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Ohio: Voter-Approved Legalization Measure Takes Effect

NORML

"Today, for the first time since the adoption of federal marijuana prohibition, more US citizens reside in jurisdictions where cannabis is state-legal than live somewhere where it is not," NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano said. The post Ohio: Voter-Approved Legalization Measure Takes Effect appeared first on NORML.

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American budtenders’ best strains of 2023

Leafly

Twenty strains across 20 states win Leafly's first Budtenders' Choice Awards; from Devil Driver in Maine, to Holy Moly! in California. The post American budtenders’ best strains of 2023 appeared first on Leafly.

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Riding the Green Wave: Companies Wave Goodbye to Pre-Employment Cannabis Testing

Veriheal

Secret cannabis users may not have to keep their habits secret much longer. American companies across different industries are finally getting rid of pre-employment tests. By dropping such tests for potential employees companies save money while ensuring they are not losing out on talent. Let’s take a look at how businesses are parting ways with traditional “cannabis tests” as well as how legal access leads to fair employment opportunities for consumers alike.

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How to Use a Bong

Sensi Seeds

A bong is a waterpipe that has been used to smoke dry herbs, including tobacco and other dried plants for centuries. Having gained popularity within the cannabis community, we guide you through the basics of using a bong in our step-by-step guide and explain how they work and how to keep your bong clean! The post How to Use a Bong appeared first on Sensi Seeds.

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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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Ohio Legislature Attempting to Gut Legalization Initiative Days Before Implementation of Key Provisions

NORML

With just days to go before Ohio’s voter-approved marijuana legalization measure becomes law, GOP lawmakers… The post Ohio Legislature Attempting to Gut Legalization Initiative Days Before Implementation of Key Provisions appeared first on NORML.

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OH & FL — Rec. Roundup, CA Job Protections, HHS Cannabis Report

Veriheal

Ohio rec. kicks off while Florida looks ahead, California introduces employment protections for cannabis users, and the HSS’ cannabis report deadline approaches. Let’s dive into this week’s cannabis and psychedelic news. As Ohio Recreational Legalization Kicks Off, Who’s Next? Last month , Ohio voters overwhelmingly passed Issue 2 officially legalizing recreational cannabis.

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Review: Gelonade by 93 Boyz

Illinois News Joint

93 Boyz has tapped into big name strains such as Jet Fuel and Gary Payton for its genetic library, so it’s no surprise to see the label putting out a cut of Gelonade. Gelonade has already made a name for itself, and I was interested in seeing how 93 Boyz had grown the cultivar. I stopped into Trinity Compassionate Care and picked up an eighth to sample.

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Edibles, Tinctures, or Vaping: Choosing the Right Delivery Method for Your Needs

MMJ Recs

Embarking on your medical marijuana journey can be both exciting and overwhelming, especially for beginners. In this handy guide, we’ll explore various aspects of cannabis consumption, providing valuable insights and info to help you make informed choices. Effects and Duration: Comparing Edibles, Tinctures, and Vaping in Cannabis Consumption Each cannabis consumption method has its own set of effects and duration, influencing the overall experience.

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Where to buy Leafly Strain of the Year 2023 Permanent Marker?

Leafly

The race is on—Leafly Strain of the Year 2023 Permanent Marker has become a searing hot commodity. Supplies will not last. How do you get your mitts on it? First off, Seed Junky Genetics grows Permanent Marker and its crosses for the legal markets in California, Michigan, and New Mexico—so start there. In California, Seed […] The post Where to buy Leafly Strain of the Year 2023 Permanent Marker?

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What Cannabis Companies Can Expect When Borrowing Money

Canna Law Blog

Cannabis companies that need more money than they can generate through sales generally have two options : borrow money (debt) or solicit investments (equity). Over the years as the industry has constricted, equity finance became less of an option. I recently predicted that equity investment will reignite when cannabis is rescheduled. But that hasn’t happened yet, which means that cash-hungry cannabis companies need to borrow money.

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Illinois breaks cannabis sales record for in-state residents

Illinois News Joint

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation announced today recreational cannabis sales totals for November, which set a new record for in-state resident sales at $105,457,293.74, breaking September 2023’s previous record of $105,071,931.58. The November sales total of $139,100,376.09 again kept Illinois’ 2023 sales total on track to eclipse the 2022 yearly total of $1,552,324,820.37.

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Depression and the Potential Therapeutic Effects of Medical Cannabis

United Patients Group

In this day and age, the use of medical cannabis is no longer a fringe idea. It’s a topic of serious conversation, vibrant debate, and ongoing research. One area of focus is its potential for treating mental health conditions. The world of medicine is ever-evolving, and medical cannabis is part of that evolution. Despite the controversy surrounding its legalization and use, there’s no denying the increasing amount of research supporting its therapeutic potential.

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3CHI’s essence of euphoria & wellness: True Strains gummies, Focused Blends & more

Leafly

Find high-quality hemp products for the holidays like 3CHI's new True Strains gummies. Unwrap these treasures & find the product for you. The post 3CHI’s essence of euphoria & wellness: True Strains gummies, Focused Blends & more appeared first on Leafly.

