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Our medical Cannabis Market is growing fast, but are older people getting on board?

Our medical Cannabis Market is growing fast, but are older people getting on board?

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 2, 2024

A recent global report has flagged Australia as the fastest-growing medical market in the world for medical cannabis. This aligns with recent research by Australian medical cannabis biotech company Medigrowth which distributes medicinal products to customers around Australia. Their research results

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Spain’s Medical Cannabis law to be ready ‘in the coming months’ says health minister

Spain’s Medical Cannabis law to be ready ‘in the coming months’ says health minister

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 1, 2024

Spain's Health Minister Affirms Commitment to Medical Cannabis Law. Mónica García Gómez used her first appearance in Congress to reaffirm her commitment to establishing a medical cannabis framework. Spain’s newly appointed health minister has said that the country’s long-awaited medical cannabis law

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Aurora Cannabis to consolidate shares on a one-for-10 basis

Aurora Cannabis to consolidate shares on a one-for-10 basis

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 1, 2024

Aurora Cannabis Inc, has announced a plan to consolidate its shares on a one-for-10 basis. The company says it expects the move will restore compliance with Nasdaq listing rules and ensure the company continues to have access to a wide range of institutional investors. The plan, which is subject to

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Washington lawmakers make another run at legalizing Homegrown Marijuana

Washington lawmakers make another run at legalizing Homegrown Marijuana

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2024

Washington Lawmakers Advance Bill Allowing Personal Cannabis Cultivation at Home. A dozen years after Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana sales, state lawmakers want to make it possible to grow cannabis plants at home without breaking the law. A House panel on Monday advanced

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South Dakota Legislators Shut Down Bill Restricting Medical Cannabis Access for Patients

South Dakota Legislators Shut Down Bill Restricting Medical Cannabis Access for Patients

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2024

The bill would have put doctors at risk for criminal charges. South Dakota members of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, with a vote of 5-2, decided last Wednesday to postpone any additional proceedings regarding legislation (SB 82), which aims to limit the medical cannabis access to a

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Depositions to come in Alabama Medical Cannabis licensing controversy

Depositions to come in Alabama Medical Cannabis licensing controversy

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2024

Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission Faces Depositions Over License Decisions. Lawyers for companies denied medical cannabis business licenses are preparing to question members of the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission over how they decided to award licenses. This comes after Montgomery County

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Legalizing medical Marijuana is popular in Kansas, so why hasn’t it happened yet?

Legalizing medical Marijuana is popular in Kansas, so why hasn’t it happened yet?

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 30, 2024

Kansas is one of only a few states with no legal medical or recreational marijuana. Some people are optimistic about a medical cannabis deal this year. Activists at the Statehouse are renewing a push for state lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana in Kansas. While Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and

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As Iowa sees $13M in Medical Marijuana sales, overseers ask for more state oversight

As Iowa sees $13M in Medical Marijuana sales, overseers ask for more state oversight

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 29, 2024

Iowa Medical Cannabidiol Board Calls for More Oversight on Telehealth Providers in Medical Marijuana Program. The state board overseeing Iowa's medical marijuana program has again asked Iowa lawmakers to legislate more oversight on telehealth providers participating in the program, among a number of

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Beyond Party Lines: Support for Cannabis Legalization

Beyond Party Lines: Support for Cannabis Legalization

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 29, 2024

Public Support and Demographic Trends Signal Momentum for Federal Marijuana Legalization. The TDR Three Takeaways: Broad Support Across Demographics: The majority of Americans, including young adults, Republicans, African-Americans, and Hispanics, support federal marijuana legalization. This

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DOJ says it will be unconstitutional to exclude SANDF members from private Cannabis Bill

DOJ says it will be unconstitutional to exclude SANDF members from private Cannabis Bill

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2024

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has this week indicated that it will not exclude members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) from utilising the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill. This, after the SANDF had reservations about the implications the bill would have for its members. The

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Cannabis lab files appeal with Mississippi State Department of Health

Cannabis lab files appeal with Mississippi State Department of Health

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2024

Mississippi Cannabis Testing Lab Remains Shut Down Amid Retesting. The owner of Rapid Analytics said the business remains shut down even though the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) released products the laboratory had previously tested. The Natchez Democrat reported the owner, Mamie

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Lawmakers Reject Bill That Sought To Limit Patients’ Medical Cannabis Access

Lawmakers Reject Bill That Sought To Limit Patients’ Medical Cannabis Access

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2024

South Dakota Senate Committee Delays Action on Restrictive Medical Cannabis Bill. Members of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 5-2 to defer any further action on legislation (SB 82) that sought to restrict many patients’ medical cannabis access. The measure sought to restrict

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Move to change South Dakota’s Medical Marijuana laws momentarily gets slowed down

Move to change South Dakota’s Medical Marijuana laws momentarily gets slowed down

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 25, 2024

South Dakota Senate Committee Advances Changes to Medical Cannabis Program. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee killed two of the three medical marijuana bills on its agenda Wednesday (Jan. 24, 2024) and amended the other. The committee killed SB82, which would have required that a

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Judge directs Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission members to testify on licensing procedures

Judge directs Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission members to testify on licensing procedures

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 25, 2024

Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission Members Ordered to Testify on Licensing Process. A Montgomery County Circuit Judge Wednesday ordered five Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) members and director John McMillan to provide testimony on the licensing process. Judge James Anderson also granted

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Group proposes easing access to Medical Marijuana in Arkansas after record sales

Group proposes easing access to Medical Marijuana in Arkansas after record sales

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 24, 2024

Arkansas' marijuana business is lush with green. Driving the news: On the heels of a record year for state medical marijuana sales — $283 million — a group is seeking to get a constitutional amendment on the Arkansas ballot that would relax state laws. Quick take: The proposed ballot measure drafted

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Bloomfield to hold public hearing on a proposed hybrid Cannabis dispensary

Bloomfield to hold public hearing on a proposed hybrid Cannabis dispensary

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 23, 2024

The Town Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday for a proposed medical and retail cannabis dispensary in the center of town. If approved, it would be the town's first cannabis dispensary, according to Jon Colman, Bloomfield's assistant director of building and land use

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Older drivers show evidence of impaired driving performance after smoking Cannabis, even if they regularly use cannabis

Older drivers show evidence of impaired driving performance after smoking Cannabis, even if they regularly use cannabis

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 22, 2024

Cannabis Impact on Driving Performance in Older Adults: Toronto Study Reveals Weaving and Reduced Speed After Consumption. Epidemiological research indicates that cannabis increases vehicular accident risks through behaviors like weaving and slower reaction times, with most studies focusing on

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Report Says Minnesota Needs at Least 381 Dispensaries, Examines MJ Consumer Habits

Report Says Minnesota Needs at Least 381 Dispensaries, Examines MJ Consumer Habits

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 22, 2024

Minnesota Will Need At Least 381 Recreational Dispensaries, New Report Suggests. Ahead of the Minnesota cannabis market’s official adult-use launch, a new report examines consumer habits around obtaining, purchasing and using cannabis, notably suggesting that the state will need at least 381

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Michigan Marijuana sales surpass $3 billion in 2023, but face possible slowdown

Michigan Marijuana sales surpass $3 billion in 2023, but face possible slowdown

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 22, 2024

The Michigan marijuana industry reached a new milestone in 2023: $3 billion in total sales. That’s $300 per man, woman and child. Despite 30% growth over the the $2.3 billion sold in 2022, insiders believe the market is increasingly saturated and headed for a slowdown in the upcoming year. “I

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Vermont House contemplates nixing THC caps for retail Cannabis

Vermont House contemplates nixing THC caps for retail Cannabis

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 18, 2024

Vermont Cannabis Control Board Urges Lawmakers to Eliminate Potency Caps. The Vermont Cannabis Control Board is asking lawmakers to eliminate caps on the potency of certain marijuana products from state law — a move officials said could keep more users in the legal market but that faces opposition

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