November 2018

Dirty Lemon, a direct-to-consumer health-conscious beverage company that sells its drinks exclusively via text message, recently discontinued its best-selling cannabidiol (CBD) drink that it launched earlier this year. “There was a little bit more liability for us to take on than what we were expecting,” CEO Zak Normandin said on Yahoo Finance’s Morning Meeting live show. […]

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TOPEKA (TNS) — Medical marijuana moved closer to legalization in Kansas with the election of Laura Kelly, a supporter who soon will be governor. Kansas is now surrounded on three sides by states with either legalized recreational or medical marijuana use, after Missouri voters approved medical use last Nov. 6. Thirty-two states allow some form of […]

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CLOSE How Medical Marijuana is grown at Cresco Labs Albert Cesare, acesare@enquirer.com Buy Photo Marijuana grows in the newly opened Cresco Labs medical marijuana plant in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (Photo: Albert Cesare / The Enquirer)Buy Photo COLUMBUS – A central Ohio court ruled the state’s “racial quota” for awarding medical marijuana […]

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Workers, the middle class and the state economy could be the big winners if Illinois opted to legalize recreational cannabis, suggests a new study. Taxation and regulation associated with legalizing recreational cannabis could create 23,600-plus new jobs at more than 2,600 businesses—19,500 at dispensaries, retailers and manufacturers and additional consumer demand would save or create […]

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Bottom Line: Recreational marijuana use was legalized in the state of Washington in 2012 and there are regulations about posting product promotion messages on social media, while direct advertising of marijuana on social media remains illegal. Under state regulations, marijuana companies can’t advertise using language that promotes overconsumption, describes marijuana’s curative or therapeutic benefits, or is designed […]

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Update: The Cannabis Control Commission on Friday issued certificates to commence business to recreational marijuana retailers Cultivate in Leicester and New England Treatment Access in Northampton. The first sales are expected on Tuesday. After months of waiting, the first legal sale of adult-use, or recreational, cannabis in Massachusetts is just days away. Two shops, now […]

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Ontario-based Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. and Panag Pharma Inc. announced Nov. 15 the submission of a clinical research application to the Veterinary Drugs Directorate at Health Canada for a first-of-a-kind veterinary study that will examine the use of a cannabinoid-based drug to treat ocular pain and inflammation in canines. “Several companies are marketing cannabis-based treatments for […]

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Posted on November 16, 2018 By Brian Hobbs The 2018 midterm elections saw many winners and losers. Yet the much-discussed Nov. 6 vote had one big winner that some people are not talking about. That “winner” is marijuana, which is actually a loser for families and society. On Nov. 6, voters approved recreational marijuana use […]

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CLOSE Marijuana legalization: The Michigan ballot proposal in 60 seconds Mike Thompson, Detroit Free Press Buy Photo Native Roots Dispensary stocks everything cannabis from medicinal cremes to taffy in Denver.(Photo: Kathleen Galligan, Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo The 40 newly licensed medical marijuana dispensaries around the state are facing a shortage of pot from licensed growers, meaning […]

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DETROIT – Detroit police are investigating a smash and grab robbery at a Detroit medical marijuana shop. The robbery happened early Friday morning at the 5 Dime medical marijuana dispensary on Dwyer Street, near 8 Mile Road…read more at https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/smash-and-grab-robbery-reported-at-detroit-medical-marijuana-shop

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Medical marijuana moved closer to legalization in Kansas with the election of Laura Kelly, a supporter who soon will be governor. Kansas is now surrounded on three sides by states with either legalized recreational or medical marijuana use, after Missouri voters approved medical use last Nov. 6. Thirty-two states allow some form of medical marijuana […]

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