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Israel Pharmacies to Begin Selling Medical Marijuana on April 20

20 pharmacies in Israel will start selling medical marijuana via prescription on April 20 as part of the country’s pilot program to regulate medical marijuana sales. The Israeli government approved marijuana reform in 2016. There are 900 submitted applications for permits to cultivate and process marijuana, CTech reports. Changes to the process of obtaining a […]

Four get lengthy prison sentences in botched marijuana robbery that led to murder of Loveland man

Denver District Attorney’s Office, supplied Joshua Binns Denver District Attorney’s Office, supplied Seth Binns Denver District Attorney’s Office Ryan Arellano Denver District Attorney’s Office, supplied Mackenzie Fay Show Caption of Expand A Denver district judge on Friday described a botched marijuana robbery as a goofy, crazy caper that did not make sense to a rational, […]

PHOTOS: Mile High 420 Festival at Civic Center Park in Denver

This year, the cannabis industry has taken control of the annual 4/20 event in Denver’s Civic Center Park for the first time- organized by Euflora, a growing chain of dispensaries that started on the 16th Street Mall. For the free event that’s now called the Mile High 420 Festival, Euflora officials promise a more professionally run […]

Less politics, more commercial touches: Changes, big and small, evident at Denver’s 4/20 festival as marijuana industry takes control of event

Despite 364 days of chaos — a rumpus over rubbish, a mad dash for permits and, ultimately, a change in organizers — a cloud of marijuana smoke rose again over Denver’s Civic Center park on Friday at 4:20 p.m., the now-ritual marking of the city’s annual 4/20 cannabis festival. Building afternoon storm clouds yielded spitting […]

Demand high for Saskatchewan’s 51 retail marijuana licenses

Interest in Saskatchewan’s recreational marijuana market is booming. The province received over 1,500 submissions for 51 licenses to sell recreational cannabis in the province when it becomes legal. The licenses will be doled out via a lottery after an initial screening. Saskatchewan’s business-friendly framework for recreational cannabis sales calls for the establishment of 51 privately owned […]

Live coverage from 4/20 in Colorado, from the block to the Capitol

Here’s how people are celebrating and commemorating April 20, 2018, the unofficial annual marijuana holiday, across Colorado — and all the way to Capitol Hill. From the Mile High 420 Festival to 420 On the Block, our reporters and photographers are documenting the scene. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//embed.scribblelive.com/widgets/embed.js”;ijs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, ijs);}(document, ‘script’, ‘scrbbl-js’));

Former U.S. House Speaker Lands Job in the Marijuana Industry

By Dan Sewell, Associated Press (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization as a way to help veterans and the nation’s deadly opioid crisis. The Ohio Republican, an avid cigarette smoker, has joined the advisory board of Acreage […]

Job Search Website Sees 693% Increase in Marijuana Job Posts

The CEO of ZipRecruiter.com, Ian Siegel, says the marijuana industry is the fastest growing job category in the U.S. The company performed a job posting analysis earlier in 2018 to attain this conclusion. Los Angeles, San Francisco and Denver round out the top 3 locations in the country for marijuana industry job availability, according to […]