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January 19, 2022

U.S. Senate Candidate Smokes Marijuana Blunt In Campaign Ad About Harms Of Criminalization

A candidate seeking to represent Louisiana in the U.S. Senate released a campaign ad on Tuesday...
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January 7, 2022

Second petition filed to legalize recreational cannabis in Oklahoma

Oklahomans could see on the ballot this year competing state questions to legalize recreational...
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December 23, 2021

Pfizer signs agreement to acquire Arena Pharmaceuticals for $6.7 billions

Pfizer has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of all the outstanding shares of c...
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December 21, 2021

Medical marijuana and autism: ‘I’m getting my baby back,’ mom says

At first, Joann Fouquette’s son, Ezra, was hitting all the milestones. It’s what every new mom ...
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December 17, 2021

GOP Lawmakers Unhappy with Biden And Harris Over ‘Continued Silence’ On Marijuana And Urge Rescheduling

A pair of Republican lawmakers on Thursday sent President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala H...
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December 16, 2021

N.J. just began accepting applications to grow recreational marijuana

The Murphy Administration began accepting applications from cannabis growers, product manufactu...
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December 14, 2021

In first for Europe, Malta to legalize recreational marijuana

Malta is set to become the first country in Europe to legalize the cultivation and consumption ...
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September 17, 2021

Ohio to allow medical marijuana growers to expand to meet demand, prepare for more dispensaries

Ohio’s medical marijuana cultivators can now request permission to expand their grow space. Exp...
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September 17, 2021

Michigan Cannabis Safety Act to create new opportunities for small cannabis entrepreneurs

A bipartisan group of legislators today announced the introduction of the Michigan Cannabis Saf...
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September 13, 2021

Across the U.S Mayors are Pushing Biden And Congress To Legalize Marijuana With A Focus On Racial Equity

Members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors recently voted to call on President Joe Biden to feder...
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September 8, 2021

California offers $100 million to rescue its struggling legal marijuana industry

The California Legislature on Monday approved a $100-million plan to bolster California’s legal...
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September 4, 2021

Senators Flooded With Input On Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill

Wednesday is the deadline to submit comments on a draft Senate bill to federally legalize marij...
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September 2, 2021

DEA Proposes Massive Increase In Marijuana And Psilocybin Production For Research To Develop FDA-Approved Medicines

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is proposing a massive increase in the production of ...
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August 28, 2021

Medical marijuana bill legalization keeps advancing in North Carolina Senate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A bill legalizing marijuana for medical use in North Carolina and developi...
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August 21, 2021

U.S. cannabis insurers get ready to roll as federal legalization nears

Insurers are quietly gearing up for a potential ten-fold increase in sales to the booming $17.6...
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March 31, 2021

New York Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

The New York state legislature formally voted to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana f...
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November 2, 2020

These states could legalize marijuana this November

Four more states could choose to legalize recreational marijuana through ballot measures this E...
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August 30, 2020

Marijuana is only legal in 11 states but a House vote coming next month could expand legalization to the entire US

The US House of Representatives will vote on marijuana legalization in a month, Majority Whip J...
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May 23, 2020

Virginia governor signs bill decriminalizing marijuana

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation on Thursday that decriminalizes marijuana posses...
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May 23, 2020

Scientists believe cannabis could help prevent and treat coronavirus

They have high hopes for a coronavirus breakthrough. A team of Canadian scientists believes it ...
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March 23, 2020

Like Toilet Paper, Pot Attracts Panic Buyers: Cannabis Weekly

Cannabis may not be quite as essential as toilet paper, but consumers rushed to stock up noneth...
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February 28, 2020

Marijuana use is rising sharply among seniors over 65

The sweet scent of baking cookies wafting from grandma’s house may be mixed with a more pungent...
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February 18, 2020

Colorado marijuana sales hit a record $1.75 billion in 2019

Last year was the most lucrative 12 months for cannabis sales in Colorado since the state’s vot...
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February 12, 2020

Cannabis job growth projected to outpace all other fast-growing industries

A new report by cannabis website Leafly estimates that employment in the U.S. cannabis industry...
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February 12, 2020

Colorado State University Offers Degree in Marijuana

Colorado State University’s Pueblo campus will offer a bachelor’s of science degree in cannabis...
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February 10, 2020

Illinois extends medical marijuana sales hours amid pressure

Illinois officials are allowing medical marijuana businesses to stay open later amid complaints...
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February 10, 2020

Scientists discovered a weed compound that may be 30 times more powerful than THC

A newly discovered cannabis compound has been shown in the lab to potentially be 30 times more ...
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January 9, 2020

2020 could be a defining year for the cannabis industry

2019 was a momentous year for the cannabis industry: Hemp-derived CBD had a heyday, Illinois ma...
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January 9, 2020

420 Meaning: The True Story Of How April 20 Became ‘Weed Day’

Where does 420 come from? He pauses and thinks, hands on his side. “I don’t know the real origi...
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January 3, 2020

Facebook’s Secret Ban On CBD Ads

Jason Higgins spent the years after he left the military, following nearly a decade of service,...
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January 3, 2020

A spate of new class-action lawsuits threaten the CBD industry. Will they force Washington to act?

Since the Food and Drug Administration can’t figure out whether supplements that contain cannab...
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January 3, 2020

Illinois marijuana dispensaries begin recreational sales on first day of legalization

New Year’s Day marks the beginning of a new era in Illinois with recreational marijuana now leg...
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