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Tennessee Lawmaker Files Legislation to Tax and Regulate Cannabis, Including Delta-8

Republican Tennessee lawmaker Chris Hurt introduced legislation Jan. 11 that would regulate and tax cannabis products, including delta-8, in the state.The measure, House Bill 1690, would regulate psychoactive hemp-derived cannabinoids, accounting for products that...

Confusion in Kansas: State Attorney General Says Delta-8 THC is a Controlled Substance

On Dec. 2, 2021, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt released an opinion declaring delta-8 THC is illegal to possess or sell in Kansas under specific circumstances.The opinion reads: “Delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta-8 THC) comes within the definition of a...

Mississippi Senate Sends Stern Message to House, Governor in 46-5 Passage of Medical Cannabis Bill

After Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves played games with calling a special session last fall, the state Senate did not pussyfoot on passing medical cannabis legislation this week. Making quick work on approving the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act in committee, the upper...

HUXTON announces plans to bring weed to the Metaverse

  HUXTON, a leading lifestyle cannabis brand, is exploring opportunities to bring its weed to the metaverse. “Adults want to interact in virtual environments with brands and objects that they identify with in the real world.  Providing them with the ability to get...

Aune introduces bill to protect medical marijuana patients in family court

  On Wednesday, Representative Ashley Aune, D-Kansas City, introduced legislation that would modify provisions relating to medical marijuana program participants in family court matters. Aune had told Greenway previously that she would be reintroducing 2021’s HB 1325....

Missouri Republican proposes adding access to LSD, MDMA, peyote, and psylocibin as treatment options

  Wednesday, Representative Michael Davis, R-Kansas City, proposed legislation that would modify Missouri’s existing ‘Right-to-Try’ law. Right-to-try aims to allow patients who have been diagnosed with life-threatening diseases or conditions who have tried all...

Resinate Partners With Arizona Dispensaries to Recycle Cannabis Packaging Waste

When Garret Schwartz, co-founder and CEO of recycling solutions provider Resinate, saw a documentary about plastic waste and its impact on the ocean, he started asking questions about the current state of recycling in his home state of Arizona, as well as in the...

Missouri’s first vote for a cannabis union is about to happen

Workers at The Grove location of SWADE Cannabis may soon become the first cannabis workers in Missouri to unionize. 2021 saw growing support for and implementation of union charters in the cannabis industry, including in Illinois – where over the last two years, 11...

Gov. Newson Calls For Cannabis Tax Reform, More Retail in Budget Proposal

California has been dubbed the largest adult-use cannabis market in the world, but those playing by the rules continue to forge ahead while remaining handcuffed by the state’s tax structure and retail shortage.  Despite being on pace to record its highest yearly sales...

No, CBD won’t cure Covid. Here’s what that study actually found

Pump the brakes before cannabinoids become the next Ivermectin. The post No, CBD won’t cure Covid. Here’s what that study actually found appeared first on Leafly.

Prospiant Launches Delta Ethanol Extraction CUP-5 for Cannabis Processors

Prospiant | prospiant.comDelta Ethanol Extraction CUP-5CINCINNATI, Jan. 13, 2022 – PRESS RELEASE – Prospiant, the agtech business unit of Gibraltar Industries Inc., announced the launch of its most universal innovation to date, the Delta Ethanol Extraction CUP-5. The...

The Flip to Adult Use: Jushi Eyes Political Climate, Retail Trends When Expanding in Newly Legal Cannabis Markets

What are some best practices for cannabis businesses looking to make the switch from medical to adult-use sales in newly legal markets?For multistate cannabis operator Jushi Holdings Inc., it all comes down to navigating each state’s political climate and retail...

Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Turns In Additional Signatures in Ohio

Columbus, OH – PRESS RELEASE – The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol submitted 29,918 additional signatures in support of an initiated statute legalizing the adult use of marijuana to the Ohio Secretary of State’s office today.After submitting 206,943...

Ayr Wellness Opens 44th Florida Dispensary in Pinellas Park

MIAMI, Jan. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRESS RELEASE -- Ayr Wellness, a vertically integrated U.S. multistate cannabis operator (MSO), has announced the opening of its newest dispensary in Pinellas Park Fla., its 44th in the state.“We are thrilled with our progress...

Mississippi Senate Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Legalization Proposal

The Mississippi Senate Public Health Committee approved a medical cannabis legalization proposal Jan. 12, sending it to the full Senate for consideration.Senate Bill 2095 would allow registered patients in the state to access up to 3.5 grams of medical cannabis per...

Missouri enters fourth year of regulated marijuana

  In Missouri, the Section for Medical Marijuana Regulation, the regulating authority for the medical marijuana industry, is a division of the Department of Health and Senior Services. Since its inception, at the helm of that program is Lyndall Fraker, Director for...

What veterinarians really think about pot and pets

Cannabis is legal in Canada for people, not pets. We asked veterinarians what they think about wellness weed for animals. The post What veterinarians really think about pot and pets appeared first on Leafly.

Leafly and Merida Merger Corp. I announce $30M convertible note financing

New investment fully funds Leafly’s current multi-year business plan upon closing of business combination Special meeting of Merida stockholders will be moved to a later date to vote on proposed business combination Leafly Holdings Inc. (“Leafly”), a leading online...

Pilgrim Soul, the first cannabis brand focused on creative performance, secures $2M seeding round

    Pilgrim Soul is a mission-driven brand focused on helping people elevate creative thinking to give them a competitive edge in business and life Pilgrim Soul, a national cannabis lifestyle brand focused exclusively on enhancing creative performance, announces...

BeLeaf Medical appoints McChesney as Director of Marketing

  BeLeaf Medical, the area’s largest vertically integrated medical cannabis company is proud to announce the appointment of Sarah McChesney as their new Director of Marketing.  Sarah brings over 10 years of cross-functional marketing and industry experience to her new...


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


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


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

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


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


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


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