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Alaska Scrubbing Hundreds of Pot Convictions from Court Database

Hundreds of Alaskan residents will have their previous marijuana convictions removed from the state’s online court database. The move follows an order from the state Supreme Court late last month,…

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Washington Senate Passes Bill Banning Hiring Discrimination for Pot Use

The Washington Senate this week approved a bill to protect cannabis users from pre-employment discrimination. The bill, Senate Bill 5123, passed the state Senate Wednesday in her 28-21 vote and…

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Iowa Democrats Introduce Bill To Legalize Pot

On Tuesday, Democratic lawmakers in Iowa introduced a bill that would legalize adult-use marijuana in the state, paving the way for a regulated cannabis market. “We have listened to the…

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Oregon Runner Preaches Benefits of Pot and Performance

An Oregon runner shares how cannabis can help improve her running routine. Long-distance and cross-country runners often say that cannabis puts them in a meditative state, allowing them to push…

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Will Introduce Bill Allowing Farmers To Grow Medical Pot

Two Pennsylvania legislators want to create new opportunities for farmers in the state to grow medical marijuana. Rep. Melissa L. Schusterman and Rep. Ismail Smith Wade El, both Democrats, detailed…

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New York City Officials Pledge Crackdown on Illicit Pot Shops

New York City officials this week announced new steps to deal with the city’s growing number of unlicensed cannabis retailers in an effort to strengthen the rollout of a regulated…

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Oklahoma Could Generate Nearly $500M if Recreational Pot is Legalized

Fierce campaigns on either side of the issue are about to sway the March 7 vote, but a new report released by the 820 campaign in favor of adult-use cannabis…

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Washington, D.C. Mayor Signs Medical Pot Bill

The recently passed bill Medical Cannabis Amendment Act of 2022 (B24-0113) was sponsored in February 2021 by Washington DC Council President Phil Mendelson. The Washington, DC Council passed unanimously on…

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Greece Opens First Medical Pot Production Plant

History was made in Greece, where the country inaugurated its first-ever medical cannabis factory last Thursday. by Greek reporterwhich opened in the city of Corinth, is backed by an investment…

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Delaware Lawmakers Renew Effort To Legalize Pot

Democrats in Delaware carried out what has become an annual legislative ritual last week by introducing measures to legalize recreational marijuana. And, according to modern tradition, their biggest obstacle remains…

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NYC City Council Pledges Action on Unsolicited Pot Shops

This week, New York City civic leaders pledged to step up action to address a surge in unlicensed marijuana retailers just weeks after regulated sales of adult-use cannabis began in…

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South Dakota Senate Authorizes Lawmakers To Set Medical Pot Conditions

South Dakota legislators on Thursday took a step toward making significant changes to the state’s medical cannabis program. The Republican-controlled state Senate approved a bill that expanded the list of…

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Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Sends Medical Pot Regulations to N.C. Assembly

by Citizen Times, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Council met on Jan. 12 to successfully introduce tribal medical cannabis regulations into the North Carolina Legislature. The resolution states…

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Connecticut Lawmakers Propose Changes to Recreational Pot Program

It’s only been a week since legal marijuana sales began in Connecticut, but lawmakers there are already considering changes to the new law. CTPost report On the first day of…

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Hawaii Representative Announces Plan To Legalize Pot in 2023

upon January 11thMembers of the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), the Hawaii Drug Policy Forum, and Hawaii’s ACLU spoke at a press conference held at the Capitol in Honolulu. The conference…

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Recreational Pot Sales Double in Maine

Adult-use cannabis sales surged last year in Maine, nearly doubling the 2021 total. local news outlets masthead main, Citing data released by the Maine Office of Cannabis Policy, “state licensed…

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Montana Tops $200 Million in First Year of Recreational Pot Sales

Montana raised over $200 million in its first year of recreational cannabis sales. the state reported this week. Montana Department of Revenue release figure Details how much money will be…

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Medical Pot on the 2023 Agenda for South Carolina

Medical cannabis advocates in South Carolina are ready to go again as they hope 2023 will finally be the year they legalize medical treatment in the state. Local news station…

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Kentucky Governor Calls on Legislature To Push Medical Pot in 2023

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear recently Press conference It details many of his successful actions from last year. Among these achievements for his administration, Beshear spoke of his move to help…

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New Report Analyzes Medical Pot Patients’ Consumption Habits

A new report from New Frontier Data explores the need to understand what medical cannabis patients currently want and need in cannabis medicine. entitled “From Doctors to Pharmacies: The Whole…

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