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Ballot to legalize recreational marijuana could be on November’s ballot in Ohio

Ohioans could vote to legalize recreational marijuana later this year. But there are still hoops to jump through to get such a proposal on the Novembe...

Parents are not ready for the new reality of teen cannabis use

The voice mail was waiting on Amy’s phone one morning in February 2019, a missed call from her 18-year-old son the night before. When Amy, a mom from ...

Marijuana moonlighting: Oregon official quits due to pot job

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan announced her resignation Tuesday amid sharp criticism from both Republicans and Democrats for ha...

As legal marijuana use increases, discarded joints pose hazards for dogs

Bondi, an 8-month-old toy poodle, had just returned from a walk when he began stumbling. His head wobbled and soon he could barely stand, so his owner...

N.Y. expanding its crackdown on illegal pot shops after inability under existing laws

State lawmakers are set to expand the government’s ability to shut down an estimated thousands of illegal pot shops in New York. The move by the state...

Cannabis Xpress CEO Chris Jones Keeps it Simple

Utilizing a strategy that puts its road-less-traveled philosophy into literal practice, Toronto-based Cannabis Xpress has placed its current 14 (soon ...

That THC is Too D*** High: Perverted incentives create cannabis testing chaos across most markets.

The cannabis industry, like Major League Baseball during its 30-year steroid era, has a juicing problem. Reports of inflated THC figures on cannabis f...

Oregon Cannabis: Employment Law Issues for Struggling Businesses

by Jesse Moody, Attorney at Harris Bricken We all know the Oregon cannabis industry is struggling. We write often about the causes on a macro level, p...

How Cannabis Got Fat and Sassy With a Little Help From Alaska

By Steven Schain Butters, oils and fats are essential building blocks of cannabis-infused foods and beverages, the fastest growing segment of the lega...

Now that recreational marijuana is legal in Delaware, what can – and can’t – you do?

A man sat in his car at Sixth and Market streets in downtown Wilmington last week, casually puffing on a joint while the smell of marijuana wafted fro...

If Minnesota legalizes weed, will marijuana-related criminal records be cleared?

Minnesota may soon become the 23rd state to legalize recreational marijuana. The state House and Senate both approved the bill last week, and it heads...

Missouri marijuana dispensaries experience ‘dramatic increase’ in out-of-state customers

Recreational marijuana has been legally available in the Show-Me State for almost three months and in Springfield dispensaries, sales remain steady. O...

Needing Younger Workers, Federal Officials Relax Rules on Past Drug Use

Not long ago, urinating in a cup for a drug test was a widely accepted, if annoying, requirement to start a new job. The legalization of marijuana in ...

Minnesota Senate passes marijuana legalization bill, bringing it closer to law than ever before

The Senate bill must be reconciled with House legislation that passed earlier this week.  The Minnesota Senate cast its first vote to legalize recreat...

Secretary of State Shemia Fagan Is Working as Private Consultant to Troubled Cannabis Couple

Fagan took on the work even as her auditors were examining the OLCC’s handling of the cannabis industry. In a remarkable turn of events, Oregon Secret...

Lawmakers reintroduce SAFE Banking Act, a bill the cannabis industry hails as a lifeline

A group of bipartisan lawmakers reintroduced the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act in the House and Senate on Wednesday, after the legisl...

Harlem Businesses Sue to Stop Cannabis Dispensary Planned for 125th Street

The lawsuit suggests more problems may be ahead for New York State’s troubled rollout of the recreational marijuana industry. A prominent Harlem busin...

Brand Market Expansion: What’s Involved Part 2

Part 2: Initial Partnership Engagement and Analysis In Part 1 we discussed the key components of a brand’s preliminary due diligence effort prior to e...

Texas House Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

The Texas House of Representatives on Wednesday gave preliminary approval a bill to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The le...

Dr. Leana Wen is Wrong; We Should Be Celebrating Cannabis Use

Reading Dr. Leana Wen’s Washington Post opinion piece this week, “We should not be celebrating marijuana use,” I could not help but think back to 2015...


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