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    A Durango marijuana dispensary has issued a recall over concerns regarding banned pesticide use during plant production, according to the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division. Kinfolk Farms LLC marijuana cultivation, doing business in Durango as Kinfolk Farms, has recalled two marijuana harvest batches after the MED and the Colorado Department of Health and Public Environment determined that growers were using banned pesticides. The recalled strains are Blue Dream (batch number: BlueDream021720) and Mai Tai (batch number: MaiTaiFR11292020), with the cultivation license number 403R-00378;...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The second recreational-only marijuana dispensary in Chicago opens Wednesday, on – believe it or not – Weed Street. As CBS 2’s Tara Molina reported, the opening comes after more licensing delays from the state, with Gov. JB Pritzker signing an executive order delaying 80 licenses indefinitely due to COVID-19. “I think it was meant to be,” said Wren Berger, the director of operations for Windy City Cannabis. “Weed on Weed.” Meant to be or not, opening a...
    Boulder is quickly turning into the marijuana delivery capital of Colorado...but only by default. Earlier this month, Magnolia Road Cannabis Co. became the third Colorado dispensary permitted for medical marijuana delivery, according to state Marijuana Enforcement Division records. Magnolia Road will have some local competition, though: The other two dispensaries with delivery licenses — Helping Hands Herbals and the Dandelion by Native Roots — are also located in Boulder. Boulder is one of only two Colorado towns currently allowing medical marijuana...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — In the first six months of legal recreational marijuana, the State of Illinois raked in $52 million in taxes. A quarter of that will go to communities hit hardest by the war on drugs through the Restore, Reinvest and Renew Program. So far users have spent almost $240 million on pot. RELATED: Recreational Marijuana Business Booms Amid Stay-At-Home Order | The Rules Regarding Recreational Marijuana In Illinois The Pritzker administration collected $34.7 million in cannabis excise taxes, and...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — In a highly unusual move, the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a second round of arguments in a battle about whether the state has properly carried out a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana. Justices heard arguments in May in a lawsuit filed by Florigrown, a Tampa-based firm that has challenged the constitutionality of a 2017 law that was designed to carry out the constitutional amendment. The case centers on parts of the law...
    Americans spent more money on marijuana last year than on toothpaste, hard seltzer and over-the-counter sleep aids combined, according to an analysis from Marijuana Business Daily, a cannabis trade industry publication. Americans spent an estimated $10.6 billion to $13 billion on legal marijuana in 2019, according to the analysis. By 2024, cannabis industry revenue could exceed what Americans spend on craft beer. Sales are on track this year to exceed $15 billion, but the coronavirus pandemic and the...
    Iraq War veteran Sean Worsley (pictured), who suffers from a traumatic brain injury and PTSD, is facing up to five years in prison after he was arrested in Alabama for having medical marijuana  A black disabled Army veteran, who was arrested in Alabama in 2016 for having medical marijuana, is now facing up to five years in prison.  Iraq War veteran Sean Worsley, now 33, who suffers from a traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), was on...
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges is asking the Minnehaha County Commission to forgive nearly $80,000 in public defender legal fees. With credit for time served in a juvenile detention center, Alex Lingor was given 65 days in jail after pleading guilty to second-degree manslaughter, aggravated assault and distribution of marijuana to a minor following the 2017 death of 15-year-old Kareem Cisse. The teen was killed when he crashed...
    44-year-old South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison wants to take Lindsey Grahams U.S. Senate seat blue and says his home state needs leaders in Washington who understand the challenges of the 21st century.Saul Loeb | AFP via Getty Images CNBC.com is interviewing candidates for federal office this summer to gain insight into their political vision for the U.S. and how it can impact the economic outlook for the 37% of the 2020 electorate that is from the millennial and Gen Z...
              Law enforcement officers in Nashville have arrested yet another felon and charged him with having a firearm. Per the law, convicted felons may not have guns. “The stop of a Nissan Maxima late Thursday night for having an expired temporary license plate has led to the arrest of convicted felon Daizjohn Sawyers, 21 (pictured above), and a 15-year-old for gun and felony marijuana possession,” according to a press release Metro Nashville officials published...
    After a slow April for Colorado dispensaries, marijuana sales rebounded in May, racking up the states highest monthly sales total since recreational pot shops opened in 2014. According to state Department of Revenue data, Colorado dispensaries sold almost $192.2 million worth of marijuana products in May. Thats about 11 percent higher than the states previous monthly high of $173.2 million, set in August of 2019. Jumping 23 percent month-over-month from April (and the 4/20 holiday), Mays sales were boosted by $149.1...
