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ARIZONA:  The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld an appellate court decision striking down a 2012 law that sought to forbid medical cannabis access on college campuses. Lifetime NORML Legal Committee member Tom Dean represented the patient-defendant in
WASHINGTON:  The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 24, 2018. Original link
By: Jamel Holley, NJ Assemblyman Led by our dynamic Union County State Senator, Nick Scutari, New Jersey is poised at the brink of an era ready for common sense, modern, post-prohibition style drug policy and the legalization of marijuana. Admittedly
COLORADO:  Cannabis cupcake company, Jade & Jane, broadens consumer’s choices in the edibles market with recent introduction of single serving, recreational 10mg THC-infused cupcakes. Jade & Jane’s products are available to retail customers through l
The medical marijuana dispensary that opened inside a former T-shirt factory in Bellmawr three years ago has moved into a modern new space across the street and is now the largest retail purveyor of cannabis on the East Coast. The 6,150 square-foot C
Sustainability is a hot-button topic that’s become increasingly important as commercial cannabis farms scale up with expanding legalization. To be “sustainable” means you’re able to maintain a level of output continuously. With farming, this means pr
Nevada is skating past its first-year goals for recreational marijuana revenue. The state has collected $48.97 million in total marijuana tax revenues since sales began. Adult-use cannabis sales topped $41 million in March, the most successful month
CALIFORNIA: The Bureau of Cannabis Control, California Department of Public Health and California Department of Food and Agriculture have proposed to readopt their emergency regulations that are currently in effect, extending the time those regulatio
Marijuana Justice Act seeks to reverse decades of policy that has disproportionately impacted communities of color, low-income communities DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley has announced his cosponsorship of a landmark bill to end
Respondents said media has the potential to change how cannabis is perceived in the world at large, with many admitting that the occasional nonstereotypical depiction has made them more comfortable talking about their habits and experiences. A new su
Iowans looking to buy medical marijuana products could have options across the state, starting in December. The Iowa Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that it has offered cannabis dispensary licenses to proposed stores in Council Bluffs,
With the launch of this summer, medical cannabis researchers, patients, and caregivers will have unprecedented access to evidence-based sources and best practices. Philadelphia is quickly becoming a focal point in the nation’s fight for marij
MASSACHUSETTS: The Cannabis Control Commission concluded its priority review process on Tuesday, ultimately approving 205 prospective licensees to enter the agency’s application system early and have their license applications processed first. The 20
By Michael A. Stusser Curated from legal markets across the country, the Higher Ground Legal Stash Box highlights the most amazing products and packaging in the burgeoning cannabis industry. Hand selected by Michael Stusser, host of Higher Ground TV,
A bottled cannabis margarita has finally cleared its last regulatory hurdle and is coming your way. California-based Tinley Collective is releasing its weed-laced version of a margarita this week and we even have the hookup to some of the first few b
Jobs are growing in the cannabis sector and the so are the businesses offering them. 125,000-160,000 people work full-time in the legal marijuana industry according to Chris Walsh, industry analyst and Editorial Vice President of MJBizDaily. That inc
Thinking of remodeling your home? Look no further than using Hempcrete. A company out of Boulder is hoping to change minds by using hemp from the cannabis plant to build homes. "There are 50,000 different uses for hemp,” said Jona Williams, soon to b
Kauai’s first medical marijuana dispensary has received approval to begin sales on the island. Have a Heart will open for business Monday after receiving approval from the state Department of Health late last week. The retail facility has completed l
CALIFORNIA: Film Director/Producer Windy Borman explores how marijuana is the first new industry to emerge in the 21st century led by women. By looking at the intersection of gender parity, social justice and environmental sustainability, Borman expl
CANADA:  Tilray, a leader in medical cannabis cultivation, distribution, and research, has launched its newest product, Tilray 2:100, a high-CBD cannabis oil. Designed for patients with significant unmet medical need, Tilray 2:100 contains the highes
WASHINGTON: MainStem, a leading cannabis e-commerce technology company, announced that it has closed its Series B Investment round led by a Merida Capital Partners, a private equity fund. According to a company press release, MainStem intends to use
WASHINGTON: The April 23, 2018 temporary suspension imposed on Washington State Analytical 360 testing lab has now been lifted, the WSLCB announced today. Licensees were instructed to direct any questions to the Marijuana Examiners unit. Original lin
Recreational marijuana sales became legal in California this year, and the industry is targeting tourists as well as locals, with tours, shops, lodging and ads. “Just seconds from LAX,” says an ad for the MedMen chain. Yep, there are chains of mariju
The Northern Territory Government is set to green-light the industrial hemp industry, and moves are afoot to commercially cultivate medical marijuana. Draft legislation to legalise the growing of industrial hemp has gone to Cabinet, a Government spok
Seven years ago medical marijuana was legal in only 17 states and the District of Columbia; recreational marijuana was legal in zero states and zero Districts of Columbia. Today, medical marijuana programs are on the books in 29 states, and the nine