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NORML Op-Ed: State-Level Marijuana Legalization Has Been a Stunning Success

NORML

After a century of failed policies and “canna-bigotry,” the verdict is in. Legalization is a success, and the end of cannabis prohibition can’t come soon enough. The post NORML Op-Ed: State-Level Marijuana Legalization Has Been a Stunning Success appeared first on NORML.

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Do You Think Is Medical Cannabis is a Thing of the Past?

Americans for Safe Access

Well, I don’t think so, but I want to hear what you think! Can you spare 10 minutes today to give ASA a glimpse into your medical cannabis experiences?

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America’s hottest cannabis of 420 ’24

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Including Blue Lobster, Toad Venom, and Banana Zoap. The post America’s hottest cannabis of 420 ’24 appeared first on Leafly.

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California Gives Up on the Illegal Cannabis Market: More of the Same

Canna Law Blog

Last week, California’s Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) released illegal market enforcement data for quarter 1 of 2024. It’s become a new tradition of mine to compare this quarterly data and see whether the state is actually doing anything to fight the illegal market (for example, see my posts for Q4 2023 , Q3 2023 , and Q2 2023 ). What does California’s Q1 2024 data show?

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Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Some want to directly own licensed businesses, while others prefer to keep the industry at an arm’s length and merely profit from it.

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Jim Belushi to speak at Illinois Cannabis Convention

Illinois News Joint

After finishing its Boston conference, NECANN has now shifted to the 2024 Illinois Cannabis Convention. The 4 th annual NECANN convention is set for May 31-June 1. For the second straight year, the Schaumburg Convention Center, located at 1551 N. Thoreau Dr. in Schaumburg, is set to host the convention that runs from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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New Study Reveals The Potential Of CBD As Treatment For Crack Use Disorders

Veriheal

CBD (cannabidiol) has been demonstrated to be effective at treating a wide range of mental and physical health disorders, from chronic pain to inflammation, anxiety, insomnia, and much more. A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Brasília, the Brazilian Federal District’s Secretary of Health and Forensic Institute, and the Federal University of São Paulo has discovered that CBD may help with something else, too: crack use disorder.

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California cannabis highlights: Quick picks for 2024

Leafly

California’s cannabis market is renowned for its quality and innovation, especially in the realm of premium brands that cater to both connoisseurs and casual consumers alike. As we navigate through 2024, Leafly’s experts have meticulously reviewed and tested various products to bring you the top selections that stand out for their excellence in the Golden […] The post California cannabis highlights: Quick picks for 2024 appeared first on Leafly.

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FREE Webinar Tomorrow, April 17: How To Buy or Sell a Cannabis Business

Canna Law Blog

Register Here On Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 12:00 pacific time, Harris Sliwoski managing partner Vince Sliwoski ( Portland ), Harris Sliwoski partner Griffen Thorne ( Los Angeles ), and Andy Shelley of CannXperts will present a free webinar entitled “How to Buy or Sell a Cannabis Business.” Drawing on their extensive experience from representing businesses and entrepreneurs through numerous M&A transactions, including crucial state license transfers throughout the United States

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Review: Jelly Roll by Ivy Hall

Illinois News Joint

While credible arguments can be made for many classic strains, I still believe the best way to drop a new label is with new genetics. Ivy Hall shares this belief, dropping three new cuts as part of the dispensary’s new flower rollout. I picked up all three to review at Ivy Hall Peoria and this is Jelly Roll. Jelly Roll is an indica-leaning hybrid cross of Jokerz 31 and Gastropop.

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JAMA Pediatrics: Legalization Laws Linked with Fewer Teens Using Marijuana, Other Intoxicants

NORML

“Together, results found no net increases in cannabis or, through spillover effects, alcohol or tobacco use among adolescents in response to the rapid rise of RCL [recreational cannabis legalization] and RCR [recreational cannabis retail sales]. Results suggest that legalization and greater control over cannabis markets have not facilitated adolescents’ entry into substance use.

