Cannabis Business News – Marijuana Ballot Questions and Legalization Bills Likely To Pass?

[embedded content] This week’s Weed Talk NEWS looks at the upcoming election and what is on the ballot for marijuana voting As you get ready to vote this week, the Weed Talk NEWS crew sits down and discusses which ballot questions are likely to pass when it comes to marijuana…

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Canadian Recreational Cannabis Rules and Questions You Were Afraid To Ask

What You Can And Can’t Do In Canada Now That Cannabis Is Legal [embedded content] Midnight of October 17th, 2018 felt like nothing short of New Year: people were enduring cold weather to queue at dispensaries (and lines went round and round the block), car horns being honked, and people…

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Colorado towns back ballot questions on marijuana business

NATURITA — Voters in a western Colorado town have approved allowing a variety of marijuana businesses, including stores for medical and adult-use recreational products, manufacturing facilities and cultivation facilities. Naturita voters also approved a municipal sales tax on those businesses Tuesday. Less than 100 people voted on each question, and…

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After marijuana legalization vote, Maine Gov. LePage wants to make it harder to get questions on ballots

Published: Feb 17, 2018, 12:41 pm • Updated: Feb 19, 2018, 12:49 pm By Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers may make it tougher for citizens to get questions on ballots as Gov. Paul LePage this week renewed his call to reform a system he’s called too…

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Sessions, in unearthed video, mocks intern who questions his stance on marijuana

Published: Dec 7, 2017, 12:32 pm • Updated: Dec 7, 2017, 1:54 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions calls a Department of Justice intern who questions his judgement that marijuana was not a healthy substance, “Dr. whatever your name is,” in a video obtained…

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Sessions raises “serious questions” about Colorado’s marijuana management in letter to gov

Published: Aug 4, 2017, 12:33 pm • Updated: Aug 4, 2017, 1:48 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Attorney General Jeff Sessions is questioning the efficacy of marijuana regulatory structures in Colorado in a letter to Gov. John Hickenlooper obtained by The Cannabist. The letter dated July 24 arrived…

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Recent cases raise questions about cannabis regulation corruption, ethics

Published: Jun 21, 2017, 8:30 am • Updated: Jun 21, 2017, 8:34 am By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — Take a black-market business that relies on cash. Move the business out of the shadows by giving it government oversight. Hire new regulators to keep watch on the business,…

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NFL commissioner calls marijuana “addictive” and questions smoking risks

Published: Apr 28, 2017, 12:07 pm • Updated: Apr 28, 2017, 12:36 pm By Nicki Jhabvala, The Denver Post NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he’s open to considering marijuana use for players to treat football-related pain. But he’s not completely sold on the idea of players lighting up. “I think…

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