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Why Are State Attorneys General Peddling The “Marijuana-Tainted Halloween Candy” Fake News?

On the Tuesday before the Halloween weekend, New York Attorney General Letitia James issued a troubling consumer alert aimed directly at her state’s parents. New York legalized adult-use cannabis back in March, but there’s still no regulated commercial market. At least part of this void, as James warned, is being filled by cannabis products “deceptively designed to look like standard snack foods and candy.” This is an old phenomenon. Whether…
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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Shooting At Marijuana Dispensary In Valinda

VALINDA (CBSLA) — Authorities say two men were shot, one fatally, at a Marijuana Dispensary in the Valinda area. The shooting unfolded after 10 p.m. Saturday in the 15800 block of Amar Road. There, deputies arrived and located two men with gunshot wounds. One was pronounced dead at the scene. READ MORE: Late pick-six propels Patriots past Chargers, 27-24 He was 25 years old. A second victim, age 31, was…
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One Fresno cannabis dispensary overcomes license rejection

The now-closed Bank of America office in Fresno’s Tower District is seen in this file photo. It will become a Dispensary with council action this week. published on October 29, 2021 – 4:39 PMWritten by Frank Lopez The Fresno City Council voted on the appeals of applicants for five rejected cannabis licenses at a special meeting on Wednesday. The city council denied three cannabis licenses and declined to vote on…
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Five new medical marijuana dispensaries picked to open across RI – WPRI.com

Five new medical marijuana dispensaries picked to open across RI  WPRI.com Rhode Island issues five new medical marijuana dispensary licenses  Marijuana Business Daily Five more chosen to operate marijuana dispensaries in RI  The Providence Journal Rhode Island holds lottery to select 5 medical marijuana dispensaries  WJAR State picks 5 medical marijuana dispensaries for licenses  Associated Press…
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Local Roots Opens Dispensary in Marlborough Thursday – Framingham SOURCE – framinghamsource.com

Local Roots Opens Dispensary in Marlborough Thursday – Framingham SOURCE  framinghamsource.com…
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Japan Stays Tough on Cannabis as Other Nations Loosen Up

In June, the panel’s final report tried to split the difference. On one hand, it recommended regulating cannabis’s chemical compounds, instead of its leaves and buds, as is currently the case. In theory, the change would ease imports of products containing only trace amounts of THC, the primary molecule responsible for Marijuana’s intoxicating properties. The report also recommended allowing trials of cannabis-derived pharmaceuticals, such as Epidiolex, an anti-seizure medication made…
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New York Cannabis Board Calls Free Marijuana Samples Illegal | WSKG

ROCHESTER, NY (WXXI) – The head of the state’s Cannabis Control Board has declared businesses giving away Marijuana as a promotion with the purchase of an overpriced T-shirt, lighter or other item are breaking the law. Budtenders at The Green Cross cannabis Dispensary help customers in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Tremaine Wright, the former state Assembly member who chairs the regulatory body for New York’s…
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New business: Medical marijuana dispensary, Sunnyside, opens Tuesday

The Dispensary, at 302 N. Monroe St., is hosting a grand opening Sunnyside, a new medical Marijuana Dispensary, is opening in Tallahassee Tuesday morning.  The Dispensary, at 302 N. Monroe St., is hosting a grand opening at 10 a.m. that will feature a ribbon-cutting.  The 1,500-square-foot store will offer products from the Chicago-based medical Marijuana company Cresco Labs’ One Plant brand, which includes vapes, lotions and balms.  This marks the…
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Interim committee will consider bill to legalize marijuana for ages 21 and up – The Capital Journal

Interim committee will consider bill to legalize marijuana for ages 21 and up  The Capital Journal…
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Rhode Island schedules medical marijuana dispensary lottery

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A lottery to select the operators of five new medical Marijuana dispensaries in Rhode Island has been scheduled for Friday, state officials said. To ensure a fair process, the lottery scheduled for Oct. 29 will be public and livestreamed, using numbered balls from the state Lottery, and picked by a blindfolded former FBI agent from a transparent tumbler borrowed from Twin River Casino, according to the Department…
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3 Marijuana Stocks That Could Make You Richer | The Motley Fool

Even though Marijuana stocks are trading below their February highs now, they still have tremendous potential. There isn’t much movement around federal legalization now, but state legalization will not slow down. As a result, the cannabis market will keep booming, thus taking pot stocks to greater highs. Two pure-play cannabis companies, Jushi Holdings (OTC:JUSHF) and Cresco Labs (OTC:CRLBF), and another pot-related company, GrowGeneration (NASDAQ:GRWG), are climbing the list of top…
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Can NY employers test for marijuana use? State issues new guidance

Show Caption Hide Caption Equity expected as legal Marijuana comes to New York State The founder of a Cannabis lifestyle brand is advocating for people of color to benefit from the business of Marijuana sales in New York State. Seth Harrison, Seth Harrison/lohud New York employers are not allowed to drug test their employees for cannabis except under limited circumstances, based on new guidance this month from the state Department…