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Connecticut Appoints First Cannabis Ombudsperson to Advocate for Medical Cannabis Patients

By Phil Greenwood / May 30, 2024 /

On Monday, Connecticut made regulatory history by appointing Erin Gorman Kirk as the nation’s first cannabis ombudsperson. In this groundbreaking role, Kirk will serve as the state’s official advocate for…

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Connecticut Implements New Regulations on Intoxicating Hemp Products

By Gene Mcklnley / May 14, 2024 /

Connecticut’s governor, Ned Lamont, has recently taken action to regulate and restrict hemp products in the state. The move comes as part of a broader trend among state governments to…

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Connecticut Welcomes Zen Leaf Dispensary to its Cannabis Market

By Becci Marti / May 6, 2024 /

Verano Holdings, a prominent multi-state cannabis operator, has unveiled its latest venture in Connecticut with the grand opening of Zen Leaf Naugatuck. This marks the company’s third social equity joint…

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Connecticut Cannabis and Hemp Bill Approaches Critical House Vote

By Bayley Greenleaf / April 5, 2024 /

Fresh from approval by the General Law Committee, a substitute for HB5150 titled “An Act Concerning Cannabis and Hemp Regulation” has advanced favorably within the Connecticut General Assembly. Designated as…

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Connecticut Cannabis: A Bump in the Road or a Sign of the Times?

By Mary Marty / March 4, 2024 /

In the ever-evolving landscape of cannabis legalization and market dynamics, Connecticut has been a notable player. However, recent data has shown a surprising trend: a decline in monthly cannabis sales.…

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Germany's Growing Cannabis Market Faces Overproduction

Germany’s Growing Cannabis Market Faces Overproduction

By Mary Marty / July 10, 2024 /

Germany’s Medical Cannabis Market: Navigating Overproduction Challenges Germany has recently made significant strides in its medical cannabis program by removing cannabis from its narcotics list, simplifying access to prescriptions. This…

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By awesurance / June 25, 2024 / Comments Off on NECANN

A cannabis convention focused 100% on the Connecticut Cannabis Industry As Connecticut begins the transition to a legal recreational cannabis state, NECANN will serve as the state’s “must attend” B2B…

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Arizona Governor Signs Bill for MDMA Therapy for PTSD in Public Safety Officials

By Becci Marti / June 21, 2024 /

Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs has signed a bill into law allowing firefighters and peace officers with PTSD to receive workers’ compensation coverage for MDMA therapy, contingent on federal legalization. This…

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Research Shows Cannabis Use May Lower Prostate Cancer Rates

By Becci Marti / June 7, 2024 /

Cannabis Each Day Keeps Prostate Cancer Away Prostate cancer (PC) prevalence was found to be lower in both current and former cannabis users compared to non-users in a recent study.…

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Governor of Maryland Approves Psychedelics Task Force Legislation for Equitable Access Study

By Mary Marty / May 17, 2024 /

The governor of Maryland has signed a pair of bills into law to establish a psychedelics task force that will study legal access to substances like psilocybin and DMT. About…

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