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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: Cotati City Council Approves Recreational Cannabis Sales By Its Sole Dispensary

    Cotati on Tuesday became the first city in Sonoma County to allow sales of recreational cannabis to adults in 2018. The City Council voted 5-0 to allow the city's sole dispensary, Mercy Wellness, to sell non-medical marijuana to adults 21 and older starting Jan. 2. Voters in November 2016...
  2. Ron Strider

    Teen Marijuana Use Falls To 20-Year Low, Defying Legalization Opponents' Predictions

    In 2016, rates of marijuana use among the nation's 12- to 17-year-olds dropped to their lowest level in more than two decades, according to federal survey data released this week. Last year, 6.5 percent of adolescents used marijuana on a monthly basis, according to the latest National Survey...
  3. Ron Strider

    Marijuana's Popularity Among US Adults Continues To Grow. Here's Why

    Marijuana's popularity among American adults is on the rise – and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys. The increase in popularity, along with more permissive attitudes toward marijuana use, may be due in part to its changing...
  4. Ron Strider

    ME: State Looking For Tips On Marijuana Policy

    Maine wants tips on how best to regulate adults' use of marijuana. The state's financial and agricultural departments are asking for the public's thoughts on Maine's retail marijuana marketplace and the public health, budgetary and enforcement concerns of implementation. Comments are due...
  5. Ron Strider

    Study: Marijuana Smokers Don't Quit After Becoming Parents

    A study by the University of Washington has found adults who smoke marijuana typically cut back when they become parents but do not necessarily quit completely. More than half of Americans now support legalizing marijuana, according to a 2015 Pew Research Center report, and data from 2014...
  6. K

    Maine Becomes Eighth State To Legalize Marijuana

    Maine has become the eighth state to eliminate criminal penalties specific to the adult possession and personal use of cannabis. Language in Question 1: the Marijuana Legalization Act, specific to the private possession and cultivation of marijuana by adults took effect today. It permits...
  7. K

    More Baby Boomers Are Turning To Marijuana

    A new study has found that marijuana use among baby boomers is on the rise. Dr. Benjamin Han, geriatrician and health services researcher at the Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), explained, "Given the unprecedented aging of the U.S. population, we are facing a never before seen...
  8. K

    Baby Boomer Marijuana Use On The Rise Amidst Legalization

    Recreational marijuana use is now an adult thing to do, new research suggests. A recent study conducted by NYU‘s Langone Medical Center has found a massive increase in the rate of pot users over the age of 50 since 2006. “Given the unprecedented aging of the U.S. population, we are facing a...
  9. K

    Marijuana And The End Of 'Colorado'

    For the past four years, all the way up through last week's episode of 60 Minutes, the public and the media have associated marijuana legalization with the state of Colorado. From jokes on late night television to reality shows on cable networks, the two have been inextricably linked. As a...
  10. K

    Weed On Election Day

    On November 8, voters in Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana. Arkansas, Florida, Montana, and North Dakota are proposing medical marijuana. The five recreational states are all polling well at this point. Here is the quick...
  11. K

    Maine's Marijuana Initiative - What It Will And Won't Allow

    Question 1 asks, "Do you want to allow the possession and use of marijuana under state law by persons who are at least 21 years of age, and allow the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, testing, and sale of marijuana and marijuana products subject to state regulation, taxation and local...
  12. K

    FL: Medical Marijuana Treating Both Kids, Adults At Tampa Clinic

    Tampa, FL - Tampa's first Family Medical Cannabis Clinic is now open for patients across Tampa Bay, offering a non-euphoric strain of marijuana as a treatment option for children and adults. "In particular the CBD that's found in the low THC medical cannabis - that's now for people with...
  13. K

    If The Marijuana Initiative Passes, Can California Employers Still Ban Pot At Work?

    Q If the recreational marijuana initiative is passed by California voters, what happens to employers who have restrictive policies? - F.M., Torrance A The language of Proposition 64, the Nov. 8 ballot initiative to legalize recreational use of marijuana for adults 21 and older...
  14. K

    13 Percent Of Adults Say They Smoke Marijuana

    Thirteen percent of adults say they currently smoke marijuana, according to a new Gallup poll. The percentage of adults who say they use marijuana today has nearly doubled from the number who reported using the drug in a 2013 poll. The new poll also found that 43 percent of adults say they...
  15. CivDis

    NORML - Washington - Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Measures to Permit Home Cultivation

    Washington: Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Measures to Permit Home Cultivation Legislation to allow adults to legally cultivate personal use amounts of marijuana is pending in the House and Senate. Senate Bill 6083 permits adults to grow up to six plants per domicile. House companion...