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Oklahoma will vote on marijuana legalization in March. Ohio could follow
Politics
Oklahoma will vote on marijuana legalization in March. Ohio could follow Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2023 Voters in Oklahoma will decide on State Question 820, an initiative to legalize marijuana, March 7, 2023. Voters in Ohio could decide on an initiative to legalize marijuana in November 2023. Oklahomans for Sensible Marijuana Laws, which is l
Homegrown Cannabis bill introduced in Washington House
Medical News
Homegrown Cannabis bill introduced in Washington House Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2023 SPOKANE - A bill that would make it legal for Washington adults to grow up to six cannabis plants at home is set for a public hearing in a state House committee next week. House Bill 1614 was introduced by Democratic Rep. Shelley Kloba, and is co-sponsored by
Vets warn pet owners about Cannabis poisoning as drug becomes more available
Medical News
Vets warn pet owners about Cannabis poisoning as drug becomes more available Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2023 Veterinarians say they are seeing an increase in pets accidentally ingesting cannabis as the drug becomes more readily available. Pets being poisoned by marijuana products was up over 115% in 2021 and another 38% in 2022, according to Ne
Looking for a job in the pot industry? Don't say Cannabis
Politics
Looking for a job in the pot industry? Don't say Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2023 In some ways, applying for a job in cannabis is like applying for a job in any other industry. In other ways, it's like nothing any job seeker has ever done before. That's because the industry is brand new in the state and, though it is legal in New York,
Top 3 overlooked ways to enhance your High
Technology
Top 3 overlooked ways to enhance your High Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2023 The psychotropic effects of weed are substantial. However, you might be getting less out of your high than you could be. The benefits of smoking cannabis are countless. There is a wide range of effects when it comes to enjoying this special plant, including health advant
How anxiety came to dominate the big business of Medical Marijuana
Medical News
How anxiety came to dominate the big business of Medical Marijuana Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2023 An unprecedented Spotlight PA analysis of 1 million medical marijuana certifications reveals how a change by policymakers made it possible for virtually anyone to get a card. When Lehigh Valley doctor Charles Harris started approving patients for
Jerry Garcia Marijuana brand pulls out of California amid thriving black market
Business & Finance
Jerry Garcia Marijuana brand pulls out of California amid thriving black market Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2023 The legal cannabis brand launched by the family of late Grateful Dead star Jerry Garcia has stopped operations in California amid a thriving black market for marijuana and a challenging environment for legitimate businesses. A spokesp
Willie Nelson credits Cannabis for change in his life
Cannabis News
Willie Nelson credits Cannabis for change in his life Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2023 Willie Nelson says marijuana "saved [his] life." The 89-year-old country music legend - who is due to turn 90 in April - is unsure what has kept him in such good shape as he approaches his milestone birthday but explained that as well as following a healthy di
Is Lord of the Rings' Pipe-Weed actually middle-earth's Marijuana?
Technology
Is Lord of the Rings' Pipe-Weed actually middle-earth's Marijuana? Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2023 The Lord of the Rings makes no attempt to conceal the Hobbits' love of smoking, but is their pipe-weed actually Middle-earth's version of cannabis? Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic trilogy know that Hobbits -- and Gandalf -- love to smoke pipe-weed.
Hong Kong’s ‘Dangerous Drug’ CBD ban to begin
Politics
Hong Kong’s ‘Dangerous Drug’ CBD ban to begin Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 Beginning February 1, CBD will be treated like a dangerous drug in Hong Kong. In a starkly different approach from the U.S. and many other places around the world, Hong Kong moved to ban CBD and categorize it as a dangerous drug last October, and the ban begins on Wed
Illinois accepting applications for new Cannabis dispensary licenses
Business & Finance
Illinois accepting applications for new Cannabis dispensary licenses Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 CHICAGO - People wanting to get into the cannabis business have a new chance starting Monday. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation is accepting applications for 55 more cannabis dispensary licenses. Those licenses wil
Baked or mashed? Drugs found hidden inside bag of frozen potatoes
Politics
Baked or mashed? Drugs found hidden inside bag of frozen potatoes Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 A drug investigation in the U.K. is ongoing after a 63-year-old man was discovered with a mix of drugs stashed in a bag of frozen potatoes. A photo issued by the Merseyside Police shows a bag of Aunt Bessie’s roast potatoes, along with drugs found
Ohio bill would relax penalties for drivers with THC in System
Cannabis News
Ohio bill would relax penalties for drivers with THC in System Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 Ohio drivers are going to have to prove they weren’t high. A lawmaker in Ohio has introduced a bill that would help marijuana users in the state avoid a costly impaired driving charge. News 5 Cleveland reports that the legislation, introduced by a Rep
Greece opens first Medical Pot production plant
Business & Finance
Greece opens first Medical Pot production plant Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 The plant is backed by an Israeli company. History was made in Greece with the country inaugurating its first-ever medical cannabis plant last Thursday. According to the Greek Reporter, the plant, which opened in the city of Corinth, is backed by an investment from
Greece opens first Medical Pot production plant
Medical News
Greece opens first Medical Pot production plant Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 The plant is backed by an Israeli company. History was made in Greece with the country inaugurating its first-ever medical cannabis plant last Thursday. According to the Greek Reporter, the plant, which opened in the city of Corinth, is backed by an investment from
Adult-Use Marijuana businesses in Massachusetts pass $4 Billion in sales
Politics
Adult-Use Marijuana businesses in Massachusetts pass $4 Billion in sales Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 MASSACHUSETTS - Adult-use marijuana establishments in Massachusetts surpassed $4 billion in gross sales, the Cannabis Control Commission announced Friday. Data from 265 marijuana retailers and 14 delivery businesses statewide showed on Jan.

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