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By in Federal MMJ Law, News Comments Off on Muhlenberg Township Approves First Of Two Medical Marijuana Dispensaries (AZ – Medical Cannabis)

Muhlenberg Township Approves First Of Two Medical Marijuana Dispensaries (AZ – Medical Cannabis)

Berks BIZ (September 25, 2017) A tuxedo shop that was a fixture in Muhlenberg Township for decades will become a medical marijuana dispensary. Township commissioners unanimously approved Harvest Inc.’s plan to retrofit the building at 2701 N. Fifth St. Highway. Jack O’Reilly Tuxedos, which has conducted business at the location for 35 years, is expected to close this week.

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By in Federal MMJ Law, News Comments Off on Trump Extends Cannabis Protections ‘Til December As Plans For Study, States Remain Hazy

Trump Extends Cannabis Protections ‘Til December As Plans For Study, States Remain Hazy

Forbes (September 25, 2017) In his temporary budget-dealing with Democrats, President Trump has agreed to continue a ban on using federal funds to interfere in states’ legal cannabis practices, but as 2018 nears, a government stance is largely still up in the air. Earlier this month, the president and congressional Democratic leaders reached a budget agreement to approve hurricane relief, federal spending, and raising the debt ceiling through the end of the year.

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By in Federal MMJ Law, News Comments Off on Amendment Protecting State MMJ Programs Included In Temporary Spending Bill

Amendment Protecting State MMJ Programs Included In Temporary Spending Bill

Ganjapreneur (September 26, 2017) The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, which protects state-legal medical cannabis programs from federal interference, has been included in a budget agreement which approves funding for hurricane relief, raises the debt ceiling, and approves some federal spending until the end of the year, according to a Forbes report. The protections, however, only last until Dec. 8, 2017.

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By in Federal MMJ Law, News Comments Off on Why Is Weed Getting More Potent?

Why Is Weed Getting More Potent?

Gizmodo (September 25, 2017) The feds began monitoring the potency of the nation’s pot supply in the ‘70s by drawing samples from stashes seized by law enforcement, and boy was it schwag. The percentage of THC—the main psychoactive component in cannabis—averaged from less than 1% in 1975 to just under 3% a decade later, according to the data.

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By in California MMJ Law, News Comments Off on LDS Aims To Start California Production In October – CFN Media (CA – Cannabis Industry)

LDS Aims To Start California Production In October – CFN Media (CA – Cannabis Industry)

Market Wired (September 26, 2017) CFN Media Group, the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an article covering Lifestyle Delivery Systems Inc. The company plans to begin production operations in October in the city of Adelanto, California after an extended and thorough permitting process.

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By in California MMJ Law, News Comments Off on La Mesa Council To Discuss Medical Marijuana (CA – Medical Cannabis)

La Mesa Council To Discuss Medical Marijuana (CA – Medical Cannabis)

The San Diego Union Tribune (September 25, 2017) Since the passage last November of a measure that opened the door for medical marijuana dispensaries to operate in La Mesa, some residents have become increasingly anxious about their presence. No dispensaries have received a permit to operate, but the city acknowledges that shops selling cannabis products are now conducting business illegally within its boundaries. And the community has been calling for them to be shut down, Mayor Mark Arapostathis said.

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By in California MMJ Law, News Comments Off on City Stirs The Pot On Marijuana (CA – Cannabis Industry)

City Stirs The Pot On Marijuana (CA – Cannabis Industry)

The Madera Tribune (September 25, 2017) Madera Police Lt. Gino Chiaramonte reported on recent visits with several Colorado cities who ban and allow marijuana during the Madera City Council’s final workshop on cannabis in California cities. City Councilman Will Oliver asked for public feedback online.

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By in California MMJ Law, News Comments Off on California Cannabis Retail Market Revealed: Big Data Tells All (CA – Cannabis Market)

California Cannabis Retail Market Revealed: Big Data Tells All (CA – Cannabis Market)

Forbes (September 26, 2017) For 20 years, California has been allowing the legal sale of medical marijuana in an unregulated environment and that will change in January 2018. State and local officials are now facing the challenge of bringing in line all of the players that have operated without any rules or consequences of breaking those rules. So far this year, prices for marijuana in the state have been steadily climbing, which is great for growers – not so much for customers.

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By in California MMJ Law, News Comments Off on L.A. Approves Marijuana Rules For Recreational Dispensaries (CA – Recreational Dispensaries)

L.A. Approves Marijuana Rules For Recreational Dispensaries (CA – Recreational Dispensaries)

Newsweek (September 26, 2017) Los Angeles may become one of America’s hottest marijuana markets soon, after city lawmakers approved new rules on Monday to regulate and legitimize the cannabis industry ahead of January’s full legalization of recreational use in the state of California.

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By in California MMJ Law, News Comments Off on The Situation With Marijuana in San Diego: the Definitive FAQ

The Situation With Marijuana in San Diego: the Definitive FAQ

Monday, the city of San Diego is set to debate the last remaining question before the City Council about marijuana: Where should businesses that manufacture, cultivate, distribute and test it be allowed? Or should they be allowed at all? Many people have no idea what’s going on or the profound changes in law, culture and economics that are about to hit San Diego.

 

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