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Five Countries With Tough Cannabis Laws

Perspectives regarding cannabis are changing. Perspectives regarding cannabis are changing, with countries legalizing or decriminalizing the plant. Large regions of North America, South America, Africa, Australia and Europe have decriminalized or allowed for recreational or medical use of marijuana. While there has been much progress, there’s still a lot of work to be done. Many …

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Illinois recreational cannabis store licensing stalled by judge’s order

Licensing for recreational cannabis retailers in Illinois remains stuck. A judge ordered the state not to award any new adult-use retail licenses until a ruling is handed down on a lawsuit by the Wah Group challenging the application process, the Chicago Tribune reported. The state issued 55 retail licenses in late July, but lotteries this …

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Bill to legalize adult-use marijuana introduced in Wisconsin Legislature

A bill to legalize adult-use marijuana has been introduced in the Wisconsin Legislature. According to Wausau TV station WAOW, the measure would tax marijuana at similar rates as alcohol and also allow for home cultivation by consumers. State Sen. Melissa Agard, a Madison Democrat who introduced the bill, told reporters the move would bring in …

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Health Canada issues reminder on cannabis potency labeling after Pure Sunfarms complaint

Canadian cannabis regulator Health Canada is reminding licensed producers that their THC and CBD potency labels must reflect laboratory testing results for each individual lot of cannabis. In a market where THC content is a key selling point for dried cannabis, Health Canada’s notice might serve as an important reminder to producers that inaccurate cannabinoid …

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Cannabis real estate firm NewLake buys MA properties for nearly $9 million

Cannabis real estate financier NewLake Capital Partners closed on yet another acquisition, this time spending almost $9 million on four properties in the north-central Massachusetts town of Fitchburg. According to the Worcester Business Journal, Connecticut-based NewLake paid $8.8 million for the four properties, which comprised approximately 32,000 square feet apiece and were each appraised at …

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New York’s political crisis likely to delay adult-use marijuana rollout, hurt smaller entrepreneurs

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that he would resign from office amid sexual-harassment and assault allegations added fuel to the political crisis rocking the state and could further slow the rollout of the recreational marijuana program he signed into law. Any delays could hurt smaller operators in particular, including social equity applicants, who plan …

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Latest Poll Shows Canadians Want Medical Psilocybin

CANNABIS CULTURE – Canadians continue to support legalizing medicinal psilocybin according to a new poll released by the Canadian Psychedelic Association (CPA).  According to the poll, an incredible 82% of respondents either fully or at least partially supported the use psilocybin for medical use, with 78% saying they would endorse a government that allowed it …

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Andrew Cuomo Is Out, Kathy Hochul Is In (And Hopefully So Is New York’s Cannabis Control Board)

Yesterday morning New York Governor Cuomo announced his resignation (which will take effect in 13 days), a week after a report from the New York State attorney general concluded that Governor Cuomo sexually harassed nearly a dozen women. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will then be sworn in as the first woman to hold the position …

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Missouri, Maine set monthly marijuana sales records

Two of the M states – Missouri and Maine – are rocking when it comes to marijuana sales. Missouri medical marijuana sales exceeded $20 million a month for the first time in July – $21.03 million, to be exact. The Missouri market launched last October with only a few operators, so it was slow to …

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Solventless cannabis extraction goes big with new technology, better breeding

So long, washing machines and plastic buckets. Solventless cannabis extraction is going commercial, with an array of new technology expanding the niche sector beyond small-batch artisans. Solventless cannabis extraction goes big with new technology, better breeding is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs