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2013-06-10 23:17:53

PotStores.com is launching a new directory of Seminars that target entrepreneurs with an interest in the academic study of growing medical and recreational marijuana. The seminars educate attendees on what it takes to own and operate a pot store. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Assisted by attorneys, business professionals and other industry experts, the Washington Cannabis Institute is providing weekend seminars for entrepreneurs wanting to open a marijuana shop in the state of Washington....

New Marijuana Laws Lead To Confusion
2012-12-08 08:57:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online During this year´s November elections, citizens of Washington State voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Under the new laws, anyone over the age of 21 can carry up to an ounce of marijuana on their person without fear of being arrested. This new law finally took effect on Thursday, but as several news sources have pointed out, the measure, known as Initiative 502, has only made the matter of marijuana even...

Prominent Republicans Support Legalizing Marijuana
2012-10-07 10:44:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Although 17 states and the District of Columbia allow marijuana for medical use, no state has ever legalized it for recreational use. Washington State and Colorado have upcoming ballot measures to do just that. Those measures gained support from two prominent Republican politicians this week — U.S. Senate candidate Michael Baumgartner and former Representative Tom Tancredo — which could help sway voters. Michael...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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