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Homeowners See Green: How Do Marijuana Dispensaries Affect Property Values? - Cannabis News

According to a recent survey, 85% of realtors say they have seen no change to property values near dispensaries.

Michigan recreational marijuana sales increase 34% in February, prices down slightly - Cannabis News

Michigan’s recreational marijuana industry continued its steady ascent in February, based on the latest monthly statistical report released by the state Marijuana Regulatory Agency.

Pa. marijuana dispensaries call for volunteer ‘caregivers,' ask state to allow home deliveries - Cannabis News

Medical marijuana continues to be sold at state-approved dispensaries in Pennsylvania.

The Hemp Sector and the Coronavirus Outbreak - Cannabis News

The ongoing coronavirus health crisis is having a significant financial and cultural impact on the nation’s hemp sector. It is also expected to have a long-term ripple effect on the hemp market for months to come.

Is my dispensary open and can they deliver cannabis right now? - Cannabis News

Is my cannabis dispensary still open? In the season of COVID-19, that question just got a lot more complicated.

Does Marijuana Work Better Than Sleeping Pills For Insomnia? - Cannabis News

If you’re not currently receiving any treatment for insomnia, or if your current treatment isn’t enhancing the duration and quality of your sleep, you may want to give cannabis a try.

Southern California marijuana sales ‘on fire’ as demand spikes amid coronavirus outbreak - Cannabis News

Toilet paper, hand sanitizer and food aren’t the only things flying off the shelves amid the coronavirus scare in Southern California.

Cannabis Researcher Receives $3.9M to Study Terpenes and Pain - Cannabis News

The UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative has been awarded a $3.9 million grant to investigate whether cannabis terpenes can help reduce the use of opioids in pain treatment.

Baseball is spearheading common-sense cannabis policy in US sports

For a professional athlete, a typical bad day at the office might include a broken rib, torn ligaments, or mild traumatic brain injury. So it’s unsurprising that drug use—both legal and illegal—is rampant amongst these modern-day gladiators, who depend on substances not only to enhance their performance, but also to ease their pain. As cannabis legalization spreads across the US, bringing the popularity of plant-derived natural compounds such as CBD along with it, professional sports leagues in the US are updating their policies accordingly.

New bill would change Utah’s medical marijuana program again

SALT LAKE CITY — A new bill again tweaking Utah’s medical marijuana program received a favorable recommendation from a Senate committee Monday, moving it to final passage in the full Senate.

Oglala Sioux Tribe approves medical, recreational marijuana - Cannabis News

Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe passed a referendum to legalize medical and recreational marijuana on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, according to preliminary results from the tribe’s election commission.

USDA Approves Hemp Plans For Georgia And Montana - Cannabis News

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved hemp regulatory plans for two additional states and one Indian tribe.

You can’t be fired in N.J. for failing drug test because of medical marijuana, court rules - Cannabis News

New Jersey’s top court ruled Tuesday that workers can’t be fired for failing a drug test because of medical marijuana.

The Hotel Industry Is Making a Killing Off Marijuana Legalization, Study Finds - Cannabis News

A new study found that Colorado’s hospitality industry can thank legal weed for making $130 million in revenue since the state first launched adult-use sales in 2014.

5 Things Employers Should Know About CBD - Cannabis News

It’s important for employers to understand the compound and the benefits and hindrances it could provide for employees.

DEA Admits State-Level Marijuana Legalization Reduces Illegal Market Demand - Cannabis News

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently acknowledged in a report that state-level marijuana legalization reduces instances of illegal interstate trafficking.

Mnuchin details IRS challenges with cash-only marijuana businesses - Cannabis News

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the cash-only nature of marijuana businesses poses challenges for the IRS.

Utah’s first marijuana pharmacy opens in Salt Lake City - Cannabis News

Utah’s first medical cannabis pharmacy opened Monday, giving patients a long-awaited legal option for buying marijuana treatments without venturing outside the state and sneaking the products back to their homes.

Study reveals antibiotic potential of cannabis compound - Cannabis News

A compound made by cannabis plants has been found to wipe out one of the most common drug-resistant bacteria in a study on mice, raising hopes of a new weapon in the fight against superbugs.

Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales Officially Passes Vermont House Of Representatives - Cannabis News

The Vermont House of Representatives finalized its approval of a bill to legalize the retail sale of marijuana on Thursday, but Gov. Phil Scott (R) said he’s not happy with at least one key component of the legislation.