Cannabis

CBS News
September 10, 2019 - 10:18 am
Kansas health officials say they have confirmed the first death in that state related to an outbreak of a lung disease linked to vaping. Kansas becomes at least the sixth state to confirm a death possibly blamed on using e-cigarettes since last month. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment...
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July 17, 2019 - 7:37 am
(KNX 1070) - The West Hollywood Business License Commission on Tuesday night approved a new 'cannabis cafe' that will feature a special filtration system that's not used anywhere else in the US. It's similar to systems used in casinos. The cafe would hold a one year permit. The open-air restaurant...
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July 17, 2019 - 7:37 am
( KNX ) - The West Hollywood Business License Commission on Tuesday night approved a new 'cannabis cafe' that will feature a special filtration system that's not used anywhere else in the US. It's similar to systems used in casinos. The cafe would hold a one year permit. The open-air restaurant,...
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June 13, 2019 - 7:23 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California appeals court says it's legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don't inhale. The 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled that California voters legalized recreational possession of less than an ounce (28 grams) of cannabis in 2016, with...
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FILE - This May 20, 2019 file photo shows marijuana plants in a grow room using green lights during their night cycle in Gardena, Calif. According to research released on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western China. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
June 12, 2019 - 11:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the earliest direct evidence of people smoking marijuana from a 2,500-year-old graveyard in western China. In a complex of lofty tombs in the Pamir Mountains — a region near the borders of modern China, Pakistan and Tajikistan — excavators found 10...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2018 file photo, TV personality Martha Stewart attends a special screening of Disney's "Mary Poppins Returns", in New York. Stewart said Thursday she is partnering with Canopy Growth Corp. to assist in developing new products that contain non-psychoactive CBD and other hemp-derived cannabinoids. First to come will be offerings for pets. Stewart didn’t specify what those products might be. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle)
February 28, 2019 - 3:05 pm
No, you're not smoking something. Martha Stewart has entered the fast-growing — but still legally murky — cannabis market. The domestic diva who brought us hemp yarn is now partnering with Canada's Canopy Growth Corp. to develop new products containing CBD, a compound derived from hemp and...
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AP
February 28, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Martha Stewart is teaming with a leading cannabis company to develop cannabidiol, or CBD, products for consumers. Canopy Growth, a publicly traded Canadian vendor of marijuana, oils, and other products for medical and recreational use, said Thursday that the lifestyle guru will advise the company...
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December 23, 2018 - 1:18 am
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — 2018 has been called the "year for cannabis" in South Africa. But there are still hurdles before a legal marijuana industry can flourish in an African economic power deemed ideal for large-scale cultivation. Advocates rejoiced at a Constitutional Court decision in...
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December 19, 2018 - 4:44 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The West Hollywood cannabis scene is about to take a wild new turn adding cafes, restaurants and "consumption" lounges starting in 2019. The city announced Tuesday that three businesses have been approved for cannabis cafe licenses, with a plan for a total of 16 more to open soon...
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AP
December 07, 2018 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in. Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc. is taking a 45 percent stake in Cronos Group, the Canadian medical and recreational marijuana provider said Friday. Altria will pay another $1...
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