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Cannabis News
Last month, the federal government sided with Colorado in a lawsuit filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by Oklahoma and Nebraska, which claim that Colorado's marijuana laws should be dismantled due to residual harm being caused across state lines. Kansas hasn't joined the suit, but its attorney general, Derek Schmidt, appears to be gathering evidence that would bolster the case being made by these states.
5 Ways Cannabis Can Help With Common Summertime Ailments
Cannabis News
New Yorkers may be toking more brazenly than ever before, but the NYPD says marijuana arrests are the lowest they've been in almost two decades.
Exploring Opportunities in Emerging Cannabis Markets – Cannabis News
Business & Finance
For a brief time Tuesday, the D.C. Council embraced a new, much more relaxed version of marijuana legalization, voting to allow pot smoking at rooftop bars, sidewalk patios and most any other place a city resident declared to be a private pot club. That lasted just about 30 minutes.
Canada: MedReleaf partners with Shoppers Drug Mart to sell medical marijuana online
Business & Finance
In all of the states least likely to legalize pot, possession is a felony under certain circumstances. Perhaps due to strict penalties, estimated usage rates are below average in these states.
The VA Can’t Provide Cannabis to Veterans With PTSD, so This Group Gives It Out for Free - Cannabis News
Christmas came early for cannabis research scientists. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) decided to ease some of the regulatory requirements that had been imposed on those who were conducting FDA-approved clinical trials on cannabidiol (CBD).
Make These Delicious Cannabis-Infused Mocktail Recipes At Home
Cannabis News
Pittsburgh City Council is ending its 2015 legislative session on a high note, having voted Monday morning to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana within city limits.
Michigan Man, Michael Thompson, Seeks Parole After Decades In Prison For Nonviolent Pot Offense
Newspapers in half the states are breaking the law if they mail publications containing ads for marijuana products — even though the states have legalized pot, the U.S. Postal Service said last week.
DC Permits Medical Marijuana in Public Schools - Cannabis News
Medical News
"Many cannabis consumers are being forced by cops, courts and corrections officers to undergo drug treatment that they themselves don’t feel they actually need," wrote legalization advocate Tom Angell last week.
Federal raids cool tribal excitement over potential marijuana profits – Marijuana News
Law & Crime
Nothing kills a buzz like the sight of federal agents seizing tens of thousands of marijuana plants from a tribe's reservation.
Malta’s COVID-19 response secures cannabis industry growth
NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - The fight to legalize marijuana continues in Florida, but this time, some law enforcement officials are supporting the idea.
Illinois announces launch of Cannabis disparity study
DALLAS -- The Dallas City Council will be briefed Tuesday about a "cite and release" pilot proposal for marijuana. That would mean those found with possession of the illegal drug would receive a ticket instead of jail time.
Election May Be a Turning Point for Legal Marijuana – Cannabis News
When medical marijuana is legal statewide but illegal under federal law, things get tricky for patients.
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The U.S. Postal Service has warned newspapers that it is a felony to mail material that includes marijuana advertising. The Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association forwarded the recent federal advisory to its 100 or so members this week.
Protecting Your Cannabis Company: Why Artificial Intelligence is a Must
Business & Finance
A Denver-area company that provides security for marijuana businesses moving around large amounts of cash said it’s growing in the city.
U.S. postal rules make outlook bleak for small vape companies
Business & Finance
FAIRBANKS — Alaska is on track to be the first state in the nation to allow for the consumption of marijuana in retail stores in which it is purchased.
Montana Senate Votes to Advance Promising Cannabis Legalization Bill
Cannabis News
The Drug Enforcement Administration is not having a great year. The chief of the agency stepped down in April under a cloud of scandal.