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New potential for marijuana: Treating drug addiction

By Aroma Dispensary | May 18, 2017

Harm reduction is a strategy for treating addiction that begins with acceptance. A friendlier, less disciplined sister of abstinence, this philosophy aims to reduce the overall level of drug use among people who are unable or simply unwilling to stop. What should naturally follow is a decrease in the many negative consequences of drug use.…

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Recreational Weed Could Become Legal in NJ Under New Bill

By Aroma Dispensary | May 15, 2017

A New Jersey state lawmaker introduced a bill Monday to make recreational marijuana legal in the Garden State. State Sen. Nicholas Scutari’s legislation would limit cannabis purchases to people 21 years and older. Home-growing would not be legal, he said. The Democrat from Union Township was one of the architects of New Jersey’s medical marijuana…

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Denver marijuana church says demand for pot weddings is big

By Aroma Dispensary | May 14, 2017

A Denver church for marijuana enthusiasts that opened last month said there’s a huge demand for couples who want a pot-themed wedding. The “International Church of Cannabis,” which opened on South Logan Street in Denver in April, said demand for a marijuana wedding “has been far greater than ever expected.” “We thought there would be…

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Growing or Selling Pot? California Has Some New Rules for You

By Aroma Dispensary | May 6, 2017

Six months after voters legalized marijuana in the Golden State, state officials are working to create regulations to govern the cultivation, manufacturing, testing, distribution and sales of cannabis goods. Proposals released last week spell out in detail the draft rules that will eventually govern everything from where and how cannabis can be grown to how…

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Colorado lawmakers pass bill to allow use of medical marijuana to treat PTSD

By Aroma Dispensary | Apr 30, 2017

DENVER — Colorado lawmakers passed a bill to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of conditions eligible for treatment with medical marijuana. SB17-017 passed a final vote in the Colorado Senate on Wednesday and now heads to the governor’s desk. “The bill creates the same rights, limitations and criminal defenses and exceptions as the…

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Denver marijuana stores approved to stay open later

By Aroma Dispensary | Apr 25, 2017

Denver marijuana licensees on Monday received permission from the city to keep their stores open until 10 p.m. — a move the industry says will help it compete with businesses in some neighboring cities. Stores that offer recreational or medical marijuana sales (or both) will get the option to adjust their hours beginning May 1.…

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Church of Cannabis will open on 4/20 — of course

By Aroma Dispensary | Apr 13, 2017

In pot they trust. A church for marijuana lovers is set to open in Denver — during 4/20 weekend, of course. The pro-smoking sanctuary will be in the city’s West Washington Park neighborhood and run by Elevation Ministries. Dubbed the “International Church of Cannabis,” the group says it will ultimately serve as a “spiritual home…

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Colorado set to prohibit marijuana co-op growing operations

By Aroma Dispensary | Apr 11, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Colorado was set Monday to outlaw marijuana growing co-ops soon after the state Senate unanimously approved a bill making it a crime for people to cultivate recreational pot for other people. The bill supported by the office of Gov. John Hickenlooper passed 35-0 but it was unclear when he would sign it.…

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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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