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Marijuana growth could push Scotts Miracle Gro's stock higher

Posted on 2016-08-05 10:20:00
Marijuana growth could push Scotts Miracle Gro

Scotts, a lawn and garden supplier, is buying up a few businesses involved in hydroponics, a method used to grow pot without soil. On Thursday Jeffrey Zekauskas, an analyst with JP Morgan, upgraded his outlook for the company's stock and raised its target price from $70 to $85.

Here’s Why Marijuana Advocates Say A Trump Presidency Would Be A Disaster

Posted on 2016-08-03 10:03:00
Here’s Why Marijuana Advocates Say A Trump Presidency Would Be A Disaster

Americans pleased with the country’s progress toward marijuana legalization should be wary of a Donald Trump presidency, cannabis advocates say. Their reason: The possibility that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), one of the country’s most outspoken anti-marijuana elected officials, would be Trump’s attorney general.

Miami Dislikes Marijuana More Than Any Other City in America, Study Says

Posted on 2016-08-02 09:51:00
Miami Dislikes Marijuana More Than Any Other City in America, Study Says

Pot is everywhere in Miami. Its scent wafts from bus stops, floats through open windows, and cascades out from under lifeguard stands on the beach at night. Which is why it's so surprising that, according to one of the most respected marijuana-usage surveys in America, roughly half the residents in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties think smoking weed once a month is "harmful" and should be avoided.

Medical marijuana for pain begins in Minnesota today

Posted on 2016-08-01 10:32:00
Medical marijuana for pain begins in Minnesota today

Monday brings a sliver of hope to her and other Minnesota residents who have incurable pain: They can finally buy medical marijuana.

#DNCinPHL protesters get soaked, rally for marijuana legalization

Posted on 2016-07-29 10:31:00
#DNCinPHL protesters get soaked, rally for marijuana legalization

Marijuana: that’s the word marchers want Hillary Clinton to say during her speech at the Democratic National Convention.

Your kid is way more likely to be poisoned by crayons than by marijuana

Posted on 2016-07-28 09:54:00
Your kid is way more likely to be poisoned by crayons than by marijuana

A new study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics is making waves this week with the news that there's been a sharp uptick in emergency-room visits and poison-control calls for marijuana poisoning among children in Colorado.

Average legal user spends $647 a year on marijuana

Posted on 2016-07-27 09:49:00
Average legal user spends $647 a year on marijuana

Increasingly lax marijuana legislation may be cheered loudest in college dorms, but it's the professor-aged ganja enthusiasts who are the average consumers of the legal stuff.

Marijuana lobby finds welcome vibe at the Democratic National Convention

Posted on 2016-07-26 11:28:00
Marijuana lobby finds welcome vibe at the Democratic National Convention

Marijuana has gone mainstream at the Democratic National Convention this week. Democratic officials, including Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer and his state’s Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, mingled with pot industry executives Monday night at a reception at a sleek bar downtown, miles away from the convention hall

Who's Buying Legal Marijuana? Mostly Men And Millennials

Posted on 2016-07-25 09:40:00
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Even as the legalization of marijuana loses its shock value in some states, women still lag men in buying marijuana. A new report from Cannabis Market Intelligence Platform Headset has found that 68.9% of marijuana buyers are men versus only 31.1% women, a ratio of well over 2:1.

Is Weed Legal In Florida? First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Set To Open

Posted on 2016-07-22 09:50:00
Is Weed Legal In Florida? First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Set To Open

A new era will sprout in Florida next week when the Sunshine State's first medical marijuana dispensary opens. After a two and a half year push, the Trulieve dispensary is set to open in Tallahassee Tuesday. The dispensary will provide medical marijuana to customers who are on an official state registry.