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Hand holding bottle of Cannabis oil against Marijuana plant
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June 20, 2019 - 9:44 am
By Alicia Wallace, CNN Business (CNN) — Fueled in part by CBD product sales and Canada's recent legalization of marijuana, the world's cannabis market could notch $15 billion this year. Industry insiders are forecasting that global cannabis sales could total $14.9 billion in 2019, up 36% from 2018...
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David Madden
April 04, 2019 - 2:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As New Jersey legislators wrestle with whether to legalize adult-use marijuana, health officials in the state have issued a report suggesting that demand for medical marijuana is high enough that the program must expand to help those in need. There are a half-dozen...
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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
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David Madden
March 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — This is decision day for New Jersey state legislators. The issue: whether to legalize marijuana for adults and set up a system to clear minor criminal records for possession and distribution. After two weeks of intense lobbying, there’s no clear sign on which way the...
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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor's Office via Flickr
David Madden
March 21, 2019 - 6:11 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Monday is D-Day in the New Jersey legislature when it comes to a series of bills aimed at legalizing adult-use marijuana. And no one’s quite sure how it’ll go. Gov. Phil Murphy joined more than a dozen social justice advocates in a clear effort to press those opposed...
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Marijuana plants at a home in Honolulu.
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March 19, 2019 - 8:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A growing majority of Americans say marijuana should be legal, underscoring a national shift as more states embrace cannabis for medical or recreational use. Support for legal marijuana hit 61 percent in 2018, up from 57 percent two years ago, according to the General Social...
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Kim Glovas
March 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A South Jersey college is teaming up with the state's budding cannabis community, hoping to prepare workers for the new cannabis industry in the state. The Atlantic Cape Community College is collaborating with the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association. READ: Got an...
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Lieutenant Governor Announces Statewide Recreational Marijuana Legalization Listening Tour
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Justin Udo
January 24, 2019 - 4:10 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvanians are getting a chance to weigh in on where they stand when it comes to legalizing recreational marijuana throughout the state. Last year, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf tweeted he thinks it is time for the state to take a serious and honest look at...
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Supporters of marijuana legalization in New Jersey had hoped 2018 would be the year it would happen.
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David Madden
December 31, 2018 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Supporters of marijuana legalization in New Jersey had hoped 2018 would be the year it would happen. It didn’t. But they’re confident 2019 will be different. Legislative leaders and Gov. Phil Murphy have been at odds over a couple things, most notably how high to tax...
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In this Sept. 11, 2018, file photo Steve Fagan, grower and collective owner of SLOgrown Genetics, attends to his organically cultivated cannabis at his farm in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, Calif.
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December 27, 2018 - 9:13 am
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the largest legal U.S...
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We know there is a lot of discussion about the legality of marijuana.  But what about drug paraphernalia?
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October 18, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- ​ We know there is a lot of discussion about the legality of marijuana. But what about drug paraphernalia? Cannabition, the soon-to-be-open museum of marijuana in Las Vegas where recreational marijuana is legal, has...
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