Marijuana

Marijuana growing in Minnesota for medicine
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Sloane Martin
April 20, 2019 - 10:40 am
Contrary to popular belief, 420 is not police radio code for marijuana use. The story goes that in the 1970's a group of kids in San Rafael, California used to get high on pot in front of a statue of scientist Louis Pasteur at 4:20 every afternoon. Whatever the source, April 20, or 4/20, has become...
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In this Feb. 19, 2019 photo, a group of retired seniors from Laguna Woods Village form a line outside Bud and Bloom cannabis dispensary to attend a presentation organized by cannabis product vendors in Santa Ana, Calif. More Americans in their 70s and 80s are adding marijuana use to their roster of senior activities. Recent studies show that people 65 and over are the fastest-growing segment of cannabis users. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
March 25, 2019 - 12:29 am
LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — The group of white-haired folks — some pushing walkers, others using canes — arrive right on time at the gates of Laguna Woods Village, an upscale retirement community in the picturesque hills that frame this Southern California suburb a few miles from Disneyland. There...
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March 12, 2019 - 7:26 am
A bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota is shut down in the Senate Judiciary committee, and very well may be dead for good in this legislative session The committee vote to defeat the bill was 6-3 along party lines, Democrats in favor and Republicans against. The panel...
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February 22, 2019 - 3:56 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Add Amy Klobuchar to the list of 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls who support legalizing marijuana. Klobuchar said in a statement Friday that she supports legalization and that states should have the right to determine how to handle marijuana in their territory. The...
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The Chad Hartman Show
January 22, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Should Minnesota voters decide whether recreational marijuana is legalized? A proposal in front of the legislature would do just that: put legal weed up to a constitutional amendment vote. It's an idea being pushed by Minneapolis DFL representative Ray Dehn. "I've got some people concerned that...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes in 2018 compared with the previous year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. Findings were released on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
December 17, 2018 - 5:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. It was the largest single-year increase in the survey's 44-year history, far...
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Jean Marc looks at a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 18, 2018 - 6:30 am
MONTREAL (AP) — Cam Battley is a top executive at one of Canada's biggest marijuana companies, but he isn't sticking around to savor the country's historic pot legalization. He's off to Germany on Friday and Australia next week — a sign of what a leader Canada has become in the global pot industry...
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Members of the media attend a preview for one of Quebec's new cannabis stores in Montreal, Tuesday, Oct.1 6, 2018. Canada will become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace when sales begin on midnight Wednesday. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 16, 2018 - 10:59 am
TORONTO (AP) — Canada will become the second and largest country with a legal, nationwide marijuana marketplace when sales begin at midnight in the easternmost province of Newfoundland. Tom Clarke will be among the first to legally sell recreational marijuana when his shop opens in Newfoundland. He...
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