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Baked or mashed? Drugs found hidden inside bag of frozen potatoes
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Baked or mashed? Drugs found hidden inside bag of frozen potatoes Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 A drug investigation in the U.K. is ongoing after a 63-year-old man was discovered with a mix of drugs stashed in a bag of frozen potatoes. A photo issued by the Merseyside Police shows a bag of Aunt Bessie’s roast potatoes, along with drugs found
Adult-Use Marijuana businesses in Massachusetts pass $4 Billion in sales
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Adult-Use Marijuana businesses in Massachusetts pass $4 Billion in sales Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 MASSACHUSETTS - Adult-use marijuana establishments in Massachusetts surpassed $4 billion in gross sales, the Cannabis Control Commission announced Friday. Data from 265 marijuana retailers and 14 delivery businesses statewide showed on Jan.
Celebrities impact on Cannabis has been limited
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Celebrities impact on Cannabis has been limited Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2023 Celebrity Star Power Has So Far Had Limited Impact on Cannabis. Famous names, mixed results. Celebrities from Jay-Z to Justin Bieber are trying to make their mark on the cannabis industry with high-profile product launches and collaborations. It’s easy to see why th
Hong Kong to ban CBD, categorize it a ‘Dangerous Drug’ with harsh penalties
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Hong Kong to ban CBD, categorize it a ‘Dangerous Drug’ with harsh penalties Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 27, 2023 HONG KONG — Hong Kong will ban CBD starting Wednesday, categorizing it as a “dangerous drug” and mandating harsh penalties for its smuggling, production and possession, customs authorities announced Friday. Supporters say CBD can treat a
New Hampshire Governor dismisses Legalization Bill’s chances
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New Hampshire Governor dismisses Legalization Bill’s chances Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 27, 2023 The New Hampshire legislation received a hearing on Wednesday. Democratic and Republican lawmakers in New Hampshire are gearing up for another effort to legalize marijuana, but the state’s governor doesn’t think they will succeed. The latest cannabis bi
Smoking Weed in Times Square is not allowed
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Smoking Weed in Times Square is not allowed Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 27, 2023 Let's Be Blunt: You Can't Smoke Marijuana in Times Square, Even Though It Was Legalized. NYC's Smoke Free Air Act prohibits smoking and the use of electronic cigarettes in most public spaces, which includes parks and pedestrian plazas — that means no smoking, of anythin
Republican lawmakers introduce bill to tax, regulate and ban delta-8 from those under 21
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Republican lawmakers introduce bill to tax, regulate and ban delta-8 from those under 21 Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2023 Republican lawmakers want to regulate the sale and production of delta-8 after a bill to ban the product wholly failed last year. State House Majority Leader William Lamberth, R-Portland, and Sen. Richard Briggs, R-Knoxville,
Delaware lawmakers renew effort to legalize Pot
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Delaware lawmakers renew effort to legalize Pot Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 25, 2023 Is 2023 finally the year for Delaware? Democratic lawmakers in Delaware last week performed what has become an annual legislative ritual by introducing measures that would legalize recreational marijuana. And, as per recent tradition, their biggest obstacle remains
Congress efforts to update tax law policies for Cannabis THC
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Congress efforts to update tax law policies for Cannabis THC Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 25, 2023 Removing the Green Tax: Congress Can Bring Cannabis Tax Policy in Line with Cannabis Enforcement Policy. If you give me an opportunity to quote George Harrison, I’m going to do it. In “Taxman,” he wrote: Should five percent appear too small, Be thankful
Experiential Marketing in Cannabis: what is it?
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Experiential Marketing in Cannabis: what is it? Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 25, 2023 What is experiential marketing, and how does it apply to the cannabis industry? Cannabis companies can employ various marketing channels to increase brand awareness and visibility. Although traditional and online channels should always be at the forefront, there are
What will 2023 spell for weed? 10 trends and predictions from Cannabis professionals
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What will 2023 spell for weed? 10 trends and predictions from Cannabis professionals Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 24, 2023 If there's one thing that can be said with certainty about the weed industry, it's that there's never a dull moment. In 2023, that trend will continue as this relatively young industry forges ahead in the face of a possible reces
Georgia commission might vote this week on Medical Cannabis rules
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Georgia commission might vote this week on Medical Cannabis rules Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 23, 2023 ATLANTA - Georgia’s long-delayed medical marijuana program is about to take off, despite a spate of unresolved lawsuits from companies that lost out in the bidding for licenses. The Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission is expected to vote
Legalizing Marijuana in the Carolinas is a issue of fairness, not morality
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Legalizing Marijuana in the Carolinas is a issue of fairness, not morality Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 23, 2023 While recently walking the streets of New York City, I couldn’t help but think about Julian Betton of Myrtle Beach. In 2015, Betton allegedly sold two small quantities of marijuana to an informant. For that, a drug enforcement unit barged
The Legacy of the “Emperor Of Hemp”
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The Legacy of the “Emperor Of Hemp” Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 23, 2023 Jack Herer isn't just a strain. Learn more about this west coast cannabis icon and his legacy. For someone with a sought-after strain named after him, Jack Herer must have been pretty involved in the weed world. “Pretty involved” is an understatement. We’re talking about a man
Northampton sets limit on Cannabis shops, a first for this dispensary hub
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Northampton sets limit on Cannabis shops, a first for this dispensary hub Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 The Northampton City Council set a new limit on local cannabis dispensaries Thursday night, electing for the first time to cap the number of retail cannabis sellers in a community with among the largest populations of dispensaries in the st
Medical freedom needs to include medical Marijuana home grow
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Medical freedom needs to include medical Marijuana home grow Image Cannabis NewsJanuary 20, 2023 Cannabis is now the litmus test for belief in personal freedoms and whether politicians are (or are not) elected to serve the will of the people. The voters have spoken, recent polls confirm. Apparently, Florida politicians are listening. A few months a

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