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One cannabis company really wants to cash in on Coachella

By Aroma Dispensary | Apr 4, 2017

Cannabis and music festivals go hand in hand, especially in sunny Southern California, where marijuana has long been legal for medicinal use and with adult recreational use recently legalized. The sight of a joint or a pipe being passed around while taking in performers at one of the many festivals in the area is commonplace.…

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Canada legalizes recreational marijuana use.

Marijuana industry gets boost from legalization target date

By Aroma Dispensary | Mar 28, 2017

Industry players await provincial decisions on who will be allowed to sell Canadian marijuana businesses got a confidence boost from a CBC News report that the government plans to legalize recreational marijuana by July 2018, although big questions remain about how the legal market will work in different provinces. The newly revealed date for the…

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Alabama church promotes medical and recreational marijuana.

Pro-marijuana church active in Alabama: Members tout ‘God and cannabis’

By Aroma Dispensary | Mar 22, 2017

With a stained-glass window behind them, a lineup of speakers stepped to the front of the church and talked about the potential health benefits of legalizing plants that are currently outlawed in Alabama. “I smoke cannabis on a daily basis for my pain,” said Janice Rushing, president of the Oklevueha Native American Church of Inner…

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Charlo Greene

Infamous “Fuck it, I Quit” Reporter Launches Online Weed Show in L.A.

By Aroma Dispensary | Mar 13, 2017

Charlo Greene’s whole life changed after she coolly uttered just four simple words: “Fuck it, I quit.” A former on-air TV reporter at KTVA Alaska, Greene, announced her departure from the station during a live broadcast in September 2014. Greene, who was also quietly operating the Alaska Cannabis Club at the time, made the decision…

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Marijuana for pets

Marijuana for pets: Owners treating sick animals with cannabis

By Aroma Dispensary | Mar 12, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Michael Fasman’s 12-year-old dog, Hudson, limps from pain caused by arthritis and an amputated toe, but Fasman doesn’t want to give her painkillers because “they just knock her out.” So the San Francisco resident has turned to an alternative medicine that many humans use to treat their own pain and illness:…

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Denver University

Colorado’s first “Business of Marijuana” course offered at DU

By Aroma Dispensary | Mar 11, 2017

The Daniels College of Business will be offering the first-ever Business of Marijuana course at DU and in Colorado beginning this Spring Quarter on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. This course will be offered through the management department and is available to both graduate and undergraduate students. Professor Paul Seaborn who has…

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High expectations at Cannabis Cup festival snuffed out by feds

By Aroma Dispensary | Mar 5, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A federal prosecutor has snuffed out plans by pot fans to celebrate Nevada’s new recreational marijuana law by lighting up on an Indian reservation near Las Vegas. U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden took a hard line in a letter to organizers of a cannabis festival this weekend, saying that federal law applies…

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Is Colorado’s homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization?

By Aroma Dispensary | Mar 4, 2017

An 8% rise in homelessness has fueled speculation over whether legalization boosted the numbers of displaced in America’s unofficial legal cannabis capital Annie Mae Noel has been on the streets since her Denver house, which had been in her family for more than a century, went into foreclosure in 2015. She also happens to smoke…

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Recreaional marijuna and money.

Sean Spicer says recreational pot may come under legal fire, igniting backlash from cannabis industry

By Aroma Dispensary | Feb 24, 2017

The Northwest’s cannabis industry is reeling from comments that White House press secretary Sean Spicer made today, suggesting that the Department of Justice will take action against states where recreational marijuana is legal. Spicer said that the final decision on enforcement will lie with the DOJ, but that he expects the feds to “enforce the…

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