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Oklahoma medical cannabis sales hit record high for fourth consecutive month

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

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 almost $5.1 million from the seven percent cannabis tax that is imposed on legal sales.  Pa...

NY lawmakers are pushing to legalize medical cannabis for pets

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 26, 2018

Pet owners in New York could soon be medicating their four-legged friends with medical cannabis products. Just last week, Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, D-Scarsdale, Westchester County secured a bill that would enable pet owners to get a certification for cannabis products from the city’s veterinarians....

Court recognized cannabis health benefits, ordered the state to consider rescheduling

Court recognized cannabis health benefits, ordered the state to consider rescheduling

Sara Tiradossi

November 2, 2017

State and federal law have classified cannabis as a Schedule I drug, citing its “high potential for abuse,” but the Christie Administration in New Jersey might now revisit its legal standing and recognize its medicinal properties. A state Appellate Court ruled on Tuesday that Steve Lee, the former...

Cannabis commission in Arkansas receives flood of last minute applicants

Cannabis commission in Arkansas receives flood of last minute applicants

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 19, 2017

Yesterday marked the deadline for dispensary and cultivation application submissions, which will allow approved applicants to participate in Arkansas's medical cannabis program. The state will allow five cultivation facilities and 32 dispensaries which will be equally divided among eight regions t...

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