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Posted Date: 05/28/2017

Due to the illegality of marijuana, growers and breeders of marijuana have been confused about how possible it is to get patents on their strains of marijuana. This has cast a lot of shadows about who owns the strains in the future. Will they be eligible for patent protection in the future? Are patents for […]


Posted Date: 05/27/2017

PAX Vaporizers Memorial Day Sale Offer Ends: May. 29, 2017 Visit Merchant Website PAX vaporizers are not just offering veterans a 20% discount this holiday weekend — now through Memorial Day, PAX is donating all net profits to Veterans’ foundations. Offer valid at PAX Vaporizers from Friday, May 26, 2017 through Monday, May 29, 2017. × Visit […]


Posted Date: 05/26/2017

MONTPELIER, VT — Vermont’s Republican governor  on Wednesday rejected legislation, Senate Bill 22, that sought to eliminate criminal and civil penalties for the adult use and possession of marijuana. Governor Phil Scott said that he did not support the legislation as written, but remains open to working with lawmakers over the summer on ways to amend the state’s cannabis […]


Posted Date: 05/26/2017

AUGUSTA, ME — The Maine Legislature has passed a bill to fund the implementation of the successful 2016 marijuana legalization initiative and change the agency that will regulate marijuana for adult use. The Senate on Thursday passed LD 243 unanimously “under the hammer,” without debate or a roll call vote, sending it to Gov. Paul […]


Posted Date: 05/26/2017

FLANDREAU, SD — A marijuana consultant from a Colorado-based firm has been found not guilty of drug-related charges related to his work with a South Dakota tribe’s failed attempt to open a marijuana cultivation facility and smoking lounge in 2015. Eric Hagen, president of the Colorado-based cannabis consulting firm Monarch America was charged with possession […]


Posted Date: 05/25/2017

PARIS — The government of newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron announced intentions to soon replace marijuana arrests with fines nationwide. Police in France will soon issue a simple ticket for the use and possession of marijuana.  Offenders will no longer face possible prison time or court convictions. France’s Minster of the Interior Gérard Collomb said Wednesday […]


Posted Date: 05/25/2017

MONTPELIER, VT — Gov. Phil Scott announced Wednesday he is vetoing a bill that would have made marijuana legal for adults in Vermont, but offered a “path forward” for passing it later this year. He specified a handful of changes that would need to be made for him to support the measure and said he […]


Posted Date: 05/24/2017

MONTPELIER, VT — Vermont Governor Phil Scott has returned a bill that would legalize marijuana possession, but not regulate marijuana sales, to lawmakers, issuing a veto on Senate Bill 22. In a noon press conference on Wednesday, Gov. Scott provided “a path forward” to responsibly legalize marijuana in the Green Mountain State, inviting lawmakers to […]


Posted Date: 05/24/2017

MONTPELIER, VT — Vermont Governor Phil Scott has until midnight tonight to sign or veto a bill that would make the Green Mountain State the first in the nation to legalize marijuana through the state legislature. A spokesperson for the Governor’s office says Scott will either sign or veto the bill, but will not let time […]


Posted Date: 05/23/2017

Carnival Cruise Lines wants you to know that you can not smoke marijuana on their cruise ships, or even bring it on board. Replying to a tweet Monday, the cruise line said “You cannot smoke Marijuana [sic] or bring it on board.” @ayeeyoo_cfo You cannot smoke Marijuana or bring it on board. — Carnival Cruise Line […]