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18 Aug Second Michigan recreational marijuana campaign gets OK

A second – and now competing – campaign to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan has gotten the go-ahead from state officials to begin collecting signatures in a bid to make the 2018 ballot.

The campaign, Abrogate Prohibition Michigan, was approved...

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17 Aug Two states rebut AG Sessions’ critiques of their cannabis laws

Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry.

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, a former Republican, sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week asking the...

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17 Aug Washington state rule change expands business options for marijuana cultivators

By Bart Schaneman

Washington state recently eased restrictions on how many producer licenses marijuana businesses can own, a move that could lead to more competition, an uptick in mergers and acquisitions and possibly increased supply.

Under the state’s revised policy, business owners can up their licenses from one...

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07 Aug AG Sessions questions cannabis regulatory efficacy in CO, WA

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has contacted the governors of Colorado and Washington state and, using parallel language, questioned the effectiveness of state regulations designed to comply with the 2013 Cole Memo.

In letters to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Washington state Gov. Jay...

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04 Aug Task force tells AG Sessions to keep status quo for legal cannabis

A task force assembled by Attorney General Jeff Sessions is giving him no ammunition to go after the legal marijuana industry, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

The Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety has offered no new policy recommendations...

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04 Aug Massachusetts marijuana oversight board is taking shape

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday picked five people to serve on a Cannabis Advisory Board that will help guide regulators enforcing recreational and medical marijuana laws.

The governor’s selections bring to 15 the number of advisory board members.

The panel eventually will consist of 25 members,...

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03 Aug Marijuana company buys California town envisioning cannabis Epcot Center

By John Schroyer

An Arizona-based ancillary marijuana company said Thursday it’s taken the arguably historic step of purchasing an entire town with the aim of transforming it into a cannabis tourism mecca.

American Green, based in Phoenix, paid $5 million for the 80-acre town of Nipton near...

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31 Jul California lawmakers seek to expedite cannabis rulemaking

In a move to ensure they can meet their January 2018 deadline to establish a new regulatory system for medical and recreational marijuana businesses, California legislators have established an “emergency rulemaking process” that won’t include a normal public comment period.

The lawmakers fear that...

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28 Jul Study: Recreational cannabis sales would be boon for Colorado city

If Colorado Springs – the second-largest city in Colorado – were to allow recreational marijuana sales, its share of the state’s cannabis market would double to 14%, according to a new economic impact report by a University of Denver professor.

The study also found that allowing rec...

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28 Jul Study: Recreational cannabis sales would be boon for Colorado city

If Colorado Springs – the second-largest city in Colorado – were to allow recreational marijuana sales, its share of the state’s cannabis market would double to 14%, according to a new economic impact report by a University of Denver professor.

The study also found that allowing rec...

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