Florida State Quarterback Avoids Jail For Marijuana Possession

Florida State Quarterback Avoids Jail For Marijuana Possession In today’s day and age, petty marijuana arrests feel more like a witch hunt, rather than a productive usage of a police officer’s time and resources. With all that we know about cannabis today, jail time for marijuana possession just seems superfluous. However, this hasn’t deterred authorities from giving it the old college try—literally. Take, for example, the recent probe of Florida State...

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Stock-based compensation drives up MassRoots’ red ink to $44M in 2017

Stock-based compensation drives up MassRoots’ red ink to M in 2017 Turmoil-plagued marijuana tech company MassRoots suffered a $44.3 million loss in 2017, a large portion of which can be attributed to $22 million in stock-based compensation the company handed out during the year. Losses in 2016 totaled $18 million. The Denver-based company’s annual report, filed Tuesday with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission, also revealed the company […] Stock-based...

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Why the US needs federal marijuana reform: Q&A with Congressman Tom Garrett

Why the US needs federal marijuana reform: Q&A with Congressman Tom Garrett U.S. Rep. Tom Garrett isn’t the most likely congressional member to embrace federal marijuana reform. The first-term Republican is from a state – Virginia – that has yet to legalize medical marijuana, although its laws provide protections for people who use cannabidiol oils for medical conditions. Why did Garrett introduce the “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act […] Why...

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Aurora to build Alberta marijuana production facility with eye on exports

Aurora to build Alberta marijuana production facility with eye on exports One of Canada’s top licensed producers unveiled plans for its largest cultivation facility, with a “significant proportion” of the new production slated to address a “massive” supply shortfall for medical cannabis overseas. Aurora Cannabis plans to build the 1.2-million-square-foot facility in Medicine Hat, Alberta, to take advantage of the “sunniest city in Canada” and save […]...

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How marijuana business owners, organized labor can live in peace

How marijuana business owners, organized labor can live in peace Cannabis business owners increasingly must confront a workplace reality that mainstream companies have faced for generations: organized labor. Front and center is the United Food and Commercial Workers union, which is aggressively seeking cannabis workers to join its ranks. How marijuana business owners, organized labor can live in peace is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal &...

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