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Congress Returns to Cannabis’ Banking Problem

Another move by the U.S. House of Representatives to help the emerging cannabis industry.   A majority of members of the US House of Representatives voted last week in favor of an amendment that restricts the Treasury Department’s ability to take action against financial institutions that possess relations with businesses engaged in state-sanctioned activities specific […]

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Going Home to a Rocky Mountain High

Here’s a sample of a longer story about going home to now-re-legal Colorado.  Do I have any vacation days left?   I bought a gram of the innocent-sounding Blackberry sativa and another of Afghani indica, each enough to fill a small prescription bottle for $16.89 apiece (plus a hefty 18 percent tax), along with a […]

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Oregon Enlists for Second Wave

The first wave of cannabis re-legalization was Colorado and Washington.  The second wave is forming.  Alaska, which stepped up a few days back, has now been joined by Oregon.   Is your state next?   Oregon voters will get another shot at legalizing recreational marijuana. The state announced Tuesday that advocates submitted enough signatures to qualify […]

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It’s Gonna Be a WEED Wedding

Times are a changing and, even though the in-laws may not like it, if you go to a wedding in Colorado or Washington there’s a possibility that Mary Jane will be one of the invited guests.  And a wedding is such a special event that people are getting really creative with how they medically infuse […]

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NY Times Calls for End to Cannabis Prohibition

For a long, long time the influential New York Times has been a staunch supporter of cannabis prohibition.  No longer.  Now they are one of us.  Here’s a sample of how things have changed.   It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which […]

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HMJ Classics: The Great Strains — Haze

[Originally part of a series titled "The Great Strains"]   My Grandmother had a needlepoint in her kitchen. It read: “Haze — Once Tasted, Always Recognized.” Lots of strains claim Haze genetics, and they may be telling the truth. The Haze name is in common use. Our working list has about twenty-five hazes without looking […]

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Vermont in Flux

I was surprised when Vermont did not line up to be the next state to re-legalize.  Patience.   Rand Corp. is set to begin a study on the possible impacts of marijuana legislation in Vermont, the results of which could have broad implications for cannabis legalization efforts across the country. Officials from Rand Corp. – […]

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Who’s Next? – A Review of the States considering marijuana legalization

Recently, Washington state retailers opened their doors to the public, selling recreational marijuana for the first time since state laws were changed. Washington joins Colorado in becoming one of two states to legalize recreational marijuana. This means that there are now two pilot projects that can be analyzed, scrutinized and hopefully emulated by their 48 […]

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Alaska Next to Vote on Re-Legalization

In November the next state voting on re-legalization is going to be Alaska.   Since Colorado began selling legalized recreational marijuana January 1, 2014, and Washington followed on July 8, 2014, the rest of the country has been wondering which state will be next, and while Oregon has been on the tips of most people’s […]

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Washington Sets Rules for Edibles

Colorado’s re-legalization was marred by edible-related problems.  Washington is attempting to avoid those slips with their own set of rules about cannabis infused edible products.   Retail marijuana shops in Washington State can sell cannabis cookies, brownies and other baked goods, but hard candies, lollipops or gummy edibles are off limits. The state’s Liquor Control […]

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