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    Oklahoma’s Inclusivity May Leave its Medical Marijuana Market in Bad Shape

    It looks like there won’t be enough medical marijuana patients to support all of Oklahoma’s cannapreneurs. The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority has recently announced that they have only received 7,330 applications for patients and 600 applications for a dispensary license. Assuming all of the medical marijuana applicants will be approved, that means there could be […]

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      Utah’s Proposition 2 May Undergo Some Significant Changes

      Utah’s Proposition 2, which aims to legalize medicinal uses of marijuana, is a subject of extreme controversy. While some citizens believe that the legalization of medical marijuana will greatly benefit the state, others see it as damaging and undesirable. But recently, both sides have been moving toward an agreement regarding what a medical marijuana policy […]

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        Washington State Rushed Into the Launch for New Marijuana Tracking System

        An independent report found that MJ Freeway and the state were forced to rush the release of a seed-to-sale marijuana traceability system despite technical issues and problems. These problems ended up losing marijuana businesses tens of thousands of dollars in sales. Leading tech and research consultants performing the tests stated that the system crashed frequently; […]

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          Feds are urged to Approve Marijuana for Research

          In a letter written on Oct. 1, fifteen lawmakers urged the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Agency to allow federal approval for more marijuana cultivators to grow cannabis for research reasons. The request was made after the DEA granted approval to researchers at the University of San Diego to import cannabis from Tilray, […]

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            What’s Worse for Teens’ Brains: Weed or Alcohol?

            With the legalization of marijuana taking the world by storm, researchers’ interest in its effects has peaked. In a recent study, scientists examined 4,000 teenagers in Canada and their substance use. What they found suggests that the substance affects teenagers’ cognitive abilities and has greater long-term consequences on their working memory than alcohol. The study, […]

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              California’s New Cannabis Bills

              California Governor Jerry Brown signed three progressive cannabis bills last week. The first was the Cannabis Equity Act, which addressed the disproportionate harm that the war on drugs caused minorities. It states that many people of color in lower-income areas were inordinately criminalized for nonviolent cannabis offenses, leaving many of their lives in shambles. In […]

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                Forms of CBD Taken off Schedule 1: DEA and FDA Approve

                After a great deal of prodding, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has agreed to remove some cannabidiol (CBD) from its previous Schedule 1 classification, the most severe drug class there is. This is great news for the creators and potential users of the new epilepsy drug Epidiolex, which will be the first nonsynthetic […]

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                  Cannabis Industry Business Participants Now Have Insurance Benefits

                  The unanticipated success of medical hemp sales in twenty-eight states of the US has given rise to a huge number of businesses growing, harvesting, transporting, distributing, and selling cannabis products. Having a such a colossal response gives rise to mammoth logistical problems, giving rise to a need for property and liability insurance in order to […]

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                    Makers of Cannabis-Infused Products in California are Struggling with Testing and Labeling

                    Producers of cannabis-infused products in California are struggling to weather the hardships of the changing testing and labeling requirements, and it’s something those in the cannabis industry’s of other states should be watching closely. Different states are starting to change regulations involving lab testing, similar to how California did, and marijuana businesses would do well […]

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                      LAX to Allow Passengers to Possess Marijuana

                      Los Angeles International Airport has announced an updated marijuana policy. Because marijuana is now legal in California, they updated their policy so that passengers are now allowed to be in possession of marijuana and marijuana-infused products in the airport. Despite this coming as a shock to most, this policy has been on their website since […]

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