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forbes.com - Robert Hoban - Cannabis Businesses Struggle With Bankruptcy In The Absence Of Federal Banking
Cannabis Businesses Struggle With Bankruptcy In The Absence Of Federal Banking
Forbes

It's well known that marijuana companies cannot avail themselves of the protections afforded by U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. The National Law Review recently detailed how these courts are doubling down on disallowing cannabis companies to obtain…

globalnews.ca - ckdec - High cannabis sales during the pandemic allows Calgary business to expand
High cannabis sales during the pandemic allows Calgary business to expand
Global News

Cannabis sales are up in Alberta, allowing for business expansion in Calgary. Story continues below advertisement Ryan Roch opened Lake City Cannabis in Chestermere in June 2019, and sales were good, but in April 2020, business exploded from good…

dailydemocrat.com - Jordan Silva-Benham - Opposition raised against Yolo County's Cannabis Land Use Ordinance
Opposition raised against Yolo County's Cannabis Land Use Ordinance
Daily Democrat

The public hearing for Yolo County's Cannabis Land Use Ordinance to be adopted is set for Tuesday, but residents are still concerned. The hearing was originally set for the May 4 meeting but was moved to give staff time to resolve some issues…

timesofmalta.com - Jacob Borg - Robert Abela slams PN's absence from cannabis reform debate
Robert Abela slams PN's absence from cannabis reform debate
Times Of Malta

Sun, May 16th 2021, 11:06 Last updated 1 hour, 48 minutes ago Prime Minister Robert Abela on Sunday slammed the PN's absence from a public consultation process on cannabis reform. During a phone interview on ONE radio, Abela said 350 contributions…

maltawinds.com - Zenpharm receives Malta license for medical cannabis production
Zenpharm receives Malta license for medical cannabis production
maltawinds.com

Government's vision for a new productive economic niche reaping results as more international medical cannabis companies cement their local presence Zenabis announced on Friday that its Maltese joint venture, ZenPharm Limited, has received its…

bozemandailychronicle.com - Justin Franz Montana Free Press - Legal cannabis: Next steps, and what you can do now
Legal cannabis: Next steps, and what you can do now
Bozeman Daily Chronicle

While the bill that establishes the framework of recreational cannabis in Montana is still waiting for Gov. Greg Gianforte's signature, the department that will implement the program is wasting no time getting ready. Officials at the Montana…

theweedblog.com - Colombia Cannabis Cultivator Goes Public In US
Colombia Cannabis Cultivator Goes Public In US
The Weed Blog

In a bold move that goes against the grain of typical cannabis operations, Flora Growth has gone public on the Nasdaq with their new approach to cannabis business. While the company's headquarters are in Toronto, Canada, the operation itself is…

dankr.ca - Tilray Shutting Down Its Cannabis Greenhouse Near Petrolia
Tilray Shutting Down Its Cannabis Greenhouse Near Petrolia
Dankr.ca

“Tilray will concentrate local cultivation and manufacturing in its Leamington and London, Ont., facilities,” Tilray said in an email. “This move will strengthen the overall ability of Tilray to serve its customers, as…

wsj.com - Yaroslav Trofimov - As Hamas Rockets Rain on Israel, Iron Dome Proves It Can Withstand the Barrages
As Hamas Rockets Rain on Israel, Iron Dome Proves It Can Withstand the Barrages
Wall Street Journal

ASHKELON, Israel—On Sunday afternoon, as air-raid sirens sounded across this southern Israeli city, people abandoned cars in the middle of the road and ran to seek shelter. Hiding under a tree, a man tried to comfort his teenage daughter.

oklahoman.com - Steve Lackmeyer and Dave Cathey, The Oklahoman - OKC businesses struggle to find workers as customers return from pandemic
OKC businesses struggle to find workers as customers return from pandemic
The Oklahoman

Stop by a car dealership on a Saturday and chances are the sales person won't be as quick with a greeting and walk around the lot. Or maybe the chef at your favorite restaurant also will be the one serving the food. Teens looking for work might be…

kenoshanews.com - Dan Truttschel - WATCH NOW: From humble beginnings, Lifted Made continues to grow
WATCH NOW: From humble beginnings, Lifted Made continues to grow
kenoshanews.com

A vision that began in just a 100-square-foot space in his parent's basement in 2014 has continued to blossom for Kenosha native Nick Warrender. Warrender, 31, CEO and founder of Lifted Made, which produces and distributes hemp-driven products, and…

theweedblog.com - Out-of-State Customers Take Illinois' Adult-Use Cannabis Sales to Another Record High
Out-of-State Customers Take Illinois' Adult-Use Cannabis Sales to Another Record High
The Weed Blog

Illinois' adult-use marijuana sales broke the $100 million mark for the first time in March, and – with the help of the largest monthly out-of-state resident sales in the history of the state's legal market – that record was shattered…

healthline.com - Can CBD Oil Help Reduce Anxiety?
Can CBD Oil Help Reduce Anxiety?
Healthline

Medically reviewed by Alan Carter, Pharm.D. — Written by Kristeen Cherney — Updated on April 3, 2020 Cannabidiol (CBD) is a type of cannabinoid, a chemical found naturally in cannabis (marijuana and hemp) plants. Early research is…

pantagraph.com - Robert Channick 
Chicago Tribune - Cubs great Ryne Sandberg new spokesman for Chicago-based weed retailer Verilife
Cubs great Ryne Sandberg new spokesman for Chicago-based weed retailer Verilife
pantagraph.com

Now it's baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and marijuana. Ryne Sandberg, the former Cubs great and Hall of Famer, is the new spokesman for Chicago-based cannabis retailer Verilife, the surest sign yet that weed has gone fully mainstream. Sandberg, 61…

moviemovesme.com - Ulkar Alakbarova - Hot Docs 2021: 'Lady Buds'
Hot Docs 2021: 'Lady Buds'
let the movie move us

As someone who despises the smell of weed, watching “Lady Buds” is like having the same awful odor coming through the door. But when I put aside my own preferences, it became a hell of a ride seeing the neck-to-neck fight going on in…

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