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12
Apr
2020

DEA Deschedules Epidiolex, Senators Urge SBA to Extend Economic Assistance to Cannabis Businesses: Week in Review

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DEA Deschedules Epidiolex, Senators Urge SBA to Extend Economic Assistance to Cannabis Businesses: Week in Review California is the largest cannabis market in the U.S., but it also is the state market that arguably has grappled with the greatest challenges since adult-use legalization rolled out there Jan. 1, 2018. With a many-decades-long history of cannabis

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23
Mar
2020

Cannabis Industry Grapples with COVID-19 Outbreak, Maine Issues First Adult-Use Licenses: Week in Review

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Cannabis Industry Grapples with COVID-19 Outbreak, Maine Issues First Adult-Use Licenses: Week in Review Consumers across the U.S. are stocking up on the essentials: toilet paper, food and cannabis. That means long lines at dispensaries as customers in many markets rush to purchase what they can in anticipation of shelter-in-place orders and business shutdowns. The

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19
Mar
2020

Malawi Becomes Latest African Country to Legalize Cannabis for Certain Uses

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Malawi Becomes Latest African Country to Legalize Cannabis for Certain Uses On March 11, President Trump instructed the Small Business Administration (SBA) to allot $50 billion in aid to small businesses via low-interest loans during the historic coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, which would help small businesses stay afloat with current expenses, including payroll. While the

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15
Mar
2020

Illinois Extends Cannabis License Application Deadline Amid Coronavirus Concerns, Virginia Lawmakers Send Decriminalization Bill to Governor: Week in Review

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Illinois Extends Cannabis License Application Deadline Amid Coronavirus Concerns, Virginia Lawmakers Send Decriminalization Bill to Governor: Week in Review The 2020 North Central Extension & Research Activity-101 (NCERA-101) Annual Meeting, which was scheduled for March 15-18, has been postponed because of the coronavirus. The event is a gathering of minds in controlled environment agriculture (CEA).

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14
Mar
2020

Coronavirus Outbreak Prompts Uptick in Cannabis Sales, Including Emergent Delivery Services

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Coronavirus Outbreak Prompts Uptick in Cannabis Sales, Including Emergent Delivery Services The 2020 North Central Extension & Research Activity-101 (NCERA-101) Annual Meeting, which was scheduled for March 15-18, has been postponed because of the coronavirus. The event is a gathering of minds in controlled environment agriculture (CEA). NCERA-101 was scheduled to be held at the

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11
Mar
2020

Left Coast Ventures Announces Acquisition of Sisu Extracts

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Left Coast Ventures Announces Acquisition of Sisu Extracts On March 10, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office released the following press release about recent filed petitions to add a “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol” amendment to the state’s constitution: (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the summary language for a proposed amendment to the

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14
Feb
2020

Three New Standards Aim to Support Cannabis Facility Security

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Three New Standards Aim to Support Cannabis Facility Security CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PRESS RELEASE–Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, has announced a high-profile leadership hire to support its steadfast commitment to building the most important cannabis company in the U.S. Greg Butler joins Cresco Labs as its first

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4
Feb
2020

Golden Leaf Holdings to Acquire Extractor Tozmoz

Golden Leaf Holdings to Acquire Extractor Tozmoz When people hear that Mark Sunderland—chief innovation officer of Hemp Black and Thomas Jefferson University’s vice president of innovation and technology—is tinkering with hemp textiles, they assume he’s designing T-shirts, Sunderland says. But his research goes far beyond soft, short-sleeved shirts, and for good reason: Hemp just can’t

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2
Feb
2020

Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bills Advance in New Hampshire and New Mexico, MedMen CEO Steps Down: Week in Review

Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bills Advance in New Hampshire and New Mexico, MedMen CEO Steps Down: Week in Review At least 30,000 customers across multiple U.S. cannabis dispensaries have been impacted by a data breach linked to point-of-sale software company THSuite, and Matthew Dunn, associate managing director in the Cyber Risk Practice of Kroll, says the

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