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'Do you want us to get into a gunfight?’ Cannabis industry decries police response to burglaries

'Do you want us to get into a gunfight?’ Cannabis industry decries police response to burglaries

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Cannabis NewsDecember 4, 2023

Santa Cruz Cannabis Businesses Demand Police Action on Sophisticated Burglaries. Local cannabis operations have increasingly become targets for highly sophisticated burglaries in which masked individuals break into these tightly secured shops and steal tens of thousands of dollars worth of product

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What's behind the rise in Marijuana dispensary break-ins?

What's behind the rise in Marijuana dispensary break-ins?

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Cannabis NewsDecember 1, 2023

An alarming trend of break-ins at marijuana dispensaries across metro Detroit and the State of Michigan is continuing, and employees say more needs to be done to prevent them. Just in the last two weeks, marijuana dispensaries on Detroit's east side have been targeted in the middle of the night

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South Carolina Bill Would Tax, Regulate Delta-8 THC

South Carolina Bill Would Tax, Regulate Delta-8 THC

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Cannabis NewsNovember 30, 2023

H 4628 would impose regulations and a sales tax on hemp-derived delta-8 THC products in South Carolina. The delta-8 THC market is bigger than ever before, regulated like hemp, but South Carolina could change that if one proposal takes root. Rep. Rosalyn Henderson-Myers (D-Spartanburg) filed a bill

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Cannabis Entrepreneur Berner Joins Last Prisoner Project to Free Air Force Veteran

Cannabis Entrepreneur Berner Joins Last Prisoner Project to Free Air Force Veteran

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Cannabis NewsNovember 30, 2023

Rapper Berner Joins #FreeRobertDeals Campaign to Highlight Unjust Cannabis Incarceration. Rapper and Co-founder of pioneering cannabis company Cookies – Berner – is joining forces with cannabis campaign group the Last Prisoner Project to highlight the cannabis incarceration of 10-year Air Force

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High Medical Marijuana prices driving consumers elsewhere

High Medical Marijuana prices driving consumers elsewhere

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Cannabis NewsNovember 29, 2023

University of Virginia Faces Calls to Release Independent Review, Virginia's High Medical Marijuana Prices Drive Consumers Away, Federal Prison Guard Sentenced, and More: Virginia News Recap. • An increasing number of people are calling for the University of Virginia to release its independent

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New Hampshire Governor Calls for Cap on Proposed Cannabis Dispensaries

New Hampshire Governor Calls for Cap on Proposed Cannabis Dispensaries

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Cannabis NewsNovember 29, 2023

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu has called for a 15-store cap on cannabis dispensaries in the state as it looks to implement its new cannabis legalisation plans. New Hampshire recently implemented bill HB 611 in preparation for the legalisation of cannabis. Governor Sununu signed the bill that

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Cannabis ‘legalization is inevitable,’ says policy analyst

Cannabis ‘legalization is inevitable,’ says policy analyst

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Cannabis NewsNovember 29, 2023

Cannabis stocks aren’t the only ones that were riding high in early 2021. In the wake of a brief Covid-19-related bear market, investors were bidding up just about anything exciting, including cryptocurrency, nonfungible tokens and meme stocks. Unlike some of the more speculative plays, though

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Raid on Illegal Chinese Marijuana Operation in Western Maine Seizes Illicit Drugs Worth $1M+

Raid on Illegal Chinese Marijuana Operation in Western Maine Seizes Illicit Drugs Worth $1M+

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Cannabis NewsNovember 29, 2023

Law enforcement raided an illegal, industrial-scale marijuana grow operation Tuesday morning in Wilton, ME at 128 Weld Road, the former location of the Bass Shoe Factory building. Multiple sources, including the owner of the property, confirmed police activity at the 10,000 square foot warehouse

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Feds Tell Farmers To Grow Hemp or Weed, But Not Both

Feds Tell Farmers To Grow Hemp or Weed, But Not Both

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Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2023

The USDA is rescinding hemp cultivation licenses for some farmers who are also licensed to grow hemp. Hemp farmers in several states are being told by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that they can grow cannabis or hemp but not both, according to a report from Politico. Thousands of farmers from

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New York’s Regulators Settle Lawsuits Over Legal Marijuana Licensing

New York’s Regulators Settle Lawsuits Over Legal Marijuana Licensing

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Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2023

