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Minnesota health department warns of illegal high-dose edibles

Minnesota health department warns of illegal high-dose edibles

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Cannabis NewsDecember 15, 2023

Nearly 40% of the THC edible retailers inspected by the state since August had illegal high-dose products for sale, per the Minnesota Department of Health. Why it matters: The findings, which MDH said were part of a targeted effort to "remove high-risk products," underscore the challenge regulators

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Cannabis retail expands in Redwood City with two new dispensary openings

Cannabis retail expands in Redwood City with two new dispensary openings

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Cannabis NewsDecember 15, 2023

MMD and Airfield Supply Company Mark Their Entry into Redwood City. Redwood City is set to see the opening of two new cannabis dispensaries this weekend. MMD, an established California cannabis brand, and Airfield Supply Company, a significant player in the cannabis retail market, are expanding

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Native Roots opens as Grand Junction's fourth Pot shop

Native Roots opens as Grand Junction's fourth Pot shop

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Cannabis NewsDecember 15, 2023

Grand Junction’s fourth recreational marijuana store opened late last week, with Native Roots starting business Thursday. The company celebrated opening with a ribbon-cutting Tuesday. Native Roots CEO Jon Boord praised the staff’s efforts to get their space, located at 683 Horizon Dr. Unit 110, open

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Mississippi Retailers Caught Selling Weed Disguised as Hemp Products

Mississippi Retailers Caught Selling Weed Disguised as Hemp Products

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Cannabis NewsDecember 15, 2023

Steep Hill Mississippi found that some so-called hemp products are not what they claim to be. Over-the-counter hemp products in Mississippi are not what they appear to be, according to a Steep Hill Mississippi analysis. Clarion Ledger reports that Steep Hill Mississippi President and co-founder

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Florida looks to double size of Medical Marijuana industry within next 6 months

Florida looks to double size of Medical Marijuana industry within next 6 months

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Cannabis NewsDecember 15, 2023

Kimball’s office accepted 74 applications for 22 additional licenses during an application period that ended in April. Florida could move forward with 22 additional licenses for medical-marijuana operators — nearly doubling the size of the state’s legal cannabis industry — within the next six months

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Recreational Marijuana is legal in Ohio, but with little infrastructure set up to use it

Recreational Marijuana is legal in Ohio, but with little infrastructure set up to use it

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Cannabis NewsDecember 14, 2023

Ohioans Navigate Legal Limbo as Recreational Marijuana Possession Becomes Legal without Sales Framework. For the last week it has been legal for adults 21 and over in Ohio to possess and grow marijuana in their homes, ever since the citizen-led initiated statute known as Issue 2 went into effect 30

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Cannabis Enthusiast Launches Wedding and Party Planning Business for Marijuana-Loving Couples in Ohio

Cannabis Enthusiast Launches Wedding and Party Planning Business for Marijuana-Loving Couples in Ohio

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Cannabis NewsDecember 13, 2023

Want to start your marriage off on a high note? Now that recreational marijuana is legal in Ohio, self-professed “stoner” Bob Ellison of Cuyahoga Falls is bringing all things cannabis to the wedding scene for pot enthusiasts. Ellison is the founder of Weeded Bliss, a cannabis wedding and party

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Police find stash of Marijuana after mistaken text to officer

Police find stash of Marijuana after mistaken text to officer

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Cannabis NewsDecember 13, 2023

Off-Duty Officer Receives Mistaken Text, Unravels Marijuana Stash in Richmond Home. According to a Facebook post by the Richmond Police Department, an off-duty officer got a text message from someone she knew from a previous interaction. A mistaken text message led police to a stash of marijuana in

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Dutch Cannabis Legalization Pilot project to Start this Week

Dutch Cannabis Legalization Pilot project to Start this Week

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Cannabis NewsDecember 12, 2023

The Netherlands Launches Cannabis Legalization Pilot Project with Closed-Chain Experiment. For decades, “coffee shops” in the Netherlands have operated under a system in which the sale of cannabis was legally tolerated, but its cultivation was prohibited. In practice, this meant that consumers had

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The Weirdos’ Essential Cannabis Industry Bullshitter Guide

The Weirdos’ Essential Cannabis Industry Bullshitter Guide

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Cannabis NewsDecember 8, 2023

See if you’re on the list! Every December I like to take stock of the cannabis experts that have moved on because they didn’t have a clue what they were talking about. And it’s important to remember people are bullshitting at every level of the industry, from the budtender telling you those mids are

