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newsday.com - Denise M. Bonilla - Long Island towns and cities getting into the weeds on NY marijuana law
Long Island towns and cities getting into the weeds on NY marijuana law
Newsday

Long Island towns are exploring new avenues to address the sale of marijuana, including possibly putting the matter on the ballot in November. Town supervisors from Nassau and Suffolk, along with leaders from the cities of Glen Cove and Long Beach…

barrons.com - Ed Lin - Swiss Central Bank Bought Li Auto, XPeng, Zoom, and This Marijuana Stock
Swiss Central Bank Bought Li Auto, XPeng, Zoom, and This Marijuana Stock
Barron's

Switzerland's central bank recently made big changes in its stock portfolio. The Swiss National Bank initiated a position in Chinese electric-vehicle firm Li Auto (ticker: LI), and raised its holdings in XPeng (XPEV), another Chinese EV company.

westword.com - Reader: Recreational Marijuana Is Already Overtaxed in Colorado
Reader: Recreational Marijuana Is Already Overtaxed in Colorado
Westword

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free. Proponents of a Denver ballot initiative want to add another 1.5 percent to the local marijuana sales tax to fund pandemic research, and it looks like they'll get…

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…

nytimes.com - Jesus Jiménez - Fall River Ex-Mayor, Who Impressed Voters With His Zeal, Is Convicted of Corruption
Fall River Ex-Mayor, Who Impressed Voters With His Zeal, Is Convicted of Corruption
The New York Times

The former mayor of Fall River, Mass., who was elected at 23 after pitching himself as an ambitious entrepreneur and product of the city, was convicted by a federal jury on Friday of defrauding investors of more than $200,000 and extorting…

greeleytribune.com - Alexander Burness - Colorado's new marijuana regulation bill is out. Here's what's in it.
Colorado's new marijuana regulation bill is out. Here's what's in it.
Greeley Tribune

Categories: Business, Latest Headlines, News, Politics DENVER, CO – MARCH 10: Lab manager Sebastian Marquez is checking dabbing for marijuana concentrates at Viola in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The…

cdispatch.com - Slim Smith - Medical marijuana decision deals blow to citizens' right to petition
Medical marijuana decision deals blow to citizens' right to petition
The Dispatch

When the Mississippi Supreme Court announced Friday it had overturned a citizen-led constitutional amendment that would have established a medical marijuana program, Rob Roberson considered the ruling with mixed feelings. On one hand, as a…

reporterherald.com - Alexander Burness - Colorado's new marijuana regulation bill is out. Here's what's in it.
Colorado's new marijuana regulation bill is out. Here's what's in it.
Loveland Reporter-Herald

DENVER, CO – MARCH 10: Lab manager Sebastian Marquez is checking dabbing for marijuana concentrates at Viola in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post) A bipartisan bill to more strictly…

dailymail.co.uk - Abusive caregivers 'took disabled man drag racing and gave him weed
Abusive caregivers 'took disabled man drag racing and gave him weed
Mail Online

Tyler Berry has autism, bipolar disorder and several physical health conditions Lawsuit claims he was abused by staff at Spread Your Wings LLC in California One caregiver allegedly attacked him after he woke her up from drunken stupor A severely…

smh.com.au - Jacqueline Maley - In defence of Keanu: humanity's gentle emissary, who never claimed to be a great actor
In defence of Keanu: humanity's gentle emissary, who never claimed to be a great actor
The Sydney Morning Herald

There are some provocations with which one cannot put up. When my own newspaper published an article last week, ostensibly marking the 30th anniversary of the seminal 1991 Cali-surf-action movie Point Break, but really using this as a hook to…

mexfiles.net - richmx2 - No decriminalization of marijuana, yet… and that's a good thing
No decriminalization of marijuana, yet… and that's a good thing
The Mex Files

Sorry, tourists, hipsters… and Canadians… and Canadian hipster tourists…. but the much expected legalization of the marijuana trade had not passed by the Supreme Court ordered deadline of 30 April, and is unlikely to be debated…

cnn.com - Opinion by Richard Galant, CNN  - Opinion: CDC guidance startles America
Opinion: CDC guidance startles America
CNN

Editor's Note: (Sign up to get our new weekly column as a newsletter. We're looking back at the strongest, smartest opinion takes of the week from CNN and other outlets.) (CNN) When the history of Covid-19 is written, masks will get their own, long…

njtoday.net - Amanda Rapace - Americans believe marijuana should be made legal in the United States
Americans believe marijuana should be made legal in the United States
New Jersey Today

Seven-in-ten voters believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal in the United States,” according to national polling data released last week by Quinnipiac University. That percentage is the highest level of support ever…

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…

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…

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