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Pro-Putin Russian Oligarch Backing Curaleaf Verified

A Russian oligarch backed by President Vladimir Putin is a significant funder of the Multi-State Operator (MSO) Curaleaf, according to Forensic News. There had been some questions about Curaleaf’s connection to Russian oligarchs. It has now been verified. New documents from Cyprus that have been uncovered detail Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich’s finances and relationship with […]

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NJCRC OKs 46 Adult-use Cannabis Licenses Including 11 Stores

The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJCRC) approved 46 adult-use cannabis sales licenses, including the first 11 adult-use-only dispensaries. They also shortened the wait time for medical cannabis awardees to certify they can serve medical cannabis patients and adult-use cannabis sales. “We have another slate of conditional license applications for recreational,” NJCRC Executive Director Jeff […]

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12K Plus Customers Served on 1st Day of New Jersey Adult-use Cannabis Sales

On the first day of New Jersey adult-use cannabis sales, the 12 adult-use dispensaries locations sold cannabis products to 12,438 adult-use customers for nearly $1.9 million. The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJCRC) reported sales of medical cannabis products have been strong over the last 30 days. Approximately 64,000 ounces of products were dispensed to […]

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NORML Calls for President Joe Biden to Expunge Marijuana Records

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) called for President Joe Biden to keep his campaign promise to expunge federal marijuana records. Doing so would bring immediate justice and relief to thousands of Americans. During the 2020 presidential campaign, Joe Biden stated that “no one should be in jail because of cannabis use.” In […]

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Bill to End Federal Cannabis Prohibition Introduced by Republican Congresswoman

Congresswoman Nancy Mace (R-SC) has introduced a bill to end federal cannabis prohibition in a measure that would bring federal regulation. Her bill is the States Reform Act. It repeals the federal prohibition of cannabis, expunges federal non-violent cannabis crimes. In addition, the bill places certain restrictions on the advertising of cannabis products. Cannabis is […]

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Cannabis Rules Reevaluated After Sha’Carri Richardson Suspended From Olympics

Efforts are underway to reexamine the rules around cannabis use by athletes after Sha’Carri Richardson was banned from competing in the Tokyo Olympics this summer, making national cannabis news. Richardson is a 21-year-old from Dallas, Texas. She ran the 100-meter dash in 10.86 seconds in June and became a national sensation. However, she tested positive […]

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The Evolution of the Perception of Cannabis Products & the Impact

As legalization has progressed, more people positively perceive cannabis products as several encouraging trends have developed. Since 2012, adult-use cannabis legalization has swept across the United States. Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently allow medical cannabis in the United States. Additionally, 16 states in the United States allow adults to use such products […]

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