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Polls: Most Americans Endorse Legalization, Say Cannabis Is Safer Than Either Alcohol Or Tobacco

NORML

“As more states have adopted legalization, public support for this policy has risen dramatically among voters -- regardless of party affiliation. Elected officials who refuse to take action to end cannabis criminalization do so at their own political peril.” The post Polls: Most Americans Endorse Legalization, Say Cannabis Is Safer Than Either Alcohol Or Tobacco 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

Leafly

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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House and Senate bills would allow recreational cannabis curbside pickup

Illinois News Joint

Although recently introduced bills regulating hemp have garnered most of the attention this week, two parallel Illinois House and Senate bills, SB3922 and HB5809 , also would offer a significant change to the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act , including, among other provisions, allowing curbside pickup of cannabis products for recreational customers.

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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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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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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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Review: Punch Breath by One Day

Illinois News Joint

My mantra when choosing strains these days can be summed up as “less fruit, more funk.” For me, meaty, skunky, and funky are some of my favorite descriptors. The new label, One Day , is hoping to help feed the funk hunters by dropping Mendo Breath progeny, Punch Breath. I recently stopped into Stash Orland Hills and picked up a sample to review. Punch Breath is a hybrid cross of Mendo Breath and Purple Punch.

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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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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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Free day of hair cuts in CBD

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

FUNDRAISER: Barber Jadah George-Tarawa is looking forward to cutting hair alongside seven other barbers at the Hair 4 Care Day. A free day of haircuts, along with food and entertainment, will be held in Ashburton town centre this month as a mental health fundraiser. JGT Barber on East St has.

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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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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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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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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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CEO CBD Punjab steers Walton Railway crossing flyover project toward triumph

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

Punjab Central Business District Development Authority (PCBDDA)], also known as Central Business District Punjab (CBD Punjab), is set to accomplish a significant milestone in its infrastructure development project. According to CEO Imran Amin, CBD Punjab is on track to complete placement of 23 girders within an ambitious timeframe of.

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New Orleans Warehouse District shooting kills 1, injures 11

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

New Orleans police investigate mass shooting in Warehouse District Witnesses say this happened close to The Republic on South Peters overnight. Updated: 6:14 AM CDT Apr 15, 2024 AND WE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW BREAKING NEWS HERE IN NEW ORLEANS. ONE PERSON IS DEAD AND AT LEAST 11 OTHERS ARE HURT.

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Ben & Jerry’s asking public to send letters to governors asking for marijuana clemency

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

SOUTH BURLINGTON, V.T. (WLNE) — Ice cream makers Ben & Jerry’s is asking the public to send letters to state governor’s asking for clemency for marijuana offenders on 4/20. The company is asking for the letters to ask for pardons of those still incarcerated for marijuana-related offenses under state laws.

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A Revolutionary and Resounding Voice in Hip Hop – JEANNA-SIS Drops Debut Album “EYES WIDE OPEN” – World News Report

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

JEANNA-SIS…1 An unmatched and inventive Hip Hop prodigy, JEANNA-SIS takes the center stage of Hip Hop, stunning audiences with raw emtoion and talent MOERS, NRW, GERMANY, April 19, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — With the worldwide release of her debut album “EYES WIDE OPEN” on April 19th, 2024, the female Eminem is.

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Chinese Contractor Fails to Build 21 Floors in NSSF Building Despite Receiving Ksh4 Billion

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

The National Assembly on Wednesday, April 17, investigated a case where a Chinese contractor constructed a 15-floor building instead of an initially agreed plan of 36 stories. This anomaly was discovered during the interrogation of the National Social Security Fund’s financial statements for the 2019/20, and 2020/21 Financial Years. Parliament.

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Weed Or Hemp? Kansas Strict THC Laws, Nebraska Cuts CBD Tax, Supply Risks In Minnesota And More

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

Kansas Proposes Harsh Penalties For Hemp THC Levels In Kansas, a proposed amendment could significantly impact hemp farmers by introducing severe penalties for THC content exceeding 1%. State law mandates hemp THC levels be under 0.3%, but the new proposal suggests imprisonment for levels above 1%. Critics argue this.

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