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cnn.com - By Sandee LaMotte, CNN  - Vaping marijuana by teens doubles in last seven years, study says
Vaping marijuana by teens doubles in last seven years, study says
CNN

(CNN) Marijuana vaping by school-aged youth doubled between 2013 and 2020, a new study found, with reported use within the last 30 days rising seven-fold during the same time period. The study, published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics, analyzed 17…

npr.org - Vanessa Romo - Marijuana vaping among teens has more than doubled since 2013
Marijuana vaping among teens has more than doubled since 2013
NPR.org

Teen vaping of marijuana doubled between 2013 and 2020, indicating that young people may be swapping out joints, pipes or bongs for vape pens, according to a new study. Researchers also found that adolescents who say they vaped cannabis within the…

businessinsider.com - Jeremy Berke - Prestigious Wall Street banks are ditching marijuana testing for job seekers
Prestigious Wall Street banks are ditching marijuana testing for job seekers
Business Insider

Insider asked seven of the largest banks whether they still test job applicants for marijuana use. Of the ones that responded, none screen applicants for marijuana use. Some have removed drug testing entirely as part of the pre-employment screening…

westword.com - Thomas Mitchell - Colorado Reassessing Marijuana Taxes in Anticipation of Federal Legalization
Colorado Reassessing Marijuana Taxes in Anticipation of Federal Legalization
Westword

Colorado marijuana regulators are reassessing taxes on wholesale marijuana transactions as the likelihood of federal legalization increases. Bills proposing federal marijuana legalization are still far away from passing Congress, but both…

clickorlando.com - Steve Montiero - Ask Trooper Steve: What are the rules when it comes to marijuana and driving?
Ask Trooper Steve: What are the rules when it comes to marijuana and driving?
WKMG

ORLANDO, Fla. – News 6 traffic safety expert Trooper Steve Montiero answers viewer questions and shares tips about the rules of the road, helping Central Florida residents become better drivers by being better educated. Trooper Steve…

koat.com - Sandee LaMotte, CNN - Vaping marijuana by teens doubles in last 7 years, with potentially harmful consequences, study says
Vaping marijuana by teens doubles in last 7 years, with potentially harmful consequences, study says
KOAT

Updated: 12:12 PM MDT Oct 25, 2021 Vaping marijuana by teens doubles in last 7 years, with potentially harmful consequences, study says Updated: 12:12 PM MDT Oct 25, 2021 Vaping marijuana by teens doubles in last 7 years, with potentially harmful…

businessinsider.com - Kimberly Leonard - Senate Democrats want to legalize cannabis. Meet 18 lobbyists pushing for it to become a reality.
Senate Democrats want to legalize cannabis. Meet 18 lobbyists pushing for it to become a reality.
Business Insider

Courtesy of Queen Adesuyi Adesuyi has been with the Drug Policy Alliance since 2016 and advocates on behalf of marijuana legalization from a racial-justice perspective. She coleads the Marijuana Justice Coalition, a collection of advocacy groups…

rochestercitynewspaper.com - Gino Fanelli - New York cannabis board says businesses giving away marijuana are breaking the law
New York cannabis board says businesses giving away marijuana are breaking the law
CITY News

The head of the state's Cannabis Control Board has declared that businesses that are giving away marijuana as a promotion with the purchase of an overpriced t-shirt, lighter, or other item, are breaking the law. Tremaine Wright, the former state…

dispatch.com - Letters to the Editor, The Columbus Dispatch - Letters: Medical marijuana too costly to be truly effective
Letters: Medical marijuana too costly to be truly effective
The Columbus Dispatch

Re the Oct. 18 article, 'Medical marijuana users say Ohio prices are too high,' personally, I don't use the herb, but I could envision a future when I might want or need to for health reasons. But I've had friends who complain that they can't…

clickorlando.com - Dara Kam - Judge OK's online medical marijuana ordering
Judge OK's online medical marijuana ordering
WKMG

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Leafly and similar sites will be able to resume contracting with Florida medical-marijuana operators to allow patients to order products online, under a ruling issued Monday by an administrative law judge. Florida health…

wickedlocal.com - Namu Sampath, Wicked Local - Let's be blunt about marijuana dispensaries in Somerville
Let's be blunt about marijuana dispensaries in Somerville
Wicked Local

Obtain a license from the Somerville Licensing Commission (SLC), which helps to approve and issue licenses for all forms of businesses, including but not limited to: restaurants (with and without alcohol services), package stores, private clubs…

stltoday.com - Kurt Erickson - Veterans groups to lobby for higher casino fees to help state-run nursing homes
Veterans groups to lobby for higher casino fees to help state-run nursing homes
STLtoday.com

JEFFERSON CITY — Groups that advocate for military veterans in Missouri are considering asking state lawmakers to double the admission fee at casinos in order to tackle a wide range of financial issues facing the state's nursing homes for…

jacksonfreepress.com - The Associated Press - Mississippi legislators revising medical marijuana proposal
Mississippi legislators revising medical marijuana proposal
Jackson Free Press

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers are tweaking a proposal to create a medical marijuana program, but Republican Gov. Tate Reeves has not said when he will call a special session to put it into law. A new version of a bill would…

stockmarket.com - Best Up-and-Coming Stocks To Watch Today? 3 Marijuana Stocks In Focus
Best Up-and-Coming Stocks To Watch Today? 3 Marijuana Stocks In Focus
StockMarket.com

While investors eagerly await earnings reports from Big Tech, marijuana stocks should not be overlooked in the stock market today. After all, the long-term growth potential of the industry remains a topic of hot discussion. This would be the case…

usnews.com - Undervalued Picks: 7 Best Value Stocks to Buy
Undervalued Picks: 7 Best Value Stocks to Buy
U.S. News & World Report

Avoid overpriced stocks with these seven value picks. The stock market is getting expensive. On a cyclically adjusted basis, this is particularly true. The Shiller price-to-earnings ratio, which smooths out periodic fluctuations by calculating…

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