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Recreational Marijuana use will be legal in 21 states after ballot measures pass
Cannabis News
Recreational Marijuana use will be legal in 21 states after ballot measures pass Image Cannabis NewsNovember 17, 2022 Advocates for marijuana liberalization saw mixed results as legalization ballot measures were counted Tuesday, with Maryland and Missouri voters approving recreational use for adults but Arkansas, South Dakota and North Dakota rejec
Medical Marijuana sales surpass 40,000 pounds
Business & Finance
Medical Marijuana sales surpass 40,000 pounds Image Cannabis NewsNovember 17, 2022 Among the states 38 dispensaries, eligible Arkansans spent $23.4 million on medical marijuana in October to obtain 4,588 pounds. A monthly breakdown of sales, provided by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, shows Plant Family Therapeutics of Mounta
Veterans investing in medical marijuana industry, some because of personal experience in other states
Business & Finance
Veterans investing in medical marijuana industry, some because of personal experience in other states Image Cannabis NewsNovember 17, 2022 JACKSON - Medical marijuana is expected to be available to Mississippians in a matter of months now. Three veterans we spoke with believe in the positive impact enough so that they’re investing in the industry.
Holiday Cannabis shopping trends and deals according to WeedMaps data
Technology
Holiday Cannabis shopping trends and deals according to WeedMaps data Image Cannabis NewsNovember 17, 2022 End-of-the-year holidays, such as Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Green Wednesday are recognized as some of the biggest days for cannabis deals and sales. Weedmaps (NASDAQ: MAPS), a leading online cannabis marketplace for consumers with a compr
Huntington Beach consider allowing Marijuana dispensaries
Business & Finance
Huntington Beach consider allowing Marijuana dispensaries Image Cannabis NewsNovember 16, 2022 Huntington Beach could soon be opening the doors to the cannabis industry. During Tuesday's city council meeting members voted on whether to lift the city's current ban on recreational marijuana dispensaries and other cannabis businesses. If this moves fo
Intellectual property and Cannabis - where do we stand?
Business & Finance
Intellectual property and Cannabis - where do we stand? Image Cannabis NewsNovember 16, 2022 The state of intellectual property is in flux within the cannabis industry. On the eve of MJBizCon, below is a brief inventory of where the law stands on cannabis-related issues for branding and technology. Branding Federal trademark registrations remain un
Medical Marijuana partially legalized in Kentucky as governor signs executive order
Medical News
Medical Marijuana partially legalized in Kentucky as governor signs executive order Image Cannabis NewsNovember 16, 2022 LOUISVILLE - Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order Tuesday to legalize the possession and use of medical marijuana by certain eligible individuals in the state, so long as it was purchased legally outside Kentucky
Increasing the dose of CBD does not change the effects of Cannabis, study finds
Medical News
Increasing the dose of CBD does not change the effects of Cannabis, study finds Image Cannabis NewsNovember 16, 2022 New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London has found no evidence that cannabidiol (CBD) reduces the negative effects of cannabis. The research, published in Neuropsychoph
Cannabis measures that passed during the U.S. midterms and didn’t necessarily get noticed
Politics
Cannabis measures that passed during the U.S. midterms and didn’t necessarily get noticed Image Cannabis NewsNovember 16, 2022 There were several important, albeit lesser known, ballot measures that passed and that each help to end the prohibition and criminalization of cannabis in the U.S. The 2022 midterm elections in the U.S. were historical and
German opposition official lobbies EU to block Cannabis plan
Cannabis News
German opposition official lobbies EU to block Cannabis plan Image Cannabis NewsNovember 16, 2022 BERLIN - A senior German opposition official lobbied the European Union executive branch on Wednesday to block the government’s plans to decriminalize the possession of limited amounts of cannabis and allow its sale for recreational purposes. Germany’s
Biden pardons simple Marijuana possession
Politics
Biden pardons simple Marijuana possession Image Cannabis NewsNovember 16, 2022 WASHINGTON - On Thursday, October 6, U.S. President Joe Biden issued a pardon for federal-level convictions of simple marijuana possession. He also began a review of how the drug is classified. The pardon arrived about a month away from the midterm elections, a critical
Tax Credits available for investing in Connecticut Cannabis companies
Business & Finance
Tax Credits available for investing in Connecticut Cannabis companies Image Cannabis NewsNovember 16, 2022 The Cannabis Angel Tax Credit Program (the “Program”) was established by law (Section 113(14) of Public Act 21-1) to provide Qualified Connecticut Businesses (aka approved social equity licensees) with the ability to receive investments from a
Liberate Weed market to get it under control
Business & Finance
Liberate Weed market to get it under control Image Cannabis NewsNovember 16, 2022 In Minnesota, we have a chance to create a regulated market that works for us. “While we have one of the most limited medical cannabis markets in the country, Minnesota overall currently has the most liberal access to cannabis products in the United States.” Despite e
It’s time for a shift in the Cannabis industry (and it’s happening now)
Technology
It’s time for a shift in the Cannabis industry (and it’s happening now) Image Cannabis NewsNovember 16, 2022 Cannabis has seen a boom, but due to its controversial nature, its not always a topic of conversation. Things are about to change. Big changes are happening right now in the United States cannabis industry and these changes are helping to el
Kentucky governor to make announcement on Medical Marijuana
Medical News
Gov. Andy Beshear is expected to make an announcement regarding medical marijuana on Tuesday.  Medical cannabis is not currently legal in Kentucky, but Beshear has said he supports its legalization. The governor Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee earlier this year, after a medical marijuana legalization bill stalled out in the state Senate. In Sep
Have a little music with your Marijuana
Business & Finance
Humboldt Family Farms launches a line of the world’s best Cannabis, hand-curated and grown in sunshine by a collaboration of legacy craft farmers from the legendary Humboldt County, Calif.  Available for direct-to-home delivery through online ordering, Humboldt Family Farms offers premium flower, vape cartridges and pre-rolls – all 100% grown in Hu

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