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CBD oil and cannabis plant
March 22, 2019 - 12:59 pm
ILLINOIS (KMOX) — CBD-infused products will soon be available at CVS Pharmacy locations in eight states including Illinois. The topical items include sprays and creams. They are marketed as an "alternative source of relief." CBD has been used for the treatment of anxiety, pain, and inflammation...
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March 21, 2019 - 2:57 pm
SHAWANO COUNTY, Wis. (KMOX) - A Wisconsin woman is accused of making St. Patrick's Day a little extra green by handing out pot cookies in the Town of Wescott. Cathleen Krause, dressed in a green hat and leather coat, handed out her wares from a gallon sized bag, says a witness who turned the treat...
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jellybeans
March 18, 2019 - 1:41 pm
Since bursting into the candy scene in 1976, Jelly Belly has crafted dozens of unique flavors of jellybeans. Now, inventor of Jelly Belly David Klein has infused his candy with cannabidiol, or CBD, for a new way to get your daily dosage. CBD, extracted from the cannabis plant, can be used to treat...
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Dorial Green-Beckham
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March 08, 2019 - 4:04 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after a Missouri judge ruled that a marijuana arrest amounted to probation violation. The Springfield News-Leader reports that Green-Beckham was sentenced Friday. Springfield police say Green...
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February 20, 2019 - 10:19 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Big Brothers Big Sisters is hoping that some good can come from the cellophane-wrapped marijuana brick that was dropped in a Springfield donation bin. The Springfield News-Leader reports that responding officers estimated that the pot had a street value of $3,000. Big...
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tiger eye
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February 12, 2019 - 12:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger. They called the city on Monday and the major offender animal cruelty unit and animal shelter volunteers arrived on the scene. Authorities nicknamed the tiger "Tyson" after the movie...
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Macro of marijuana with trichomes and crushed grass in a grinder for chopping a canapis on a black table
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Tom Franklin
February 08, 2019 - 12:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — The debate over the legalization of recreational marijuana has officially begun in the state of Illinois. Rep. Carol Ammons (D-Urbana) introduced a bill ( HB0902 ) in late January to allow licensed businesses to grow and sell pot, while also allowing residents to grow up...
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Michael Calhoun
January 14, 2019 - 6:03 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- Banks are keeping marijuana companies' dollars out -- even those who don't deal directly with the plant. So, one St. Louis start-up says: why not forget about dollars altogether? "We've seen companies that don't even touch the plant, they just service the industry, face problems...
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FILE - This July 14, 2018 file photo shows gamblers placing bets on sports events at the FanDuel sports book at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J., on the day it opened. The race to legalize sports betting is on now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed it in all 50 states, but will it provide enough extra tax revenue to make much of a difference for schools, roads or pension debt? (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
January 02, 2019 - 11:16 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The race to legalize sports betting is on now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed it in all 50 states, but will it provide enough extra tax revenue to make much of a difference for schools, roads or pension debt? Don't bet on it. Just look to the states that...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2015, file photo, store manager Stephanie Hunt poses for photos with a pack of Marlboro cigarettes, an Altria brand, at a Smoker Friendly shop in Pittsburgh. Altria is diving into the Canadian cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Toronto-based medical and recreational marijuana provider Cronos Group. The investment from Altria Group Inc., would give it about 45 percent ownership of Cronos. Altria will also pay another $1.4 billion for warrants of Cronos Group that if exercised, would give the Altria a 55 percent majority ownership of Cronos. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
December 07, 2018 - 7:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Cronos Group, a Canadian medical and recreational marijuana company. Altria, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is taking a 45 percent stake in the Toronto company. Cronos...
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