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SD Republicans Believe Medicaid Worse Than Marijuana
Politics
When I took my deep drag yesterday morning on the Legislature’s big marijuana bong, I noted in passing that Representative Will Mortenson’s Republican friends (and Republicans are the prime sponsors of all 26 marijuana bills in the hopper) appear to be ignoring his advice to leave marijuana policy alone until after voters get their say on the marij
‘The people of Mississippi are ready for it’: Medical marijuana advocates hopeful legislators will pass bill
Politics
The new legislative session began on Tuesday. At the top of the list for state lawmakers to discuss is the medical marijuana program. Across Mississippi, people who support medical marijuana have been vocal over their frustrations with state leaders to approve the program that was passed by an overwhelming 74 percent of voters in 2020. One of the s
Senior questioned after cannabis found hidden behind false wall
Politics
Police probe into other drugs leads to the discovery of 15 kilograms of cannabis. A false wall and a bunch of mess weren’t enough to prevent police in the U.K. from discovering 15 kilograms of cannabis hidden inside a West Derby home.   Officers with the Hampshire Police found the illegal cannabis during a search of the home at about 4 p.m. on Jan.
Marijuana Stocks To Buy While The Sector Is Down? 2 With Analysts Giving Higher Price Targets
Business & Finance
Top Cannabis Stocks In The US Cannabis Industry In January many top marijuana stocks to buy are trading near their 52-week lows to start 2022. For new investors looking for opportunities in the cannabis sector, it could be a good time to start a watchlist of the best cannabis stocks to invest in for 2022. During last year’s trading, some of the bes
Marijuana legalization heating up despite petition not receiving enough signatures
Politics
A push in the legalization of marijuana faces another hurdle after not submitting enough valid signatures to bring to the Ohio General Assembly But the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol (CRMLA) says more signatures are coming soon. The petition fell 13,062 signatures short of the 133,877 needed to head the legislature. Now the CRMLA has
What to know about Philadelphia’s ban on pre-hire marijuana testing
Politics
A new city law bars many employers from testing job applicants for cannabis use, but there are several exemptions to the ordinance. If you’re looking for a job in Philadelphia, you may no longer need to pass a drug test for marijuana. A new city law bars many employers from testing job applicants for cannabis use. It took effect Jan. 1. But there a
Rise of the farmers: Small NY group becomes cannabis power player
Business & Finance
One of the most influential groups helping set policy for New York’s legal cannabis industry is led mostly by farmers with little prior political experience — but with early success in representing small to mid-sized marijuana businesses, the group is punching above its weight. Original link
Marijuana users' risk of deadly complication doubles after rare type of bleeding stroke
Medical News
Among people with an aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) stroke, a type of bleeding stroke, recent marijuana users were more than twice as likely to develop a dangerous complication that can result in death or greater disability, according to new research published today in Stroke, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Stroke Association, a
Highway to Hemp: ‘Wild West’ of the CBD Market
Business & Finance
Industry Waits On FDA Approval To Reach Its Full Potential, But Producers Are Still Hopeful Across the country, bags of hemp grown as long ago as 2019 still sit in barns, waiting to be sold and extracted.  When the 2018 Farm Bill legalized industrial hemp, most growers grew hemp for cannabidiol (CBD) extraction, because it had a high profit-to-acre
COVID-19, Cannabis & Culture: The Rapid Evolution of Employment Law
Business & Finance
    When discussing employment law in 2022, it is important to first consider its fluidity. “What we’ve said today could change tomorrow,” says Catherine Wells, member and chair of the Chiesa, Shahinian & Giantomasi P.C. Employment Law Group in West Orange. “Employers need to ensure they remain mindful and updated on all of the changes in the law t
Is Big Pharma Weed Coming With Pfizer’s Recent Purchase?
Business & Finance
Pfizer wants in on the cannabis game. Will you be buying Pharma Weed? Most consumers say absolutely not. You may not have heard the wonderful news. Our great overlords and global saviors at Pfizer announced their intentions to get into the medical cannabis market via their $6.7 billion acquisition of Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. Of course, the giant
Is Big Pharma Weed Coming With Pfizer’s Recent Purchase?
Medical News
Pfizer wants in on the cannabis game. Will you be buying Pharma Weed? Most consumers say absolutely not. You may not have heard the wonderful news. Our great overlords and global saviors at Pfizer announced their intentions to get into the medical cannabis market via their $6.7 billion acquisition of Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. Of course, the giant
Clark County preparing for cannabis lounges
Business & Finance
Clark County officials are closely monitoring the state’s efforts to regulate cannabis consumption lounges, a process that will largely inform how the county sets its own expectations for the marijuana industry’s expansion. When they open this year in Nevada as expected, following approval in the state Legislature last summer, lounges will provide
Cases Move Forward Against Area Residents Busted Growing Marijuana in Front Yard
Politics
The cases against two area residents who were reportedly caught growing marijuana in the front yard of their residence in Redbank Township moved forward in court on Tuesday. Court documents indicate the following charges against 47-year-old Robert Jason Smyers and 42-year-old Katie Joleen Shreckengost, both of Summerville, were waived for court on
Curaleaf vs. Trulieve: Which Cannabis Company Will Generate More Revenue in 2022?
Business & Finance
Trulieve's acquisition of Harvest Health puts it in a neck-and-neck race with Curaleaf. Today, two of the top companies in the marijuana industry are Curaleaf Holdings (OTC:CURLF) and Trulieve Cannabis (OTC:TCNNF). Both are cannabis producers with a presence in many states across the country, and they generated similar revenue in their most recent
38 companies want Coshocton medical marijuana dispensary
Business & Finance
If dispensary is awarded, it will be at the former Family Video on Second Street. Almost 40 companies have filed for a medical marijuana dispensary license for a facility to be located in Coshocton. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy recently released the company names and addresses for 1,462 applicants for 73 dispensary licenses to be awarded in the comin
County Attorney warns Delta-8 illegal; pulled from stores
Politics
In the last year, a new product popped up in stores across Ellis County. Found on shelves in local convenience and liquor stores, Delta-8 products were being sold in a variety of forms, from edible to vape-based. Often found near CBD or nicotine-based products, Delta-8 has been readily available for months across the state. But while the product wa
What 2021 Taught Us About Young People And Cannabis Use
Cannabis News
Medical and cannabis professionals wouldn’t confirm that teen use was in the downturn, however, 2021 offered substantial studies  to suggest that may be the case. The possible effects of cannabis on young people will continue to be of the utmost concern as the legal marketplace takes shape. Throughout 2021, several studies helped further comprehens
Curbside service rules may change for marijuana businesses
Business & Finance
Big Rapids officials consider changes to ordinance Big Rapids city commissioners are considering changes to the city's marijuana ordinance that could eliminate curbside service for businesses in the downtown area. During a meeting this week, community development director Paula Priebe told the board there is a proposed substantive change to the mar

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