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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Health experts push for limits on marijuana legalization in Maryland

Maryland lawmakers are exploring the possibility of legalizing the recreational use of Marijuana. But during a meeting Wednesday of the House of Delegates’ Cannabis Legalization Workgroup, some health experts warned against moving forward without both strong regulations and a public health campaign. The majority of states have legalized some form of Marijuana use, whether only allowing medical use or allowing adults to use it recreationally. Maryland’s medical Marijuana program launched…
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Medical marijuana dispensary completes expansion to Danbury

Staff Reports Oct. 13, 2021 12 1of12 The Botanist, the new medical Marijuana Dispensary, on Mill Plain Road, held an opening ceremony on Wednesday morning. October 13, 2021, in Danbury, Conn. H John Voorhees III / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 2of12 Carl Tirella, Acreage Holdings’s general manager in Connecticut, during the opening ceremony for The Botanist, the new medical Marijuana Dispensary, on Mill Plain Road. The Botanist is owned…
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Old Saybrook Presses Pause on Marijuana Retail | Zip06.com

Local News Old Saybrook Presses Pause on Marijuana Retail By Eric O’Connell/Zip06.com • 10/12/2021 01:29 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. The Old Saybrook Zoning Commission (ZC) unanimously passed a moratorium on Marijuana regulations at a meeting held Oct. 4. The moratorium gives the commission more time to study…
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A better way to legalize marijuana

As Marijuana legalization has grown into a political triumph, a standard model has emerged for how it should be done: “Regulate Marijuana like alcohol” is the slogan that has dominated legalization campaigns since Colorado became one of the first two states to legalize pot. This is commercialized legalization. For-profit companies grow, cultivate, and sell Marijuana. Some companies are expanding across state and national lines and doing more advertising. Soon enough,…
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Town Cannabis Task Force pulls Princeton Shopping Center as potential dispensary zone

In Thursday’s Cannabis Task Force (CTF) Economic & Community Impact subgroup meeting, the Princeton Shopping Center was pulled from consideration as a potential Dispensary zone because the owner was not interested in leasing to a Dispensary. There are still six zones up for consideration, consisting of Witherspoon North, Dinky Station, and the Central Business District. ADVERTISEMENT “If there are ever new owners, we can reconsider the shopping center,” said CTF…
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Medical marijuana grower widens operation to north Louisiana

Oct. 10, 2021Updated: Oct. 10, 2021 1:55 p.m. MONROE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s largest medical Marijuana producer is adding a new growing operation in a Ruston warehouse to ready for the expansion of cannabis products in January. Good Day Farm, the medical Marijuana grower licensed by Louisiana State University, expects to begin moving plants from Baton Rouge into the warehouse this month after the facility gets the green light from…
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After 3 meetings, Whately ZBA OKs 2nd pot dispensary at Sugarloaf Shoppes

WHATELY — After three months of debating the parking capacity of the former Sugarloaf Shoppes, the Zoning Board of Appeals has approved Debilitating Medical Condition Treatment Centers’ (DMCTC) special permit for a retail Marijuana Dispensary at 424 State Road, Unit B. Concerns about parking from ToroVerde, another Dispensary permitted to operate in Unit A, forced the ZBA to table the matter twice in as many months. The focal point of…
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Massive marijuana operation discovered in southern Oregon – New Canaan Advertiser

Massive marijuana operation discovered in southern Oregon  New Canaan Advertiser…
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City Commission Approves 2nd Medical Marijuana Dispensary

139 Shares Trulieve’s Deerfield Beach location. By Bryan Boggiano The Coral Springs city commission approved opening medical Marijuana facility Trulieve on Wednesday. The vote on the medical Marijuana Dispensary came after more than two hours of discussion, including presentations from Trulieve and the city, questions, and concerns from residents and meeting attendees, and comments from commissioners. Residents who spoke out against the new facility, located at 10400 W Atlantic Blvd.…
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Neighbors threaten suit over Glen Ellen pot dispensary

Supervisors unanimously approve Loe Firehouse project on Madrone and Arnold By Jay Gamel A cannabis Dispensary first proposed back in 2017 won unanimous approval from the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 14, despite vocal opposition from neighbors who have threatened to sue over the decision. Loe Firehouse owners John Lobro and Samantha Smith are looking forward to getting the long-delayed project underway, despite having to bring the sidewalk…
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Franklin police have found a massive marijuana farm in the city, court documents say; no charges have been filed

Upward of 10,000 Marijuana plants are reportedly being housed in a secret growing operation in Franklin, according to Milwaukee County Court documents.  In a search warrant affidavit filed by the Franklin Police Department, officers described an at least six-greenhouse operation on farmland off of 116th Street on the city’s south side. Franklin police repeatedly refused to discuss the operation, citing an ongoing investigation, but records show that substances labeled “drugs” …
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Trinidad mayor shares ups, downs of legalized marijuana sales – Las Vegas Optic

Trinidad mayor shares ups, downs of legalized marijuana sales  Las Vegas Optic…