42,000 Cannabis Plants Destroyed in California Farms Probe

UKIAH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California have destroyed more than 42,000 marijuana plants as part of an investigation into unlicensed cannabis farms on public and private land that are impacting the environment. RELATED STORY In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that local, state […]

California Ad Campaign Targets Illegal Cannabis Businesses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal. Aiming to slow illegal cannabis sales that are undercutting the nation’s largest licensed market, California is kicking off a public information campaign — Get #weedwise — that encourages consumers to verify that their purchases are tested and […]

US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for adult use. The bipartisan 267-165 vote represents a breakthrough for advocates of legalizing cannabis, who have unsuccessfully pressed the idea in the past under GOP control of the House. Although […]

With CBD Legal, Wisconsin Is Warming to Cannabis

VIROQUA, Wis. (AP) — In a tiny room inside a hair salon in Viroqua, Wisconsin, two women gaze over a glass case. They have driven 30-some miles down the Mississippi River from La Crosse just to check out Kickapoo Kind, a shop established last summer in the heart of the state’s politically liberal Driftless region. […]

Michigan Governor Taking Lead on Cannabis Reform

LANSING, MI — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is among 18 governors to sign a letter urging Congress to open the US banking system to the legal cannabis industry. ‘There is an inherent danger for businesses operating in an all-cash business.’ Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer In the letter written Friday and released Monday, the governors say […]

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