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Study explores automatically sealing records on Cannabis crimes that are Now Legal
420 Intel
Medical News
Clark County is looking to make it easier for people who have old, low-level cannabis convictions on their records — years after the state legalized recreational marijuana use — to keep that information out of the public domain where it could still have consequences for their jobs and housing searches. At a Clark County Commission meeting earlier t
Here’s when New York State will start accepting Dispensary Applications
420 Intel
Business & Finance
Starting with applicants who have been “justice-involved” is called the Seeding Opportunity Initiative, with New York said to be the first state to implement the approach. Cannabis regulators in New York State (NYS) announced last week that they would accept dispensary applications starting Aug. 25 and that these initial applications will be reserv
California cops bust berry big Bud Farm
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Cannabis News
Squat berry plants do little to conceal tall hoop houses containing illegal cannabis. A massive illegal cannabis grow-op made up of almost 300 greenhouses containing about 14,000 illegal plants was recently found amidst a berry farm in northern Monterey County, Calif. “The illegal operation was hidden on a berry farm in unincorporated Salinas, Cali
'I'm going back to Texas': Battle over marijuana spreads in Hunterdon County
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Business & Finance
LEBANON TOWNSHIP – The opposition to marijuana cultivation facilities, which have roiled several Hunterdon County communities, has spread to Lebanon Township where the municipal Planning Board is scheduled to begin hearing a proposal for a facility Tuesday evening. The NAR Group, of Warren Township, wants to open a 20,000-square-foot medical mariju
Alabama Medical Marijuana Board approves License Changes
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Business & Finance
MONTGOMERY -  A set of proposed new rules regulating the introduction of medical marijuana in Alabama were approved last week, according to the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC). On Thursday, August 11, the commission approved a plan that will start the process of licensing companies wanting to take part in the state’s new medical marijuan
D.C. to crack down on marijuana gifting shops
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Business & Finance
A D.C. task force will begin cracking down on I-71 shops that gift marijuana in exchange for purchases.   Catch up quick: Such gifting shops cropped up after a 2014 law legalized possessing small amounts of marijuana in D.C., but not buying or selling it. The businesses sell products and services and offer marijuana to patrons under a loophole in t
Tuscaloosa City Council debating medical Marijuana Dispensiaries
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Business & Finance
Medical marijuana could soon be legal in Tuscaloosa. “First of all, it was passed by the Alabama legislature a little over a year ago, and now it is up to each individual municipality to license them,” Tuscaloosa City Council President Kip Tyner said. Original link
NY applications for cannabis dispensaries start August 25
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Business & Finance
ALBANY - The Office of Cannabis Management announced it will be accepting applications for conditional adult-use retail dispensaries starting August 25. New York is one of 19 states that’s legalized recreational cannabis. The retail licenses will prioritize people who have been previously convicted of marijuana-related crimes and have experience op
How Medicinal Cannabis saved Australian Basketball Legend
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Medical News
Aussie basketball legend Lauren Jackson was a pain-riddled 'zombie' before medicinal cannabis allowed her to make a remarkable comeback aged 41​​ Aussie basketball legend Lauren Jackson just wanted to be able to go to the gym and pick up her kids again, but thanks to medicinal cannabis she's preparing to play in the World Cup an astonishing 25 year
Wait, Should I Buy Weed From My Dealer Or The Dispensary?
420 Intel
Business & Finance
There are a number of pros that favor the use of dealers (not that we are advising you to) and also those that favor dispensaries. This article originally appeared on Cannabis.net and has been reposted with permission. The question of where to get weed from should be expected to have a straightforward answer, right? Wrong. For many cannabis users,
Cannabis Cafe opens up in Bangkok just weeks after Thailand Decriminalised the Drug
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Business & Finance
A Cannabis Cafe has opened up in Bangkok just weeks after Thailand decriminalised the drug. Thailand became the first Southeast Asian country to legalise cannabis for medical use back in 2018. But it wasn't until June this year that it was officially decriminalised. The business opportunities afforded by the move did not go unexploited. Original li
Cookies Cannabis opens its first Florida Dispensary in Miami
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Business & Finance
Cannabis mega-brand Cookies finally made its highly-anticipated debut in Florida, entering the Sunshine State’s billion-dollar medical marijuana market. On August 13th, Cookies opened its first Florida dispensary in Miami, marking its 52nd location globally. The 3,100 square foot location is situated conveniently near downtown and the airport on 40
Why Tobacco Prices are rising in the U.S. while those for weed are dropping — and what that Means for Consumers
420 Intel
Business & Finance
Tax collected from cannabis is oftentimes used for programs that tend to benefit the U.S. state in which the weed is purchased. People who are frequent cannabis purchasers in the U.S. have likely noticed that some of their favourite cannabis products have stayed the same price, or even gone down over the last year. An initial reaction is likely not
Driving while high: NJ Cannabis Industry holds Keys to Message
420 Intel
Politics
A survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found 95% of respondents feel there is some sort of danger in driving a car while over the legal alcohol limit, but fewer than 7 in 10 felt the same way about consuming cannabis before getting behind the wheel. That's something New Jersey needs to consider as it continues to shape its recreational
What Is CBDA And How Does It Help The Human Body?
420 Intel
Medical News
Researchers believe that CBDA could be the next big medication for treating and maintaining overall mental and physical well-being. Cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) is a minor cannabinoid with significant medicinal promise. Recent research suggests that CBDA could be an alternative treatment for managing or curing inflammation, anxiety, cancer, and seizur
What Is CBDA And How Does It Help The Human Body?
420 Intel
Technology
Researchers believe that CBDA could be the next big medication for treating and maintaining overall mental and physical well-being. Cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) is a minor cannabinoid with significant medicinal promise. Recent research suggests that CBDA could be an alternative treatment for managing or curing inflammation, anxiety, cancer, and seizur
Almost 17,000 illegal Cannabis Plants found in 87 Greenhouses in Oregon
420 Intel
Politics
Grow conservatively estimated to have used enough water to fill 50 average-sized swimming pools Charges are reportedly pending for suspects after a multi-force team busted an illegal cannabis grow-op in Oregon that covered almost six acres of land. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) reports that detectives with the Illegal Marijuana Enforce
Recreational cannabis is on the ballot in November. Critics are urging Voters to read the Fine Print
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Business & Finance
Critics of the Legal Missouri amendment say it furthers the mistakes of the state’s medical marijuana market and will continue to push out minority growers and small businesses. Missouri voters will have the chance to legalize recreational cannabis for adults 21 and older in November. If the constitutional amendment, called Legal Missouri (Amendmen

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