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Medical Cannabis research bill set to become law
Medical News
Medical Cannabis research bill set to become law Image Cannabis NewsNovember 24, 2022 Last week, the Senate unanimously passed H.R. 8454, or the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act (the “Act”), sending the bill to President Biden’s desk for signature. The bill passed the House this summer by a vote of 325 – 95, and marks the fi
Hero Project USA to offer free Cannabis to Military Veterans in Michigan
Medical News
Hero Project USA to offer free Cannabis to Military Veterans in Michigan Image Cannabis NewsNovember 24, 2022 According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, up to 20% of veterans who participated in the armed battle have received a PTSD diagnosis since then. With the NGO Hero Project USA, Operation Iraqi Freedom vete
Mike Tyson’s curious metamorphosis continues with foray into the Cannabis Business
Business & Finance
Mike Tyson’s curious metamorphosis continues with foray into the Cannabis Business Image Cannabis NewsNovember 24, 2022 Boxer might be the perfect rogue pitchman given the baffling excising from history of his conviction for rape. Shortly after retaining his Junior Olympics heavyweight title in 1982, Mike Tyson got into a spot of bother with Cus D’
High Tide becomes top Revenue-Generating Cannabis company in Canada
Business & Finance
High Tide becomes top Revenue-Generating Cannabis company in Canada Image Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2022 Data recently released by New Cannabis Ventures shows that the Company is now the largest revenue-generating company reporting in Canadian dollars. The Company also opens a second Canna Cabana location in Windsor, Ontario CALGARY - High Tide Inc
 Landmark bill reaches  President's desk
Politics
 Landmark bill reaches  President's desk Image Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2022 For the first time ever, a standalone marijuana reform bill has been sent to the president’s desk for signature. The U.S. Senate on Nov. 16 passed HR21-8454, the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act, and sent the bill to President Joe Biden. The bill “
Biden’s marijuana pardons are a seismic shift
Politics
Biden’s marijuana pardons are a seismic shift Image Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2022 Fulfilling a high-profile campaign pledge, President Joe Biden recently announced that his office will be issuing pardons to several thousand Americans with federal convictions for marijuana possession offenses. “There are thousands of people who have prior federal c
Amherst dispensary becomes first statewide to sell marijuana 'clone' plants
Technology
Amherst dispensary becomes first statewide to sell marijuana 'clone' plants Image Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2022 An Amherst medical marijuana dispensary has become the first in the state to offer cannabis clones for patients to buy and grow at home. Last month, the Office of Cannabis Management decided to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to sel
Pot politics? Majority leaders blocking majority support over Medical Marijuana in Kentucky
Politics
Pot politics? Majority leaders blocking majority support over Medical Marijuana in Kentucky Image Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2022 Despite the overwhelming vote of approval, leadership in the state Senate is balking at the whole idea. That’s the percentage of Kentuckians surveyed online who support legalizing medical marijuana in the commonwealth, ac
Arizona dispensary to serve Cannabis-Infused thanksgiving side dishes
Cannabis News
Arizona dispensary to serve Cannabis-Infused thanksgiving side dishes Image Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2022 This year, Mint Cannabis’ Tempe/Guadalupe dispensary will be open more than 135 hours during Thanksgiving week – from 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 27. That means plenty of extra time to order infused pies and
Former UCLA decathlete gets over 17 years in prison for cannabis pen fraud
Business & Finance
Former UCLA decathlete gets over 17 years in prison for cannabis pen fraud Image Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2022 A former track and field star who supposedly pivoted to a career in business was sentenced to 17 1/2 years in federal prison on Monday for allegedly defrauding cannabis industry investors out of more than $45 million, the Department of Ju
Cannabis Confidential: It's high time for 'Weed Game Show'
Technology
Cannabis Confidential: It's high time for 'Weed Game Show' Image Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2022 Producers of "The Price is Right" better take note, as there’s a game show in town that is growing in popularity and looking to capture one of that show’s prime demographics: Stoners. Billed as “the only game show where the contestants are higher than th
How New York city became a Free-for-All of unlicensed Weed
Business & Finance
How New York city became a Free-for-All of unlicensed Weed Image Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2022 Shops selling weed have proliferated since the state legalized cannabis last year, thriving in confusion over their legality and a lack of enforcement. Scores of shops claiming to sell cannabis have sprung up throughout New York State over the last year
BREAKING: Colombia Senate approves Marijuana legalization bill
Politics
BREAKING: Colombia Senate approves Marijuana legalization bill Image Cannabis NewsNovember 23, 2022 A bill to legalize cannabis in Colombia has been approved in a Senate committee for the first time, after advancing in the Chamber of Representatives. (Benzinga) The initiative passed its third debate with 11 votes in favor and 4 against. "Now the bi
EU top court sides with Russian patient needing Cannabis
Medical News
EU top court sides with Russian patient needing Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsNovember 22, 2022 BRUSSELS - The European Union’s top court on Tuesday backed a Russian who is seeking to stay in the Netherlands because he needs a medicinal cannabis treatment which is unavailable in his home country. The Court of Justice said the man should not be sent b
Will Abbott legalize marijuana in Texas?
Politics
Will Abbott legalize marijuana in Texas? Image Cannabis NewsNovember 22, 2022 A Dallas Morning News-University of Texas at Tyler poll found that 60% of Texans support the legalization of marijuana for recreational use. This included 75% of Democrat voters and 42% of Republican voters. Support was even stronger when people were asked about using mar
How a Connecticut company is connecting cannabis retailers with banks
Business & Finance
How a Connecticut company is connecting cannabis retailers with banks Image Cannabis NewsNovember 22, 2022 Connecticut is one of more than a few states that have already legalized or are in the process of legalizing recreational cannabis use, but not every bank is willing to work with retailers. Cannabis is not federally legal, and with each state

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