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Adults can now legally possess and grow Marijuana in Ohio but there's nowhere to buy it

Adults can now legally possess and grow Marijuana in Ohio but there's nowhere to buy it

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Cannabis NewsDecember 8, 2023

Ohio's recreational marijuana users are officially in a state of limbo. Ohioans woke up Thursday in a land of limbo for recreational marijuana use: Adults can now legally grow and possess cannabis at home, but cannot legally buy it. On Wednesday night, Republican Gov. Mike DeWine urged lawmakers to

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New California law protects Recreational Cannabis users

New California law protects Recreational Cannabis users

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Cannabis NewsDecember 7, 2023

Assembly Bill 2188 goes into effect Jan 1, 2024. It outlaws employers from taking action against employees for off-duty cannabis use. A new law will prevent California employers from punishing employees for recreational use of cannabis outside of work hours starting January 1. While current and

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Ohio’s first legalized Marijuana changes take effect as Ohio House buzzkills last-minute Senate changes

Ohio’s first legalized Marijuana changes take effect as Ohio House buzzkills last-minute Senate changes

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Cannabis NewsDecember 7, 2023

Ohioans Can Now Grow Marijuana at Home as Voter-Approved Law Takes Effect Without Changes. Up in smoke: Ohioans can begin growing marijuana at home and won’t be charged for possession of small amounts as a new voter-approved recreational marijuana law takes effect without changes from state

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Recreational Marijuana is now legal in Ohio. Here are some do's and don'ts.

Recreational Marijuana is now legal in Ohio. Here are some do's and don'ts.

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Cannabis NewsDecember 7, 2023

Starting Thursday, Ohio becomes the 24th state where recreational marijuana is legal. The law is now in effect after voters passed Issue 2 in the November election. Although marijuana is legal, there are quite a few caveats because lawmakers can tweak that law and it could be several months before

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Japan to legalize medical use of Cannabis, revising stringent drug laws, but toughens ban on Recreational Marijuana use

Japan to legalize medical use of Cannabis, revising stringent drug laws, but toughens ban on Recreational Marijuana use

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Cannabis NewsDecember 7, 2023

The use of marijuana is heavily stigmatized in Japan, but the landmark bill is a win for patient groups that have campaigned for access to these medicines. Japan’s anti-cannabis laws ensnared international stars including Beatle Paul McCartney, who was detained for 9 days in 1980 after the drug was

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1 in 8 older US adults now use Cannabis products

1 in 8 older US adults now use Cannabis products

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Cannabis NewsDecember 6, 2023

The number is significantly higher than before the pandemic. More older Americans consume cannabis now than before the pandemic, according to a new study, prompting calls for more open communication with healthcare providers. Data from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, which is run by University

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Total unpackaged Cannabis inventory, production space continue to decline

Total unpackaged Cannabis inventory, production space continue to decline

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Cannabis NewsDecember 6, 2023

Canadian Cannabis Surplus Shows Signs of Decline as Unpackaged Inventory Drops in 2023. The amount of unpackaged inventory cannabis producers are sitting on has continued to decline from a peak in late 2022, while approved indoor grow space has been slowly declining from a peak in early 2020

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Germany’s Cannabis Legalization Delayed Again but What Comes Next?

Germany’s Cannabis Legalization Delayed Again but What Comes Next?

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Cannabis NewsDecember 5, 2023

Germany’s pivotal vote on legalizing cannabis, initially slated for this week, has been postponed until next year. This delay, prompted by the Social Democratic Party (SPD)’s concerns, marks another setback in the country’s journey towards legalization. The postponement follows multiple previous

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Recreational Pot Surges in Rhode Island’s First Year of Legal Sales

Recreational Pot Surges in Rhode Island’s First Year of Legal Sales

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Cannabis NewsDecember 5, 2023

Legal cannabis sales kicked off a year ago in Rhode Island, twelve months on, business is booming. Local news outlet WPRI reported last week that the state’s Office of Cannabis Regulation says that recreational marijuana sales “have steadily increased almost monthly over the past year, and the

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Cannabis operators sue Detroit over facility near high school

Cannabis operators sue Detroit over facility near high school

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Cannabis NewsDecember 5, 2023

City of Detroit Sued Over Revocation of Marijuana Business Licenses Near School. The city revoked a group of marijuana companies’ business licenses because their operation at 20601 Glendale St. on the city’s west side is too close to a drug-free zone. Schools are a drug-free zone. Yet the city of

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