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Congressman says ending Cannabis testing could help solve Labour Disputes
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Politics
Removing mandatory drug tests for railroad workers would encourage more people to apply for positions and offer employees more security A congressman from Oregon claims that ending cannabis testing might help resolve the increase in disputes between railroad workers and their employees, which could have ramifications for the entire U.S. Representat
BUSINESS Denver City Council considers changes to Marijuana Rules in effort to bolster Delivery
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Politics
Currently, only one in 20 Denver dispensaries offer delivery services. DENVER - Denver City Council will consider a proposal Monday to drastically cut license fees for marijuana delivery services and extend -- forever -- a requirement that delivery company owners come from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. The current "social equity" mandate is s
California becomes 7th State to protect Workers who smoke Marijuana off-the-clock
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Medical News
It along with another bill were meant to "unwind California's failed history of cannabis prohibition," according to Newsom's office. CALIFORNIA, USA — With a swipe of his pen, Gov. Gavin Newsom made California the seventh state to protect workers who smoke marijuana while off-the-clock. The bill was among a series of cannabis-related bills that exp
Forget Croptober. Here Comes Crashtober.
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Business & Finance
With major cannabis companies posting massive losses and investor capital drying up, the fall of fail may be upon us. Like California fire season, “Croptober”—the term for the annual flood of sungrown cannabis entering the market during the fall harvest and the subsequent price shock, as supply on hand far outstrips demand—is now a yearlong phenome
Cannabis-friendly Hotels target high-end Travelers
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Cannabis News
Though the cannabis legalization movement in the U.S. has spawned plenty of "bud and breakfasts" and weed-friendly, budget hotels, a handful of boutique hoteliers are targeting the high-end cannabis traveler - no pun intended. Expansion at the sector's more premium end comes as the number of Americans interested in cannabis-related travel has swell
Top 5 most popular types of Marijuana Packaging
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Business & Finance
Here are some of the most popular and noteworthy approaches to weed packaging today to help you get a sense of how far this simple afterthought has evolved into a deciding factor in the industry. Marijuana used to come in little, difficult to open yet easy to rip baggies. If the supplier happened to be in a festive mood, maybe the bag had some tree
Midwest marijuana: Of the 2 local states where recreational weed is legal, Michigan outpaces Illinois in many areas
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Business & Finance
  “Pure Michigan” may evoke visions of beaches and cherry pie to some, but for cannabis consumers, it means clouds of smoke and bargains on weed. The state’s brand is clear in the online social media site Reddit, which features a page dedicated to Illinois marijuana users — who often make longing references to Michigan’s cannabis scene. “Why can’t
Quebec ban on homegrown Cannabis Plants unconstitutional, lawyer tells Supreme Court
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Politics
It's up to province to regulate how cannabis is consumed, says lawyer for Quebec. In front of a packed courtroom in Quebec City, the Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments Thursday on the constitutionality of a Quebec law that forbids people from growing cannabis plants for personal use. Janick Murray-Hall is challenging the ban on the grounds tha
East Bay city adds its first downtown Cannabis Dispensary
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Business & Finance
Retail FUEL dispensary will be located at former dance studio site. ANTIOCH - Antioch has approved its first downtown cannabis dispensary after revisiting a proposal that was denied weeks earlier. Mayor Lamar Thorpe brought back the item to the council after a check with the city’s legal team revealed that City Councilwoman Monica Wilson did not ne
Idaho Department of Agriculture stopping sale of pet CBD and hemp products
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Cannabis News
BOISE - Starting Nov. 1, all stores will have to stop selling pet CBD and hemp products. For pet supply store Bark N' Purr, owner Jennifer Willett said this will not only have an impact on her store but also the customers. "We have had people in the store crying. We have had testimonials on social media. We have had phone calls. Just people saying
Alabama is reportedly jailing pregnant Cannabis Users and not allowing them to Post Bail
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Cannabis News
A pregnant woman in Alabama was kept in jail for three months after officials learned that she had smoked cannabis and, reportedly, she’s not the only one. On May 25, the 23-year-old woman was pulled over for a routine traffic stop when officers noticed a small amount of marijuana in her car. When she admitted that she had smoked weed two days earl
Nevada district Judge rules Cannabis can no longer be Classified as a Schedule 1 Drug
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Politics
With medical cannabis programs deeply entrenched in the state of Nevada, cannabis’ designation appears to fly in the face of well-established known medicinal uses of the drug. (Benzinga) A Nevada judge has ruled on a closely-followed lawsuit that could have precedent setting influence on a federal level. He determined that the Nevada Board of Pharm
Pardoning those convicted of Marijuana offenses the right thing to do
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Politics
The following editorial appeared in the Uniontown Herald-Standard. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Tribune-Democrat. The United States reached a milestone at the end of August that may have escaped many people’s attention. According to a Gallup poll, more Americans admitted to smoking marijuana than puffing on cigarettes. Gallup
Marijuana Black Markets flourish despite Legalization
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Politics
Despite 19 states and Washington, D.C., legalizing marijuana for recreational use, farms and sellers of the drug operating off the books continue to thrive. Marijuana remains strictly illegal at the federal level despite increasingly vocal pushes by congressional Democrats (and a smattering of Republicans) to take it off the prohibited list of drug
Cannabis data helping Regulators warm up to Industry
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Business & Finance
The leading executive for a company that provides cannabis tracking software told INN that strong data is helping US state officials warm up to the industry. The leader of a cannabis-focused software company sees the industry maturing as data brings clarity to regulators. Metrc is a provider of cannabis regulatory systems in the US, offering a soft
Dozens of cities and counties could approve new Cannabis Markets this November
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Business & Finance
Cities and counties across the state will give voters the option to legalize commercial marijuana markets this November, potentially creating up to 150 new licenses. At least 28 jurisdictions have cannabis ballot measures going before voters this fall. According to Marijuana Business Daily, that’s the largest cohort since California began regulatin
Delta 8 THC sellers warn Customers to check Products before buying
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Medical News
CARY - While marijuana is illegal in North Carolina, cannabis enthusiasts have found a loophole. Store owners can legally sell products with less than 0.3% THC -- the psychoactive compound in marijuana -- under the 2018 Farm Bill. This legislation cleared the way for products like Delta 8 to hit store shelves and gain popularity, especially in plac
Water War breaks out over Cannabis Cultivation in Santa Barbara County
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Business & Finance
Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Files Legal Papers Accusing 22 Cannabis Operations Wells of Improperly Drawing Water from Santa Ynez River. The Coalition for Responsible Cannabis filed an administrative action that if successful could wreak havoc on 22 major cannabis cultivation sites that are now drawing water from wells that draw from the Sant

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