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Advocate Warns: Alabama’s Medical Cannabis Rollout Stalled

Advocate Warns: Alabama’s Medical Cannabis Rollout Stalled

By Lisa Fairbanks / July 12, 2024 /

Urgency Intensifies for Medical Cannabis Availability Amid Legal Stalemate in Alabama A chief advocate for medical cannabis stressed a sense of urgency Thursday during a meeting of the Alabama Medical…

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Retail Cannabis Lottery Winners Keep Their Licenses

Retail Cannabis Lottery Winners Keep Their Licenses

By Becci Marti / July 12, 2024 /

Cannabis Dispensary Licensee Faces Deadline to Secure Store Location in Illinois In Illinois, just one winner of a cannabis dispensary license faces the risk of losing it tomorrow when the…

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Truck Driver Gets Probation in Cannabis Trafficking Case

Truck Driver Gets Probation in Cannabis Trafficking Case

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 12, 2024 /

California Man Sentenced to Probation After Trafficking 360 Pounds of Cannabis in Oklahoma A 56-year-old man from Stockton, California, has been sentenced to seven years of probation following his arrest…

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Florida Sanctions 2 Hemp Firms Over Child-Attractive Products

Florida Sanctions 2 Hemp Firms Over Child-Attractive Products

By Mary Marty / July 12, 2024 /

Florida Department of Agriculture Takes “Historic” Action Against Hemp Companies for Products Appealing to Children Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced significant penalties against two hemp companies on…

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$11M from Missouri's Cannabis Program Allocated to Agencies

$11M from Missouri’s Cannabis Program Allocated to Agencies

By Mary Marty / July 12, 2024 /

Missouri Transfers Nearly $11 Million from Adult Use Cannabis Program to State Agencies This week, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) transferred nearly $11 million in funds…

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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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Farm Bill Threatens Hemp Industry: Committee Approval

Farm Bill Threatens Hemp Industry: Committee Approval

By Becci Marti / July 12, 2024 /

Senate Approves Agriculture-FDA Spending Bill: Future of US Hemp Industry at Risk The US Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved the Agriculture-FDA spending bill this week, a decision that places the…

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Governor Reports Illinois Cannabis Sales Hit $1 Billion in 2024

Governor Reports Illinois Cannabis Sales Hit $1 Billion in 2024

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 11, 2024 /

Illinois Cannabis Sales Surpass $1 Billion in 2024 Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced that the state’s marijuana sales have surpassed $1 billion in 2024, breaking previous records and achieving this…

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Trulieve Invests $1M in Florida's Push for Recreational Cannabis

Trulieve Invests $1M in Florida’s Push for Recreational Cannabis

By Becci Marti / July 11, 2024 /

Trulieve Contributes $1 Million to Florida Recreational Cannabis Campaign Trulieve, a prominent medical cannabis company, has added $1 million to a campaign aiming to legalize recreational cannabis in Florida via…

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Why 7/10 Matters: The Celebration of Cannabis Concentrates

Why 7/10 Matters: The Celebration of Cannabis Concentrates

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 10, 2024 /

In the ever-evolving world of cannabis culture, certain dates hold significant importance for enthusiasts and advocates alike. While 4/20 has long been synonymous with cannabis celebration, another date is rapidly…

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