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California Could Reshape Pot Rules as Legal Market Struggles

LOS ANGELES — The nation's largest legal marijuana market is struggling. Illicit sales continue to thrive. A shaky supply chain has customers looking at barren shelves in some shops. There are testing problems. And a proposal to allow home marijuana deliver...
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Up in Nevada, Folks Really Love Their Cannabis

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Tax collections on recreational marijuana sales in Nevada have exceeded projections for the entire fiscal year in just the first 10 months since they became legal last July. Nevada Depart...
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FDA Approves Marijuana-Based Drug for Epilepsy

WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use....
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McConnell Eyes Farm Bill as Path To Legal Hemp

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants something to replace the faltering cash crop of tobacco in his home state of Kentucky. It's clear that he has found it: hemp. Sen. McConnell wants the federal government to take hemp off its list ...
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Cannabis Backers Loving Trump’s Apparent Support

Entrepreneurs and other cannabis enthusiasts are doing backflips over President Donald Trump's statement last week about marijuana. The president said Friday that he "probably" would support bipartisan federal legislation protecting legal marijuana activiti...