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Majority of Tennessee voters favor legalizing Recreational Cannabis
Cannabis News
Majority of Tennessee voters favor legalizing Recreational Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsMay 22, 2024 The majority of Tennessee voters favor legalizing recreational cannabis, according to the latest poll from Vanderbilt University. The semiannual poll’s most recent survey found more than half the state’s voters support a woman’s right to an abortion,
Delaware Bill Would Allow Medical Cannabis Operators To Sell Adult-Use Cannabis
Medical News
Delaware Bill Would Allow Medical Cannabis Operators To Sell Adult-Use Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsMay 22, 2024 Delaware Proposes New Bill Allowing Medical Cannabis Businesses to Enter Adult-Use Market. In preparation for Delaware’s launch of adult-use sales, this new bill would permit medical cannabis business owners to apply for a temporary conve
Iowa Governor Signs Bill To Regulate Hemp Products
Business & Finance
Iowa Governor Signs Bill To Regulate Hemp Products Image Cannabis NewsMay 22, 2024 Iowa Enacts New Regulations on Hemp-Derived THC Products. Gov. Kim Reynold approved House File 2605, which will further regulate hemp-derived consumable products. On May 17, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed 20 bills prior to the end of the legislative session. One of wh
Craft brewers say new Hemp rules could cut the industry's lifeline: THC drinks
Business & Finance
Craft brewers say new Hemp rules could cut the industry's lifeline: THC drinks Image Cannabis NewsMay 22, 2024 Proposed Hemp Regulations Threaten Illinois Craft Breweries' THC-Infused Beverage Sales. After watching sales of their new THC-infused beverages explode in recent months, Illinois’ craft beer makers are worried proposed regulation could za
Sen. Collins questions Secretary Blinken on illegal Marijuana grows in Maine
Politics
Sen. Collins questions Secretary Blinken on illegal Marijuana grows in Maine Image Cannabis NewsMay 22, 2024 Senator Collins Raises National Security Concerns Over Illegal Marijuana Operations in Maine. Maine Senator Susan Collins is bringing the concerns about illegal marijuana growing operations in Maine to the very top. On Tuesday, she questione
Investigation into NY Cannabis regulator Damian Fagon still going
Business & Finance
Investigation into NY Cannabis regulator Damian Fagon still going Image Cannabis NewsMay 22, 2024 New York Cannabis Equity Officer Under Investigation Amid Retaliation Allegations. The New York Inspector General’s Office is investigating Office of Cannabis Management Chief Equity Officer Damian Fagon, who remains on administrative leave amid allega
Hemp and Marijuana go to war
Business & Finance
Hemp and Marijuana go to war Image Cannabis NewsMay 22, 2024 The farm bill has pitted the allies against each other over how to handle intoxicating products. A farm bill battle is pitting hemp against its closest cousin: marijuana. The fight centers on intoxicating hemp products, which have developed into a multi-billion-dollar industry subject to
Reclassifying Marijuana is just one step needed to protect businesses
Business & Finance
Reclassifying Marijuana is just one step needed to protect businesses Image Cannabis NewsMay 22, 2024 Last week, the Biden administration proposed new rules regarding the treatment of marijuana under federal law. The proposed rules would reclassify marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule III, removing it from the list reserved for the most dangerous
DEA Publishes Proposed Rules To Reschedule Marijuana
Medical News
DEA Publishes Proposed Rules To Reschedule Marijuana Image Cannabis NewsMay 22, 2024 The path toward the federal rescheduling of marijuana takes a step forward with the DEA's publication of proposed rules open to comments. The Drug Enforcement Administration published yesterday proposed rules in the U.S. Federal Register to reschedule marijuana fro
Biden Decries a 'Failed Approach to Marijuana' but Sticks With It
Politics
Biden Decries a 'Failed Approach to Marijuana' but Sticks With It Image Cannabis NewsMay 22, 2024 Rescheduling does not resolve the conflict between federal pot prohibition and state rejection of that policy. For half a century, critics have argued that marijuana does not belong in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, a category that is sup
Ohio Weed enthusiasts might want to hit the Stargazer Cannabis Festival in July
Cannabis News
Ohio Weed enthusiasts might want to hit the Stargazer Cannabis Festival in July Image Cannabis NewsMay 21, 2024 The legalization of recreational marijuana in Ohio is allowing for new types of festivals to pop up. The newest is called the Stargazer Cannabis Festival, scheduled for July 26-28 in Pomeroy, about 30 minutes south of Athens along the Ohi
There’s fallout at a Florida university after dubious donation of $237M from Hemp CEO
Business & Finance
There’s fallout at a Florida university after dubious donation of $237M from Hemp CEO Image Cannabis NewsMay 21, 2024 Florida A&M University Vice President Resigns Amid Doubts Over Dubious Donation. A video by FAMU shows Gregory Gerami, a relatively unknown Texas businessman, presenting Florida A&M University with check for $237 million. But questi
California’s biggest Cannabis delivery company faces foreclosure
Business & Finance
California’s biggest Cannabis delivery company faces foreclosure Image Cannabis NewsMay 21, 2024 California's Largest Cannabis Delivery Service Eaze Faces Foreclosure After Loan Default. California’s largest pot delivery service is in financial trouble after it defaulted on a major loan and now faces foreclosure, according to a document filed in De
Medical Marijuana farming could move from Louisiana universities to private contractors
Medical News
Medical Marijuana farming could move from Louisiana universities to private contractors Image Cannabis NewsMay 21, 2024 Louisiana Legislature Approves Bill to Privatize Medical Marijuana Cultivation. The two public universities that have held exclusive rights over medical marijuana farming in Louisiana could soon lose their duopoly after the Legisl
A $25.5M Growth Possibility For New Jersey's Pre-Roll Cannabis Market
Business & Finance
A $25.5M Growth Possibility For New Jersey's Pre-Roll Cannabis Market Image Cannabis NewsMay 21, 2024 New Jersey's Cannabis Market Thrives with Significant Growth in Pre-Roll Segment. The New Jersey cannabis market has experienced remarkable growth, particularly in the pre-roll segment, which saw an 8% increase in sales, reaching $25.5 million in t
Could Martha’s Vineyard run out of Weed?
Business & Finance
Could Martha’s Vineyard run out of Weed? Image Cannabis NewsMay 21, 2024 Vineyard and Nantucket Cannabis Businesses Sue Over Strict Shipping Rules. Two cannabis businesses on the Vineyard and Nantucket warn that strict shipping rules could crimp supply on the islands. They’re suing to change them. Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are at the risk of

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