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Satisfy Your Munchies With Jimmy John’s 4/20 ‘Dime Bag’ Promotion

Veriheal

4/20 is rapidly approaching, and it’s time to start stocking up on all of your favorite snacks and treats lest you be caught unprepared for the holiday. If you consider yourself a connoisseur of sandwiches, we’ve found the perfect deal for you–a “Deliciously Dope Dime Bag” promotion from Jimmy John’s, available April 16-21.

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Best cannabis brands in Arizona: Top picks for 2024

Leafly

Arizona’s cannabis market is blooming, offering a variety of top-tier brands that cater to discerning enthusiasts. Whether you’re looking for potent flowers, innovative vapes, or gourmet edibles, the Grand Canyon State has it all. Here’s a quick hit list of the best cannabis brands and products you should try in 2024. Exploring Arizona’s Cannabis Excellence […] The post Best cannabis brands in Arizona: Top picks for 2024 appeared first on Leafly.

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Iowa Medical Marijuana Laws: Past, Present, and Future

MMJ Recs

The use of medical marijuana in Iowa has been a topic of significant debate and change in recent years. From its prohibition to the gradual legalization and implementation of medical cannabis programs, the landscape of marijuana use for medical purposes has shifted dramatically. In this blog, we’re discussing the past, present, and future of Iowa medical marijuana laws — exploring its history, laws, regulations, patient access, and the evolving role it plays in the state’s healthcare syste

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Green Rose to host 2nd Annual 420 Sesh Fest

Illinois News Joint

Green Rose Dispensary is set to host its second annual 420 Sesh Fest Saturday, April 20. The Green Rose 420 Sesh Fest, located at 612 N. Wells Street in River North, is scheduled for 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and will feature a meet and greet with Grammy nominated rapper Vic Mensa. Hosted in the dispensary’s large outdoor parking lot at Wells and Ontario, the 420 Sesh Fest is set to include live DJs, food trucks, Stiiizy tie-dye tent, and vendors, a magic show, fun activities, prizes, and cannabis pr

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Celebrate Our Success This 4/20

NORML

April 20 is the most widely celebrated day in cannabis culture. This 4/20, we have plenty to celebrate. The post Celebrate Our Success This 4/20 appeared first on NORML.

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There Are Now More Than 440,000 Jobs Supported By The American Cannabis Industry

Veriheal

The cannabis market in the United States is booming, and jobs within the industry are increasing right along with it. A new report from Colorado-based marijuana staffing company Vangst and the analytics firm Whitney Economics discovered that cannabis-related jobs have increased about 5% over the last year, a slow but notable growth. As such, there are now more than 440,000 cannabis jobs available in states that have legalized medicinal or recreational marijuana.

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Best cannabis brands in Michigan: Top picks for 2024

Leafly

Michigan’s cannabis landscape is teeming with innovation and quality, spanning a diverse range of products that satisfy both recreational enthusiasts and medical patients alike. After meticulously searching our comprehensive database and personally field-testing numerous offerings, Leafly’s experts have curated a list of four standout products that epitomize the best of the Great Lakes State’s cannabis […] The post Best cannabis brands in Michigan: Top picks for 2024 appe

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The Effects of Cannabis, THC and CBD on the Grocery Sector

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

Cann infused beverages, available at select grocers, come in a variety of flavors, such as grapefruit rosemary. While cannabis is in the news with 4/20 Day and more states, including Florida, set to vote on the legalization of marijuana, the culture is shifting in the merchandising of products with tetrahydrocannabinol.

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Review: Mexican Flan Live Resin by Cookies

Illinois News Joint

More than a year ago, I ran across the strain Mexican Flan in Missouri and was instantly intrigued by the cross of two of my favorite cultivars, Animal Mints and Ice Cream Cake. Cookies has finally released the full product line on the Illinois market. I came across the strain as a live resin jelly at Cookies Peoria, so I picked up a gram to review.

