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COVID-19 Impacts Medical Marijuana Availability

With the coronavirus crisis, marijuana activists are working to make sure that medical marijuana patients have access to marijuana products. Outlets have been reporting that consumers in recreational and medical marijuana markets around the country have been stocking up in a panic out of fears that dispensaries will be shut down for weeks. Now activists […]

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Virginia Takes Historic Step to Decriminalize Marijuana

On Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the final close of Virginia’s 2020 legislative session, a slate of new laws were passed, including a bill to decriminalize marijuana and expunge criminal records. The plan that earned bipartisan support includes reducing penalties for marijuana to a $25 civil penalty for a first offense; establishing a process to […]

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High Times Readies for Public Trading

One of the most important institutions in the world of cannabis growing continues to expand in this new era of legalization. High Times, the company behind the crucial magazine that has begun entering the retail market announced today that it has been cleared to be a publicly traded company. Hightimes Holding Corp. has been raising funds […]

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Alabama Senate Bill 165 Proposes Medical Marijuana

Alabama Senator Tim Melson (R-Florence) has introduced a bill that may be taken up by this year’s Alabama Legislature Regular Session. The bill, SB165, calls for the establishment of a Medical Cannabis program in Alabama. The bill is the result of a study commission signed into law last year, which sought to investigate the issue […]

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Tennessee Senate Bill 1849 Proposes Legalization

Tennessee Senator Raumesh Akbari (Democrat, District 29) recently introduced SB 1849, which would “authorize the retail sale of marijuana; levy a 12 percent tax on the retail sale of marijuana. – and Amend TCA Title 29, Chapter 38; Title 39; Title 40; Title 53, Chapter 11; Title 67; Title 68 and Title 71.” Although Tennessee […]