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420 with CNW — DOJ Court Filing Asserts That Cannabis Supports Tourism Industry

April 15, 2024 4:20pm

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is once again urging a federal court to reject a lawsuit filed by prominent cannabis companies aiming to halt the enforcement of federal laws against marijuana activities permitted by states. According to the government, the legalization of cannabis encourages tourism across state lines, giving it the constitutional authority to … Continue reading “420 with CNW — DOJ Court Filing Asserts That Cannabis Supports Tourism Industry”

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420 with CNW — New Study Shows Teen Cannabis Use in Washington State Has Dropped After Legalization

April 12, 2024 4:20pm

Recently published data from a survey conducted in Washington State among teenagers and adolescents indicates a decline in both past-one-month and lifetime use of cannabis in the past few years, with notable decreases that have persisted through 2023. The findings suggest that the perceived accessibility of marijuana among minors has typically decreased since the state … Continue reading “420 with CNW — New Study Shows Teen Cannabis Use in Washington State Has Dropped After Legalization”

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420 with CNW — Colombian Marijuana Exports Exceed $10M as Authorities Double Shelf-Life Limit

April 11, 2024 4:20pm

In the past year, Colombia’s export of medical marijuana has continued its upward trajectory, although it hasn’t reached the anticipated heights yet. According to data from ProColombia, a governmental body promoting alternative Colombian trade, medical marijuana exports from the country reached a value of $10.8 million in 2023. This marks an 11.3% increase compared to … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Colombian Marijuana Exports Exceed $10M as Authorities Double Shelf-Life Limit”

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420 with CNW — Florida’s Highest Court Greenlights Adult-Use Marijuana Ballot Measure

April 10, 2024 4:20pm

Florida’s Supreme Court rendered a ruling on April 1, 2024, permitting an initiative aiming to legalize recreational cannabis to be included on the state’s November ballot. Two justices dissented from the measure, while five justices were in support of it. The proposed measure would allow anybody who is 21 years of age or older to … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Florida’s Highest Court Greenlights Adult-Use Marijuana Ballot Measure”

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420 with CNW — California Officials Dispatch $12M in Grants to Fix Drug-War Harms

April 09, 2024 4:20pm

California authorities have allocated $12 million in grants to various cities in the state, funded by taxes from cannabis sales. These funds are provided to support equity initiatives for individuals disproportionately affected by previous antidrug campaigns. This latest disbursement is part of the ongoing Marijuana Equity Grants Program for Local Jurisdictions, administered by the Governor’s … Continue reading “420 with CNW — California Officials Dispatch $12M in Grants to Fix Drug-War Harms”

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420 with CNW — Pew Poll Finds Only 11% of Americans Want to Retain Ban on Marijuana

April 08, 2024 4:20pm

A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center reveals that an overwhelming majority of Americans, nine out of ten, support the legalization of cannabis for either medical or recreational purposes. Further, most respondents believe that legalizing cannabis enhances local economic growth and promotes fairness within the justice system. Released on March 26, 2024, the … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Pew Poll Finds Only 11% of Americans Want to Retain Ban on Marijuana”

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420 with CNW — US Marijuana Sales Expected to Be in Excess of $31B in 2024

April 05, 2024 4:20pm

The United States anticipates surpassing $31 billion in regulated cannabis sales this year, according to recent projections from Whitney Economics, a hemp and cannabis consulting company based in Portland, Oregon. The estimate suggests that recreational and medical cannabis legal sales will reach approximately $31.4 billion this year, marking a $2.6 billion rise from the previous … Continue reading “420 with CNW — US Marijuana Sales Expected to Be in Excess of $31B in 2024”

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420 with CNW — Partial Legalization of Cannabis in Germany to Take Effect in April

April 04, 2024 4:20pm

The German parliament has given the green light to partially legalize marijuana for recreational personal use, ushering in some of Europe’s most lenient cannabis regulations. The substance was made legal for recreational use in Malta and Luxembourg in 2023 and 2021, respectively. The Netherlands, on the other hand, which is renowned for having lax marijuana … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Partial Legalization of Cannabis in Germany to Take Effect in April”

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420 with CNW — California Bill Seeks to Curtail Cannabis Employment Protections for Safety-Sensitive Jobs

April 03, 2024 4:20pm

A recent bill in California that was originally intended to amend the state’s current rules protecting workers from discrimination based on their use of legal cannabis has undergone substantial changes to rescind the protections for several workers, including those in animal control, law enforcement and coroners’ offices. The initial measures passed in 2022 and 2023 … Continue reading “420 with CNW — California Bill Seeks to Curtail Cannabis Employment Protections for Safety-Sensitive Jobs”

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420 with CNW — Schumer Sends Out Petition Urging Public to Express Support for Cannabis Banking Legislation

April 02, 2024 4:20pm

Chuck Schumer, the Senate Majority Leader, is rallying public support for a bill focused on facilitating banking services for cannabis-related businesses through an online petition. In a recent communication concerning this endeavor, he reaffirmed his stance in favor of a comprehensive federal legalization of marijuana. In the wake of continuing congressional discussions on budgetary appropriations, … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Schumer Sends Out Petition Urging Public to Express Support for Cannabis Banking Legislation”

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420 with CNW — Another Federally Backed Study Finds Recreational Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Youth Use

April 01, 2024 4:20pm

A recent study supported by federal funds has found no clear link between the legalization of cannabis for adult use and an increase in its consumption among middle schoolers. To investigate the impact of legal sales on youth usage, researchers conducted a comparative analysis of middle-school usage rates in New Mexico and Nevada, utilizing data … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Another Federally Backed Study Finds Recreational Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Youth Use”

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420 with CNW — New York to Evaluate Struggling Cannabis Industry as Hiccups Allow Illicit Market to Flourish

March 28, 2024 4:20pm

Kathy Hochul, the governor of New York, has issued an order to reassess the state’s adult-use cannabis licensing program due to various setbacks. Those hurdles, including lawsuits and administrative challenges, have not only stood in the way of the legal marijuana market but have also led to the proliferation of illicit sellers. The assessment aims … Continue reading “420 with CNW — New York to Evaluate Struggling Cannabis Industry as Hiccups Allow Illicit Market to Flourish”

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420 with CNW — Colorado Bill Seeking to Silence Social Media Posts on Marijuana Raises Concern

March 27, 2024 4:20pm

A conservative think tank in Colorado has voiced worries about a proposed measure that could have an impact on internet discussions of cannabis and associated products, including hemp. The bill, SB24-158, covers various aspects of internet regulations, including content policies and age verification. A noteworthy clause in it targets social media companies, mandating that they … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Colorado Bill Seeking to Silence Social Media Posts on Marijuana Raises Concern”

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420 with CNW — Las Vegas Consumption Lounges Usher in New Era for Cannabis Industry

March 26, 2024 4:20pm

The much-anticipated introduction of cannabis consumption lounges in Las Vegas has finally materialized, with almost 20 establishments reportedly nearing completion, according to regulators. Thrive Cannabis Marketplace opened its first licensed lounge next to its store, just off the renowned Las Vegas Strip, while Smoke and Mirrors Cannabis Lounge opened for business later, having passed the … Continue reading “420 with CNW — Las Vegas Consumption Lounges Usher in New Era for Cannabis Industry”

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