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Cannabis: Obama Lends Support for Legalization in CO, WA

President Barack Obama said it’s “important” to move forward with marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, adding that he believes cannabis is no more dangerous than alcohol. The president said during an interview with The New Yorker legalization in Colorado and Washington State should advance “because it’s important for society not to have a situation […]

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Hawaii Shows Signs Of Legalizing Marijuana Dispensaries

HONOLULU — If Hawaii House Speaker Joe Souki has his way, the Aloha State could be next in allowing medicinal marijuana dispensaries.

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Cuomo’s MMJ Plan: New York Hospitals to Offer Medical Marijuana

Under the Cuomo plan, medical marijuana in New York would be provided by hospitals not MMJ dispensaries.  This approach is unlike that of the majority of other states currently offering pot as an alternative medicine.

Hospitals in New York are deciding how to proceed with Gov. Cuomo’s controversial plan for medical marijuana, which calls for 20 New York hospitals to distribute medical marijuana to patients. Some health care facilities have already reportedly expressed interest. A representative for The Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) told the website Capital New York […]

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Credit Card Companies Ready to Ease on Cannabis Industry?

 

Dozens of recreational marijuana stores in Colorado are allowing customers to purchase cannabis with credit cards or ATM cards. The news has sparked discussion within the industry, as credit card companies have previously maintained a hard line against working with cannabis businesses. The reason for the rise in credit card usage could be because Visa […]

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1 Million Signatures for Florida Medical Marijuana Drive

Organizers behind a bid to legalize medical marijuana in Florida have collected nearly 1 million signatures, about 45% more than needed to qualify the measure for the 2014 ballot. People United for Medical Marijuana, which is spearheading the effort, needs to get nearly 684,000 valid signatures by Feb. 1 to get the measure in front […]

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On the Move: New Private Equity Fund Seeking $100M

A private equity fund launched by two High Times executives is looking to raise $100 million for investments in cannabis companies, hoping to provide a much-needed new source of capital for a burgeoning industry. The HT Growth Fund plans to make individual investments of around $2 million on average, primarily in ancillary companies that don’t […]

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1 Brilliant Comedian and His Thoughts On Smoking Weed

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Dave’s Thoughts About Smoking Marijuana

Now we all know that Dave Chappelle smokes weed, so this one comes as a shock to no one. But did you know he no longer smokes weed with black people? Yeah, I had no idea either. That is what is really wonderful about the nuances between comedians and how they feel and what they say about weed. Here, take a listen:

4 More Brilliant Comedians and Their Thoughts About Marijuana