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FL: Brevard football coaches arrested on federal drug charges
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floridatoday - (US) Brevard football coaches arrested on federal drug charges Two Brevard residents are facing federal charges in a drug-related case involving several people. (Mon Feb 27 19:04:03 2017 PST) [also floridatoday14542]

FL: 'Theft ring' busted in Brevard schools
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floridatoday - (US) Xavier Rigsby, 24, of Cocoa, charges: Possess / use drug paraphernalia. Christopher Dehal, 44, of Palm Bay, charges: Carrying concealed firearm; marijuana - possession ... (Mon Feb 27 19:04:03 2017 PST)

FL: Sessions: Existe mas violencia ligada a la marihuana de lo que uno creeria - El Nuevo Herald
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elnuevoherald - (US) Sessions: Existe mC!s violencia ligada a la marihuana de lo que uno creerC-a ! El Nuevo Herald Sessions: Existe mas violencia ligada a la marihuana de lo que uno... (Mon Feb 27 18:48:27 2017 PST)

FL: Marijuana Industry Updates
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cutimes - (US) Marijuana Industry Updates We've covered every angle on the legalized marijuana industry. ... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: Credit Unions Adapt to Pot Regulations
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cutimes - (US) Because the recreational use of marijuana is a federal crime. (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: Survey: Oregon Consumers OK with Credit Unions Serving Legal Pot Stores
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cutimes - (US) Survey: Oregon Consumers OK with Credit Unions Serving Legal Pot Stores Credit Unions Adapt to Pot Regulations Several Washington state credit unions f... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: Looking to a Bright Future of Marijuana Business Banking: GAC
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cutimes - (US) Banking legal marijuana businesses was still too taboo of a topic for credit unions to discuss in a formal meeting. (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

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FL: Marijuana Industry Updates
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cutimes - (US) Marijuana Industry Updates We've covered every angle on the legalized marijuana industry. ... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: Credit Unions Adapt to Pot Regulations
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cutimes - (US) Because the recreational use of marijuana is a federal crime. (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: Survey: Oregon Consumers OK with Credit Unions Serving Legal Pot Stores
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cutimes - (US) Survey: Oregon Consumers OK with Credit Unions Serving Legal Pot Stores Credit Unions Adapt to Pot Regulations Several Washington state credit unions f... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: Looking to a Bright Future of Marijuana Business Banking: GAC
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cutimes - (US) Banking legal marijuana businesses was still too taboo of a topic for credit unions to discuss in a formal meeting. (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST) [also cutimes9159]

FL: CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017
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cutimes - (US) CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017 Despite growing acceptance of medica... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST) [also cutimes6473, cutimes5468, cutimes3724]

FL: Legislature ponders expanding who can buy, sell legal cannabis
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naplesnews - (US) Sell legal cannabis The seven medical marijuana licensees are expanding to meet needs of thousands of potential new customers. The seven medical marijuana licensees are expanding to meet needs of thousands of potential new customers. The seven corporations exclusively licensed to grow and sell medical marijuana are raising and spending millions to expand their fledgling operations and protect their stake in w... (Mon Feb 27 18:17:56 2017 PST)

The Cannabist
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thecannabist - (US) The Justice Department will adopt "responsible" federal marijuana policy Sessions: More violence around pot than 'one would think'. The Justice Department will adopt "responsible" federal marijuana policy The Cannabist Show The Cannabist Shop Ask The Cannabist The Cannabist Denver. (Mon Feb 27 18:02:33 2017 PST)

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The Future of Cannabis in the United States.Top Cannabis Experts Head to Atlantic City to for a Major B2B Event.
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military-technologies - (Germany) The Future of Cannabis in the United States.Top Cannabis Experts Head to Atlantic City to for a Major B2B Event. – MilTech The Future of Cannabis in the United States.Top Cannabis Experts Head to Atlantic City to for a Major B2B Event. The most comprehensive lineup of real cannabis experts ever assembled on the east coast heads to Meet the Experts V to meet with cannabis industry parti... (Mon Feb 27 17:39:27 2017 PST)

