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Florida Lawmakers Pushing For Cannabis Law Changes And Reform

One pair of Florida lawmakers is aiming to improve the state’s existing medical marijuana law, while another legislative duo is out to change the state’s relationship with pot altogether.  Taken together, 2021 could be a year of cannabis reform in the Sunshine State. A proposal from state Senator Tina Polsky and state Representative Nicholas Duran, …

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Netherlands To Supply Medical Cannabis Until July Despite Brexit Ban

The mother of a nine-year-old boy with a severe and rare form of epilepsy who was told Brexit would end the supply of a life-changing cannabis medicine that saved her son’s life has been given a six-month reprieve. Hannah Deacon said she was hugely grateful after being given the lifeline by the Dutch government, which …

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If You’re A Cannabis Patient In Utah, Here’s Why You Can No Longer Cross Borders For Marijuana

A recent survey showed nearly 60% of patients still consider buying cannabis from black market and out-of-state sources. Last year, Chelsie Warren quit her job as a bus driver so she’d be free to sign up as one of Utah’s first cannabis patient cardholders and qualify for the plant-based treatment that soothes her chronic back …

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Multiple Non-Violent Cannabis Offenders Pardoned on Trump’s Last Day

CANNABIS CULTURE – Former President Donald Trump’s list of last-day pardons included 12 people imprisoned for non-violent cannabis offenses, some of who were under life-without-parole sentences.  Last Prisoner Project Executive Director and General Counsel, Sarah Gersten said in a press release that the act was, “…further evidence of the overwhelming bipartisan support for broad-based cannabis …

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One Man’s Journey From Injustice to Advocacy

CANNABIS CULTURE – “You build perseverance, and no one can take that away from you. They can take your money, take your bank account, they can change legislation, but they can’t take away your perseverance. They cannot take away your will,” Earl Carruthers says of his journey from injustice to advocacy. See, Earl wasn’t always …

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New Zealand Suspends Helicopter Searches for Cannabis Crops

CANNABIS CULTURE – A spokesperson for the New Zealand police was quoted to say, “with the increased harm in many communities arising from other drugs, particularly methamphetamine, a one-size-fits-all annual aerial national cannabis operation no longer represents the most appropriate deployment of police resources.” Light propeller aircraft and helicopters have taken to the skies yearly …

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California Agencies Win Discovery Stay in Hemp Destruction Dispute

Back in April 2020, Apothio sued the County of Kern and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, alleging that in October 2019, state and county law enforcement agents entered its farm fields and ordered the destruction of 500 acres of hemp crops worth approximately $1 billion. Apothio claims the agencies’ search warrant was defective …

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New Study Shows Cannabis Reduces Inflammatory ‘Storms’ Caused By COVID-19

A promising new study out of Canada offers data that some cannabis strains help reduce a specific type of inflammatory distress—called a “cytokine storm”—that proceeds severe cases of acute respiratory distress due to COVID-19. In a study conducted by researchers at Pathway Research Inc., the University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge, scientists used …

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Massachusetts Dispensaries Sue Over Home Delivery Rules

Massachusetts cannabis dispensaries are currently suing the state over the new, contentious, delivery regulations.  Specifically, the dispensaries involved in the suit have a problem with the fact that only certain disenfranchised business owners will be able to deliver cannabis for the first three years, in order to try and make the industry more equitable.  The …

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