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What happens when you Legalise Cannabis?
420 Intel
Business & Finance
Countries all over the world are debating whether to legalise cannabis; but what really happens when legislators make the recreational drug legal? Recreational cannabis has been legalised in a number of states in America. A study published in the scientific journal Addiction has evaluated the impact that this law has had on cannabis use in these st
How minor Cannabinoids and Marijuana are Impacting the Wellness World
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Medical News
For use only by adults 21 years of age and older; 18+ for medical states. Keep out of reach of children. Do not operate a vehicle or machinery while under the influence of this drug. Laws governing the legality, availability and use of marijuana vary by state. These days, everyone seems to be talking about cannabis. While the plant has been around
Will Biden Legalise Marijuana? Democrats remain split on the Issue of Weed
420 Intel
Business & Finance
Calls to enact meaningful reform to cannabis laws are growing in the US, but is there enough support in Congress to pass the proposals? In his year and a half in the White House, President Biden has largely remained quiet on the subject of marijuana legalisation. This is despite many Democrat-held state legislatures pushing for the legalisation of
Cannabis licenses top 1,000 in New Mexico
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Business & Finance
The state has hit a milestone in the approval and issuing of cannabis licenses, surpassing 1,000 since the Cannabis Control Division began issuing them last fall. To date, 1,027 total licenses have been approved and issued. Those numbers were shared by the division on Tuesday in a presentation to lawmakers on the Legislature’s interim Courts, Corre
State begins taking applications for retail Cannabis Dispensary Licenses
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Business & Finance
NEW YORK—The state Office of Cannabis Management is taking applications for people interested in applying for a retail marijuana dispensary license, the board said Thursday at a virtual news conference.  The launch of the application portal for CAURD, Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary Licenses, the first adult-use retail cannabis dispensaries
Recreational marijuana still banned on University Campuses
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Cannabis News
BOZEMAN - Recreational marijuana sales became legal this year in Montana, but that doesn’t mean it’s allowed everywhere. It’s still against policy if a student 21 years or older purchases marijuana and takes it onto Montana State University or University of Montana's campus. “We certainly recognize the new dynamic with dispensaries all around campu
NY to take social equity Marijuana Applications
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Business & Finance
The Hochul administration has begun accepting applications from “justice-involved” individuals for retail cannabis dispensary licenses as officials prepare to provide some of those awarded licenses with “state of the art” storefronts constructed and furnished by the state Dormitory Authority. In response to questions from CNHI, Chris Alexander, exe
High-Potency Marijuana More More Likely to Result in Addiction, Psychosis
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Cannabis News
Approximately 147 million people worldwide consume cannabis, or marijuana each year; a number that continues to grow, especially in North America and Europe, according to the World Health Organization. At the same time, the cannabis available today is more potent than ever before. A systematic review published in Addiction found that levels of tetr
Young adults are using more Cannabis and Psychedelics
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Cannabis News
'The pandemic, with all its mental stressors and turmoil, has likely contributed to the rise' Marijuana and psychedelics use among young adults has reached an all-time high, according to a federal survey. The data was collected by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and shows a jump back to form following a year of low usage of all substances fr
Cannabis drinks market value set to grow by US$8.3 billion in 2032
420 Intel
Business & Finance
The global cannabis drinks market is set to grow by a value of $8.3 billion in 2032, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 37.3%, according to Future Market Insights. Cannabis is becoming more commonly used in various markets across the world to treat a variety of illnesses, including neurological disorders, epilepsy, cancer, and pain manage
Marijuana growing moratorium?: Supply and demand could lead to changes in Michigan
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Business & Finance
DETROIT - Marijuana growers in Michigan are making too much product and it’s outpacing demand. In just the past year, the price for an ounce of flower went down by 44%. The Cannabis Regulatory Agency is now seeking input on how to solve the problem. "The agency has been hearing concerns that the supply of marijuana produced by licensed growers exce
Medical Cannabis Market to Generate USD 54.34 Billion Globally by 2029
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Medical News
Cannabis is now approved for treating various ailments, including restlessness, muscle tightness, persistent discomfort, and the reduction of vomiting and illness caused by chemotherapy. The majority of businesses are making rapid progress in their research into the potential of therapeutic cannabis and hemp. CHICAGO - Data Bridge Market research h
Is Delta-8 THC actually Synthetic or Natural? (And Why It Matters!)
420 Intel
Technology
The confusion as to whether it is synthetic or not comes into play when there is human involvement in the mass production of THC. This article originally appeared on Cannabis.net and has been reposted with permission. A lot of people are perplexed about the present state of things in relation to delta-8 THC. This is a cannabinoid that can be retrie
Cannabis stores start shutting down, 'collateral damage' from B.C. General Employees Union strike
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Business & Finance
“The economic impact is large. It just doesn't seem fair that an entire industry is going to get destroyed as collateral damage for someone else's decisions.” B.C. cannabis stores have already begun shutting down as their only supply source has been cut off by a 10-day-old B.C. General Employees Union strike at government distribution warehouses. O
Office of Cannabis Policy hosts town-hall Discussion on Industry
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Business & Finance
To take the temperature of stakeholders involved, the office hopes to open up a conversation to better meet industry needs. BANGOR - To open up a conversation about the industry, the Office of Cannabis Policy hosted a listening event on Wednesday to speak on policy and questions with the public.  The town-hall style event aimed to gain a diverse pe
Can I get a DUI for using Marijuana?
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Cannabis News
News 6 traffic expert answers viewer questions. ORLANDO - News 6 traffic safety expert Trooper Steve Montiero answers viewer questions about the rules of the road every week, helping Orlando-area residents become better drivers by being better educated. Trooper Steve on Thursday was asked, “Can you be charged with a DUI for using marijuana?” “Yes,”
Medical Marijuana policies for Schools in the Works
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Politics
The first day of classes is just around the corner and this year, some Rhode Island students will soon be able to take medical marijuana at school. "It's about providing health equity, student health equity,” said Linda Mendonca, President of the National Association of School Nurses and a consultant for the Rhode Island Department of Health. NBC 1
County eases strict Marijuana Zoning Requirements
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Business & Finance
The new zoning rules make it easier to gain Pima County approval for new marijuana dispensaries, manufacturing facilities and cultivation businesses. “It aligns more closely with the city’s (Tucson) codes, as in the dimensions and setbacks,” said Chris Poirier, deputy director of Pima County development services. “Even with the Type III permits, it

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