CO: Colorado Springs Independent - Comment Archives - stories - News - Marijuana News
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csindy - (US) Olympic City or Pot City....we have medical MJ on every other corner because 95% of our population must have cancer or other painful medical issues that can't be alleviated with normal meds. Now we have idiots who want Opium dens. SB17-063 is a worthless sop to the industry from two of the legislators who voted to re-felonize cannabis in 2013 (and it will not pass). (Mon Feb 27 16:07:47 2017 PST)

TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Study: Majority of Medical Cannabis Patients Use Cannabis Instead of Prescription Drugs - TheJointBlog.com Study: Majority of Medical Cannabis Patients Use Cannabis Instead of Prescription Drugs - TheJointBlog.com Study: Majority of Medical Cannabis Patients Use Cannabis Instead of Prescription Drugs - TheJointBlog.com WA Bill to Allow Medical Cannabis On School Grounds Passes Second Committee With 26 to 6 Vote St... (Mon Feb 27 15:39:29 2017 PST)

Grow for Vets Attends Medical Marijuana Day
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freeabq - Almost 20 local and national advocacy groups were there to support and inform people about medical cannabis. (Mon Feb 27 14:39:33 2017 PST)

Dr. Stuart Titus, Chief Executive Officer of Medical Marijuana, Inc., Discusses Recent News and Events in a New ...
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satprnews - (Germany) S recent news and the feedback from his recent trip to speak to investors at The Money Show Orlando about cannabis industry trends and investment opportunities and how biotech companies are producing cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals that have the potential to improve the daily life of millions across the globe. (Mon Feb 27 13:39:48 2017 PST) [also military-technologies.net18197]

#Cannabis Stock News: Affinor Growers (CSE: $AFI) (CSE:AFI.CN) (OTCQB: $RSSFF) Installs Vertical Farming System ...
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investorideas - Is pleased to announce it has shipped and installed a vertical growing system to Mission BC. (Mon Feb 27 11:39:41 2017 PST)

The Oracle Dispatch
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oracledispatch - Medical Marijuana Inc. is the first publicly held company vested in the medical marijuana and industrial hemp markets. (Mon Feb 27 09:39:21 2017 PST)

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RadioWest
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kuer - (US) If it were legalized. Is one of several bills introduced this session to create a plan for possible medical marijuana legalization in Utah in the future. (Mon Feb 27 18:39:17 2017 PST)

FL: CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017
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cutimes - (US) CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017 Despite growing acceptance of medica... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Most of you probably know I donb t think America is going to be a better place when more people of all ages and particularly young people start smoking pot. (Mon Feb 27 18:31:34 2017 PST)

FL: Comments: Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com - Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander
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captivacurrent - (US) Comments: Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Comments: Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Medical marijuana: Moratorium advise... (Mon Feb 27 18:24:00 2017 PST)

FL: Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com - Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander
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captivacurrent - (US) Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Is... (Mon Feb 27 18:24:00 2017 PST)

FL: Charter officials prepare for budget discussion - CaptivaSanibel.com - Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander
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captivacurrent - (US) Medical marijuana: Moratoriu...; Medical marijuana: Moratoriu...; (Mon Feb 27 18:24:00 2017 PST)

FL: News - cape-coral-daily-breeze.com - News, sports, community info. - Cape Coral Daily Breeze
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cape-coral-daily-breeze - (US) Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries ... (Mon Feb 27 18:23:23 2017 PST)

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FL: CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017
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cutimes - (US) CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017 Despite growing acceptance of medica... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com - Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander
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captivacurrent - (US) Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Is... (Mon Feb 27 18:24:00 2017 PST)

FL: Legislature ponders expanding who can buy, sell legal cannabis
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naplesnews - (US) Sell legal cannabis The seven medical marijuana licensees are expanding to meet needs of thousands of potential new customers. The seven medical marijuana licensees are expanding to meet needs of thousands of potential new customers. The seven corporations exclusively licensed to grow and sell medical marijuana are raising and spending millions to expand their fledgling operations and protect their stake in w... (Mon Feb 27 18:17:56 2017 PST)

