Day: May 20, 2018

Illinois lawmakers vote to let kids take medical marijuana in school

The Illinois Senate’s overwhelming vote to allow sick students to take medical marijuana in school sends the proposal to Gov. Bruce Rauner for a decision on its fate. The state Senate voted 50-2 to allow students who qualify for medical marijuana to consume it on school premises, as long as they don’t smoke it and school officials agree that it [...]
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How expensive will legal marijuana be in Massachusetts when retail stores open?

It's a simple question for a complicated market. For states that have legalized recreational marijuana, the new authorized markets have carried the promise of increasingly cheap weed. In Colorado, wholesale cannabis prices have dropped roughly 35 percent since their 2015 peak. In Oregon, some pot shops reportedly sell grams of weed for less than a glass of craft beer. [...]
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Meghan Markle’s weed farmer nephew honors her with ‘Markle Sparkle’ strain

This’ll get you royally high. Meghan Markle’s nephew is hawking a weed strain dubbed “Markle Sparkle,” according to new reports. Licensed Oregon marijuana farmer Tyler Dooley is growing the special strain “in honor of his aunt,” according to Leafbuyer.com, an online cannabis database. Dooley, 25, is the son of Markle’s half-brother, Thomas Markle — and while [...]
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Where weed will be on the ballot in 2018

Where weed will be on the ballot in 2018 Even in the Trump era, America’s green rush continues apace. Three states — Michigan, Utah and Oklahoma — will hold referendums in 2018 on the legalization of marijuana for recreational and medical use, continuing a nationwide trend of acceptance of the drug. Over the past decade, Americans’ support [...]
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