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Amsterdam Unity Cup 2017

Amsterdam Unity Cup 2017

November 30,2017 Amsterdam Amsterdam is without a doubt the weed capital of the world. While many countries in the civilized world still criminalize the use of marijuana for recreation, regular coffee shops in the small European country have been issuing special weed passes to their customers for years, allowing pot smoking on their premises. Proud […]

Canada looks set to Legalize Cannabis

Canada looks set to Legalize Cannabis

November 30, 2017 Canada The Canadian parliament approved a bill on Monday that seeks to legalize Marijuana in the country. The bill received the support from 200 MPs while 82 votes against. It will now be sent to the Senate for debate and voting. The bill called C-45 was noted to have received overwhelming bipartisan […]

Number of States Allowing Marijuana Use for PTSD Grows

Number of States Allowing Marijuana Use for PTSD Grows

November 28, 2017 The Democratic Governor of New York, Andre Cuomo, made headlines today. He announced that he had signed legislation that helped New York join the growing number of states that have legalized Marijuana for PTSD treatment. The number of states that allow use of Cannabis for treatment of PTSD now stands at twenty […]

Sacramento close to legalizing Cannabis sale

Sacramento close to legalizing Cannabis sale

November 28, 2017 Sacramento The Sacramento City Council will be voting on Tuesday on a bill that could legalize the sale of Cannabis in the city. If the bill is passed, sale is expected to begin as soon as January 1st, 2018. A number of other cities in California that were looking to lift the ban […]

Rapid Expansion of Florida’s Patient Registry Moves Health Department to Outsource the Processing of MMJ Identification Cards

Rapid Expansion of Florida’s Patient Registry Moves Health Department to Outsource the Processing of MMJ Identification Cards

Amid protests and concerns on the process of awarding contract, Florida is moving ahead with outsourcing of MMJ identification cards. A contract was signed on Monday by Florida’s Office of MMJ Use and Veritec Solutions LLC in this regard.  A protest was filed by the Automated Health Systems with the State’s Division of Administrative Hearings against this outsourcing. However, the Surgeon General of the Florida’s department of health wasted no time in […]

LA Cannabis Licensing and Social Equity Program Intends to Compensate the Disproportionate Impact of War on Drugs

LA Cannabis Licensing and Social Equity Program Intends to Compensate the Disproportionate Impact of War on Drugs

Los Angeles is finally welcoming commercial marijuana businesses through a program. The program emphasizes on granting a significant share of prospective profitable cannabis market to the ones greatly affected by the previous crackdowns on all such activities. The program will change the nature of marijuana businesses from being symbolic of repression and racial injustice to economic prosperity. As per the data of LAPD, from 2000 to 2017, around 40% […]

Communities in Massachusetts Start to Rebuff Localized Marijuana Bans

Communities in Massachusetts Start to Rebuff Localized Marijuana Bans

November 21, 2017 Massachusetts Number of communities in the state of Massachusetts are opposing the cannabis moratoriums and prohibitions and allowing their territories to be used for commercial operations of marijuana. Lately, voters have nullified the marijuana prohibitions in different towns and cities. This trend might be an indication that the local communities are finally […]

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