FL: Clinics catering to medical marijuana growing in Southwest Florida
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naplesnews - (US) Clinics catering to medical marijuana growing in Southwest Florida Medical clinics catering to medical cannabis seekers have begun opening in Southwest Florida. (Mon Feb 27 18:17:56 2017 PST)

FL: Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - Fortmyersbeachtalk.com - Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer.
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fortmyersbeachtalk - (US) Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - Fortmyersbeachtalk.com ! Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer. (Mon Feb 27 18:13:18 2017 PST)

Stockton Record
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recordnet - (US) Council to talk all things pot at special meeting - News - recordnet.com - Stockton, CA Council to talk all things pot at special meeting STOCKTON — Nearly four months after Stockton voters approved two medical cannabis ballot measures, the City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday to begin to put the new policies into action. STOC... (Mon Feb 27 17:39:27 2017 PST)

WBAL Baltimore
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wbaltv - (US) Maryland marijuana dispensaries learn how to do business Buying marijuana for medicinal purposes only is still months away in Maryland. (Mon Feb 27 16:39:26 2017 PST)

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Oregon Cannabis Connection
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occnewspaper - I am technically listed as a b severe painb patient.B 89.9%B of Oregon medical marijuana patients are listed as qualifying under that condition. (Fri Feb 24 11:39:29 2017 PST)

UK: Weed not a gateway drug, says addiction psychiatrist - The Independent
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independent - (US) Says addiction psychiatrist There is currently conflicting research as to whether cannabis is a gateway drug An addiction psychiatrist has saidB smoking marijuana does not necessarily causeB addiction to other drugs later in life. (Fri Feb 24 10:13:44 2017 PST)

Oregon Cannabis Connection
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occnewspaper - As many other states are…. My question to you is b with Jeff Sessions over at the Department of Justice as AG. (Thu Feb 23 13:46:33 2017 PST)

Reuters
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reuters - (US) White House sees greater enforcement on recreational marijuana ! Reuters White House sees greater enforcement on recreational marijuana People pack a glass bowl with marijuana during Hempfest's 420Fest at the Luxe ... (Thu Feb 23 13:46:33 2017 PST)

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RadioWest
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kuer - (US) If it were legalized. Is one of several bills introduced this session to create a plan for possible medical marijuana legalization in Utah in the future. (Mon Feb 27 18:39:17 2017 PST)

FL: Marijuana Industry Updates
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cutimes - (US) Marijuana Industry Updates We've covered every angle on the legalized marijuana industry. ... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

FL: CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017
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cutimes - (US) CU Times Online Exclusive: Marijuana Business Banking in 2017 Despite growing acceptance of medica... (Mon Feb 27 18:36:25 2017 PST)

Vail Daily News
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vaildaily - (US) Sessions: More violence around pot than b one would thinkb ! VailDaily.com Marijuana Marijuana Sessions: More violence around pot than b one would thinkb WASHINGTON b The Justice Department will try to adopt "responsible policies" for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws. (Mon Feb 27 18:31:34 2017 PST)

TheJointBlog (blog)
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TheJointBlog (blog) - Most of you probably know I donb t think America is going to be a better place when more people of all ages and particularly young people start smoking pot. (Mon Feb 27 18:31:34 2017 PST)

FL: Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com - Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander
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captivacurrent - (US) Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - CaptivaSanibel.com ! Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Is... (Mon Feb 27 18:24:00 2017 PST)

FL: Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - Fortmyersbeachtalk.com - Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer.
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fortmyersbeachtalk - (US) Medical marijuana: Moratorium advised for dispensaries - Fortmyersbeachtalk.com ! Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer. (Mon Feb 27 18:13:18 2017 PST)

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Which would health consumers prefer: Opioids or cannabis?
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emaxhealth - Was it opioids and other medications or cannabis. The experiment was the first of a kind that allowed patients access to pain and other medications as well as cannabis/ Zach Walsh who co-authored the study said in a press release: This study is one of the first to track medical cannabis use under the new system of licensed producers. (Mon Feb 27 16:39:26 2017 PST)

