cannabis company will open three dispensaries in a Florida county that had previously tried to avoid approving its application

Saliva tests to screen drivers for marijuana proposed in Vermont

Published: Feb 27, 2018, 3:46 pm • Updated: Feb 27, 2018, 3:46 pm By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — A bill that would allow police to test a driver’s saliva for marijuana is being considered by Vermont lawmakers as

Charlize Theron waxes on her wake-and-bake days

Published: Feb 27, 2018, 12:28 pm • Updated: Feb 27, 2018, 12:28 pm By The Cannabist Staff Charlize Theron opened up to E! News about marijuana use in her younger years in a recent interview. “Yes, oh god yes, I was

Bill licensing marijuana “tasting rooms” introduced in Colorado legislature

Published: Feb 27, 2018, 12:06 pm • Updated: Feb 27, 2018, 12:54 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff As taprooms are to craft brewers, “tasting rooms” could be to Colorado cannabis purveyors, under a bill introduced late Monday. Existing

Oklahoma lawmakers consider medical marijuana regulations

Published: Feb 27, 2018, 11:04 am • Updated: Feb 27, 2018, 11:04 am By The Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers are considering regulations on the medical marijuana industry before a statewide vote in June on whether to

Legal marijuana one factor causing Colorado’s rising insurance premiums

Published: Feb 27, 2018, 10:32 am • Updated: Feb 27, 2018, 10:34 am By Aldo Svaldi, The Denver Post Auto insurance premiums in Colorado rose at the third-fastest rate of any state in the country and at more than three

Lawsuit challenging Sessions and DEA on marijuana’s Schedule I status dismissed by federal judge

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 6:43 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 6:58 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit pitting a diverse cadre of cannabis advocates against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and

Nation’s first social marijuana use license approved by Denver regulators

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 5:38 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 5:43 pm By The Cannabist Staff A Denver coffee shop received city approval Monday for the nation’s first business license to allow marijuana use by patrons, The Denver Post’s

Airport ‘amnesty boxes’ for weed? Denver International Airport doesn’t see the need

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 4:07 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 6:46 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Travelers departing Denver International Airport have received the message “loud and clear” that they’re not supposed to fly with marijuana, airport

Massachusetts marijuana regulators delay action on cannabis cafes, home deliveries

Today: Alaska city opens marijuana regulations for public comment

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 12:10 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 12:10 pm By The Associated Press FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Banning onsite marijuana consumption and limiting the number of pot retail stores are just two of the proposed ordinances in

Tribes cut out of California marijuana market might grow their own

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 7:00 am • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 12:01 am By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press LOS ANGELES — American Indian tribes that say they have been cut out of California’s legal marijuana market have raised the

Marijuana is legal, but D.A.R.E. sticks to its old-school approach

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 7:39 am By Jessica Contrera, The Washington Post. WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — The class had covered bullying, internet safety and good decision-making, and by February, Officer Thaxter could see

Oregon man accused of shipping $1M in marijuana in fake rocks faces federal charge

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 4:20 am • Updated: Feb 25, 2018, 11:28 pm By The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 37-year-old man accused of stashing $1 million worth of marijuana in fake boulders and attempting to ship it

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