January 2020

Trump Said Something More Important Than ‘Marijuana Lowers Your IQ’, and It Could be a Good Thing

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The most important takeaway from President Trump’s secret recording discussing marijuana is not the fact that the 73-year-old President thinks marijuana lowers your IQ. While that’s the better headline, the bigger deal has to do with the President’s comments on cannabis and banking. The clip was captured by Lev Parnas, an associate of Trump attorney Rudolph Giuliani, who is at the center of the Ukraine scandal that led to the president’s impeachment. Parnas first broached… Read More »Trump Said Something More Important Than ‘Marijuana Lowers Your IQ’, and It Could be a Good Thing

Someone Robbed the “Cannabis Amnesty Box” at a Chicago Airport

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Who could have foreseen this? Police in Chicago say an incoming traveler at Midway Airport managed to steal marijuana from one of the facility’s “Cannabis Amnesty Boxes” on Wednesday. The boxes, which were installed only weeks ago to coincide with the legalization of recreational marijuana in Illinois, are intended for departing passengers wishing to dispose of their cannabis products before boarding their flights at Midway or O’Hare. Police reportedly noticed the marijuana missing from an… Read More »Someone Robbed the “Cannabis Amnesty Box” at a Chicago Airport

Here are all the 2020 Marijuana Bills in the Florida Legislature

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▪ Waive the $75 medical card fee for patients who are veterans. ▪ Eliminate the vertically integrated business model in Florida’s medical marijuana law and undo the cap on the number of licenses. The current model maintains that a license holder must grow, process, test and sell their product without any subcontractors or middle men.  ▪ Prohibit marijuana retail facilities from producing their own products, as they are currently required to do.  ▪ Authorize patients to have more than one… Read More »Here are all the 2020 Marijuana Bills in the Florida Legislature

First Illinois Marijuana Lounge to Open in Springfield

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A Springfield marijuana dispensary is the first in the state to get approval to open a spot for people to smoke weed. Illinois Supply and Provisions plans to connect the space to its marijuana shop in downtown Springfield. The company is still working on the concept and has not set an opening date. “It’s going to be more than just a big open room where people can smoke cannabis,” said spokesman Chris McCloud. “It’s going… Read More »First Illinois Marijuana Lounge to Open in Springfield

Legalizing Recreational Leads to Increase in Medical Marijuana Patients

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Since recreational weed went on sale in Illinois three weeks ago, long lines have formed outside dispensaries, stores have established buying limits and some have run out of product.  All that was expected, based on what’s happened as other states legalized cannabis. But there’s also been a less anticipated result: More people want medical marijuana cards. More than 2,570 people applied for medical cards between Jan. 1, when recreational sales started, and Jan. 17, according… Read More »Legalizing Recreational Leads to Increase in Medical Marijuana Patients

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