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Ohio Lawmakers Advance Measure to Legalize Hemp Farming and CBD Oil

Lawmakers in Ohio’s House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to approve a bill that would legalize hemp agriculture and CBD products in the state. The measure, Senate Bill 57, was approved by a vote of 88-3 after being passed by the state Senate in March. Changes to the bill made by the House were also …

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Michigan Announces Cannabis Social Equity Program in 19 Communities

With $42 million having been announced in medical marijuana revenue during the first four months of sales in Michigan, the state’s policymakers face a distinct challenge. How do you make sure that a decent slice of that money goes to those who have had their lives turned upside-down by Drug War prohibition over the years? …

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Cannabis Friendly Vacation Options for Toking Tourists on the Rise

Smoking a spliff off the balcony of an Airbnb rental is still likely to land a traveller in their hosts’ bad books — even in Canada — but some companies are now catering to tourists who want to take advantage of legalization on vacation. Nine months after the federal government legalized recreational cannabis, the hospitality …

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Vars Cannabis Company Gets Green Light to Produce Starter Plants

Vars-based apollogreen has received the Health Canada licences it needs to starting using industrial-scale tissue culture to produce millions of starter plants for cannabis growers, the firm announced Thursday. The company will start work on a 5,000-square-foot facility and begin securing financing for a 70,000-square-foot building. It’s “open for investment” with “one of the largest …

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Federal Agents Question Missouri Officials Over Medical Marijuana Program

A trio of top officials overseeing the fledgling medical cannabis program in Missouri have been subject to questioning by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Kansas City Star reported Wednesday that the three officials, all members of Republican Gov. Mike Parson’s administration, described the interviews, which took place over the last several months, as “not …

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Kratom vs CBD: The Differences between These 2 “Grey Area” Products

When you embark on researching about health effects of products like Kratom and CBD, most likely you are wondering what the difference between them is. This post sets the record straight by revealing in a clear manner the difference between these two plant-based products. Their Origins CBD oil is derived from a hemp plant, which …

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A Philadelphia University Says It’s Offering ‘First MBA’ for the Cannabis Industry

The University of Sciences in Philadelphia announced Tuesday the launch of a Master of Business Administration option for students looking for opportunities in the cannabis industry. “We’ve seen rapid growth in an industry that needs business leaders,” said Andrew Peterson, executive director of the USciences Substance Use Disorders Institute. “Our MBA is concentrated on the …

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Notorious Drug Kingpin ‘El Chapo’ Sentenced to Life in Prison

Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the notorious drug kingpin known as El Chapo, was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison for his convictions on federal drug, murder, and money laundering charges earlier this year. The sentence marks the end of a 30-year drug trafficking career that saw Guzmán rise to the top of Mexico’s infamous Sinaloa …

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New Jersey Continues to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

New Jersey’s Department of Health announced on Monday that it’s expanding the state’s medical-marijuana program. “The New Jersey Department of Health is seeking new applicants to operate up to 24 additional Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs): Up to 8 in the northern region of the state, up to 8 in the central region, up to 7 …

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