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Cannabis patient cards see low turnout, cities receive dispensary applications – The Capital Journal

Cannabis patient cards see low turnout, cities receive dispensary applications  The Capital Journal…
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Marijuana: Good or bad?

Cannabis — also referred to as Marijuana — is a psychoactive drug that many people use for recreational purposes and its purported medicinal benefits. But what does recent research say about it? Do the risks trump the benefits? Share on PinterestSome say cannabis is beneficial to health, while others claim it can become a health risk. What does the most recent research say? Image credit: Cappi Thompson/Getty Images At the…
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The new German government plans to legalize cannabis.

Besides climate politics, digitalization and a higher minimum wage, the coalition has agreed on one fringe issue Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has blocked for years. Germany’s new government wants to legalize Marijuana. “The legalization of cannabis, long blocked by the Union, allows us to have a regulated and taxed Dispensary, controllable quality and effective youth protection through education,” wrote Lars F. Lindemann, a regional cadre of the Free Democrats, on…
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Lawsuit could cloud ‘social equity’ dispensary program’s future in Arizona – Arizona Daily Star

Lawsuit could cloud ‘social equity’ dispensary program’s future in Arizona  Arizona Daily Star…
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Police Appear to Just Sit and Watch as NoPa Dispensary Gets Burglarized

Here’s a new wrinkle in the ongoing smash-and-grab robbery chronicles, as security video indicates SFPD sat and watched the robbery of a Dispensary, not intervening until after the getaway vehicle drove off. Cannabis dispensaries, and really all legal marijuna businesses in California, have certain unique burdens that make them more attractive to burglars. The all-cash nature of the businesses makes them a target, plus the type product they carry has,…
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A breakdown of two recreational marijuana proposals in Arkansas – KATV

A breakdown of two recreational marijuana proposals in Arkansas  KATV…
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Riverside trustees pave the way for cannabis dispensary – Riverside Brookfield Landmark

Riverside trustees voted unanimously on Nov. 18 to approve selling property the village owns at 2710 Harlem Ave. in order to unlock a deal to bring an adult-use cannabis Dispensary to the property immediately to the north at 2704 Harlem Ave. The village will sell the narrow commercial parcel at 2710 Harlem Ave., which formerly housed a dry cleaning business, to Dr. Milad Nourahmadi, who owns the properties on either…
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$200 million marijuana recall causes chaos in Michigan’s marijuana industry

When the largest-ever Michigan Marijuana recall was issued on Wednesday, Nov. 17, Matt Imig’s phone began ringing. Customers were calling. Imig, who owns M&M Agriculture, a comparably small, 1,000-plant licensed Marijuana grow facility in Lansing, uses Viridis Laboratories, the target of the recall, for all of his mandated safety testing. Consequently, every ounce of the 42 pounds of Marijuana he’s sold to three retail customers, worth roughly $75,000 retail, is…
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Gunfire Erupts During Surge In Robberies Targeting Oakland Pot Dispensaries

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A band of fleeing smash and grab robbers riddled an Oakland police vehicle with bullets early Monday morning in one of a series of weekend break-ins targeting legal Marijuana dispensaries. The crimes came during a wave of smash and grabs targeting retailers in San Francisco, San Jose, Hayward and Walnut Creek. READ MORE: Gov. Gavin Newson On Looting, Smash-And-Grab Robberies: ‘We Want People Prosecuted’ Authorities have…
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Police seize $500 million in illegal marijuana in a raid in Oregon

The Oregon State Police Southwest Region (OSP) Drug Enforcement Section team served a search warrant Thursday at five industrial-sized warehouses in White City, Oregon, police said. Under Oregon state law, adults 21 and over may use cannabis within specified limits, but it is illegal to manufacture Marijuana without a license. Oregon legalized recreational marijuana in 2015. In last week’s bust, police said that OSP, Drug Enforcement Administration and officers from…
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Violent Night In Oakland: Homicide, Gunfire At Sideshow, Pot Dispensary Shootout

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Even amid the surge of violence on Oakland streets, Saturday night seemed extreme and brought the city to the brink. A fatal officer-involved shooting, a 17-year-old gunned down, a gunfight at a pot Dispensary and hundreds gathering at a wild sideshow. By dawn, the Oakland police department found itself trying to catch its collective breath as calm fell over the troubled East Bay city. READ…
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D.C. Lawmakers Hold Joint Hearing On Marijuana Legalization Bill In Anticipation Of End To Federal Ban

Washington, D.C. lawmakers on Friday held a joint hearing on a pair of bills to authorize the legal sale of recreational Marijuana and significantly expand the existing medical cannabis program in the nation’s capital. The District Council’s Committee of the Whole, along with the Judiciary and Public Safety and Business and Economic Development Committees, took testimony from about 100 people on the legislation over the course of several hours. They…