October 2016

Experts at the Oregon Poison Center are warning parents to be on the lookout for marijuana edibles in their kids’ Halloween candy. Stephen Layton displays one edible product currently sold by Dr. Jolly’s dispensary in Bend. The new law now allows dispensaries to sell edibles to recreational as well as medical marijuana users.  Amanda Peacher/OPB There haven’t been […]

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LAS VEGAS — Medical marijuana dispensaries are stocking shelves with items from more suppliers who do not grow pot at all. Area cultivators provide the marijuana that infuses the edibles made at a new production facility in the Las Vegas valley, reported the Las Vegas Sun (http://bit.ly/2eS0yov). Colorado-based Dixie Elixirs and Edibles partnered with Silver […]

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The following script is from “The Pot Vote,” which aired on Oct. 30, 2016. Dr. Jonathan LaPook is the correspondent. Katherine Davis, producer. Five percent of Americans live in states where pot is legal for recreational use. But by next Wednesday, that percentage could swell to almost 25 percent. It’s on the ballot in five […]

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LAS VEGAS — Medical marijuana dispensaries are stocking shelves with items from more suppliers who do not grow pot at all. Area cultivators provide the marijuana that infuses the edibles made at a new production facility in the Las Vegas valley, reported the Las Vegas Sun (http://bit.ly/2eS0yov). Colorado-based Dixie Elixirs and Edibles partnered with Silver […]

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One of the new scare campaigns used by opponents of marijuana’s legalization is focused on edible cannabis products in general and edible cannabis candy in particular. While there are some legitimate concerns about edible cannabis products—over dosages and product labeling—these are easily addressed by regulations such as those adopted in Colorado. However, legalization opponents are […]

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BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three informational events across the state with the cannabis industry’s best and brightest will be hosted by the Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum (MCKF) in association with the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis on Sept. 28-29, 2013 in Boston, Lowell and Dartmouth. WHAT: A series of three events being […]

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BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three informational events across the state with the cannabis industry’s best and brightest will be hosted by the Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum (MCKF) in association with the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis on Sept. 28-29, 2013 in Boston, Lowell and Dartmouth. WHAT: A series of three events being […]

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BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three informational events across the state with the cannabis industry’s best and brightest will be hosted by the Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum (MCKF) in association with the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis on Sept. 28-29, 2013 in Boston, Lowell and Dartmouth. WHAT: A series of three events being […]

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As Californians prepare to vote on legalizing recreational marijuana, innovations in cultivation practices are pushing the plant’s psychoactive properties to unprecedented heights — packing a powerful punch that delights some but alarms others. Levels of the chemical that produces a high — known as THC — used to average 3 to 4 percent. But now — because […]

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Sarah Ritchie, 33, and Timothy Houseley, 26, were charged with trafficking drugs, cultivating a controlled substance and two counts of drug possession, Troy police said Monday, noting that officer recovered an unspecified amount of cash from the pair. … read more at: http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/crime–law/plead-guilty-making-marijuana-laced-desserts-troy/9NnTvSzDlnEsB5gMAnORxM/

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