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Connecticut Cannabis Gifting Event Receives Cease-and-Desist Letter

Connecticut Cannabis Gifting Event Receives Cease-and-Desist Letter

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 9, 2024

The HighBazaar has been happening since 2022, but the attorney general recently decided to crack down on what “appears” to violate state law. In Connecticut, the “HighBazaar” is a private cannabis event that has been held since 2022. The Masonic Temple Day Spring Lodge in Hamden hosts these events

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Driver fails breath test after crash into Cannabis store

Driver fails breath test after crash into Cannabis store

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 8, 2024

Driver Gets 3-Day License Suspension After Crashing Into Cannabis Store in Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police say a 67-year-old man received a three-day driver’s licence suspension after a car crashed into a cannabis store in the town of Cardinal on Thursday. OPP said in a post to social media that

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Marijuana buyers from Texas fuel a ‘Little Amsterdam’ in New Mexico

Marijuana buyers from Texas fuel a ‘Little Amsterdam’ in New Mexico

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 8, 2024

In a desert valley along the Rio Grande in New Mexico, the city of Sunland Park has generally offered few amenities for its roughly 17,000 residents. No large grocery store. Few shops. Little to offer those uninterested in the racetrack casino or a hike to the gigantic cross of Cristo Del Rey that

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Medical Cannabis Market to Worth USD 60.04 Billion by 2030

Medical Cannabis Market to Worth USD 60.04 Billion by 2030

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 8, 2024

Global Medical Cannabis Market Expected to Reach USD 60,04 Billion by 2030 with a CAGR of 22,5%. According to SkyQuest, the legalization of medical marijuana in numerous countries has ushered in a significant shift in how cannabis is cultivated and utilized in the medical cannabis market . One of

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Law enforcement, state regulators to meet over Cannabis flower loophole in Minnesota Marijuana law

Law enforcement, state regulators to meet over Cannabis flower loophole in Minnesota Marijuana law

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 5, 2024

The meeting on Jan 11 is in response to reports of hemp retailers selling raw cannabis flower that is likely marijuana. A loophole in the state’s new recreational marijuana law allowing the sale of high-potency raw cannabis flower to go unregulated will be the subject of a summit next week between

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Weed dispensary plan at old Rainforest Cafe in River North goes up in smoke

Weed dispensary plan at old Rainforest Cafe in River North goes up in smoke

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 4, 2024

Two lawsuits sought to block the joint venture between Progressive Treatment Solutions LLC and Bio-Pharm for an outlet at 605 N Clark St. A plan to transform the former Rainforest Cafe in River North into a pot dispensary has been scrapped by two marijuana firms. Mara Georges, an attorney who

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New Regulations under Oklahoma Medical Marijuana authority now in effect

New Regulations under Oklahoma Medical Marijuana authority now in effect

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 4, 2024

Several new state laws are now in effect with the new year, including four new regulations to the medical marijuana industry. One dispensary owner says the new changes were a surprise and she didn’t know about the changes until News On 6 reached out. The owner of Medijuana says she believes

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Cannabis Payments Processor Seeks $500m in Damages as It Closes Doors

Cannabis Payments Processor Seeks $500m in Damages as It Closes Doors

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 4, 2024

Georgia-based cannabis payments processor FP Omni Technologies is seeking $500m in damages as it announces that it is winding down operations. According to a press release published late last month, the decision to wind down operations follows a protracted legal dispute with TSYS Acquiring Solutions

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Can Cannabis Industry Waste be Used to Make Supercapacitors?

Can Cannabis Industry Waste be Used to Make Supercapacitors?

