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Posted: 2020-07-05 15:00:02
If you're like most entrepreneurs in the marijuana extraction sector, you have visions of building a company that's so successful that scaling up is right around the corner. Set up your cannabis...
Posted: 2020-07-04 21:29:47
The case of UK’s not-for-profit farming co-operative Hempen illustrates the extra hurdles British hemp farmers face, not being able to use the flowers, the most valuable part of their crop....
Posted: 2020-07-04 21:14:23
Ancillary firm GreenGro Technologies announced on Thursday that it has acquired four acres of real estate in southern California for propagating low-THC, high-CBD hemp seeds. “We expect...
Posted: 2020-07-04 10:30:31
Marijuana Business Daily on holiday schedule
Marijuana Business Daily is closed for the Fourth of July holiday and will resume publishing Sunday with a limited schedule. MJBizDaily will return to its usual publishing schedule Monday. Marijuana...
Posted: 2020-07-03 10:30:23
Week in Review: US cannabis sales to top $15B, Illinois licensing delays, NJ at forefront of legalization & more
Medical and recreational cannabis sales in the United States are on track to exceed $15 billion this year, a jump of 40% over 2019, according to the new Marijuana Business Factbook. Week in...
Posted: 2020-07-02 21:53:12
An up-close look at COVID-19’s impact on US marijuana sales
Eli McVey, research analyst for Marijuana Business Daily, presented his research this week on how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced cannabis sales and the behavior of adult-use and medical...
Posted: 2020-07-02 20:47:05
San Francisco, Oakland advise marijuana businesses to prep for possible attacks
San Francisco and Oakland cannabis companies were warned this week that expected July Fourth weekend protests could lead to further burglaries, akin to how some criminals targeted marijuana businesses...
Posted: 2020-07-02 20:01:38
Adult-use cannabis legalization in AZ appears headed for November ballot
Based on signatures submitted to the state this week, an industry-backed initiative to legalize a commercial recreational marijuana market in Arizona appears likely to get on the November ballot....
Posted: 2020-07-02 19:13:09
Bermuda weighs cannabis legalization to boost post-pandemic economy
Consultations wrap up this week on Bermuda’s proposal to legalize and regulate adult-use and medical cannabis, which the government says could spur new opportunities in the post-pandemic...
Posted: 2020-07-02 17:18:01
German government may end up buying more medical cannabis than expected, but at a lower price
The German government has clarified the quantities and price of medical cannabis flower it could buy from domestic producers, confirming that growers have the option to sell – and, to a...

Posted: 2020-07-02 22:45:16
“APD will no longer cite or arrest individuals with sufficient identification for Class A or Class B misdemeanor ‘possession of marijuana’ offenses." The post Texas: Austin Police to Cease...
Posted: 2020-07-02 17:18:12
Activists gathered at the state capitol in Lincoln to turn in over 182,000 signatures from registered voters in an effort to qualify a medical cannabis legalization measure for the 2020 ballot....
Posted: 2020-07-02 15:54:01
"Marijuana charges do little to promote public health, and even less to promote public safety." The post Nashville: District Attorney Ceasing Low-Level Marijuana Prosecutions appeared first on...
Posted: 2020-07-01 21:49:53
Arizona: Marijuana Legalization Proponents Turn In Nearly Twice The Signatures Required to Qualify for 2020 Ballot
The Act permits those 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and directs revenue from retail cannabis sales to fund various public education and safety programs. The post Arizona:...
Posted: 2020-07-01 20:49:08
Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization Policies
Members of the Ohio senate advanced a measure expanding the state’s long-standing decriminalization policies. The post Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization...
Posted: 2020-06-30 01:44:40
Colorado: Legislation Signed into Law Providing Governor Expanded Authority to Pardon Marijuana Offenders
Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation into law which provides the office with expanded powers to pardon those with past marijuana convictions. The post Colorado: Legislation Signed into...
Posted: 2020-06-29 20:39:12
Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Wednesday, July 1
Legislation passed this spring decriminalizes possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and seals the records of past convictions from public view. The post Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization...
Posted: 2020-06-26 14:48:44
A Founder Looks at 50: The Early Legalization Movement – From LeMar to Amorphia to NORML
That enormous challenge of reversing marijuana prohibition would not have been possible without the earlier work of LeMar, Amorphia and those pot-head jazz musicians and hip poets. The post A...
Posted: 2020-06-25 18:02:42
NORML Remembers Dr. Lester Grinspoon
Dr. Grinspoon's extraordinary personal commitment to advancing both marijuana policy and the NORML organization demonstrated his deeply held belief that we all have an obligation to fight injustice...
Posted: 2020-06-24 15:33:24
Gallup: Seven in Ten Americans Say That “Smoking Marijuana” Is Morally Acceptable
Seven in ten Americans say that it is morally permissible for adults to “smoke marijuana,” regardless of the plant’s legal status, according to nationwide polling data compiled by Gallup. The...

