5 Cannabis Entrepreneurs Under 30 That You Need to Watch

The cannabis space is an open market where many young and charismatic entrepreneurs are making waves. The improvement in the market is premised on the acceptance and decriminalization that cannabis is receiving in different regions. This has opened up the way for many innovative ideas from entrepreneurs aimed at making…

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Santa Clara County shutters recreational marijuana take-out under COVID-19 shutdown

Cannabis dispensaries in the Bay Area’s most populous county are closing their doors to recreational users under new orders. Santa Clara County has stopped allowing for in-store purchases of marijuana for non-medical customers, according to the county website. The change in policy apparently occurred in the last couple days. Recreational…

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You Can’t Knock Me Out! Cannabis Users Need Twice the Anesthesia To Go Under Before Surgery

Cannabis Users Now Require Twice the Anesthesia To Get Knocked Out If You’re A Cannabis User And Have Upcoming Surgery, Read This There’s a lot of heated debate regarding the impact of cannabis on people who are undergoing surgery. This area is one of the least studies in the medical…

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Marijuana businesses in compliance with Colorado law could face federal charges under new enforcement strategy

In an aggressive new tactic, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver says it’s shifting its marijuana enforcement from busting illegal grow operations to targeting dispensaries that use their licensed businesses and legal grows as fronts for the more lucrative illegal drug trade. This new approach also could lead to federal…

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Colorado’s marijuana industry would get bank access, federal OK under bill from Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. But what are its chances?

WASHINGTON — The federal government would be forced to respect state laws on marijuana under a bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. The measure, which is welcomed by the cannabis industry but faces a tough path to becoming law, wouldn’t legalize the drug in states…

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Colorado’s legalized marijuana would be federally lawful under bill introduced by Cory Gardner, Elizabeth Warren

WASHINGTON — Marijuana would be legal federally in states that already have approved the drug’s use under a bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. The measure, unveiled at a Capitol Hill news conference, wouldn’t legalize the drug in states that haven’t sanctioned its use or…

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New studies link legal marijuana to fewer opioid prescriptions under Medicaid and Medicare

NEW YORK — Can legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction and fatal overdoses? Two new studies in the debate suggest it may. Pot can relieve chronic pain in adults, so advocates for liberalizing marijuana laws have proposed it as a lower-risk alternative to opioids. But some research suggests…

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Here’s how much marijuana you’d need to be eligible for the death penalty under federal law

Last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo encouraging federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty for certain drug trafficking offenses. Federal law allows for capital punishment in drug trafficking cases involving murder or homicide. But the attorney general also specifically called out one provision that allows for capital…

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