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Michigan Man Freed After Spending Three Years In Jail For Consuming Cannabis While On Parole

Earlier this year, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that individuals on probation can use medical cannabis as long as they are conforming with the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act. After serving more than three years behind bars for consuming cannabis while on parole, Ann Arbor resident Jason Szymanski was freed from prison earlier this month. …

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Judge orders New Mexico to lift medical cannabis purchase restrictions

A New Mexico state district court judge ordered that purchase limits for medical cannabis patients should be increased to conform with the new recreational marijuana law approved by lawmakers this year, a move that could result in a sales boom for dispensaries. According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, District Court Judge Benjamin Chavez issued …

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US Supreme Court passes – again – on hearing IRS marijuana lawsuits

The U.S. Supreme Court confirmed for a second time that it will not enter the legal fray between a number of marijuana businesses and the IRS. According to Law360, the nation’s highest court again declined to hear appeals from Standing Akimbo and Eric Speidell, who owns The Green Solution and other marijuana businesses, in a …

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Schwazze buys indoor cannabis cultivation company for $6.7 million

Continuing a string of acquisitions, Colorado-based Schwazze signed a deal to purchase Denver indoor cannabis cultivation company Brow 2 for $6.7 million. The deal includes a 37,000-square-foot building with 27,000 square feet of canopy, according to a news release. The grow will provide product directly to Colorado retail chain Star Buds, which Schwazze acquired in …

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Canadian firm invests $20 million in Michigan ancillary marijuana company

Toronto-based Sol Global Investments entered the Michigan medical marijuana market through a $20 million investment in a company that provides financing and support services to MMJ operators in the state. Sol, a diversified investment and private equity firm that also targets high-growth marijuana markets, said it acquired 1.4 million units of Common C Holdings, a …

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Indiva revenue surges on growing appetite for cannabis edibles

Canadian licensed cannabis producer Indiva Limited saw its net revenue climb substantially in the the April-June quarter, due in large part to growing sales of edible products. The Ottawa, Ontario-headquartered company reported net revenue of 9.1 million Canadian dollars ($7.2 million) for period, up 209% year-over-year and 46% over the previous quarter. Cannabis edibles were …

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West Coast cannabis growers operating under ongoing threat of wildfire, smoke

Many cannabis growers on the West Coast have accepted the reality that wildfires and smoke are an unavoidable part of the late summer-fall growing season each year, while a few are considering other options. This year, beginning in July, wildfire smoke blanketed much of the West, and some experts are warning that fire season could …

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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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