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Oklahoma: Voters Days Away from Deciding Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Measure

NORML

"Historically, when voters are provided the choice at the ballot box, they choose legalization and regulation. This has been the outcome not only in traditionally 'blue' states like California and Oregon, but also in traditionally 'red' states like Montana and Missouri." The post Oklahoma: Voters Days Away from Deciding Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Measure appeared first on NORML.

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States That Restrict MMJ Access Are Interfering With Patients’ Rights, Study Shows

Veriheal

As medicinal and recreational cannabis legalization continues to sweep across the United States, a recent study paints a concerning portrait of many states denying or restricting medical marijuana (MMJ) access. Despite notable advances in MMJ research over the last decade, scientists have found that some states’ restrictions on qualifying conditions prevent millions of patients from getting the treatments they need—robbing them of potential relief offered by cannabinoid therapies.

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How to Dissolve a Cannabis Entity

Canna Law Blog

The cannabis industry is in dire straits, perhaps even in a recession. Cannabis businesses cannot seek standard bankruptcy protections and are looking for creative ways to deal with the distressed market. As companies look to shake off unproductive assets, our cannabis group has fielded tons of inquiries about how to deal with depressions in the industry – so much so that we’ll be doing a free webinar on these issues next Tuesday, February 28.

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Malta: Authority For The Responsible Use Of Cannabis (“ARUC”) Licensing Guidelines

Cannabis Law Report

20 February 2023 bySimon Mangion (Swatar) CSB Group Malta has legalised recreational cannabis for personal use. This law allows the formation of cannabis clubs (or cannabis associations) in Malta. These associations will be monitored by the newly formed regulatory authority being the Authority for the Responsible Use of Cannabis (ARUC).

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Homeless decry CBD eviction plans

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

… situation in the Cape Town CBD.” City spokesperson Luthando Tyhalibongo said … Original Author Link click here to read.

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PEA: Anti-Inflammatory Superstar

Project CBD

PEA , a lipid neurotransmitter known as the “endogenous CBD ,” is a powerhouse against inflammation and pain.

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7 best Washington weed brands to smoke in 2023

Leafly

Millions of Washington visitors and locals want to know: what are the best Washington weed farms in 2023? Whether you’re on a business trip to Seattle, or a local trying to hack through the forest of the massive, mature market to find something with flavor that won’t let you down, we got you. Leafly’s Pacific […] The post 7 best Washington weed brands to smoke in 2023 appeared first on Leafly.

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Illinois House Bill permits on-sight event consumption

Illinois News Joint

Despite the fact that Illinois’ prohibitive laws for on-sight cannabis consumption have foiled many event planners from hosting events, Illinois may be set to host more cannabis-friendly events in 2023 than the last three years combined. One way to help expand the amount and variety of cannabis-friendly events would be for Illinois to pass the recently introduced “ Bring Your Own Cannabis ” bill.

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State Policy Weekly Update 2/22/2023

NORML

Highlights include: CA, CO, GA, HI, IL, MD, MN, MO, NC, ND, NH, NM, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, UT, VT, and WA. The post State Policy Weekly Update 2/22/2023 appeared first on NORML.

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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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Australia: NSW’s fourth drug court opens in Dubbo as a way to break drug dependency

Cannabis Law Report

The ABC Australia reports… A New South Wales solicitor who represents some of the region’s most drug-dependent criminals says the opening of a drug court in Dubbo will be a step toward improving “postcode justice” Key points: The specialist drug court preferences intensive treatment rather than prison for drug-dependent offenders The Dubbo drug court is the […]

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Hard-won lessons from Posh Green Cannabis Boutique’s Reese Benton

Leafly

‘You just have to show them better than you can tell them.’ The post Hard-won lessons from Posh Green Cannabis Boutique’s Reese Benton appeared first on Leafly.

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Illinois Senate Bill considers cannabis drive-through pickup

Illinois News Joint

Illinois may go from no legal curbside pickup for registered medical patients to legal dive-up window service if a recently introduced Senate Bill becomes law. February 10, Sen. Ram Villivalam introduced SB2281. The bill would “establish a protocol to dispense cannabis on any real property or parking area under the dispensary’s ownership or control, such as transactions at drive-through windows.

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Cannabis Is Helping Cultivate Jobs in More Than Dispensaries

Veriheal

Cannabis legalization is a big hit! Despite what opponents of cannabis legalization have to say about it, it’s working. Cannabis legalization has increased job availability across many legal sectors of employment, including the agricultural industry. Cannabis and the Workforce Cannabis legalization has spread across America. According to the National Conference of State Legislators ( NCSL ), “As of Feb. 3, 2022, 37 states, three territories and the District of Columbia allow the medical us

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Top 10 Benefits of Vitamin D

United Patients Group

Introduction Vitamin D is an essential nutrient, but it’s one that many people don’t get enough of. The best way to increase your intake of this important vitamin is from the sun. However, if you live in a region where there isn’t much sun, or if you’re indoors most of the time, then supplementation may be necessary. Vitamin D Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for good health.

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What is lion’s mane, aka the smart mushroom?

