Illinois Makes Plans to Make Cannabis Industry Inclusive

Illinois has been making major headlines in the cannabis sector, as some groups cry out that the plans for granting new business licenses are not inclusive enough of minorities, and that the lottery system for choosing new businesses license holders is unfair.  Now, after analyzing the current systems that are…

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Glendale plans to open Colorado’s first marijuana tasting room inside a replica jail cell

Patrons at the Smokin Gun dispensary in Glendale will be among the first in Colorado to have a place to socially smoke marijuana when the pot shop opens an onsite tasting room this spring. Smokin Gun, billed as a late-night dispensary and anti-Prohibition museum, is planning a tiny onsite tasting…

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Do You Wish You Were Still CEO of Canopy Growth? – Bruce Linton Got Fired and Now Plans a New Empire

Do You Still Wish You Were CEO of Canopy Growth? – Bruce Linton Tells Cannabis.Net Why He Was Fired [embedded content] Do You Wish You Were Still CEO of Canopy Growth? – Bruce Linton on Getting Fired, Starting Fresh, and Big Weed from CannabisNet on Vimeo. (CLICK THE VIDEO ABOVE…

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Plans for California marijuana resort “on the back burner” after town sold to oil company

LOS ANGELES — Nipton’s new swimming hole is under construction, booze is returning to the restaurant and lottery tickets are being sold again at the ghost town’s general store. But it likely will be some time before those buds of green and gold that tokers really want are lining the…

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Greece fast-tracking plans to legalize medical marijuana cultivation

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 12:17 pm • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 12:17 pm By The Associated Press ATHENS, Greece — Greece’s government says it’s fast-tracking plans to legalize growth of medical cannabis, arguing that growing interest from investors could help efforts to pull the country out of years of crisis.…

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San Francisco plans to erase thousands of marijuana convictions

Published: Jan 31, 2018, 2:05 pm • Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 4:45 pm By Paul Elias, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s district attorney said Wednesday that city prosecutors will toss out or reduce thousands of criminal convictions for marijuana dating back decades, a move allowed under the 2016…

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A melted mess of gold, silver: Marijuana farmers’ savings plans all too vulnerable

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 7:01 am • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 7:01 am By Joe Mozingo, Los Angeles Times REDWOOD VALLEY, Calif. — She knew just where she had buried the gold and silver coins — down a ravine from her home by a big Douglas fir. After Cheryl Dumont…

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California county dampens plans to make entire town 420-friendly tourist destination

Published: Aug 21, 2017, 4:14 pm • Updated: Aug 21, 2017, 4:14 pm By Lisa Renner, Capitol Weekly It appears that a company’s plans to turn a remote San Bernardino County town into a marijuana tourism mecca may go up in smoke. Earlier this month, Arizona-based American Green announced it…

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DEA plans to reduce quota of government-grown marijuana for research in 2018

Published: Aug 8, 2017, 7:37 am • Updated: Aug 8, 2017, 1:20 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration intends to decrease the amount of marijuana it allocates for federally approved research. The DEA has released its proposed 2018 aggregate production quotas (APQ) for substances…

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