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Cannabis Innovation: The Rise of THC Beverages in Minnesota

Cannabis Innovation: The Rise of THC Beverages in Minnesota

By Phil Greenwood / July 10, 2024 /

Minnesota’s market for THC beverages has rapidly grown into a nearly $200 million industry in just two years. This boom began with a seemingly innocuous law permitting low-potency, hemp-derived beverages,…

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Minnesota’s First Year of Hemp Sales Brings in Nearly $10M

Minnesota’s First Year of Hemp Sales Brings in Nearly $10M

By Phil Greenwood / July 8, 2024 /

Minnesota’s Hemp Industry: A $130 Million Business in Its First Year of Tax Collections Nearly a year into collecting taxes from Minnesota’s burgeoning hemp industry, new data reveals that the…

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Minnesota AG Moves to Dismiss Lawsuit on Homegrown Cannabis Sales

Minnesota AG Moves to Dismiss Lawsuit on Homegrown Cannabis Sales

By Lisa Fairbanks / July 5, 2024 /

Minnesota’s attorney general has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four cannabis homegrowers who claim that the state constitution allows them to sell their crops without a…

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Minnesota Tribe Launches Cannabis Dispensary Near Treasure Island Casino

By Jules Puffings / June 27, 2024 /

New Cannabis Dispensary Near Twin Cities The Prairie Island Indian Community has opened Island Peži, an adult-use retail cannabis dispensary, near Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Red Wing, about…

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Highlights and Implications of Minnesota’s Newly Passed Cannabis Bill

By Bayley Greenleaf / May 23, 2024 /

On the final day of the 2024 legislative session, Minnesota lawmakers approved a comprehensive bill amending the state’s year-old law legalizing recreational marijuana. Supported by the state Office of Cannabis…

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Minnesota Erases Cannabis Convictions: A Look at the Impact of the 2023 Law

By Phil Greenwood / May 14, 2024 /

In a groundbreaking move, Minnesota has expunged over 58,000 misdemeanor marijuana convictions from its criminal records database. This significant development follows the legalization of recreational marijuana and marks a pivotal…

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Empowering Tribal Nations: Negotiations Reshape Minnesota’s Cannabis Market

By Phil Greenwood / May 8, 2024 /

Negotiations are underway in Minnesota, marking a significant step toward determining cannabis licensing for the state’s tribal nations. These discussions hold the potential to not only enable tribes to operate…

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Understanding the Rules: Legal Cannabis Etiquette in Minnesota

By Phil Greenwood / April 23, 2024 /

For the past year, Jen Randolph Reise has been at the forefront of helping businesses navigate the complexities of legal cannabis across Minnesota. As the Head of Business and Cannabis…

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Minnesota House Votes on Cannabis Social Equity and Licensing Reform

By Bayley Greenleaf / April 22, 2024 /

Minnesota House Approves Changes to Cannabis Law Amidst Ongoing Debate By Peter Callaghan, MinnPost The Minnesota House of Representatives recently made a significant stride in the realm of cannabis legislation,…

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Breaking Ground: 40 Tons Introduces Direct-to-Consumer THC Edible in Minnesota

By Gene Mcklnley / April 17, 2024 /

In a move signaling a significant leap forward in social equity initiatives within the cannabis industry, 40 Tons, renowned for its advocacy for individuals with cannabis-related convictions, has teamed up…

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