Week in Review: NY medical cannabis market could slow adult use, state legalization funding, Mississippi obstacles & more

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to legalize adult-use cannabis, but the state’s heavily restricted medical marijuana program could hamper those efforts. MJBizDaily takeaway: Experts believe that New York needs to expand its MMJ program in advance of potential adult use. If not, supply and access issues could be exacerbated, making it difficult to meet […]

Week in Review: NY medical marijuana market could slow adult use, state legalization funding, Mississippi obstacles & more is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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Do I Need to File Form D in Cannabis Fundraising? What if I Missed the Filing Deadline?

I have written in the past that cannabis companies of all stripes (whether involved in marijuana or hemp) that are in fundraising mode need to know when they are offering securities for many different compliance-related reasons, the biggest of which is to avoid jail time for committing securities fraud. According to the U.S. Securities Act […]

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Cannabis Business News – cannabis Ballot Questions and Legalization Bills Likely To Pass?

Each week Jimmy Young of Pro Cannabis Media, Curt Dalton of Cannabis.net, Deb Borchardt of the Green Market Report, Solomon Israel of Marijuana Business Daily, Phil Adams of Vote Pro Pot Podcast, Ry Russell of WeedBuds, and special guests get together to discuss the week in weed. What happened in the marijuana industry this week with voting coming up on Tuesday?  This week, David Rabinovitz of CannaVenture discusses the Massachusetts marijuana scene and how the new delivery licenses for social equity and economic empowerment candidates may be influx. Are there nefarious players moving the chess board in the favor or big retail and established stores?  Is someone being influenced now to favor big marijuana shows over smaller SE and EE applicants?  Find out and watch this week’s episode now!

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Out In the Cold – Harm Reduction Non-Profit Vows to Fight Despite Eviction

CANNABIS CULTURE – As opioid overdoses skyrocket in the province, the BC Supreme Court has ruled that a nonprofit helping more than 200 Downtown Eastside Vancouver residents with harm-reducing cannabis has to vacate the building from which it operates. A branch of the Cannabis Substitution Project (CSP) and cost-reducing nonprofit The Healing Wave both operate out of the shop at 157 Cordova Street. They have been essential to members who cannot afford the high prices set…
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Judge dismisses California cannabis racketeering suit

A federal judge dismissed a $200 million civil racketeering lawsuit filed by a Southern California cannabis farmer against another grower, ruling the claim had no standing because marijuana is illegal under federal law. The case was an unusual twist on lawsuits that have been filed against marijuana cultivators under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations […]

Judge dismisses California cannabis racketeering suit is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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Hemp Seeds An Excellent Source Of Omega-3 And Omega-6 Fatty Acids

Hemp seeds are from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa, the same species (but different variety) of cannabis, or marijuana. Hemp seeds do not contain the psychoactive cannabinoids tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Hemp is back! This variety of the cannabis plant, not to be confused with its intoxicating cousin (marijuana), is one of the most significant crops in history. Hemp dates back to 8,000 B.C. in present-day Iran and Iraq. It was among the first…
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New Zealand Votes Against Legalizing Cannabis, Preliminary Results Show

New Zealanders voted to legalize euthanasia in a binding referendum, but preliminary results released Friday showed they likely would not legalize marijuana. With about 83 per cent of votes counted, New Zealanders emphatically endorsed the euthanasia measure with 65 per cent voting in favour and 34 per cent voting against. The “No” vote on marijuana was much closer, with 53 per cent voting against legalizing the drug for recreational use and 46 per cent voting…
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