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New York Cannabis Crop Rescue Act Delivered to Governor

New York’s “Cannabis Crop Rescue Act” has been delivered to Governor Kathy Hochul. Senate Bill 7295 was approved by the New York Senate earlier this year in a 53 to 8 vote, followed by approval in the Assembly 134 to 6. Yesterday the measure was officially delivered to Governor Hochul, giving her 10 days to …

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Massachusetts Committee Schedules Hearing on Bill to Automatically Expunge Marijuana Convictions

Legislation that would facilitate the automatic review and expungement of charges related to marijuana possession and cultivation has been scheduled for a hearing. The bill would also allow those in jail for a marijuana offense that has since been decriminalized to “apply to the sentencing court for an order of discharge and release.” House Bill …

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DEA Tells Georgia Pharmacies to Stop Selling Medical Marijuana Products

In October Georgia became the first state in the US to sell medical marijuana products through licensed pharmacies. The DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) is now threatening said pharmacies. Under Georgia’s restrictive medical marijuana law, those with a qualifying medical condition who receive a recommendation from a physician are allowed to purchase, possess and use products …

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Study: CBD and CBG May Help Combat Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

A formulation containing both cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG) was found to be useful in combatting delayed onset muscle soreness, according to a new study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. According to the study’s researchers, cannabinoid-containing products are often “marketed to athletes as promoting recovery, in spite of a …

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In Maryland There Was $89.6 Million in Marijuana Sold Legally in November

There was just shy of $90 million worth of legal marijuana and marijuana products sold in November in Maryland. According to the Maryland Cannabis Administration, there was exactly $89,670,575 in marijuana sold legally through licensed retail outlets in November, almost identical to the $89,997,762 sold in October. Sales data includes the legal distribution of dried …

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Monthly Marijuana Sales in Michigan Passed a Quarter Billion Dollars for Sixth Straight Month, $2.8 Billion Year-to-Date

For the sixth straight month there was over a quarter of a billion dollars of legal marijuana sold in Michigan. In total there was $260,485,282 worth of legal marijuana and marijuana products sold in November, according to the Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency. This is a slight decrease from the $262 million sold in October, but …

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Hunter Biden’s Attorneys File Motion Saying It’s Unconstitutional to Prevent Drug Users From Possessing Firearms

Attorneys for Hunter Biden have filed a motion declaring that a law preventing drug users from buying and possessing firearms is unconstitutional. Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, is facing multiple misdemeanor and felony charges (United States of America V. Robert Hunter Biden), some stemming from his admission that he purchased a gun …

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Connecticut: November Marijuana Sales Break Monthly Record

Legal marijuana sales in November set a new monthly record in Connecticut. According to data released by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, there was exactly $25,689,805.72 worth of legal marijuana and marijuana products sold throughout November. This breaks the monthly record of $25.2 million set in September of this year. Of the nearly $25.7 …

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US Department of Health Spent Over 150 Pages Discussing Marijuana’s Potential Medical Value

  The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released an over 250-page document explaining their rationale for wanting marijuana rescheduled. Over 150 of these pages were spent discussing marijuana’s potential medical value, a key determinant in whether marijuana should be moved away from schedule I. HHS released the documents last week to …

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Colorado Made $22 Million in Marijuana Tax Revenue in November, a Quarter Billion Dollars Year-to-Date

For the sixth time this year, monthly marijuana tax revenue in Colorado was a little over $22 million. In total the state garnered $22,125,036 in taxes from the legal distribution of marijuana and marijuana products, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue. This is on par with the $22.7 million sold in October and the …

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