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Nevada Rejects 60% of Cannabis Social Equity Lounge Applicants

Nevada Rejects 60% of Cannabis Social Equity Lounge Applicants

By Mary Marty / July 5, 2024 /

Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board Disqualifies Six Social Equity Consumption Lounge Applicants The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) has disqualified six out of ten applicants for social equity consumption lounge licenses,…

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NCAA Votes to Remove Cannabis from Banned Substances List

By Mary Marty / June 26, 2024 /

LONDON – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has voted to remove marijuana from its banned substances list for Division I players, effective immediately. Historic Decision: Cannabis No Longer Banned…

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Cannabis Awards Music Festival

By awesurance / June 25, 2024 / Comments Off on Cannabis Awards Music Festival

The 6th Annual Nevada Cannabis Awards Music Festival celebrates and rewards the Best in Cannabis in Las Vegas! A star-studded ceremony to appreciate everyone in the Cannabis industry, with an…

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Cannabis Business Times Conference

By awesurance / June 25, 2024 / Comments Off on Cannabis Business Times Conference

Cannabis Business Times Conference has opened speaker applications for its 2024 event, to be held Aug. 20-22 at the Paris Las Vegas. Now in its eighth year, Cannabis Business Times…

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Historic Move: Maryland to Pardon 2.5 Million Cannabis Convictions

By Becci Marti / June 24, 2024 /

Major Step in Criminal Justice Reform Maryland has made a significant move in criminal justice reform by announcing mass pardons for individuals convicted of marijuana-related offenses. Governor Wes Moore’s new…

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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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Overwhelming Support: 97% of Public Comments Favor Cannabis Rescheduling

By Gene Mcklnley / June 7, 2024 /

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is currently considering a proposal to reschedule cannabis, and public response has been overwhelmingly positive. Within the first week, the agency received more than 7,000…

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Senators Renew Effort to Secure SBA Loans and Resources for Cannabis Industry

By Mary Marty / June 4, 2024 /

Democratic Senators Push for SBA Access for Cannabis Small Businesses Washington, D.C., June 4, 2024 — A coalition of Democratic senators is urging a key Senate committee to include provisions…

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Cannabis Workers Unionize in Denver, Las Vegas, and Maryland

By Bayley Greenleaf / May 31, 2024 /

Budtenders and shift leads at Ascend Cannabis in Aberdeen, Maryland, have voted to join Teamsters Local 570, marking the state’s first unionized marijuana retail workers. The organizing drive received strong…

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A Decade Later: Is Colorado’s Regulated Cannabis Model Still Leading the Nation?

By Becci Marti / May 31, 2024 /

Ten years ago, Colorado pioneered state-regulated, adult-use marijuana without a clear model, relying on alcohol and tobacco regulations. Today, nearly half of U.S. states have legalized adult-use cannabis, often drawing…

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