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Los Angeles County Issues First Cannabis License To Latina Woman

By Aroma Dispensary | Oct 12, 2017

Yvonne DeLaRosa Green was awarded the first cannabis business license for Los Angeles County for her dispensary 99 High Tide Collective in Malibu. The city and county of Los Angeles are expected to become the capital of cannabis once the state of California’s regulated adult-use market is up and running. While Denver, Colorado may have…

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Marijuana degree combines science and business at Northern Michigan University

By Aroma Dispensary | Oct 9, 2017

Alex Roth has gotten into the habit of pulling out his cell phone and showing skeptical friends a screen shot of the classes he’ll have to take to get his bachelor of science degree from Northern Michigan University. “When they hear what my major is, there are a lot of people who say, ‘Wow, cool…

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Colorado bans pot gummy bears, other edibles appealing to kids

By Aroma Dispensary | Oct 3, 2017

A ban on gummy bears and other edible marijuana products shaped like animals, people and fruit takes effect this month in Colorado — a change aimed at decreasing the likelihood small children will mistake them for a favorite treat. The switch is less dramatic for Colorado’s cannabis companies than adapting to last fall’s rollout of…

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

By Aroma Dispensary | Sep 27, 2017

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

By Aroma Dispensary | Sep 22, 2017

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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California Officially Calls On Feds To Reclassify Marijuana

By Aroma Dispensary | Sep 18, 2017

Last November, California voters approved a ballot measure to legalize marijuana. Now, the state’s lawmakers are formally calling on the federal government to reclassify cannabis. “The Legislature urges the Congress of the United States to pass a law to reschedule marijuana or cannabis and its derivatives from a Schedule I drug to an alternative schedule,…

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Teen marijuana use chart

Teen marijuana use falls to 20-year low, defying legalization opponents’ predictions

By Aroma Dispensary | Sep 8, 2017

In 2016, rates of marijuana use among the nation’s 12- to 17-year-olds dropped to their lowest level in more than two decades, according to federal survey data released this week. Last year, 6.5 percent of adolescents used marijuana on a monthly basis, according to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health. That represents…

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How to get a job in the marijuana industry.

By Aroma Dispensary | Aug 30, 2017

For anyone curious about working in the world of weed, a new resource makes job-hunting easier. A recruiting agency for legal cannabis firms has launched a website that aims to serve as a one-stop shop for employers and job seekers. The site, Vangsters, allows hopefuls to apply to jobs and crate employee profiles, with a…

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Recreational and medical marijuana

Huge marijuana fight explodes in Hawaii

By Aroma Dispensary | Aug 14, 2017

Hawaii’s first medical marijuana dispensary is lashing out at the Department of Health after causing delays in supplying cannabis. Hawaii’s first medical cannabis dispensary is already having to suspend sales just five days after it began selling marijuana, and the operators aren’t happy, lashing out at the government in a scathing statement. The reason for…

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