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Even Youtube Is Chilling Out On Cannabis

On the same day that Governor Andrew Cuomo fully legalized recreational weed use across New York, YouTube quietly lifted a few of its own restrictions regarding the drug, too. In a Wednesday update posted to the company’s ad-friendly content guidelines…

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Florida Teacher Fired For Medical Cannabis Use

Medical cannabis has been legal in the state since 2016. A Florida high school teacher has been fired for using medical cannabis, reports the Associated Press. Despite the state legalizing medical cannabis five years ago, the Brevard County School Boar…

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Democratic Senators Elevate Federal Cannabis Reform To High Priority

On February 1, Senators Cory Booker and Ron Wyden, alongside Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement announcing that marijuana reform bills would be merged as Congress moves toward some form of federal cannabis legalization. In th…

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New Jersey Marijuana Stuck In Limbo

Canopy Growth has promoted David Culver, naming him the company’s new VP of government relations. Culver spent 16 years at the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States before joining Canopy Growth. California cannabis brand Papa & Barkley has…

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UFC Won’t Punish Fighters For Cannabis Use In Policy Change

The UFC will no longer punish fighters for using marijuana in most cases, making a major change to its anti-doping policy. The world’s largest mixed martial arts promotion confirmed Thursday that it will no longer worry about positive tests for carboxy…

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Mexico Set to Become World’s Largest Legal Cannabis Market

Mexico is home to the world’s most powerful drug cartels, who have terrorized the country for years. But the country is poised to try something different in tackling the gangs by legalizing at least one of their products: marijuana. Mexico is set to be…

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European Medical Cannabis Sector, Mapped For The First Time

The global image of European cannabis is changing, again. Back in 2016, there were very few North Americans interested in what was happening this side of the Atlantic. A couple of early movers, including Tilray’s Brendan Kennedy, were in London raising…

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Will We See Mexico Legalize Cannabis In 2021?

This month, I visited Mexico City in an effort to bolster momentum toward the passage of the groundbreaking Senate bill concerning cannabis legalization in the United Mexican States. In November, the Senate cannabis bill was passed and moved to the low…

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5 takeaways from New Jersey’s cannabis legalization bill

New Jersey legislators may vote on a contentious adult-use implementation bill this week. Here’s what’s in it.
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