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DEA's Move Represents 'Progress But Not Justice'
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DEA's Move Represents 'Progress But Not Justice' Image Cannabis NewsMay 1, 2024 DEA Proposes Landmark Rescheduling of Cannabis: What It Means for Justice Reform. This week the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has reportedly called for cannabis to be reclassified from Schedule I to Schedule III of the US Controlled Substances Act. This was the
Deadline looms for Missouri Cannabis microbusiness license applications
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Deadline looms for Missouri Cannabis microbusiness license applications Image Cannabis NewsApril 30, 2024 Monday marks the deadline for the Missouri Department of Cannabis Regulation’s second round of microbusiness applications. According to Cannabis.Mo.Gov, applicants for a microbusiness license need to meet one of the following criteria: Have a n
$44.8 M spent on Medical Marijuana in Arkansas in last two months
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$44.8 M spent on Medical Marijuana in Arkansas in last two months Image Cannabis NewsApril 30, 2024 Arkansas Medical Marijuana Sales Hit $45 Million in Two Months. Arkansans spent nearly $45 million on medical marijuana throughout February and March, according to a report from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. $44.8 million was
St. Louis Alderman Wants to Allow Cannabis Cafes with Longer Dispensary Hours
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St. Louis Alderman Wants to Allow Cannabis Cafes with Longer Dispensary Hours Image Cannabis NewsApril 30, 2024 Doubling down on weed could be a revenue boost for the city, Rasheen Aldridge says. As the St. Louis Board of Aldermen’s new session begins, Ward 14 Alderman Rasheen Aldridge hopes to explore legislation to allow cannabis cafes and extend
Companies tied to out-of-state firms appeal revocation of social-equity Cannabis licenses
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Companies tied to out-of-state firms appeal revocation of social-equity Cannabis licenses Image Cannabis NewsApril 30, 2024 Missouri Social-Equity Licensees Appeal Revoked Licenses Tied to Michigan Company. Michigan company Canna Zoned is connected to two of the revoked licenses. It garnered attention last year for recruiting potential applicants f
As Delivery Services Rise, Long Island City Dispensaries Adapt to Changing Cannabis Retail Landscape
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As Delivery Services Rise, Long Island City Dispensaries Adapt to Changing Cannabis Retail Landscape Image Cannabis NewsApril 29, 2024 Long Island City Dispensaries Grapple with Delivery Demand Amidst Growing Cannabis Market. When Long Island City dispensary NYCBUD launched delivery sales in February, owner Jonpaul Pezzo thought his shop would be i
Cannabis company MedMen files for bankruptcy with about $411M in liabilities as its fortunes go up in smoke
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Cannabis company MedMen files for bankruptcy with about $411M in liabilities as its fortunes go up in smoke Image Cannabis NewsApril 29, 2024 Once hailed as the unicorn of pot, MedMen files bankruptcy in Canada with plans to liquidate any assets. Cannabis retailer MedMen is going up in smoke via bankruptcy court. Former high-flying cannabis company
Is a Delta-8 ban right for Texas?
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Is a Delta-8 ban right for Texas? Image Cannabis NewsApril 29, 2024 The law is silent on this cannabis product, and little is known about its effects. Among Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s priorities for the next legislative session is a call for lawmakers to look into banning delta-8 and delta-9 hemp products. We support a rigorous review of these cannabis
Michigan’s Lume Cannabis plans $50k community reinvestment
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Michigan’s Lume Cannabis plans $50k community reinvestment Image Cannabis NewsApril 29, 2024 There's a lengthy tradition in the industry of such philanthropy, in part due to the roots of the medical marijuana movement in the 1990s. It’s not a new practice, but it can certainly be a smart business move to spend a little extra money to build up commu
Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors Approves Study To Address Ongoing Cannabis Odor
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Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors Approves Study To Address Ongoing Cannabis Odor Image Cannabis NewsApril 29, 2024 Santa Barbara County Grapples with Cannabis Odor Regulations Amidst Residents' Complaints. There are 116 acres of land in unincorporated Santa Barbara that are being used for cannabis cultivation, but a strong odor has been a
U.S. Economy To Receive $112.4 Billion Boost from Cannabis Industry in 2024
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U.S. Economy To Receive $112.4 Billion Boost from Cannabis Industry in 2024 Image Cannabis NewsApril 29, 2024 But overall, 2024 isn’t the most stellar economic year. Green isn’t just the color of cannabis, but cash, too. And thanks to your valiant efforts of consumption, the industry is looking to help out the economy. Info from the newly released
Vegans Rejoice as Farmers Switch from Chickens to Hemp
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Vegans Rejoice as Farmers Switch from Chickens to Hemp Image Cannabis NewsApril 26, 2024 A trend is emerging among poultry farmers who are converting operations to industrial hemp farms. Poultry farmers who raise chickens for slaughter are switching to industrial hemp farming, a trend that has taken place over the past few years. The reason? Hemp i
Santa Barbara County Supervisors Punt On Cannabis Odor Control
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Santa Barbara County Supervisors Punt On Cannabis Odor Control Image Cannabis NewsApril 26, 2024 Board votes 3-2 for another study on how to solve a six-year-old problem A long-awaited county Board of Supervisors hearing on cannabis odor control ended in a split vote this week, as three board members voted for more study, and two said they were fru
Marijuana tax money foots bill for Michigan township’s new $800K firetruck
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Marijuana tax money foots bill for Michigan township’s new $800K firetruck Image Cannabis NewsApril 25, 2024 Leoni Township and Jackson County as a whole will benefit from a new fire truck being paid for with marijuana tax dollars. The brand new 2,000-gallon tanker is being built from scratch by Rosenbauer Fire Apparatus after the Leoni Township Bo
County’s First Licensed Cannabis Dispensary Opens in White Plains
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County’s First Licensed Cannabis Dispensary Opens in White Plains Image Cannabis NewsApril 25, 2024 Leafology Opens its Doors in White Plains, Offering Personalized Cannabis Experience. White Plains officials, business owners and customers were in high spirits last Friday at a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially usher in Leafology, the first stat
Cannabis industry celebrates strong 4/20 – despite software challenges for some
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Cannabis industry celebrates strong 4/20 – despite software challenges for some Image Cannabis NewsApril 24, 2024 Sales data revealed record performance across most of the US. While social media has been awash with the technical difficulties and loss of sales experienced by many cannabis retailers who used Dutchie’s point-of-sale platform, most of

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