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Arizona: In February, Marijuana Tax Revenue Passed $25 Million for Just the Fifth Time Ever

In Arizona there was $26 million in taxes made from legal marijuana sales in February, marking just the fifth time marijuana tax revenue in Arizona passed $25 million in a given month. There was $26,034,924 in taxes made from licensed marijuana sales in February, according to the Arizona Department of Revenue. Revenue comes from a …

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Study: Beer Sales Declined Following Marijuana Legalization

According to a new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, retail beer sales declined in Canada following the legalization of recreational marijuana in 2018. “There is increasing interest in understanding the impact of non-medical cannabis legalization on use of other substances, especially alcohol”, states the study’s abstract “Evidence on whether cannabis is …

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Says There’s “Little Evidence” to Support Per Se THC Driving Limits

A report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) puts into doubt the evidence behind per se THC driving limits. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, there are five states with per se THC driving limits – Illinois, Montana, Nevada, Ohio and Washington. These type of limits mean that if someone …

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Minnesota Bill Would Allow Marijuana to Be Restricted On Land Covered By Commissioner of Natural Resources

Legislation filed today in the Minnesota Senate would allow marijuana to be restricted on land administered by the state’s Commissioner of Natural Resources. Senate Bill 4538 was filed today by Senator John Hoffman (D), and assigned to the Senate Committee on Environment, Climate and Legacy. The bill states that “By written order published in the …

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Custom Cones USA Launches “The Ultimate Stoner Dream Job”, Paying Over $70k for Cannabis Content Creator

Custom Cones USA, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pre rolled cones, today announced a campaign for the company’s new direct-to-consumer brand DaySavers, “the most compliant and tested rolling paper brand in the market.” “Have you ever wanted to get paid to smoke weed? DaySavers is offering the Ultimate Stoner Dream Job – an …

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US Congress: New Federal Spending Bills Include Multiple Marijuana and Hemp Provisions

Federal legislation introduced in US Congress meant to cover Fiscal Year 2024 includes multiple marijuana and hemp-related provisions. Today leaders in both the Senate and House of Representatives introduced a massive package of six spending bill covering Fiscal Year 2024. U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the first bicameral, …

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Oregon Marijuana Sales Pass $75 Million in February

In February, licensed marijuana stores in Oregon reported sales totaling $75,924,693, according to the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission. This figure is consistent with the $75.6 million in sales from the previous month, and it represents an increase of over $3 million compared to February 2023. Multnomah County led in marijuana sales for February with …

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New Mexico: $48 Million in Legal Marijuana Sold in February, Total Sales Since 2022 Pass $1 Billion

Legal marijuana sales in New Mexico amounted to approximately $48 million in February. The New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department data shows that there was $47,994,956 worth of marijuana sold through licensed retail outlets an dispensaries in February. This is an over $1.5 million increase from the previous month, and an increase of over $6 …

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Study Finds “Psilocybin Has Both Short-Term and Long-Term Antidepressant Effects”

Psilocybin has “both short-term and long-term antidepressant effects and holds promise as a potential complementary or alternative therapy for depression”, according to a new study. The study was published in the recent issue of the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry, as well as published online by the US National Library of Medicine. It was conducted by …

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Vice President Kamala Harris Says Her and President Biden “Changed Federal Marijuana Policy”, Advocates Remain Confused

Nearly a month after Vice President Kamala Harris said her and President Biden “changed federal marijuana policy”, marijuana reform advocates remain confused about what she meant, and why it hasn’t been addressed. “We changed federal marijuana policy, because nobody should have to go to jail just for smoking weed”, Vice President Harris said in a …

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