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Marijuana’s New Legal Status Must Spark More Research

Marijuana’s New Legal Status Must Spark More Research Image Cannabis NewsJuly 8, 2024 While most Americans enjoy access to marijuana, barriers to research and knowledge expansion persist—with dangerous consequences. Unlimited research access is needed. In May the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) proposed officially reclassifying marijuana as a less dangerous drug. The move Medical Cannabis News Recreational Marijuana News Scientific American

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Applications now open for Kentucky Cannabis Business licenses

Applications now open for Kentucky Cannabis Business licenses Image Cannabis NewsJuly 8, 2024 Applications now open for Kentucky cannabis business licenses. House Bill 829 became law during this year’s legislative session and moved up the medical cannabis timeline from January 2025 to July 1, 2024. Kentuckians can now begin applying for a cannabis business license, and medical providers can Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Hoptown Chronicle

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Economic Windfall: Florida Eyes Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Economic Windfall: Florida Eyes Recreational Marijuana Legalization Image Cannabis NewsJuly 8, 2024 Could The Florida Marijuana Amendment Raise Tax Revenue For Local Communities? Closer to November, expect supporters of the amendment to showcase the possibilities of tax revenue that could benefit the state and local municipalities. The claim is that millions, or even billions, of dollars could be Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News Florida Daily

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Ohio Police Chief Fired for Refusing Drug Test After Office Allegedly Reeks of Marijuana

Ohio Police Chief Fired for Refusing Drug Test After Office Allegedly Reeks of Marijuana Image Cannabis NewsJuly 8, 2024 Ohio police chief fired for refusing to take drug test after mayor claims his office reeked of marijuana. An Ohio police chief is jobless for refusing to take a drug test after the mayor claimed she smelled an odor of marijuana that could “knock you off your feet” from his office, according to a Marijuana Politics Marijuana Business News Ny Post

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John Morgan Releases More Pro-Marijuana Spots In Florida

John Morgan Releases More Pro-Marijuana Spots In Florida Image Cannabis NewsJuly 5, 2024 John Morgan Pushes for Recreational Marijuana in Florida with Radio Campaign. Attorney John Morgan is urging voters to declare “independence” and support recreational marijuana in two new radio ads, Florida Politics reports. Morgan, a longtime marijuana advocate in the state, in May cut a trio of Marijuana Politics InsideRadio

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Wyoming Hemp shops sue state over delta-8 ban, seek halt to enforcement

Wyoming Hemp shops sue state over delta-8 ban, seek halt to enforcement Image Cannabis NewsJuly 5, 2024 The Hemp Community of Wyoming argues the ban is unconstitutional and wants a judge to stop it as it takes effect today. A group of hemp retailers and an agricultural organization are suing the state of Wyoming claiming that its recent ban on the marijuana-like substance delta-8 is unconstitutional Recreational Marijuana News Oil City News

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District Judge Rules Against Marijuana Legality in Massachusetts

District Judge Rules Against Marijuana Legality in Massachusetts Image Cannabis NewsJuly 5, 2024 He says marijuana companies have grounds to sue if taken to the Supreme Court. District Judge Mark Mastroianni rejected the arguments made by Massachusetts marijuana companies, declaring that a previous Supreme Court decision prevented them from forcing state marijuana legalization through the court Marijuana Politics Cannabis Jobs The Presidential Prayer Team

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Appeal Filed Against Federal Prohibition by Marijuana Companies

Appeal Filed Against Federal Prohibition by Marijuana Companies Image Cannabis NewsJuly 5, 2024 Major Marijuana Companies Challenge Federal Ban on State-Regulated Cannabis Activities. Major marijuana companies appeal federal prohibition on state-regulated activities. DOJ claims that in-state cannabis draws out-of-state tourists, impacting interstate commerce. The plaintiffs believe that Marijuana Business News The Dales Report

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Tribe launches North Carolina's first Recreational Marijuana sales

Tribe launches North Carolina's first Recreational Marijuana sales Image Cannabis NewsJuly 5, 2024 North Carolina's First Recreational Marijuana Sales Begin on Fourth of July for Tribal Members. North Carolina's first recreational marijuana sales to a limited population began on the Fourth of July. The Great Smoky Cannabis Company announced on social media it would begin recreational marijuana Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News News Channel 9

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Independence starts preliminary planning for Medical Cannabis zones

Independence starts preliminary planning for Medical Cannabis zones Image Cannabis NewsJuly 5, 2024 Independence City Council Prepares for Potential Medical Cannabis Businesses with Preliminary Zoning Work. The Independence City Council passed a resolution to begin preliminary zoning work for medical cannabis businesses at their meeting Monday night, even though the city has already voted to put Medical Cannabis News Link NKY

