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  1. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Legalization And Veto Voted Vermont's Top Story

    Vermont's Legislature became the first legislative body in the country to vote to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in May, but the step was blocked weeks later when the bill was vetoed by Republican Gov. Phil Scott. The move by the Legislature and the governor's veto were voted...
  2. Ron Strider

    Canada: Durham College Offers Class On Cannabis Business As Legalization Looms

    An Ontario college is offering a new class in response to the growing demand for skilled professionals to support Canada's expanding medical marijuana industry as legalization looms. And it's not exactly reading, writing and arithmetic. The two-day class, offered this weekend by Durham College...
  3. Ron Strider

    Canada: Niagara College Launches Program In Cannabis Production

    It's got the greenhouse, the curriculum and the necessary approvals. Now all that's needed are up to 25 students keen on becoming the first crop of students to earn a postsecondary certificate in growing pot. Niagara College, located in the heart of Ontario wine country, announced Tuesday...
  4. Ron Strider

    Major Roadblock To Medical Marijuana In Ohio Solved? College To Test Cannabis

    Without a public college or university to test medical marijuana, no one would be purchasing the drug anytime soon. Other states allow private laboratories to test marijuana's properties before it is sold, but Ohio's law put a one-year moratorium on private testers in favor of colleges. Many...
  5. Ron Strider

    OH: Cleveland Cannabis College Curriculum Expanding This Fall

    A year shy of Ohio's medical marijuana program becoming operational, Cleveland Cannabis College is expanding it's curriculum in the hopes of helping to fill the thousands of jobs that could be created with the budding industry. Cleveland Cannabis College staff tout the program as the only...
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    Cleveland Cannabis College Opens Door To Budding New Industry In Ohio

    Tucked into a nondescript office building on the industrial side of Independence, the Cleveland Cannabis College is offering prospective retailers, hopeful horticulturists and seasoned physicians a shot at the experience they'll need to lead Ohio into the medical marijuana vanguard. To hear CEO...
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    PA: Borough Council Revises Marijuana Possession Ordinance

    Back in August, State College Borough Council approved an ordinance that allowed State College Police to charge possession of a small amount of marijuana as a summary offense instead of as a misdemeanor. After being in practice for about six months, council has made some tweaks. At Monday...
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    Colorado County Funds College Scholarship With Marijuana Money

    Denver ― Budding scholars, rejoice. Commissioners in Pueblo County, Colorado, on Monday signed off on what they're calling the "world's first cannabis-funded scholarship." The fund of approximately $475,000 will be available for high school students in Pueblo County who wish to attend...
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    Alabama Football - New Marijuana Laws Burn College Athletes

    Alabama Football's Lester Cotton has joined Cam Robinson Hootie Jones, Tim Williams, *Brandon Chicken and hundreds of other college athletes from schools all across the country on the long list of players busted for marijuana. That list a problem — but not just for players, coaches and...
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    CA: San Francisco's City College Prepares To Fire Up Marijuana Curriculum

    The hits just keep coming for City College of San Francisco, which earlier this month retained its accreditation for the next seven years and recently received a $9 million earmark from the Board of Supervisors to fund free tuition for city residents. (Mayor Lee intends to redesignate those...
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    MA: Pot Remains Off Limits At Northern Essex Community College

    Personal marijuana possession and use may be legal in Massachusetts, but remain off limits at Northern Essex Community College. Last month, college trustees unanimously approved a policy prohibiting marijuana and accessories on college property or at college-sponsored events and activities...
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    Does Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Mean It's OK On College Campuses?

    Amherst - While Thursday marks the first day of Massachusetts marijuana legalization, students on college campuses that accept any kind federal money still cannot grow or legally smoke pot on campus. That's because under federal law, growing or using marijuana even for medical purposes is...
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    CO: CSU Professors To Study Recreational Marijuana Impact On College Campuses

    A group of Colorado State University professors recently received a $186,500 grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to study the impact of legalized, recreational marijuana on young adults. Brad Conner, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, is the...
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    The Legalization Of Marijuana Wins The Day In Debate At The Dominica State College

    The proponents of the topic "Marijuana Should Be Legalized" got the nod from judges in a debate which was held recently at the Dominica State College (DSC). The debate, which was organized by The Dominica State College Literary and Debating Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Health...
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    CO: World's First Marijuana Funded Scholarship Awarded To 25 Students

    When you legalize marijuana, you not only solve a country's (in this case America's) health problems, you also boost its economy, create jobs, hike wages, weed out illegal cannabis trade, raise revenue, reduce crime rates, help the homeless, sponsor drug-addiction counseling, build schools, and...
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    MA: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Should Call College Campuses Home

    The smell of marijuana often seems to waft freely through the streets of Boston. Students and residents alike smoke it, legally for those licensed to purchase medical marijuana and illegally for those who do so recreationally. Despite the method of purchase, marijuana is being smoked in the...
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    MA: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Should Call College Campuses Home

    The smell of marijuana often seems to waft freely through the streets of Boston. Students and residents alike smoke it, legally for those licensed to purchase medical marijuana and illegally for those who do so recreationally. Despite the method of purchase, marijuana is being smoked in the...
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    Canadian College To Launch Marijuana Cultivation Course

    Toronto — A college in the Atlantic Canadian province of New Brunswick plans to institute a program on marijuana cultivation so that students can be trained to work at local companies that produce the drug, a school official said on Tuesday. The French-language College Communautaire du...
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    Irish Firm Works To Unlock Potential Treatments From Cannabis Extracts

    An Irish company has started research with a number of Irish universities to advance medicines using cannabis extracts. GreenLight is working with University College Dublin (UCD), the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ulster University and others to research the effectiveness of...
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    Irish Firm Works To Unlock Potential Treatments From Cannabis Extracts

    An Irish company has started research with a number of Irish universities to advance medicines using cannabis extracts. GreenLight is working with University College Dublin (UCD), the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ulster University and others to research the effectiveness of...