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420 with CNW — New York OKs Medical Marijuana Home Cultivation, Licenses Processors

September 29, 2022 4:20am

The New York Cannabis Control Board recently approved regulations that would expand the state’s medical cannabis industry and increase patient access to medical marijuana. Recently the board adopted regulations for medical cannabis home cultivations, approved conditional licenses for processors and cultivators, and appointed a new deputy counsel to the state’s Office of Cannabis Management. Registered … Continue reading “420 with CNW — New York OKs Medical Marijuana Home Cultivation, Licenses Processors”

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420 with CNW — Connecticut Governor Launches Education Campaign on Responsible Marijuana Consumption

September 28, 2022 4:20pm

Earlier this week, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced that the state was launching an education campaign promoting the responsible use of marijuana by adults. The campaign contains resources that cover how to safely store and dispose of marijuana and marijuana waste, as well as what to do in case a child or even a pet … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Connecticut Governor Launches Education Campaign on Responsible Marijuana Consumption”

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420 with CNW — New iPhone App Update Allows Users to Search How Cannabis Interacts with Other Drugs

September 28, 2022 4:20am

iPhone users will now be able to use their mobile phones to learn about how cannabis interacts with other drugs after the tech giant issued a software update that allows its customers to track medications. Apple has kept its eye on cannabis reform efforts over the years, steadily revising its internal policies to make sure … Continue reading “420 with CNW — New iPhone App Update Allows Users to Search How Cannabis Interacts with Other Drugs”

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420 with CNW — Nevada Judge Rules That Marijuana Should Be Removed from Schedule 1 Classification

September 27, 2022 4:20pm

Last week, a judge in Nevada ruled that the classification of cannabis as Schedule I substance under the federal Controlled Substances Act went against Nevada’s constitution. This ruling comes after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that the federal government’s decision to classify marijuana as a Schedule I drug wasn’t unconstitutional, … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Nevada Judge Rules That Marijuana Should Be Removed from Schedule 1 Classification”

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420 with CNW — Supply Chain Problems, Labor Issues Could Be Resolved by Ending Cannabis Testing

September 26, 2022 4:20pm

The railroad segment has experienced major upheaval in recent years as job cuts, low pay, and changes to terms and conditions led to disputes with railway worker unions and threats of a strike by railroad workers. This strike would have a significant impact on the country, affecting commuters, refineries, food producers and other industries that … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Supply Chain Problems, Labor Issues Could Be Resolved by Ending Cannabis Testing”

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The 420 Expo, NJ’s First BYOC Public Event, Sparks High Attendance, Open Conversations & Awesome Vibe

September 26, 2022 12:00pm

Approximately 17,000 People Came Through the Doors of the Inaugural Event in Edison, NJ The 420 Expo, New Jersey’s first-ever BYOC Consumer Cannabis Convention, was an unmitigated success for the cannabis community, exceeding all expectations. Approximately 17,000 people aged 21+ attended the historic three-day event, from September 16-18, 2022, at the NJ Convention & Expo … Continue reading “The 420 Expo, NJ’s First BYOC Public Event, Sparks High Attendance, Open Conversations & Awesome Vibe”

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420 with CNW — New Cannabis Reforms in Massachusetts Seek to Improve Equity, Local Levies

September 26, 2022 4:20am

For the most part, cannabis reform measures across the United States have included social equity provisions designed to address the harms of the war on drugs. Long considered to be a failure, the drug war disproportionately affected Black and Brown communities and exacerbated systemic racial biases. More than two decades after California legalized recreational and … Continue reading “420 with CNW — New Cannabis Reforms in Massachusetts Seek to Improve Equity, Local Levies”

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420 with CNW — Oklahoma Supreme Court Shoots Down Two Challenges to Cannabis Legalization Measure

September 23, 2022 4:20am

Last week, the Oklahoma Supreme Court rejected a pair of legal challenges against a cannabis legalization proposal. The court afforded the petitioners a small window to request for a rehearing as it prepares to make a final ruling in the coming week on whether the proposal can be brought before voters this year. The deadline … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Oklahoma Supreme Court Shoots Down Two Challenges to Cannabis Legalization Measure”

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420 with CNW — Survey Finds Most Republicans Support Incremental Marijuana Policy Reforms

September 22, 2022 4:20pm

Most progressive measures in the United States have been pushed by Democratic lawmakers and supported by left-leaning voters. Democrats were almost entirely responsible for the wave of cannabis reform that has swept across the country, with most left-leaning states now allowing some kind of legal marijuana market. However, a recent survey has revealed that attitudes … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Survey Finds Most Republicans Support Incremental Marijuana Policy Reforms”

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420 with CNW — US Court of Appeals Rules Marijuana’s Federal Scheduling Is Irrational, Not Unconstitutional

September 22, 2022 4:20am

A recent ruling handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit states that the decision by the federal government to classify marijuana under Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act is not unconstitutional but is plausibly irrational. The Controlled Substances Act was approved by the 91st United States Congress and signed … Continue reading “420 with CNW — US Court of Appeals Rules Marijuana’s Federal Scheduling Is Irrational, Not Unconstitutional”

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420 with CNW — Florida Judge Slams State for Slow Medical Marijuana Licensing Process

September 21, 2022 4:20pm

Florida legalized medical cannabis in 2014 and began allowing qualified patients to access non-smoked, low-THC cannabis in January 2015. Another measure passed in 2017 created a more comprehensive regulatory framework for Florida’s medical cannabis industry. It also required that the state Department of Health issue new medical cannabis licenses as the number of qualified patients … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Florida Judge Slams State for Slow Medical Marijuana Licensing Process”

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420 with CNW — Why Marijuana Is Growing in Popularity While Cigarettes Lose Out

September 21, 2022 4:20am

Despite being prohibited in most areas for the past couple of decades, cannabis has been the most-used drug in the world for quite a while. As of July 2022, an estimated 200 million people used cannabis across the globe. Legalization efforts have significantly increased access to the controversial plant, allowing millions to legally purchase and … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Why Marijuana Is Growing in Popularity While Cigarettes Lose Out”

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420 with CNW — Law Enforcement Raids Uncover Human Trafficking Victims in Illegal Cannabis Farms

September 20, 2022 4:20pm

Recently, law enforcement personnel revealed that they had observed an increase in illicit market entities exploiting suspected victims of human trafficking to grow as well as trim cannabis sold illegally within and outside California. This comes as the cannabis legalization movement spreads across the country. Advocates and authorities stated that helping the victims was complicated, … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Law Enforcement Raids Uncover Human Trafficking Victims in Illegal Cannabis Farms”

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420 with CNW — Adult-Use Cannabis Sales in Illinois Surpass $3B Since Recreational Market Launched

September 20, 2022 4:20am

Adult-use cannabis sales in the state of Illinois have already surpassed the $1 billion threshold this year. The state’s marijuana sales for the month of August totaled $129,441,315, which brought its total sales for 2022 to $1,015,700,115. Data from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation also shows that the space has officially exceeded … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Adult-Use Cannabis Sales in Illinois Surpass $3B Since Recreational Market Launched”

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