Posted: 2020-07-05 17:19:55
A few glimpses of New Mexico’s landscape, and some of the animals and people calling it home
Posted: 2020-07-05 16:00:00
I’m a second-generation Black activist, and I’m tired of being spied on by the police.
Posted: 2020-07-05 12:00:00
A poem for Sunday
Posted: 2020-07-05 11:30:00
COVID-19 Won’t Change Us Forever
Let’s give ourselves some credit.
Posted: 2020-07-05 11:00:00
How Mass Protests End
When the current wave of demonstrations dies down, the movement won’t go away.
Posted: 2020-07-05 11:00:00
The Unofficial Racism Consultants to the White Evangelical World
Behind every white pastor’s statement about racial reconciliation is a Black colleague’s late-night tracked changes.
Posted: 2020-07-05 10:00:00
What Camp People Are Losing This Summer
At camp, I learned how to be myself, on my own terms.
Posted: 2020-07-04 14:55:58
Scolding Beachgoers Isn’t Helping
People complain that going to the shore is a careless act during a pandemic, but the science so far suggests otherwise.
Posted: 2020-07-04 13:00:00
The Boogaloo Tipping Point
What happens when a meme becomes a terrorist movement?
Posted: 2020-07-04 11:30:00
How Revolutions Happen
Revolutionary imagery is ubiquitous right now. But real structural change involves more than the toppling of statues, and what happens next is a matter of chance.


Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 08:46:54 GMT
Posted: 2020-07-05 21:14:35
In its first deal since the economic downturn caused by coronavirus, Berkshire Hathaway is purchasing natural gas transmission and storage assets from Dominion Energy in a deal worth nearly $10...
Posted: 2020-07-05 16:28:20
A 24-year-old woman who was struck by a vehicle during a protest in Seattle early Saturday morning has died, a spokesperson for UW Medicine told CNN.
Posted: 2020-07-05 15:10:04
Analysis: Strongmen rush to remake the world order as Trump faces potential election defeat
This past week, on US President Donald Trump's watch Russia and China have effectively re-aligned the coming world order. They didn't do it together, but both took advantage of uncertainty and...
Posted: 2020-07-05 15:05:01
These charts show how economic progress has stalled for Black Americans since the Civil Rights era
The typical Black American family is virtually no closer to equal footing with its White peers in terms of income and wealth than it was 50 years ago, when Civil Rights-era reforms were enacted...
Posted: 2020-07-05 13:07:43
At least 2 killed in a shooting at a South Carolina club, police say
At least 12 people were taken to the hospital after a shooting at a club in Greenville, South Carolina, a dispatch supervisor with the Greenville Sheriff's Department told CNN.
Posted: 2020-07-04 19:42:04
Analysis: Trump tries to drag America backward on a very different July 4th
On a very different Fourth of July holiday, when many Americans are wrestling with the racist misdeeds of the country's heroes and confronting an unrelenting pandemic with surging cases, their...
Posted: 2020-07-04 18:22:32
As coronavirus cases spike in Arizona, a neighboring Mexican state tries to shut out Americans
US and Mexican discourse regarding the shared border typically centers on efforts to keep Mexicans from traveling north.
Posted: 2020-07-04 14:41:23
White House hosts a party in the midst of a pandemic
The White House was always one of the busiest social hubs in Washington, accustomed to hosting at least three to five events per day, ranging from meetings with dignitaries and VIPs to smaller...
Posted: 2020-07-04 10:31:07
2 Texas counties urge residents to shelter in place as hospitals reach capacity
Hospitals in at least two Texas counties are at full capacity heading into the Fourth of July holiday weekend, with county judges urging residents to shelter in place.

Posted: 2020-07-06 08:32:33
A person killed Saturday when a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality was being remembered Sunday as someone who was dedicated to the...
Posted: 2020-07-06 08:16:47
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says two people died and as many as six other people may be missing in a plane crash Sunday over Lake Coeur d’Alene
Posted: 2020-07-06 07:42:02
It happened on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches.
Posted: 2020-07-06 07:26:02
At least 2 shooters wanted for death of girl, 8, in Atlanta
The shooting death of an 8-year-old girl has prompted a $10,000 reward for information as authorities in Atlanta search for at least two people who opened fire on the car she was riding in
Posted: 2020-07-06 06:32:53
Today in History
Today in History Today is Monday, July 6, the 188th day of 2020. There are 178 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ...
Posted: 2020-07-06 05:40:53
Protester killed on Seattle freeway was dedicated to cause
A person killed Saturday when a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality was being remembered Sunday as someone who was dedicated to the...
Posted: 2020-07-06 05:22:42
Prosecutors seek Friday court appearance for Epstein friend
Prosecutors have told a judge they'd like to schedule a Friday court appearance for Jeffrey Epstein's associate on charges she helped him recruit women to sexually abuse
Posted: 2020-07-06 05:05:47
Amid pandemic, fewer students seek federal aid for college
The number of high school seniors applying for federal college aid plummeted in the first weeks of the pandemic and still remain below last year's levels
Posted: 2020-07-06 04:30:18
7-year-old girl among 5 killed in July 4 Chicago shootings
Chicago police say a 7-year-old girl at a family party and a 14-year-old boy were among 13 people shot and killed in the city over the Fourth of July weekend
Posted: 2020-07-06 04:01:12
'Killed a baby:' 8-year-old girl killed in Atlanta shooting
At least two people in a crowd opened fire on a car she was in.