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Upstate New York Officials Clash Over New Cannabis Regulations

City and county officials in upstate New York are at odds over enforcing rules governing the sale and cultivation of marijuana in communities. The dispute, which has been raging between…

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Nevada Officials Award Final 20 Licenses for Cannabis Lounges

State officials in Nevada have announced the final 20 applicants who will receive licenses that allow them to operate cannabis consumption lounges. The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Commission will conduct a…

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Virginia Officials Consider Measures To Reduce Stoned Driving

Officials in Virginia are looking for ways to discourage drivers from getting behind the wheel after throwing rocks. of virginia pilot report “The Virginia Crime Commission — a division of…

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Berkeley Officials Consider Move To Decriminalize Hallucinogens

Officials in Berkeley, Calif., will consider proposals to decriminalize hallucinogens, including LSD. The move was a byproduct of a long-running project that “dragged on the Berkeley City Council for three…

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Pro-Cannabis Group in South Dakota Accuses Officials of Illegal Election Interference

The group behind the 2020 medical marijuana proposal in South Dakota has accused several officials of being involved in an illegal campaign against cannabis promotion measures in the state. A…

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Japanese Health Officials Propose Revision of Law To Allow Import, Medical Cannabis

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said on Sept. 29 that it would recommend revisions to the country’s drug law, known as the Cannabis Control Law.according to Reuters, the…

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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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Amid Record-Breaking Heat Wave, California Officials Urge Growers to Save Power

A sense of urgency is unfolding, as the California State Capitol recently documented hottest day on recordthe highest temperatures were recorded in some regions almost a century. On August 31st,…

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Washington, D.C. Officials To Begin Inspections of ‘Gifting’ Shops Next Month

Regulators in the capital announced last week that they would start inspecting unlicensed cannabis businesses to ensure compliance with various laws. The Alcoholic Beverage Control Administration said it was “a…

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