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New York State Is Set to Loosen Marijuana Laws

By SUSANNE CRAIG and JESSE McKINLEY     Andrew M. Cuomo – Michael Nagle for The New York Times Joining a growing group of states that have loosened restrictions on marijuana, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York plans this week to announce an executive action that would allow limited use of the drug by those with serious illnesses, […]

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Bill would make medical marijuana sales legal in Tennessee

NASHVILLE — A Democratic legislator has filed a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would authorize prescription sales of marijuana for medicinal purposes in Tennessee under somewhat stringent regulations.   Full Article: http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/24362030/bill-would-make-medical-marijuana-sales-legal-in-tennessee

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As cannabis is widely legalised, China cashes in on an unprecedented boom

IAN JOHNSTON Almost 5,000 years ago, Chinese physicians recommended a tea made from cannabis leaves to treat a wide variety of conditions including gout and malaria. Today, as the global market for marijuana experiences an unprecedented boom after being widely legalised, it is China that again appears to have set its eyes on dominating trade […]

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Here’s a poll. Go vote! – Legalized pot and Colorado’s reputation

  Do you think the legalization of recreational marijuana is harming Colorado’s reputation outside the state? Go vote here: http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_24839791

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Legalize marijuana in Alabama? Debate ignited after arrest of leading advocate for medical marijuana

By Paul Gattis | pgattis@al.com    The arrest of the executive director of the Alabama Medical Marijuana Coalition has stirred debate among AL.com readers over legalizing marijuana in Alabama. Christopher Butts and three other people were arrested Saturday by the Cullman County sheriff’s department. Butts, Stephen Franks, Sonja Franks and Amber Nixon face a felony charge of trafficking […]

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Colorado Department of Agriculture Adopts Industrial Hemp Rule

Russ Baldwin   The Colorado Department of Agriculture has adopted the first industrial hemp rules in the state’s history; the rule became effective December 30, 2013. Producers can begin to register with CDA’s industrial hemp program on March 1, 2014. “These rules are the first step to allow Colorado producers to legally grow industrial hemp,” […]

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From Denver to Pueblo: Where to find cannabis if you feel like firing up

by Indy staff   Jan. 1 has brought an explosion of pot shops heard ’round the world. Of course, none are situated in Colorado Springs, thanks to City Council deciding that locals didn’t really want those stores they voted for. Nonetheless, areas like Manitou Springs, Pueblo County and Denver have heard the call. Manitou has implemented a moratorium […]

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Could Kansas follow Colorado in pot legalization?

By Chris Oberholtz, Multimedia Producer – email By Bonyen Lee, News Reporter – bio | email Colorado dispensaries are one of the most popular businesses on this new year, as the state’s recreational marijuana laws make smoking pot legal. But next door in Kansas, the idea isn’t so popular.   Kansas Sen. David Haley hopes with Colorado’s legal marijuana […]

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Sights From Colorado Pot Industry’s Opening Day

By KRISTEN WYATT Associated Press   The nation’s first recreational pot industry opened in Colorado on Wednesday, kicking off a marijuana experiment that will be watched closely around the world. Already, it is attracting people from across the country. Here’s a look at some of the sights in Denver, the Mile High City, on the […]

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