COVID-19 May Not Cause Federal Cannabis Legalization but What About Shipping It Across a State Line?

COVID-19 May Not Get Cannabis Legalized Federally but What about Shipping It Across a State Line? Interesting developments in the cannabis world this week as dispensaries and cannabis providers in California were deemed “essential services and activities” by Governor Newsom and allowed to stay open during the coronavirus lockdown.  Granted, it is…

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State cannabis regulations remain complex, but growers steadily becoming compliant

Save for a few adjustments in state laws, a cannabis permitting workshop in Fortuna on Wednesday carried out in exactly the same way as another workshop 18 months prior — each serving as an effective how-to on becoming legally compliant with California’s pot regulations. But for state officials walking attendees…

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State confiscates nearly 1 million marijuana plants, arrests 148 in 2019 effort to combat illegal grows

LOS ANGELES — State Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Monday the arrests of 148 people so far this year during the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting Program enforcement effort, the nation’s largest such multi-agency eradication program. During this year’s effort, CAMP personnel also eradicated 953,459 marijuana plants from 345 raided grow…

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A State by State Guide to Cannabis Legalization (Updated with Decriminalization)

Cannabis Legislation: Here’s How It Differs State to State Legislation involving cannabis has made huge strides since the days of “Reefer Madness”, when misconceptions about marijuana were widely perpetuated. In the last five years alone, the cannabis industry has raked in billions of dollars and is showing no signs of…

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Understanding Cannabis Price Fluctuations in State by State Markets

Understanding Cannabis Price Fluctuations in State by State Markets What’s the price per pound of cannabis in the United States? When is it the cheapest to stock up? All of these questions are finally starting to see answers. While Colorado isn’t the largest cannabis market within the United States, it does…

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California Named Best State for Cannabis Businesses in New Study

Is California The Golden State For Cannabis? If you’ve ever wondered which of the United States is best for cannabis business, a law firm now has answers. Thompson Coburn LLP, a law firm, just came up with a “holistic state-by-state ranking guide that breaks down how favorable each state’s cannabis…

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The #1 Reason Teen Marijuana Use Drops 9% in Every State after Legalization

Study Reveals That Teen Cannabis Use Drops After Legalization There are still many parents and members of society at large who believe that legalizing cannabis will automatically mean more teenagers consuming the drug. But one of the largest and latest studies of its kind out there revealed just the opposite:…

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The Cannabis Cannonball Run – Illinois Becomes 11th State to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Illinois Becomes 11th Recreational Cannabis State – The Cannonball Run is Close! With all the news this week about Governor Pritzker signing into law the recreational cannabis bill, making Illinois the 11th state to approve a recreational cannabis program, one interesting fact that people are missing is that we are…

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All 50 State Banking Associations Call on Congress to Provide Cannabis Banking Services

All 50 State Banking Associations Call on Congress to Provide Cannabis Banking Services It’s already 2019, but cannabis companies are still struggling with a very basic business need: proper banking services. There are thousands of marijuana businesses launching in cannabis-friendly states every month, providing customers with cannabis for both recreational…

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Arizona State Prosecutor May Force MMJ Patients to Smoke Cannabis in Order to Medicate

Shelia Polk wants your kids to smoke pot! If you’re not aware of the story about Shelia Polk, she is a State Prosecutor in Arizona that made it her personal mission to undermine the legal rights of cannabis users in her state. The current case she is trying to win…

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