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Matt A.V. Chaban ~ New York Times ~
 
A former Wall Street analyst believes hemp-based building materials can transform both agriculture and construction throughout New York.

Image of Oaksterdam University holding a cannabis seminar for those interested in the product. (WTOP/Dennis Foley)
 
Oaksterdam University brings to Washington, D.C. the city’s first certified career training program for candidates seeking to enter the legal cannabis industry.

The group MILegalize launched its signature gathering efforts at a rally in front of the state Capitol last week. Credit Jake Neher / MPRN
 
The race is on to legalize marijuana in Michigan in 2016.
At least three groups are working to put the question in front of voters. But money will play a big role in deciding which of those groups actually makes the ballot.

Darryl Lewis holds a sign outside the First State Compassion Center near Wilmington. (Photo: SUCHAT PEDERSON/THE NEWS JOURNAL)
 
Delaware's first medical marijuana dispensary opened Friday, four years after the state Legislature legalized its use.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Emily Knowlton, 19, jokes around with her sister Isabelle, 10, who is among dozens of Utah epileptic children and adults now receiving therapeutic hemp oil with permission from the state.
 
Utah families of children with intractable epilepsy say cannabis treatment is a breakthrough; lawmaker plans to push extension.

2011 file photo of an unidentified man smokes medical marijuana during karaoke night at the Cannabis Cafe, in Portland, Ore. At a July 3 event, Weed the People, people will gather to smoke legally and receive free marijuana from Oregon growers. (AP Photo)

Jamie Hale ~ OregonLive ~

On July 1, recreational marijuana will officially be legal in Oregon. Some kind of celebration, a commemoration of the occasion, was inevitable.

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