Gene Mcklnley

GOP Committee Approves Bill Banning Most Hemp Products

GOP Committee Approves Bill Banning Most Hemp Products

By Gene Mcklnley / July 12, 2024 /

House Committee Advances Bill Potentially Banning Most Consumable Hemp-Derived Cannabinoid Products A bill advancing through a GOP-controlled House committee could effectively ban most consumable hemp-derived cannabinoid products, such as delta-8…

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Governor Signs PA Budget: 280E Relief, No Cannabis Legalization

Governor Signs PA Budget: 280E Relief, No Cannabis Legalization

By Gene Mcklnley / July 12, 2024 /

Pennsylvania Governor Approves Budget Legislation Without Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro has signed into law a package of budget legislation that notably excludes provisions for legalizing adult-use marijuana,…

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Illinois Hits $1B in Cannabis Sales This Year

Illinois Hits $1B in Cannabis Sales This Year

By Gene Mcklnley / July 12, 2024 /

Illinois Cannabis Sales Hit $1 Billion Milestone, Fueling Economic Growth and Social Equity Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced on Wednesday that the state reached a significant milestone, surpassing $1 billion…

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New Accessibility in Cannabis and Hemp Insurance Compliance

New Accessibility in Cannabis and Hemp Insurance Compliance

By Gene Mcklnley / July 12, 2024 /

The cannabis and hemp industries have seen remarkable growth in recent years, bringing with them a complex web of regulatory requirements. Among the most critical aspects of this regulatory landscape…

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PA Legislators Support Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization

PA Legislators Support Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization

By Gene Mcklnley / July 11, 2024 /

PLBC Advocates for Expungement and Social Equity in Pennsylvania’s Adult Use Cannabis Laws The Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus (PLBC) has announced a comprehensive plan to reform Pennsylvania’s adult-use cannabis laws,…

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Cannabis Cultivation: 7 Major Risks to Your Business

Cannabis Cultivation: 7 Major Risks to Your Business

By Gene Mcklnley / July 11, 2024 /

Cannabis cultivation is a booming industry with tremendous potential for profit. However, like any agricultural venture, it comes with its own set of challenges. Understanding and mitigating cannabis cultivation risks…

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Growing Cannabis Lounges and Increasing Liability Risks

Growing Cannabis Lounges and Increasing Liability Risks

By Gene Mcklnley / July 10, 2024 /

Growing Cannabis Lounges and Increasing Liability Risks As the cannabis industry continues to expand, cannabis lounges are emerging as a popular trend, providing a social environment for enthusiasts to consume…

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Arkansas Groups Submit Signatures for Cannabis, Casino Proposals

Arkansas Groups Submit Signatures for Cannabis, Casino Proposals

By Gene Mcklnley / July 10, 2024 /

Arkansas Activists Submit Signatures for Medical Cannabis Expansion and Casino License Repeal LOS ANGELES — Supporters of measures to expand Arkansas’ medical cannabis program and repeal a casino license have…

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7 Essential Tips to Minimize Hazards in Cannabis Extraction

7 Essential Tips to Minimize Hazards in Cannabis Extraction

By Gene Mcklnley / July 9, 2024 /

7 Essential Tips to Minimize Hazards in Cannabis Extraction Cannabis extraction is a vital process in the production of various cannabis products, but it comes with significant risks. Ensuring safety…

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Bipartisan Bill Aims to Expunge Cannabis Convictions Across the US

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Expunge Cannabis Convictions Nationwide

By Gene Mcklnley / July 9, 2024 /

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Expunge Federal Cannabis Convictions Washington, D.C. — In a landmark move, Louisiana Democratic Rep. Troy A. Carter, Sr., and North Dakota Republican Rep. Kelly Armstrong introduced…

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