    After a slow April for Colorado dispensaries, marijuana sales were strong in May, racking up the states highest monthly sales total since recreational pot shops opened in 2014. According to state Department of Revenue data, Colorado dispensaries sold almost $192.2 million worth of marijuana products in May. Thats about 11 percent higher than the states previous monthly high of $173.2 million, set in August of 2019. Jumping 23 percent month-over-month from April (and the 4/20 holiday), Mays sales were boosted by...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The posters started blanketing light posts just a few weeks after the city entered what would be a monthslong stay-at-home order. Vividly colored and bearing a three-headed mushroom, they asked Washingtonians to “reform laws for plant and fungi medicines” by making natural psychedelics “the lowest level police enforcement priority.” It was the start of an underdog campaign that just managed a truly improbable political feat: a successful grassroots petition drive conducted entirely under pandemic lockdown conditions. Last...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The posters started blanketing light posts just a few weeks after the city entered what would be a monthslong stay-at-home order. Vividly colored and bearing a three-headed mushroom, they asked Washingtonians to “reform laws for plant and fungi medicines” by making natural psychedelics “the lowest level police enforcement priority.” It was the start of an underdog campaign that just managed a truly improbable political feat: a successful grassroots petition drive conducted entirely under pandemic lockdown conditions. Last...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The posters started blanketing light posts just a few weeks after the city entered what would be a monthslong stay-at-home order. Vividly colored and bearing a three-headed mushroom, they asked Washingtonians to “reform laws for plant and fungi medicines” by making natural psychedelics “the lowest level police enforcement priority.” It was the start of an underdog campaign that just managed a truly improbable political feat: a successful grassroots petition drive conducted entirely under pandemic lockdown conditions. Last...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The posters started blanketing light posts just a few weeks after the city entered what would be a monthslong stay-at-home order. Vividly colored and bearing a three-headed mushroom, they asked Washingtonians to “reform laws for plant and fungi medicines” by making natural psychedelics “the lowest level police enforcement priority.” It was the start of an underdog campaign that just managed a truly improbable political feat: a successful grassroots petition drive conducted entirely under pandemic lockdown conditions....
    By ASHRAF KHALIL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The posters started blanketing light posts just a few weeks after the city entered what would be a monthslong stay-at-home order. Vividly colored and bearing a three-headed mushroom, they asked Washingtonians to “reform laws for plant and fungi medicines” by making natural psychedelics “the lowest level police enforcement priority.” It was the start of an underdog campaign that just managed a truly improbable political feat: a successful grassroots petition drive conducted entirely...
    Officers with the High Point, North Carolina, Police Department were swarmed by a “hostile crowd” of 50 people after searching a home during a drug bust, police said. Police responded to a search of an address on the 1100 block of Campbell Street on Thursday when a “hostile crowd” of about 50 people showed up in front of the residence, WJZY reported. As officers were trying to leave the property after making some arrests, police say several large disturbances kept...
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against the driver of a commercial truck found to contain nearly 9,500 pounds (4,300 kilograms) of marijuana as it entered the United States from Canada. Prabjot Nagra, a citizen of India, was returned to Canada following a court hearing on Thursday, court records indicate. In a statement to Investigative Post, U.S. Attorney James Kennedy, Jr. said the charges were dismissed to give the government more time to investigate what Nagra knew...
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The state of Missouri is investigating a St. Louis company that it says approved 600 fake medical marijuana certifications. State investigators say Lou Moynihan, 33, knew or participated in the fraudulent activity that likely occurred through telemedicine visits when the company, WeedCerts, launched last year. In a Facebook post by Moynihan on June 22, days after the state announced its investigation, WeedCerts said it had alerted the state to the potential fraud in May, according...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City will no longer punish people for marijuana possession, effectively decriminalizing it throughout much of the city. City council members voted 9-4 on Thursday to strip the crime from the city code, The Kansas City Star reported. The change does not legalize its recreational use or change Missouri law. Users can still be charged for possession by county prosecutors who decide to pursue those cases. Kansas City residents voted overwhelmingly in 2017 to eliminate...
    After years of operating under the radar, Colorados commercial marijuana growers are now growing their own brands and profiles. Although dispensaries are no longer required to grow the majority of weed that they sell, customers continue to seek out homegrown products, and many owners are happy to oblige. Veritas Fine Cannabis, one of Colorados first early wholesale growers to successfully brand itself for quality buds, is a prime example of this shift. Already respected for its acumen in the grow,...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio has voted to add cachexia to the list of conditions that qualify for a doctor to recommend medical marijuana for patients. That condition involves weakness or wasting of the body due to chronic illness, and it includes symptoms such as loss of appetite. It sometimes affects patients who have some of the other qualifying conditions on Ohios medical marijuana list, such as AIDS or cancer. The board voted Wednesday to...
    CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge has found Jackson State Universitys former president guilty of misdemeanor charges related to a prostitution sting. Municipal Judge Steve Boone of Clinton found William Bynum Jr. guilty Wednesday of procuring the services of a prostitute, false statement of identity and possession of marijuana, The Clarion Ledger reported. Boone ordered Bynum, 57, to pay a $200 fine for the prostitution charge, and fines of $350 each for the other charges. He also was given...
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three weeks after Nevada announced the state would unconditionally pardon people who were convicted of possessing a small amount of pot, no pardons have been issued. Denise Davis, the executive secretary of the State Board of Pardons Commissions, said Wednesday that the forms people can submit to apply for a pardon were only posted online Tuesday. Officials estimated that thousands would be eligible but Davis said only a handful of applications have come in so far...