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‘Complete idiot’ cop gets high after stealing chocolate cannabis during pot shop raid

‘Weed is harmless’, advocates will eagerly tell you, but it certainly wasn’t for a Canadian police officer who has found himself jobless and branded an “idiot” after eating a marijuana-laced chocolate bar during a pot-shop raid. Source: ‘Complete idiot’ cop gets high after stealing chocolate cannabis during pot shop raid — RT World News ‘Weed is harmless’, advocates will eagerly tell you, but it certainly wasn’t for a Canadian police officer who has found himself jobless and branded an “idiot” after eating a marijuana-laced chocolate…

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Tainted synthetic pot eyed as cause of another Illinois death as store owner accused of selling substance held without bail

CHICAGO — As a Chicago convenience store owner accused of selling tainted synthetic pot was ordered to be held without bond Friday, authorities were investigating the possibility that a third death could be tied to an outbreak that has now sickened nearly 100 people in Illinois and continues to worsen. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office…

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Will Pot Be More Popular Than Soda?

Cannabis will be more popular than soda in America some time in the 2030’s, if the booming legal pot industry continues to grow at its current pace. The cannabis industry is forecast to hit $75 billion in sales by 2030, reported Bloomberg, citing a research note from financial strategy firm Cowen & Co. Trade publication Beverage…

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Where marijuana is legal, opioid prescriptions fall, studies find

As more states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, doctors may be replacing opioid prescriptions with suggestions to visit a local marijuana dispensary. Two papers published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine analyzing more than five years of Medicare Part D and Medicaid prescription data found that after states legalized weed, the number of opioid prescriptions and the…

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I was a prosecutor. Let’s consider how D.C. and Vermont tackled legalizing weed | Opinion

By Ben Barlyn Only several months ago, full-scale legalization of marijuana in New Jersey seemed like a foregone conclusion. Gov. Phil Murphy won handily over his opponent in no small part because of his enthusiastic support for recreational marijuana. Diverse news outlets pumped out story after breathless story envisioning a New Jersey awash with easily accessible,…

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Supply glut could limit upside for Canadian cannabis stocks

Supply glut could limit the upside for Canadian cannabis stocks Valuations of Canadian cannabis stocks are sky high on expectations Canada will become the Silicon Valley of recreational pot. If approved by the House, recreational cannabis sales would start this summer. Barron’s cover story this weekend asserts there are holes in the bull case: Stocks trade…

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Cannabis Taxes Could Generate $106 Billion, Create 1 Million Jobs by 2025

Cannabis Taxes Could Generate $106 Billion, Create 1 Million Jobs by 2025 Washington – Cannabis Taxes New Frontier Data, the authority in data, analytics, and business intelligence for the cannabis industry, released a new study, Cannabis In the U.S. Economy: Jobs, Growth and Tax Revenue, 2018 Edition, which examines what full adult use legalization of cannabis…

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Israel’s Global Cannabis Dominance Will Help the U.S.

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How California Will Change The Landscape Of The Weed Industry

Although the cannabis industry continues to expand rapidly, marijuana in the United States is still federally illegal, and that creates a number of unique challenges for cannabis business owners. Despite this, now that California has entered the game, cannabis companies have what it takes to revolutionize the industry in the U.S. California launched its recreational marijuana…

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