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Five Cannabis law changes being considered by the Minnesota Legislature
Politics
Five Cannabis law changes being considered by the Minnesota Legislature Image Cannabis NewsMarch 28, 2024 Minnesota legislators are considering several changes to the state's cannabis laws ahead of the anticipated 2025 launch of the recreational marijuana market. The changes range from limiting the number of retail dispensaries in the state to allo
Cannabis Legalization Support Surges to 88%
Politics
Cannabis Legalization Support Surges to 88% Image Cannabis NewsMarch 28, 2024 Public Opinion Shift: 88% of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization, Poll Shows. An overwhelming 88% of Americans support legalization for either medical or recreational purposes, reflecting a national shift towards marijuana reform. The majority views legalization as b
Can Weed Improve a Workout?
Cannabis News
Can Weed Improve a Workout? Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 The first time Samantha O’Brien took a boxing class at her building’s gym, she was overwhelmed with anxiety. The instructor was loud and intimidating and ran the class like a boot camp. If someone fell behind, everyone had to work harder. Ms. O’Brien, 36, left the class thinking she’d ne
Cannabis Cultivator Fees Waived in New York Until 2026
Business & Finance
Cannabis Cultivator Fees Waived in New York Until 2026 Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 Three years after adult-use cannabis was signed in New York, the Cannabis Control Board is addressing the needs of struggling farmers. The New York State Cannabis Control Board (CCB) recently voted to waive cannabis cultivator licensing fees for the next two ye
Minnesota Bill Doubles Home Grow Plant Count for MMJ Patients
Medical News
Minnesota Bill Doubles Home Grow Plant Count for MMJ Patients Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 Minnesota Considers Expanding Home Cultivation for Medical Marijuana Patients. A bill pending in the Minnesota legislature would let medical marijuana patients grow twice as many cannabis plants as the law that legalized recreational pot last year. Medic
Here’s how Florida’s Cannabis amendment balances freedom and regulation
Politics
Here’s how Florida’s Cannabis amendment balances freedom and regulation Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 Voters should know what the amendment would actually do. And it is simply wrong to say that the amendment creates a right to use marijuana in public. This fall Florida voters may consider a proposed constitutional amendment that would eliminate
Aurora Cannabis: Recent Performance Improvements Are Undeniable
Technology
Aurora Cannabis: Recent Performance Improvements Are Undeniable Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 Aurora Cannabis Faces Uphill Battle Despite Strategic Moves Towards Recovery. Aurora Cannabis shares have plummeted by over 95% in the past three years due to low demand and operational inefficiencies. The company's sales performance has declined, and
Aurora Cannabis: Recent Performance Improvements Are Undeniable
Business & Finance
Aurora Cannabis: Recent Performance Improvements Are Undeniable Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 Aurora Cannabis Faces Uphill Battle Despite Strategic Moves Towards Recovery. Aurora Cannabis shares have plummeted by over 95% in the past three years due to low demand and operational inefficiencies. The company's sales performance has declined, and
Biden’s Marijuana Reform: A Strategy to Engage Young Voters
Politics
Biden’s Marijuana Reform: A Strategy to Engage Young Voters Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 President Biden's Incremental Steps on Marijuana Highlight Bid for Youth Support. Biden focuses on marijuana reform to appeal to young voters, highlighting its importance in engaging this crucial demographic. Reclassifying marijuana under federal law forms
Organigram Expands US Presence while raising Capital
Technology
Organigram Expands US Presence while raising Capital Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 Organigram's Strategic Investment in Open Book Extracts: A Key Move in US Market Expansion. Organigram’s strategic investment in Open Book Extracts signals a significant push into the US market, highlighting its international expansion ambitions. The partnership
Mike Tyson hopes to deliver knockout blow with Cannabis edible ears
Technology
Mike Tyson hopes to deliver knockout blow with Cannabis edible ears Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 Mike Tyson Launches Cannabis Edibles Shaped Like Nibbled Ears. Tyson's 1997 bout against Holyfield, the second time they had met in the ring, became known as The Bite Fight following Iron Mike's act of partial cannibalism. Former world heavyweight
Mexican President Says Country Won’t Combat Cartels on Orders From U.S.
Politics
Mexican President Says Country Won’t Combat Cartels on Orders From U.S. Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 Mexico's President Asserts Sovereignty, Rejects US Drug Policy Interference. The president of Mexico issued a defiant message to the United States last week, saying that the country will not fight the powerful drug cartels on the orders from hi
Cops forced to return $800,000 in Pot after controversial raid
Business & Finance
Cops forced to return $800,000 in Pot after controversial raid Image Cannabis NewsMarch 27, 2024 California Police Forced to Return Seized Cannabis in Legal Battle with Distributor. American police have been seizing cannabis for decades, but the tables were turned last week, when law enforcement in a California city was forced to return hundreds of
Switzerland Shares First Data on ‘ZüriCan’ Adult-Use Cannabis Pilot Study
Cannabis News
Switzerland Shares First Data on ‘ZüriCan’ Adult-Use Cannabis Pilot Study Image Cannabis NewsMarch 26, 2024 Switzerland's Adult-Use Cannabis Pilot Program Reveals Early Consumer Trends and Insights. The adult-use cannabis pilot program in Switzerland is alive and well, and the country has shared its first batch of initial insights surrounding consu
From Glitzy Pioneer to Teetering Giant: The Rise and Fall of MedMen in California's Cannabis Market
Business & Finance
From Glitzy Pioneer to Teetering Giant: The Rise and Fall of MedMen in California's Cannabis Market Image Cannabis NewsMarch 26, 2024 MedMen: The Highs and Lows of a Cannabis Industry Pioneer. In the summer of 2018, MedMen opened a boutique cannabis dispensary on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice — “the coolest block in America,” as the company hype
2024 U.S. Cannabis Sales Projected To Exceed $31 Billion
Cannabis News
2024 U.S. Cannabis Sales Projected To Exceed $31 Billion Image Cannabis NewsMarch 26, 2024 Sales of legal weed in the United States are expected to top $31 billion this year, according to a new economic projection. Regulated marijuana sales in the United States are expected to exceed $31 billion this year, according to a recent economic forecast fr

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