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.
Posted in Weed

Top Mexican Senator Lays Out Next Steps For National Marijuana Legalization

A top Mexican senator says the stage is set for lawmakers to actually pass a Marijuana legalization bill during the new session after multiple attempts in recent years fell short of getting over the finish line. It’s been about three years since the Mexican Supreme Court first declared that the country’s prohibition on the personal possession and cultivation of cannabis was unconstitutional. Lawmakers were then obligated to enact the policy…
Posted in Weed

Deal makes Florida company nation’s largest marijuana retailer

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Trulieve, the state’s largest medical Marijuana operator, is now the nation’s biggest cannabis retailer, after closing on a $2.1 billion deal to acquire former competitor Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. The transaction marks a major development in Florida, where Harvest held one of 22 licenses to cultivate, process and sell medical Marijuana to a growing patient population, and in the nation’s rapidly expanding pot industry. Trulieve CEO…
Posted in Dispensaries

2nd Medical Marijuana Dispensary May Roll in to Coral Springs

By Bryan Boggiano A budding industry is proposing its second location in Coral Springs. The city commission will vote Wednesday on whether Trulieve, Inc. can open a medical Marijuana Dispensary with conditional use approval.  The new location would be at 10400 W. Atlantic Boulevard in Cypress Wood Plaza, located in the northeastern building, according to city documents. The city land development code requires a conditional use approval for medical cannabis…
Posted in Weed

House committee advances bill to legalize marijuana – Roll Call

The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill Thursday to decriminalize and deschedule Marijuana, finishing a two-day markup in which the panel also approved a series of bipartisan measures designed to lower drug prices.  Republicans Matt Gaetz of Florida and Tom McClintock of California joined Democrats to advance the Marijuana bill by a vote of 26-15. The measure, sponsored by Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., passed the chamber last year but…
Posted in Dispensaries

First marijuana dispensary opens in Whitmore Lake two years after voters rejected ban

WHITMORE LAKE, MI — A Marijuana retail industry is taking root in Whitmore Lake two years after voters here rejected a proposal to ban dispensaries. Planted Provisioning, located at 9545 Main Street, had a soft launch on Monday with a grand opening planned for Oct. 1. The Dispensary is the first in Whitmore Lake, an unincorporated community that lies partially in Northfield Township north of Ann Arbor. Northfield Township was…
Posted in Weed

Federal Marijuana Legalization Vote Expected In House Committee On Thursday

A key House committee plans to vote on a bill to federally legalize Marijuana on Thursday. The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act will be taken up by the House Judiciary Committee, which is chaired by the legislation’s sponsor, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY). Members were scheduled to debate and vote on the measure on Wednesday, but consideration of unrelated business ran long and the cannabis legislative action was pushed…
Posted in Dispensaries

Jushi to Buy Nevada Apothecarium Dispensary

Jushi Holdings Inc. Expands and Strengthens its Presence in Nevada Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire an Operating Dispensary in Las Vegas, Nevada Jushi to Expand Permitted Licensed Retail Footprint to 36 Locations Nationwide1; Establishes a Fourth Vertically Integrated State-Level Operation BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jushi Holdings Inc. (“Jushi” or the “Company”) (CSE: JUSH) (OTCQX: JUSHF), a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator, announced that it has…
Posted in Dispensaries

Cannabis use guidance from dispensary workers often lack clinician input, safety warnings

September 28, 2021 3 min read Save Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Bradley and Lapham report receiving grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for work outside the study. Matson reports no relevant financial disclosures. Merlin reports receiving grants from Cambia Health Foundation for work outside the study. Please see the study for all other authors’ relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted…
Posted in Weed

Wheatley, Frankel introduce bill to legalize adult-use recreational marijuana – Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus

Wheatley, Frankel introduce bill to legalize adult-use recreational marijuana  Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus Pennsylvania lawmakers consider bill to legalize recreational marijuana  WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa. Pennsylvania Lawmakers Unveil Marijuana Legalization Bill With Focus On Social Equity  Marijuana Moment PA state reps introduce bill to legalize recreational marijuana  PAHomePage.com Your Smartphone Can Tell If You’re High On Marijuana, Study Finds  Forbes View Full Coverage on Google News…
Posted in Weed

State to hold first meeting of medical marijuana workgroup, aiming to streamline regulation

The mission of a new medical marijuana workgroup is to help the state’s growing medical cannabis market keep growing. The group was created recently by Maine’s Office of Marijuana Policy in Augusta. It’s expected to advise on regulatory issues and best practices in patient access and education, and also to contribute to improvements in Maine’s medical cannabis program. The group is scheduled to meet for its first virtual meeting Tuesday,…
Posted in Dispensaries

Bellevue could get medical marijuana dispensary

We attempted to send a notification to your email address but we were unable to verify that you provided a valid email address. Please click here to update your email address if you wish to receive notifications. Otherwise, you may click here to disable notifications and hide this message.…
Posted in Dispensaries

N’Bliss opens its fourth dispensary location in House Springs — Greenway Magazine

N’Bliss opens its fourth Dispensary location in House Springs – 3 Walters Place. Bradford Goette, CEO and Managing Partner says, “It’s been a long, exciting road to get here. Having been the first two licensed dispensaries in the state to be commenced and then making the first patient sale of Medical Marijuana nearly a year ago, it’s exciting to see this fourth location a reality and further serve the patients…