Navajo Nation Leaders Shut Down Alleged Hemp Cultivation On Tribal Land

Allegations of marijuana cultivation performed by immigrant labor have gripped members of the Navajo Nation in recent weeks. Navajo leaders are now taking on an entrepreneur who is said to be growing 400 acres of hemp and marijuana on the tribe’s land in the southwestern United States. The entrepreneur and…

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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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Whoopi Goldberg’s California cannabis company has shut down

By Alicia Wallace | CNN Business Whoopi & Maya, the medical cannabis company co-founded by Whoopi Goldberg, is closing up shop, according to a statement posted on its website. In an interview with CNN Business, Rick Cusick, a Whoopi & Maya board member who helped found the company with Goldberg…

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Weedmaps IPOooops! – A Possible $6.2 Billion Dollar Fine and Money Laundering Inquiries May Slow Down the IPO

Weedmaps IPOOOps – The Weedmaps IPO May Face Problems with a $ 6.2 Billion Dollar Fine and Possible Money Laundering Inquiries from the Federal Government In one of the worst kept secrets in the cannabis space, Ghost Group LLC, dba Weedmaps, is planning an IPO in Canada in 2020, but they have…

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Supreme Court Report – Cannabis Arrests Down 19% In 2018

Supreme Court Report: Cannabis Arrests Down 19% In 2018 Cannabis Prosecutions Drop Despite 2% Increase In Drug Prosecutions Another reason to justify why 2018 was such a banner year for cannabis is the fact that cannabis-related arrests saw a significant decline. According to Marijuana Moment, a US Supreme Court report…

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Mexican Supreme Court Strikes Down Cannabis Prohibition Laws in Mexico

Mexico Gives Recreational Cannabis The Green Light Just this Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Mexico overturned prohibition of cannabis by issuing two separate rulings. Mexican law currently states that five decisions set a binding precedent throughout the country. “This 5th judgment means that, while the cannabis prohibition law nominally…

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Paris Opens First CBD Coffee Shops, French Government Shuts Them Down

Paris Opens First CBD Coffee Shops, Then French Government Shuts Them Down Paris becomes the latest city to legally open cannabis “coffee shops”.  France, which has some of the harshest cannabis laws in the European Union, also has some of the highest cannabis consumption rates in the continent.  The fun…

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Nevada marijuana sales down in January, still ahead of projections

LAS VEGAS — Recreational marijuana sales hit $ 32.8 million in Nevada in January, outpacing the state’s projections but falling short of the $ 35.8 million sold in December. The state published the most recent statistics last week. Sales numbers for the state’s new green market have fluctuated each month…

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Trump’s 24-year-old drug policy appointee will step down amid controversy

Published: Jan 25, 2018, 7:29 am • Updated: Jan 25, 2018, 7:29 am By Robert O’Harrow Jr., The Washington Post A 24-year-old former Trump campaign worker who rose rapidly to a senior post in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy will step down by the end of…

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