Amazing Retailers – Tetra

Just a few years ago, it seemed most cannabis retailers had the same hole-in-the-wall feel, designed to fly under the radar and not attract attention from law enforcement. But as the legal market has exploded, cannabis shops have come out … Read the article

Delaware: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law

Democrat Gov. John Carney signed legislation into law today vacating past marijuana convictions.

Senate Bill 197, which took immediate effect, “provides mandatory expungement eligibility to individuals who were convicted of the possession [of one ounce or less], use or … Read the article

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Access to Marijuana Shows Promise in Combating America’s Opioid Crisis

In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, NORML chapters around the country are taking action to highlight the positive that marijuana legalization can play in combating America’s opioid crisis. Many NORML leaders are hosting community forums to highlight the … Read the article

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 8/31/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!

This week, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester introduced the Clean Slate Act, HR 6669, along with 22 original cosponsors, to seal the records for marijuana charges one year after the sentence … Read the article

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NRGene Discusses Partnership With Pure Cannabis Research AG to Develop New Cannabis Varieties

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Two companies are joining forces to develop new cannabis varieties, and they’re prioritizing efficiency and sheer speed in this rapidly growing industry.

NRGene, a provider of genome sequencing and analysis, has partnered with Pure Cannabis Research AG, … Read the article

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Cronos Stock Plunges 30% After Citron Short Call, Report of Trump Anti-Marijuana Effort

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Cannabis stocks dropped Thursday after famed short-seller Andrew Left’s Citron Research published a “reality check” for Canada-based weed company Cronos Group Inc. and the rest of the sector and a new report detailed a federal effort to fight marijuana … Read the article

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Stockton University in New Jersey Is Now Letting Students Minor in Marijuana

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When the fall semester begins at Stockton University next week, a couple dozen students will settle into class to start studying for a minor in medical marijuana.

As the marijuana industry in the state continues to grow — a … Read the article

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Marijuana Convictions To Be Cleared With New Delaware Record-Expungement Law

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Those convicted of possession of marijuana up to one ounce, use, or consumption of the drug prior to Delaware’s decriminalization efforts in 2015 will now be provided mandatory expungement eligibility, through a new law signed by Gov. John Carney … Read the article

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California Cannabis Legislation Roundup

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The current California legislative session ends Aug. 31, and lawmakers are advancing votes on several key cannabis bills up to the last minute; others will be left to languish as another season comes and goes.

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Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Regulations: Legislative Leader Hopes to Unify Divided Camps With 'in Between' Bill

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OKLAHOMA CITY
— A co-chairman of the medical marijuana legislative working group said
Wednesday that he is working with cannabis advocates and other lawmakers on
language to expand regulation of State Question 788.

House
Majority Floor Leader Jon Echols, … Read the article

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