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More Cannabis Workers in U.S. than Dental Hygienists

The Business Insider is reporting that there are now more people employed by the marijuana industry than there are dental hygienists. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were about 200,000 dental hygienists in the United States last year, while the U.S. employed more than 230,000 people working for marijuana businesses during 2017. The cannabis market is expected to earn more […]

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Categories: Economy, Jobs, Marijuana Industry

PRESS RELEASE: Stone Age Farmacy Awarded Recreational License

Los Angeles, California: Stone Age Farmacy has been awarded the third recreational license in California. Stone Age Farmacy will be opening its door for the first time to recreational customers and is looking forward to providing new customers with the best experience, service, and quality products. Individuals that are of age 21+ will be able to […]

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Categories: California, Dispensaries, Economy, Legalization, Licensing, Marijuana Industry, marijuana sales, Recreational

Mary Jane and Politics are Becoming Fast Friends

As voters legalize marijuana state after state, politicians are starting to realize that marijuana may be good for their careers. A poll last April showed that at least 64 percent of Americans approve of legalizing marijuana and 91 percent of Americans are in favor of legalizing medical marijuana. Politicians are taking notice, and many have joined forces with marijuana advocates and are either endorsing legalizing […]

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Categories: Decriminalization, Dispensaries, Economy, Enforcement, Federal, Government, Jobs, Legalization, Legislation, Licensing, Marijuana Industry, marijuana sales, Marijuana Use, Medical Benefits, medical marijuana, Nationwide

Doctors Make Marijuana a Family Affair

A married couple and their two adult children, all doctors, have begun a medical marijuana practice in three states. Dr. David Knox and his wife, Dr. Janice Knox, along with their children, Drs. Rachel and Jessica Knox, have come together to offer a professional cannabis practice for their patients.   The Washington Post reported that the family business, American Cannabinoid Clinics, has locations in Oregon, California, and Washington state. The family practice also has licensed […]

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Categories: California, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Research, Health, Licensing, Marijuana Industry, Marijuana Use, Medical Benefits, medical marijuana, Oregon, Washington

Trump Administration Rescinds Obama Weed Policy

WASHINGTON — Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Attorney General, has rescinded the federal policy which prevented federal law enforcement from prosecuting in states with legal marijuana. The Obama-era policy left legalized marijuana states to regulate and enforce state laws individually. Former Attorney General Eric Holder wrote the Cole Memo in 2013, which stipulated that the federal government would permit states to establish local laws without interference.  The […]

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Categories: Cannabis Culture, Crime, DEA, Dispensaries, Economy, Enforcement, Federal, Government, Jail Time, Jobs, Legalization, Legislation, Licensing, Marijuana Industry, marijuana sales, Marijuana Use, medical marijuana, Police, Politics, Recreational, Washington

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