Arizona Dispensaries Could Start Recreational Marijuana Sales by March
ktar - Arizonans can expect to see dispensaries begin to sell recreational marijuana as early as March, after the drug was legalized by voters in November.
Technically, the law went into effect the minute Gov. Doug Ducey certified the election results.
Cannabis 'Pardon Bins' Helping Montco Residents Get Fresh Start
patch - Two local nonprofit organizations are aiming to help residents with prior cannabis-related charges get a fresh start.
On Wednesday, the groups "planted" a reclaimed newspaper box, which they're calling a Cannabis Pardon Bin, in front of the Lansdale Public Library on Vine Street.
"These (bins) have been created in order to make cannabis pardon applications accessible to all, and to give those with prior cannabis-related charges the resources to help over-turn convictions and their lives back on track," organizers said.
Dept Pushing for Cannabis Use in Thai Traditional Medicines
bangkokpost - The Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine is pushing for the use of medical cannabis in traditional Thai medicines, with plans to cultivate the cannabis plant at 150 Tambon Health Promoting Hospitals nationwide.
Director-General of the Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine, Amporn Benjaponpitak, has declared the department's use of cannabis with Thai traditional medicine in the 2020 fiscal year a success.
45 Companies Compete for Chance to Open 1 of 6 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Rhode Island
masslive - Forty-five companies have purchased lottery tickets to open one of six new medical cannabis dispensaries in Rhode Island, according to the Department of Business Regulation.
If all applicants meet state requirements, six will be randomly selected to operate in different regions across the state.
The Flowr Corporation Announces the Closing of the Strategic Acquisition of Terrace Global
The Flowr Corporation (TSX.V: FLWR; OTC: FLWPF) (“Flowr” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the closing of its strategic acquisition of Terrace Global Inc. (TSXV: TRCE) (“Terrace Global”) a multi-country operator led by experienced cannabis entrepreneurs focused on the development and acquisition of international cannabis assets (the “Acquisition”).
MPX, IAnthus Tangle in NJ Court as Adult-use Marijuana Launch Draws near
MPX NJ, which received one of only 12 vertical MMJ licenses in the state, sued iAnthus last week, claiming iAnthus has tried to take control of its operations, including construction work at a cultivation facility without authorization, after investing $10 million in the business, NJ.com reported.
Trump Pardons Cannabis Entrepreneur, Clemency Activist, and Hip-Hop Producer Weldon Angelos
forbes - Clemency activist, cannabis entrepreneur, and hip-hop producer Weldon Angelos was one of 15 people pardoned by President Trump —the list includes former Republican Representatives Duncan Hunter (CA) and Chris Collins (NY), as well as four former Blackwater contractors.
Sides Make Their Points on whether South Dakota’s Marijuana Amendment Was Valid
keloland - The courtroom battle over South Dakota voters’ recent decision to legalize recreational marijuana through an amendment to the state constitution doesn’t have a date yet for lawyers to present their arguments to the circuit judge. But this week they did submit briefs laying out what they plan to say.
Law enforcement officers are trying to overturn the November 3 result because, from their viewpoint, Amendment A was a constitutional revision that should have gone through a second step of consideration at a statewide citizens convention, rather than an amendment that needed 33,921 valid signatures from South Dakota registered voters to make the ballot.
New Survey Shows Majority in Germany still Opposes Adult-use Cannabis Legalization
The results come from a survey conducted in December by Infratest dimap – one of the leading polling agencies and research institutes in Germany – for the advocacy group Hanfverband.The survey, along with a recent vote in Germany’s federal parliament, suggests any business opportunities from legalization in Germany might be further off than some executives predict.
Jefferson College to Offer Medical Cannabis Dispensary Agent Training Starting in January
myleaderpaper - Jefferson College will offer a six-week medical cannabis dispensary agent training course starting next month.
The online training course, which begins Jan. 11 and runs through March 9, was developed in cooperation with North Medical Group L.L.C., a provider of medical marijuana in Jefferson County.