Higher Love Cannabis Co. opens in Houghton

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - Higher Love Cannabis Co. opened a storefront in Houghton on Monday. It’s located off US-41, just outside of town towards Chassell. Higher Love President Joni Moore says the dispensary farms its flower in the Upper Peninsula, and that everything is grown in organic soil. So, customers...
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(Not) High times at IR meeting: Cannabis retailer files lawsuit

R.R. Johnson IRON RIVER — One potential cannabis retailer doesn’t think so highly of the city of Iron River’s choice to amend its ordinance related to cannabis facilities. Another disagrees with the city’s evaluation of their application. At the Iron River City Council’s general meeting on Oct. 20, proposed cannabis retailer AA Budz was confirmed to have filed a lawsuit against the city. Proposed…
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Cannabis company opens shop in Marlborough

Local Roots, a Massachusetts cannabis company with cultivating, retail and delivery services, has opened a shop in Marlborough. Local Roots’ newest dispensary, located at 910 Boston Post Road East (Route 20) east of downtown Marlborough, joins two existing stores in Fitchburg and Sturbridge. The company also has growing and production facilities in Barre and Framingham.

Lawmakers recommend significant changes to South Dakota’s medical-cannabis laws

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — Less than a year after 70% of South Dakota voters said yes to Initiated Measure 26, and just weeks before a November 18 deadline to start issuing cards to patients and care-givers, a panel of state lawmakers spent Wednesday debating ways to potentially change key parts of the new medical-cannabis program.
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Who Left Contentious Fresno Cannabis License Hearing Happy or in Tears?

Only one previously approved cannabis retail store survived the Fresno City Council appeals hearing on Wednesday. “I hope that the administrative team got the message pretty clearly that they should not be bringing forward proposals that don’t meet the values of this council. Location matters, resident and support matters. Proximity to schools, parks, and community centers matter.” — City Councilman Miguel Arias.
Augusta Free Press

Herring warns Virginians of dangers of illegal cannabis edibles

News, press releases, letters to the editor: Attorney General Mark R. Herring is warning Virginians about the dangers of cannabis edibles and hemp derivatives in packaging designed to look like well-known snack foods and candy, which are marketed towards children. These products are unregulated, illegal, and may be extremely...
Press Democrat

Sonoma County supervisors extend cannabis cultivation permit moratorium

Sonoma County cannabis growers who use a streamlined permit designed to help small farmers have three years to apply for more stringently regulated permit or risk being shut down. The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to extend the county’s 45-day moratorium on so-called multi-tenant use permits to September 10,...

City gets presentation on potential cannabis lounges

Cannabis possession arrests are down since Nevada legalized cannabis in 2016. But cannabis driving-under-the-influence arrests are way up since that time. The Reno City Council today heard an update on dispensaries, arrests and the process for opening cannabis lounges. Figures presented by city staff show police arrested as many as...

Reno City Council to continue discussions on cannabis lounges

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Reno City Council has directed its staff to continue researching the issues of cannabis lounges and curbside pickup. The Nevada Legislature passed AB 533 in 2019 and it was signed into law by Gov. Steve Sisolak. The law allows for the legalization of cannabis consumption lounges and curbside pickup.

FSAI warns of cannabis in sweets ahead of Halloween

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a warning about jelly sweets containing cannabis ahead of Halloween. The agency urged people to be vigilant due to the dangers of consumption, particularly by children, of products such as jelly sweets containing the psychoactive cannabis component known as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Products are packaged to resemble popular brands of jellies to avoid detection. In the United States these kinds of candies are commonly referred to as dummies.

Acapulco Gold For Silver Anniversary: California's Heavy Hitters Launch 'HVY Grand,' First Liquid Trichome Cannabis Tincture

Heavy Hitters, California's premier cannabis brand, announced a bold innovation to celebrate their 25th anniversary: HVY Grand, the first large-format distilled cannabis tincture. The tincture is distilled from the iconic cannabis strain Acapulco Gold. HVY Grand features a nano-emulsion blended with Liquid Trichomes™ to deliver 1,000mg THC in a never-before-seen...

EXCLUSIVE: Terry Booth Explains Audacious' Big Bet On Cannabis Brands

Terry Booth, CEO of Audacious – Australis Capital Inc (OTC:AUSAF) and co-founder of Aurora Cannabis Inc (NASDAQ:ACB), was a guest on the Benzinga Cannabis Hour show, live from the floor of MjBizCon in Las Vegas. Terry, cannabis OG, reviewed with Javier Hasse the beginnings of the marijuana Industry and discussed...