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San Francisco OKs Rules for Recreational Pot Shops, with Tentative Date for First Sales

San Francisco OKs Rules for Recreational Pot Shops, with Tentative Date for First Sales

By Janie Har | The Associated Press San Francisco leaders have overcome deep divisions about how to regulate legal recreational marijuana in the densely packed city, approving pot-friendly rules that could allow sales to start the first week of January. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors late Tuesday adopted regulations favored by marijuana advocates, rejectingRead more about San Francisco OKs Rules for Recreational Pot Shops, with Tentative Date for First Sales[…]

San Diego’s Only Commercial Marijuana Grower to Greatly Expand Production

San Diego’s Only Commercial Marijuana Grower to Greatly Expand Production

By Gary Robbins | San Diego Union Tribune San Diego County’s only licensed commercial marijuana grower plans to at least double production, largely to help meet demand when stores begin selling recreational cannabis in early January. Outco of El Cajon says that it is on pace to produce about 1,000 pounds of marijuana this year,Read more about San Diego’s Only Commercial Marijuana Grower to Greatly Expand Production[…]

Gallup Poll Shows Historic Support for Legal Pot, Even Among GOP

Gallup Poll Shows Historic Support for Legal Pot, Even Among GOP

BY MONTEREY BUD | WEEDMAPS A majority of recently surveyed Americans believe it should be legal to relax with marijuana – including Republicans. Gallup’s latest survey has put the political establishment on notice. In addition to determining that 64 percent of surveyed Americans support legalizing adult-use cannabis – Gallup has discovered the roots of legalizationRead more about Gallup Poll Shows Historic Support for Legal Pot, Even Among GOP[…]

California Confirms Recreational Sales Should Begin January 1st

California Confirms Recreational Sales Should Begin January 1st

By: The Marijuana Times Almost a year ago, four more states made the bold decision to vote in favor of cannabis legalization – and California is preparing for legal sales of recreational marijuana to begin at the start of the new year. While Nevada followed Oregon’s model, allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to sell to adultsRead more about California Confirms Recreational Sales Should Begin January 1st[…]

Wisconsin Cities are Legalizing Marijuana Themselves

Wisconsin Cities are Legalizing Marijuana Themselves

By Chris Roberts | High Times Wisconsin, the land that gave us Paul Ryan, Scott Walker and former sheriff Richard Clarke— malformed half-offerings from a higher power who ran out of copier toner and just gave up—is lagging far behind other nearby states in getting right with marijuana reform. Instead of waiting on state lawmakers,Read more about Wisconsin Cities are Legalizing Marijuana Themselves[…]

Atlanta City Council will decide on decriminalizing marijuana

Atlanta City Council will decide on decriminalizing marijuana

fox5atlanta.com The city of Atlanta took a major step on Tuesday in its bid to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The Public Safety Panel recommended the city replace jail time for minor marijuana possession with a fine. That fine would be about $75. The decision has been hotly debated over the lastRead more about Atlanta City Council will decide on decriminalizing marijuana[…]

Study: National Medical Marijuana Could Save Thousands of Lives Annually

Study: National Medical Marijuana Could Save Thousands of Lives Annually

BY MONTEREY BUD | MARIJUANA.COM A new study published by the University of Indiana (IU) indicates that medical marijuana, if legalized nationally, could be a true lifesaver. Per the Indiana study, approximately 47,500 American lives could be saved annually if medical marijuana were legalized nationally. Authored by Dr. Thomas M. Clark, the IU research scrutinizedRead more about Study: National Medical Marijuana Could Save Thousands of Lives Annually[…]

Cannabis Company Plans to Turn Entire California Desert Town Into Pot Paradise

Cannabis Company Plans to Turn Entire California Desert Town Into Pot Paradise

by ASSOCIATED PRESS NIPTON, Calif. — Now that one of the nation’s largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvania? The name Weed already belongs to an old mill town in Northern California. American Green Inc. announced Thursday it isRead more about Cannabis Company Plans to Turn Entire California Desert Town Into Pot Paradise[…]

Washington State University Needs Paid Volunteers to Smoke Marijuana for Research Study

Washington State University Needs Paid Volunteers to Smoke Marijuana for Research Study

By: TJ Baker | The Daily Chronic PULLMAN, WA — Are you 21 or older, live in Pullman, Washington, and want to get paid to smoke pot as part of a research study? Researchers at Washington State University are working to develop a breathalyzer to detect marijuana use, and are seeking paid volunteers to participate.Read more about Washington State University Needs Paid Volunteers to Smoke Marijuana for Research Study[…]