Posts Tagged ‘marijuana legalization’

California is trying to educate people about marijuana before recreational sales start.

California recreational weed education.

Months before California allows the sale of marijuana for recreational use, the state has launched an education campaign about the drug, including highlighting the potential harms of cannabis for minors and pregnant women. The state is scheduled to issue licenses starting Jan. 2 for growing and selling marijuana for recreational use, expanding a program that…

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After years-long fight, Colorado approves medical marijuana treatment for PTSD

Weed to treat PTSD

DENVER – Coloradans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will now be able to treat their conditions with doctor-approved medical marijuana, bringing a close to a years-long fight. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 17 Monday, which will allow physicians, after consultation and a medical background review, to prescribe patients suffering from doctor-diagnosed PTSD with medical…

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

Recreaional marijuna and money.

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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