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Cannabis Industry Comes Together To Offer Free Turkeys, Canned Food Drives for Thanksgiving

Cannabis has always paired well with Thanksgiving, either as a way to enjoy the holidays with those we love, or as a way to help build tolerance for certain skeptical,…

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FDA Takes First Step in Making NARCAN Available Over the Counter

As of Tuesday, certain naloxone products, like NARCAN, have been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and determined to be safe enough to be sold over the counter…

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German Opposition Leader Lobbies EU To Nix Country’s Cannabis Proposal

The leader of Germany’s biggest opposition party on Wednesday took aim at the country’s proposal to decriminalize marijuana and called on the European Union to intervene and block the plan.…

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Rep. Pete Sessions Compares Weed Industry to Slavery

Republican Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) faces universal backlash from officials and NORML leaders after making “shameful” remarks comparing the cannabis industry to slavery. House Oversight Committee Hearings November 15th in…

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Kentucky Governor Signs Executive Order To Allow Use of Medical Cannabis

Kentucky Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday signed an executive order allowing some patients to use medical marijuana. You will be able to use cannabis. “Kentuckians suffering from chronic and…

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San Bernardino’s Operation Hammer Strike Concludes Illegal Cannabis Eradication

In a press release, the MET published data on the many successes of the operation. ‚ÄúSince August 26, 2022, MET investigators have issued 127 search warrants and arrested 103 suspects…

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Cannabis Legalization Hearing Held by Congressional Committee

of House Oversight Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties On November 8, it announced it would hold a public hearing to discuss the legalization of cannabis on November 15.…

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With Demand Outpaced by Supply, Oregon Weed Retailers Lower Prices

Both harvest and sales numbers plummeted in Oregon last month, potentially resulting in cheaper cannabis for consumers. that’s the result Local news station KOIN reportciting data from the Oregon Liquor…

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Majority of Nearly Every Subgroup in U.S. Favors Legal Pot, Gallup Poll Shows

Across 35 subgroups divided by ideology, religion and age, nearly every demographic had a majority support legal cannabis in the United States, with only two exceptions. Gallup recently released a…

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Numerous California Cities Approve Cannabis Retail Measures

The majority of cannabis-related initiatives approved are in Los Angeles and San Diego counties, with 70 additional possibilities being greenlit. cannabis retail licenseIn California, Los Angeles leads as the most…

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Weed Consumption District Along Missouri River Coming to Kansas City Suburb

Just days after Missouri voters approved the Third Amendment to legalize adult-use marijuana, an ambitious red-light district project is rolling out. Gladstone, Missouri-based Besa Hospitality Group announced a new “cannabis…

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Jesse Ventura: Minnesota Gov. Promised Me Legalization Will Be Top of Agenda

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said this week that current residents of the office are determined to get cannabis legalized on the line. Minnesota Governor Tim Waltz secured a second…

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Federal Judge Blocks New York Regulators From Issuing Pot Shop Licenses

A federal judge in New York has ruled that the state will issue permits to cannabis retailers in five territories after a Michigan-based company filed a lawsuit challenging the process…

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Another Medical Cannabis Clinical Trial Launches in South Africa

A clinical trial was recently initiated by South African Cannabis Institute (CRI) partnered with Releaf Cannabis E-Clinics to see how medical cannabis could help treat opioid addiction. The trial will…

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Colorado Voters Approve Psychedelics Decriminalization Measure

On Tuesday, voters in Colorado approved a ballot measure that would decriminalize the therapeutic use of natural psychedelics, including psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms. With 88% of the…

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Brittney Griner Moved To Russian Penal Colony in Unknown Location

American basketball star Britney Griner was transferred to a Russian penal colony this week, leaving her family and legal team in the dark about her status and whereabouts. new york…

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Five Cities in Texas Approve Decriminalization Initiatives on Ballot

This effort ground game texas, a local advocacy group specifically targeting these five cities for voting. The organization is also involved in other campaigns in Austin, El Paso and San…

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Los Angeles County Voters Approve Cannabis Tax

Approved by voters in Los Angeles County, California Countermeasure C On Tuesday, obtaining permits will impose a tax structure on businesses in unincorporated areas of the county. los angeles daily…

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National Park Service Asks Visitors To Stop Licking Toads

The National Park Service warns that licking toads can make people sick and asks visitors to its facilities to refrain from licking them. The warning included a night-vision photo of…

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Amendment 3 Passes in Missouri, Legalizing Cannabis

Residents of Shawmie approved the Third Amendment to legalize recreational marijuana on November 8. The Missouri Constitution will be amended to permit the sale, possession, consumption, distribution, and manufacture of…

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