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Cannabis Companies and the OTC Markets

Canna Law Blog

I stumbled upon this recent post by Jason Paltrowitz titled “ Lawful but Awful: The Small Cap IPO Cycle.” It contains some interesting findings and I like everything about it for cannabis companies, except the conclusion. The conclusion is that OTCQX and OTCQB markets are a good bet for small companies, because these markets “offer a simplified path with financial, corporate governance, and disclosure requirements tailored to smaller companies.

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Review: Cookies & Cream Cereal Bar by Enliven

Illinois News Joint

Enliven’s new line of cereal bars is focused on classic flavors. I’ve already reviewed the Fruity Pebbles version that transported me back to my childhood, and this time, I’m following up with the Cookies & Cream, another boyhood favorite. I stopped into Trinity on Glen and picked up a sample. The Enliven Cookies & Cream Bar is 100mg total THC.

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Study Shows Older Dogs Benefit From Hemp Oil

The Fresh Toast

Study Shows Older Dogs Benefit From Hemp Oil We love them like family, but as they age, problems occur. Study shows older dogs benefit from hemp oil. The post Study Shows Older Dogs Benefit From Hemp Oil appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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How we decide Leafly Strain of the Year 2023

Leafly

A mix of human and machine—here to terminate the boof. The post How we decide Leafly Strain of the Year 2023 appeared first on Leafly.

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Cannabis Automation Solution GeoShepard Offers Aggressively Priced Commercial Software Licensing

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GeoShepard (the “Company” or “GeoShepard”), a leader in automated compliance tools for cannabis operators, is now offering a competitive new rate on commercial license.

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Review: Dawgma by Bedford Grow

Illinois News Joint

While I’ve run through the entire genetic portfolio of some Illinois cultivators, Bedford Grow has such a deep catalog that I’m still discovering new cultivars to sample. I recently stopped into Maribis Springfield on Denver , where I picked up an eighth of Dawgma to review. Dawgma is an indica-leaning hybrid cross of Chemnesia (Amnesia Haze and I95) and Big Hurt (Chemdawg D and I95).

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The Week in Weed: December 8, 2023

The Blunt Truth

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we have an update on Ohio, where legislators are re-writing the cannabis initiative language. We check in on Alabama, to see how medical marijuana licensing is going. Then, we travel overseas to Germany, where there seems to be a delay in legalization.

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Win the holidays with Lemon Cherry Gelato—December’s Leafly’s Highlight

Leafly

LCG was a crowd-favorite in 2023. The post Win the holidays with Lemon Cherry Gelato—December’s Leafly’s Highlight appeared first on Leafly.

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Dealing With Weed Hangovers Tips For Recovery

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

In this article, we’ll explore ways in dealing with weed hangovers tips for recovery and how to minimize their impact on your day. While marijuana.

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Pritzker signs ‘cannabis transporter’ bill into law

Illinois News Joint

Today, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law Senate Bill 1559 , which waives annual license fees for existing cannabis transporting organization license holders from January 1, 2024, through January 1, 2027, and prohibits the Illinois Department of Agriculture from accepting new applications for cannabis transporting organization licenses from January 1, 2023, through January 1, 2027.

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Top 5 MMJ Dispensaries In New York

MMJ Recs

In recent years, New York has emerged as a progressive state in terms of medical marijuana legislation. The legalization of medical cannabis has paved the way for a network of dispensaries to cater to the growing demand for alternative healthcare options. For those considering the therapeutic benefits of marijuana, understanding the landscape of medical marijuana dispensaries in New York is crucial.

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The Permanent Marker cannabis strain genealogy

Leafly

Understand the refined GSC work in Leafly Strain of the Year 2023. The post The Permanent Marker cannabis strain genealogy appeared first on Leafly.

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Locally-Owned Adult-Use Craft Cannabis Cultivator Commences Operations in New Jersey

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

MILLVILLE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hamilton Farms announced today that it has completed construction of its state-of-the-art craft cannabis cultivation facility and received regulatory approval from the New.

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Review: Frosted Sugar Cookie Gummies by Ozone

Illinois News Joint

One sign of winter’s arrival this year has been the additional seasonal options popping up on menus across the state. There’s no better time for lovers of peppermint, cocoa, and cookies than December, and that’s true at the dispensary as well. Ozone has recently released a batch of holiday themed items, including Frosted Sugar Cookie flavored soft chews.

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CBD vs. THC: Understanding the Differences and Uses

MMJ Recs

In the ever-evolving landscape of wellness and medicinal alternatives, the debate surrounding CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) takes center stage. As constituents of the cannabis plant, these compounds have captured the attention of people seeking natural remedies for a myriad of conditions, ranging from pain management to anxiety relief.

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State-by-State Cost Savings of getting a Medical Marijuana Card

Canna Care Docs

Now that more states have legalized recreational cannabis, it’s easy to dismiss the idea of getting a medical marijuana card. However, there are many benefits to becoming a patient : in addition to specialized treatment at the dispensary, in most states, you’ll enjoy access to higher potency products, as well as higher purchasing and possession limits.

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How to Identify Laced Cannabis and Its Risks

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

In this article, we will explore how to identify laced Cannabis and Its risks. The methods employed in making laced cannabis, and the reasons behind.