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THC O vs. Delta 8? Synthetic Pot brings new competition to the industry
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THC O vs. Delta 8? Synthetic Pot brings new competition to the industry Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 23, 2023 Synthetic Pot Sales Reach $2 Billion Despite Safety Fears. Welcome to my latest look at the cannabis and psychedelics industries. The black market has created its share of innovations over the years, but legalization seems to have accelerated
The Legacy of the “Emperor Of Hemp”
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The Legacy of the “Emperor Of Hemp” Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 23, 2023 Jack Herer isn't just a strain. Learn more about this west coast cannabis icon and his legacy. For someone with a sought-after strain named after him, Jack Herer must have been pretty involved in the weed world. “Pretty involved” is an understatement. We’re talking about a man
New Haven concludes first week of recreational Cannabis sales
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New Haven concludes first week of recreational Cannabis sales Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 Affinity Health and Wellness, a former medical marijuana dispensary, has expanded into the adult-use market. Lines stretched out the door of Affinity Dispensary last Tuesday morning in anticipation of the 10 a.m. launch of legal recreational cannabis s
New York City Council holds hearing on illegal, unlicensed Cannabis shops
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New York City Council holds hearing on illegal, unlicensed Cannabis shops Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 NEW YORK - The City Council is trying to tackle the growing problem of unlicensed smoke shops popping up everywhere around the city. CBS2 discussed the matter with parents and even young teens, who had a chance to voice their concerns. In e
Bill proposes relaxing restrictions on low-dose Cannabis drinks
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Bill proposes relaxing restrictions on low-dose Cannabis drinks Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 Consumers will be able to purchase more low-THC liquid-infused products in a single purchase if a bill in the Legislature wins approval. "HB 1249 is necessary to ensure that the evolution of consumer preference, and access to an increasing variety of
Northampton sets limit on Cannabis shops, a first for this dispensary hub
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Northampton sets limit on Cannabis shops, a first for this dispensary hub Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 The Northampton City Council set a new limit on local cannabis dispensaries Thursday night, electing for the first time to cap the number of retail cannabis sellers in a community with among the largest populations of dispensaries in the st
'Lemon Skunk' or 'Lexikan'? A look at why CT's Cannabis has different names
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'Lemon Skunk' or 'Lexikan'? A look at why CT's Cannabis has different names Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 There are well-known cannabis strains. “Sour Diesel,” for example, or “Purple Haze,” “Wedding Cake” and “Gorilla Glue,” to name a few. No cannabis product sold in Connecticut will bear any of those names, or any name a cannabis consumer m
Question of sales tax on Marijuana discussed by Columbia City Council
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Question of sales tax on Marijuana discussed by Columbia City Council Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 The Columbia City Council on Tuesday discussed the addition of a 3% sales tax on adult-use marijuana for placement on the April ballot. It is hard to gauge how much additional revenue such a tax would bring to the city since not all of the mari
Medical freedom needs to include medical Marijuana home grow
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Medical freedom needs to include medical Marijuana home grow Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 Cannabis is now the litmus test for belief in personal freedoms and whether politicians are (or are not) elected to serve the will of the people. The voters have spoken, recent polls confirm. Apparently, Florida politicians are listening. A few months a
US Virgin Islands authorizes Recreational use of Marijuana
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US Virgin Islands authorizes Recreational use of Marijuana Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 SAN JUAN - The U.S. Virgin Islands has authorized the recreational and sacramental use of marijuana for anyone 21 and older, joining several nations across the socially conservative Caribbean that have relaxed their cannabis laws. The move has been severa
NBA Star Power comes out for a Cannabis basketball tournament at Footprint Center
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NBA Star Power comes out for a Cannabis basketball tournament at Footprint Center Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 With the support of the NBA and sponsorships from some of the biggest names in the cannabis industry, weed and basketball took center court at the home of the Phoenix Suns on January 6. The expansive lobby of the Footprint Center wa
Hollywood Legend Michael Douglas still enjoys a bit of Bud
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Hollywood Legend Michael Douglas still enjoys a bit of Bud Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 The star of Wall Street and Fatal Attraction spotted with small bag of goodies after visiting California dispensary. There was likely no age-gating required for two-time Academy Award winner Michael Douglas, who was spotted this week coming out of a pot s
Recreational Marijuana sales in Connecticut top $2 million in first week
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Recreational Marijuana sales in Connecticut top $2 million in first week Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 19, 2023 The average purchase is about $44. HARTFORD - Sales of recreational marijuana went over the $2 million mark since retail locations in Connecticut opened their doors last Tuesday. The Department of Consumer Protection said Wednesday that sale
Cannabis should be free as part of health service
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Cannabis should be free as part of health service Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 19, 2023 The government should consider making medicinal cannabis freely available as part of the Island’s health service, a States Member has said. Deputy Lyndon Farnham also believes that a flourishing medicinal-cannabis industry would have a clear economic benefit to th
Flavored Cannabis marketing is criticized for targeting kids
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Flavored Cannabis marketing is criticized for targeting kids Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 19, 2023 As New York opens more legal outlets for recreational marijuana, some public health advocates want more scrutiny on how marijuana products are being marketed to teens and young adults. NEW YORK - When New York's first licensed recreational marijuana out
County supervisors will vote on another tax break for cannabis growers - who say it’s still not enough.
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County supervisors will vote on another tax break for cannabis growers - who say it’s still not enough. Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 19, 2023 The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote on another tax break for Monterey County cannabis cultivators, who are struggling amid challenging market conditions that have forced many to scale back operations
Weed delivery driver robberies spike in Michigan
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Weed delivery driver robberies spike in Michigan Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 19, 2023 A rash of cannabis delivery driver robberies is taking Michigan by storm. A noticeable uptick in cannabis delivery driver robberies is being reported in Michigan, as authorities scramble to control the problem before it snowballs into something worse. The Michigan
Arizona Cannabis-Themed sandwich franchise hosting event on Jan 20
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Arizona Cannabis-Themed sandwich franchise hosting event on Jan 20 Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 19, 2023 Although cannabis has come a very long way since Scott Jennings, the founder of Cheba Hut (which had it’s first location in Tempe, Arizona), sparked up his first toaster sandwich 25 years ago, the brand acknowledges that there is still a long road

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