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Financial-violation allegations cost Maui cannabis dispensary its license

Hawaii regulators ordered a medical cannabis dispensary on the island of Maui to close immediately because of the company’s “ongoing failure to submit annual independent financial audits.” According to Hawaii News Now, the dispensary, Pono Life Sciences Maui, was ordered to cease operations without further delay via a Department of Health Notice of Violation and …

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Colorado’s first-quarter retail marijuana sales up 28% from 2020

Recreational and medical marijuana retailers in Colorado continue to break sales records. According to the latest data from the state Department of Revenue, Colorado’s adult-use and medical cannabis stores recorded $561.7 million in sales in the first quarter of 2021. That’s a 28% increase over the $438.8 million the state’s cannabis retailers racked up in 2020. …

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Buffalo Firefighter Fired For Testing Positive For Marijuana Wants His Job Back

Scott Martin, a 12-year veteran with the Buffalo Fire Department, was fired from his job earlier this year because he tested positive for marijuana. Martin doesn’t deny using marijuana. The 37-year-old firefighter who served with the Air Force in Iraq and Afghanistan said he is a certified medical marijuana patient who uses cannabis to treat …

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MA cannabis businesses forced to pay $2.6M in unlawful fees, study shows

Cannabis companies in Massachusetts have paid at least $2.46 million in fees more than lawfully allowed under “host community agreements” (HCAs), according to a new study that reiterates the need for reform. The study, paid for by the Massachusetts Cannabis Business Association and conducted by the University of Massachusetts in Boston, was released Tuesday during …

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How to ensure adequate water supply for outdoor cannabis in a drought

Water is a must for successfully producing hemp and marijuana, so making sure to have enough for the growing season and tapping into an irrigation system are critical tasks for cannabis cultivators. How to ensure adequate water supply for outdoor cannabis in a drought is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness …

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Major Canadian Hospital Sunnybrook To Provide Cannabis On-Site

The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will soon provide patients with medical cannabis products on site via its Odette Cancer Centre Pharmacy. This is one of the first time a hospitals to offer cannabis as a treatment option. According to information procured exclusively ahead of an official announcement, the initiative, led in partnership with publicly traded …

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Why Is It So Hard to Cultivate Premium Indoor Cannabis on a Large Scale?

Now that the use of marijuana is legal in several countries, these cultivators are long gone. Even with the presence of ready investors who are willing to input millions of dollars into the cultivation of premium cannabis on a large scale, the industry is short of experienced growers. Cultivators now are only experienced in growing …

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