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Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain

Marijuana may be slightly effective at reducing chronic nerve pain known as neuropathy. But there’s little evidence on whether pot helps treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a pair of new studies suggests. The findings on neuropathy “fit generally well with what we know,” said Dr. Sachin Patel of the Vanderbilt […]

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Categories: Medical, Medical Benefits, medical marijuana, PTSD

Maryland Regulators Approve Eight New Medical Marijuana Growers

Maryland's medical marijuana regulators approved final licenses for eight growing companies on Monday, allowing them to start cultivating the drug. Several companies said they are ready to begin growing immediately, while others say they will take weeks to get started. '"Now, we have a real industry,'" said Cary Millstein, CEO of newly licensed grower Freestate […]

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Categories: marijuana sales, Maryland, Medical Benefits, medical marijuana

Marijuana-Legal States Struggle with Black-Market Weed

PORTLAND, Ore. ' Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its verdant, wet forests made it an ideal place for growing the drug, which often ended up being funneled out of the state for big money. Now, officials suspect pot grown legally in Oregon and other states is also being smuggled out, and the trafficking is putting […]

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Categories: Growing, Marijuana Industry, marijuana sales, Oregon

Colorado Marijuana Sales Top $750 Million at 2017 Midpoint

Halfway through 2017, Colorado's marijuana retailers amassed more than $750 million in sales, according to The Cannabist's extrapolations of the latest tax data released by the state. Covering both the medical and adult-use markets, the sales of flower, edibles and concentrates through June 2017 are up 25.7 percent compared with the first half of 2016, […]

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Categories: Colorado, Dispensaries, Economy, Marijuana Industry, marijuana sales, Recreational, Tax Revenues

Hawaii's Sole Medical Marijuana Dispensary Sells Out in First Week

WAILUKU, Hawaii ' Less than a week after it opened, Maui's first state-licensed medical marijuana dispensary is reworking its opening hours as demand for its product outstrips supply because of a backlog. Maui Grown Therapies says it had expected its most recent batch of flowers to clear state lab certification by Saturday, but that didn't […]

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