CO: Colorado Springs Independent - Comment Archives - stories - News - Marijuana News
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csindy - (US) Olympic City or Pot City....we have medical MJ on every other corner because 95% of our population must have cancer or other painful medical issues that can't be alleviated with normal meds. Now we have idiots who want Opium dens. SB17-063 is a worthless sop to the industry from two of the legislators who voted to re-felonize cannabis in 2013 (and it will not pass). (Mon Feb 27 16:07:47 2017 PST)

Pain News Network
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Pain News Network - (US) 95 percent said cannabis was very effective at treating their symptoms and 63 percent reported using cannabis as a substitute for opioids. 95 percent said cannabis was very effective at treating their symptoms and 63 percent reported using cannabis as a substitute for opioids. (Mon Feb 27 14:39:33 2017 PST)

Pass the pot: UBC Okanagan study shows patients choose cannabis over prescription pain killers
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infotel - (US) The study focused on more than 250 patients who were prescribed medical cannabis for chronic pain. (Mon Feb 27 12:40:44 2017 PST)

Given the choice, patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids
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Given the choice, patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids - (US) Patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids ! YubaNet Given the choice. (Mon Feb 27 08:39:26 2017 PST)

Is Colorado's homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization?
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Is Colorado's homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization? - Is Colorado's homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization? ! US news ! The Guardian Cannabis Is Colorado's homeless surge tied to marijuana legalization? (Mon Feb 27 03:31:16 2017 PST)

Charleston Post Courier
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postandcourier - (US) Older Americans are increasingly turning to pot to treat their aches and pains. Medical marijuana is stored in a safe inside the room of Marcia Dunetz. (Sun Feb 26 21:39:17 2017 PST)

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the hashish report

FL: The Latest: Senators approve reduced marijuana punishment - Bradenton Herald
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bradenton - (US) Possession of up to two ounces of marijuana would be punishable as a misdemeanor rather than a felony as is currently the case. (Mon Feb 27 18:18:49 2017 PST)

FL: Georgia lawmakers scramble ahead of midterm deadline - Bradenton Herald
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bradenton - (US) A group of senators have taken steps to ease off on the punishments for possession of marijuana. (Mon Feb 27 18:18:49 2017 PST)

Fresno Bee
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fresnobee - (US) Department of Justice to crack down on violators of federal pot laws in states where recreational pot is legal. Many medical marijuana companies are currently looking to expand into providing pot for recreational use. Cities that have embraced the cannabis industry may lose a significant revenue source. (Mon Feb 27 16:39:26 2017 PST)

The Latest: House panel OKs expanded medical marijuana bill
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newsok - Qualifying patients have been able to legally possess cannabis oil since 2015 and there are currently 1300 patients enrolled in the program. (Mon Feb 27 13:39:48 2017 PST) [also wtxl10772, tri-cityherald7102]

New York Post
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nypost - (US) Why more people are signing up for this swanky marijuana dinner party ! New York Post Why more people are signing up for this swanky marijuana dinner party Mason Jar Events hosts marijuana dinner parties where different types of cannabis are paired with each course like a wine or craft beer. (Mon Feb 27 13:31:11 2017 PST)

Australian 'didn't know' Bali's drug laws
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news - (US) An Australian man on trial for using hashish in Bali has told a court he did not know doing drugs in Indonesia was "such a big crime". (Mon Feb 27 11:01:14 2017 PST)

W. Va. Senator Introduces Medical Cannabis Bill
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cannabisbusinesstimes - (US) State of the Cannabis Lighting Market Cannabis BenchmarksB. CHARLESTON, W.Va. b State Senator Richard Ojeda of Logan County has introduced a bill that would legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes in the state. CHARLESTON, W.Va. b State Senator Richard Ojeda of Logan ... (Mon Feb 27 07:39:58 2017 PST)

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