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What will Maine's recreational marijuana market look like?

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:26:03 +0000
Source: The Cannabist

What will Maine's recreational marijuana market look like?: As the legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Maine nears, a legislative panel is determining what the market will look like, including tax rate.

Marijuana backlash: Smell of smoke driving some former proponents away

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:43:58 +0000
Source: The Cannabist

Marijuana backlash: Smell of smoke driving some former proponents away: In places where using marijuana no longer carries the threat of a jail sentence, the pungent odor of ganja is increasingly infiltrating daily life -- and annoying nonsmokers.

In Nevada, weed deliveries to homes up, hotel rooms out

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:43:20 +0000
Source: The Cannabist

In Nevada, weed deliveries to homes up, hotel rooms out: Nevada's marijuana industry is ramping up its home delivery service as demand for the drug increases following the legalization of recreational pot in the state earlier this month.

Drive to get veterans access to medical marijuana hinges on House committee vote

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:27:15 +0000
Source: The Cannabist

Drive to get veterans access to medical marijuana hinges on House committee vote: A measure allowing veterans easier access to medical marijuana garnered bipartisan support in Congress last year and nearly became law. A vote Monday could be the end of the line this year in another attempt to pass it.

From high hopes to near death: An Oregon cannabis grower's story

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:45:28 +0000
Source: The Cannabist

From high hopes to near death: An Oregon cannabis grower's story: In December, James Bowman was robbed and tortured at his Oregon cannabis farm, BlueSky Gardens. The 57-year-old is still struggling emotionally and financially from the attack.

Colorado man convicted of fatally shooting illegal grow partner

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:50:15 +0000
Source: The Cannabist

Colorado man convicted of fatally shooting illegal grow partner: An Agate man has been convicted of murder in the shooting death of a partner in a marijuana grow operation. Shawn Geerdes, 48, was convicted Wednesday by an Elbert County jury, according to a district attorney's office news release. Geerdes was also convicted of second-degree arson and of setting a wildfire.…