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Connecticut Governor Announces Plans to Clear Thousands of Low-Level Cannabis Possession Convictions

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced plans Dec. 6 to clear the records of thousands of residents with low-level cannabis possession convictions.The move represents a key component of Connecticut’s adult-use cannabis law, which Lamont signed in June 2021.Records in...

Cannabis operators face a stall in payment processing with shutdown of cashless solutions

  One year after Visa first warned cannabis operators, the “cashless banking solution” has become the cashless banking problem. On December 2, 2021, Visa issued a memo saying that the company was “aware of a scheme” in which retailers utilized cashless ATMs to avoid...

Women to Watch: Lux

  Lux, the “Self Appointed Ambassador of St. Lou” and cannabis influencer, is here to medicate and educate. Starting in radio, Lux took her voice on the mic and paired it with her awesome personality and amazing dancing skills to bring it to social media! It’s not...

Massachusetts to Allow Pesticide Use on Cannabis

The Massachusetts Department of Agriculture Resources (MDAR) changed its “Pesticide Use of Marijuana Policy” to allow the use of certain pesticides on cannabis plants if specific requirements are met.When Massachusetts legalized adult-use cannabis in 2017 (following...

Minnesota Pharmacy Board Seeks to Destroy $7M Worth of Edibles

Hemp-derived THC edibles in Minnesota have been legal for adults 21 and older since July 1, but one manufacturer and two of its retail facilities may be going beyond what the law permits. The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy filed a civil lawsuit Dec. 5 in Clay County...

Delta 9 to Open Cannabis Retail Store in Manitoba

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec. 6, 2022 - PRESS RELEASE - Delta 9 Cannabis is pleased to announce the grand opening of its 39th retail store and 17th cannabis store in the Province of Manitoba. Delta 9's newest retail store is in the heart of the busiest shopping district in...

New Jersey CRC Approves Proposed Rules for Cannabis Consumption Lounges

The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) approved proposed rules for cannabis consumption lounges in a Dec. 2 meeting.According to the proposed framework, adult-use or medical operators looking to operate a consumption lounge would have to receive approval...

Virginia Task Force Recommends Stricter Rules on Hemp-Derived Delta-8 THC

A 16-member task force in Virginia has recommended stricter rules on hemp-derived delta-8 THC products, suggesting that businesses selling the products should be required to apply for a license to do so.With convenience stores and smoke shops selling delta-8 in the...

Can Augmenting Top Lights With Supplemental Alternatives Help Optimize Cannabis Grows?

Cannabis cultivators growing under lights in controlled indoor or greenhouse environments traditionally have relied on top lighting to achieve their goals. But as cannabis lighting research has pushed those goals to new heights, interest in alternative lighting...

Sweet Dirt Opens New Adult-Use Cannabis Store in Rockland, Maine

ROCKLAND, Maine, December 6, 2022 - PRESS RELEASE - Sweet Dirt, a Maine-based, vertically integrated cannabis company, today announced the opening of a new location at 305 Main Street, Rockland, Maine. The new recreational cannabis store opened its doors at 9 a.m. on...

Capitalizing on Precision Control in Cannabis Cultivation Lighting

When Jason Sanders first started cultivating cannabis in Mendocino County, California, he thought outdoor, sun-grown cannabis was the industry’s future. But the intervening years triggered a significant shift in his thinking.“What really caught me by surprise is how...

Trulieve to Launch Khalifa Kush Cannabis in Pennsylvania

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 6, 2022 – PRESS RELEASE – Trulieve Cannabis Corp., a leading and top-performing cannabis company in the United States, announced the official launch of Khalifa Kush premium medical cannabis products statewide in all Trulieve branded...

Judge Upholds Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency’s Decision to Suspend Cannabis Retail License

A two-day hearing over the Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency’s (CRA) decision to suspend a Flint-based cannabis retailer’s license has resulted in a judge upholding the suspension.As previously reported by Cannabis Business Times, state regulators suspended the...

ASI LLC Joins Kiwa Group to Expand Food, Feed, Farm Certifications in US

RIJSWIJK, THE NETHERLANDS, December 1, 2022 - Today, global testing, inspection and certification (TIC) company Kiwa announced the merger with St. Louis-based ASI LLC to the Kiwa Group to strengthen Kiwa’s U.S. footprint significantly in providing Food, Feed &...

Arkansas Supreme Court Blocks Regulators from Revoking Medical Cannabis Cultivation License

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission revoked a medical cannabis cultivation license last week following a Nov. 3 court ruling, but the state’s Supreme Court weighed in Dec. 1, blocking regulators from acting on the initial court orders.Arkansas Medical Marijuana...

Oregon Officials Issue Recall for Cannabis Extracts Due to Improper Pesticide Testing

The Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) has issued a mandatory recall for cannabis extracts that potentially contain pesticides.The products were manufactured by OLCC-licensed businesses operating under the names Bobsled and Quantum Alchemy, and the...

New Zealand’s Helius Gains Certification Key to Export Success

PRESS RELEASE - Helius Therapeutics has received Good Agricultural and Collection Practice (GACP) certification at its purpose-built medicinal cannabis facility in East Tamaki, Auckland. Recognized globally, GACP is a leading certification standard for medicinal...

Green Dot Labs Plants Arizona Flag with First New Market Expansion

TEMPE, ARIZ. and BOULDER, COLO. (December 2, 2022) – Connoisseur cannabis cultivation and extraction brand Green Dot Labs has announced a planned expansion into Arizona. Marking the premium brand’s first foray into a cannabis market outside of Colorado, the expansion...

Schwazze Opens Cannabis Dispensary in New Mexico Serving Los Lunas Community, Second R. Greenleaf Store to Open Within a Week

DENVER, Dec. 5, 2022 /CNW/ - PRESS RELEASE - Schwazze, a vertically integrated, multi-state operating cannabis company with assets in Colorado and New Mexico, announces the grand opening of its adult-use dispensary, R.Greenleaf, located in Los Lunas, N.M. The new...

Planet 13 Announces Approval for Consumption Lounge License

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 5, 2022 – PRESS RELEASE – Planet 13 Holdings Inc., a leading vertically integrated multistate cannabis company, announced that its subsidiary MM Development Company Inc. has received approval for a Nevada consumption lounge from the Nevada Cannabis...

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JUNE

12 – Cannabis Bootcamp: Breaking into the Industry – Presented by Coco & Cannabis Care Team – University of Missouri Columbia Hampton Inn,  Columbia MO

AUGUST

11 & 12 – MoCann BizCon+ EXPO 2021 by Midwest Canna Expos – Union Station,  St.Louis MO

SEPTEMBER

22 & 23 – Midwest Cannabis Business Conference by NCIA – TCF Center,  Detroit MI

24 – Cannapaloosa  – 2393 Birds Nest Rd,  Steelville MO – 6:00p – 12:00a

OCTOBER

20-22 – MJBizCon 2021 – Las Vegas Convention Center,  Las Vegas NV

DECEMBER

15-17 – NCIA’s 7th Annual Cannabis Business Summit & Expo – Moscone Center,  San Francisco CA

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