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‘Our Own Grey Areas:’ First Nations Navigate Hazy Cannabis Retail Jurisdictions

Zagime Anishinabeck is leading four communities in drafting cannabis safety standards for current and possible future on-reserve pot shops. More than two years after Ottawa legalized weed, Saskatchewan’s green industry has grown into a jurisdictional grey zone. First Nations in the province’s southeast are growing into the retail end of the market — running four …

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Steve DeAngelo Has A Vision For Global Cannabis Legalization

In January, when Steve DeAngelo announced his departure from Harborside, the California cannabis dispensary he co-founded that has become a flagship of the industry, the sudden move turned more than a few heads. A product of decades of drive and activism to gain legal acceptance for cannabis, Harborside was just one of the feathers in …

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420 A Day of Protest and Celebration: 2019

POT TV – A look back at Vancouver’s epic 2019 peaceful pot protest, the longest-running annual mass demonstration against corrupt drug laws. What does weed legalization look like? What does drug war peace look like? In 2018 Canada’s Cannabis Act legalized marijuana after decades of activist efforts to change the law. The move was framed by political parties as a means to protect …

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Federal probe into Florida congressman said to include his marijuana ties

Federal investigators reportedly are looking into whether embattled Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz of Florida took gifts in exchange for politically influencing medical marijuana policy. CNN reported Friday that U.S. Justice Department investigators are examining whether a trip to the Bahamas in 2018 with several young women was part of a pay-to-play arrangement in the marijuana …

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US appeals court denies cannabis firm Harborside’s bid to end 280E

A U.S. appeals court has rejected California-based Harborside’s bid to stamp out Section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code, dealing a major blow to the marijuana industry’s hopes of eliminating a federal tax provision that has cost companies countless millions of dollars over the years. US appeals court denies cannabis firm Harborside’s bid to end …

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Florida’s highest court rejects adult-use marijuana ballot measure

Florida Supreme Court delivered a crushing blow to an effort to put adult-use marijuana legalization on the ballot in 2022, ruling that the initiative is “misleading.” The 5-2 decision means that the sponsor, Make it Legal, would have to start over with the process to get an adult-use initiative on a future ballot, the Miami …

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Kentucky Marijuana Laws

Updated May 2020 Kentucky has historically not been open to cannabis legalization. It has yet to legalize medical marijuana or decriminalize marijuana possession; however, possession of small amounts and first-time offenses are dealt with relatively less harshly than other states where marijuana is illegal. Learn more about Kentucky marijuana laws below. Recreational Marijuana in Kentucky …

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