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Arkansas Supreme Court Signs off on Legalization Ballot Measure

The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled late Thursday that state voters will have a chance to decide which recreational marijuana proposals will be included in this November ballot. The decision ends…

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Canadian Government To Review Cannabis Legalization

Canada’s Liberal government launched a review of the country’s cannabis legalization on Thursday, four years after the country became the second world country to legalize adult marijuana. Five years after…

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House Committee Approves Two Bills To Expunge, Seal Pot Records

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday introduced two laws aimed at providing relief to individuals convicted of marijuana on the record. Reported by NORML The Democratic-led committee said it…

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Las Vegas City Council Approves Cannabis Consumption Lounges

The Las Vegas Strip is about to get even brighter. City council members cleared the way for cannabis consumption lounges to open on Wednesday and opposed a motion to prevent…

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Court Rules Oklahoma Won’t Vote On Legalizing Pot in November

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that voters can decide on a ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana, but the decision cannot be made until after this November’s general election.…

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More Than 400 Pounds of Weed Seized by Border Control (and Dog) in Cincinnati

It looked like a dehumidifier. A search of the electronics found contraband valued at over $1,000,000. it was an intercepted haul Over the weekend in Cincinnati by U.S. Customs and…

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Connecticut Launches Education Campaign to Promote Responsible Weed Use

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday announced Launch of a new state-sponsored educational campaign designed to “promote responsible cannabis use by adults.” The state legalized adult recreational marijuana use last…

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Medical Pot in Utah Costs Right Around National Average

Utah lawmakers met Monday to consider the cost of medical marijuana in the state. Bottom line: Patients pay neither more nor less than in other states where the treatment is…

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Oneida Indian Nation to Launch New York Cannabis Enterprise

Oneida Indian Nation announced Monday that it is launching a new cannabis company in downtown New York, and plans to begin construction on the 50,000-square-foot facility next month. The seed-to-market…

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Denver Signs off on Weed Delivery for Social Equity Companies

On Monday, the Denver City Council approved measures designed to bolster the city’s cannabis delivery service and put those individuals adversely affected by the war on drugs right. Axios Report…

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Newsom Signs Bill Protecting California Workers Who Smoke Off-the-Clock

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Sunday signed Several bills have been enacted that aim to “strengthen California’s cannabis laws, expand the legal cannabis market, and remedy the harm of cannabis…

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House Bill 837 Aims to Legalize Pot Possession, Home Grow in Maryland

The activists behind the ballot referendum to legalize cannabis in Maryland launched a new advertising campaign last week urging voters to support the proposal when they go to the polls…

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Republican Congressmen Push for Environmental Impact Study on Cannabis

Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Republican-Georgia) and Doug Lambourne (Republican-Colorado) attempted to portray cannabis as an environmentally unfriendly plant, stats from several studies, including those from over a decade ago.…

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Biden To Meet With Family of Brittney Griner

President Joe Biden on Friday will meet with the family of American basketball star Britney Griner. Biden will also meet with the family of American Paul Whelan, who has been…

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Advocates Criticize Newsom Over Measure Aimed at Substance Use Disorder

California Gov. Gavin Newsom this week signed the bill into law His administration has said it will create “a paradigm shift in providing people with severe mental health and substance…

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Oregon Officials to Deploy Decoys to Catch Underage Weed, Alcohol Sales

The Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) will resume operations, sending underage decoys to cannabis and alcohol retailers, according to Sept. 15. press release. In some cities in Oregon, two-thirds…

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New Zealand Approves Domestic Medical Cannabis Products

New Zealand health officials last week began allowing domestic medical cannabis products to be used, ending patient dependence on imported medical marijuana products. The Department of Health will allow access…

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Thai Lawmakers Withdraw Bill to Regulate Cannabis

A proposed bill that would bring greater restrictions on cannabis use in the country was withdrawn by Thai lawmakers on Wednesday. Bloomberg report The lawmakers “voted 198 to 136 in…

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Nevada Judge Orders State Board to Remove Cannabis from Schedule 1

Despite Nevada’s legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes, police continue to arrest people for possession because the state’s drug commission refuses to reschedule it. This could change quickly…

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In Hawaii, People Prefer Black Market Cannabis to State-Managed Facilities

Indeed, recreational cannabis is still illegal in Hawaii, so Decriminalization will only take place in 2019— such high numbers aren’t all that shocking. I’m claiming When asked why people choose…

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