The 1,000 Plant Weed Garden Outside of Mexico’s Senate Still Remains to This Day

https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-10-12/mexico-is-poised-to-become-the-biggest-legal-marijuana-market-in-the-world-the-big-question-who-will-benefit A few weeks back I wrote about a cannabis garden that sits outside of the Mexican Senate. I wrote about how this was a form of protest from pro-cannabis activists who have been pressuring law makers on regulating the industry that technically was supposed to come to fruition in…

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The Biggest Hurdle to Federal Marijuana Legalization? State Legalization Killed the Urgency to the Outside World

The Biggest Hurdle to Federal Marijuana Legalization? State Legalization Killed the Urgency to the Outside World Sometimes you have to watch what you wish for in life. The struggle to legalize cannabis at the Federal is a monumental push by tens of thousands of people in the USA, but the…

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Maine Is First State To Protect Employee Cannabis Use Outside The Workplace

Maine Is First State To Protect Employee Cannabis Use Outside The Workplace A new report from the attorneys over at Littler Mendelson just revealed that Maine employers will no longer be allowed to discriminate cannabis use of employees when done during their off-hours. Employees are now shielded against getting fired…

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MedMen opens state-of-the-art marijuana cultivation facility outside Reno

SPARKS, Nev. — After being in the works for nearly two years, a state-of-the-art marijuana factory in northern Nevada’s high desert is up and running. The opening of the $ 15 million MedMen facility east of the Reno-Sparks area marks a goal of the company to change the conversation surrounding…

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Munchies, meet Thin Mints: Girl Scouts will now allow cookie sales outside Colorado pot shops

Published: Feb 16, 2018, 2:21 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2018, 6:28 pm By Lindsey Bartlett and Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff It’s a pairing as natural as milk and cookies, or beer and pretzels. The Girls Scouts of Colorado have decided it’s now cool to peddle their baked goods…

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San Diego Girl Scouts investigate girl who sold cookies outside marijuana dispensary

Published: Feb 6, 2018, 11:56 am • Updated: Feb 6, 2018, 1:44 pm By Julie Watson, Associated Press SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Girl Scout council is looking into whether a scout who was photographed selling cookies outside a marijuana dispensary broke any rules. Officials were trying to identify…

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DEA: Gang that sold millions worth of Colorado-grown weed outside state not unusual

Published: Jun 1, 2017, 5:49 pm • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 7:42 am By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post Michael Stonehouse planned to build a close-knit community whose members would hold prayer meetings once a week — presumably when they weren’t growing and packaging hundreds of pounds of pot each…

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Feds threaten intervention in High Times Cannabis Cup outside Las Vegas

Published: Mar 1, 2017, 1:14 pm • Updated: Mar 1, 2017, 4:00 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff High Times, the venerable all-things-marijuana magazine that’s been around since 1974, is preparing for one of its trademark Cannabis Cup events this weekend in Nevada on tribal lands. But there’s a…

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Bringing in an outside lawyer is ‘very, very unusual.’ But that’s what’s happening in Maryland over MMJ drama

Published: Jan 25, 2017, 8:27 am • Updated: Jan 25, 2017, 8:27 am By Fenit Nirappil, The Washington Post The Maryland General Assembly has hired outside counsel to aid its ethics investigation of a state lawmaker who championed medical marijuana while having a business relationship with a prospective dispensary, a…

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Today: Students Rally Outside United Nations Drug War Meeting

About 200 students and youth allies will demonstrate outside of a high-level United Nations meeting on the global war on drugs in New York tonight. They are distressed that youth and other anti-prohibition voices have been ignored by world leaders, many of whom seem set on continuing the same criminalization-based…

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