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Meet the Nevada Politician with a Pot Strain Named After Him

DAN HERNANDEZ Tick Segerblom told us the story of his own strain, smoking weed on the White House roof, and more.   By now, Tick Segerblom has attended a lot of conferences where careful politicians frame their support for recreational marijuana use with a boilerplate disclaimer. I’ve never smoked marijuana, but…  Segerblom is different. A state senator who hails from downtown […]

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Pot party: Las Vegas welcomes Willie Nelson’s new marijuana products

By Chris Kudialis CHRISTOPHER DEVARGAS Country music legend Willie Nelson speaks to fans during an event celebrating the collaboration between Willie’s Reserve and Redwood Cultivation at Exile in downtown Las Vegas, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. With burning joints raised high, about 200 marijuana industry employees and representatives celebrated the arrival of country music legend and marijuana […]

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Medical marijuana gets spotlight in pre-Super Bowl event in Houston

By Mike D. Smith Ex-NFL quarterback Jim McMahon now smokes medical marijuana. (AP file photo)   Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, former New Orleans Saints offensive lineman Kyle Turley, former Denver Broncos tight end Nate Jackson and former Chicago Bears lineman Eben Britton are scheduled to make appearances.   Full Article:  http://www.chron.com/business/bizfeed/article/Medical-marijuana-gets-spotlight-in-pre-Super-10855643.php  

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Marijuana-smoked turkey now served in Denver deli

Kyle Clark, KUSA , KUSA   How do you like your turkey? Oven roasted? Fried? Baked? How about weed-smoked? Cook’s Fresh Market in downtown Denver has two new items on their menu this week: a weed-roasted natural turkey sandwich or the Mile High club sandwich.   Full Article:  http://www.kgw.com/life/marijuana-smoked-turkey-now-served-in-denver-at-cooks-fresh-market/393829491  

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Russia opens cannabis processing plant in Penza region

Author: Tatiana Kanunnikova Photo: fotki.yandex.ru “Cannabis has already been planted, now it is needed to build a plant to process the herb.” Full Article: http://russianconstruction.com/news-1/26315-russia-opens-cannabis-processing-plant-in-penza-region.html

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Navajo Tribe Signs Its First Hemp Growing Resolution

Debra Borchardt Cedric Black Eagle, founding partner of CannaNative, signing a deal with San Diego venture capital firm General Hemp to fund CannaNative. May 7, 2015. (Photo by Jordan Guzzardo) The Navajo have signed their first resolution to grow industrial hemp from the cannabis plant. CannaNative was also able to obtain the first signed Resolution from Navajo, and next they will […]

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Rotary Club Inducts First Cannabis Business Owner

Keith Mansur   The Rotary Club of Eugene, Oregon has made history. Earlier today they inducted the first Marijuana Dispensary owner in their club, Joseph Hopkins of The Greener Side. Believed to be the first major service club in the world to do so, Eugene Rotary Club’s acceptance shows that cannabis businesses are good for […]

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Texas Teacher Shouldn’t Be Punished for Marijuana Use in Colorado, Judge Says

By CHRISTINE HAUSER  Edibles available for sale in Denver only to medical marijuana atients. Credit Matthew Staver for The New York Times A Texas high school teacher can use marijuana in Colorado, where it is legal, and should not get into trouble for it in her home state, where it is illegal, an administrative law judge […]

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National Veteran Groups Join Indiana MMJ Push

TG BRANFALT   Four major veteran groups have joined the efforts of Hoosier Veterans for Medical Cannabis and the upswell of support could be enough to force lawmakwers to bring one of the bills languishing in the legislature to a vote, WFLI reports. Earlier this month, the Indiana American Legion sent a letter to the […]

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Joints On Your Pillow: The Growing World Of Cannabis Tourism

By Tess Allen   The cannabis-friendly “vacation” of yesteryear was largely spent on the living room couch, far away from prying eyes and prosecution. With online services like Bud And Breakfast, which allow you to browse and book 420-friendly accommodations in an Airbnb-like format, today’s cannabis-friendly vacation can be spent in luxe locales across the […]

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