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Is Big Tobacco Pivoting to Big Cannabis?

One of the biggest tobacco companies in the world is buying into the German weed startup Sanity Group GmbH.

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House of Kush to Go Global with Clever Leaves, Bringing Classic Strains to the Masses

House of Kush’s strain portfolio includes Bubba Kush Pre-98 and other classic OG strains.

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Pennsylvania Cannabis Policy Summit Brings Together Cory Booker, John Fetterman, and More

The 5th Annual Cannabis Opportunities Conference Policy Summit was held in Pennsylvania on Friday.

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The Greens Say Parliament Can Legalize Pot in Australia

The Greens—a minor party in Australia—are preparing a legalization push.

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South Carolina Farmer Sues State Over Destroyed Hemp Crop

The lawsuit was filed against the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, Department of Agriculture, and attorney general’s office.

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Canna Law Blog

FREE Webinar: Cannabis in Latin America

Register HERE! Many North American and European cannabis companies have set their sights on Latin American countries. The region features rich land, an abundance of natural resources, a ready workforce, and many millions of potential customers. The goal of these prospecting businesses is to make Latin America part of their supply chains or as end

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California Expands Medical Cannabis Delivery

It’s no secret that California cannabis is suffering for a variety of reasons, not least of which is the stranglehold on access caused by local control. Local control is never going away in cannabis. It’s one of the linchpins that gets voters to approve cannabis ballot measures (NIMBYs in particular love local control even though

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New York’s Social Equity Fund Limited Partnership Agreement

During a little advertised Cannabis Control Board (CCB) meeting, the CCB announced and approved a Limited Partnership Agreement for New York’s Social Equity Fund. As a brief refresher, the Social Equity Fund was mandated by the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA). On January 5, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the fund would be,

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Cannabis Litigation: Mediation Tips

Our litigation team regularly attends mediations both before a lawsuit is filed and while a lawsuit is pending. We’ve covered mediation in the past, but for those who are unfamiliar, mediation is essentially a conference in which parties sit down together, generally with a neutral third party, to see if they can resolve cannabis litigation

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Meet New York’s Cannabis Director of Policy

As part of New York Cannabis Control Board’s (CCB) meeting on August 15, 2022, the CCB proposed and approved John Kagia as the Office of Cannabis Management’s Director of Policy. Given the expansive and stratified plans for New York’s adult-use cannabis industry (with the general ban on vertical integration, emphasis on social equity and advanced

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Medical Marijuana 411

Cornell University study shows a decline in prescription medicines in US states with legal adult-use cannabis

A Cornell University research program, reviewing Medicaid patient data over the past decade in 10 states and Washington DC where recreational marijuana has been legalized, has found that drug prescriptions for anxiety, sleep, pain and seizures have fallen as a result of cannabis legalization, going beyond the findings of similar studies about the impact of cannabis on prescription medicine usage.

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Have you herd? Federally funded study finds CBD diet reduces stress in cattle

Feeding cattle high-CBD industrial hemp can help reduce stress and potentially boost health, according to a new study.

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Amazon Marijuana Policy Change Marks Evolving Corporate Sentiment

The Amazon marijuana policy change means employees do not have to fear firing for marijuana use and the company now supports legalization.

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Washington “Joints for Jabs” Campaign Offers Marijuana To Promote Vaccinations

The state of Washington's new "Joints for Jabs" campaign offers free marijuana joints to promote vaccinations.

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NFL Marijuana Testing Drastically Scaled Back Under New CBA

In an effort to grant its players more freedom, NFL marijuana testing policy will be drastically altered under the updated CBA.

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