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  • Vermont Senate Votes 21-9 for Marijuana Legalization

    The Vermont Senate voted 21-9 on Friday to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana, a permissive stance on pot senators acknowledged the House is unlikely to embrace. “We know that prohibition has not worked,” Sen. Jeanette White (D-Windham) said. “Let’s make it safer, less accessible to kids.” The vote came in response to an amendment White […]

  • Tax money from marijuana sales helping students pay for college in Colorado

    Marijuana is a $1.3 billion industry in Colorado, and the ensuing tax revenue is helping students pay for college. Pueblo County is one area benefiting from an influx of marijuana tax money. Now the county is doing something that’s a first in Colorado: distributing pot-funded scholarships to college students. “I don’t think without this scholarship […]

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    TGS Colfax Opens in Time for 4/20

    Soaring, vaulted ceilings. Spacious, airy interior. Huge windows and abundant natural light. Sounds like a real estate listing for an exorbitantly priced home, doesn’t it? It’s actually a description of The Green Solution’s® newest location at 14301 East Colfax Avenue in Aurora, and we bet you’ve never seen such an absolutely spectacular dispensary. I went […]

  • Most Americans support medical marijuana, believe it’s less dangerous than alcohol, tobacco and opioids

    Eight in 10 Americans think marijuana should be legal for medical use, and nearly half — 49 percent — approve of smoking pot for recreation purposes, according to a new poll designed to gauge the nation’s opinions about cannabis. Commissioned by Yahoo! News and performed by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, the survey […]

  • Colorado lawmakers wash hands of regulating pot clubs

    Colorado lawmakers on Thursday backed off plans to become the first U.S. state to regulate marijuana clubs, saying approval of Amsterdam-style pot clubs could invite a federal crackdown. It was perhaps the starkest display yet of legal pot states’ uncertainty on how to regulate the drug under President Donald Trump. Alaska marijuana regulators recently delayed […]

  • Kelly: Marijuana ‘not a factor’ in drug war

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday that marijuana is “not a factor” in the war on drugs and that solving the nation’s drug problem does not involve “arresting a lot of users.” Kelly, appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” was discussing his work to stop the flow of drugs into the United […]

  • Canada aims to legalise recreational use of marijuana

    Canada’s government is aiming to pass legislation that will legalise the recreational use of marijuana. The bill will fulfil an election promise by Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, who has admitted smoking pot himself in the past. Medical marijuana is legal in Canada, but a doctor’s prescription is required. Existing medical marijuana growers with government […]