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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Despite public support, marijuana is not legal yet in Wisconsin. Here’s how some Milwaukee-area leaders feel about it.

Show Caption Hide Caption The future of Marijuana legalization Here’s what you need to know about the future of Marijuana legalization in the United States, from its racist beginnings to today. Just the FAQs, USA TODAY Despite years of polling showing consistent public support for the legalization of Marijuana, and some efforts by state and local leaders to implement that policy, legalization remains a distant goal, state representatives say. It’s…
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Medical Cannabis Dispensary To Open In Waretown

Justice Cannabis will be directly behind the empty bank facing Route 9 within the Waretown Town Center. (Photo by Stephanie Faughnan)   WARETOWN – Medical cannabis patients in Ocean County have something to look forward to in the near future: Access to their prescribed treatment will soon be closer to home.   As it now stands, there are no medical Marijuana dispensaries in Ocean County. Many patients travel as far as Bellmawr,…
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First dispensary in city of Creve Coeur launched by Terrabis — Greenway Magazine

Creve Coeur, a city best known for its beautiful parks, lovely homes, and high-tech offices, is about to welcome its first medical cannabis Dispensary. The new facility at 11062 Olive Blvd.  is owned and operated by Terrabis, which will celebrate its official Creve Coeur grand opening on Friday and Saturday, August 6-7, from 12-6 p.m. Medical Marijuana cardholders can take advantage of specials, while those interested in holistic medicine are…
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Wyoming Marijuana Decriminalization And Medical Cannabis Initiatives Clear First 2022 Ballot Hurdle

A pair of Wyoming Marijuana reform initiatives have cleared an initial hurdle on the path to qualifying for the state’s 2022 ballot. Activists are seeking to put separate measures to legalize medical cannabis and decriminalize adult-use marijuana before voters next year—and the secretary of state’s office on Friday approved the latest version of their proposed ballot language, freeing up advocates to gather a requisite 100 signatures per initiative in order…
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Sioux Falls proposes to loosen potential zoning regulations for medical cannabis dispensaries

When the Sioux Falls Planning Commission takes its first look at zoning regulations for medical marijuana within city limits this Wednesday, they’ll include several, following an outcry from advocates and consultants last week.  The newly-proposed ordinance does not remove the requirement that medical cannabis dispensaries be placed 1,000 feet from “sensitive uses” such as single-family homes, twin homes or townhomes, churches, schools, daycares, public use facilities and parks. But now…
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As easy as Amazon: Kansas City patients can order marijuana online for home delivery

Missouri’s medical marijuana patients no longer have to go to a dispensary to pick up joints or gummies. Two dispensaries — one in Kansas City and another in St. Louis — just launched home delivery services that will make buying marijuana about as easy as online shopping. Joey Pintozzi, vice president of retail operations at BesaMe Wellness, said the new service allows patients like those recovering from surgery or undergoing…
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Almontu00a0Country Smoke House owner to open marijuana dispensary in Memphis

After 28 years of being family restaurant Mom’s Kitchen, the downtown Memphis building will now get new life as a medical and recreational marijuana dispensary. Almont resident Stephen Francis, owner of Almont Country Smoke House and Fronney’s Foods in Capac, is renovating the building and hopes to open the dispensary in the next couple months. “Oh it’s totally different on the inside there,” he said. “You won’t even recognize it.”…
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GOP Senator Behind Marijuana Banking Bill Aims to Restrict Welfare Recipients’ Dispensary Spending

A GOP senator who is the top cosponsor of marijuana banking legislation is now, on the other hand, also seeking to prevent people from using federal financial assistance at cannabis dispensaries as part of a new large-scale welfare bill. Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), the lead Republican sponsor of the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, included language in a separate welfare-related bill that would make it so people could…
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SWADE cannabis hosts block party to open fifth dispensary on Cherokee Street  — Greenway Magazine

SWADE cannabis is excited to announce the opening of its fifth dispensary, July 30th in the Cherokee neighborhood of St. Louis City.   “We are pleased to be expanding our footprint in the city of St. Louis, says Tom Muzzey, CEO of  BeLeaf Medical, “Cherokee Street is a center of commerce, culture and creativity in St. Louis, with  galleries and antiques, music and good eats, and the best festivals and events…
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More states are poised to embrace legal marijuana sales by 2025 — but not Iowa

Show Caption Hide Caption South Dakota medical marijuana: Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe makes first sale Jonathan Schrader, Sr., Santee Sioux Tribe trustee, makes the first purchase of marijuana in Flandreau on July 1, 2021. Sioux Falls Argus Leader Second in an occasional series. Minnesota is among eight states with a “strong likelihood” of legalizing recreational marijuana by 2025. Nebraska and Kansas are among 10 others that are considered emerging markets…
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Clinton PZC to Put Marijuana Zoning to Public | Zip06.com

Local News Clinton PZC to Put marijuana Zoning to Public By Eric O’Connell/Zip06.com • 07/27/2021 03:10 p.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. Now that the State Legislature voted to legalize adult recreational cannabis use Clinton’s Planning & Zoning commission (PZC) will hold a public hearing on Monday, Sept. 13…
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Marijuana Dispensary Opens in West Tisbury

The Vineyard’s first cannabis dispensary quietly began doing business over the weekend, while a second is planning to launch in early August. Crosby Nest and Bethany Eyrick are part of a small team of employees at the new shop. — Ray Ewing Open since Friday at 510 State Road in West Tisbury, Fine Fettle dispensary is presently serving medical marijuana patients by appointment, while awaiting state approval to sell cannabis…