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Turner Venture Group Announces Acquisition Agreement of Hemp / CBD Company
Business & Finance
  Turner Valley Oil and Gas, Inc. (the "Company") ("Turner") (OTC PINK:TVOG), now doing business as Turner Venture Group, Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of a Texas-based Hemp / CBD consumer packaged goods (CPG) Company ("Hemp Operator") operating with 3 existing retail stores and a national e-commerce sales presence. Original link
Local couple making a go of hemp business
Cannabis News
For Adam and Julia Weets, hemp is a business opportunity that allows them to contribute to their community and support their family. The Alpha residents have been growing hemp for a couple years as part of their business, Alpha’s Alternatives. The Weets grow hemp for CBD, which is a non-psychoactive agent used to help with pain, insomnia and a host
Kulture owner sows seeds for future Chesterfield marijuana dispensary
Business & Finance
After years of running local head shops and CBD stores, Evan Somogyi is planting the proverbial seeds to try to capitalize on the eventual recreational marijuana market in Virginia. The owner of Kulture Smoke and Vape plans to relocate his Chesterfield outpost this spring to a former gas station at 10150 Hull St., where he’ll eventually aim to open
Michigan's marijuana dispensary goes high-tech to provide bespoke customer experience
Business & Finance
Pure Roots proprietary kiosks help customers select potency and make payment It’s a start of a brand new year, and for marijuana dispensaries, January is special as it marks the national CBD awareness month. "CBD is actually really good for medical benefits, I’ve been around the industry as a consumer long enough to see what it’s been able to do fo
5 Ways Marijuana Can Help You Reach Your New Year’s Resolutions
Cannabis News
Nobody said you can’t have some fun while you try to achieve your New Year’s resolutions. If you enjoy marijuana, it can actually help you reach your goals. New Year’s resolutions are notoriously easier to make than they are to maintain. If you are determined to make 2022 a better year you may want to seek help from your good companion Mary Jane. M
Half of U.S. cannabis consumers prefer bud to booze: Survey
Cannabis News
The U.S. consumer base is diversifying, and reasons for use are extending well beyond recreational use into broader medical and wellness applications.” A recent report from cannabis data and analytics firm New Frontier Data has found that a growing number of U.S. cannabis consumers prefer bud to booze. The report, Cannabis & Wellness: A New Consume
Travelling in the U.S. with weed over the holidays? Here’s what to keep in mind
Cannabis News
Wouldn’t it be great to not have to worry about weed when travelling? Sadly, that is not yet the case. It’s the holiday season! This sweet, but stressful, time of the year is generally packed with travel, food and awkward family interactions. Cannabis may help avoid some of the inevitable awkwardness, including tuning out that annoying aunt or uncl
Looking For Top Marijuana Stocks For Next Year? 2 For You List Right Now
Business & Finance
Best Cannabis Stocks To Watch In 2022 Are you looking for the best marijuana stocks to buy going into 2022? In December the top cannabis stocks to invest in have declined to their lowest trading levels in 2021 this month. This year delays with Congress passing any federal cannabis reform have severely impacted how pot stocks performed in the market
Three Iowa Senators Aim to Legalize Recreational Cannabis
Politics
These Iowa senators would like to see recreational cannabis pass in 2022, but will the rest of the state government let it happen? A trio of Democratic lawmakers in Iowa want to bring cannabis legalization to the ballot.  The idea comes via three state senators, Joe Bolkcom, Janet Petersen and Sarah Trone Garriott, who said at a press conference on
Corporate Cannabis Takeover? Assessing 5 Big Industries Already At The Table
Business & Finance
  As more big business movers and shakers appear to be ratcheting up their incursions into the cannabis industry, industry advocates are stepping up their defense.  In March, the U.S. saw the creation of a federal lobbying group – the Coalition for Cannabis Policy, Education and Regulation – with the goal of advancing a federal regulatory framework
Israeli company uses cannabis for women's health solutions
Business & Finance
Sagiv says 'If we know how to target this endocannabinoid system… we will know how to treat these conditions' Gynica, an Israel-based company, is looking to address several medical conditions in women’s health through the use of an unconventional treatment method - cannabis. Dr. Sari Pruychi Sagiv, vice president of research and development at Gyni
Democratic lawmaker wants to extend marijuana law benefits to LGBTQ people
Politics
New York Sen. Jeremy Cooney's bills respond to LGBTQ people's disproportionately high incarceration rate. New York State Sen. Jeremy Cooney (D) has filed a bill calling for gay, lesbian, and bisexual New Yorkers to qualify for the state’s cannabis social equity program. The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA), which legalized marijuana, re
Texas CBD retailers face employee overtime lawsuit
Business & Finance
Two Texas CBD stores are being sued by a former employee who says they illegally scammed workers of overtime pay. The lawsuit filed Monday accuses two CBD USA Plus franchises managed by Jay Ashley and Jamie Ashley of having workers shuffle between stores in Sherman and Denton, both in North Texas, to avoid paying overtime. Original link
Montana marijuana FAQ
Business & Finance
Adult-use recreational marijuana sales begin on New Year’s Day 2022. From possession limits to travel tips, here’s what you need to know to keep on the right side of the new law. On Jan. 1, 2022, adult-use recreational marijuana will become available for purchase in Montana. The launch of the new market raises a wide range of questions, from how mu
Big Marijuana Stock Profits in Surprising Places
Business & Finance
Legal marijuana is a smoking hot growth industry in the U.S., Canada, and beyond. The global cannabis market is projected to soar from $20.5 billion back in 2020 to $90.4 billion by 2026.¹ And these estimates are likely conservative, as the U.S. moves closer to wide-ranging federal legalization and European nations, including economic powerhouse Ge
Killed by a pill bought on Snapchat: the counterfeit drugs poisoning US teens
Medical News
Accidental deaths soar among young people amid a proliferation of fentanyl-filled pharmaceuticals Fourteen-year-old Alondra Salinas had set out her new white sneakers and packed her backpack the night before the first day of in-person high school when police say she responded to an offer on Snapchat for blue pills, which turned out to be deadly fen
Recreational marijuana dispensary eyes spring opening in Round Lake Beach
Business & Finance
The first recreational cannabis dispensary in Round Lake Beach is planned to open in the spring, after approval this week by village officials. VISE Partners LLC received a special-use permit to open a shop called Altius in a former mattress store and original Blockbuster location at 993 E. Rollins Road, an outlot in the Rollins Crossing shopping c
Federal law still treats marijuana as an illegal drug, creating headaches for states
Politics
States making up 44% of U.S. population have followed Colorado in legalizing adult use Most states in the U.S. are in violation of a major federal drug statute. The 1971 Controlled Substances Act lists marijuana in the most dangerous category defined in the law, on par with cocaine and heroin because of its supposed potential for abuse and lack of
Missouri Supreme Court Weighs Whether Medical Marijuana Applications Can Be Disclosed
Politics
A company denied licenses to grow medical marijuana in Missouri urged the state Supreme Court last week to compel regulators to provide application info that the health department has argued it’s constitutionally obligated to protect. At issue is the Department of Health and Senior Services’ refusal to turn over applications of successful license h

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