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    Canadian Cannabis is 50% More Expensive in the Store Than on the Street

    According to Statistics Canada, one legal gram of Canadian cannabis runs approximately 50 percent higher than illegal marijuana. The data compiled by StatsCannabis, a crowdsourcing application, between the middle of October 2018 and the end of December 2018. The current price for a single gram of legal medical or recreational cannabis was reported as $9.70 […]

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      New Federal Law Proposed to Remove Cannabis From CSA

      A bill was recently introduced to the House of Representatives, H.R.420, by Rep Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) proposes the federal government remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act. It also requests that it gives the responsibility of regulating it to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. “While the bill number may be a bit […]

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        Thailand Starts off the New Year with Legalized Medical Marijuana

        Thailand approved the legalization of marijuana for medical and research purposes. This makes Thailand the first country to legalize medical marijuana in Asia, a region known for its strict drug laws. It is also something of a return to tradition for Thailand – historically, the country used marijuana to help alleviate a wide range of […]

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          Israel Approves Law Allowing Export of Medical Marijuana

          Lawmakers in Israel have approved a new law that will allow Israeli farmers to export cannabis for medical purposes. This move is expected to bring in quite a high revenue for the state. According to the law’s explanatory notes, it conditions growing cannabis intended for medical use on a health ministry license coupled with police […]

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            Cannabis Firm Ordered to Pay $8.8 Million

            Judge Edward Bronfin, a Denver district judge has ordered Sweet Leaf, a Denver, Colorado-based chain to pay $8.8 million judgment for unpaid rent, late fees and interest in breaching four leases in Denver, Colorado. Sweet Leaf lost all 26 of its marijuana cultivation, processing and dispensary licenses in Denver, earlier this year, by allegedly allowing […]

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              Small Michigan City Declines to Ban Marijuana Shops

              Lowell, a small Michigan city with a population of around four thousand, has made a small move toward allowing recreational marijuana stores in its community. In a recent special meeting that took place in late November, the city council said that they would not opt out of adding marijuana businesses to their city. That may […]

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                Banks in Massachusetts Accepting Marijuana Deposits

                BayCoast Bank is the first bank in Massachusetts that is willing to accept deposits from businesses that are in the marijuana industry. It also confirmed that it is working with at least two dispensaries. BayCoast Bank, based out of Swansea, is in the process of taking on four or five medical marijuana facilities and would […]

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                  Industrial Hemp Legalization Passes in Congress

                  American farmers will be able to cultivate industrial hemp now that the unified 2018 Farm Bill was passed by Congress. The cultivation and sale of industrial hemp and its derivatives, including the increasingly lucrative marketplace for cannabidiol (CBD) products is now legal on the federal level. Individuals with felony convictions related to a controlled substance […]

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                    CA Lab is Shut Down After BCC Inspection Finds Falsified Test Results

                    Sequoia Analytical Labs, a laboratory in Sacramento that tested marijuana products, had to give up its business license after a state inspection discovered evidence of corrupt product testing procedures. The report states that the lab’s director had allegedly been falsifying cannabis product test results for around four months. This puts much of the lab’s research […]

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                      Canadian Producer of Cannabis Issues Recall

                      Bonify, a Canadian grower of cannabis, is recalling two types of weed. The pot being recalled is sold in Saskatchewan. The company, based in Winnipeg, Canada says it is recalling its “Cherry Lime” and “Warlock Kush” products. In a statement by the company, it said the chemical and microbial contaminant in these products might not […]

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