Eastern Cherokee Tribal Council Votes To Approve And Legalize Medical Marijuana

The tribal council for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians voted on Thursday to approve an ordinance that legalizes medical marijuana on tribal lands. The vote applies to the tribe’s lands known as the Qualla Boundary, which covers 100 square miles over five counties in western North Carolina. Cannabis is…

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San Diego City Council Considers Easing Rules For Pot Businesses To Support Social Equity

Civic leaders in San Diego are considering easing the regulations for cannabis businesses in an effort to promote social equity in the city’s legal marijuana industry. In addition to launching a new agency to regulate San Diego cannabis businesses, the San Diego City Council has approved a resolution to accept…

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Philadelphia City Council Votes To Kill Pre-Employment Drug Screening for Cannabis

It’s a good day to be a cannabis user in Philadelphia, as it may soon be illegal within the city limits for some employees to undergo a mandatory pre-employment drug screening for cannabis use. This will be a major victory for medical patients looking for work.   The Philadelphia City Council…

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Cannabis Smoking Lounges Finally Approved By Denver City Council

In honor of this very special, 4/20, semi-post-pandemic holiday week, the city of Denver has an exciting announcement. On Monday, Denver City Council approved cannabis smoking lounges. This exciting news coincided perfectly with the cannabis holiday, getting city residents excited for what is to come. There are already some businesses…

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St. Louis County council votes to decriminalize recreational marijuana possession

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to reduce the penalties for certain amounts — less than 35 grams — of recreational marijuana possession. It goes from a fine of not more than ,000 or one year in jail or both to a…

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Dallas City Council approved cite-and-release for weed possession. But will commissioners let it happen?

Published: Sep 19, 2017, 10:55 am • Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 11:28 am By Tristan Hallman and Naomi Martin, The Dallas Morning News Sept. 19–The future appears hazy for a new Dallas program to issue court summonses to people caught with less than 4 ounces of marijuana instead of arresting…

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