Posts Tagged ‘recreational marijuana’

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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Marijuana industry looks to get more women, minorities in the pot business

Marijuana diversity.

Compared with a year ago, times may seem tough for those banking on the legalization of marijuana. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has raised “serious questions” about legalization, appears less friendly to the cannabis industry than his predecessor. Even after the District of Columbia permitted recreational use of the drug in 2015, arrests in the…

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Vaping. The small, cheap device that’s disrupting the $7 billion legal cannabis business.

Vape pen cartridge

A simple, inexpensive piece of tech is upending the burgeoning marijuana industry. Behold: The small, cheap device that’s disrupting the $7 billion legal cannabis business. This tiny combination of plastic, glass, and metal is a disposable cannabis oil cartridge. It costs anywhere from $30 to $70 (depending on the oil inside), is easily carried in…

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