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May 31, 2019 - 4:11 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on the issue. Those 21 and older would be able to...
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May 29, 2019 - 4:25 pm
By MICHAEL HILL and JOHN O'CONNOR/Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers working to legalize recreational marijuana have hit a potential snag that other states have wrestled with: whether to allow people to grow a few pot plants for personal use. The 10 states that have...
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Alex Degman
May 08, 2019 - 8:35 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Some advocates in Illinois are trying to stop recreational marijuana from becoming legal. Several groups visited the Illinois State Capitol to oppose the legalization of recreational marijuana. RELATED: Illinois lawmakers look to other states for model for marijuana legalization...
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May 06, 2019 - 9:17 pm
ILLINOIS (KMOX) — Illinois lawmakers are crafting recreational marijuana legislation with lessons learned from other states firmly in mind. RELATED: Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana State Rep. Kelly Cassidy said they were often warned not to focus on simply creating a cash cow...
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April 30, 2019 - 2:31 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP/KMOX) — There’s a new crop in town. Growers wanting to cash in on industrial hemp production for the first time in 80 years have the go-ahead. Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced that online production applications are available for $100. After approval, one- to three-year...
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cbd oil in dropper
Fred Bodimer
April 17, 2019 - 8:31 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — It's called marijuana's less taboo cousin and it's showing up in a lot of products these days. CBD or cannabidiol is a compound derived from hemp and marijuana that doesn't cause a high. The ingredient is showing up in a variety of products including CBD-infused creams, oils,...
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April 16, 2019 - 5:54 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — Don’t be surprised if you see more law enforcement on the roads this weekend — they’re keeping a lookout for those potentially driving under the influence of marijuana. The Missouri Department of Transportation issued a release Monday about its first “420 drugged-...
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Oswaldo Barrientos walks among marijuana plants at the grow facility where he works near downtown Denver on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. He said U.S. immigration officials blocked his application for citizenship because he works in the marijuana industry. Barrientos was brought to the U.S. from El Salvador illegally as a child and started working in the industry in 2014. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
April 04, 2019 - 1:18 am
DENVER (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities blocked two immigrants' applications for citizenship because of their work in Colorado's marijuana industry, their attorneys and Denver officials said, accusing the Trump administration of quietly targeting immigrants seeking jobs in the growing field...
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In this Feb. 19, 2019 photo, a group of retired seniors from Laguna Woods Village form a line outside Bud and Bloom cannabis dispensary to attend a presentation organized by cannabis product vendors in Santa Ana, Calif. More Americans in their 70s and 80s are adding marijuana use to their roster of senior activities. Recent studies show that people 65 and over are the fastest-growing segment of cannabis users. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
March 25, 2019 - 12:29 am
LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — The group of white-haired folks — some pushing walkers, others using canes — arrive right on time at the gates of Laguna Woods Village, an upscale retirement community in the picturesque hills that frame this Southern California suburb a few miles from Disneyland. There...
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