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Growing union movement in Missouri Marijuana industry as dispensary workers organize

Growing union movement in Missouri Marijuana industry as dispensary workers organize

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Cannabis NewsDecember 11, 2023

While dispensary workers see progress, marijuana manufacturing employees say they are stuck in a ‘gray area,’ unable to unionize because they may be considered agriculture workers. The first day was a breeze. Sean Shannon and Danny Foster walked into several marijuana dispensaries around Missouri

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Cannabis taxes have not solved Colorado’s budget woes

Cannabis taxes have not solved Colorado’s budget woes

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Cannabis NewsDecember 11, 2023

Cannabis taxes did not solve Colorado’s budget woes. That was never promised, or even implied by supporters of legalization. But some money is better than no money. From the earliest days of the 2012 political campaign to legalize cannabis, there was a promise that a certain amount of the tax

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We should guarantee legal representation for petty misdemeanors

We should guarantee legal representation for petty misdemeanors

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Cannabis NewsDecember 11, 2023

On May 30, 2023, Gov Tim Walz signed cannabis legalization into law. More recently, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that the smell of burnt cannabis on its own is no longer probable cause for vehicle searches. This, combined with the legalization of cannabis, puts new rules into play for Minnesota

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Ohio Congressman To File Federal Cannabis Legalization Bill

Ohio Congressman To File Federal Cannabis Legalization Bill

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Cannabis NewsDecember 8, 2023

GOP Representative Dave Joyce of Ohio plans to introduce new legislation to legalize cannabis at the federal level. Republican U.S. Representative David Joyce of Ohio will soon introduce a new bill to legalize cannabis at the federal level, according to a report from Forbes published on Wednesday

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Republican Representative David Joyce To Introduce Cannabis Legalization Bill

Republican Representative David Joyce To Introduce Cannabis Legalization Bill

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Cannabis NewsDecember 7, 2023

The Ohio congressman will soon file the STATES 2 0 Act, which seeks to deschedule state-legal cannabis at the federal level, Forbes has learned. The fight for cannabis legalization in America has a friend from ruby red Ohio: Republican Representative David Joyce. The 66-year-old congressman, who is

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Drug dealers using QR codes stuck on lampposts to sell Cannabis near schools

Drug dealers using QR codes stuck on lampposts to sell Cannabis near schools

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Cannabis NewsDecember 7, 2023

Brazen drug dealers are using QR codes stuck on lampposts to try and sell cannabis near schools, universities and even police stations, it has emerged. Dozens of black and gold stickers advertising 'Get your delivery' have been put up around various streets in the cathedral city of Worcester. Each

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How will Police handle Marijuana Legalization?

How will Police handle Marijuana Legalization?

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Cannabis NewsDecember 7, 2023

Public health, enforcement and more: Your questions answered about marijuana legalization. With Issue 2 taking effect Thursday, questions still loom about marijuana legalization in Ohio. The statute legalizes the purchase, possession and cultivation of marijuana for adults 21 and older in the state

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Santa Barbara residents sue over 'sewer-like' smell

Santa Barbara residents sue over 'sewer-like' smell

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Cannabis NewsDecember 6, 2023

Residents in Carpinteria, California, File Class-Action Lawsuit Against Cannabis Farms Over Odor Issues. California’s legalization of recreational cannabis turned Santa Barbara County into one of the biggest pot growing regions in the world, bringing hundreds of acres of marijuana to a region that

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Cannabis workers across Missouri begin push to unionize dispensaries

Cannabis workers across Missouri begin push to unionize dispensaries

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Cannabis NewsDecember 4, 2023

While dispensary workers see progress, marijuana manufacturing employees say they are stuck in a ‘gray area,’ unable to unionize because they may be considered agriculture workers. The first day was a breeze. Sean Shannon and Danny Foster walked into several marijuana dispensaries around Missouri

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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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