Years

Uruguay’s Historic Legalization: Six Years, And More Than 10 Million Grams Later

This month marks six years since Uruguay launched legal recreational sales in the country, and newly released data illuminates how successful the cannabis program has been.  The South American country’s…

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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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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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Industrial Hemp Market to Hit $18.1 Billion in Five Years

Information collected in “”Global Hemp Market by TypeA Research and Markets report analyzing hemp’s many uses as a fiber, food, building material, and more. The report forecasts a compound annual…

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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 York Recreational Sales On Track To Start By Year’s End, According to Gov. Hochul

The clock may be ticking in 2022, but New York plans to open its first recreational marijuana dispensary by the end of the year. That said, the state’s Democratic Gov.…

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Another American Caught With Weed in Russia Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

US citizens, teachers and teachers have been in prison for 14 years after a small pot was found in their luggage at an airport in Moscow, Russia. This is the…

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