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Norway hosts first public meeting on Medical Cannabis
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Norway hosts first public meeting on Medical Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2023 NORWAY, one of the most cautious states in Europe when it comes to cannabis liberalisation, recently held a public meeting to discuss access to medical cannabis. The event, which took place in Oslo on January 20, 2023, brought together politicians from across
Marijuana and coffee? New bill could bring Cannabis Cafes to California
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Cannabis News
Marijuana and coffee? New bill could bring Cannabis Cafes to California Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2023 SAN FRANCISCO - A new bill introduced in the California legislature would allow cannabis lounges to sell food and non-alcoholic drinks. Customers would be able to eat or drink while they smoke in the smoke shops, which is currently illegal. A
Five things businesses should know about the Maryland Recreational Cannabis bill
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Business & Finance
Five things businesses should know about the Maryland Recreational Cannabis bill Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2023 The first major bill outlining what the recreational cannabis market in Maryland might look like was introduced in the General Assembly on Friday. The 88-page bill goes into detail about most elements of the new legal market from lic
Dallas could legalize Recreational Cannabis use under House Bill 1937
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Cannabis News
Dallas could legalize Recreational Cannabis use under House Bill 1937 Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2023 Rep Jessica González, a Dallas Democrat, filed a bill this week that would allow counties and cities to legalize the recreational use of cannabis for adults. Under González’s House Bill 1937, adults 21 and older would be allowed to possess and
Cannabis dispensary wants to open at former CVS
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Cannabis News
Cannabis dispensary wants to open at former CVS Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2023 Forest Park could make decision by end of month. A cannabis dispensary is looking to set up shop at the former Forest Park CVS store at 7216 Circle Ave., near the three-way Oak Park/Forest Park/River Forest border and across the street from Green Line Harlem CTA sta
California lawmaker introduces Cannabis Cafe bill
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Cannabis News
California lawmaker introduces Cannabis Cafe bill Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2023 A California lawmaker has introduced legislation to permit the state’s licensed cannabis consumption lounges to serve freshly prepared food and drink and host live events. A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would allow the state’s licensed cannabis c
Cannabis in Sports: how it can help or harm
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Cannabis News
Cannabis in Sports: how it can help or harm Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2023 Although numerous fitness enthusiasts and athletes consume marijuana, there are questions about its benefits and side effects. Does smoking weed affect cardio, weightlifting, and other exercises? Can the herb improve your capability? Using cannabis has pros and cons for
Cannabis industry reacts to Court Ruling
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Business & Finance
Cannabis industry reacts to Court Ruling Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2023 Local marijuana businesses are offering their thoughts and suggestions following a ruling by U.S. District Judge Gary Sharpe last week that could impact the roll-out of the cannabis industry in Western New York. Sharpe’s ruling upheld his previous injunction from November
2022 Cannabis in review and 2023 opportunity outlook
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Business & Finance
2022 Cannabis in review and 2023 opportunity outlook Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2023 The cannabis industry - both domestic and international in scope, and comprised of two substantial subsectors: marijuana and hemp - started last year off strong. Namely, with a splash of high-profile M&A activity in January and February. There was tremendous pr
Huge Red Flag for the Cannabis Industry
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Business & Finance
Huge Red Flag for the Cannabis Industry Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2023 Cannabis companies are learning the perils of trying to grow too aggressively. Cannabis companies used to be focused solely on growth at all costs. But that's not the case anymore. Investors are growing weary of businesses that aren't generating profits, and that's putting
Proposed Nevada bill could remove Marijuana’s status as a ‘controlled substance’
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Cannabis News
Proposed Nevada bill could remove Marijuana’s status as a ‘controlled substance’ Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2023 LAS VEGAS - A forthcoming bill in the Nevada legislature could remove marijuana’s status as a “controlled substance” and remove authority from the Nevada Board of Pharmacy. The bill would streamline state control of marijuana to a so
Debate on Recreational Marijuana in Hawaii could hinge on regulation of Medical Cannabis
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Medical News
Debate on Recreational Marijuana in Hawaii could hinge on regulation of Medical Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2023 HONOLULU - Hawaii health and law enforcement authorities are having a hard time keeping up with the rapidly growing and changing cannabis marketplace. That could end up creating resistance to legalizing recreational use of ma
3 legal challenges of Recreational Cannabis
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Cannabis News
3 legal challenges of Recreational Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2023 Adult-use cannabis is legal in New Jersey, but there are issues that employers, both in the industry and outside of it, should consider. From July 2022 to September 2022, New Jersey recreational cannabis sales totaled $116.5 million. This marks a 46% increase from the $
Council approves Recreational Marijuana licensing
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Cannabis News
Council approves Recreational Marijuana licensing Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2023 The Columbia City Council approved an ordinance to allow medical marijuana facilities to convert their business licenses to sell recreational marijuana. The council voted unanimously Monday to authorize medical marijuana dispensaries to convert their current licen
Science bears out the folly of rapid Marijuana legalization
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Politics
Science bears out the folly of rapid Marijuana legalization Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2023 Marijuana is not the harmless drug many of its advocates would have you believe, as we have pointed out. Fortunately, a growing number of lawmakers, including those who supported legalization in the past, are coming to the same conclusion based on the av
Creator of Cannabis-themed metaverse shares his vision for the industry
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Business & Finance
Creator of Cannabis-themed metaverse shares his vision for the industry Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2023 The metaverse is for more than enthusiasts and consumers, it is also for the B2B community and beyond. The cannabis industry has long been fragmented, both geographically and politically. Recognizing this, Mark Bonner, CEO of Cannaverse Techn
Dozens arrested in Weed Distribution ring with orders via FedEx and UPS
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Politics
Dozens arrested in Weed Distribution ring with orders via FedEx and UPS Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2023 Multiple law enforcement agencies shut down an illegal cannabis distribution operation with orders available via FedEx, UPS, and other means of delivery. Authorities shut down an illegal distribution operation providing prompt delivery of wee
Dozens arrested in Weed Distribution ring with orders via FedEx and UPS
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Dozens arrested in Weed Distribution ring with orders via FedEx and UPS Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2023 Multiple law enforcement agencies shut down an illegal cannabis distribution operation with orders available via FedEx, UPS, and other means of delivery. Authorities shut down an illegal distribution operation providing prompt delivery of wee

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