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California’s Legal Marijuana Watchdogs Are Stressed Out

The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found. About two-thirds of the 219 staff pos...
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Marijuana ER Visits Climb in Denver Hospital Study

Five years after Colorado first legalized marijuana, a new study shows pot's bad effects are sending more people to the emergency room. Inhaled marijuana caused the most severe problems at one large Denver a...

Bingo and Bongs: More Seniors Seek Pot for Age-Related Aches

LAGUNA WOODS — The group of white-haired folks — some pushing walkers, others using canes — arrive right on time at the gates of Laguna Woods Village, an upscale retirement community in the picturesque hills that frame this Southern California suburb a few mil...

Football Great Joe Montana Looking to Score With Marijuana

SAN FRANCISCO — Hall-of-Fame quarterback Joe Montana, looking to hit pay dirt in the legal marijuana industry, is part of a $75 million investment in a pot operator, it was announced Thursday. San Jose, California-based Caliva said it will use the investmen...