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Alaska Regulators Are 1st to OK Marijuana Use at Pot Shops

CORPORATE | By Becky Bohrer | Nov 24
The board tasked with writing rules for Alaska's recreational marijuana industry voted Friday to allow for people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it, a first among the four states that have legalized the drug.

Tech Innovator Reportedly Backs Calif. Marijuana Legalization Push

PERSONAL TECH | By Lisa Leff | Nov 4
A long-promised campaign to legalize recreational marijuana use in California next year reached the starting gate with the filing of a ballot initiative backed by technology investor Sean Parker.

AIDS Funding Sought from CA Legal Marijuana Measures

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 5
A San Francisco-based AIDS agency is calling on the proponents of legalizing marijuana use in California to direct a portion of the tax revenues generated by doing so toward HIV, hepatitis C, and other health needs.

Marijuana, Mainstream Converge in Colorado Tourism Concerns

FINANCE | By Kristen Wyatt | Dec 17
In Colorado, there's mounting anxiety that ski towns have embraced stoner culture a little too much, potentially damaging the state's tourism brand.

Merry Marijuana: Pot Sellers Woo Holiday Shoppers

HOME | By Kristen Wyatt | Nov 25
From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar.

Melissa Etheridge on Gay Marriage, Obama, Marijuana & Her New Album

MUSIC | By EDGE | Oct 25
Music icon Melissa Etheridge sits down with Larry King on the Emmy nominated series "Larry King Now" to talk about the 'panic' in her industry, Obama's job performance, legalizing marijuana and her new self-released album.

Cannabis Lube Promises Sensual Enhancement for Women

HEALTH | By EDGE | Jun 30
Foria Pleasure is dipping into the medical marijuana market with their Cannabis Lube, a sexual aid that claims to increase female pleasure.

Weed With That? Customer Served Marijuana at MD Sonic

A Frederick, Maryland, woman says she was served a bag of marijuana with her fast-food order at a Sonic drive-in.

New York Becomes 23rd State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

New York has become the newest state to legalize medical marijuana, after the Senate passed a bill on June 20 that allows cannabis to be prescribed in non-smokeable form only.

GMHC Concerned About Changes to Compassionate Care Act

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 17
When the New York State Assembly passed the Compassionate Care Act by a bipartisan vote of 91 to 34 in May, GMHC applauded the move. But now, Governor Mario Cuomo’s proposed changes

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