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Delaware Lawmakers Renew Effort To Legalize Pot

Democrats in Delaware carried out what has become an annual legislative ritual last week by introducing measures to legalize recreational marijuana. And, according to modern tradition, their biggest obstacle remains…

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Arizona Bill Would Provide Grants for Magic Mushroom Trials

A proposed bill in Arizona would provide millions of dollars in grants to expand research into psilocybin, the main psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms, as a potential treatment for certain…

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Upstate New York Officials Clash Over New Cannabis Regulations

City and county officials in upstate New York are at odds over enforcing rules governing the sale and cultivation of marijuana in communities. The dispute, which has been raging between…

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Argentina Launches New Agency To Boost Cannabis Industry

Argentina formally inaugurated a new government agency Wednesday as part of an effort to bolster the country’s medical marijuana and hemp industries. Reuters report The agency, known as the Regulatory…

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New Hampshire Governor Dismisses Legalization Bill’s Chances

New Hampshire Democrats and Republicans are gearing up for another effort to legalize marijuana, but the governor doesn’t think they’ll succeed. The latest cannabis bill being introduced in the New…

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Tennessee Bill Would Regulate the Sale of Delta-8 THC

Tennessee leaders are again introducing legislation to regulate hemp-derived cannabinoids such as delta-8 and delta-10 THC after last year’s failed attempt. Although praised, another proponent simply wanted to legalize cannabis,…

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Weed-Funded Rec Center Opens in Aurora, Colorado

The city of Aurora, Colorado, hosted the grand opening of its new 77,000-square-foot recreational facility on Tuesday. The recreational facility was funded entirely by tax revenues from legal marijuana sales.…

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Catholic High School Teacher Busted for Allegedly Smoking Weed with Students

Brady P. Weibel, 32, is now a former teacher at a Catholic school and is accused of smoking cannabis with several students, three of whom are minors. Weibel, a former…

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Nike Challenges Trademark of Hemp Company Slogan ‘Just Hemp It’

Nike is one of the world’s largest footwear and athletic gear companies, known for its familiar slogan, “Just Do It.” The company recently filed a trademark infringement complaint against the…

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Elon Musk Denies 420 Tweet Was About Weed

Elon Musk suddenly forgot the importance of numbers in hotpot culture when he appeared in California court on Monday and was questioned about 420 tweets. The tech billionaire has responded…

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Nevada Releases Bulletin for Products Affected by Unapproved Pesticide

The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) recently issued a public health and safety bulletin on the use of unapproved pesticides on January 19th. “CCB has been notified that the following…

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Georgia Medical Cannabis Program Finally Taking Shape

A long-delayed medical cannabis program may finally come together in Georgia, with state regulators reportedly We will be voting on the rules for producing and selling products. Capitol Beat News…

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Guyana Authorities Seize Weed Shipment from the U.S.

People all over the world are getting high, including in the tiny South American country of Guyana. Last week, Guyanese customs officials intercepted and seized a box of cannabis shipped…

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NYC City Council Pledges Action on Unsolicited Pot Shops

This week, New York City civic leaders pledged to step up action to address a surge in unlicensed marijuana retailers just weeks after regulated sales of adult-use cannabis began in…

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Washington State Announces Social Equity Applications for March 1

The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Commission (LCB) has officially announced that it will begin accepting Social Equity applications on March 1st. that’s all 44 licenses Those previously “confiscated, canceled, revoked…

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South Dakota Senate Authorizes Lawmakers To Set Medical Pot Conditions

South Dakota legislators on Thursday took a step toward making significant changes to the state’s medical cannabis program. The Republican-controlled state Senate approved a bill that expanded the list of…

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Nigerian Customs Authorities Seize Nearly 600 Pounds of Weed

Nigerian customs officials said this week that patrols had seized about 600 pounds of cannabis along a busy highway in the central part of the West African country. Niger/Kogi Comptroller…

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Drug-Carrying Pigeon in Canadian Prison Yard

Authorities at the Pacific Institution in Abbotsford, a correctional facility about 50 miles from Vancouver, said they “reported the capture of a pigeon carrying a small backpack full of illegal…

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Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Sends Medical Pot Regulations to N.C. Assembly

by Citizen Times, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Council met on Jan. 12 to successfully introduce tribal medical cannabis regulations into the North Carolina Legislature. The resolution states…

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Go Ahead and Pack Heat, But Not a Bowl

At least I hope it’s hell when I’m sitting here typing this story from the safety of my bulletproof office. 106 Americans die every day in accidental encounters with bulletsSome…

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