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GOP Congressmen Challenge Hunter Biden Gun Conviction Basis

GOP Congressmen Challenge Hunter Biden Gun Conviction Basis

Two Republican congressmen are challenging the conviction of President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, for purchasing a firearm while being a user of illegal drugs. They argue that this conviction sets a troubling precedent, particularly affecting millions of marijuana users who legally own guns in states where cannabis is permitted. After a federal jury found […]

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Connecticut Governor Halts Cannabis Social Equity Fund Distribution Amid Review

Connecticut Governor Halts Cannabis Social Equity Fund Distribution Amid Review

Connecticut’s Governor, Ned Lamont, has halted the distribution of $33.4 million from the state’s marijuana social equity fund while the program undergoes a comprehensive review. This decision comes in response to complaints from the state’s legislative Black and Puerto Rican Caucus and other stakeholders about the transparency and recipient choices of the Social Equity Council

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California Hemp Legislation Integrating and Regulating

California Hemp Legislation: Integrating and Regulating

As state governments nationwide grapple with how to regulate hemp-derived cannabinoids, California could integrate marijuana and hemp producers under new legislation. Assembly Bill 2223, introduced by Assembly Majority Leader Cecilia Aguiar-Curry in February, passed the Assembly Floor with bipartisan support in May. The bill builds on AB 45, legislation from 2021 that permitted hemp-derived CBD

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New Hampshire Lawmakers Reach Cannabis Legalization Compromise

New Hampshire Lawmakers Reach Cannabis Legalization Compromise

Negotiators in New Hampshire’s House and Senate have reportedly reached a compromise on a cannabis legalization bill, according to the New Hampshire Bulletin. Lawmakers have until Thursday to reach a deal before the end of the legislative session. Last month, the state Senate approved a bill that would allow adult-use sales through state-run shops –

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EBCI Tribal Council Votes to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis Sales

EBCI Tribal Council Votes to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis Sales

The Tribal Council for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), based in North Carolina, last week voted to legalize adult-use cannabis sales, Smoky Mountain News reports. The approval comes about nine months after EBCI members voted to pass the reforms. The Council also passed an amendment to allow enrolled tribe members with medical cannabis

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Florida Voters Favor Cannabis Legalization Amendment, Poll Shows

Florida Voters Favor Cannabis Legalization Amendment, Poll Shows

In a recent poll conducted by FOX News and published on June 6, it was found that a significant majority of Florida voters are in favor of legalizing cannabis for adult recreational use. According to the poll, 66% of respondents indicated they would vote in favor of the proposed constitutional amendment in the upcoming November

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Canopy Growth Plans $250M Equity Raise After U.S. Acquisition

South Dakota Voters to Decide on Adult-Use Cannabis in 2024

Days after exercising an option to acquire a U.S.-based marijuana multistate operator, onetime billion-dollar cannabis giant Canopy Growth Corp. is planning to raise up to $250 million (341.7 million Canadian dollars) via an at-the-market (ATM) equity program. The Smiths Falls, Ontario-based company did not specify when it would issue and sell the new common shares

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South Dakota Voters to Decide on Adult-Use Cannabis in 2024

South Dakota Voters to Decide on Adult-Use Cannabis in 2024

South Dakota voters will have a third opportunity to weigh in on the legalization of adult-use cannabis, as Initiated Measure 29 is set to appear on the 2024 general election ballot on November 5. This follows a successful campaign that collected 22,558 valid signatures, surpassing the requirement by approximately 5,000 signatures, as confirmed by Secretary

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Connecticut Approves Medical Cannabis for Female Orgasmic Disorder

Rhode Island Launches Free Cannabis Training Program

Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Program Board of Physicians has unanimously approved the addition of female orgasmic disorder (FOD) as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis treatment. This marks a significant step forward in addressing a condition that affects up to 41 percent of women, who experience delayed, infrequent, or absent orgasms. The decision was influenced by

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Rhode Island Launches Free Cannabis Training Program

Rhode Island Launches Free Cannabis Training Program

Rhode Island is stepping into the forefront of cannabis education with the launch of a groundbreaking training program aimed at preparing workers for careers in the burgeoning cannabis industry. The initiative, announced on May 29, will be funded by Rhode Island’s Department of Labor and Training through its Real Jobs RI initiative. Partnering with the

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