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New Restrictions for the Sales of Cannabis Set in California

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This past weekend new regulation were set in place for Californias medical and recreational cannabis dispensaries to ensure quality and safety for consumers. All cannabinoid derived products and dried herbs that were not considered compliant were ordered to either be sold or destroyed by the July 1, 2018 deadline. New...
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Oklahoma Legalized Medical Marijuana with Vote This Week

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The state of Oklahoma has become the 30th state in the U.S. to allow the use of medicinal marijuana for patients with a perception. Last Tuesday residents voted to pass Oklahoma State Question 788 which allows adults 18 and older to receive a license to possess, consume, and cultivate cannabis...
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Bipartisan Legislation Introduced in Congress to End Federal Interference in Legal Cannabis States

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Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo) have introduced a new bill last week to congress called the States Act. The States Act would end the possibility of Federal interference within medical and recreational cannabis states. More simply put, the legislation would leave the matter of legalization up to...
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Canadian Senate to Vote on Recreational Cannabis This Week

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Since the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Cannabis Act in the Spring of 2017, the cannabis industry in Canada has grown aggressively. The announcement set the stage for public and private companies to position themselves to take advantage of the upcoming legal recreational cannabinoid market. Companies in the sector...
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Democrats are Favoring Marijuana Legislation to Encourage Voter Turnout

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Democratic leaders in the United States are starting to strongly support pro cannabis legislation in an attempt to encourage younger individuals to vote during future elections. Since only half of the individuals known as “millennials” (ages 18-29) chose not to vote in the recent November 2016 elections, its no surprise...