Montana Gets Ready to License the Recreational Cannabis Industry

Montana made recreational cannabis legal this past election, and now, they’ve begun the process of licensing, already looking ahead to the future of the recreational industry.  According to the Montana Department of Revenue, the state is currently planning on being able to make licenses available by October of next year,…

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Mississippi Marijuana Initiative Group Gets Cease & Desist Letter From Trump Campaign

The backers of a medical marijuana initiative on the November ballot in Mississippi have received a cease-and-desist letter from President Trump’s reelection campaign ordering the group to stop using the president’s name in literature backing the measure. The letter was sent to Mississippians for Compassionate Care, the group backing Initiative…

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Papa & Barkley’s CBD Line Gets National Retail Distribution

In a move that highlights the continued acceptance of cannabinoid-based therapies and wellness products, California cannabis brand Papa & Barkley announced on Tuesday that its line of CBD products is now available at mainstream retailers nationwide. The line of products, manufactured with CBD sourced from legal hemp, will be carried…

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Man who robbed Bay Area cannabis delivery truck gets 42 months; Judge criticizes prosecutors but acknowledges ‘brazen’ crime

SAN FRANCISCO — A Bay Area man who admitted to participating in the 2018 robbery of a cannabis delivery truck was sentenced to three years and six months in federal prison Tuesday, by a judge who acknowledged “all of the good work” the defendant has done to better himself since…

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Marijuana banking bill gets pushback from Colorado’s Buck, Lamborn

Twelve members of the U.S. House of Representatives, including two from Colorado, are publicly pushing back against a federal bill that would give legal cannabis businesses access to banking services. Craig F. Walker , The Denver PostU.S. Rep. Ken Buck in 2014 (Denver Post file) In a Feb. 13 letter…

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