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Pat Loeb
September 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
A conference to promote equity in the emerging cannabis industry will meet in Philadelphia for the second time, later this month, and it has the support of both city and state officials.
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teenage girl vaping
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Suzanne Monaghan
September 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
"More and more youth are reporting use of these butane hash oil or other marijuana vaping products than ever before," expert says
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In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, photo, chemist David Dawson displays various samples of marijuana while being interviewed at CW Analytical Laboratories in Oakland, Calif.
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AP News
August 26, 2019 - 9:43 am
By Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer How much marijuana is really in that pot brownie? Chocolate can throw off potency tests so labels aren't always accurate, and now scientists are trying to figure out why. In states where marijuana is legal, pot comes in cookies, mints, gummies, protein bars —...
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Marijuana seized alongside jalapeno peppers
U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP
August 19, 2019 - 9:34 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port. A Customs and Border Protection K-9 unit alerted officers to a shipment of peppers Thursday at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego. A CBP news...
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About 1,300 pounds of marijuana was seized on Tuesday.
Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard via CNN
August 17, 2019 - 2:59 pm
By Alisha Ebrahimji (CNN) -- The US Coast Guard said it and its partner agencies recovered 1,300 pounds of marijuana wrapped in plastic from the water near Santa Catalina Island, one of California's channel islands southwest of Los Angeles, this week. The 43 bales were transferred to Customs and...
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Eldis Sula
July 11, 2019 - 12:14 pm
An Atlanta woman was left scratching her head when she received an unusual marijuana -themed birthday cake instead of the Moana one ordered by her mother. Kensli Davis, the 25-year-old birthday girl, posted a photo of the bungled ice cream cake on her Facebook. She explained that her mother ordered...
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Gov. J. B. Pritzker takes in the applause before signing a bill that legalizes adult-use cannabis in the state of Illinois at Sankofa Cultural Arts and Business Center in Chicago.
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June 25, 2019 - 1:24 pm
By John O'Connor, AP Political Writer SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois' new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislature...
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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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Dan Wing
June 19, 2019 - 7:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new survey from AAA shows that a large portion of Americans are driving while high, and many don't think they would face any legal consequences of driving after smoking weed. AAA says new research shows an estimated 14.8 million people have gotten behind the wheel...
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Final vote for recreational marijuana use in Illinois House.
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May 31, 2019 - 9:37 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on the issue. Those 21 and older would be able to...
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