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National Association of Cannabis Businesses Asks Governor Baker to Change Rules for Adult Use Cannabis Retailers During COVID-19

National Association of Cannabis Businesses Asks Governor Baker to Change Rules for Adult Use Cannabis Retailers During COVID-19

Lockdown of Legal Cannabis Retailers Puts Consumers at Risk WASHINGTON, April 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Cannabis Businesses (NACB) is asking Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts to rescind lockdown rules forcing…

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Utah’s 1st medical marijuana dispensary set to open

Utah’s 1st medical marijuana dispensary set to open

Source Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s first medical marijuana dispensary is set to open Monday as the state begins a slow rollout of a program that will allow residents with certain health…

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Kentucky House votes to legalize medical marijuana

Kentucky House votes to legalize medical marijuana

Source: Associated Press By BRUCE SCHREINER FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After years of setbacks, medical marijuana advocates cleared a historic hurdle Thursday when the Kentucky House voted to legalize the use of cannabis for medical…

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Burglary ring targeted marijuana businesses

Burglary ring targeted marijuana businesses

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon and Salem, Oregon seized firearms, marijuana and cash and made at least one arrest after breaking up a burglary ring that apparently targeted state-legal marijuana busisnesses, authorities…

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Los Angeles uses tech to wipe out 66,000 old pot convictions

Los Angeles uses tech to wipe out 66,000 old pot convictions

Source Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors are joining other district attorneys to use technology to wipe out or reduce as many as 66,000 old marijuana convictions years after California voters…

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Campaign against Arkansas recreational pot measures launched

Campaign against Arkansas recreational pot measures launched

Source Associated Press, By ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ surgeon general and church groups launched a campaign Thursday against recreational marijuana proposals that advocates hope to get on the ballot four years…

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New Mexico recreational pot legalization passes 1st test

New Mexico recreational pot legalization passes 1st test

Source: Associated Press By RUSSELL CONTRERAS SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Democrat-backed bill to legalize recreational marijuana businesses in all towns and counties across New Mexico passed its first test late Tuesday amid heighten…

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Missouri grants licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries

Missouri grants licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries

Source Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri health officials on Friday posted the list of recipients of the first 192 licenses to operate medical marijuana dispensaries, bringing the state closer to joining the…

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First Alaska retail pot shops get OK to allow on-site use

First Alaska retail pot shops get OK to allow on-site use

Source Associated Press, By BECKY BOHRER JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The first marijuana shops in Alaska where customers can partake on-site have gotten approval, putting them on the leading edge nationally. Visions for the spaces…

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Pot politics: Some Northeast states regroup on legalization

Pot politics: Some Northeast states regroup on legalization

Source Associated Press, By JENNIFER PELTZ NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s…