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Officials are pleasantly surprised at the success of Utah’s medical cannabis program

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October 14, 2020

Just six months ago, medical cannabis patients in Utah were granted the privilege of buying plant-derived medicines for the first time. Although the industry is not yet fully mature, the program has already...

Aurora Cannabis awards bonuses to execs after posting multibillion-dollar loss

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October 14, 2020

Millions of dollars worth of bonuses and raises were recently awarded to the leading company executives at Aurora Cannabis. Based in Alberta, Aurora confirmed the news upon the disclosing of figures for...

Peru introduces new CBD product to its prescribable medical cannabis selection

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October 14, 2020

Peru has welcomed a new cannabidiol (CBD) product to its prescribable medical cannabis range. The South American country, which legalized medical cannabis in 2017, has named Toronto-headquartered Khiron...

November ballot looks set to feature adult-use cannabis legalization in Arizona

November ballot looks set to feature adult-use cannabis legalization in Arizona
July 29, 2020

At the beginning of July, signatures backing an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in Arizona were submitted to state officials. The proposed law, which is likely to be featured on the November...

Psychiatrist is optimistic that mental health disorders can be treated using plant medicines

Psychiatrist is optimistic that mental health disorders can be treated using plant medicines
July 7, 2020

Psychiatrists are gradually becoming more attuned to the benefits of treating depressed patients with psychedelic drugs, including cannabis. This was made clear when Psychiatrist Julie Holland's book,...

California is fighting to continue offering cannabis delivery services, despite lawsuit

California is fighting to continue offering cannabis delivery services, despite lawsuit
June 30, 2020

A landmark lawsuit that was initiated by local municipalities in California against the Bureau of Cannabis Control (“BCC”) is making its way to trial. Cannabis business owners in California are anxiously...

Signs that more U.S. states could legalize cannabis next year

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June 30, 2020

In the midst of a virus pandemic that has created division in belief systems and sluggishness in global supply chains, the U.S. cannabis industry is booming. So much so, in fact, that states are taking...

100 black people to become millionaires through former NBA forward’s cannabis incubator program

100 black people to become millionaires through former NBA forward's cannabis incubator program
June 25, 2020

Former professional basketball player Albert Harrington, "Al,"  is taking strides towards black entrepreneurship. The 40-year-old cannabis company CEO recently told CNBC that he intends on helping 100...

Canopy’s recreational cannabis segment is struggling

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June 22, 2020

Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp., is on a mission to restructure its business plan after suffering a CAD$1.3 billion (USD $944 million) blow to its finances. Based on a recent earnings report...

Cannabis during pregnancy doesn’t affect cognitive development, say university researchers

Cannabis during pregnancy doesn't affect cognitive development, say university researchers
June 19, 2020

The topic of using cannabis during pregnancy, as well as the potential effects of prenatal cannabis exposure, has been a heated one. Self-confessed mothers have outspokenly declared their consumption habits...

Nevada secretary of state’s office reviewing Sisolak’s illegal MedMen campaign donations

Nevada secretary of state’s office reviewing Sisolak’s illegal MedMen campaign donations
June 19, 2020

Was Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak on the receiving end of illegal campaign donations from MedMen Enterprises? Claims of this nature are currently being evaluated by the Nevada secretary of state’s office....

Oklahoma medical cannabis sales hit record high for fourth consecutive month

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June 15, 2020

For the fourth month in a row this year, the medical cannabis industry in Oklahoma is paving the way for record-high sales. According to state-published data focused on April's success, dispensaries harvested...

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