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Hawaii representative announces plan to legalize Pot in 2023
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Hawaii representative announces plan to legalize Pot in 2023 Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023 While some states on the mainland are enjoying recreational cannabis sales, Hawaii advocates and legislators are gearing up to tackle adult-use in their own state. On Jan. 11, members from Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), the Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii,
Medical Marijuana use by city employees among topics of council-mayor retreat
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Medical Marijuana use by city employees among topics of council-mayor retreat Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023 The annual City Council-mayor retreat Wednesday was a first step in the joint effort to set the city of Tulsa's priorities for the upcoming year. Among highlights of that discussion: city staff with medical marijuana patient licenses. C
Minnesota adult-Use Legalization Bill Clears First Hurdle
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Minnesota adult-Use Legalization Bill Clears First Hurdle Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023 The sponsor of the Minnesota measure says there’s still a long road ahead. Democratic lawmakers in Minnesota have begun their push for marijuana legalization, with a bill clearing the first of many legislative hurdles this week. The bill “cleared the first
How a Marijuana 'crop plague' could force growers to change their practices
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How a Marijuana 'crop plague' could force growers to change their practices Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023 While the state’s marijuana business continues to boom, cannabis growers in Massachusetts — already facing tough business setbacks in a competitive and volatile market — are scrambling to ward off a rapidly spreading and highly infectious
How to germinate Cannabis seeds: start and plant weed seeds
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How to germinate Cannabis seeds: start and plant weed seeds Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023 So, you’ve finally taken the leap and you’re ready to grow your own marijuana? If you’re here, you’ve probably even bought the seeds already… But let’s face it − if you don’t germinate seeds the right way, they’ll die. As simple as that. And let me tell
Who's winning and who's losing in recreational Cannabis
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Who's winning and who's losing in recreational Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023 The city has not released the names of the businesses that were turned down for recreational pot retail licenses. The latest: Detroit awarded 33 licenses last month for dispensaries to start selling nonmedical cannabis after a long-delayed process to set up
70-year-old woman convicted of trafficking nearly 200 pounds of Marijuana
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70-year-old woman convicted of trafficking nearly 200 pounds of Marijuana Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023 CORPUS CHRISTI - A 70-year-old woman was convicted of trafficking nearly 200 pounds of marijuana with the intent to distribute according to U.S Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani. The Department of Justice states that Diana Vela drove a Ford Fusio
Stevensville Marijuana issue to be decided by voters in May election
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Stevensville Marijuana issue to be decided by voters in May election Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023 Residents of Stevensville will get to decide whether or not marijuana retail businesses are allowed in the village. After a successful petition and loud opposition by anti-pot business group “Friends of Stevensville,” the village board of truste
Minnesota lawmakers start down path to legalizing Marijuana
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Minnesota lawmakers start down path to legalizing Marijuana Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023 ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Legislature embarked on a path toward legalizing recreational marijuana for adults Wednesday when a legislative committee held the first hearing of the year on a bill that backers say is designed to avoid the pitfalls experienced
2,000 marijuana grow licenses ID'd as potentially illegal, Oklahoma agency says
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2,000 marijuana grow licenses ID'd as potentially illegal, Oklahoma agency says Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023 About 2,000 medical marijuana licenses have been identified by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs as potentially unlawful, an agency spokesman says. Mark Woodward of the OBNDD said those licenses are suspected of eit
Where will Connecticut’s Marijuana tax go?
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Where will Connecticut’s Marijuana tax go? Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023 NEW HAVEN - Within seven hours of opening adult-use marijuana sales on Tuesday in Connecticut, the state had already reported that $250,000 worth had been sold. And, because 20% of the price of marijuana is tax, the state is anticipating a windfall of funds. The state la
Recreational cannabis bill advances in Minnesota House
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Recreational cannabis bill advances in Minnesota House Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023 An adult-use cannabis bill clears the first legislative hurdle, passing the House Commerce Committee. ST PAUL - A Minnesota House panel Wednesday gave the green light to this year's version of the recreational cannabis bill. The Commerce Committee was the fir
State legislators consider employment protections for Cannabis users
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State legislators consider employment protections for Cannabis users Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023 Cannabis is legal in Washington, but so is employment discrimination against cannabis users. A new bill in the state Senate looks to address that issue. The bill, Senate Bill 5123, was filed by state Sen. Karen Keiser, a Des Moines Democrat, and
Why use of Marijuana & alcohol during pregnancy is risky
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Why use of Marijuana & alcohol during pregnancy is risky Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023 More pregnant women are using cannabis to relieve unpleasant symptoms such as nausea, pain and general morning sickness. According to research published last year in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, pregnant women were roughly 4.6 times more
Teen sent to prison for Marijuana-related killing
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Teen sent to prison for Marijuana-related killing Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023 A Steelton teen has pleaded guilty to murdering a 20-year-old man who tried to steal marijuana from him in 2021. Steven Roman, 17, pleaded guilty in December to third-degree murder in the killing of Ke’Shawn Carter, and was sentenced to eight to 20 years in state
Google changes its CBD advertising policies
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Google changes its CBD advertising policies Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023 Cannabis advertising has always been a precarious art. From first amendment commercial speech issues to zealous state marketing and promotion regulations to false claim lawsuits, cannabis advertising can go down some dark rabbit holes. Notoriously, tech giants like Inst
ID soon required to buy Cannabis buds
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ID soon required to buy Cannabis buds Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 11, 2023 Thai nationals seeking to purchase cannabis buds will soon have to show their ID cards, with sales information recorded on a government database, according to the Department for the Development of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine (DTAM). Thongchai Lertwilairattanapon
Recreational pot sales double in Maine
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Recreational pot sales double in Maine Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 11, 2023 Legal sales launched in 2020. Adult-use cannabis sales soared last year in Maine, nearly doubling the total for 2021. The local news outlet Masthead Maine, citing data that was released by the Maine Office of Cannabis Policy, reports that the “state’s licensed adult-use reta

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