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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.
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.
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.
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.
Rand Paul introduces bill to boost hemp THC limits
Business & Finance
Medical marijuana advocate Shona Banda was sentenced on Friday to 12 months of mail-in probation after being convicted in August of possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture, a level-five drug felony, following approval of a plea agreement.
Will hemp take over the plant-based food market?
Business & Finance
Napa’s largest law firm, Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty, has made a name for itself serving the legal needs of the wine industry. Now it plans to do the same with another controlled substance – cannabis.
What’s Next for New England Cannabis Legislation After Vermont? - Cannabis News
National Issues
A court ruling last month in the Massachusetts Supreme Court might end up having a major impact in the nation’s workplaces, regarding the issue of employees using medical marijuana.
US Patent Office Issuing Cannabis Patents To A Growing Market - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Among the host of uncertainties they face, cannabis industry entrepreneurs might wonder if they can patent marijuana products -- after all, they are still illegal at the federal level.
Medical Marijuana expansion becomes Campaign Issue
When it comes to the perils of cannabis and driving, there’s a lot to take into consideration.
Industrial hemp faces challenges in Texas
Business & Finance
Kansas City voters on Tuesday decided to lower penalties in city court for people caught with small amounts of marijuana.
South Carolina regulators OK pesticides for hemp production - Cannabis News
Cannabis News
A Texas high school teacher can use marijuana in Colorado, where it is legal, and should not get into trouble for it in her home state, where it is illegal, an administrative law judge ruled.
Cannabis Stocks: Here’s When The Next Big Wave Is Coming
Business & Finance
Recreational marijuana is becoming legal in more jurisdictions throughout the US and is being used medically at an even greater rate.
5 Ways To Make The Cannabis Industry More Sustainable - Cannabis News
Cannabis News
As the Air Force widens its base of people to choose from, it’s also trying to make itself more appealing.