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December 20, 2018   ·   0 Comments

News content on Marijuana.com is being reborn as Weedmaps News at news.weedmaps.com. While our URL has changed, you can still find breaking news, political coverage, ...

Rights Groups, Unions Call for Ending Marijuana Prohibition

A coalition of major civil rights organizations, labor unions and other groups is calling on Congress to completely remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act ...

How Trump Government Shutdown Threat Could Affect Marijuana

President Donald Trump is threatening to shut down the government if Democrats refuse billions of dollars in funding for a border wall — but the ...

Elon Musk Confesses: ‘I Have No Idea How To Smoke Pot’

Elon Musk got himself into a bit of trouble after smoking marijuana during an appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast in September 2018. The move reportedly ...

Cannabis May Qualify for Study Grants as ‘Natural Product’

Federally funded research into marijuana seems to be escalating, with one government agency recently posting a roundup of current “cannabinoid-related funding opportunities” for studies investigating ...

Surgeon General: Schedule I Hinders Researching Marijuana

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said the federal government should rethink how it classifies drugs like marijuana Dec. 6, 2018, voicing concern that the plant’s ...

Colorado County Considers Canceling Cannabis Convictions

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in a Colorado county are preparing to dismiss and seal thousands of marijuana possession convictions after state voters legalized the ...

GOP House Leader Calling for Legal Marijuana in Rhode Island

The Republican leader in Rhode Island’s House of Representatives thinks the state should fully legalize marijuana. But while that news would typically bode well for ...

‘Compromise’ Medical Marijuana Bill is Made Into Law in Utah

Utah lawmakers approved a controversial medical marijuana bill in a special session Dec. 3, 2018. There’s your final vote on the medical marijuana “compromise.” #utpol ...

Study: Vaporization Produces More Intense High Than Smoking Flower

Vaping marijuana gets you higher than smoking it, according to a new study published in an American Medical Association journal. To test the difference, researchers ...

Utah Lawmakers’ Special Session To Hash Out Marijuana Policy

Utah lawmakers will convene in a special session Dec. 3, 2018, to discuss a medical marijuana “compromise” bill after voters approved a separate measure that ...

House, Senate Reach Accord for Legalizing Hemp in Farm Bill

The 2018 Farm Bill will include a provision to legalize industrial hemp, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and the top Republican and Democrat on ...

Brazilian Senate Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

A key Senate committee in Brazil approved a bill to allow the use and cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes Nov. 28, 2018. The measure, ...

Bernie Sanders: ‘Prohibition of Marijuana Has Also Failed’

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said he’s still “thinking about” a possible run for the presidency in 2020 — and if he does ...

Study: Cannabis and Beer-Flavoring Hops Were Once ‘Siblings’

Your favorite bud and brew have a bit more in common than you might think, according to a recent study. A researcher reviewed the biological ...

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