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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A congressional committee decided against amending banking rules for the cannabis industry.If enacted, the new regulations would have prevented the U.S Department of Treasury from attempting to "penalize a financial institution solely because the institution provides...
Traditionally, the month of June celebrates dads and grads. This Sunday is Father’s Day, while all month long hopeful college graduates are getting ready for a well-deserved summer off and embarking on the next big adventure. Of course, we...
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Uruguay is running out of weed.The first country to approve nationwide recreational cannabis sales doesn't have enough legal cannabis to go around. According to a government official, Uruguayans consumed about 20-25 metric tons of black market...
WASHINGTON D.C. – It’s a happy day for hemp advocates like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), as the Senate Agricultural Committee voted 20-1 to approve 2018 Farm Bill legislation that includes provisions that would allow industrial hemp farming...
CORVALLIS, Ore.–Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday raided marijuana dispensary Corvallis Cannabis Club (CCC).Federal officials allege that the marijuana retailer was involved in interstate cannabis distribution and sales, as well as a...
OTTAWA, Ontario -The cannabis industry may be creating new jobs at a breakneck pace, but that doesn't mean everyone is raking in the cash.According to payscale.com, the average budtender earns $11.93 per hour. But cultivation could offer much more...
JERUSALEM–Israeli media outlets reported that last week during a “heated” debate in the Israeli Knesset, a cannabis activist held up a bottle he said contained cannabis oil and drank it to protest the Israeli Medical Cannabis Authority’s (ICMA) new...
Montpelier, VT- Next month new cannabis laws will take effect in Vermont. Unfortunately, it appears a bit of confusion is also on the way.Although new regulations will be implemented on July 1, they have not been reconciled with the...
INDIANAPOLIS–News channel WTHR 13 on Monday reported that U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams told them that neither Health and Human Services or the Food and Drug Administration currently has a position on nationwide CBD legalization, but that “components”...
DENVER–In what turned out to be a big week for cannabis, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO) drew the criticism of medical marijuana and cannabis industry advocates last week by vetoing three legislative bills that would have increased access to...

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