Leafly

Meet the wacky-looking mushroom shown to combat Alzheimer's, stimulate brain function, aid in digestion and more. The post What is lion’s mane, aka the smart mushroom? appeared first on Leafly.

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ILNJ wins Top Social Media Influencer award

Illinois News Joint

We at Illinois News Joint are ecstatic to announce that we won the award for Top Cannabis Social Media Influencer in Illinois at the Budtender Choice Awards event hosted by High-Minded Events at Venue West in Chicago last night. To choose the winners, High-Minded Events sent out surveys to budtenders throughout Illinois, asking them to select their favorite brands in various categories.

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Australia: DEA agents sent packing after AFP complaint about drug bust methods

Cannabis Law Report

Two American DEA agents have been sent home after the Australian Federal Police complained to the US ambassador about their method of investigating a drug importation.

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Twitter to Allow Some Cannabis Advertising

Canna Law Blog

Until recently, all of the “big” social media companies banned U.S. companies from cannabis advertising on their platforms. At the same time, they imposed pretty unclear and inconsistent requirements on hemp advertising (in this post, when I refer to “cannabis” I mean only “marijuana” consistent with many states’ definitions of the term).

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Can cannabis replace opioids?

Leafly

The opioid crisis is not getting better, and new strategies are needed to solve it. Learn what the science says about how cannabis can help with opioid use. The post Can cannabis replace opioids? appeared first on Leafly.

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Review: Fruit Stand Party Pack by Tales & Travels

Illinois News Joint

While it’s a wonderful “problem” to have, the proliferation of labels and brands on Illinois menus can be difficult to keep up with as a reviewer. Tales & Travels is a new brand from Revolution that recently added to its own thematic label with the half-ounce Party Pack. Along with a “shareable size” of Revolution’s in-house strain, the Party Pack pouch contains a pack of matches and rolling papers.

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What is Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome?

United Patients Group

What is Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome? Introduction Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) is a rare and often misdiagnosed cause of nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. The condition develops after frequent and long-term use of cannabis. The symptoms can be so severe that some patients require hospitalization for dehydration. CHS may affect an estimated 0.2% to 0.5% of cannabis users but has only been described in peer-reviewed journals since 2004, when it was first reported by Australian physicia

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Reminder: FREE Webinar on Distressed Cannabis Businesses

Canna Law Blog

Register Here The cannabis industry is under pressure. Difficult conditions have caused many cannabis businesses to grapple with layoffs, reorganization, litigation, dissolution, and even liquidation. These tough conditions arise from a variety of regulatory and macroeconomic factors, and they affect businesses large and small, along with their stakeholders.

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Can psychedelic mushrooms trigger psychosis? 

Leafly

Scientists are investigating psilocybin's ability to treat various mental health conditions, but can it make you go crazy? The post Can psychedelic mushrooms trigger psychosis? appeared first on Leafly.

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Review: Jupiter by Rythm

Illinois News Joint

Unlike most people who live in central and southern Illinois, I have access to nearly a dozen dispensaries within an 80-mile radius. So when I noticed Rise Effingham listed a few Rythm strains by Green Thumb that we have not yet reviewed, I drove down and picked up three samples. This review is for the strain Jupiter. Jupiter is a hybrid cross of Chem 4 and Goliath.

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Can You Travel with Cannabis in Canada? 

Cannabis Life Network

Can you travel with cannabis in Canada? Canada has legalized cannabis for recreational use, but there are still some rules and restrictions around travelling with cannabis within the country. It is generally legal to travel with recreational cannabis within Canada as long as you meet specific requirements. For example, you must be of legal age (18 or 19 years old, depending on the province), you must have purchased the cannabis legally from a licensed retailer, and you must not exceed […]

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Kentucky legislation would ban marijuana alternative delta-8

Medical Marijuana Program Connection

A lawmaker has filed legislation that would prohibit the sale of products that contain delta-8 THC and other intoxicating substances.

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The top Cookies cannabis strains of all time

Leafly

Year after year, the Cookies team stamps new strains that go on to become all-time greats. From GSC to Gary Payton, here are Cookies’ most legendary contributions to the cannabis gene pool. The post The top Cookies cannabis strains of all time appeared first on Leafly.

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High-Minded Events announces Budtender Choice Awards

Illinois News Joint

High-Minded Events tonight announced winners of the Budtender Choice Awards at the event ceremony at Venue West in Chicago. The Budtender Choice Awards event started at 7 p.m., and the awards were announced around 8:30 p.m. High-Minded Events sent out surveys to budtenders throughout Illinois, asking them to select their favorite brands in various categories.

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Defendants Move to Dismiss SEC’s Stock Promotion Scheme Lawsuit

Canna Law Blog

Last November, I wrote this post about a recent case filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission naming cannabis industry players for an alleged stock promotion scheme (or, as some call them, anti-touting violations). Last month, the primary individual defendant, Jonathan Mikula, filed a Motion to Dismiss the claims against him. The other individual defendant, Christian Fernandez, filed his own Motion to Dismiss shortly after.

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