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Barcelona cannabis clubs face closure in new legal setback

Barcelona cannabis clubs face closure in new legal setback

By Stephen Burgen Barcelona’s 200 cannabis clubs face closure after the supreme court shut a legal loophole that has seen the city become Spain’s marijuana capital. It is the latest in a series of setbacks for the asociaciónes, as they are popularly known. In 2017, the court overruled a law passed by the Catalan parliament which said “private consumption of cannabis […]

July 27, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Companies to receive medical marijuana production licenses in Georgia announced

Companies to receive medical marijuana production licenses in Georgia announced

By Jonathan Raymond ATLANTA — Georgia’s Access to Medical Cannabis Commission announced on Saturday the six companies that have been chosen to receive licenses for the production of medical marijuana. According to “Notice of Intent to Award” documents posted to the commission’s website, Botanical Sciences LLC and Trulieve GA Inc. were chosen for Class 1 production licenses, while FFD GA Holdings LLC, Theratrue Georgia LLC, Natures […]

July 26, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article
City of Las Cruces Hosts Cannabis Town Hall

City of Las Cruces Hosts Cannabis Town Hall

By MADISON STATEN  With the passage of New Mexico’s Cannabis Regulation Act, the city of Las Cruces is now focused on how best to manage its relationship with the adult-use cannabis industry, hosting an interactive town hall to discuss zoning and other proposed regulatory actions. Las Cruces Assistant City Manager Ikani Taumoepeau explained that New Mexico cities don’t have the same […]

July 23, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article
City Council’s cannabis conversation

City Council’s cannabis conversation

by: Rob Hagan Voters said yes to tax and regulate marijuana businesses in Grand Junction, and the city council’s job is to decide the number, location, and tax rate of those stores. But, few decisions were made at the last city council workshop, and time is running out because the city starts licensing those stores in the first quarter of 2022. Council member […]

July 21, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Senate Democrats Put Legalizing Marijuana on Legislative Agenda

Senate Democrats Put Legalizing Marijuana on Legislative Agenda

By Steven T. Dennis Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Finance Chairman Ron Wyden and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker will release a discussion draft of their marijuana legalization bill at a press conference Wednesday, according to a person familiar with their plans. The bill will be called the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act and is expected to remove marijuana from the federal list […]

July 14, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
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Ministerial committee advances cannabis decriminalization

By GIL HOFFMAN Just over a year after the last government passed two now-defunct draft bills to legalize and decriminalize recreational cannabis, the Ministerial Committee on Legislation voted on Sunday to advance a bill that would decriminalize the possession of up to 50 grams of cannabis or 15 cannabis seeds for individual recreational use.  The law would also change the current fines system […]

July 12, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Short PBS Film Series Highlights Injustice Of Cannabis Prosecution

Short PBS Film Series Highlights Injustice Of Cannabis Prosecution

By Iris Dorbian As more states continue to legalize, the legal cannabis industry is projected to net $80 billion dollars in annual sales by 2030, according to a short film slated to begin airing tonight on PBS. However, there’s a disturbing dichotomy that belies this rosy estimate. Thanks to outdated laws, 40,000 people are currently languishing in prison for non-violent […]

July 9, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Sha’Carri Richardson Won’t Be Competing In The Olympics After Testing Positive For Cannabis

Sha’Carri Richardson Won’t Be Competing In The Olympics After Testing Positive For Cannabis

By Nicole Fallert Disqualified sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson was left off the USA Track and Field Olympic roster that was released Tuesday, eliminating her from the competition. The move comes after Richardson tested positive on June 19 for THC, the psychoactive substance in cannabis, which she said she used after hearing that her mother had died. To read more:

July 7, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Business is starting to trump morality in Africa’s cannabis industry

Business is starting to trump morality in Africa’s cannabis industry

By Stephen Kafeero The prospect of legalized cannabis in Africa, unimaginable less than a decade ago, is accelerating, driven by the potential for much-needed revenue and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Generations of Africans have faced the wrath of colonial era and morality laws surrounding cannabis use, with many involved in cultivating and selling the plant jailed, forced to operate underground, or had their […]

July 2, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Franklin’s Stash House brings culture and hustle to Missouri’s cannabis market

Franklin’s Stash House brings culture and hustle to Missouri’s cannabis market

By Brandon Dunn Franklin’s Stash House announced this week a new partnership with Greenlight Dispensaries to offer Franklin’s products at select locations across the state. For those from the Kansas City area, Franklin’s is a recognizable name with a loyal following that has grown rapidly since its inception. Launched in 2020, Franklin’s Stash House blends cannabis and culture seamlessly. High-quality products featuring […]

June 30, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing