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Federal Government about to make a big change to Marijuana rules

Federal Government about to make a big change to Marijuana rules

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 5, 2024

It could come today, or in a few weeks, maybe within the next month. Whenever it happens, rescheduling marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act – which regulates what drugs are considered illegal and just how illegal they are – would be the biggest step the federal government has taken toward

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Ceiling on THC levels remains intact for industrial Hemp growers

Ceiling on THC levels remains intact for industrial Hemp growers

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 8, 2024

Wednesday was a buzzkill for Virginia’s industrial hemp farmers. Del. Nick Freitas, R-Culpepper, brought a bill before the House of Delegates Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee that would have allowed commonwealth farmers to cultivate industrial hemp with a THC concentration as

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Florida Senators OK Cannabis THC limits

Florida Senators OK Cannabis THC limits

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 7, 2024

Florida Senate Committee Advances Bill to Limit THC Potency in Recreational Marijuana Products. A key Senate committee Tuesday signed off on a bill that would impose limits on the amounts of euphoria-inducing THC in pot products if voters pass a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow

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Agrify installs advanced Cannabis extraction system in Michigan

Agrify installs advanced Cannabis extraction system in Michigan

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 6, 2024

Lume Cannabis Upgrades Extraction Capabilities with Agrify's PX-30 System. Agrify Corporation, a provider of cultivation and extraction solutions for the cannabis industry, has announced the installation of its PX-30 Hydrocarbon Extraction System at Lume Cannabis's Michigan facility. The PX-30, part

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Is the government finally abandoning its ‘flat Earth’ Marijuana policies?

Is the government finally abandoning its ‘flat Earth’ Marijuana policies?

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 2, 2024

Federal Health Agency Affirms Cannabis' Therapeutic Efficacy. Hundreds of pages of recently released documents provided by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) affirm what the overwhelming majority of the public has known for decades: Marijuana possesses therapeutic efficacy and its

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Researchers at WSU identify specific neurons explaining why Cannabis makes you so snacky

Researchers at WSU identify specific neurons explaining why Cannabis makes you so snacky

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Cannabis NewsFebruary 1, 2024

The murky science behind stoned snacking is coming into focus thanks to a new study from Washington State University. The study, published in December in the journal Scientific Reports , aimed to help expand our knowledge of a well-known effect of cannabis use: the munchies. Scientists at WSU, led

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Can you buy pot in Colorado with a credit card? It’s complicated

Can you buy pot in Colorado with a credit card? It’s complicated

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2024

New laws set the table for modernization in marijuana, but experts say widespread change will likely rely on the feds. Americans are accustomed to using a credit card when shopping, especially when making online purchases. That is, unless, they are buying weed. Cannabis is among the country’s only

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Calls on Biden Administration To Deschedule Cannabis

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Calls on Biden Administration To Deschedule Cannabis

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2024

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand explained why we need to deschedule, not reschedule cannabis at the federal level. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants to send the Biden administration a message: End prohibition of cannabis, once and for all, by fully descheduling it rather than simply rescheduling it to a

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Connecticut Legal Loophole Allows THC Seltzers at Liquor Stores

Connecticut Legal Loophole Allows THC Seltzers at Liquor Stores

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 31, 2024

Drink up, non-alcoholic beverages with low-dosage servings of THC can be sold in Connecticut liquor stores. Liquor stores in Connecticut—not licensed cannabis retail stores—are selling THC-infused drinks such as seltzers legally, due to a legal loophole regarding dosages listed on the cans. Cannabis

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Elon Musk had to be drug tested for a whole year after smoking weed on Joe Rogan’s podcast

Elon Musk had to be drug tested for a whole year after smoking weed on Joe Rogan’s podcast

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 29, 2024

Now the FDA is thinking about defining marijuana as a lower-risk drug. The most-watched episode of the Joe Rogan Experience podcast to date is episode 1169, featuring Tesla CEO Elon Musk. This particular episode garnered significant attention, not only because viewers were eager to hear from the

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M State launches program to prepare students for Cannabis industry careers

