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  • 2021-09-16
    When cannabis beverages first hit the market in early 2020, industry players saw the products as a way to bolster flagging revenues and attract new consumers who otherwise might not purchase pot products.
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  • 2021-09-16
    GATES, N.Y. (WHEC) — Businesses hoping to cash in on legalized marijuana in New York now say they see a breakthrough coming.
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  • 2021-09-10
    A major UK trial of cannabis-based drug Sativex in treating the most aggressive form of brain tumour is to launch at 15 NHS hospitals, following promising results from a phase I study in 27 patients.
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  • 2021-09-10
    House Bill 1317, which passed the legislature with broad bipartisan support, is aimed at curbing illegal teen use of cannabis products that are high in THC
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  • 2021-09-06
    ANTIOCH — Antioch is one step closer to being what the mayor calls the cannabis capital of Northern California with plans to turn an old Kmart into a multi-faceted marijuana facility in east Contra Costa County.
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  • 2021-09-05
    At the bustling Indian Ocean port of Beira, in Mozambique, steel cranes stack containers full of raw tobacco leaves into ships’ holds, ready for export to processing plants around the world. But, in recent years, the amount of tobacco loaded at Beira has been in decline as smoking becomes less popular in much of the world, and those desiring a nicotine hit increasingly switch to vaping.
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  • 2021-08-30
    Marijuana legalization came slowly to Modesto, California, a city of about 212,000 in the state’s Central Valley, a vast, flat expanse full of farms intersected by freeways, new tract homes—and values hard to the right of the state’s coastal cities.
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  • 2021-08-30
    It’s now legal in Virginia to possess small amounts of marijuana, but the only way to get it legally is to grow your own. That’s given a big boost to business at local nurseries and garden stores.
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  • 2021-08-30
    In its current form, the bill before lawmakers would legalize adult use of cannabis and regulate its production for medical, industrial and recreational purposes. Users over the age 18 could consume marijuana and have up to 28 grams at home. The bill would also allow users to form cannabis associations to grow and share marijuana for personal use.
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  • 2021-08-22
    An Uphill Battle Domestic cultivation would be a game-changer for medical marijuana patients in Brazil. Bolsonaro’s allies have repeatedly tried to obstruct such legislation by all means possible. In the previous Congressional meeting on May 18, Garcia punched Special Commission Chairman Paulo Teixeira (of the left-wing Workers Party). Garcia later denied he assaulted Teixeira, who has been a vocal supporter of medical and adult-use legalization.
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  • 2021-08-22
    But starting July 1, anyone with a medical cannabis recommendation—from any state—will be able to walk into an old police station in Flandreau, a town of about 2,200 people forty minutes north of Sioux Falls, and buy legal marijuana at the Native Nations cannabis dispensary, owned and operated by the Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe.
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