Will the Feds Shut Weedmaps Down? Feds Issue a Wide Range of Subpoenas into Weedmaps’ Businesses as Federal Probe Begins

Will the Feds Shut Weedmaps Down? Feds Issue a Wide Range of Subpoenas into Weedmaps’ Businesses as Federal Probe Begins Federal Government Subpoenas Weedmaps over Cannabis Listings and Ordering Platform A Weedmaps IPO could be in trouble as the Feds dig into their records and bookkeeping. Weedmaps, or the Ghost…

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CVS Ignores the DEA and Begins Selling CBD at 800 Stores With Curaleaf

CVS Is Now Selling Over-The-Counter CBD The United States’ biggest drug store chain, CVS, has just started selling CBD products in branches located in 8 states. Curaleaf Holdings made the announcement earlier this week. Curaleaf is a cannabis retailer that has a line of cannabis-based topicals, lozenges, and edibles currently…

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PotPurge Round 2- YouTube Begins Deleting Cannabis Videos, Again.

#PotPurge Round 2- YouTube Begins Deleting Cannabis Videos, Again. YouTube, or we should say Google, has turned their AI program back on their YouTube platform in order to get rid of any videos that could compromise their community standard rules.  This is not the first time YouTube has gone after…

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Canadian medical marijuana firm begins sell-off of U.S. cannabis assets

Published: Feb 2, 2018, 10:43 am • Updated: Feb 2, 2018, 10:56 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff As Canada’s stock exchanges and securities regulators grow increasingly concerned about the state of legal cannabs south of the border, a Canadian medical marijuana company has started to divest its U.S.-based…

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Marijuana Decriminalization Policy Implementation Begins in Israel

The Weed Blog has done a fair amount of coverage of the cannabis policy and research that is happening over in Israel.  In fact, just a couple months ago, marijuana law reform activists even took to the streets to protest and demand marijuana legalization, but adult-use/recreational cannabis is still not…

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Michigan Begins Circulating Marijuana Legalization Petitions

The Board of State Canvassers in Michigan unanimously approved the form of petitions to legalize recreational/adult-use marijuana last week.  They were submitted by the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, who plans to begin collecting signatures immediately in hopes of making the 2018 ballot. According to The Detroit News: Petitioners will…

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As Phoenix Open Begins, Backers of Arizona Marijuana Initiative Launch Tournament-Inspired Billboard

Backers of a proposed ballot initiative to end marijuana prohibition in Arizona are launching a Phoenix Open-inspired billboard Monday to coincide with the kickoff of tournament events. It will be up through the end of the tournament on Sunday. An image of the billboard is attached and a high-resolution version…

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Recreational Marijuana Sales Tax Begins Next Week In Oregon

(via dailyfinance.com) Limited recreational marijuana sales began in Oregon on October 1. Since that time, customers have not had to pay any tax on recreational marijuana. That changes next week when a recreational marijuana sales tax goes into effect in Oregon. Per Oregon Live: Recreational marijuana consumers in Oregon should…

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Marijuana Decriminalization In Texas’ Most Populous County Begins Friday

Harris County is Texas’ most populous county, and is the third most populous county in all of America. There are an estimated 4.337 (2013) million people in Harris County, Texas. To put that into perspective, there are less than 4 million people in the entire state of Oregon. Starting Friday,…

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