Marijuana Travel Is Here And This New Cannabis Hotel Is Leading The Way

By Larry Olmsted As more and more states have legalized recreational marijuana use in recent years, there’s been a lot of “buzz” in the travel industry about the future of cannabis vacations and what shape this would take. But like everything else in the world of travel, the global coronavirus...

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Cannabis Takes The World Stage At The Tokyo Olympics

By A.J. Herrington For the first time in the Olympics 125-year modern history, elite athletes are being open about their use of cannabis products to prepare them for the world’s biggest stage in sports. Leading the charge is Olympic gold medalist and U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team star Megan...

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Schumer proposes federal decriminalization of marijuana

By Erin Doherty Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) unveiled draft legislation on Wednesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. Why it matters: Though the legislation faces steep odds in the 50-50 Senate,...

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Cannabis-Growing Gathers Momentum in Zimbabwe

By Columbus Mavhunga BEATRICE, ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe recently scrapped rules requiring sole state ownership for cannabis farming to encourage investment in the plant for industrial and medicinal uses. Zimbabwe is Africa's largest tobacco producer, but authorities expect hemp export earnings to start...

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Bedminster Township to Resume Consideration of Tabled Cannabis Ordinance

By TAPINTO BEDMINSTER, NJ — After a discussion in June of a police ordinance regulating the use of cannabis in public places, the Township Committee was set to reintroduce Ordinance No. 2021-012 at its Tuesday, July 6 meeting. The ordinance would amend a section covering park and recreation...

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Mexico supreme court strikes down laws that ban use of recreational marijuana

By David Agren  Mexico’s supreme court has struck down laws prohibiting the use of recreational marijuana, moving the country toward cannabis legalisation even as the country’s congress drags its feet on a legalisation bill. In an 8-3 decision on Monday, the court ruled that sections of the country’s...

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Why Using Cannabis to Manage Pain Isn’t Yet Recommended by Pain Doctors

By Chronic Pain In recent years, the number of states that have approved cannabis for both medicinal and recreational use has grown substantially. Yet many doctors are still reluctant to endorse cannabis as a treatment for various ailments — and with good reason. One group, the International...

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Takeaways from Auditable Policies and Cannabis Conversation

By Don Jergler When states declared cannabis operators essential during the pandemic, that kept cannabis dispensary doors open and boosted sales. That was fine and well, but it also had the effect of pushing up the costs of auditable policies – giving some companies an unpleasant surprise. In...

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Redistricting could force some San Diego cannabis dispensaries to close

By DAVID GARRICK SAN DIEGO — Some cannabis dispensaries in San Diego could be forced to close if new City Council district boundaries shake up how many dispensaries are within each district, prompting leaders of the local cannabis industry to lobby for a solution. Each of the city’s...

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