MA entrepreneurs fear local resistance, fees will hinder recreational cannabis rollout

MA entrepreneurs fear local resistance, fees will hinder recreational cannabis rollout Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana program is set to launch July 1, but cannabis business executives in the state predict that fewer than a dozen retail marijuana stores will be ready to open. “It’s going to take 18 to 24 months until there’s a robust retail marketplace,” David Torrisi, president of the Commonwealth Dispensary Association, told The […] MA entrepreneurs fear local...

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Ohio recreational marijuana campaign cleared to collect signatures

Ohio recreational marijuana campaign cleared to collect signatures An Ohio campaign to legalize adult-use cannabis has gotten the go-ahead to begin collecting signatures to place a ballot question before voters in November 2019. The campaign, Ohio Families for Change, got its initiative certified earlier this month for the 2019 ballot by the state attorney general’s office, and the Ohio Ballot Board signed off on it […] Ohio recreational marijuana campaign...

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New Jersey dispensary partners with John Boehner’s cannabis company

New Jersey dispensary partners with John Boehner’s cannabis company A longtime medical cannabis dispensary in New Jersey has struck a partnership with Acreage Holdings, the multistate marijuana business that last month brought former House Speaker John Boehner onto its board of directors. According to NJ.com, Compassionate Care Foundation in south New Jersey is teaming up with Acreage to construct a 100,000-square-foot grow operation. Acreage […] New Jersey dispensary...

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Week in Review: Medical marijuana research, Louisiana lawsuit & Ohio’s extra MMJ license

Week in Review: Medical marijuana research, Louisiana lawsuit & Ohio’s extra MMJ license Pennsylvania approves eight universities to conduct medical marijuana research, a company spurned for a Louisiana license sues the state, and Ohio awards an additional MMJ permit. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the cannabis industry over the past week. Pennsylvania takes research reins Pennsylvania’s decision to allow eight colleges to research medical...

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Free Help for Californians Looking to Expunge Cannabis Convictions

Free Help for Californians Looking to Expunge Cannabis Convictions Trying to get rid of a past California cannabis conviction? The Drug Policy Alliance is hosting a free event in San Bernardino this weekend to help get you started. The post Free Help for Californians Looking to Expunge Cannabis Convictions appeared first on Leafly. Source:...

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