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Cannabis bureau considers changing Prop 64 rules to permit cannabis delivery services in California

Cannabis bureau considers changing Prop 64 rules to permit cannabis delivery services in California

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 28, 2018


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Cannabis delivery could soon be made available in cities that have banned it. Prop 64 revisions are being considered by the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), but not everybody is happy at the prospect of weed delivery being permitted in U.S. states where storefront sale services have been forbidden. ...

North Dakota to vote on cannabis legalization

North Dakota to vote on cannabis legalization

August 17, 2018


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Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor North Dakota will officially be voting on cannabis legalization in November, and cannabis advocates are hopeful that citizens will approve the measure. The state approved medical cannabis in 2016, and it seems like voters might be ready to take the next step. ...

One in five cannabis samples are failing to meet California’s new cannabis testing requirements

One in five cannabis samples are failing to meet California’s new cannabis testing requirements

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 10, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

California might be a pioneer in legal cannabis, but the quality of the pot being sold in The Golden State is not exactly up to standard. On July 1, a fresh set of state safety requirements went into effect. As a result of the new cannabis testing requirements in California, manufacturers and growers felt the ...

New York Gov. Cuomo moves forward with legalization plans

New York Gov. Cuomo moves forward with legalization plans

August 8, 2018


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Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is moving forward with plans to legalize social use cannabis in the state. Cuomo has appointed a team to draft this legislation, which would eventually be voted on by state legislators, possibly in the upcoming session. New York...

Emergency license suspension issued by Washington cannabis regulators

Emergency license suspension issued by Washington cannabis regulators

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 4, 2018


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We are more than half-way through the year and the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) has issued another emergency license suspension. This is the second license revocation of 2018. The latest license suspension prohibits Tacoma Refined Cannabinoids from growing plants for 180 days...

Congressional Black Caucus calls for decriminalization

Congressional Black Caucus calls for decriminalization

August 3, 2018


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Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor In a recently released list of “must-do policies” from the Congressional Black Caucus, the group voiced support for the decriminalization of cannabis. The group asserted that the War on Drugs has been harmful to people of color and must come to an en...

Washington’s first drive-thru cannabis dispensary opens its doors on tribal territory

Washington’s first drive-thru cannabis dispensary opens its doors on tribal territory

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 30, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis, Tribal Nations

Buying legal weed in Washington is now as easy as visiting your favorite fast food joint, thanks to the recent launch of an Auburn cannabis dispensary. Joint Rivers is the name of the drive-thru cannabis dispensary, where consumers are invited to peruse and/or purchase pot products and related merchan...

What’s happening with cannabis decriminalization in New Jersey?

What’s happening with cannabis decriminalization in New Jersey?

July 27, 2018


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Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor Jersey City, New Jersey had a whole day of decriminalized cannabis possession before its attorney general stepped in and said this policy was not legal. However, don’t despair, because now the attorney general is halting all cannabis prosecutions in t...

California has released its first draft of permanent cannabis industry rules

California has released its first draft of permanent cannabis industry rules

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 23, 2018


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On Friday, July 13, 2018, 315 pages of draft regulations for California’s cannabis industry were read, reread and issued by three state agencies responsible for overseeing the cannabis market/ Regulators are working hard to compile a final draft of regulatory framework for the multi-billion dollar can...

President Trump again states he may support bill to end federal cannabis ban

President Trump again states he may support bill to end federal cannabis ban

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Social cannabis

President Donald Trump recently informed reporters that he "probably will end up supporting" a bipartisan bill that would effectively end the federal ban on cannabis. Upon leaving the White House for the G-7 Summit, a two-day discussion that would result in a feud between Trump and Canadian Prime M...

The most likely reasons why New Jersey is still waiting for cannabis to be legalized

The most likely reasons why New Jersey is still waiting for cannabis to be legalized

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 12, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

Cannabis in New Jersey is not yet legal and people who support the drug for recreational use are getting frustrated. Many advocates were hopeful that legal weed in New Jersey would be included in the state’s newly enacted budget, but here we are in the middle of July and recreational cannabis remain...

Legalization will not be on the ballot in Arizona this year

Legalization will not be on the ballot in Arizona this year

July 11, 2018


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Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor A group called Safer Arizona has failed to get enough signatures to get legalization on the ballot in Arizona in 2018—only collecting around half of the 150,625 signatures needed. They’re not stopping now, though, because the group told Cannabis News ...

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