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Wisconsin Governor pardons several with cannabis convictions
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Politics
Tony Evers, the first-term Democrat, has been a vocal supporter of bringing cannabis legalization to Wisconsin. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Friday announced dozens of new pardons, including nine for individuals previously convicted for cannabis-related offenses. “There is power in redemption and forgiveness, especially for folks who’ve been workin
Marijuana breathalyzers: Cannabix Technologies correlates THC in breath & blood in new experimental study
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Technology
Cannabix Technologies Inc. reported that it has successfully tested a supplemental version of its FAIMS technology for the detection of delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and related analytes in human breath in an independent experimental study. (Benzinga) The study showed a correlation between breath samples collected and analyzed with Cannabix har
Ballot measure to allow Missouri voters to decide future of recreational cannabis
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Politics
There are more than 181,000 Missourians carrying medical marijuana cards. Missouri marijuana laws could soon go up in smoke after "Legal Missouri 2022" delivered enough signatures to put recreational marijuana on the ballot this November. There are more than 181,000 Missourians carrying medical marijuana cards currently. “There’s certainly a lot mo
South Carolina’s medical marijuana bill ruled unconstitutional, but sponsor vows to keep fighting
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Politics
On May 4, 2022, South Carolina’s medical marijuana bill — SB 150, also known as the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act — was ruled unconstitutional by the state’s House of Representatives. The constitutional challenge was mounted by Rep. John McCravy, who argued that because the bill involves the creation of a new tax, specifically on medical ca
Israeli company to unveil psilocybin nasal spray system
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Medical News
A modern approach to delivering small doses of psilocybin for the treatment of mental conditions is coming to fruition in Israel. Israeli biopharmaceutical company Madrigal Mental Care will unveil novel nanotechnology to deliver psilocybin via nasal spray for the treatment and prevention of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at Biomed Israel 202
Schumer pushes back release for Senate legalization bill
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Politics
Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is backtracking after saying the legislation would be unveiled this month. The wait for the Senate’s version of a cannabis legalization bill will continue for months, with Democratic leaders in the chamber indicating Thursday that it will come sometime in the summer. According to The Hill, Senate Majo
Michigan regulators say no to THC from hemp
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Business & Finance
Regulators in Michigan have nixed a proposal to allow the conversion of cannabinoids derived from hemp into THC. Regulators in Michigan announced on Friday that a plan to allow cannabinoids derived from hemp to be processed into THC would be withdrawn from consideration. The announcement came only two days after the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Ag
Steep Hill enters license agreement for a licensed lab in Vermont
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Technology
Steep Hill also announces grant of stock options Steep Hill Inc. (CSE:STPH) ("Steep Hill" or the "Company"), a pioneer and leader in cannabis analytical testing announces that it has entered into a licensing agreement (the "Licence Agreement") with SH Lab Holdings LLC ("Steep Hill Vermont"), expanding its network of licensees to the state of Vermon
Growing hemp's ag-tech potential
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Technology
The transition from academia to manufacturing was challenging for Michael Long, but he was able to use his experience in natural science to start a company with the mission of bringing an eco-friendly alternative to the textile industry. Long is the founder and vice president of operations at Renaissance Fiber, a manufacturer of hemp fiber. The sta
With a $120 million war chest, Brightseed is unlocking the fat-fighting power of hemp
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Technology
The AI-powered company is unlocking the hidden healing potential of plants by finding active compounds that could target specific conditions. Next up: diabetes and sleep disorders. For six weeks in July 2017, Lee Chae, a Stanford-educated plant biologist, sat at his kitchen table in San Francisco—where he can smell and hear the Pacific Ocean—and op
Grow-lamp-loving, water-sucking marijuana plants aren’t so green
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Technology
Pot’s energy, water use is under scrutiny Marijuana’s reputation is about as green as they come. Not only is it an oxygen-producing and carbon-dioxide-absorbing plant, its alternative-medicine bona fides and hippie ethos are often associated with the environmental movement. Yet cannabis plants suck up around twice as much water as maize, soybeans,
Legal U.S. states are rushing to study the mental health impact of high-potency cannabis
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Medical News
There are several studies on the topic of cannabis concentrates and psychosis expected this year. Cannabis legalization has picked up speed in the U.S. over the last few years. The topic has become one of those unlikely things that people with differing political parties agree on, a substance that is now accepted, if not embraced, by many. Still, p
State-by-state guide to cannabis age requirements
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Politics
While you may want to buy legal cannabis at the age of 18, that will be quite impossible since provisions and policies put in place by weed legalized states do not permit it. Election Day 2012 saw voters in Colorado approve a ballot initiative to legalize the recreational sale and use of cannabis. This bold step by the citizens of Colorado saw the
5 Unique Mother’s Day cannabis gifts based on mom’s love language
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Cannabis News
There are many new and fun ways to spoil mom this year. Take it to the next level this time around by considering what will make them feel most loved. Mother’s Day is Sunday, and it’s time to show them just how much they mean to us. Moms, maternal figures, and caregivers give us so much of their time and energy year and after, it’s only deserving t
Since when!? Troops can Use CBD Products Thanks To This Congressional Move
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Politics
Since July of 2020, military service members have been allowed to use CBD products, after the House of Representatives approved a measure permitting the use of hemp products as well as its derivatives. The measure passed by a vote of 336 to 71. The initiative was led by Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, who is also a military veteran. Military Troops And
The latest pro sports team in Colorado is sponsored by a cannabis brand
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Business & Finance
“We’re incredibly proud to be the first cannabis company to sponsor Colorado’s first professional ultimate disc team and hope this will drive a movement toward the acceptance of cannabis in professional sports.” Colorado’s first professional ultimate disc team has announced its newest sponsor. Local dispensary Star Buds will have its logo featured
stupidDOPE launches cannabis + CBD industry focused big data & content distribution agency
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Technology
StupidDOPE LLC (or “stupidDOPE") announced today the launch of an in-house brand marketing, content distribution and big data advertising agency serving the Cannabis and CBD industry. With a focus on big data and content distribution partnerships within the cannabis industry, the lifestyle brand will help companies intelligently target and engage i
Medical cannabis bill likely dead in South Carolina legislature
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Politics
An effort to save a bill that would legalize medical cannabis in South Carolina failed on Wednesday in the state legislature, dimming its prospects this year. The State newspaper of Columbia, South Carolina reports that “House lawmakers on Wednesday voted 59-55 against an appeal proposed by House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, D-Richland, to keep

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