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More edible pot among Colorado teen users, study says

Some teenagers in Colorado, where marijuana is legal for adults, are shifting away from smoking in favor of edible cannabis products, a medical study released Monday shows.

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Pioneering legal pot states — like Colorado — aim to ease rules on industry

When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S. Justice Department at bay.

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Marijuana banking proposal gets first-ever hearing in U.S. House committee

A proposal to open banking and financial services to marijuana businesses in states that have legalized marijuana has had its first-ever hearing in a U.S.House committee, making Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter , one of the authors, optimistic about its chances.

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Legal marijuana generates tons of data, but states deploy few resources to analyze it

To the beat of electronic dance music, men and women inside a slate-gray building harvested marijuana plants festooned with radio-frequency identification tags. In another room, an employee entered the tag numbers into a government database.

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Trump tells Gardner he’ll protect legal marijuana: Politicians, cannabis industry react

Politicians and cannabis industry insiders, alike, were surprised Monday morning by Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s announcement that he has struck a deal with President Donald J. Trump that would protect states’ marijuana laws from federal interference.

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In the murky world of D.C. marijuana law, “pop-up” markets thrive

Some vendors believe they have found a workaround to the law, saying that they are only selling trinkets and that the cannabis is included. Police call it illegal drug dealing.

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Veterans group ratchets up pressure on White House and Congress to support medical marijuana research

Top officials at of The American Legion stepped up their calls for the federal government to legitimize and invest in medical marijuana research.

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After sounding alarm about increased crime, Sessions credits Trump with crime rate drop in first half of 2017

Sessions is making the case Trump administration anti-crime policies are working, even though the trend already was apparent when he repeatedly warned that crime was out of control.

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Jeff Sessions just injected marijuana into the 2020 presidential race

Democrats from likely to dark horse candidates for their party’s 2020 presidential nomination denounced Sessions’ move to reduce state marijuana protections.

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Washington raids net $80 million worth of illegal marijuana

Investigators raided suspected marijuana grow operations in Western Washington, resulting in the confiscation of an estimated $80 million in plants.

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