Federal study: Drugged driving rivals alcohol in roadway fatalities

Drunken drivers have long been the scourge of the roadways, but now drivers on drugs are becoming a menace that rivals them, according to a new federal report.

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Boulder taking a more 420-friendly approach to regulating pot industry

Boulder City Council members want to move into a new era in marijuana regulation that is more focused on helping the industry succeed and less about keeping operators under the microscope.

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California dispensaries offer free marijuana to wildfire victims

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Northern California are giving patients affected by a hugely destructive wildfire up to $200 in free cannabis per patient for the next week.

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Seven Denver marijuana shops cited for underage sales

Denver police issued seven violations for underage marijuana sales in a recent compliance check conducted on 30 marijuana shops.

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Oregon: Retail Marijuana Sales To Begin

Regulations permitting state-licensed medical cannabis dispensaries to also engage in retail sales to those ages 21 or older take effect on Thursday, October 1. An estimated 200 facilities are anticipated to begin providing cannabis to adults.

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South Dakota Tribe to Open Nation’s First Marijuana Resort

FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) — The Santee Sioux tribe has already proven its business acumen, running a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head buffalo ranch on the plains of South Dakota.

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Overcapacity Drives Down Marijuana Prices in Colorado

Overcapacity in dispensaries in Colorado is driving down marijuana prices. Retail prices for marijuana have dropped in the third quarter,  according to a marijuana store survey by Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist with Converge.

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Oregon Growers Say Supply Won’t Match Demand At First

PORTLAND, Ore. — As Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries get ready for recreational sales on Oct. 1, cannabis growers are already scrambling to keep up with demand.

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California Dispensaries Offer Free Marijuana to Valley Fire Victims

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Northern California are giving patients affected by a hugely destructive wildfire up to $200 in free cannabis per patient for the next week.

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Mexico: Protesters Demand Answers on Massacre Anniversary

On Saturday— the one year anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico’s southern state of Guerrero—thousands of protesters filled the streets of Mexico City.

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