M State launches program to prepare students for Cannabis industry careers

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2024

The college is offering nine-week, online programs in cannabis cultivation, retail and extraction and product development. A local college has begun offering training for students interested in careers in the cannabis industry. Minnesota State Community and Technical College, or M State, announced

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Governor departed from normal background check procedure for Cannabis director, audit finds

Governor departed from normal background check procedure for Cannabis director, audit finds

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 26, 2024

Thursday’s audit report focused on the governor’s office’s failure to learn of Erin DuPree’s financial issues. A report from Minnesota’s Legislative Auditor released Thursday found Gov. Tim Walz departed from normal background check procedures when picking the head of a new state cannabis office. In

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Global X ETFs to liquidate Cannabis funds following assessment

Global X ETFs to liquidate Cannabis funds following assessment

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 24, 2024

The decision is expected to impact less than 1% of its total assets under management. New York-based exchange-traded funds provider Global X ETFs has declared the closure of several of its funds. The Jan. 19 decision is part of the company’s regular review process and is expected to impact less than

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Former Google & Meta Engineers Built A Weed Distribution Network

Former Google & Meta Engineers Built A Weed Distribution Network

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 23, 2024

The wide world of weed is a vast sea of small businesses, each with its own buyers, owners, and sales objectives. Enter Nabis, a massive weed distribution network and the largest distributor of cannabis in California. The weed tech darling is a powerful engine in the marketplace that makes the state

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What’s going on with that Cannabis beverage lawsuit against NY regulators?

What’s going on with that Cannabis beverage lawsuit against NY regulators?

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 25, 2024

Cannabis Beverage Companies Optimistic in Legal Battle Against New York THC Limits. Representatives of cannabis beverage companies currently suing New York regulators over strict limits on hemp-derived THC believe they will prevail in their push against rules that amount to a de facto ban on their

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Hemp Seed Livestock Meal Receives Green Lights On Way to Federal Approval

Hemp Seed Livestock Meal Receives Green Lights On Way to Federal Approval

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 24, 2024

The Hemp Feed Coalition Announces Hemp Seed Meal Approved for Laying Hens. After years of work and regulatory paperwork, the The Hemp Feed Coalition announces Hemp Seed Meal for laying hens has been recommended by FDA-Center for Veterinary Medicine and voted by AAFCO into their Ingredient Definition

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Driver testifies to using fake Amazon van to move black-market Marijuana out of Oklahoma

Driver testifies to using fake Amazon van to move black-market Marijuana out of Oklahoma

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 22, 2024

The driver of a fake Amazon van said it was his boss's idea to use the vehicle in their illegal marijuana operation in Oklahoma to avoid detection. "My boss said it would be safe," Brandon Ye told jurors last week in Oklahoma City federal court at a drug conspiracy trial. Testifying as a prosecution

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‘It doesn’t smell right’: Alabama’s Medical Marijuana debacle continues

‘It doesn’t smell right’: Alabama’s Medical Marijuana debacle continues

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 19, 2024

After awarding licenses for the third time, regulators are facing another string of lawsuits. Alabama’s medical marijuana program has been put on hold yet again by the courts — the latest in a string of delays for a program that originally hoped to launch sales by the end of last year. And the

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“Cheech And Chong Would Be Proud” How Cannabis Is Fighting Climate Change

“Cheech And Chong Would Be Proud” How Cannabis Is Fighting Climate Change

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2024

In a surprising revelation to many, cannabis, notorious for its recreational use, emerges as an eco-friendly building material, offering a sustainable solution to climate change. A video by DW Euromaxx explores how hemp, derived from the cannabis plant, is transforming construction practices and

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Weiser leads multistate effort in support of federal rescheduling of Cannabis

Weiser leads multistate effort in support of federal rescheduling of Cannabis

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 15, 2024

State Attorneys General Coalition Urges DEA to Reschedule Cannabis for Public Health and Safety. A coalition of attorneys general say rescheduling cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III will allow the industry to continue to set the standard for legal products and work to eliminate the illicit

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