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bostonglobe.com - Edward Fitzpatrick - Revised R.I. marijuana bill would make expungements automatic - The Boston Globe
Revised R.I. marijuana bill would make expungements automatic - The Boston Globe
BostonGlobe.com

PROVIDENCE — Revisions to bills legalizing recreational marijuana in Rhode Island would make the expungement of past convictions for marijuana possession automatic — a key request of advocates, the sponsors of the legislation…

norml.org - Study: Young Adults' Consumption of Alcohol, Cigarettes, Other Substances Fell Following Marijuana Legalization
Study: Young Adults' Consumption of Alcohol, Cigarettes, Other Substances Fell Following Marijuana Legalization
NORML

Retail cannabis sales are associated with decreases in the use of alcohol, cigarettes, and pain medications by young adults, according to data published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers with the University of Washington assessed…

crainscleveland.com - Ohio awards 70 new provisional marijuana dispensary licenses
Ohio awards 70 new provisional marijuana dispensary licenses
Crain's Cleveland Business

Another 70 provisional marijuana dispensary licenses were awarded by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy on Monday, May 16, paving the way for dozens of new retail locations to open across the state, including in some areas that have yet to have…

cleveland.com - Laura Hancock, cleveland.com - Ohio medical marijuana dispensary expansion begins: Capitol Letter
Ohio medical marijuana dispensary expansion begins: Capitol Letter
cleveland

Just doob it: Ohio could soon double the number of medicinal marijuana dispensaries. Laura Hancock reports that the Ohio Board of Pharmacy gave the go-ahead for 70 provisional licenses for new medical marijuana dispensaries in the state Monday…

providencejournal.com - Patrick Kennedy - Opinion/Kennedy: Decriminalize, don't normalize, use of marijuana
Opinion/Kennedy: Decriminalize, don't normalize, use of marijuana
The Providence Journal

Patrick Kennedy, a former U.S. Representative from Rhode Island and member of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, is on the advisory board of Smart Approaches to Marijuana. As a former U.S. Congressman who…

law.com - Marcia Coyle - Solicitor General to Justices: Just Say No to Workers' Comp Marijuana Cases | National Law Journal
Solicitor General to Justices: Just Say No to Workers' Comp Marijuana Cases | National Law Journal
Law.com

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azfamily.com - Jason Barry - Arizona Poison Center warns CBD users they could test positive for marijuana drug THC
Arizona Poison Center warns CBD users they could test positive for marijuana drug THC
Arizona's Family

An Arizona poison center is warning people about THC levels in CBD products after some have failed drug tests. Published: May. 17, 2022 at 5:20 PM MST|Updated: 1 hour ago PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Arizona poison centers are seeing a spike in calls…

thecentersquare.com - J.D. Davidson - Lawmaker wants Ohio voters to decide recreational marijuana use this year
Lawmaker wants Ohio voters to decide recreational marijuana use this year
The Center Square

(The Center Square) – One lawmaker is continuing his push to allow Ohio voters to decide in November to legalize the recreational use of marijuana after a lawsuit settlement pushed a potential ballot initiative to 2023. A citizens group…

nbcnews.com - Sahil Kapur - John Fetterman wins Democratic Senate primary in Pennsylvania after health scare
John Fetterman wins Democratic Senate primary in Pennsylvania after health scare
NBC News

PITTSBURGH — John Fetterman is the winner of the Democratic nomination for an open U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania, NBC News projected Tuesday. He will face the winner of a competitive Republican primary, the result of which is not yet…

dallasnews.com - Gromer Jeffers Jr. - Most Texans support legalizing pot, but Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says no
Most Texans support legalizing pot, but Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says no
Dallas News

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is unmoved by a new poll revealing that a majority of Texans support legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use. Abbott said Tuesday that his position has not changed beyond what he's…

nbcnews.com - The Associated Press - Cross-border tunnel length of six football fields found linking Tijuana, San Diego
Cross-border tunnel length of six football fields found linking Tijuana, San Diego
NBC News

U.S. authorities on Monday announced the discovery of a major drug smuggling tunnel — running about the length of a six football fields — from Mexico to a warehouse in an industrial area in the U.S. The secret passage from Tijuana to…

uppermichiganssource.com - Vinny La Via - Abandoned Marquette County Airport to become marijuana grow facility
Abandoned Marquette County Airport to become marijuana grow facility
WLUC

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - The former Marquette County Airport will soon have a new purpose. The facility was sitting abandoned since 1999 when it moved operations to Sawyer International Airport. Over 20 years later, the Keweenaw Bay Indian…

nypost.com - Josh Kosman - Kathy Hochul skirts possible court deposition as marijuana firms reach settlement
Kathy Hochul skirts possible court deposition as marijuana firms reach settlement
New York Post

Boston-based cannabis retailer Ascend Wellness has agreed to pay an extra $15 million to buy the MedMen pot dispensary chain's New York assets. A legal stink over the price of a marijuana merger that had allegedly gotten an improper nudge from Gov.

mlive.com - Ryan Stanton | ryanstanton@mlive.com - Ann Arbor OKs $525M budget after heated debate over marijuana money
Ann Arbor OKs $525M budget after heated debate over marijuana money
mlive

ANN ARBOR, MI — Ann Arbor officials have adopted a roughly $525 million city budget for the upcoming year, including new social programs to be funded with marijuana money. That includes a new city apprenticeship program and initiatives to…

theepochtimes.com - Increased Enforcement Results in Fewer Illegal Marijuana Cultivation Sites: Sheriff
Increased Enforcement Results in Fewer Illegal Marijuana Cultivation Sites: Sheriff
www.theepochtimes.com

LOS ANGELES—An increase in law enforcement activity has resulted in a decrease in illegal marijuana cultivation sites in the county, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department (LASD). The LASD has been cracking down on illegal…

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