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Underage and shopping for cannabis? Good luck scoring in this U.S. State
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Politics
Colorado regulators shared that licensed retailers have 98 per cent compliance for checking IDs. Now that cannabis is legal in more U.S. states, some people are concerned about teens and access. And while access surrounding the drug might push some young people to try it or to fear it less, legal retailers, at least those in Colorado, are doing eve
How Would The Cannabis Administration And Opportunity Act Work?
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Politics
Is the CAOA a perfect model for legalization? Probably not, as I am not sure there is a way to legalize cannabis that will please everyone. However, it is comprehensive and would completely change the cannabis industry. A few weeks ago, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Sen. Cory Boo
Legal Marijuana sales Grow in July
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Medical News
JONESBORO — Medical marijuana dispensaries in Arkansas sold 4,171 pounds of cannabis in July, with patients spending a total of $23.3 million. Craighead County’s two dispensaries accounted for a large share of that, according to a report from Scott Hardin, spokesman for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission. CROP, the dispensary at 2929 S. Cara
Cannabis goes mainstream in the US, with campaign Offering Customers a choice of ‘Vibes’
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Business & Finance
If you want to see what the legalization of marijuana looks like for marketers, watch the American ad for cannabis brand Viola, in which people are openly smoking the product and enjoying its benefits. The campaign launches the “Viola Vibes System” which simplifies the dizzying choice of cannabis on the market. Whether you want to “Kick Back,” “Get
Public tip leads U.K. police to illegal cannabis grow with 1,000-plus plants
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Politics
Local police say a U.K. neighborhood has been safer after a tip from the public allowed police to home in on an illegal cannabis grow housing 1,021 plants. Officers with the Merseyside Police made the discovery at a property in West Derby after receiving a report at 12:20 p.m. on Aug. 8, notes a police statement. The caller noted that plants were b
Legal Cannabis Use needs Workplace Protections, Some States Say
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Politics
California legislators are primed to follow a few pioneering states when they decide whether to advance a bill granting employees statutory protections to use cannabis. If the proposal becomes law, California will become the seventh state to protect adults who legally use cannabis from employer sanctions. An additional 15 states have narrower laws
Black Farmers Feel Left Out Of Medical Marijuana System
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Medical News
FLORIDA - Nearly six years ago, the Florida Legislature set aside a medical marijuana license for a Black farmer like John Allen to join the burgeoning industry. But the license still has not been issued by the Florida Department of Health, which regulates the industry. aim of the Legislature in 2016. In the intervening years, the licenses have gen
Alton City Council to discuss future of marijuana stores
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Business & Finance
There will be a handful of property demolitions on the next Alton City Council meeting agenda, but the focus may also be on the future of recreational and medicinal marijuana stores in the city. Third Ward Alderman Ray Strebel introduced two resolutions to facilitate the discussion of zoning for the stores, and add a section to the city code to ref
A lesson on marijuana and THC legislation shared in Pequot Lakes
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Cannabis News
PEQUOT LAKES — Pequot Lakes Police Sgt. Ryan Franz educated the city council on recent legislation that makes it legal in Minnesota to sell certain edibles and beverages infused with tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the cannabis ingredient extracted from hemp. “Every regional group I’m involved in … this has been a topic that has come up,” City Admini
Essential Guide To Microdosing And Macrodosing Cannabis
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Medical News
Consumers now have the liberty of choosing from so many products and methods of consumption that you can tailor your dose and experience just the way you like it. Microdosing is a form of consuming drugs in such a way that you avoid getting extremely high. Once associated with psychedelic and hallucinogenic drugs such as magic mushrooms and LSD, mo
Hermosa Beach Council votes to allow Cannabis Home Delivery
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Business & Finance
A city sponsored survey released in March, 2022 found Hermosa Beach residents favor retail cannabis sales in the city by a 10 percent margin. Source: FM3 Research Cannabis home delivery in Hermosa Beach will become legal under an ordinance approved by the city council on a four to one vote at its Tuesday, August 9 meeting. Original link
Hermosa Beach Council votes to allow Cannabis Home Delivery
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Politics
A city sponsored survey released in March, 2022 found Hermosa Beach residents favor retail cannabis sales in the city by a 10 percent margin. Source: FM3 Research Cannabis home delivery in Hermosa Beach will become legal under an ordinance approved by the city council on a four to one vote at its Tuesday, August 9 meeting. Council members who favor
Plans roll forward with proposed Westland Marijuana Facility
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Business & Finance
The quest for Westland to become a major destination in the marijuana industry took another step this month. A third marijuana business, this one planned on the north side of Cherry Hill west of Newburgh, recently received recommendation from the city's planning commission for a special land use and site plan.  The business, which would be a colloc
Ukraine’s battle for Medical Cannabis – the Campaigners on the Frontline
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Politics
Advocates in Ukraine have called on the global cannabis community for support. While the war against Russia rages on, medical cannabis advocates in Ukraine say access is vital as the country faces an impending mental health crisis.  “The smell of cannabis in Europe always gave me a sense of freedom,” says Nazariy Sovsun, a resident in the city of K
Ukraine’s battle for Medical Cannabis – the Campaigners on the Frontline
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Cannabis News
Advocates in Ukraine have called on the global cannabis community for support. While the war against Russia rages on, medical cannabis advocates in Ukraine say access is vital as the country faces an impending mental health crisis.  “The smell of cannabis in Europe always gave me a sense of freedom,” says Nazariy Sovsun, a resident in the city of K
Cannabis And Lower COVID Hospitalizations: Is There A Connection? Here’s What A New Study Found
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Medical News
The authors stated that “the better results could be due to the medicinal properties, including anti-inflammatory effects, of some cannabinoids.”   A new study found that “cannabis consumption is associated with lower COVID-19 severity among hospitalized patients.” (Benzinga) According to the researchers “cannabis may actually lead to reduced disea
Legalization of recreational marijuana will be on the Missouri ballot in November
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Business & Finance
Missouri voters will have the ability to legalize recreational marijuana use through a constitutional amendment, now that the petition has gained enough signatures to go on the ballot.     Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft ruled on two petitions Tuesday. One, dealing with ranked choice voting, did not gain enough signatures, but the petition on recre
Cannabis Security: 3 Legal Considerations When Working at Dispensaries
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Business & Finance
Imagine seeing robbers sawing through the ceiling, descending with ropes, and heisting everything from a vault room in a style reminiscent of the 2001 Ocean’s Eleven movie. While the movie was about a casino heist, similar heists of cannabis outlets have taken place. Original link

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