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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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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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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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Fentanyl-Tainted Marijuana Is A Myth That Refuses To Go Away

Last week, a disturbing social media post went viral in the Santa Cruz, California area, a remote, sometimes reclusive beach-and-college town surrounded by rugged hills covered in verdant redwoods about two hours south of downtown San Francisco. There had been yet another fatal drug overdose, one of two that week and hundreds so far in 2021. What made the news was the rumor that in this case, the young man…
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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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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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Local cannabis shops cheer on NC medical marijuana bill, but share one big concern – Charlotte Observer

Local cannabis shops cheer on NC medical marijuana bill, but share one big concern  Charlotte Observer State commission awards six licenses to grow marijuana, manufacture cannabis oil  Moultrie Observer Georgia board picks 6 companies to sell medical marijuana  WJCL News Medical marijuana licenses approved for six companies in Georgia  Atlanta Journal Constitution Georgia takes another step toward in-state medical marijuana sales  CBS46 News Atlanta View Full Coverage on Google News…
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As NC debates medical marijuana, people are getting high on hemp—it’s legal (sort of) | WRAL TechWire

CHAPEL HILL – As North Carolina’s General Assembly debates the legalization of medical marijuana, hemp farmers and retailers have already found a legal alternative: Delta-8 THC. Otherwise known as “Weed’s Little Brother,” Delta-8 THC, or D-8, is the hottest cannabinoid on the market right now, especially in states like North Carolina, where marijuana remains illegal. “We started selling our first Delta-8 brand in November, and it blew up,” said Tanya…
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Schizophrenia linked to marijuana use disorder is on the rise, study finds

In 1995, 2% of schizophrenia diagnoses in the country were associated with cannabis use disorder. In 2000, it increased to around 4%. Since 2010, that figure increased to 8%, the study found. “I think it is highly important to use both our study and other studies to highlight and emphasize that cannabis use is not harmless,” said Carsten Hjorthøj, an associate professor at the Copenhagen Research Center for Mental Health…
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Madison BOS Reviews Draft, Looks to Convene Marijuana Committee | Zip06.com

Local News Madison BOS Reviews Draft, Looks to Convene marijuana Committee By Jesse Williams/Zip06.com • 07/21/2021 08:54 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. The Board of Selectmen (BOS) is planning on approving a charge for an ad hoc marijuana legalization advisory committee at its next meeting after reviewing a…
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It’s Time To Get Over the Prejudice Against Marijuana! – NORML

At NORML we had been as soon as once more reminded this previous week of the pervasive prejudice towards marijuana, and marijuana people who smoke, that continues to be within the basic American tradition. Sure, a majority of American citizens now oppose marijuana prohibition and choose the legalization and legislation of marijuana. However there stay a large number of hindrances and consequences that proceed to disclaim honest and equivalent remedy…