New U.S. ETF Mingles Medical Marijuana with Big Tobacco

The first U.S. marijuana based ETF started trading on Arca on Monday. The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJX) is made up of many Canadian stocks focused on medical marijuana, and peculiar enough, with big tobacco as well. ETF popularity is … Read the article

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California Air Travelers May See Marijuana Policies Relax

With legalization of adult-use marijuana coming tomorrow, California air travelers are wondering if policies about marijuana possession and use will change at airports. It remains a complicated issue, however some law enforcement agencies seem to believe that laws will not … Read the article

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Tips for buying marijuana in California: Bring cash, be careful, be patient, do your homework

Recreational marijuana is scheduled to go on sale at licensed stores in California on January 1st, or shortly thereafter, depending on the location. Here’s what you need to know about buying and using so-called “adult use” cannabis. Q: How much … Read the article

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Celebrate legal weed in California with a Jack in the Box $4.20 combo

Californians can soon celebrate the new year with legal weed, paired with some deep-fried goodies from Jack in the Box. The San Diego-based major fast food chain is teaming up with Snoop Dogg’s cannabis culture site, Merry Jane, to release … Read the article

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ASA Activist Newsletter – December 2017

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China Defends Itself By Blaming Our Relaxed Drug Culture

China is defending itself against accusations that the opioid epidemic here in the U.S. is partially to blame on them for their exports of carfentanil. The opioid crisis in the United States has become an almost unbelievable problem and China … Read the article

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Enemies of Marijuana Infecting Canadian Cannabis Industry

Canadian marijuana advocates are furious about certain hypocrites joining the legal cannabis industry. Canada is taking the lead in the worldwide cannabis market, already exporting marijuana to other countries and planning for national recreational marijuana legalization this upcoming summer. A … Read the article

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Looking for legal weed around L.A.? WeHo is your only option — and you'll have to wait until Jan. 2

Recreational marijuana sales will be legal in California come Monday morning, but Angelenos will have to wait a day — and will have limited options — if they want to buy cannabis without taking a road trip. As of Friday … Read the article

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California moves into its marijuana future on Jan. 1. Some readers are not eager to make the leap

Starting on Jan. 1, marijuana — a Schedule I substance, meaning the federal government officially recognizes it as among the most dangerous drugs in existence — will be legal to grow and sell in California to recreational users. The effort … Read the article

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Essential California: Legal marijuana is here — the good, the bad and the ugly

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, Dec. 30. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES In the ’burbs: Like housing, malls, auto dealerships and big-box stores, cannabis is fleeing the … Read the article

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