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Broomfield pauses lottery for marijuana licenses after outcry over application process

Related Articles Broomfield has suspended a lottery it was scheduled to hold this month to award three retail marijuana licenses after the county received “considerable feedback” about who was applying and whether they were playing by the rules. The pause, which the county announced last week, came after Terrapin Care Station sued Broomfield and a […]

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Illegal marijuana farms in Orange County show how toxic danger is spread through national forests

Don Hoang stood on a hillside thick with brush in the Cleveland National Forest where in September, officers had uprooted some 1,300 illegal marijuana plants that could have netted the growers a $4 million profit. Hoang was more concerned with what he saw scattered around him in a canyon near Ortega Highway in Orange County: […]

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Breast milk of marijuana users does not hurt short-term health of early premature infants, long-term effects still unknown

Researchers compared early preterm infants who were fed breast milk from THC-positive mothers to those who were fed either formula or breast milk from THC-negative mothers and found no differences in short-term health impacts such as breathing difficulties, lung development, and feeding issues.

Justin Bieber-branded bud comes to Bay State

Related Articles If you’ve ever heard Justin Bieber’s song “Peaches,” you know he gets his peaches out in Georgia, and his weed from California. Now, Bay Staters can get Bieber-branded Peaches marijuana in Massachusetts, courtesy of California marijuana brand Palms pre-rolls. “I’m a fan of Palms and what they are doing by making cannabis approachable […]

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‘The mother of all cannabinoids’: Anti-seizure compounds discovered in cannabis

Scientists have found that three rare cannabinoids reduce seizures in mice. They using the information to develop a better cannabis-based treatment for Dravet syndrome, an intractable childhood epilepsy.

Battle for Broomfield’s three marijuana retail licenses spurs accusations, lawsuit

Twenty six applicants are jostling for one of three spots in a city that until now has banned all cannabis sales. One established company is crying foul, charging that the lottery system to award the licenses is essentially rigged to raise the odds for some contenders.

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Pot hospitality measure in Aurora flames out, could reemerge after November election

Aurora’s prolonged effort to be one of the first cities in Colorado to allow marijuana lounges and mobile pot tour buses was defeated for a final time this week. But a councilman expects to try to bring it back.

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Passage of recreational cannabis laws leads to some rise in use but not for all demographics

The U.S. is seeing an increased use of cannabis resulting from its legalization for recreational purposes. The findings showed that passage of the laws led to a rise in the odds of past-year and past-month cannabis use among individuals of Hispanic, Other and non-Hispanic whites compared to the period prior to enacting laws for recreational use. However, legalization did not lead to use more frequently, or cannabis use disorder among these groups.

Smartphone sensor data has potential to detect cannabis intoxication

A smartphone sensor, much like what is used in GPS systems, might be a way to determine whether or not someone is intoxicated after consuming marijuana, according to a new study.

Illegal marijuana farms take West’s water in “blatant theft”

Jack Dwyer pursued a dream of getting back to the land by moving in 1972 to an idyllic, tree-studded parcel in Oregon with a creek running through it.

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