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420 with CNW – Proposed Law Seeks to Protect Privacy of Maine Marijuana Companies

February 18, 2020 4:20pm

The lawmakers in the state of Maine are considering approving a proposal that provides a cloak of secrecy about the imminent adult-use marijuana sector. The legislation L.D. 2091, which was written by the legislators within the state of Maine, would exclude trade secrets, security, and operating protocols provided to the state by marijuana businesses from … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Proposed Law Seeks to Protect Privacy of Maine Marijuana Companies”

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420 with CNW – Colorado State University to Offer Degree in Marijuana

February 12, 2020 4:20am

Colorado State University is launching a degree in marijuana after receiving state approval for the program on Friday. Starting this fall, Colorado will be offering Cannabis, Biology, and Chemistry to undergraduate students wishing to study the science of the crop to ensure success in the industry, local media reported. The marijuana program is similar to … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Colorado State University to Offer Degree in Marijuana”

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420 with CNW – Poll Shows Most Kentuckians Support Legalizing Pot

February 11, 2020 4:20pm

Support for marijuana legalization has changed dramatically over the last few years, with more and more states legalizing either medical or recreational marijuana. However, some states are more conservative than others; for instance, in Kentucky, cannabis is not legal either for medical or adult-use purposes. However, a recent survey by Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Poll Shows Most Kentuckians Support Legalizing Pot”

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420 with CNW – Study Finds Business Innovation and Profits Go Up After Marijuana Legalization

February 11, 2020 4:20am

New research shows that in the U.S., many states have been experimenting with different forms of marijuana legalization. The study found that businesses are thriving in states where marijuana is legal. Researchers at the University of Iowa embarked on a study of the impact of legalization on the economy, and they analyzed 9,810 corporations between … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Study Finds Business Innovation and Profits Go Up After Marijuana Legalization”

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420 with CNW – Netflix Bows to Singapore Government Pressure to Block Marijuana Shows

February 10, 2020 4:20pm

The majority of us got to see the humanization of marijuana users through film and television, but Singapore is working to make sure that its citizens would not be able to access films with marijuana content. According to a new report issued by Netflix, the company has removed all movies that have marijuana contents as … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Netflix Bows to Singapore Government Pressure to Block Marijuana Shows”

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420 with CNW – Colorado Unveils Plan to Ease Banking Access for Marijuana Industry

February 10, 2020 4:20am

On Monday, Colorado Governor Jared Polis unveiled a plan through which he seeks to increase the number of financial institutions conducting business with the legal marijuana industry. Rep. Ed Perlmutter joined Polis at the press conference for announcing the new legislation “Roadmap to Marijuana Banking and Financial Services.” The Assembly-led legislation was sponsored by Perlmutter, … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Colorado Unveils Plan to Ease Banking Access for Marijuana Industry”

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420 with CNW – Feds Worried International Cannabis Rescheduling Could Force Their Hand

February 07, 2020 4:20pm

An upcoming vote seeking to loosen international restrictions on cannabis has the U.S. federal government worried as it could reinforce marijuana legalization efforts. Media outlets obtained a government document that was released last year by the United Nations’ (UN) World Health Organization (WHO). The report was discussing a series of marijuana policy recommendations in the … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Feds Worried International Cannabis Rescheduling Could Force Their Hand”

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420 with CNW – Illinois Pot Companies Sell Marijuana Worth Almost $40M in January

February 07, 2020 4:20am

The adult-use marijuana industry in the state of Illinois started on a high note. On Monday, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation announced that in the month of January, marijuana sales came to a total of $39.2 million. Recreational marijuana sales became legal on the Jan. 1, 2020, and within January, marijuana customers bought … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Illinois Pot Companies Sell Marijuana Worth Almost $40M in January”

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420 with CNW – In-Store Marijuana Dispensary Trends to Watch This Year

February 06, 2020 4:20pm

It is the nature of any new industry to have rapid trend changes, and the marijuana market is not an exception. Changes are therefore most likely be visible on the shelves at your local dispensary. Lately, you may have noticed that shorter lines and fewer people are seen queuing at the dispensaries; this is because … Continue reading “420 with CNW – In-Store Marijuana Dispensary Trends to Watch This Year”

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420 with CNW – LA Black Entrepreneurs Frustrated by Unresponsive Marijuana Equity Program

February 06, 2020 4:20am

The establishment of a program meant to provide marijuana permits to people who have been affected by the war against drugs in Los Angeles has been marred by delays, scandal, and bureaucratic blunders. This has resulted in the loss of thousands of dollars for some of the intended beneficiaries. Speaking to the Guardian, black entrepreneurs … Continue reading “420 with CNW – LA Black Entrepreneurs Frustrated by Unresponsive Marijuana Equity Program”

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420 with CNW – Authorities Say Illinois Marijuana Shortages Were Planned

February 05, 2020 4:20pm

Since the legalization of adult-use marijuana in Illinois, the market has been plagued by long queues, closure of dispensaries, and shortages; and this has left marijuana customers very frustrated. However, it has emerged that the cultivators intended to start the sale of recreational marijuana on a slow note, the state officials said. The cultivators and … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Authorities Say Illinois Marijuana Shortages Were Planned”

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420 with CNW – Jamaica is Helping Small Unlicensed Marijuana Growers to Go Legit

February 05, 2020 4:20am

The Jamaican government is offering small-scale farmers who are cultivating marijuana illegally a way out by transitioning them into licensed growers in an effort to eliminate the black market. Instead of punishing unlicensed growers, the government is helping them transition into the regulated marijuana market to raise awareness, eradicate poverty, and promote sustainable development in … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Jamaica is Helping Small Unlicensed Marijuana Growers to Go Legit”

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420 with CNW – What US Marijuana Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Canadian Mistakes

February 04, 2020 4:20pm

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada took place in October 2018, and since then, the country has been facing a lot of issues, many of which offer valuable insights to entrepreneurs and government officials. Forewarned is forearmed; countries such as the United States and others looking for national legalization of adult-use marijuana should learn … Continue reading “420 with CNW – What US Marijuana Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Canadian Mistakes”

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420 with CNW – Hotels Still Unsure About How to React to Marijuana Legalization

February 04, 2020 4:20am

One major part of the travel industry is the hotel, and with the legalization of marijuana taking place in more and more states in the U.S., hotels are facing several challenges concerning marijuana consumption. They are faced with the issue of figuring out how to allow their guests to partake in marijuana consumption within their … Continue reading “420 with CNW – Hotels Still Unsure About How to React to Marijuana Legalization”

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