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The Herb Column: Competing With the Underground Market

It’s New Year’s Day, and Chelsea Cordoba is at the office. She and her husband, Kenneth, run Mountain High Recreation , a licensed cannabis delivery business in East Sacramento. They work 7-day weeks and 16-hour days, and have sunk most of what they have into the business they founded in 2017 — the stuff of startups everywhere in competitive industries.

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Bill to legalize weed has hazy future in New Mexico Legislature

After years of efforts by drug-law reform advocates, could this be the year New Mexico legalizes marijuana? There’s little doubt the state is closer now than ever, with former Republican Gov. Susana Martinez — an unyielding opponent of marijuana for recreational use — out and new Democratic Gov.

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In Oregon border town, a windfall could come from marijuana sales — to Idahoans

ONTARIO — One sign of changing times in the conservative border town of Ontario: An old Oregon State Police office and crime lab is about to become a marijuana dispensary, possibly the first pot shop to open in the city since voters lifted a ban on marijuana sales last November.

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Football great Joe Montana looking to score with marijuana

Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, looking to hit pay dirt in the legal marijuana industry, is part of a $75 million investment in a pot operator, it was announced Thursday. San Jose, California-based Caliva said it will use the investment to grow a company that includes a farm, a retail store, distribution center and a delivery service.

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Here’s Where Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris Stands on Cannabis

Another week, another presidential hopeful has entered the race for the 2020 election. Earlier today, California Senator Kamala Harris announced her bid for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. Senator Harris says she is running to fight for the American people, especially those who have been overlooked or ignored by federal lawmakers who are easily swayed by self-interest. “My entire career has been focused on keeping people safe, it is probably one of the things that has motivated me more than anything else,” Harris said on ABC’s Good Morning America .

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