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University of Sydney to offer Free Cannabis Testing
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Medical News
University of Sydney is launching a robust study in an attempt to, as the university describes, “investigate cannabis consumption, behaviours, and attitudes among users.” Part of the study involves offering free, anonymous cannabis testing for people that cultivate their own cannabis in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Cannabis was decrimina
Ontario made $520M from pot last year. So why do retailers say they're struggling?
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Business & Finance
Ontario Cannabis Stores, the province's pot supplier, charges a 31% mark-up to retailers. The province of Ontario made more than a half a billion dollars from the cannabis industry in the last fiscal year, according to public accounts released by the government on Friday. But that $520 million is coming at least partially at the expense of struggli
Doctor known for giving Medical Marijuana cards could lose her license
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Medical News
ST. LOUIS - A local doctor could lose her license because she is now facing discipline for doling out medical marijuana. Dr. Zinia Thomas is also facing criminal charges. We’ve met Dr. Thomas before. She’s a licensed psychiatrist in Missouri who runs several local businesses. But she also took her medical marijuana practice on the road and that cou
San Diego health officials remind Parents of the risks of teen Marijuana use
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Cannabis News
Parents encouraged to talk to their kids early and often to prevent substance abuse. SAN DIEGO - San Diego health officials last week highlighted the mental health-related risks of marijuana, particularly frequent use of high-potency cannabis among youth. The potency of cannabis — measured by the amount of THC found in products — has been on the ri
Investors are high on the Cannabis Industry, but Federal Rules kill the buzz
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Cannabis News
At a wealth management conference hellbent on bucking trends, green and alternative investing were two topics that dominated the conversation. But for one afternoon during "the world's largest wealth festival," the OG green investment took center stage. With Huntington Beach as their backdrop and Future Proof 2022 as their host, five insiders who k
An Art Gallery that sells Cannabis? How one Dispensary is Standing Out
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Business & Finance
2022 has been a tough year for a lot of cannabis brands. On the one hand, more markets than ever have opened. But between inflation and taxation many are feeling the pinch. That doesn’t mean it’s all doom and gloom, some brands are standing out, and they’re doing it by exploring those new markets and having a unique business model.  On the retail s
Lower-risk guidelines for Cannabis use
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Cannabis News
Cannabis is often marketed and presented as a less problematic drug than its contemporaries alcohol and tobacco. However, just like everything else in this world, there is a risk associated with cannabis use. Lucky for you, dear reader, there are ways to mitigate this risk while still partaking. In a new review of previous studies published in the 
420 Finder launches a new platform to help Cannabis users and Businesses connect Safely
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Technology
he 420 Finder team has been supporting cannabis businesses for years, and the launch of the platform shows it. WASHINGTON D.C. - As cannabis legalization continues to happen per state, 420 Finder, a leading cannabis technology company, is excited to announce the launch of its revolutionary new, sharply designed platform that connects cannabis users
A legal Pot Problem that’s now Plaguing the Streets of America: Plastic Litter
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Medical News
“We're going to have this entire new universe of plastic waste of the worst kind,” says one environmental activist. Pre-rolled marijuana cigarettes in sativa, indica and hybrid varieties are seen for sale at a dispensary in California on Jan. 1, 2018. Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images Waste packaging from a burgeoning and newly legalized mari
It’s official: Arkansas to vote on Legal Cannabis this fall
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Politics
‘We’re extremely grateful to the Supreme Court that they agreed with us and felt like it was a complete validation of everything we’ve done’ The Supreme Court of Arkansas has ruled that voters will get their say on whether or not to legalize recreational cannabis in the state come the November elections. The recent decision overturns an earlier ban
Proposal for Marijuana Cigarette manufacturing unravels at Vineland zoning hearing
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Technology
VINELAND - The city has turned away a proposal for manufacturing marijuana cigarettes at a property on North Delsea Drive. The proposal rested on getting a use variance from the local cannabis zoning ordinance, since the site has a house on it and regulations prohibit a house sharing a lot with any cannabis operation. Zoning Board members unanimous
Greens announce new plans to Legalise Cannabis by 2023
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Medical News
A member of the Australian Greens says fresh legal advice paves a clear path for the national legalisation of cannabis. The Australian Greens say fresh legal advice from an expert in constitutional law paves a clear path for the national legalisation of cannabis. NSW Greens senator David Shoebridge announced on Twitter on Monday morning that his of
Passage of Marijuana amendment would mean huge economic boom for State and Municipalities
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Business & Finance
KANSAS CITY - When Missouri voters go to the polls in November to decide whether recreational use of marijuana should be legal there’s a lot more than pot use at stake. Approval could mean big money for the state and cities. Marijuana is estimated to be an almost two-billion-dollar market in Missouri. Most of that is due to illegal sales with no be
New Poll sheds light on GOP’s progressing views on Cannabis Legalization
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Politics
If this poll is any indication of how republicans nationwide view cannabis policy, there could be lots to discuss, and possibly celebrate, when it comes to cannabis legalization in states throughout the country. With the midterm elections on the horizon, many political issues are taking center stage as November inches closer into view. Cannabis ref
Does Weed help treat ADHD?
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Medical News
Cannabis and ADHD have a complex relationship, but there is compelling evidence that marijuana helps treat the chronic condition. If cannabis can be used to enhance your focus, can weed help ADHD? In this article, we’ll look at what the science says about cannabis and ADHD, including recent research that suggests that ADHD may be connected to the e
‘Let’s Do It Legit’: Drug Arrestees Vie for First New York Pot Licenses
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Politics
Anytime the police approached the street in the Bronx where Hector Bonilla used to hang out, his friends would toss away their marijuana on the ground, he said. The police would pin the drugs on whomever was closest, Mr. Bonilla said. That is how he ended up with two convictions for marijuana possession in early 2000, he recalled, for weed he maint
Parents hope Medical Cannabis production in Georgia will bring relief for their children
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Medical News
ATLANTA - The fight to make medical cannabis more accessible here in Georgia takes a step forward. The state awarded two companies licenses to grow it in Georgia. The move comes as some good news to parents of children living with life-threatening seizures. Right now, it is legal to possess medical cannabis in Georgia, but can’t buy it. Some parent
Florida firm Bankrolls drive to legalize Recreational Marijuana
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Business & Finance
TALLAHASSEE - Florida-based Trulieve, one of the nation’s largest medical marijuana companies, has kickstarted a campaign to legalize recreational marijuana for adults in the Sunshine State. The company has contributed $10 million to date to the Smart & Safe Florida campaign to get a constitutional amendment on the 2024 ballot, and so far is its so

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