Marijuana

Jean Marc looks at a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.
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October 18, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Rob Gillies, Gene Johnson and Tracey Lindeman, Associated Press MONTREAL (AP) — Cam Battley is a top executive at one of Canada's biggest marijuana companies, but he isn't sticking around to savor the country's historic pot legalization. He's off to Germany on Friday and Australia next week — a...
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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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Cannabis products are shown inside a Cannabis NB retail store in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.
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October 17, 2018 - 10:26 am
By Rob Gillies and Gene Johnson, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Ian Power was among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Canada but he has no plans to smoke it. He plans to frame it. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early...
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Cherri Gregg
October 14, 2018 - 12:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio's Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about cannabis. Decriminalization and growing acceptance of marijuana is giving Philadelphia-area residents the false impression that the drug is legal...
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Cannabis Survey Food Drink
CNN
October 10, 2018 - 10:33 am
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business (CNN) -- If marijuana were legal in the United States, most Americans say they would try it. That's according to a survey of 1,000 US consumers (as well as 1,000 more in Canada) conducted by A.T. Kearney, a global strategy and management consulting firm. More than...
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Marijuana grows in the newly opened Cresco Labs medical marijuana plant in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.
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Pat Loeb
October 09, 2018 - 4:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia will host a national cannabis conference that seeks to help people of color get a foothold in the burgeoning industry. The Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO) aims to reduce the stigma of cannabis and develop more opportunities in...
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Synthetic Marijuana
Tony Romeo
October 09, 2018 - 12:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A state House committee Tuesday morning advanced a bill that would reduce the penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana, but final passage in the current session of the legislature is unlikely. The bill would make possession of less than 30 grams of...
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Gov. Phil Murphy announces his major economic agenda on Oct. 1, 2018 in Nutley, New Jersey.
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Ian Bush
October 02, 2018 - 6:27 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — This could be the month New Jersey takes a big step toward legalizing recreational marijuana — at least that's what Gov. Phil Murphy suggests, echoing the forecast from the state's top lawmaker. Oct. 29 is the date Senate President Steve Sweeney has said he expects a...
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CrescoLabs' anti-opioid campaign at Headhouse features a vending machine that disperses free plastic pill bottles containing an anti-opioid message inside.
Paul Kurtz I KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
October 02, 2018 - 3:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Medical marijuana companies appear to be making inroads in their efforts to convince prescription opioid users to try their safer alternative. Recent studies have shown a drop in daily opioid use in Pennsylvania and other states where medical marijuana is legal. Chris...
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Maine Lobster
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September 19, 2018 - 11:05 pm
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine (AP) — These lobsters are going to pot in more ways than one. A Maine lobster pound is banking on using marijuana to try to make cooking the crustaceans a little more humane. The business, Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor, is owned by a registered...
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