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Massachusetts Lawmakers Divided on Next Steps for Troubled Cannabis Control Commission

Massachusetts Lawmakers Divided on Next Steps for Troubled Cannabis Control Commission Image Cannabis NewsJuly 10, 2024 Uncertainty Looms as Massachusetts Lawmakers Grapple with Cannabis Control Commission's Future Amid Inspector General's Warning. Lawmakers from both parties signaled Tuesday they share a government watchdog’s concerns about upheaval at the Cannabis Control Commission, but Democrats who wield Marijuana Politics Marijuana Business News Mass Live

Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Demands Social Equity in Cannabis Legalization

Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Demands Social Equity in Cannabis Legalization Image Cannabis NewsJuly 10, 2024 Black Caucus Stresses Restorative Justice as Essential for Cannabis Legalization in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus said Tuesday that any cannabis legalization law must contain policies concerning restorative justice and social equity. Members of the Caucus said that any bill Marijuana Politics Marijuana Business News Benzinga

As Iowa Hemp lawsuits continue, business dries up for retailers

As Iowa Hemp lawsuits continue, business dries up for retailers Image Cannabis NewsJuly 10, 2024 Tightened Hemp Laws Devastate CBD Businesses and Spur Legal Battles in Iowa. Lacie Navin has seen business drop dramatically at her CBD and hemp shops since July 1, when a new state law tightly restricting the products went into effect. Navin runs Your CBD Store shops in the Des Moines metro, a Marijuana Politics Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs The Gazette

Wisconsin’s Cannabis industry leafs out with new, legal products

Wisconsin’s Cannabis industry leafs out with new, legal products Image Cannabis NewsJuly 10, 2024 From Migraines to Market Booms: How Legal Ambiguities and Entrepreneurial Spirit are Shaping Wisconsin's Cannabis Scene. When she was in her mid-30s, Sara Scott-Hitchings was bedeviled by migraines. After years of trying one medication after another, including opioids, Hitchings was running out of Medical Cannabis News Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs The Cap Times

California’s Cannabis industry shifts 710 strategy on heels of new vape rules

California’s Cannabis industry shifts 710 strategy on heels of new vape rules Image Cannabis NewsJuly 10, 2024 Sales of concentrates are on the rise across the country, even as California operators adapt to new terminology and a focus on sustainability. As cannabis companies across the U.S. set up to celebrate the relatively new cannabis holiday of 710, California operators are adapting to new vape Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Green Market Report

Calls for More Industry Transparency as Medical Cannabis Producer Reveals High Yield

Calls for More Industry Transparency as Medical Cannabis Producer Reveals High Yield Image Cannabis NewsJuly 9, 2024 Dalgety Calls for Industry Transparency as It Reveals World-Class Yield. Leading UK medical cannabis producer Dalgety has, for the first time, revealed its impressive yield while calling for more industry transparency across the UK market. Just 18 months since being granted a Home Office licence Marijuana Business News Business of Cannabis

South Dakota Leads Nation in Hemp Production, Eyes Expansion

South Dakota Leads Nation in Hemp Production, Eyes Expansion Image Cannabis NewsJuly 9, 2024 South Dakota ranks #1 in Hemp, farmers in the state look at this year’s crop. After leading the nation in hemp production the last two years, South Dakota looks to continue expanding the growth of the crop throughout the state while adding new processing facilities. Despite South Dakota being the Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs AG Week

New York’s ongoing struggle to launch Cannabis companies

New York’s ongoing struggle to launch Cannabis companies Image Cannabis NewsJuly 9, 2024 Broken state promises and legal delays have conspired to keep licensees from opening. The New York Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) does an excellent job informing the public about the number of licenses issued, but its record is less stellar when it comes to getting new dispensaries opened in Marijuana Politics Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Green Market Report

Adults are ditching alcohol for Cannabis and psychedelics

Adults are ditching alcohol for Cannabis and psychedelics Image Cannabis NewsJuly 9, 2024 UK Adults Shift from Alcohol to Psychotropic Drugs, Study Finds. The report found that 58% of adults in the UK reduce their alcohol consumption in favour of other substances, a figure that increases to 70% in the US where THC is more widely available. An increasing number of adults in the UK are Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News Leafie

Cannabis advocates in Thailand protest a proposal to ban again its general use

Cannabis advocates in Thailand protest a proposal to ban again its general use Image Cannabis NewsJuly 8, 2024 Thai Cannabis Advocates Protest Potential Ban on General Use. Two years after Marijuana was decriminalized in Thailand, nearly a hundred of its advocates marched to the prime minister’s office to protest a possible ban on general use. Two years after marijuana was decriminalized in Thailand, nearly Marijuana Business News ABC News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Celebrate 4th of July with Silly Nice Cannabis in 47 New York Cities

Celebrate 4th of July with Silly Nice Cannabis in 47 New York Cities Image Cannabis NewsJuly 3, 2024 As the 4th of July approaches, residents of New York are gearing up to celebrate with family, friends, and fireworks. For those seeking high-quality cannabis products to enhance their festivities, Silly Nice stands out as a premier choice. This New York Made, Black and Veteran-Owned Cannabis Brand Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News Stupid Dope

Can Using Cannabis Decrease Diabetes Risk?

Can Using Cannabis Decrease Diabetes Risk? Image Cannabis NewsJuly 3, 2024 The Complex Connection: How Cannabis Could Impact Diabetes and Overall Health. Cannabis users may have a "healthier inflammatory cytokine profile, better insulin sensitivity, and higher levels of physical activity than nonusers," all of which can be linked to a potentially lower risk for diabetes Medical Cannabis News Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Medscape


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