New York's Cannabis Control Board has announced it approved settling the ongoing lawsuits over the marijuana licensing that hindered regulators from issuing new licenses. As anticipated two weeks ago, the agency voted to endorse a settlement addressing two lawsuits on Monday, November 27

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US Virgin Islands Calls for People with Cannabis Convictions To Reach Out for Expungements

US Virgin Islands Calls for People with Cannabis Convictions To Reach Out for Expungements

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Cannabis NewsNovember 27, 2023

The territory is finally moving forward with expungement efforts. U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. recently called out to residents with cannabis convictions to contact the government to determine if those convictions are eligible for expungement. The territory’s cannabis law, Act No. 8679

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Hemp Farmers Are Losing Their Licenses After Growing Cannabis

Hemp Farmers Are Losing Their Licenses After Growing Cannabis

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Cannabis NewsNovember 27, 2023

Hemp farmers across the United States are seeing their licenses revoked by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) amid a lack of legal and regulatory clarity. Farmers in at least three US states who began growing hemp after it was federally legalised in 2018’s farm bill are now being penalised by

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Police investigate streak of Cannabis store armed robberies

Police investigate streak of Cannabis store armed robberies

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Cannabis NewsNovember 24, 2023

Calgary police are investigating a series of armed robberies targeting cannabis stores that investigators believe are connected. On Nov. 15 at around 12 a.m., police were called to the 420 Cannabis store at 2008 33 Avenue S.W. for reports of an armed robbery, but the suspects fled before police

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Despite legalization, Cannabis can still have legal impact for immigrants who aren’t US citizens

Despite legalization, Cannabis can still have legal impact for immigrants who aren’t US citizens

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Cannabis NewsNovember 28, 2023

Cannabis is legal for adults 21 and older to use and possess in Minnesota. However, it is still illegal under federal law and legal experts say the distinction is important for immigrants who are not yet U.S. citizens. Julia Decker, policy director of the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, said that

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Law Enforcement opposes Hawaii Cannabis Legalization

Law Enforcement opposes Hawaii Cannabis Legalization

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Cannabis NewsNovember 24, 2023

Law enforcement officials in Hawaii are standing in opposition to new cannabis legalization plans put forward by Attorney General Anne Lopez. Lopez presented a new plan to legalize the sale and possession of adult use cannabis for people ages 21 and over by 1 January, 2026. Setting out a roadmap for

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Cannabis advocates not letting legislature snuff out their efforts

Cannabis advocates not letting legislature snuff out their efforts

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Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2023

It’s highly unlikely Indiana lawmakers will consider legalizing marijuana when the next session begins in January. Republican State Senator Kyle Walker said, “I continue to be supportive of cannabis legalization in Indiana, but will not be filing a bill this session. This is a significant policy

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Can you get evicted for smoking Cannabis at home?

Can you get evicted for smoking Cannabis at home?

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Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2023

It may be directly addressed in your lease agreement. But if it isn't, there can still be other ways it could get you evicted. There are a lot of questions swirling around the Nov. 7 passage of Issue 2 to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio. Viewers are asking if they rent, can they be evicted

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Missouri Cannabis industry grapples with drastic changes in regulations

Missouri Cannabis industry grapples with drastic changes in regulations

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Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2023

Not only are these regulations going to put a damper on what Missouri cannabis consumers know and love about the industry, but other recent adjustments have already started burning holes in customers’ pockets. Cannabis consumers around the state already have or will soon start to see shifts when

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Napoleon Bonaparte Banned Cannabis Because His Soldiers Were Getting Too High

Napoleon Bonaparte Banned Cannabis Because His Soldiers Were Getting Too High

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Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2023

Ridley Scott’s new film contains many historical inaccuracies to spice up the conqueror’s life, none of them wilder than hard fact. In Ridley Scott’s historical epic Napoleon , the titular French conqueror, played by Joaquin Phoenix, marches into the deserts of Egypt and orders his soldiers to aim

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Legal Marijuana putting drug recognition experts to the test to keep roads safe

Legal Marijuana putting drug recognition experts to the test to keep roads safe

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Cannabis NewsNovember 22, 2023

Legal marijuana is making it harder for local law enforcement officers to keep Rhode Island's roads safe. There's been a dangerous uptick of traffic related deaths this year. In September there were 288 total DUI cases, 71 consented to a chemical test, 206 refused. Sergeant Anthony McHugh with the

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