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Lowcountry hemp farmers use new technology to break stigma around hemp
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Technology
  When you think of hemp, you might think of a cannabis variation like CBD or THC, but leaders of a new facility in Orangeburg County hope to change that. Leaders with BrightMa Farms say they’re doing it by using technology. It's an effort to reveal the benefits of hemp that many people may not know of. Before hemp farming was legal in South Caroli
Why are so many Americans in legal states still dying from alcohol-related causes?
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Medical News
Throughout the past decade, the phrase “Cannabis is Safer Than Alcohol” has become the official slogan for why the average stoner should damn well be able to appreciate the same freedom as those who enjoy a stiff drink. After all, pot is arguably less risky than the sauce Americans pour down their gullets during sporting events, weekends, or any ot
A 'recalcitrant boomer': GOP Congressman criticizes Biden for 'betrayal on marijuana'
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Politics
  Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) from Florida, called President Joe Biden a “recalcitrant boomer” criticizing him over the lack of marijuana reform, a policy change that he campaigned on, reported Marijuana Moment. (Benzinga) The Congressman made the ageist comments during an episode of his podcast “Firebrand.” He contrasted his stance toward legalization aga
PJET partners with PURA to build student housing from hemp disrupting $600 billion lumber market
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Technology
 Priority Aviation, Inc. (OTC Pink: PJET) (“PJET”) today announced the company has partnered with Puration, Inc. (OTC Pink: PURA) to build student housing from hemp. PJET is a technology company focused on student life.  The company’s core technology is its soon to be launched Student Housing By Owner (SHBO) APP designed to connect communities loca
Acreage sells cannabis facility in Oregon, makes changes to dispensaries, here are the details
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Technology
Acreage Holdings, Inc. has completed the sale of its cultivation and processing facility in Medford, Oregon, and in conjunction with the sale, closed its dispensary in Powell, Oregon. Total consideration for the sale of the Medford cultivation and processing facility was $2 million, including $0.75 million paid to Acreage in February 2021, $0.5 mil
Grows Space New England presents its take on the Massachusetts cannabis market at the Cannabis Capital Conference
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Technology
Robert Wolf, Managing Executive at Grow Space New England was a guest speaker at Benzinga’s Cannabis Capital Conference (CCC). (Benzinga) Grow Space New England operates as a gateway to cannabis cultivation in Massachusetts. The company finds legally compliant sites, gets the necessary construction permits, then constructs greenhouse and outdoor gr
New Hampshire Senate votes down plan to allow small amounts of legal marijuana
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Politics
Supporters say legalization would bring NH in line with other New England states Any hope for some form of marijuana legalization this year in Concord went up in smoke Thursday in the state Senate. A bipartisan majority of state senators shot down a proposal that would have made legal the possession of up to three-fourths of an ounce of marijuana a
Pennsylvania is feeling the pressure of neighboring states’ passage of adult-use marijuana
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Politics
What a move to greener pastures might look like. Will bipartisan talks in Harrisburg finally spark recreational marijuana legalization, or is the latest effort to go green destined to go up in smoke? With neighboring states including Maryland, New York and New Jersey establishing their own private adult-use cannabis markets, Pennsylvania may be fee
Medical marijuana industry booming in Florida in last two years
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Business & Finance
As in other states that have legalized medical marijuana, Florida has seen a huge increase in doctors, users and dispensary businesses in the last few years, thanks in part to the COVID-10 pandemic. “Cannabis is one of the few industries in the world that grew during the pandemic,” Javier Hasse, of Benzinga, which tracks business trends, told the S
How marijuana laws have progressed across the South so far this year
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Politics
As a region, the South has been comparably slow to embrace marijuana reform until recently. In the last year, Mississippi and Alabama lawmakers legalized the use of marijuana for qualified medical conditions. Louisiana has taken several steps to expand its medical marijuana program, including authorizing the use of cannabis in its raw flower form.
What are the dangers of synthetic weed?
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Medical News
“Bliss,” “Bombay Blue,” “Genie,” “K2,” “Spice” — those aren’t fragrances or happy hour cocktails. They’re names for synthetic cannabis, or marijuana or weed. While products like K2 synthetic marijuana are often marketed as safe alternatives to natural marijuana, they’re anything but. How dangerous is synthetic marijuana and what can it do to your b
Forget coffee and energy drinks — Cannabis is the best energy booster, says new study
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Medical News
For those that end up unproductive with THC, even at small doses, you can also try CBD products which has been shown in studies to fight daytime sleepiness. Adults are extremely prone to fatigue. With so many things that cause it in our daily lives, ranging from lack of sleep to parenting, lack of exercise, stress, and much more, it’s not uncommon
CBD of Denver expands into Europe's largest cannabis market
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Medical News
CBD of Denver, Inc. (OTC Pink: CBDD), a distributor of CBD and unique CBD products sold in Switzerland and throughout Europe, is pleased to announce its expansion into the German medical cannabis market with the hiring of Bijan Hezarkhani to lead CBD of Denver's growth in this fast growing European market. Bijan has extensive experience in the cann
Rare cannabis research operation planned in Brunswick
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Technology
Florida-based Maridose LLC has set up shop in TechPlace, a business incubator facility at Brunswick Landing and is seeking federal approval to grow pot for research. A Florida-based research firm is in the final stages of obtaining a rare federal license to grow cannabis for medical research in Maine. Maridose LLC is one of at least 37 companies th
Politicians smoking weed to get elected — Is this the cool new trend?
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Politics
  Candidates like Thomas McDermott and Gary Chambers will continue to spring up at this crucial junction where cannabis legalization is almost a reality. Toking in campaigns adverts looks to be the latest political trend among aspiring government officeholders. In the last election cycle, Indiana politicians were all about kissing babies and being
Local cannabis study to determine efficacy of CBD oil
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Medical News
It is hoped a Shepparton research project will unearth answers on the effects of cannabis oils in cannabis users. The 12-week project is seeking anonymous participants to determine the efficacy of Cannabidiol oil for mood and sleep issues in cannabis users. The study, led by Shepparton-based Professor Edward Ogden, will include 33 participants who
Beto O’Rourke says Texas can learn from Oklahoma by expanding Medicaid, legalizing marijuana
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Politics
The Sooner State also partners with Native American tribes on casino gambling, which attracts hoards of Texans. At a packed 903 Brewers in Sherman, Beto O’Rourke was asked how close are Texans to being able to legally gamble. “I think we’re like 35 miles from that, right?” O’Rourke said as the Sherman brewery crowd broke into laughter on April 21.
Amid federal delays, can marijuana companies break their slump?
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Business & Finance
Is pot in a ‘regulatory recession’? More U.S. states are headed toward allowing the sale of recreational cannabis, including New Jersey this month, giving some analysts hope that the swoon hitting publicly traded pot companies may come to an end.  It’s been quite a rut. The shares of Curaleaf Holdings, Green Thumb Industries and Trulieve Cannabis h

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