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California marijuana business owner to plead guilty to bribery charges

A marijuana businessman in California agreed to plead guilty to two felony charges tied to his companies, including a retail chain called Natural Healing Center. According to a news release from the U.S. attorney for the Central District of California, Helios Raphael Dayspring was charged with one count of filing a false federal tax return …

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Ohio lawmakers introduce bill to legalize recreational cannabis

Two Democratic state lawmakers in Ohio on Friday introduced a bill to legalize recreational cannabis. According to Toledo TV station WTVG, the measure would establish a 10% excise tax on gross receipts of marijuana retailers. The bill sponsors – state Reps. Casey Weinstein and Terrence Upchurch – said they’re hopeful the measure will pass with …

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Elections and Cannabis in Germany: Green All Around

Germany will hold parliamentary elections on September 26 of this year. While the ruling Union is expected to win the largest number of seats in the Bundestag, the majority of polls show the Greens (officially Alliance 90/The Greens) taking the second-highest number of seats. In fact, as recently as May, some polls had die Grünen …

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Legalize Missouri – Cannabis Advocates File a Petition to Legalize Marijuana in Missouri

Thanks to a petition by Fair Access Missouri, the state is set to legalize cannabis soon. The focus for the state is on “Adult-use” marijuana which is also from the petition filed by the local coalition asking for an “Open-use market.” The group believes that legal cannabis will boost the state’s economy and create jobs, thus enabling …

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Of Grams and Gropes – The Female Experience Within the Cannabis Industry

When it comes to the cannabis industry – apparently this holds true also. At least to a Reddit Post asking women in the cannabis industry about whether they have experienced sexual assault/harassment/ and general creepiness. While being creepy isn’t a crime like the other two mentioned within the post – it still is uncomfortable and …

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A Big Way Airports Have Changed Now That Cannabis Is Legal In New York State

“New Yorkers 21 years old and older can possess, obtain and transport up to three ounces of cannabis.” New York is one of the latest states to legalize cannabis, pending issuance of adult-use cannabis licences. The change comes with exciting plans for the future, and some benefits that can already be enjoyed. The way in …

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