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Older Adults See Significant Benefits From Medical Cannabis

Older Adults See Significant Benefits From Medical Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsJuly 5, 2024 Medical Cannabis Use Rises Among Seniors, Offering Notable Health Benefits. As medical cannabis use increases among adults aged 65 and over, a new study has found that older patients report significant benefits from these products. Use of cannabis products for medical purposes is increasing among Medical Cannabis News Health News

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Controversy surrounds bill that would regulate Hemp industry

Controversy surrounds bill that would regulate Hemp industry Image Cannabis NewsJuly 5, 2024 New Bill on Governor Murphy’s Desk Could Transform New Jersey’s Hemp Market. Big changes could be coming to New Jersey’s hemp market under a bill sitting on Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk that would require the state’s cannabis agency to regulate intoxicating hemp products like delta-8 and CBD. The bill Cannabis Technology News Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News New Jersey Monitor

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Ex-trooper, now a Cannabis grower, wants answers on fake Weed inaction

Ex-trooper, now a Cannabis grower, wants answers on fake Weed inaction Image Cannabis NewsJuly 5, 2024 Former Highway Patrol leader says cannabis posing as hemp breaks existing laws. Alan Welsh wasn’t just a cop. He was a Very Important Cop. The kind of cop who gets a legislative commemoration for an outstanding career upon retirement. Now he grows marijuana for a living. The shock of seeing Welsh in Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Mitchell Republic

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New law allows breweries to sell Hemp THC-infused drinks on tap

New law allows breweries to sell Hemp THC-infused drinks on tap Image Cannabis NewsJuly 5, 2024 At Headflyer Brewing in northeast Minneapolis, there's something new on tap: hemp-derived, THC-infused drinks. That's because a new law kicked in July 1 allowing taprooms to serve them this way. Before the change, customers could only buy cans. But if breweries display necessary information Cannabis Technology News Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News CBS News

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Governor Wes Moore on Maryland’s $1.1B Cannabis Milestone

Governor Wes Moore on Maryland’s $1.1B Cannabis Milestone Image Cannabis NewsJuly 4, 2024 Maryland's Cannabis Market Achieves $1,1 Billion in First Year of Legalization. Maryland’s first year of cannabis legalization reached $1.1 billion in sales, notes Governor Wes Moore. Majority minority-owned cannabis businesses result from Maryland’s social equity focus. The Cannabis Workforce Marijuana Business News The Dales Report

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As neighboring states legalize Pot, Wisconsin State Patrol arresting more people for possession

As neighboring states legalize Pot, Wisconsin State Patrol arresting more people for possession Image Cannabis NewsJuly 4, 2024 The Biden administration is set to change marijuana from a Schedule I to Schedule III drug. It could be the first step to sweeping change. The Wisconsin State Patrol is arresting more people than ever for marijuana possession, even as arrests at the local level have fallen and the state remains an Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Lacrosse Tribune

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Expunging county Marijuana convictions a slow process

Expunging county Marijuana convictions a slow process Image Cannabis NewsJuly 4, 2024 Perry County Circuit Clerk Jennifer Hotop smiles as she recalls the day she took office on Jan 1, 2019. She had no idea what she was in for. While Hotop was prepared to take on the many duties of the office, she had no way of knowing that in November 2022, she and all of the other circuit clerks in Marijuana Politics Republic Monitor

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Newark City Council votes to limit Recreational Marijuana sales to existing dispensaries

Newark City Council votes to limit Recreational Marijuana sales to existing dispensaries Image Cannabis NewsJuly 4, 2024 Newark City Council Limits Recreational Marijuana Sales to Existing Medical Dispensaries. Newark City Council members unanimously passed an ordinance that would limit the number of locations where recreational marijuana can be sold. According to the ordinance, only the existing medical marijuana Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News CW Columbus

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Average rate of Marijuana drops in Colorado

Average rate of Marijuana drops in Colorado Image Cannabis NewsJuly 4, 2024 The average market rate for unprocessed marijuana dropped as of July 1, according to the latest rates set by the Colorado Department of Revenue. New market rates, which went into effect July 1, dropped for nearly all areas of the market, including unprocessed buds, bud allocated for extraction, trim Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News World Journal

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Bipartisan package seeks to unify Recreational and Medicinal Cannabis licensing

Bipartisan package seeks to unify Recreational and Medicinal Cannabis licensing Image Cannabis NewsJuly 4, 2024 New Michigan legislation would combine licensing for medical and recreational marijuana retailers into one. It would mark a significant change for the current system, which requires businesses that serve both medical and recreational users to have separate licenses. Representative Graham Filler (R Medical Cannabis News Recreational Marijuana News WEMU

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