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Massachusetts extends marijuana curbside pickup, telehealth consults

As another sign of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the cannabis industry, Massachusetts regulators are extending curbside pickup of marijuana and telehealth consultations for medical marijuana patients for at least a few more months. Massachusetts extends marijuana curbside pickup, telehealth consults is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for …

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Equity in cannabis: Q&A with Sumayyah Emeh-Edu, Canopy Growth’s VP of diversity and inclusion

Sumayyah Emeh-Edu, the new vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) at Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth Corp., says marijuana businesses trying to achieve equity can’t rely on goodwill alone. Instead, inclusionary practices must be embedded into the inner workings of a company and guided by leaders who consider diversity a business objective and …

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If Legalization is So Great, Why Are So Many Cities and Towns Opting Out of Their State’s Marijuana Licensing?

With such impressive potential derived from cannabis, one would think that all municipalities will take marijuana programs seriously and create an enabling environment for businesses. Sadly, many cities miss out on this opportunity, and it paints a bleak future for cannabis in those areas. As the experts say, there is still hope for the municipalities opting …

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Hemp Biofuel – The Answer to the Highest CO2 Readings in 4 Million Years on Earth

Aside from the advantages, we mentioned with biofuel above, hemp biofuel, in particular, has many other advantages. The most significant benefit is that it can grow on marginal land, which is a piece of land with lesser soil quality. As a low-maintenance plant, hemp can thrive in the most unfavorable soil conditions, and this means anyone …

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Cronos inks deal to buy cannabis MSO PharmaCann stake for $110 million

A subsidiary of Toronto-based Cronos Group purchased an option to acquire approximately 10.5% of PharmaCann, one of the largest privately held cannabis companies in the United States, for $110.4 million (134 Canadian dollars). The deal, if executed, would give Cronos a toehold in the U.S. with which to expand and follows a similar optional agreement …

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Lawmakers Approved Several Big Changes to Marijuana Laws in 2021

Almost a decade after voters approved legalizing recreational cannabis in 2012, lawmakers are still tinkering with Colorado’s marijuana laws. Ten bills that directly addressed this state’s marijuana and hemp laws and regulations were introduced in this year’s legislative session, and eight of them passed. While some involved nit-picky technical details, Colorado’s medical marijuana program, possession …

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