Nevada’s Plan for Early Recreational Marijuana Sales Might Be Sabotaged

Nevada’s concept of using its medical marijuana market to temporarily service the recreational sector is scheduled to launch sometime within the next month. According to a report from the Las Vegas Sun, there are more than 140 applicants vying to become the first to sell weed in manner similar to beer. The goal of the “early sales” initiative was to give adults 21 and older the freedom to walk into a state licensed dispensary and purchase up to an ounce of weed without flashing a medical marijuana card. Meanwhile, it would give state officials…

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Colorado’s Pot Windfall Taxes Figure into State’s Recently Approved Budget

As legal weed in Colorado continues to rake in millions, the state released its budget last Friday. Anti-pot governors and federal legislators should take a good look at the pot tax windfall and how it’s going to be spent. The budget not only manages to avoid what Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper called “draconian cuts” to hospitals and schools, it actually boosts school funding, averts…

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Prescription Drugs Still Vanishing at VA Hospitals

If you are in need of prescription opiates, make your way to the nearest Veterans Affairs hospital. Not because VA hospitals prescribe opiates to anybody for any reason, even when it is very bad and dangerous to do so—though they do that, too—but because VA hospitals do a very bad job at stopping employees from stealing armloads of the stuff. In February, the Associated Press discovered that opiates are going missing from VA hospitals at double the rate private…

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Why Are Authorities in Detroit Furiously Closing Down Dispensaries?

So far, 167 Detroit pot shops have been closed down and dozens more are expected to get the same treatment. Attorney for the city of Detroit, Melvin Butch Hollowell, said that 283 dispensaries were identified last year that are all operating illegally. “At the time I sent a letter to each one of them, indicating that unless you have a fully licensed facility, you are operating at your own risk,” Hollowell told the Detroit Free Press. Hollowell added that an additional 51 shops were earmarked to be closed in the coming weeks. These closures will ultimately…

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High Horoscopes | June 2017

The HIGH TIMES astrological forecast, complete with strain recommendations! Ask Aelie anything! Find her on Facebook and Twitter. ARIES Carrie Coon is an American actress who is currently a lead on two of the coolest shows on TV: Fargo and The Leftovers. It’s rare to see the same actor in two shows, especially when their highly anticipated third seasons are running concurrently. She is making her mark by being in two completely different places at once. As are you! You have your Fargo life, full…

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