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  The Guardian -   Drawn to the city’s legal weed and low cost of living, families across the US travel to Pueblo looking to make a new life. But not everyone strikes it rich. In cars stuffed with clothes, boxes and furniture pr…
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  Cincinnati Business Courier -   The board of the Ohio Bankers League voted to oppose legalizing marijuana, citing concerns about money laundering. Ohio voters will decide Nov. 3 whether to approve Issue 3, which would legalize marij…
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  New York TImes -    PORTLAND, Ore. — About 15 years ago, when she was in her 20s, Erika Walton handed a bong to someone who turned out be a police officer, and was cited for marijuana possession. She paid the fine, she said, …
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  Cleveland.com -   COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio's marijuana legalization ballot issue earned a few laughs Tuesday on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. In a four-minute segment on the show, Colbert mentioned smoking buckeyes, Willie N…
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  The Atlantic -   A side effect of a federal drug law has left legal pot farmers without any approved pesticides—and as a result, many have turned to harmful chemicals to protect their crops. Growing marijuana takes vigilance, …
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  WCPO -  CINCINNATI - A litter-lined back alley and graffitied-wall set the stage for ResponsilbeOhio’s latest campaign ad. “Right now, marijuana is sold in every corner of Ohio by criminals to people of all ages,“ …
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  San Diego Union Tribune -    Former SDSU and New Orleans Saints lineman Kyle Turley says marijuana is the only drug that has really helped him, and that it's safer than opioids You’ve seen the ubiquitous prescription …
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  MLive -   LANSING, MI — An evolving bill to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in Michigan could also provide a regulatory framework for full legalization of the drug, according to the sponsor. State Rep. Mike Callton, R-Nas…
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  Huffington Post -   A key Senate committee passed a bill today allowing the nation's capital to establish regulated marijuana stores and let banks provide financial services to state-legalized marijuana dispensaries. These are just …
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  WKYC -   CLEVELAND -- Since a major group is pushing rather hard to see marijuana legalized in Ohio, WKYC Channel 3 checked in with Coloradans to see how the measure worked there. Colorado is one of four states, along with Washingto…
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  Time -  A campaign to legalize marijuana in Ohio took a step closer to making November’s ballot Tuesday, after its promoters turned in more than twice the required number of signatures. But the measure will face competition at…
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  Motley Fool -   The marijuana industry appears to be blooming, and the American public tends to have a more favorable view of the currently illicit drug with each passing year. In the most recent Gallup poll, slightly more than half…
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  International Business Times -   Deep within a cedar forest in British Columbia, Dan Sutton is building what he hopes will be the most energy-efficient, high-technology greenhouse for growing cannabis. Spurred by the booming market for …
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  Cincinnati.com -  Mary F. Haag, RN, is CEO of PreventionFirst, formerly the Coalition for a Drug-Free Greater Cincinnati. PreventionFirst wants to educate all Ohioans about the science and facts about marijuana. It is important for …
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  WKBN -  AKRON, Ohio (AP) – Two graduate students have invented a device that would allow law enforcement officers to determine how much THC – the active ingredient in marijuana – is in a motorist’s system during …
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  Motley Fool -   When it comes to the polarizing debate of whether or not marijuana should be decriminalized, a slight majority of the American public continues to be in favor of legalizing the drug. Gallup's 2014 poll showed tha…
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  Huffington Post -   So much for living high on the hog. An Ohio man allegedly went on a bender after his pet pig ate his stash of pot.   On Sunday, deputies in Washington County, Ohio arrested Chad Spohn, 44, on disorde…
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  Cleveland.com -  COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Wednesday rejected a second proposal that would legalize marijuana use in Ohio. Responsible Ohioans for Cannabis submitted 1,497 signatures of Ohio voters with …
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  10TV.com -   COLUMBUS, Ohio - A proposal to legalize marijuana in Ohio has failed to clear an initial state hurdle as its backers seek to put the issue before voters this fall. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Monday rejected a …
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  FOX8 -  CLEVELAND- The movement toward legalizing marijuana in the state of Ohio is taking another turn. ResponsibleOhio, the group leading the movement, now is proposing that Ohioans be allowed to legally grow pot in their backyard…
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  Toledo Blade - COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has until Monday to sign off on or reject proposed language that would be shown to those asked to sign petitions to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use. Th…
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  International Business Times -  The greedy pigs may have stolen their eggs, but it appears the Angry Birds have seized some grass. A Canadian boy discovered a bag of marijuana hidden inside an Angry Birds Telepods game he bought this we…
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  Cleveland.com -   COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Several statewide elected officials said Thursday they oppose a proposed ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana in Ohio and limit who could grow the plant. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWi…
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  Niagra Falls Reporter -   Now That Medical Marijuana is Legal in New York... What are the rules, Who will grow and distribute, Who will use it In this, the first part of our series on Medical Marijuana in New York State and how it w…
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  Star Beacon - COLUMBUS - The latest attempt to convince voters to legalize marijuana for medical and personal use in Ohio seems to be taking cues from the successful 2009 ballot issue that embraced casinos. Several proposals - alternatin…
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  The Gazette -   DENVER — A year after marijuana sales became legal in Colorado, the impact on tourism is difficult to assess. At least 18 companies offer bus tours of marijuana facilities, and a Denver bed and breakfast market…
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  SFGate -   Another study is adding evidence to the case for the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease with the compounds in cannabis. Research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease this September &ldq…
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  Newark Advocate -   Granville Village Council tweaked one law governing marijuana offenses last week, and introduced another update that would decriminalize marijuana possession. Council on Nov. 19 agreed to amend a section of the c…
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  CBS News -  While Colorado is the first state to fully legalize marijuana, Denver Broncos players are banned from using the drug. However, as CBS News correspondent Barry Petersen reports, a former NFL player said the hits he took o…
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  The Washington Post -  Advocates of legalizing marijuana should be pleased: Legalization enjoys strong support in Delaware, a 2016 target for the movement. Legalizing marijuana for adult recreational use enjoys 56 percent support in…
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  USA Today - As the nation eases marijuana laws, road safety advocates worry that highway rules for driving under the influence of pot are lagging, which could lead to fatal crashes.   Medical marijuana is legal in 23 s…
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  VALPARAISO — With marijuana legal in Colorado and Washington, and medical marijuana legal in 23 states so far, panelists from Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties met Friday for a sweeping discussion of why people use the drug.  …
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  Iowa State University is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by student members of a pro-marijuana group who claim the university violated their constitutional rights.   Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, who is rep…
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  States appear increasingly unhappy with federal marijuana policy.  Two dozen states allow medical marijuana under state law, over a dozen states have largely decriminalized marijuana possession, and two states — Colorado and Washi…
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  COLUMBUS — Democrat Ed FitzGerald has quietly become the first candidate of a major party for Ohio governor to endorse legalization of marijuana for medical purposes.   The Cuyahoga County executive and former FBI agent an…
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