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Idaho Department of Agriculture stopping sale of pet CBD and hemp products
Cannabis News
BOISE - Starting Nov. 1, all stores will have to stop selling pet CBD and hemp products. For pet supply store Bark N' Purr, owner Jennifer Willett said this will not only have an impact on her store but also the customers. "We have had people in the store crying. We have had testimonials on social media. We have had phone calls. Just people saying
Alabama is reportedly jailing pregnant Cannabis Users and not allowing them to Post Bail
Cannabis News
A pregnant woman in Alabama was kept in jail for three months after officials learned that she had smoked cannabis and, reportedly, she’s not the only one. On May 25, the 23-year-old woman was pulled over for a routine traffic stop when officers noticed a small amount of marijuana in her car. When she admitted that she had smoked weed two days earl
Nevada district Judge rules Cannabis can no longer be Classified as a Schedule 1 Drug
Politics
With medical cannabis programs deeply entrenched in the state of Nevada, cannabis’ designation appears to fly in the face of well-established known medicinal uses of the drug. (Benzinga) A Nevada judge has ruled on a closely-followed lawsuit that could have precedent setting influence on a federal level. He determined that the Nevada Board of Pharm
Pardoning those convicted of Marijuana offenses the right thing to do
Politics
The following editorial appeared in the Uniontown Herald-Standard. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Tribune-Democrat. The United States reached a milestone at the end of August that may have escaped many people’s attention. According to a Gallup poll, more Americans admitted to smoking marijuana than puffing on cigarettes. Gallup
Marijuana Black Markets flourish despite Legalization
Politics
Despite 19 states and Washington, D.C., legalizing marijuana for recreational use, farms and sellers of the drug operating off the books continue to thrive. Marijuana remains strictly illegal at the federal level despite increasingly vocal pushes by congressional Democrats (and a smattering of Republicans) to take it off the prohibited list of drug
Cannabis data helping Regulators warm up to Industry
Business & Finance
The leading executive for a company that provides cannabis tracking software told INN that strong data is helping US state officials warm up to the industry. The leader of a cannabis-focused software company sees the industry maturing as data brings clarity to regulators. Metrc is a provider of cannabis regulatory systems in the US, offering a soft
Dozens of cities and counties could approve new Cannabis Markets this November
Business & Finance
Cities and counties across the state will give voters the option to legalize commercial marijuana markets this November, potentially creating up to 150 new licenses. At least 28 jurisdictions have cannabis ballot measures going before voters this fall. According to Marijuana Business Daily, that’s the largest cohort since California began regulatin
Delta 8 THC sellers warn Customers to check Products before buying
Medical News
CARY - While marijuana is illegal in North Carolina, cannabis enthusiasts have found a loophole. Store owners can legally sell products with less than 0.3% THC -- the psychoactive compound in marijuana -- under the 2018 Farm Bill. This legislation cleared the way for products like Delta 8 to hit store shelves and gain popularity, especially in plac
Water War breaks out over Cannabis Cultivation in Santa Barbara County
Business & Finance
Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Files Legal Papers Accusing 22 Cannabis Operations Wells of Improperly Drawing Water from Santa Ynez River. The Coalition for Responsible Cannabis filed an administrative action that if successful could wreak havoc on 22 major cannabis cultivation sites that are now drawing water from wells that draw from the Sant
Colorado: Medical Marijuana Sales Drop To Lowest Point Since Legalization
Medical News
According to representatives of the cannabis industry, Colorado’s medical marijuana sales sit at their grimmest point, leaving the state’s cannabis industry “on the brink," reported The Modesto Bee. (Benzinga) What Does The Colorado Department Of Revenue Say? In July, the state’s recreational and medical cannabis sales hit almost $154 million, acco
Should Reno allow marijuana consumption lounges? City council begins debate
Business & Finance
RENO - Should the city of Reno allow marijuana consumption lounges? The city council started debating some of the important questions surrounding lounges Wednesday. It comes after the Nevada legislature voted to legalize lounges last year — four years after recreational marijuana was made legal by a statewide ballot initiative. Should Reno allow ma
Did Marijuana Legalization lead to increased use in Colorado? A new study has a novel answer
Politics
The study, by a former University of Colorado graduate student, looked at data on twins to answer a longstanding question. In the decade since Colorado voters passed Amendment 64 legalizing adult use of marijuana in state law, a slew of studies have tried to estimate the impact. They’ve looked broadly and more narrowly, and have concluded — dependi
How inflation impacts Cannabis consumers
Business & Finance
Survey: Half of Dispensary Customers Would Buy Less if Weed Prices Rose Due to Inflation. Inflation is going to start affecting weed prices at the dispensary very soon, and our survey shows that over half of customers will buy less weed as a result. Here’s what economists say and how the cannabis industry can respond. Original link
Takeaways from Our Conversation on Cannatourism
Business & Finance
Cannabis tourism, or more colloquially, “cannatourism,” is a billion-dollar and counting industry that includes everything from cannabis lounges to posh winery-tour style getaways with 4-star meals and messages. It’s a novel and unique industry with promise, and of a fair share of developing and yet to be fully understood risks and perils. We cover
Does Anxiety Qualify for Medical Marijuana in Florida?
Medical News
In the last few years, more and more countries have a positive attitude towards the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Of course, there are laws that regulate its cultivation, sale and consumption of marijuana. Although its positive effect is emphasized a lot, there are also opponents of the use of this plant. Its medicinal properties, such as
Keeping Cannabis away from kids
Medical News
Monroe County Community College recently hosted an education session aimed at helping prevent marijuana use by Michigan’s youth. Vicky Loveland, Development Coordinator for the Monroe County Substance Abuse Coalition, recently presented “Cannabis Overview: Protecting Our Youth” via Zoom.  Loveland is a licensed social worker, and she said that the

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