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September 15, 2021

Weldon Project Pens Letter Calling for Release Of Cannabis Prisoners

A recent letter from the advocacy group The Weldon Project was also signed by more than 150 artists, athletes, producers, lawmakers, policy experts, reform advocates and leaders in business, law enforcement and academia. The letter urges the president to use his authority “to grant  a  full, complete, and unconditional  pardon […]
September 15, 2021

Arizona Dispensary Trading Pre-rolls for Bras to Fight Breast Cancer

A Phoenix-area cannabis dispensary chain is giving away free pre-rolled joints to customers who donate a bra in a campaign to support breast cancer awareness while supporting an Arizona nonprofit group. A collaboration between Mint Cannabis and Check for a Lump, the Buds ‘n’ Bras campaign aims to highlight the […]
September 15, 2021

New Mexico Cannabis License Raises Eyebrows

A lucrative cannabis producer license that was issued by the New Mexico Department of Health with little notice only days before the agency lost its regulatory authority is raising eyebrows. Some of the state’s marijuana industry insiders are calling for an investigation into the affair amid allegations of favoritism. The […]
September 15, 2021

South Dakota Takes Step Toward Approving Medical Marijuana Rules

The legislative panel responsible for approving the rules that will govern South Dakota’s new medical marijuana law has approved a number of proposed regulations and sent other proposals back for review, in what was a crucial administrative step toward implementing the new statewide program. The Legislature’s Rules Review Committee on […]
September 14, 2021

Nebraska Moves Toward Two Medical Marijuana Proposals on 2022 Ballot

An advocacy group took a crucial procedural step on Wednesday toward eventually getting a pair of medical marijuana proposals before Nebraska voters on next year’s ballot. The group Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana said that it has “recently filed drafts of the measures with the Nebraska Secretary of State and expects […]
September 14, 2021

Cannabis-Related Arrests in Virginia Decrease By 90 Percent After Legalization

Virginia cannabis law went into effect on July 1, 2021, and in a little over two months since that starting date, the county of Richmond has experienced a shocking decrease in cannabis-related arrests.  The new law legalizes cannabis possession up to one ounce, as well as cultivation of up to […]
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