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Friday, 07/10/22
As I often said during my campaign for President, no one should be in jail just for using or possessing marijuana. Sending people to prison for possessing marijuana has upended too many lives and incarcerated people for conduct that many states no longer prohibit. Criminal records for marijuana possession have also imposed needless barriers to... + continue reading
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Friday, 07/10/22
While the marijuana industry wants cannabis to be de-scheduled, some have argued that moving the cannabis plant to a lower Schedule 2 or 3 drug could be even worse as the whole industry could be handed over to pharmaceutical companies. As my phone lite up with news about President Biden’s big cannabis industry news, I immediately realized... + continue reading
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Friday, 07/10/22
Biden offers pardons for pot possession, signals deeper reform for U.S. cannabis laws. WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is pardoning people convicted under federal law of possessing marijuana — and signalling that he’s willing to revisit whether cannabis should remain a controlled substance in the United States. In a pre-recorded video... + continue reading
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Friday, 07/10/22
The New Mexico judicial branch wants legislators to change the cannabis law that automatically expunges prior marijuana criminal charges. The state Supreme Court says the burden of reviewing all the states records in search of cannabis offenses is too much for staffers to handle and wants to leave it up to individuals to expunge their own... + continue reading
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Friday, 07/10/22
Thanks to a significant change in the law, the Eden Prairie-based Peterson Farms can now add THC-infused food and beverages to Verist, its full line of farm-crafted CBD remedies.       This new law took effect on Aug. 1 and allows the sale and consumption of certain THC-edible products to those age 21 and older.... + continue reading
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Friday, 07/10/22
  Turn an illicit product into a highly taxed and regulated one and you have a classic business experiment. Do it with a little-studied psychoactive substance that has both medical promise and addictive potential and you have a public health trial, too. That’s what the US has done with cannabis, otherwise known as marijuana, pot or... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

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Friday, 07/10/22
When former Gov. Ralph Northam visited South Boston to christen the Golden Piedmont Labs hemp processing and CBD-extraction facility in October 2020, state and community leaders touted the project... + continue reading

Regional Cannabis News

Colorado is the first state to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. + continue reading

Cannabis Business

Friday, 07/10/22
North Adams, MA Temescal Wellness, a high-quality medical and recreational cannabis company, recently celebrated the grand opening of its new 71,400 s/f cannabis grow facility. The facility... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Friday, 07/10/22
Grinder sellers are tired of getting dropped after being flagged by Amazon algorithms. On one hand Amazon, the world’s largest retailer, openly supports specific pieces of cannabis legislation for... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

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Friday, 07/10/22
  Turn an illicit product into a highly taxed and regulated one and you have a classic business experiment. Do it with a little-studied psychoactive substance that has both medical... + continue reading