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Smoking a Doobie in the Bayou – Cannabis Possession No Longer a Criminal Offense in Louisiana

In June, Governor Edwards signed a bill that enables medical marijuana to be legally available to patients who need them. So, in addition to announcing that cannabis possession is no longer a criminal offense, the state is expanding its marijuana program. Louisiana, like many other states in America, is beginning to harness the potentials of its …

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New Senate Bill Would Regulate CBD-Infused Food and Drinks – Is That a Good Thing or Bad Thing?

There is always a sense of apprehension and uncertainty because cannabis is still illegal at the federal level. However, there is a glimmer of hope whenever such discourses occur with bipartisan support. The new senate bill seeking to regulate CBD foods and other products is an example of a bipartisan effort that empowers the Food …

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The Religiosity of Cannabis – An Analysis of the Dogmatic Stoner

Of course, we cannot blame cannabis for this dogmatism or “religiosity”. Dogmatism occurs within virtually every aspect of life. People find “something” they like and defend it until the end of days, even if they are wrong. Today I wish to address the dogmatism that can be found within the cannabis community and explain why …

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New Jersey Regulators Approve Rules For Recreational Cannabis Market

With a heavy focus on equity and encouraging small businesses, the state will soon begin accepting applications. A date for when sales could begin has not yet been set. New Jersey’s cannabis regulators on Thursday approved rules to set up the recreational marijuana marketplace, giving application priority to women-, minority- and disabled veteran-owned businesses and …

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In Grand Bend, A New Twist On Cannabis: A ‘Cannabis Consumption’ Cafe

A young couple breaks into laughter as their wobbly Jenga tower comes crashing down, sending blocks flying in all directions. At a nearby picnic table, a group of friends in their fifties chat while sipping teas and munching pastries. A waft of smoke from a man puffing a joint fills the sticky summer air. Most …

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More than 70% of New Jersey towns ban adult-use marijuana retail

The number of New Jersey communities opting out of the legal marijuana industry has increased dramatically in recent weeks, reaching almost three-quarters of the municipalities in the state. According to the USA Today Network, roughly 71% of New Jersey towns – about 400 of them – have approved local ordinances that ban adult-use marijuana businesses. …

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Cannabis group drops suit against Los Angeles over social equity licensing

Three cannabis companies withdrew their year-old federal lawsuit against Los Angeles over the city’s controversial social equity licensing program. ARMLA One, ARMLA Two and Gompers SocEq voluntarily dropped the suit without explanation, according to a one-page filing in U.S. District Court in central California. According to the filing, each side will pay its own legal …

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Marijuana cultivation giant purchases gardening store in Washington state

Cannabis cultivation company GrowGeneration Corp. is continuing its shopping spree, announcing it has purchased Hoagtech Hydroponics, a hydroponic equipment and indoor gardening store based in Bellingham, Washington. Marijuana cultivation giant purchases gardening store in Washington state is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

Ketamine Ventures: The Strictest Corporate Practice of Medicine States

Certain states are better than others when it comes to lucrative ketamine ventures. Whether you’re a physician looking to open a clinic in the space, or if you’re a third party lay person or entity looking to fund or manage such a practice, you need to be on the look-out for states with strict corporate …

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Marijuana firms and advocates struggle as Instagram targets accounts

For marketer Colin Bambury, there is no bigger headache than Instagram’s seemingly low tolerance for the marijuana industry – and the popular photo-sharing app’s penchant for deactivating or shuttering marijuana-related accounts. “This is one of the biggest pain points in my life,” he said. Since 2016, British Columbia-based Bambury has worked with brands such as …

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