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Legalization of recreational marijuana will be on the Missouri ballot in November
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Business & Finance
Missouri voters will have the ability to legalize recreational marijuana use through a constitutional amendment, now that the petition has gained enough signatures to go on the ballot.     Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft ruled on two petitions Tuesday. One, dealing with ranked choice voting, did not gain enough signatures, but the petition on recre
Cannabis Security: 3 Legal Considerations When Working at Dispensaries
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Business & Finance
Imagine seeing robbers sawing through the ceiling, descending with ropes, and heisting everything from a vault room in a style reminiscent of the 2001 Ocean’s Eleven movie. While the movie was about a casino heist, similar heists of cannabis outlets have taken place. Original link
Colorado’s cannabis industry is enduring its first sustained downturn since Recreational Weed Sales Began
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Cannabis News
Colorado’s marijuana businesses adjust to inflation, market saturation and competition from other states. Municipalities face declining revenues as shine fades from legal weed. Colorado’s legal marijuana industry is weathering its first sustained downturn since dispensaries began selling recreational weed in 2014. Dispensaries are closing. New vent
Nebraska hemp farmers say outdated Regulations Leave them Disadvantaged
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Business & Finance
Nebraska has yet to update its hemp law to match the final federal rules and regulations. Nebraska's hemp industry says it's going in the wrong direction. The state commission says two years ago there were 84 people holding hemp licenses – less than half remain in 2022. Growers say outdated state regulations are getting in the way. In a field near
Arizonans Should Smoke More Marijuana, Here’s Why
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Business & Finance
A new study has revealed Hawaii is the most relaxed state in the United States and Connecticut is the most stressed. Arizona, like Connecticut, also appears to be full of stressed residents. The Grand Canyon State was ranked 34th after receiving a high “Stress Score” of 87. Original link
After new law, Twin Cities businesses launch hemp-derived THC beverages
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Business & Finance
Businesses are jumping into the THC beverage game with enthusiasm. MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis Cider Company co-founder Jason Dayton never expected the state of Minnesota to legalize THC derived from hemp. However, after DFL state lawmakers quietly pushed through a THC regulation measure before the end of the legislative session in May, Dayton's team
Marijuana Vs. Alcohol: How The Two Industries Are Handling Inflation, And What That Means For Consumers
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Business & Finance
Both industries have their own set of inflation problems, and their own ways of coping. What does this mean for the consumer? If there are two things Americans can’t escape right now, it’s rising prices and the discussion of rising prices. There is no denying that inflation is dangerously high, with the most recent inflation rate at about 9.1% acco
More weed wars over Recreational Cannabis
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Politics
While Detroit's new recreational cannabis law survived one legal attack this week, others are still on deck. Catch up quick:  City Council passed the recreational marijuana law in April to provide a limited number of recreational licenses while setting up a "social equity" framework that helps Detroiters enter the market. Driving the news: The Detr
Marijuana Dispensary more stable after acquiring Class A micro-business License
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Business & Finance
A marijuana dispensary in Ypsilanti has become the first Class A microbusiness in Washtenaw County, and just the second in the state of Michigan.     A dispensary with a microbusiness license is currently allowed to grow 150 plants and can only sell their own products. According to Planet Jane co-owner Mo Kasham, a Class A license makes his busines
Wanted man speeding through Construction Zone found with 4 kilograms of Cannabis
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Politics
Driver in Texas charged after travelling 130 km/h (81mi/h) in a 97 km/h zone (60mi/h). A wanted man in Texas must have decided to throw caution to the wind when he opted to speed through a highway construction zone while carrying cannabis. Predictably, Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office (TGCSO) corporal conducting traffic control at a work zone on H
No solid proof Cannabis Oil can ‘Cure’ Cancer
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Medical News
A post on Facebook, shared hundreds of times, claims that a “60 gram supply of Cannabis Oil” is “enough to treat one cancer patient”. It also includes an image of several plastic syringes which it claims contain cannabis oil, with the caption “Cancer Cure”.     While there is evidence some cannabis products can be beneficial to cancer patients, and
SE City Council to hear Edible Cannabis Law Update
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Politics
SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye City Council will hear an update Tuesday on the newly adopted edible cannabis law.  Sleepy Eye City Manager Bob Elston said the update is informational only. “The only thing I intend to do is look at it. Maybe by September, we can discuss some of it,” said Elston. “The law is really long and extensive. I emailed the Leag
Zephyr teams with experienced cannabis operator, seeks tax breaks for South Buffalo project
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Business & Finance
Plans for a new $200 million marijuana growing and production facility in South Buffalo are back on track. The project, years in the making, is finally advancing toward the start of construction in as soon as a few weeks, with the first phase possibly opening for business by next summer. The reason: New York's legalized pot market is gaining clarit
5 great U.S. road trips for Weed Lovers
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Cannabis News
Legal cannabis states offer plenty of options, from desserts to forests, for the adventurous at heart Road trips are back in fashion in a big way, with the pandemic catapulting them back into popularity so much so that vans and other road trip vehicles were snatched up and rented in record time. Current gas prices and uncertain economic times, howe
Ontario Cannabis Store unable to make deliveries after Partner faces Cyberattack
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Business & Finance
TORONTO — The Ontario Cannabis Store says a cyberattack faced by one of its logistics partners has left the provincial pot distributor unable to process or deliver orders to marijuana shops and customers. The OCS said Monday evening there is no indication that its systems were targeted or its customers’ information compromised during the Aug. 5 att
Dangerous artificial marijuana, with names like K2 and Spice, is used less in states where Weed is Legalized
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Medical News
There's nothing nice or dreamy about synthetic weed, sold under such catchy names as AK-47, K2, Spice, Scoobie Snacks, Mr. Nice Guy and 24-Karat Dream. Sometimes packaged as e-juice for vaping or as edibles, most synthetic cannabinoids are sold as dried plant materials sprayed with acetone, embalming fluid or other solvents laced with lab-made psyc
County commissioners hold hearing on Marijuana Sales
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Business & Finance
Flathead County commissioners will hold a public hearing on Wednesday seeking opinions on marijuana sales in the county. The meeting is set for 9 a.m. at the Historic Courthouse, 800 S. Main St. in Kalispell. The hearing comes a week after commissioners approved resolutions asking voters whether to implement a 3% tax on marijuana sales. Original li
Does Delta 8 Show up on a Drug Test?
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Medical News
First, there are many different types of drug tests. The most common is a urine test, but there are also blood tests, hair follicle tests, and saliva tests. Delta 8 THC can technically show up on all of these types of tests, but it's much more likely to show up on a urine test. The reason for this is that Delta 8 THC is metabolized differently than

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