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First Black Woman-Owned Dispensary Opens in Manhattan

Bliss + Rex is a Black woman-owned cannabis dispensary in Manhattan, and its team announced on March 20 that it is the first of its kind. announcement. Licensed adult-use cannabis…

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Red Lake Nation Opens Minnesota’s First Adult-Use Dispensary

Sales of regulated adult-use cannabis began in Minnesota on Tuesday with the launch of recreational marijuana sales at a dispensary located on the Red Lake Nation’s tribal lands.  The Red…

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New York Judge Pauses Cannabis Dispensary Licensing

A New York judge on Monday issued a temporary injunction barring state cannabis regulators from issuing licenses for retail marijuana dispensaries in response to a lawsuit challenging the rules for…

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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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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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Long Island’s First Adult-Use Dispensary Opens To Huge Crowds

Long Island’s first legal recreational cannabis business cut the ribbon and opened for business last week, marking another milestone in New York’s growing adult cannabis market. The pharmacy, called Strain…

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Santa Monica, California’s First Licensed Dispensary Opens Years After Approval

While there are delivery services and dozens of pharmacies operating nearby, the first licensed medical cannabis dispensary will open in Santa Monica, California, very close to Venice and the surrounding…

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North Carolina Cherokee Chief Rejects $64 Million Proposal for State’s First Dispensary

A North Carolina tribal chief reportedly proposed $64 million in additional spending for what would be the state’s first medical cannabis dispensary, but he rejected it. of Charlotte Observer report…

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Illinois Dispensary Workers Strike When It Hurts the Most

Pharmacy workers in Illinois are fed up with low wages and unfair practices by major pharmacy chains. 3 members of Teamsters Local 777 members rise Chicagoland Clinics, a subsidiary of…

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New York Regulators Approve 99 New Dispensary Licenses 

The New York Cannabis Control Board approved 99 new licenses on April 3, increasing the total number of Conditional Adult Retail Distributors (CAURD) provisional retail distributor licenses to 165. “We…

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New York Launches Accelerator Program For Adult-Use Dispensary Owners

New York’s cannabis regulator last week launched an accelerator program for owners of recreational marijuana outlets, offering new support to entrepreneurs in the state’s emerging cannabis industry.Under a new program…

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New York’s First Woman-Owned Dispensary Opens Tomorrow

The dispensary, called “Good Grades,” is also the first legal cannabis store in Queens, New York City. “With the opening of Good Grades in Queens, we continue our progress toward…

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Judge Lifts Ban on Dispensary Licenses in Brooklyn

A federal court in New York on Tuesday paved the way for state regulators to begin issuing adult-use cannabis dispensary licenses to prospective business owners in Brooklyn and elsewhere. new…

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Slow Pace of Dispensary Openings Leaves Fresno, CA. with Budget Shortfall

The slow pace of opening retail cannabis stores in Fresno, Calif. has left the 2023 budget short by more than $3 million, prompting city leaders to expedite the process to…

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Deputy Fends off Five Armed Robbers at Dispensary in St. Vincent

The Caribbean cannabis industry reflects the dangers of a cash-only industry in the United States and the appeal of criminals given the large amounts of cannabis and cash. Five armed…

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Second Legal Dispensary Set To Open in NYC

Home to the Empire State’s first and only legal recreational cannabis dispensary, New York City will soon give way to a second location. Gothamist’s Report A new pot dispensary called…

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Detroit Awards First Recreational Dispensary Licenses

Detroit officials on Thursday issued nearly 30 licenses to adult-use retailers, more than four years after Michigan voters approved measures to legalize recreational marijuana in the state. . The licenses…

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New York Eases Restrictions on Cannabis Dispensary Locations

The New York State Cannabis Authority last week eased restrictions on the location of the state’s first cannabis dispensaries, allowing business owners to choose the location of their retail operations.…

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New York Retail Dispensary Licenses Announced

The New York Office of Cannabis Control (OCM) has released the final list of applicants to be issued the state’s first retail cannabis licenses. 36 applicants announced November 20thSelected from…

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Deadline Passes in New York for First Round of Dispensary Licenses

New York’s first adult-use cannabis sales permit deadline arrived Monday, with hundreds of applicants now awaiting feedback from the state. Monday’s deadline came a month after the state’s Cannabis Administration…

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