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 4, 2024

Researchers Explore Cannabis Waste for Supercapacitors. The cannabis plant can be used for a myriad of purposes to benefit humans, and not just in a medical cannabis capacity. Researchers in Argentina recently examined using discarded cannabis material from the legal cannabis industry to see if it

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Legal hemp stores monitor Marijuana Legislation

Legal hemp stores monitor Marijuana Legislation

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 4, 2024

Ohio Marijuana Bill Under Review. Based on the Nov. 7 election results for Issue 2 in Ohio, as much as 57 percent of the state’s voters are waiting for legislative adjustments to be finalized, paving the way for adult-use, recreational marijuana to hit stores. Proposed by Issue 2 and enacted on Dec

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New Law in Oklahoma Brings Secret Shoppers to Weed Dispensaries

New Law in Oklahoma Brings Secret Shoppers to Weed Dispensaries

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 4, 2024

A new Oklahoma state law that went into effect this week authorizes regulators to conduct secret shopper inspections of medical marijuana dispensaries. A new law in Oklahoma gives the state’s cannabis regulators the authority to launch a medical marijuana dispensary secret shopper program. The

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US Cannabis Stocks Spike as DEA Confirms Cannabis Reclassification Review

US Cannabis Stocks Spike as DEA Confirms Cannabis Reclassification Review

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 4, 2024

US DEA Confirms Cannabis Rescheduling Review Amid Power Struggle. The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has confirmed that it is conducting a review into the reclassification of cannabis, but has asserted its ‘final authority’ over the decision. In a letter sent to congressional Cannabis

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Recreational Weed in Missouri is nearly a year old

Recreational Weed in Missouri is nearly a year old

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 3, 2024

What can the industry expect in 2024? Heading into the second year of legal recreational cannabis in Missouri, people in the industry are anticipating continued sales momentum and challenges surrounding an ongoing social equity program. 2023 has been a big year for Missouri’s marijuana industry

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Major change to employment drug testing just came to California

Major change to employment drug testing just came to California

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 3, 2024

Cannabis users who are looking for a new job in California can breathe a sigh of relief. As of Jan. 1, it’s illegal for most California employers to discriminate against cannabis users or even ask about past cannabis use on job applications, thanks to a pair of new laws that increase workplace

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Police charge 5 people, seize thousands of plants in illegal pot operations at central Maine residences

Police charge 5 people, seize thousands of plants in illegal pot operations at central Maine residences

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 3, 2024

Sheriff's deputies first made arrests at a residence in China Saturday before state police made several more Tuesday afternoon. Five people have been charged with unlawful trafficking in drugs — three in the town of China and two in Belgrade — as police say they’re increasingly uncovering illegal

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New Mexico Regulation And Licensing Department Revokes Licenses At Two Torrance County Cannabis Farms

New Mexico Regulation And Licensing Department Revokes Licenses At Two Torrance County Cannabis Farms

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 3, 2024

New Mexico Revokes Licenses of Two Cannabis Producers for Violations, Imposes $1 Million Fines. The Cannabis Control Division (CCD) of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department (NMRLD) announced Tuesday it has revoked the licenses of two cannabis producers for exceeding plant count limits

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US regulators may loosen restrictions on Marijuana

US regulators may loosen restrictions on Marijuana

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 3, 2024

President Joe Biden’s administration is promising to make the biggest shift in federal drug policy in decades by loosening marijuana restrictions. President Joe Biden pardoned thousands of people who were convicted of use and simple possession of marijuana on federal lands and in the District of

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Cannabis Still the World’s Most Used Substance, UN Report Says

Cannabis Still the World’s Most Used Substance, UN Report Says

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 3, 2024

According to the United Nations, there are an estimated 219 million cannabis users worldwide, with that number trending upward. Cannabis use around the world continues to eclipse other drugs––and is increasing. Opioids, meanwhile, continue to cause the most harm. Those are just some of the takeaways

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Can I be fired for smoking weed in my off-hours?

Can I be fired for smoking weed in my off-hours?

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 2, 2024

What new California cannabis law says. Some cannabis users in California will be protected from discrimination in the workplace starting the new year. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 2188 into law in 2022, banning employers from firing, penalizing or creating employment conditions for workers

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UES Welcomes First Legal Cannabis Store in January

UES Welcomes First Legal Cannabis Store in January

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 2, 2024

In the chic corridors of the Upper East Side (UES), a groundbreaking venture is about to bloom. January 4 marks a significant date for cannabis enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike as The Herbal Care (THC) opens its doors at 1412 Lexington Avenue. This isn’t just any cannabis shop; it’s the first

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