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Frenchy Cannoli (1956-2021)

Frenchy Cannoli, a celebrated hashishin, writer, activist, and educator who taught the ancient art of hash-making, succumbed July 18, 2021, to complications following surgery....
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Au Revoir, Frenchy Cannoli

Legendary hashishin, activist, and educator Frenchy Cannoli passed away July 18 after suffering complications from surgery. He was 64. "His passing was unexpected and leaves...
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Senators Unveil Draft Legalization Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Democrats led by Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday unveiled a draft bill that would legalize, regulate, and tax...
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Senators Want Access to SBA Loans for Cannabis Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of ten senators demanded Congress make federal disaster assistance and economic relief programs available to cannabis businesses and companies...
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Apple Clears Cannabis Apps for Upload to App Store

CUPPERTINO, Calif. – Apple Inc. no longer prohibits cannabis-related apps in its online App Store. The technology giant placed limits on its largesse, however:...
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‘Cannabis Sommelier’ Certification Gives Budtenders a New Sales Tool

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Budtenders in competitive markets have a new tool in their sales arsenal: a ‘cannabis sommelier’ certification program that ports a classic...
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Poll: War on Drugs Did More Harm than Good

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The vast majority of Americans—83 percent—believe the war on drugs has been a spectacular failure leading only to increased drug-related harms...

Drug War Prisoner Could Be Home for the Holidays

LANSING, Mich. – After serving more than twenty-five years behind bars for convictions including selling cannabis, Michael Thompson may get to see the new year...

Aphria Acquires Tilray in Reverse Takeover

LEAMINGTON, Ontario, and NANAIMO, British Columbia – Aphria Inc. and Tilray Inc., two Canadian cannabis superpowers traded on the NASDAQ exchange, merged to form...

MORE Act Headed to House Floor Vote by Friday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act, H.R. 3884, is headed to a vote on the floor of the U.S....