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  1. When it comes to marijuana, California is one of the most friendly states in the nation. Not only is California one of 10 states that have legalized recreational marijuana, they were the very first to legalize medical marijuana back in 1996. With that in mind, using data compiled by Leafly below are the 10 most …

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  2. Florida’s full Senate on Thursday passed a bill to repeal the state’s ban on smokeable medical marijuana. The Senate passed Senate Bill 182 by a vote of 34 to 4, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The measure would allow medical marijuana patients to smoke marijuana, which was legalized by voters before being prohibited by lawmakers. “Marijuana …

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  3. Marijuana businesses that are legal under their state’s law hired 64,000 new employees in 2018, and now employs over 200,000 full-time workers, according to data compiled by Whitney Economics and Leafly.com. The report, entitled Cannabis Jobs Count, identifies some 211,000 full-time jobs in the legal cannabis sector. This total increases to 296,000 jobs when ancillary employers are …

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  4. A legislative proposal to tax and regulate marijuana for adult use in Vermont third and final reading in the Vermont Senate Friday with a veto-proof majority; the vote was 23 to 5. The measure now moves to the Vermont House of Representatives for consideration. Passage in the House would send it to Governor Phill Scott …

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  5. Among the hundreds – if not thousands – of marijuana strains found around the world, here are the 10 most popular. Using data compiled by Leafly, here are the 10 most popular marijuana strains at this very moment: The Current 10 Most Popular Marijuana Strains: Blue Dream Blue Dream has remained a mainstay in the marijuana …

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  6. Cannabinoids “may be an effective adjunct for the treatment of pancreatic cancer”, according to a new study. The study, titled Potential Use of Cannabinoids for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer, was published by the Journal of Pancreatic Cancer, and has been epublished by the National Institute of Health. “Cannabinoid extracts may have anticancer properties, which can improve …

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  7. A key committee in New Hampshire’s House of Representatives has given approval to legislation that would legalize marijuana for those 21 and older. House Bill 481 was passed last week by the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee by a vote of 10 to 9. The measure now moves towards a vote by the full House …

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  8. Legislation that would protect banks who provide services to medical marijuana businesses has been passed by the full West Virginia House of Delegates. House Bill 2538 was overwhelmingly approved by the House, with 89 members voting in favor and just seven voting in opposition. The measure, which was introduced by Delegate Eric Nelson (R), now moves …

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  9. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence have proposed amending the classification of cannabis under international law. According to reporting in the British Medical Journal, the WHO policy reversal “takes account of the growing evidence for the medical applications of the drug,” and marks the first time that the agency has reviewed its stance on …

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  10. Legislation that would legalize marijuana for everyone 21 and older has been passed by a key House committee in New Mexico. The House Health and Human Services Committee passed House Bill 356 by a vote of 5 to 2, with all of the “Yes” votes coming from Democrats. “Prohibition simply does not work, and the country is …

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