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Missouri Medical Cannabis Sales Top $70 Million Mark

More than $70 million in cumulative sales of medical marijuana have been reported for the state of Missouri since Oct. 2020. That’s according to the Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association. The total number of sales is $70,328,681, as originally reported by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Total cannabis sales for May amount …

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Indoor, Outdoor or Greenhouse: What to Look for in Different Cannabis Growing Properties

With the global legal marijuana market projected to reach $70.6 billion by 2028, more and more entrepreneurs and investors are looking for opportunities to get a foothold in this emerging industry. The specific applications and consumer trends that will take off in the coming years remains to be seen, but one of the most future-proof …

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Temple Research Finds That Tweaking CBD May Help It Curb Pain And Opioid Use In Mice

The next generation of cannabis-inspired medicine might be grown in test tubes instead of greenhouses. Researchers at Temple University have partnered with Doylestown-based pharmaceutical company Neuropathix to develop a synthetic molecule based on cannabidiol (CBD) that can provide more potent pain relief than CBD itself. They are currently studying it in a type of chronic …

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Cannabis Trademark Litigation: A Preliminary Injunction is Issued Against Capna Intellectual

We have been closely following litigation brought by tobacco giant ITG Brands against cannabis company Capna Intellectual. As we wrote reported on June 27, ITG sued Capna on a trademark dilution claim related to ITG’s “KOOL” brand. ITG’s branding uses “KOOL OOs” while Capna’s branding uses “BLOOM OOs.” In another blow to Capna following the …

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Why Normalizing Cannabis Use is a Key Step Toward Mainstream Acceptance and Finally Ending Stigmas

However, if we don’t feel the inherent need to censor our actions when we’re drinking alcohol – an arguably more dangerous drug than cannabis – then we should also not feel the inherent need to censor our own consumption habits when it comes to smoking weed. Yes we need to ensure that we’re not smoking …

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What is the New Cannabis Capital of Europe if Amsterdam Bans Canna-Tourism?

There is however no doubt that either Canada or the United States of America will take the crown of being the cannabis capital of the world, provided they make the right investments and federal policies required. Now there is the puzzle of which country will emerge as the new cannabis capital of Europe. The countries …

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Cannabis Convict Freed From Prison After 12 Years. Don’t Stop There, Gov. Parson

Robert Franklin was sentenced to 22 years in state prison for possessing 1 pound of marijuana with the intent to distribute. But he’s free after serving 12 years because Missouri Gov. Mike Parson commuted the Columbia man’s sentence in May. Based on Parson’s recommendation, the Board of Probation and Parole office agreed Franklin should be …

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A Family’s Decision To Cross State Lines With Marijuana Led To Their Child Being Taken Away

Earlier this year, a Michigan woman named Erika Prock set out on a road trip with her 18-month-old son to pick up her husband Todd from her in-laws along the Mississippi-Alabama border. Since marijuana is legal in around 20 states for adults 21 and over, the American cannabis-using public has taken on a carefree attitude …

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Apple Updates Policy To Allow Pot On The Platform

Previously, the policy banned bud-based businesses. Apple has updated its App Store rules and will no longer ban cannabis businesses from appearing on the platform – with some constraints in place. The policy, which was updated in June, now allows for licensed pharmacies and licensed dispensaries, provided that they are legal (in their state) and …

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