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Pennsylvania Grant Program Sets Up $200,000 for Hemp Education, Marketing

On October 17, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said: $200,000 grant program Recognize organizations that strive to promote hemp. The department aims to award grants to reimburse “half…

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Uber Eats Now Delivering Weed in Toronto

Toronto consumers can order cannabis via food delivery platform Uber Eats through a partnership with local pharmacies and online marijuana resource Leafly, which launched Monday. “We are partnering with industry…

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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee Slams Cannabis Industry, Says It Targets ‘Gullible’ People

In a series of videos, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee warned that legalizing adult-use marijuana in Arkansas would help drug cartels and the cannabis industry “make money from gullible people.”…

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From the Archives: 9 Tons of Pot (1974)

Rod de Remer Regular newspaper readers will remember last year’s spectacular rupture of a barge laden with 9-ton pots. This was the first in a series of setbacks for the…

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Five Cannabis Word Origins | High Times

hemp shutter stock The word “hemp” is of Germanic origin, adopted into Old English.according to etymology online dictionary“hemp” comes from Old English “hænep”, cannabis sativa. come from From Old Saxon…

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Legalization Advocates Bear Down for Difficult Race in South Dakota

Two years ago, South Dakota symbolized a radical shift in attitudes toward marijuana use in America. This state was a red-hot, Trump-loving state that defied conventional wisdom and embraced weed.…

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Kentucky Governor Exploring State Weed Pardons

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that he has directed his administration to consider issuing amnesty for all convictions of simple marijuana possession. It follows last week’s pardon of all…

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Kamala Harris: ‘Nobody Should Have to Go to Jail for Smoking Weed’

Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday urged both Congress and state governments to follow the lead of the Biden administration to decriminalize marijuana. Harris’ comments were made during an interview…

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Poll: Majority Backs Biden’s Cannabis Pardons

The country overwhelmingly supports President Biden’s historic move on US marijuana policy. According to a study released on Tuesday. A new poll by Politico and Morning Consult found that 40%…

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Spliff Vape: New Tech Allows Cannabis, Nicotine To Be Vaped Simultaneously

Spliffs, blunts, mokes, mole bowls, scoffes, and slaps are just a few of the incredibly silly names Stoner has given to various methods of ingesting cannabis and tobacco at the…

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Five-Year-Old Missouri Child Gets Delta-8 Edibles in Halloween Bag

Law enforcement in a suburb of St. Louis are looking for clues after a 5-year-old boy ate Delta 8 food at a local Halloween event. St. Charles Missouri Police Department…

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California AG Announces New Efforts To Address Unlicensed Weed Grows

California Attorney General Rob Bonta has announced new efforts to tackle unlicensed marijuana cultivation in the state, saying the illegal weed market still outstrips the regulated cannabis industry. . Bonta…

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U.S. Air Force to Allow Applicants to Retest After Positive THC Test

Previously, U.S. Air Force applicants who tested positive for THC were automatically barred from service even if they had consumed cannabis months earlier. According to recent information publicationthe U.S. Air…

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Former Supervisor Says Trulieve Promoted Safety Manager After Worker’s Death

According to WeedWeek and podcast reports, the former supervisor of a Trulieve cannabis growing and processing business in Massachusetts said the company was killed at the site just a month…

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New York ‘Scrambling’ To Develop Cannabis DUI Test

As New York races to open a new legal recreational marijuana market, state is clear “In the absence of current standards and valid tests, we are rushing to develop methods…

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U.K. Home Secretary Supports Stricter Classification for Cannabis

UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman is considering assigning cannabis a stricter classification under the country’s drug laws over concerns that marijuana is a gateway drug and could lead to serious…

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U.S. Negotiator ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Griner Will Be Released By Year’s End

Former Gov. and diplomat Bill Richardson expressed confidence Sunday that American basketball star Britney Griner will be released from Russian custody by the end of the year. In an interview…

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New Lawsuit Challenges Adult-Use Ordinance in Detroit

A lawsuit filed Sept. 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan alleges that the city’s adult-use marijuana ordinance is unfair to longtime city residents. The…

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Majority in Maryland Backs Legalization Weeks Before Vote

Weeks before Maryland voters head to the ballot to decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana, a new Investigation It suggests that the bill is ready to pass. Washington Post and…

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Nevada Cannabis Industry Rings Up Nearly $1 Billion in Yearly Sales

Nevada’s cannabis industry will generate more than $965 million in taxable sales in fiscal 2022, down slightly from the previous year’s record $1 billion. The regulated sale of marijuana has…

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