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Cannabis and Coronavirus: Bracing for What’s Next as Infection Rates Climb

The first day of July arrived with public health officials issuing dire predictions about rising rates of COVID-19 infection in the United...

Cannabis Company Dixie Brands Drops ‘Dixie’ Moniker

DENVER – Cannabis production and wholesale company Dixie Brands announced a pending name change in response to recent protests and civil unrest...
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Los Angeles Officials Move to Change Rules for Local Legal Cannabis Market

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City Council committee members last week took action to “reboot” the local legal cannabis market, according to...
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CBD Product Use a Crime Punishable under Military Code, Says Pentagon

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Pentagon has moved to make use of CBD products a criminal offense for troops across all branches of...
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DOJ Whistleblower: William Barr’s Dislike of Cannabis Spurred Antitrust Reviews

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Department of Justice (DOJ) whistleblower and U.S. attorney named John Elias is expected to continue testimony today that...

Cannabis and Coronavirus: As Virus Rates Spike, Industry Continues to Contribute

More than two dozen U.S. states last week reported increased rates of COVID-19, including California, Florida, Texas, and Arizona, which reported their...
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76-Year Old San Diego Woman Dies From Vaping-Related Condition

SAN DIEGO – A 76-year old woman was reported to have died of EVALI, the mysterious vaping-related condition that swept through the...
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Louisiana Makes Access Easier for More Medical Marijuana Patients

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards on Monday signed into law, expanded legislation that will allow any state-licensed physician...

Cannabis and Coronavirus: Reopening Amid Unrest, Virus Spikes

Even as civil unrest continued in cities across the United States, since the May 25 death of George Floyd and several police-involved...
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Viola’s Al Harrington Wants to Make 100 Black Cannabis Millionaires

LOS ANGELES – Veteran baller and cannabis entrepreneur Al Harrington, founder and chief executive officer at cannabis producer Viola Brands, has committed...