Author: Sunny Dupree

Sunny Dupree is a seasoned journalist, keynote speaker and founder of Weed America: A Journalism-Minded Agency, which handles public relations, content marketing, social media, events and thought leadership for brands and executives in legal cannabis, hemp technology, alternative healthcare, and other new industries.
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Essex Resident Proposes Ban on Marijuana Establishments | Zip06.com

Local News Essex Resident Proposes Ban on Marijuana Establishments By Elizabeth Reinhart/Zip06.com • 09/15/2021 09:00 a.m. EST Email This Story Fill out the form below to email this story to a friend. You’ve successfully shared the link to this article through email. An application from a resident to prohibit Marijuana dispensaries and producers in Essex was received at a regular meeting of the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) on Sept.…
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Verilife’s medical marijuana dispensary operations to move next door

106 Main St. Photo courtesy: Wareham Assessor’s Database Verilife, a recreational and medical Marijuana Dispensary located at 112 Main St., will move its medical Dispensary operation to a new location on Main Street, following the Select Board’s approval at a Sept. 14 meeting.  Verilife applied to move its medical Dispensary operations to 106 Main Street — the yellow building next door to Verilife’s current location. The company also requested a…
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Here’s how the state of Ohio will select 73 new medical marijuana dispensaries

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy will start the process of issuing up to 73 new medical Marijuana Dispensary licenses when the official Request for Applications (RFA II) is published on Sept. 20, 2021. How they are selected will differ from the original process. The move attempts to address concerns over access to dispensaries and medical Marijuana products for patients. Kevin Barry Customers waited in the cold before Ohio’s first medical…
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Petitions for medical marijuana and decriminalization initiatives now circulating

GILLETTE — A small group of people gathered at Dalbey Memorial Park Saturday evening in what may be the start of a more large-scale movement toward less restrictive Marijuana laws throughout Wyoming. This weekend, kick-off events were hosted in several cities throughout Wyoming, including the Dalbey Park gathering in Gillette, to promote petitions to put Marijuana initiatives on the upcoming election ballots. Earlier this summer, two ballot initiatives received the…
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Portsmouth medical marijuana dispensary now selling ‘whole flower’ cannabis to customers – 13newsnow.com WVEC

Portsmouth medical marijuana dispensary now selling ‘whole flower’ cannabis to customers  13newsnow.com WVEC…
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Marijuana use rises for college students, who are drinking less – The Washington Post

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Thrive Branson West opens Table Rock Lake area’s first licensed medical marijuana dispensary

Nearly a year after Missouri’s first medical Marijuana dispensaries began operating and several months after Branson got a dispensary, a cannabis retail store is now open in the nearby Table Rock Lake area. Thrive Branson West is one of two operations awarded permits to operate in the Stone County town of 484 residents, according to state health department records provided to the News-leader earlier this year. The company said it …
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Qualified patients line up at marijuana dispensary, whole flower cannabis now available in Virginia – WAVY.com

Qualified patients line up at marijuana dispensary, whole flower cannabis now available in Virginia  WAVY.com State revises marijuana advertising rules  Montana Free Press Marijuana arrests plummeted 90% in Richmond area since Va.’s new cannabis law went into effect July 1  Richmond.com Arizona marijuana sales slated to bring in $1.5 billion in state taxes  FOX 10 News Phoenix The Do’s and Don’ts of Leasing Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Pennsylvania  JD Supra…
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Countdown to retail sale: Inside central Virginia’s largest marijuana facility

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Even though Marijuana was legalized in Virginia this past summer, you still can’t buy it in a store (unless you have a medical Marijuana card). Retail sales for the general public are set to become legal in the Commonwealth in 2024- and questions are blooming over how Virginia’s cannabis marketplace will operate. The five medical Marijuana facilities in the state are already producing Marijuana for sale,…
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Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Calls for Minority Representation in Marijuana Dispensary Licenses

Ohio’s Legislative Black Caucus is calling on state officials to ensure more representation in the next round of Marijuana Dispensary licenses handed out. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy is getting ready to accept application requests for 73 more medical Marijuana retailers. Rep. Thomas West is the president of the caucus. He says when Ohio rolled out its medical Marijuana program, lawmakers tried to add language in the program to address…
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Supporters begin gathering signatures for marijuana initiatives

The Libertarian Party of Wyoming and Compassionate Options Wyoming are officially launching signature-gathering efforts this weekend as they attempt to legalize medical Marijuana and decriminalize the possession and cultivation of Marijuana in Wyoming. As part of similar gatherings around the state, initiative supporters will be hosting a kickoff event at Cody City Park, 908 Sheridan Ave., at 11 a.m. Saturday. Petitions were received from the Wyoming Secretary of State’s Office…
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Entrepreneur opens first female, minority-led marijuana dispensary in Ohio – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Entrepreneur opens first female, minority-led marijuana dispensary in Ohio  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland…