Tag: Cannabis

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Reduce Marijuana Penalties In Alabama?

Reduce Marijuana Penalties In Alabama?

A bill to lessen the penalties for marijuana possession in Alabama took its first step toward passing the Legislature today. Besides reducing the penalties, the legislation would allow offenders to have marijuana convictions expunged after five years if they steer clear of another arrest. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bill by Sen. Bobby Singleton,...

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Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg New Houseplant Cannabis Brand

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg New Houseplant Cannabis Brand

Canopy Growth is pleased to welcome Houseplant, a new brand of Canadian cannabis, to the Canopy Growth family today. Founded by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, Houseplant represents years of product expertise and an unmatched attention to detail within each strain that has been carefully selected and grown. Commitment to cannabis quality begins with selecting...

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Congressional Committee Approves Marijuana Banking Bill

Congressional Committee Approves Marijuana Banking Bill

A congressional committee voted on Thursday to approve legislation aimed at increasing marijuana businesses’ access to banks. Following multiple days of lengthy debate and consideration of several amendments, the House Financial Services Committee voted 45 to 15 to advance the legislation to the full body. Floor action has not yet been scheduled, but cannabis reform advocates are hopeful that...

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Oscars swag bags include cannabis chocolates

Oscars swag bags include cannabis chocolates

Every year the top Oscar nominees receive swag bags that have included gifts from luxury holidays to sweat-absorbing patches, worth upwards of $100,000. This year, they can calm their nerves ahead of the awards on Sunday with a range of cannabis-infused products that will be included in the goody bags. Chocolates infused with 10mg tetrahydrocannabinol...

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Cannabis company Helius Therapeutics removes billboards after complaints

Cannabis company Helius Therapeutics removes billboards after complaints

One of the billboards which caused the trouble. Helius Therapeutics maintained cannabis was a medicine, but the Advertising Standards Authority disagreed. Billboards promoting cannabis as a medicine has been found in breach of advertising standards. The Advertising Standards Authority made the decision after several complaints about the billboard campaign in December, but it took no action because the advertiser, Helius Therapeutics,...

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Legalization & Business of the $140 Billion Miracle Plant

Legalization & Business of the $140 Billion Miracle Plant

2019 Best year for Cannabis, Cannabis has been ‘Demonized’, Miraculous Results of Marijuana and more inCity Magazine’s Publisher, Christopher Thomas, sits with Steven Hawkins, Executive Director for Marijuana Policy Project discussing: War on Drugs, Fear of Marijuana, Tax Revenue, 2019 Being BEST Year of Cannabis, NFL and Cannabis, Marijuana Miraculous Results, Cannabis Entrepreneurship, Global Industry...

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Beer vs. Marijuana: The Battle Royale of Partying

Beer vs. Marijuana: The Battle Royale of Partying

Pick your poison, America. The typical American Friday or Saturday night usually involves a drink or two—be it a glass of Chardonnay or a can of Rainier. Drinking is a popular way to relax, to unwind, and to otherwise grease the social wheels. Though not everyone drinks regularly, seven in ten Americans say they’ve had...

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