Florida’s Amendment 2 on Medical Marijuana — Southern Rural Route

I am taking a detour from my usual nonsense to report on an important issue for Floridians and individuals in states that have not yet voted on legalizing marijuana for medical needs. I was recently made aware, through interests I follow, that Carol Jenkins Barnett, daughter of George Jenkins, the founder of Publix Super Markets, […]

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CBD Oil and the fight for legal Marijuana — Normal is out there

Well, well, well. So, at this point i figure I have half of you curious and the other half not reading this post (or doing so to wag their finger at me in the comments section). Either way, you’ll get a bit of education sprinkled with opinion. CBD (short for Cannabidiol which is hard to […]

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More banks willing to deal with legal marijuana businesses — Follow The Money

https://www.rt.com/usa/340416-legal-marijuana-businesses-banks/ As more states contemplate legalizing recreational marijuana, the businesses that pop up are going to need banking solutions. Fortunately for them, more US banks are becoming willing to dabble in the cannabis trade. Over the last two years, the number of banks and credit unions open to dealing with marijuana businesses has increased by […]

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One in 5 Americans now has access to fully legal marijuana — Kath Dearing

2016 was a huge year for legal marijuana. Four states — California, Massachusetts, Nevada, and Maine — all voted to fully legalize marijuana use, cultivation, distribution, and sales in the November 8 election. When the changes to the various state laws take effect, the number of states with fully legal cannabis will increase to eight […]

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Big victories for legal pot, but path ahead is uncertain — WTNH Connecticut News

The number of Americans living in states with recreational marijuana more than tripled after at least three states voted to fully legalize t…

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Marijuana industry created more than 18,000 new jobs in Colorado last year — Adam Hutchins

In 2015, the legal marijuana industry in Colorado created more than 18,000 new full-time jobs and generated $2.4 billion in economic activity, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis of the economics of legal cannabis in the state. The study, conducted by the economic consulting firm Marijuana Policy Group, is based on two years of sales numbers […]

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