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The push to unionize cannabis workers, explained - Cannabis News
Business & Finance
The state's first license for a medical marijuana pharmacy was awarded Tuesday in the greater New Orleans region to the longstanding owner of H&W Drug Store to dispense the drug at a proposed Gentilly location.
5 Ways to Incorporate CBD in your Daily Wellness Routine
Cannabis News
The push for legalized marijuana has moved into Utah and Oklahoma, two of the most conservative states in the country, further underscoring how quickly feelings about marijuana are changing in the United States.
The unintended consequences of marijuana decriminalization
Hawaii medical marijuana patients may not have to toil over the stove baking edibles for much longer.
Binge Drinking Rates Drop In States With Recreational Marijuana Laws - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
“In legal adult use cannabis states,” the analysts wrote, “the number binge drinking sessions per month (for states legal through 2016) was -9% below the national average.”
Thanks to Decriminalization, New Orleans Police Have Almost Entirely Stopped Arrests for Marijuana - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Spurred by cannabis reform in the city council, police in the Big Easy have made significant changes to their enforcement tactics.
Marijuana-friendly states want meeting with Sessions - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
California, Oregon and other marijuana-friendly states are seeking a meeting with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in hopes of resolving the conflict between federal and state laws that has left the nation’s cannabis industry in legal limbo.
Employers In Maine Can No Longer Test For Cannabis Use
Law & Crime
Maine has become the first state to protect employees from anti-cannabis discrimination. Cannabis is no longer on Maine Department of Labor's list of substances employers can test for. This means employers can't fire, discipline, or refuse to hire individuals who test positive for marijuana consumption.
Rhode Island seeks bidders to run a lottery to decide who operates 6 new medical marijuana dispensaries
Medical News
Americans for Safe Access issues its annual state-by-state grades on medical cannabis laws and also calls on states to help combat the growing opioid crisis.
Massachusetts: Warning icons to appear on all pot products - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
The image of a marijuana leaf has been banned for marketing purposes from appearing on the packaging or advertising for pot products, but the Cannabis Control Commission voted Tuesday to require the image of a marijuana leaf be displayed on every legal marijuana product sold in Massachusetts.
Idaho governor OKs hemp transportation across state - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
Two Albuquerque city councilors are pushing to decriminalize marijuana possession in cases where a person is caught with an ounce (28 grams) or less, saying their proposal will free up police time and resources to focus on more serious crimes.
Ruling: Marijuana conventions can continue on Nevada casino properties - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
After a unanimous decision, Nevada's Gaming Policy Committee has officially approved casino properties to continue hosting marijuana conventions, but buying, selling and consuming products on those properties are still not allowed.
Louisiana: Baton Rouge Is About To Decriminalize Marijuana - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Councilmember would 'rather see police spend their time on other crimes.'
Medical Marijuana Treatment Slowly Gains Traction in Workers’ Comp - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Though states and the federal government remain at odds on marijuana legalization, the drug is gaining traction as a viable treatment in workers’ comp claims.
Michigan: Medical Marijuana Label Unveiled - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
The state of Michigan has unveiled a universal symbol for labeling medical marijuana products sold in the state.
Prince Harry 'should have been denied U.S. visa' following use of cocaine, weed, shrooms in the past
Workers in Maine no longer have to worry about getting in trouble at work for smoking marijuana in their off time.
State Governments Are Starting To Ban Delta-8 THC
Seattle will move to repeal misdemeanor marijuana charges that were prosecuted before Washington legalized pot in 2012, City Mayor Jenny Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes announced during a press conference Thursday.