Wed.Jun 12, 2024

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Cannabis Legalization Lowers Crime Rates from FBI Data

Medical Marijuana Pages

New insights suggest that cannabis legalization lowers crime rates from FBI data. Legalizing marijuana may have unexpected benefits, particularly in reducing crime rates. The debate over cannabis legalization continues. The recent analysis reveals a correlation between states with legal cannabis and a noticeable decrease in certain types of criminal activity.

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What Hunter Biden’s Verdict Means for Cannabis Users

Canna Law Blog

I wrote about Robert Hunter Biden’s indictment for violation of federal gun laws in a post entitled “ What the Hunter Biden Indictment Means for Cannabis Users ” back in September 2023. On June 11, 2024 , a jury in a federal district court in Delaware found Hunter guilty of three felony counts. Today I want to look at how this could affect cannabis users.

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Dispensary Spotlight: Verilife Ottawa

Illinois News Joint

Verilife Ottawa is located at 4100 Columbus St. in Ottawa, Illinois. The retail store opened at a new location May 15, 2024 (with a grand opening on from 1-4 p.m. July 22) and serves medical and recreational consumers. Hours of operation are 8 a.m.-10 p.m., seven days a week. For a live recreational menu, visit here. For a live medical menu, visit here.

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Review: Flan by Cresco

Illinois News Joint

While I complain about dispensary-menu strain names looking more like bakeries than weed shops, I still enjoy a few dessert-moniker strains. I stopped at Sunnyside Champaign and found my latest taste, Flan, from Cresco and picked up an eighth to review. Flan is an indica-leaning hybrid cross of Dosidos and Mochi. This batch of flower tested at 0.7% THC, 26.49% THCa, and 27.19% total cannabinoids.

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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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Cook County Cannabis Development Grant extends deadline

Illinois News Joint

The Cook County Government announced today that the application window for the Cook County Cannabis Development Grant (CCC Development Grant) program has been extended to Friday, June 21. The CCC Development Grant provides up to $3.6 million in grants to businesses that have licenses awarded under the State of Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Social Equity Program.