Saturday, September 26, 2020
amsterdam tries ban tourists buying weed

Amsterdam Residents’ Petition Seeks To Ban Visitors From Buying Weed To Combat Mass-Tourism

Cannabis tourism in Amsterdam could be one of the casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic. As coronavirus restrictions begin to loosen and borders...
HEROES ACT COVID 19 relief bill

Cannabis Banking Support Included In House Coronavirus Relief Bill

The Democrat-led US House of Representatives passed a second coronavirus relief bill that contains provisions to shield banks from federal interference for...
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Feds Issue Subpoena In California Cannabis Industry Probe

Federal prosecutors in California issued a grand-jury subpoena to Weedmaps, a popular online cannabis-retail directory, demanding wide-ranging records held by the company...
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Washington State Lawmakers Pass Bill Introducing Social Equity Program

A bill to establish a social equity program in Washington’s marijuana industry was passed by state lawmakers and is now on its...
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Cannabis Retail Stores Approved For On-Site Consumption By Alaska State Regulators

On-site cannabis consumption is on its way to two retail dispensaries in Alaska after a landmark vote by the state Marijuana Control...
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Business Is Booming For Cannabis Entrepreneurs In Europe’s Capital

Hundreds of shops selling CBD products opened across Belgium in the past year, as budding entrepeneurs seek to exploit a legal grey...
usda hemp rules

USDA Issues Hemp Rules

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its proposed rules governing the commercial production of hemp at the end of October, bringing...
Rudy Giuliani Ukraine Associates

Rudy Giuliani’s Ukrainian Associates Donated To Candidates, Sought Nevada Cannabis Licenses

Two Ukrainian associates of Rudy Giuliani arrested last month were seemingly not content with seeking influence in US elections and President Trump’s...
house approves safe marijuana banking bill

House Approves Marijuana Banking Bill With Bipartisan Support

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve legislation that would allow financial institutions to provide their services, free from federal interference,...
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D.C. Mayor Introduces Measure to Legalize Retail Marijuana Sales in the Capital

Residents of Washington D.C. could soon be able to legally purchase cannabis, following an announcement by Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) earlier this...