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Albania Legalizes Medical Cannabis |

Albanian lawmakers approved a bill to legalize cannabis for medical purposes on Friday. The country’s parliament “passed 69 to 23 to allow for the limited and controlled growth of cannabis…

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New Law Gives Seattle Dispensary Employees Stronger Labor Protections

Seattle’s newly enacted ordinance gives workers at the city’s cannabis dispensaries strong labor protections and is part of leaders’ ongoing efforts to make the cannabis industry fairer. ordinanceThe law, which…

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Cannabeginners: How To Legally Use Cannabis In Japan

Japan has a long history with herbal medicines such as cannabis and hallucinogens, but like most countries in the world, it was forced to amend its drug laws to match…

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Psychedelic Toads Invade Arizona After Monsoon Season Kicks In

The Sonoran Desert toad, with venom-secreting glands rich in the hallucinogens 5-MeO-DMT and bufotenin, is invading Arizona as monsoon conditions begin towards the end of summer. It can grow up…

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New York Approves New Retail Licenses, Cannabis Farmers Markets

New York’s cannabis regulator approved more than 200 additional retail pharmacy licenses this week, adopting new rules that allow cannabis growers to sell directly to consumers at farmers’ markets. The…

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Florida Advocacy Group Files Brief Against Attorney General for Challenging 2024 Ballot Initiative

Florida-based advocacy group Smart & Safe Florida (SSF) has been working hard to win the cannabis legalization initiative on the 2024 ballot. The latest developments include a new brief filed…

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Tupac Shakur Murder Case Resurrected as Police Execute Search Warrant in Las Vegas

Tupac Shakur’s still unsolved Nearly three decades after he was murdered at the height of his career in 1996, the murder mystery has been revived as police in Las Vegas,…

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U.S. Department of Justice Extends Pardon Certificate Comment Deadline to August 15

In March, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officially announced the opening of the Department of Justice. online portal To make it easier than ever for people with low-level cannabis…

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Gigi Hadid Busted for Weed in Cayman Islands

Fashion model Gigi Hadid and her friend were arrested last week on marijuana charges in the Cayman Islands, customs officials confirmed Tuesday. After appearing in court and paying the fine,…

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Cannabis Businesses Affected by Flooding in Vermont Don’t Qualify for Federal Aid

As the West Coast braces for its annual summer heat wave, East Coast states are battling to weather the torrential rains. The state capital, Monteplier, Vermont, experienced devastating flooding that…

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NY State Senator Urges Aggressive Action on Unlicensed Cannabis Shops

A New York state senator wrote a letter to the state’s cannabis control agency urging leaders to take “aggressive action” after witnessing an unlicensed cannabis retailer in their neighborhood. Senator…

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Number of Federal Cannabis Prisoners Has Decreased by 61% Over the Past Five Years

Recently, the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) reported that the percentage of people incarcerated in federal prisons for marijuana convictions dropped 61% between 2013 and 2018. This…

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Ohio Regulators Reject Autism And OCD As Medical Pot Qualifying Conditions

Ohio’s cannabis regulator added irritable bowel syndrome to the eligibility criteria for medical marijuana use last week, but declined to approve a petition to add autism and obsessive-compulsive disorder to…

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Coast Guard Seizes 223 Pounds of Cocaine From Boat Headed Towards Long Beach

If you’re a Colombian drug smuggler and your boat breaks down, it’s never a happy ending. After the ship broke down, federal authorities seized 223 pounds of cocaine and arrested…

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South Dakota Police Commission Approves Officer Applicants with Cannabis Records

In South Dakota, two law enforcement officers were recently allowed to use cannabis by the South Dakota Law Enforcement Standards Board.according to south dakota searchlight, the Commission has made decisions…

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Carjacked Auto Smashes Into Los Angeles Dispensary as Robberies Get More Brazen

Attacks on pharmacies in the Los Angeles, California area have become increasingly brazen and, in some cases, violent. The latest case involved a suspect in a robbery that drove a…

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Berkeley Decriminalizes Psilocybin, Ayahuasca |

City officials in Berkeley, Calif. reportedly Moved to decriminalize both psilocybin mushrooms and ayahuasca. According to Psychedelic Spotlight, the city council there “unanimously” approved a measure to “formally deprioritize arrests…

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Minnesota-Based Native American Tribe To Begin Selling Recreational Cannabis After August 1

In Minnesota, the Red Lake Nation Council recently passed July 11th to legalize adult cannabis starting August 1st. After that date, both tribal and non-tribal cannabis purchases will be legal.…

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Montreal Shroom Shop Raided, Owner Says ‘We’re Just Getting Started’

An unlicensed psilocybin mushroom shop in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, was raided on its opening day on Tuesday, but the mushroom shop owner says he’s not done with his business yet.…

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Cannabeginners: How to Legally Use Cannabis in France

World-famous hash maker Frenchy Cannoli may have been a true cannabis evangelist, educating the masses on how to make quality hash, but unfortunately, his country of origin, France, , have…

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