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ONTARIO, Ore. - Oregon's marijuana law is set to take effect on July 1, allowing for recreational sales and use of the drug for people 21 and older.

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Legitimate businesses are being shut out of the banking system and forced to operate on a cash-only basis because of outdated federal regulations.

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Marijuana’s has a strange history in America.

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In his seven years on Capitol Hill, Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., has become known in some circles as a founding father of Congress’ burgeoning marijuana movement.

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Nebraska and Oklahoma say marijuana laws in neighboring Colorado are causing harm to their states and want the US Supreme Court to intervene. On Monday, court showed interest in the case by asking the Obama administration for a brief.

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Illinois has moved one step closer to decriminalizing marijuana in small amounts.

Recent News Articles

Monday July 22

How can Texas fix its marijuana problem after legalizing hemp? Forensic experts have a plan…

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Monday July 22

Medical pot is helping Minnesotans with PTSD - Cannabis News

in Medical News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Minnesotans who use medical pot to treat post-traumatic stress disorder are reporting less anxiety and…

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Monday July 22

Marijuana tourism lifts off in east Oregon - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

“There is a piece of touring that does belong to marijuana."

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Monday July 22

Cannabis industry gets crafty with terpenes - Cannabis News

in Science

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Terpenes, terpenoids, terps. Whatever you call them, these compounds in cannabis that give it distinctive…

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Tuesday July 23

Top Congressional Chairman And Presidential Candidate File Marijuana Legalization Bills - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The chairman of a key congressional committee responsible for crime policy is teaming up with…

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