Acreage Announces Grand Openings Of Two The Botanist Dispensaries In February

NEW YORK: Acreage Holdings c has announced the opening of three The Botanist branded cannabis dispensaries in New York and Ohio.  The new locations are in the following cities: The Botanist  30133 Euclid Avenue    Wickliffe, OH  February 6 The Botanist  … Read the article

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WSDA Releases Azamax Insecticide From Stop Sale List

WASHINGTON: Effective February 25, 2019, Azamax The Natural Insecticide (EPA Reg. No. 71908-1-81268) was released from the WSDA November 5, 2018, Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order #KFJ-0007-18. Distribution and use can begin again in Washington State.  The WSDA is … Read the article

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Fed Chair to Senate: “I Think it Would Be Great to Have Clarity” on Cannabis

As the tentacles of the federal policy of cannabis prohibition run deep into nearly every sector of American public policy, a new voice emerged to call for clarity regarding state-legal cannabis marketplaces: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.

Currently, almost none … Read the article

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Recap: Texas Veteran Lobby Day

On Monday, Texans Veterans met at the Capitol to meet with their legislators and advocate for a comprehensive medical marijuana program in Texas. We started off with a training where we covered the legislative process, current medical marijuana bills and … Read the article

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The Marijuana Justice Act Introduced In Both Chambers Of Congress

Today, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) along with Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Ro Khanna (D-CA), introduced The Marijuana Justice Act of 2019, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and incentivize states to end the racially disparate criminalization of Read the article

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Marijuana Legalization Bills Are Advancing In Several States

Marijuana legalization advocates came into 2019 expecting it to be a huge year for cannabis, and lawmakers around the country are not disappointing them so far.

This month alone, bills to legalize and regulate marijuana for adults have advanced … Read the article

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Scientists Push Attorney General To End Marijuana Research Logjam

The largest organization representing psychology professionals in the United States is calling on the federal government to expand the legal supply of marijuana for use in scientific research.

In a letter addressed to Attorney General William Barr, the American Psychological … Read the article

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New York City Council Holds Joint Hearing On Marijuana Legalization

As the state of New York moves closer to legalizing marijuana, the New York City Council is making sure it has a say in what that legal market could look like.

On Wednesday, the council held a hearing on various Read the article

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FDA Head Reveals New Details About Agency’s CBD Regulation Plans

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb revealed new details about plans to pursue alternative pathways for CBD regulation and also acknowledged that federal prohibition drives research into medical marijuana overseas on Wednesday.

Gottlieb’s latest comments were in response … Read the article

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Marijuana Decriminalization Approved By Hawaii House Committee

A bill that would decriminalize marijuana in Hawaii was unanimously approved by a key House committee on Wednesday.

The legislation, if enacted into law, would reduce criminal penalties for cannabis-related offenses such as possession and distribution, making it punishable by … Read the article

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