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Marijuana cultivation facility to sprout in Matteson in 2023

by: Julian Crews, WGN Web Desk Posted: Aug 17, 2021 01:35 PM CDT MATTESON, Ill. — A large scale cannabis operation is coming to the south suburbs, and supporters say it'll give the area a much needed economic boost. One of the largest cannabis operators in the country, 4Front Ventures, will be openi...


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Veterans push for medical marijuana in conservative South

BYANERI PATTANI •KAISER HEALTH NEWS  •AUGUST 15, 2021  RALEIGH, N.C. (Tribune News Service) — Each time Chayse Roth drives home to North Carolina, he notices the highway welcome signs that declare: "Nation's Most Military Friendly State." "That's a powerful thing to claim," said Roth, a fo...

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Study Shows Cannabis Consumers Are Successful, Motivated, Health-Conscious: Snoop Dogg Weighs In

By Javier Hasse Vices The long-standing, negative stereotypes about cannabis consumers have contributed to a decades-long stigma that lingers to this date, even as legalization spreads across the world while birthing one of the fastest-growing industries of our time. But new data out today, sha...


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Falling prices in California marijuana wholesale market alarms some growers; others unfazed

By John Schroyer Years of rising marijuana production across California appear to be taking a toll on the state's wholesale market, with prices said to be dropping by up to 60% since at least mid-June for outdoor-farmed flower. The downward pricing pressure hasn't hit every cultivation sector in the...


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Canadian cannabis sales remain strong in April despite COVID-19 pandemic

 Solomon Israel~Marijuana Business Daily Retail cannabis sales in Canada declined only slightly despite the COVID-19 pandemic, falling 0.6% from March's record high to 180.1 million Canadian dollars ($132.7 million) in April. The new monthly retail sales data from Statistics Canada bode well fo...


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Anthony Dindia: The Godfather Of Cannabis At Verano Holdings

Warren Bobrow~Forbes I met Anthony Dindia a month or so ago at New Jersey's latest cannabis dispensary. He had just spent the past few grueling days of night and day work getting the Elizabeth, NJ location for the Verano Holdings family of dispensaries ready to open and greet their guests. Anthony i...


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Recovery from losses, damage during protests will take weeks for many cannabis businesses

John Schroyer~Marijuana Business Daily The protests, lootings and robberies connected to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis might have died down over the past two weeks, but scores of marijuana companies are still dealing with the fallout of break-ins that began the weekend of May 29. Several ...


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Is my dispensary open and can they deliver cannabis right now? - Cannabis News

Is my cannabis dispensary still open? In the season of COVID-19, that question just got a lot more complicated.

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How to Get High Safely During the Coronavirus Pandemic - Cannabis News

We caught up with NORML Director Erik Altieri to find out the best ways to get stoned during COVID-19.

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University Students Smoke More and More Marijuana in Legalized States, but Binge Drink Less - Cannabis News

Place your beer down and pass the joint around. That may be a regular sentence in any of the universities based in states that have legalized the use of marijuana.

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Marijuana Legalization Measure Officially Qualifies For South Dakota 2020 Ballot - Cannabis News

A measure to legalize marijuana for adult use has officially qualified for South Dakota’s November ballot, the secretary of state’s office announced on Monday.

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Long lines, celebrations mark first hours of recreational marijuana sales in Illinois - Cannabis News

The historic first day of sales of recreational marijuana in Illinois kicked off Wednesday morning with the expected long lines and party atmosphere as hundreds celebrated their ability to buy weed legally -- all while helping the state out with 10 to 25% of the cost going toward taxes.

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Two-thirds of Americans support marijuana legalization - Cannabis News

Two-thirds of Americans say the use of marijuana should be legal, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

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Michigan recreational marijuana retail sales to begin Dec. 1 - Cannabis News

Michigan residents will be able to legally purchase marijuana from stores beginning Dec. 1, the state Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced Wednesday, Nov. 13.

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Western US States Are Reporting a Record-Breaking Weed Harvest This Year - Cannabis News

2019 is turning out to be a banner year for legal cannabis cultivators on the Pacific Coast.

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U.S. Support for Legal Marijuana Steady in Past Year - Cannabis News

Americans' support for legalizing marijuana has held steady at 66% over the past year, after rising 30 percentage points between 2005 and 2018.

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Maine on track for legal marijuana sales by spring 2020 - Cannabis News

Maine marijuana enthusiasts will probably be able to purchase their preferred products in retail stores by March 2020 after years of waiting.

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Most Californians want marijuana stores in their communities, new poll shows - Cannabis News

“There hasn’t been any real buyer’s remorse about the initiative. If anything, support has gone up,” said Mark DiCamillo, director of the Berkeley IGS poll.

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Poll shows 67% support legalized pot in Florida - Cannabis News

For the second time in two months, a new poll shows two-thirds of likely voters agree with legalizing marijuana in Florida.

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14% of Americans Say They Use CBD Products - Cannabis News

One in seven Americans say they personally use cannabidiol- (CBD-) based products, which have proliferated since last year's passage of a federal law legalizing this hemp form of cannabis.

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