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Kentucky: Governor Signs Legislation Expediting Medical Cannabis Licensing, But Also Adding New Restrictions Upon Patients’ Access

NORML

"While expediting timelines may seem advantageous, the potential negatives embedded within the bill outweigh any perceived benefits. Patient access and rights must take precedence over expediency.” The post Kentucky: Governor Signs Legislation Expediting Medical Cannabis Licensing, But Also Adding New Restrictions Upon Patients’ Access appeared first on NORML.

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Best cannabis brands in Maryland: Top picks for 2024

Leafly

Maryland’s cannabis market is flourishing, showcasing an array of high-quality brands catering to both medical and recreational users. From potent concentrates to delicious edibles, the Free State offers a rich selection that promises exceptional experiences. Here are four standout cannabis brands and their products that are a must-try in 2024.

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Review: Zoap by One Day

Illinois News Joint

An ever-expanding list of cannabis naming categories seems to exist: fruits, pastries, candies, etc. One of the most fascinating to me is soap, and the newest additions here in Illinois is Zoap, from One Day , which I recently picked up at Stash Orland Hills. Zoap is a hybrid cross of Rainbow Sherbert and Pink Guava. This batch of flower tested at 0.03% CBDa, 0.29% Delta 9 THC, 26.84% THCa, and 27.71% total cannabinoids.

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Curated cannabis: Top shelf picks in Massachusetts for 2024

Leafly

As Massachusetts continues to flourish as a hub for premium cannabis, Leafly’s experts have delved deep into our database to recommend numerous products to bring you the finest selections for 2024. From aromatic flowers to savory edibles, here are the top cannabis products across the Bay State that promise unparalleled quality and experience. Exploring Massachusetts’ […] The post Curated cannabis: Top shelf picks in Massachusetts for 2024 appeared first on Leafly.

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Illinois’ March cannabis sales 2nd highest since legalization

Illinois News Joint

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation announced today recreational cannabis sales totals for March 2024. March totals reached $148,872,065.12, the 2 nd highest monthly total since legalization. Only December 2023 had a higher monthly total at $153,936,703.20. March in-state resident sales totaled $114,458,207.57, and dispensaries sold 4,048,897 cannabis items, both of which also were the 2 nd highest monthly total since legalization.

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German legalization gets underway with first 4/20

Leafly

Day One takeaways on Germany legalization from the International Cannabis Business Conference. The post German legalization gets underway with first 4/20 appeared first on Leafly.

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The best 4/20 deals to shop during the marijuana ‘holiday’ today: Fast food discounts and more

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

April 20, known by some as 420 Day, is an unofficial holiday in stoner culture. (The date is a reference to 420, one of the many slang terms for marijuana.) Predictably, some of the biggest and best-known brands in the marijuana industry are offering special deals to celebrate today’s marijuana.

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Driving High? Ocean City PD Studies Affects of Marijuana Behind the Wheel | Latest News

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

OCEAN CITY, MD — In a new initiative, the Ocean City Police Department hosted a “Green Lab” at the Ocean City Airport where volunteers consumed marijuana before driving on a controlled course. This unique experiment aims to better prepare officers for real-world incidents involving driving under the influence of marijuana.

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How much do you know about marijuana and 420? Test your knowledge now.

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

Among those who use marijuana — and, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 48.2 million people in the U.S., or 18% of Americans, reported doing so — 420 has become shorthand for weed consumption. As such, April 20 (aka 4/20).

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Green Acres CBD Gummies Reviews – Are They Worth the Money?

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

In today’s fast-paced world, finding moments of relaxation and tranquility can be challenging. Green Acres CBD Gummies offer a natural solution to unwind and experience the benefits of CBD in a delicious and convenient form. This comprehensive review will delve into the product’s ingredients, benefits, pricing, potential side effects, manufacturer.

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Man Missing From Sydney CBD Located In Sydney City PAC

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

… reported missing from Sydney’s CBD has been located safe and … located safe in Sydney’s CBD about 10.15am today Thursday … Original Author Link click here to read complete story.

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