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Recreational Marijuana Sales Begin in California

Recreational Marijuana Sales Begin in California

Recreational Marijuana Sales Begin in California

Dozens of retailers in California have been licensed to begin selling recreational marijuana on New Year’s Day. Emily Dufton, author of “Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America,” joined CBSN to discuss whether we’ll see other states follow suit.

Hunter S. Thompson's Widow Launching Gonzo-Branded Marijuana

Hunter S. Thompson’s Widow Launching Gonzo-Branded Marijuana

If you have ever dreamed of smoking from the personal stash of iconic author Hunter S. Thompson, your dream may soon come true. In an interview with The Aspen Times, Anita Thompson, wife of the late author, announced that she is developing a brand of marijuana using strains her husband used to smoke.

Use Doubled

Marijuana Use in the United States More Than Doubles

According to The Washington Post, a report recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that the number of adult marijuana users more than doubled over a 12-year period from 4.1 percent in 2001 to 9.5 percent in 2013.

Etiquette

Marijuana Manners: Etiquette from Emily Post’s Great-Granddaughter

The unspoken rules of the “puff, puff, pass” ritual — including all of the steps it takes to toke up — are obvious to those who already partake. But for those just now starting to explore the world of cannabis, there’s a lot to learn.


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