Drug-Sniffing K9s Get Canned Following Legalization in New Mexico

Numerous police departments in New Mexico are the latest to lament the retirement of dogs that cannot make the distinction between cannabis—now legal in many states—and illegal drugs. The ramifications of using K9s to sniff out cannabis poses serious legal problems. On June 29, the Tucumcari Police Department posted a…

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ECDA Weekly Update, Pending marijuana cases re-examined by weight following legalization

Erie County DA John Flynn discusses how his office is taking action on pending marijuana cases. He announced in April that his office will reduce, refile or dismiss criminal cases based on the weight of marijuana the defendant allegedly possessed. This action follows the legalization of recreational cannabis in New…

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Who are 5 Cannabis Social Media Influencers You Should Start Following Today?

The peculiarities surrounding the legal status of cannabis on a federal scale have grossly limited the means of advertising cannabis products available. Cannabis companies however have devised different ways to rise to this challenge and get the information of cannabis products to as many people as possible. One such way…

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The Industrialization of Psychedelics Following Cannabis Legalization

The Industrialization of Psychedelics following Cannabis Legalization A few years ago now, I wrote about the inevitable legalization of psychedelics once cannabis has been fully legalized. CNBC echoed that sentiments a few weeks back with a small section about the legality of psychedelics. Check out the video here: Why Psychedelics…

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Denver seeks to revoke Cheba Hut liquor license following 4/20 event

The sandwiches apparently weren’t the only ones getting toasted on April 20 at a Cheba Hut location in Denver, and the sub shop’s liquor license now hangs in the balance for alleged violations of the city’s public cannabis consumption laws. The city of Denver’s Department of Excise and Licenses is…

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California cannabis company receives historic $1 million insurance payout following fire

It’s believed to be the largest insurance award ever given to a legal marijuana business. Industry insiders also see the event as another indicator of how rapidly the legal cannabis industry has matured, and how much corporate America’s “take” on cannabis companies has changed. Earlier this month the Santa Barbara…

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Seattle clears marijuana convictions, following San Francisco lead

Published: Feb 8, 2018, 1:55 pm • Updated: Feb 8, 2018, 3:57 pm By Gene Johnson, The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — More than five years after Washington state legalized marijuana, Seattle officials said Thursday they’re moving to automatically clear past misdemeanor convictions for pot possession — a step similarly…

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MassRoots loses headquarters following eviction proceedings

Published: Jan 15, 2018, 3:29 pm • Updated: Jan 15, 2018, 4:01 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Last week, in a nearly empty fourth floor courtroom of the Denver City and County building, a publicly traded cannabis technology company lost its headquarters office. U.S. District Court Judge Jennifer…

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