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Study finds residents of legal cannabis states have lower rates of this disorder

Study finds residents of legal cannabis states have lower rates of this disorder

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023

While alcohol consumption between U.S. states didn’t vary greatly, a twin who lived in legal cannabis states was less likely to face harm when under the influence of alcohol. A federally funded study in the U.S. concluded that those living in states with legal cannabis have lower rates of alcohol

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Cannabis producer adopts blockchain to track its Weed

Cannabis producer adopts blockchain to track its Weed

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023

Clones will be certified with a smart contract on the blockchain to verify their authenticity and genetic lineage. A California-based cannabis nursery has turned to blockchain and smart contracts to verify the authenticity of its medicinal plants. The cannabis nursery, known as Mendocino Clone

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Actor John Larroquette got paid in weed to narrate Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Actor John Larroquette got paid in weed to narrate Texas Chain Saw Massacre

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2023

Night Court star confirms the rumours are true, weed was the payment for his first acting gig. It was a mutually beneficial option for a guy with a great voice and a movie director awaiting a breakout hit. Future Night Court star John Larroquette would get paid in cannabis for the opening narration

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Federal Cannabis sentences drop substantially since 2014

Federal Cannabis sentences drop substantially since 2014

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023

Prior cannabis convictions can lead to longer sentences. A new report issued by the U.S. Sentencing Commission found that the number of federal cannabis possession sentencings dropped substantially in recent years, from 2,172 in the fiscal year 2014 to only 145 offenders in the fiscal year 2021. For

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Study finds slight increase in youth asthma rates in states with legal recreational Cannabis

Study finds slight increase in youth asthma rates in states with legal recreational Cannabis

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023

“This study offers a critical first step in identifying a key children’s health concern emerging in the context of rapid, ongoing changes in cannabis policy that are unaccompanied by clinical or public health guidelines for parents.” Legalization of recreational cannabis may contribute to increased

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University of Illinois providing Cannabis workforce training

University of Illinois providing Cannabis workforce training

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023

SPRINGFIELD - Cannabis sales in the state of Illinois increased by 13% in FY2022. The University of Illinois Springfield partnered with Green Flower, a training platform for cannabis professionals. They offer four different certificate programs: healthcare & medicine, cannabis compliance & risk

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Hawaii representative announces plan to legalize Pot in 2023

Hawaii representative announces plan to legalize Pot in 2023

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023

While some states on the mainland are enjoying recreational cannabis sales, Hawaii advocates and legislators are gearing up to tackle adult-use in their own state. On Jan. 11, members from Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), the Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii, and ACLU of Hawaii, spoke at a press

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Medical Marijuana use by city employees among topics of council-mayor retreat

Medical Marijuana use by city employees among topics of council-mayor retreat

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023

The annual City Council-mayor retreat Wednesday was a first step in the joint effort to set the city of Tulsa's priorities for the upcoming year. Among highlights of that discussion: city staff with medical marijuana patient licenses. Currently, the city can test employees for drug use and can

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Minnesota adult-Use Legalization Bill Clears First Hurdle

Minnesota adult-Use Legalization Bill Clears First Hurdle

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023

The sponsor of the Minnesota measure says there’s still a long road ahead. Democratic lawmakers in Minnesota have begun their push for marijuana legalization, with a bill clearing the first of many legislative hurdles this week. The bill “cleared the first of what may be up to a dozen committee

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How a Marijuana 'crop plague' could force growers to change their practices

How a Marijuana 'crop plague' could force growers to change their practices

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023

While the state’s marijuana business continues to boom, cannabis growers in Massachusetts — already facing tough business setbacks in a competitive and volatile market — are scrambling to ward off a rapidly spreading and highly infectious crop disease, one with the power to wipe out entire companies

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How to germinate Cannabis seeds: start and plant weed seeds

How to germinate Cannabis seeds: start and plant weed seeds

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023

So, you’ve finally taken the leap and you’re ready to grow your own marijuana? If you’re here, you’ve probably even bought the seeds already… But let’s face it − if you don’t germinate seeds the right way, they’ll die. As simple as that. And let me tell you from experience, there’s nothing more

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Who's winning and who's losing in recreational Cannabis

Who's winning and who's losing in recreational Cannabis

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023

The city has not released the names of the businesses that were turned down for recreational pot retail licenses. The latest: Detroit awarded 33 licenses last month for dispensaries to start selling nonmedical cannabis after a long-delayed process to set up and implement local rules. Why it matters

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70-year-old woman convicted of trafficking nearly 200 pounds of Marijuana

70-year-old woman convicted of trafficking nearly 200 pounds of Marijuana

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 13, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI - A 70-year-old woman was convicted of trafficking nearly 200 pounds of marijuana with the intent to distribute according to U.S Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani. The Department of Justice states that Diana Vela drove a Ford Fusion sedan into the primary inspection area of the Border

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Stevensville Marijuana issue to be decided by voters in May election

Stevensville Marijuana issue to be decided by voters in May election

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023

Residents of Stevensville will get to decide whether or not marijuana retail businesses are allowed in the village. After a successful petition and loud opposition by anti-pot business group “Friends of Stevensville,” the village board of trustees Wednesday approved language for the issue to be put

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Minnesota lawmakers start down path to legalizing Marijuana

Minnesota lawmakers start down path to legalizing Marijuana

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023

ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Legislature embarked on a path toward legalizing recreational marijuana for adults Wednesday when a legislative committee held the first hearing of the year on a bill that backers say is designed to avoid the pitfalls experienced by states that have already legalized it. The

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2,000 marijuana grow licenses ID'd as potentially illegal, Oklahoma agency says

2,000 marijuana grow licenses ID'd as potentially illegal, Oklahoma agency says

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023

About 2,000 medical marijuana licenses have been identified by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs as potentially unlawful, an agency spokesman says. Mark Woodward of the OBNDD said those licenses are suspected of either having been obtained fraudulently or are being used to mask

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Where will Connecticut’s Marijuana tax go?

Where will Connecticut’s Marijuana tax go?

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023

NEW HAVEN - Within seven hours of opening adult-use marijuana sales on Tuesday in Connecticut, the state had already reported that $250,000 worth had been sold. And, because 20% of the price of marijuana is tax, the state is anticipating a windfall of funds. The state law says every purchase will

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Recreational cannabis bill advances in Minnesota House

Recreational cannabis bill advances in Minnesota House

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023

An adult-use cannabis bill clears the first legislative hurdle, passing the House Commerce Committee. ST PAUL - A Minnesota House panel Wednesday gave the green light to this year's version of the recreational cannabis bill. The Commerce Committee was the first stop on a long journey that's likely

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State legislators consider employment protections for Cannabis users

State legislators consider employment protections for Cannabis users

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023

Cannabis is legal in Washington, but so is employment discrimination against cannabis users. A new bill in the state Senate looks to address that issue. The bill, Senate Bill 5123, was filed by state Sen. Karen Keiser, a Des Moines Democrat, and had its first public hearing earlier this week. If

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Why use of Marijuana & alcohol during pregnancy is risky

Why use of Marijuana & alcohol during pregnancy is risky

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2023

More pregnant women are using cannabis to relieve unpleasant symptoms such as nausea, pain and general morning sickness. According to research published last year in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, pregnant women were roughly 4.6 times more likely to use cannabis in legalized areas

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