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Marijuana Use Among College Students Reaches 35 Year High

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/10/2019 at 12:00pm

This should not surprise anyone. Marijuana is now legal in many places and readily available.

ABC News reports:

Marijuana use by US college students up, highest in 35 years

U.S. college students are using marijuana at the highest rates in 35 years, according to a report released Thursday.

About 43% of full-time college students said...

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More American Schools Offering Degrees in Marijuana Related Studies

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 11:30am 8/4/2019 at 11:30am

This is a very real and emerging field. As states decriminalize the drug, an industry is springing up.

The College Fix reports:

More schools offering marijuana studies degrees

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U. Maryland to be First in Nation to Offer Degree in Medical Cannabis Science

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 8:00am 6/27/2019 at 8:00am

This used to be thought of as a joke but now it is actually a field with opportunity. You’d be more likely to get a job with this degree than any “studies” program.

WJLA News reports:

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Cannabis Investor Gives $9 Million to Harvard and MIT for Marijuana Research

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 6, 2019 at 10:00am 5/6/2019 at 10:00am

It’s amazing how quickly this has become a legitimate industry.

FOX News reports:

Cannabis investor donates $9M to Harvard, MIT for marijuana research

A cannabis investor is giving Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his alma maters, $9 million to study the health effects of marijuana, according to published reports.

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Realtor converts California homes into marijuana farms with millions from China

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 11:00am 3/13/2019 at 11:00am
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Late last year, I reported that fentanyl from China kills over 29,000 Americans annually.

Now it appears that China wants to expand its drug-pushing options. A California realtor has been arrested for converting homes into “grow houses” for marijuana with millions from the Asian nation.

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California may cut state’s pot taxes to help lagging legal sales

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 7:30pm 1/29/2019 at 7:30pm

Late last year, I noted that over-taxation and over-regulation have impacted the amount of tax generated from marijuana sales in California.
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“The cannabis industry is being choked by California’s penchant for over-regulation”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/29/2018 at 2:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will be shocked . . . shocked . . . to learn that over-taxation and over-regulation have impacted the amount of tax generated from marijuana sales in California.

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Stockton University to Allow Students to Minor in Marijuana

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 1:30pm 9/9/2018 at 1:30pm
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Now you can get a degree Cheech and Chong would be proud of.

WNYC reports:

It’s No Joke: Students Can Minor in Marijuana At Stockton University

Students at Stockton University will soon be able to minor in marijuana.

The south Jersey school rolls out its new “Cannabis Studies” minor program next week. While several schools...

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Horror: Almost 100 People Overdose in Connecticut Park Near Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2018 at 7:00am 8/17/2018 at 7:00am
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A nightmarish scene unfolded at New Haven Green this week, a park located near Yale University. Throughout the course of the day on Thursday, emergency officials responded to dozens of cases of drug overdoses. A synthetic form of marijuana is believed to be the cause. The actual number of people afflicted...

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New FDA warnings target synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 4:00pm 7/21/2018 at 4:00pm
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Trump signals support for legislation ending federal marijuana ban

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/9/2018 at 2:00pm

President Donald Trump may have thrown a bone to the horde of progressives stressed by his administration and clamoring for his impeachment.

He has signaled that his is open to supporting the end of the federal ban on marijuana.

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Report: Sessions to End Policy That Led to States Legalizing Marijuana

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/4/2018 at 1:00pm
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Police Seize 60 lbs of Marijuana From Elderly Couple Who Claim It’s For Christmas Presents

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/23/2017 at 3:00pm

An elderly couple from California was stopped for driving erratically in Nebraska, and police found 60 pounds of marijuana valued at $336,000 in the couple’s vehicle.  Patrick Jiron, 80, and Barbara Jiron, 70 told police that the marijuana was intended as Christmas gifts for family and friends.

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California’s high taxes will burn its new legal pot market

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 5:30pm 10/31/2017 at 5:30pm

Legal Insurrection readers will recall that California voters went for Hillary Clinton and legalized pot in a big way during the November 2016 election.

As the state is poised to open up it pot market, it seems “high” isn’t in reference to the marijuana’s effects…but the state’s taxes!

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In California, businesses battle Teamsters for pot distribution

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 27, 2017 at 8:30am 3/27/2017 at 8:30am

When Californian’s went to the polls this November to approve the legalization of marijuana for personal use, little did they realize it would morph into a battle between unions and business.

The state is now slated to begin distributing licenses to marijuana businesses on Jan 1, 2018. Therefore, the Golden State’s leg...

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