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Alaska Could Be The First State To Legalize And License Marijuana Lounges - Cannabis News
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Alaska might become the first place in the U.S. to officially permit recreational marijuana consumers the right to use cannabis in specially state-licensed establishments.
DEA Wants More Marijuana Grown And Fewer Opioids Produced In 2019. Really. - Cannabis News
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The 2,450,000 grams of marijuana the narcotics agency wants grown in the country in 2019 is a significant bump up from the 443,680 grams the agency authorized for 2018.
Bay Area Girl Makes History by Being First in California to be Allowed Medical Marijuana in School - Cannabis News
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A Santa Rosa Family is celebrating the first day of school Monday because, thanks to a judge’s order, their five-year-old child will be able to attend her first day of kindergarten and bring her medical marijuana on campus.
Michigan approves medical marijuana testing labs - Cannabis News
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The Michigan Medical Marijuana Licensing Board approved licenses for two testing facilities on Thursday, putting the last piece into the puzzle that will unlock the medical pot market in the state.
Ohio Is Having Trouble Finding Producers for Cannabis Edibles Market - Cannabis News
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It appears Ohio is having some difficulty scrounging up enough reputable cannabis companies to produce a variety of pot products for the state’s medical marijuana program.
'Historic' day for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania as 'flower' goes on sale - Cannabis News
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“Dry leaf” marijuana went on sale Wednesday morning at 16 dispensaries across the state. Additional dispensaries will begin stocking it over the next week.
New York: Manhattan DA announces end of 'needless criminalization of pot smoking' - Cannabis News
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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Tuesday unveiled a new policy ending almost all prosecution of marijuana possession and smoking.
First medical marijuana to be legally grown in Ohio to be planted Tuesday - Cannabis News
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The first medical marijuana to be legally grown in Ohio will be planted today.
Northern Wisconsin Tribe Reaches Settlement Over Plans To Grow Hemp For CBD Oil - Cannabis News
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In its lawsuit, the tribe argued the state had no authority on reservation lands over growing hemp for CBD oil.
A 'game-changer' for Pennsylvania medical marijuana; flower goes on sale next week - Cannabis News
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Medical marijuana dispensaries in Pennsylvania are bracing for a surge in new customers when vaporizable “flower” — the most popular and recognizable form of cannabis — goes on sale on Wednesday, Aug. 1.
Israel: Cannabis legalization bill clears first hurdle
The legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington state in 2012 resulted in a dramatic decrease in the number of people sentenced for marijuana-related felonies, according to an analysis conducted for public radio by the Washington State Caseload Forecast Council.
Has the U.S. reached a ‘tipping point’ in marijuana legalization? - Cannabis News
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Research suggests that as neighboring states, provinces, or countries adopt a policy, the pressure for adoption increases among lagging jurisdictions.
Jersey City becomes 1st city in New Jersey to decriminalize marijuana
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Jersey City is kicking off a new policy to decriminalize marijuana on Thursday that will downgrade most marijuana charges to non-criminal offenses.
New York Health Department recommends marijuana legalization, says benefits outweigh risks - Cannabis News
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The New York State Health Department is high on the prospects of legal marijuana.
Hawaii: New law will allow reciprocity for medical marijuana patients from other states - Cannabis News
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A new law will soon bring major enhancements to Hawaii's medical marijuana program. Starting next year, medical marijuana patients from the continental United States will be able to buy medical cannabis at Hawaii dispensaries.
US Attorney Will Limit Marijuana Enforcement in Massachusetts - Cannabis News
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Andrew Lelling reiterated Tuesday that fighting the opioid addiction scourge remains his priority because it's still claiming thousands of lives in the commonwealth each year.