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Marijuana Is Less Harmful Than Sugar, According To American News Poll
2014-03-14 13:39:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Americans believe sugar is more harmful than marijuana, according to a poll created by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal. The news agencies surveyed 1,000 adults about topics ranging from politics to health and found that the tide is turning on how Americans view marijuana. In January, Colorado became the first state to open up recreational marijuana stores after a 2012 vote to legalize the substance. Washington voters also...

2014-03-09 23:02:35

Leading Medical Marijuana Consulting Firm to Assist Entrepreneurs with Obtaining a Dispensary License and/or Cultivation License in Illinois Chicago, IL Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Last Thursday, February 27, marked another important date for the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program. After 20 days of open public commentary, The Department of Agriculture and the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation closed the public commentary period for the draft regulations. The...

2014-03-06 23:25:59

Medicinal Cannabis Super PAC set to campaign for the federal legalization of medicinal cannabis. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Joe Houston, a former U.S. Marine in Oakland has launched the Medicinal Cannabis Super PAC (MediCann). A federally registered political action committee, and 501c(4), MediCann is dedicated to campaigning for the federal legalization of medicinal cannabis, and aims to give law-abiding Americans access to the medicine they need. “At Medicinal Cannabis Super...

2014-03-04 23:26:31

On March 8th, Entrepreneurs in Jacksonville, Florida will be provided Business Training for the Marijuana Industry in expectation of the legalization of Cannabis in Florida Legislation. Cannabis Career Institute plans on teaching students the business aspects of Marijuana Dispensary operation, Marijuana Grow Operations and Cannabis Edibles Operations during workshop. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 With the filing of the Recreational Marijuana Bill proposal SB 1562, residents of...

2014-03-03 12:25:15

DENVER, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 High Times US Cannabis Cup in Denver made headlines with its record attendance figures, when more than 10,000 devotees of the 420 lifestyle descended on Colorado. However, the figure pales in comparison with the incredible 30,000 attendees who are expected to attend the 2014 Cannabis Cup on April 19 and 20. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/PH75423-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/PH75423-b)...

2014-02-28 23:25:24

Cannabis Career Institute, nationally recognized leaders in the Cannabis Business Industry, will arrive in Warwick, Rhode Island, on March 1st, 2014, to help students learn the business side of the Marijuana Industry. Warwick, RI (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 With lawmakers currently focusing on bringing legalization of marijuana to Rhode Island, the reality of opening up a Marijuana Industry Business is something a vast majority of entrepreneurs are starting to think about. While the state...

2014-02-26 23:00:32

A&A Packaging comments on Colorado's success in the first quarter of marijuana sales and how they benefited by being prepared for high demand in dispensary supplies. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Colorado's new recreational marijuana legislation is only one month old but its first month implementation saw Colorado collect over $1 Million in sales taxes according to USA Today and NBC News. This is even more significant since a limited number of stores were able to...

2014-02-25 23:29:29

The national leader in Medical Marijuana Business Training, Career Cannabis Institute will teach Philadelphia students legalities, marketing, budgeting, planning and a variety of other valuable topics to help them determine best business practices in the Marijuana Industry with noted Marijuana Journalist Speaker, John Veit. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Pennsylvania has long been one of the toughest states on Medical Marijuana and with the volatility of the political realm,...

2014-02-25 23:00:26

A&A Packaging comments on the shift in political opinion in Washington as states start to study the benefits of marijuana legalization. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 With the legalization of Marijuana for recreational purposes in Washington and Colorado a national conversation was started, and the shifting political winds seem to be reaching as far east as the Nation's capitol. Lawmakers are taking a hard second look at legalized Marijuana. Pro-Cannabis activists who had...

2014-02-20 23:25:06

History made as legal, adult-use cannabis businesses pay first month’s sales taxes into state coffers. Governor’s budget projects $99M in adult-use sales taxes to be collected in 2014. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 History will be made again today in Colorado as the state collects the first-ever tax revenues from the legal sale of adult-use marijuana. Today is the deadline for Colorado’s adult-use cannabis businesses to file sales taxes for January 2014, the first month of...


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