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Report: Wisconsin's first Native American owner of cannabis business launches national nonprofit to strengthen industry

Report: Wisconsin’s first Native American owner of cannabis business launches national nonprofit to strengthen industry

Green Bay Press Gazette Reports The proprietor of Wisconsin's first Native American independently owned CBD company is creating a national organization to ...
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Inside Climate News:  A Legal Pot Problem That’s Now Plaguing the Streets of America: Plastic Litter

Inside Climate News: A Legal Pot Problem That’s Now Plaguing the Streets of America: Plastic Litter

Great report. From day one legislators have actively ignored this issue in the name of over cautious safety and the ...
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More Than 2,500 Apply For Pardon Under PA Cannabis Pardon Project

More Than 2,500 Apply For Pardon Under PA Cannabis Pardon Project

More than 2,500 Pennsylvanians with minor, nonviolent marijuana criminal convictions have applied for a pardon under a new program launched ...
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NORML: House Judiciary Committee Approves Measures to Help Seal and Expunge Cannabis Arrests

NORML: House Judiciary Committee Approves Measures to Help Seal and Expunge Cannabis Arrests

NORML write Members of the United States House Judiciary Committee approved a pair of bills yesterday to help alleviate the ...
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Spain Seized in 2021 Nearly 100 Tonnes of Drugs in International Waters

Spain Seized in 2021 Nearly 100 Tonnes of Drugs in International Waters

Spain seized nearly 100 tonnes of drugs last year in international waters around the Iberian peninsula, which has for some ...
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Alert: DoD prohibited substances: marijuana, CBD, and hemp

Alert: DoD prohibited substances: marijuana, CBD, and hemp

DoD prohibited substances: marijuana, CBD, and hemp   PublishedSept. 15, 2022 By Greg Chadwick Air Force Materiel Command Health & ...
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Ganjapreneur Report: Majority of New Mexico’s 1,000 Cannabis Licenses Issued to Companies Controlled by Men

Ganjapreneur Report: Majority of New Mexico’s 1,000 Cannabis Licenses Issued to Companies Controlled by Men

A report we missed from Ganjapreneur that we missed in early August that is worth highlighting New Mexico has approved ...
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Cannabis and Social Justice Reform: Are We Doing Enough?

Cannabis and Social Justice Reform: Are We Doing Enough?

WRITTEN BY: McGlinchey Stafford Ralph Confreda Jr. Heidi Urness With the anticipation of federal marijuana legalization, the cannabis industry rang ...
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MAPS, in Coordination with Allies, Assists U.S. Sentencing Commission in Reaching Quorum

MAPS, in Coordination with Allies, Assists U.S. Sentencing Commission in Reaching Quorum

United States Sentencing Commission, which establishes and advises Congress on federal sentencing guidelines, reaches first quorum in 3 years and ...
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Workers have unionized at Verano cannabis dispensary in Illinois

Workers have unionized at Verano cannabis dispensary in Illinois

MJ Biz report Employees at a Zen Leaf marijuana store in Chicago voted to join Teamsters Local 777. The store, in the ...
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NORML: "Analysis: Racial Disparities in Marijuana Possession Arrests Becoming More Pronounced in Prohibition States"

NORML: “Analysis: Racial Disparities in Marijuana Possession Arrests Becoming More Pronounced in Prohibition States”

States that have failed to remove criminal penalties for marijuana possession have experienced increased arrest rate disparities over the past ...
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Paper: “Not a SAFE Bet: Equitable Access to Cannabis Banking, An Analysis of the SAFE Banking Act.”

Paper: “Not a SAFE Bet: Equitable Access to Cannabis Banking, An Analysis of the SAFE Banking Act.”

CRCC’s paper, published by the Ohio State University (OSU) Moritz College of Law, is titled “Not a SAFE Bet: Equitable ...
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