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Rhode Island Becomes 16th State to Launch Adult-Use Cannabis Sales

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Rhode Island joined neighboring Massachusetts and beat next-door Connecticut to the punch with the launch of adult-use cannabis sales Thursday...

The casualties of California legalizing pot: Growers who went legal

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The Wild Cat Road skips along a ridge line, a narrow half-paved, half washed-out track that once carried much of the world’s finest marijuana to...

A visitor’s guide to legal cannabis in Alaska

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So, you’re visiting Alaska and wondering about weed. You’ve come to the right place. Please, follow me for a few hundred words about the 49th...

Legal Marijuana Sales Will Start Next Thursday in New Jersey

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The first sales of recreational, adult-use cannabis in New Jersey will start next Thursday, marking the culmination of a yearslong effort to...

Cannabis Cafes Could Soon Be Coming To Massachusetts

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Back in 2016, Massachusetts voters approved a ballot measure that would allow the option for municipalities to bring marijuana cafes, or “social...

Why Livestock Farmers Are Switching to Cannabis

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The life of a farmer in modern America has grown to be a difficult way to make a living. In addition to the hardships involved in agriculture, the...

Inside The Battle Over Florida, The Country’s Largest Medical Cannabis Market

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A battle is being waged over Florida’s $1 billion cannabis market. The Sunshine State, which legalized medical marijuana in 2014, is the...

Cannabis Community Says Farewell To Eddy Lepp

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Eddy Lepp, one of California’s most famed medical cannabis activists, passed away last week after a battle with cancer. This week marked the...

Colombian Cannabis Grower Flora to Buy Vape Maker Vessel

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Flora Growth Corp., a Colombian marijuana grower, has agreed to buy U.S. vape-device maker Vessel Brand Inc. for up to $33 million, a deal that...

Small Plot Cannabis Growers Battle Big Bureaucracy

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Despite being legal in many states, marijuana presents a classic David-versus-Goliath case for many Nevada County growers who plowed into the...

Cannabis industry in New Mexico faces big water challenge

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Where some see desert, Cid and Medina Isbell see opportunity. Standing on a plot on their 30-acre property just north of Madrid, they envision a...

Howell Council Votes To Prohibit All Cannabis Businesses In Town

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By a vote of 3-0, the Howell Township Council has adopted an ordinance that prohibits all six types of cannabis businesses that may be licensed to...

Pre-Rolls: The Next Big Trend in Cannabis Smoking

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The cannabis market is far from what it was 10 years ago. Around the same time when the music industry began to embrace the digital world...

Sha'Carri Richardson's Olympic Ban 'Abhorrent' Says Cannabis Council

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The Cannabis Council is the latest prominent voice backing American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson after she was banned from the Tokyo Summer...

Cannabis Research Center Established at Washington State University

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Washington State University’s early efforts on cannabis research have now grown into a full, multi-disciplinary research center with nearly 100...

Canopy Growth Welcomes Martha Stewart As Official Strategic Advisor

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A world-leading diversified cannabis, CBD and vaporization device company announced the appointment of Martha Stewart as the company’s official...

Cannabis Retail Talks Begin In Ithaca After Legalization

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The only non-voting discussion topic at Wednesday night’s Planning and Economic Development meeting was cannabis retail, amid an agenda that was...

Two Indicted Over Multi-Million Dollar Cannabis Ponzi Scheme

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A federal grand jury has indicted two people -- an Illinois woman and a Georgia man -- for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme that raised an...
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