How the Cannabis Industry is Pushing the Boundaries of Digital Payments

The cannabis industry is a growing market and as a growing market, it is stretching its wings to bigger horizons needed for a functioning market structure. One of those horizons is in the place of financial structures. It is not just enough for the product to be in demand by…

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New Jersey expanding its medical marijuana program, Gov. Phil Murphy pushing for recreational

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced an expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program and said residents would no longer have to “jump through hoops” to get access to the drug. Murphy unveiled the recommendations of a panel commissioned earlier this year at a news conference…

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Why some California communities are pushing back hard against marijuana farms

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 1:56 pm • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 1:56 pm By Paul Elias, The Associated Press COPPEROPOLIS, Calif. — The four young men had just started their marijuana harvest in rural Northern California when a dozen sheriff’s deputies swooped in with guns drawn, arrested them and spent…

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Barack Obama grants 79 more commutations to federal inmates, pushing the total past 1,000

Published: Nov 25, 2016, 9:31 am • Updated: Nov 25, 2016, 9:31 am By Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama granted commutations to another 79 federal drug offenders Tuesday, pushing the number of inmates he has granted clemency to past 1,000. Obama’s historic number of commutations…

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A Prosecutor Is Pushing To Legalize Marijuana In New Jersey

Jon-Henry “J.H.” Barr, Esq. is a prosecutor in New Jersey, and has been since 2001. He has personally seen how the justice system treats marijuana users. I think that there are many prosecutors out there that support marijuana reform privately, but never express it publicly. Prosecutors serve a vital governmental…

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