April 10th, 201644Read more at Marijuana Business Daily
It’s not news that the cannabis community can often split, sometimes viscerally, over differing visions of legalization. But it can become a problem if it affects plans for legalization.
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By John Schroyer and Omar Sacirbey
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says it will decide soon whether to reschedule marijuana, Michigan attorneys develop a defense strategy for raided dispensaries, and Washington DC city leaders vote to ban cannabis social clubs.
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A legislative obstacle to the approval of marijuana licenses in Alaska has emerged.
The state’s Marijuana Control Board has told at least once applicant who seemed on his way to being approved for a marijuana license that they can’t proceed with final issuance until they submit his...
April 9th, 201663Read more at Marijuana Business Daily
In the latest sign of the cannabis industry’s mainstream acceptance, professional motorcycle racer Johnny Rock Page has accepted the Hemp American Media Group as a sponsor. The partnership marks the first time a professional racer has ever been sponsored by a marijuana-related business, the...
April 9th, 201674This article was published on The Cannabis
By John Ingold, The Denver Post
Colorado lawmakers have rejected an initial effort to cap the THC potency of marijuana that customers can buy at recreational pot stores.
Rep. Kathleen Conti, R-Littleton, had proposed barring stores from selling marijuana and marijuana products —...
April 9th, 201671
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By The Associated Press
CLARKSTON, Ga. — The leaders of an Atlanta suburb may try to make their city the first in Georgia to decriminalize marijuana.
Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry told news outlets recently that he wants the possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana to be...
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By Marina Starleaf Riker, Associated Press
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health says it’s planning to release the names of Hawaii’s first medical marijuana dispensary owners next week.
The state Health Department says the five-member selection panel is...
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By David Migoya and Ricardo Baca, The Denver Post
Marijuana regulators on Thursday issued recalls of medical and retail marijuana grown and sold by a shop in Pagosa Springs and one in Fort Collins over concerns they used unapproved pesticides in its cultivation.
April 9th, 201664Read more at Marijuana Business Daily
Washington State marijuana stores along the Oregon border have seen their sales plummet since their southern neighbor’s legalization program went online last October, according to The Oregonian.
For example, cannabis tax revenues in Washington’s Klickitat County, to the northeast...