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Ozy talks to Las Vegas’ cannabis friendly congresswoman
Rep. Dina Titus (D),
who might run for Senate. Nevada state senator Tick Segerblom (D) predicted
home REC delivery
will arrive soon in the state.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn) is “
” on cannabis. He has been reluctant to discuss it, in part due to his part drug use. Congressman Tom Garrett (R-Va.) discussed
why he wants to end
Between January and August, Canadian cannabis companies
through debt instruments.
Ontario considers a retail price of C$10 per gram reasonable and
may coordinate prices
with other provinces.
Nevada’s supreme court will
the state’s cannabis distribution fight.
Scholar Naomi Schaefer Riley is skeptical about whether entering the cannabis business would
benefit native tribes
Former Democratic New York Senator turned cannabis lobbyist Alfonse D’Amato explained his
‘epiphany’ on cannabis
acquired The Reserve
, an Orange County, Calif. Dispensary owned by rapper The Game, for $7M.
Colorado biotech firm Front Range Biosciences
Las Vegas is getting its
first 24/7 dispensary
. Dispensaries previously had to close between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m.
A trio of Denver businesspeople
want to apply
for the city’s first social use permit. They do not yet have a location. Toronto cannabis lounges that have operated for almost 20 years
want to go legal
German chemical and pharmaceutical giant Bayer says it
needs more time
to complete its $66 billion acquisition of U.S. agritech firm Monsanto. I’ve argued that a combined company would be positioned to
dominate global cannabis
Canadian convenience store
wants to sell weed.
Note: WeedWeek editor Alex Halperin is excited to be on a panel at the New West Summit.
Health and Science
Legislative alert: Senate Republicans are presenting a
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that would likely cost
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This appeal is especially relevant to those of you in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia. To see Jimmy Kimmel
Citing legal concerns, the University of Maryland pharmacy school
to offer classes for cannabis industry workers.
Leaf Science offers an evenhanded explainer on the concentrated cannabis oil known as
Rick Simpson oil
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The Cannabist interviews
, whose “underground comix” promoted cannabis 50 years ago. His most famous characters include the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers:
Freewheelin’ Franklin, Phineas and Fat Freddy, who debuted in Austin newspaper The Rag in 1968. They were known for the catchphrase: “Dope will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no dope.”
Kirsten Dunst stars in the new Humboldt County drama "Woodshock." L.A. Times critic Sheri Linden says it’s a
bit of a muddle
. During the filming, Dunst
got very high
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