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Marijuana MSO Vireo Health takes new name, moves into psychedelics

Minneapolis-based multistate marijuana operator Vireo Health made two strategic moves Tuesday, announcing a name change to Goodness Growth Holdings and an expansion into psychedelics. Vireo will remain the flagship brand of the company’s medical products, according to a news release timed with the firm’s Investor Day events. Some analysts see the modest-sized MSO as a …

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Cannabis Litigation: Know Your Statutes of Limitation!

A recent decision in the case of Elevations Plus, LLC v. City Council of Riverbank, in the Eastern District of California, reminded me of something: when undergoing administrative proceedings, always know the relevant statute of limitations. Statute of limitations are laws that determine the expiration date of a claim. In theory, they make sense and …

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Washington state marijuana growers fear hemp-derived THC could put them out of business

Washington state marijuana growers are concerned that, without a change to state laws, their businesses could be severely hamstrung by federally legal hemp. At issue is hemp-derived CBD being converted into delta-8 THC – and even delta-9 THC, the molecule more commonly found in marijuana – then sold as licensed, regulated marijuana products. The main …

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Rhode Island Coalition Pushes Most Equitable Legal Cannabis Regulations Yet

Ahead of inevitable national legalization, Rhode Island activists urge the state to right the wrongs of the war on drugs. IN RECENT YEARS, it has become clear that there is no longer a question of whether we’ll see the end of cannabis prohibition: All signs indicate that cannabis will be legalized in the United States …

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NFL Pledges US$1M To Fund Cannabis Research For Pain Relief

The NFL says it plans to fund research into alternative pain medications to opioids, including potential studies on whether cannabis can effectively treat pain without having a negative effect on elite athletes. The league is offering US$1 million in grants for as many as five research proposals, Jeff Miller, executive vice president overseeing player health …

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New Cannabis Cookbook Presents 125 Culinary Treats

Tracey Medeiros made a name for herself in culinary circles by penning a variety of cookbooks, like “The Vermont Farm Table Cookbook,” “The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook” and “Dishing Up Vermont,” that all feature local ingredients, farm-to-table treats and regional delicacies. For her fifth book, the Vermont chef and traveling cooking instructor went in a …

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The Individual vs. The Tribe – How to Properly Shape Cannabis Social and Public Policies

Currently, the people who are deciding the “rules of the game” for cannabis are NOT cannabis users but representatives of the “tribe”. The problem is that there aren’t many representatives for recreational cannabis users. The vast majority of tribal representatives are advocating for medical purposes. While there are some advocating for a more laid back …

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Cannabis-Infused Ice Cream Is Launching In Massachusetts With Cloud Creamery

Gummies and chocolate bars have been among the most common cannabis edibles on shelves at Massachusetts dispensaries. But now there’s a new selection: ice cream. The launch of Cloud Creamery’s cannabis-infused cold treat comes as summer is on the horizon, and as Massachusetts is seeing its first heat wave of the season. With Cloud Creamery, …

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