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Massachusetts council approves pardoning people with misdemeanor Cannabis convictions
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Massachusetts council approves pardoning people with misdemeanor Cannabis convictions Image Cannabis NewsApril 4, 2024 Massachusetts Approves Governor's Plan to Pardon Misdemeanor Marijuana Offenses. A Massachusetts council on Wednesday approved Governor Maura Healey's plan to pardon tens of thousands of people convicted of misdemeanor marijuana ch
New rules for Delta-8 and other Hemp-infused products
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New rules for Delta-8 and other Hemp-infused products Image Cannabis NewsApril 4, 2024 Georgia's New Law Requires Testing and Age Restrictions for Hemp-Infused Products. A new law will require testing for hemp-infused edibles, drinks and other consumable hemp products and restrict their sales to those over the age of 21. Why it matters: The sale of
Legal Marijuana Is Making Roads Deadlier
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Legal Marijuana Is Making Roads Deadlier Image Cannabis NewsApril 4, 2024 Cannabis-related traffic fatalities are a threat to public safety, but governments need to get serious. Marijuana legalization is killing a lot of people. Not slowly — though some studies suggest that it may be doing that, too — but quickly, in car crashes. It’s one more symp
Is Marijuana decriminalization helping Chinese mafias in the U.S.?
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Is Marijuana decriminalization helping Chinese mafias in the U.S.? Image Cannabis NewsApril 4, 2024 Cannabis farms have become a source of mayhem that needs to be contained. Chinese gangsters are taking advantage of a patchwork of marijuana legislation across the United States to expand their criminal enterprises, setting up shop in states like Okl
Arizona seeing green over Marijuana sales and taxes
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Arizona seeing green over Marijuana sales and taxes Image Cannabis NewsApril 3, 2024 The state brought in over $1,4 billion between its recreational and medical programs. Recreational marijuana sales in Arizona reached a record-breaking $1.1 billion in 2023, according to state reports. Pima County, home to over 20 marijuana dispensaries, collected
Office of the Pardon Attorney Requests Funds To Tackle Pardon Applications
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Office of the Pardon Attorney Requests Funds To Tackle Pardon Applications Image Cannabis NewsApril 2, 2024 PARDON is requesting more money to fund additional staff members to address incoming cannabis pardon applications. The Office of the Pardon Attorney (PARDON), which operates under the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), recently published its F
April Fool's Joke Reminds Of Marijuana Issue
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April Fool's Joke Reminds Of Marijuana Issue Image Cannabis NewsApril 2, 2024 Neighboring towns allow recreational marijuana stores, a billboard on Route 83 in Elmhurst advertises one of them. Elmhurst Alderman Jacob Hill lightened the mood at Monday's City Council meeting with an April Fool's joke. "I would like to take this opportunity to thank a
Virginia Governor Vetoes Bill To Legalize Cannabis Sales
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Virginia Governor Vetoes Bill To Legalize Cannabis Sales Image Cannabis NewsApril 1, 2024 Virginia’s governor has vetoed legislation to authorize licensed pot sales and another bill allowing for resentencing of past pot convictions. Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin on Thursday vetoed a bill to legalize recreational marijuana sales, saying that regu
Springfield Marijuana Microbusiness License Revoked Due to Ineligibility
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Springfield Marijuana Microbusiness License Revoked Due to Ineligibility Image Cannabis NewsApril 1, 2024 Springfield marijuana microbusiness has license revoked by regulator. The Missouri Division of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) has revoked nine microbusiness marijuana licenses after a review found them unable to meet strict, equitable eligibility ru
Cannabis Dispensary worker ineligible for Chapter 13 relief
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Cannabis Dispensary worker ineligible for Chapter 13 relief Image Cannabis NewsApril 1, 2024 US Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Rules on Cannabis Industry Employee's Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Petition. The U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel has found that an employee of a state-licensed cannabis business could not avail himself of Chapter 13 protection. The de
Minnesota House Committee Approves Cannabis Management Policy Bill
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Minnesota House Committee Approves Cannabis Management Policy Bill Image Cannabis NewsMarch 28, 2024 Minnesota House Commerce Committee Advances Cannabis Policy Bill with Lottery System for Licensing. The Minnesota House Commerce Committee is giving the “green light” to the Office of Cannabis Management policy bill. OCM interim director Charlene Br
From free-for-all to business as usual: How Marijuana sales have evolved
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From free-for-all to business as usual: How Marijuana sales have evolved Image Cannabis NewsMarch 28, 2024 A Decade of Cannabis Legalization in Colorado: Financial Impact and Community Perspectives. When cannabis became legal in Colorado more than a decade ago, it quickly turned into a cash cow with sales tax revenue piling up as if the state were
Nine Missouri microbusiness Cannabis facility licenses revoked due to ineligibility
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Nine Missouri microbusiness Cannabis facility licenses revoked due to ineligibility Image Cannabis NewsMarch 28, 2024 Missouri Division of Cannabis Regulation Revokes Microbusiness Licenses Over Compliance Issues. To ensure the integrity of Missouri’s voter-approved regulatory program for microbusiness licenses, the Missouri Division of Cannabis Re
Five Cannabis law changes being considered by the Minnesota Legislature
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Five Cannabis law changes being considered by the Minnesota Legislature Image Cannabis NewsMarch 28, 2024 Minnesota legislators are considering several changes to the state's cannabis laws ahead of the anticipated 2025 launch of the recreational marijuana market. The changes range from limiting the number of retail dispensaries in the state to allo
Cannabis Legalization Support Surges to 88%
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Cannabis Legalization Support Surges to 88% Image Cannabis NewsMarch 28, 2024 Public Opinion Shift: 88% of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization, Poll Shows. An overwhelming 88% of Americans support legalization for either medical or recreational purposes, reflecting a national shift towards marijuana reform. The majority views legalization as b
Here’s how Florida’s Cannabis amendment balances freedom and regulation
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Here’s how Florida’s Cannabis amendment balances freedom and regulation Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 Voters should know what the amendment would actually do. And it is simply wrong to say that the amendment creates a right to use marijuana in public. This fall Florida voters may consider a proposed constitutional amendment that would eliminate

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