Category Archives: Recreational Marijuana

Adult-use marijuana spending will outpace medical sales in 2019 – Business Insider

Americans will have an easier time buying legal marijuana in some states.

Source: Adult-use marijuana spending will outpace medical sales in 2019 – Business Insider



Colorado Considers End Run if Feds Crack Down on Recreational Marijuana

The Trump Administration has said it will view medical marijuana leniently but is considered renewed federal enforcement to shut down recreational marijuana sales legal in eight states and the District of Columbia. Lawmakers in Colorado have proposed a simple solution.

Source: Colorado Considers End Run if Feds Crack Down on Recreational Marijuana



Oregon lawmakers introduce legislation to protect legal recreational marijuana | OregonLive.com

On Thursday, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) announced a legislative package they said will “preserve the integrity of state marijuana laws and provide a path for responsible federal legalization and regulation of the marijuana industry.”

Source: Oregon lawmakers introduce legislation to protect legal recreational marijuana | OregonLive.com



10 Facts About Marijuana | Marijuana Policy and Effects | Drug Policy Alliance

Marijuana facts include the effects of marijuana and the impact of marijuana policy decisions.

Source: 10 Facts About Marijuana | Marijuana Policy and Effects | Drug Policy Alliance



America’s $6.7 billion marijuana habit, mapped – The Washington Post

The latest federal statistics show 36 million Americans over the age of 12 smoked weed last year.

Source: America’s $6.7 billion marijuana habit, mapped – The Washington Post

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Marijuana monster money: California makes more from cannabis than the next 5 largest crops combined – Salon.com

$24 billion is no joke

Source: Marijuana monster money: California makes more from cannabis than the next 5 largest crops combined – Salon.com



Marijuana is legal in California. Now politicians and pot pushers need to help keep it out of kids’ hands – LA Times

Happy New Year and pass the pot. But now that weed is legal for adults in California, we need somehow to keep more teens from toking.

Source: Marijuana is legal in California. Now politicians and pot pushers need to help keep it out of kids’ hands – LA Times



Even Jeff Sessions can’t stop the marijuana train

The Mary Jane train is barreling through. Even Trump’s pick for attorney general can’t derail legalization, says Adam Bierman.

Source: Even Jeff Sessions can’t stop the marijuana train



How Microsoft Will Help To Track Legalised Marijuana Sales

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Marijuana is now legal in California, but it can still keep you from getting a job – LA Times

Since election day, Ellen Komp of cannabis advocacy group California NORML said she’s received at least a dozen emails and calls from employees asking whether marijuana is now exempted from employer drug tests.

Source: Marijuana is now legal in California, but it can still keep you from getting a job – LA Times