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A Black Woman’s Mission To Make Washington D.C. The Capital Of Cannabis

If you’re looking for cannabis in Washington D.C., most local residents will tell you to visit Linda Mercado Greene’s dispensary called Anacostia Organics. Mercado Greene is a fixture at the medical cannabis dispensary she owns and operates in Washington’s Anacostia neighborhood. Along with being one of the first Black women to own a medical cannabis …

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Jamaica’s Bob Marley Museum Will Soon Sell Cannabis

According to information procured exclusively ahead of an official announcement, the Marley family and Docklight Brands will open a Marley Natural-branded dispensary at Bob Marley’s former home and recording studio. The Marley Natural product lineup, including THC and CBD products as well as accessories, will be sold there. Under Jamaican law, both residents and tourists …

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Texas medical marijuana operator raises $21 million in equity funding

Austin-based Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation secured $21 million in funding to boost medical marijuana production and delivery. The funding comes on the heels of state lawmakers passing a measure that expands the state’s MMJ program by modestly raising the THC limit to 1% by weight and adding cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the …

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Judge refuses to overturn Oklahoma medical cannabis residency provision

A Washington state marijuana company lost its bid in federal court to enter Oklahoma’s medical cannabis industry through a legal challenge to the state’s residency requirement. According to Law360, U.S. District Court Judge Stephen Friot threw out the lawsuit without ruling on the merits of the argument regarding the residency requirement, saying he wouldn’t help …

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Marijuana legalization efforts get boost from billions in MJ tax dollars

Adult-use marijuana programs are generating billions of dollars in tax revenues for state governments each year – bolstering the economic and equity case for legalization in other markets across the country as well as at the federal level. The economic argument might particularly resonate among reluctant Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill, experts say. States with …

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