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October 15, 2021

Virginia: Officials Seal Over 64,000 Misdemeanor Marijuana Distribution Convictions

333,886 simple marijuana possession conviction records were previously sealed after the state enacted a measure in 2020 to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession offenses. The post Virginia: Officials Seal Over 64,000 Misdemeanor Marijuana Distribution Convictions appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Virginia: Officials Seal Over 64,000 […]
October 15, 2021

Cheech and Chong on New Comic Book Chronicles: A Brief History of Weed with Z2 Comics

In a High Times exclusive, Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong announced today Cheech and Chong’s Chronicles: A Brief History of Weed, co-written by the iconic duo, and published by Z2 Comics. It’s their first graphic novel, released just ahead of the duo’s 50th anniversary. Cheech and Chong’s Chronicles: A Brief […]
October 15, 2021

Oregon County Declares State of Emergency Due to Illegal Grows

Local leaders of a county in southern Oregon declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, saying that the illegal production of marijuana in the community is a threat to public safety. In a letter to state leaders, the Jackson County Board of Commissioners said that the proliferation of illicit cannabis […]
October 15, 2021

Canopy Growth to Acquire Wana Brands in $300M Deal

Cannabis industry powerhouse Canopy Growth Corporation announced that it has entered an agreement to acquire Wana Brands, the continent’s largest cannabis edibles brand by market share, in a deal worth nearly $300 million. Under the terms of the agreement, Canopy has secured options to purchase Wana and its related entities […]
October 15, 2021

Riot Fest Brought the Good Vibes and a Love of Cannabis to Chicago

On day-one of Riot Fest, there was paranoia. Before music-lovers, which the Chicago-based festival attracts alone, entered the festival grounds, many were asking, “What about my legally acquired cannabis?!” I overheard that concern more than once, but those fears were soon laid to rest as festival goers bypassed the lovely […]
October 14, 2021

San Francisco Strengthens Cannabis Social Equity Program

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently voted to approve a measure designed to strengthen the city’s cannabis social equity efforts. The legislation, which was proposed by San Francisco Mayor London N. Breed in April, builds on the city’s cannabis social equity program, which was launched in 2018 to lower […]
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