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  • Walmart Announces Plans To Stop Selling E-Cigarettes
    by Thomas Edward on September 20, 2019 at 9:06 pm

    The big-box retailer will no longer sell e-cigarettes in any of its U.S. stores. The post Walmart Announces Plans To Stop Selling E-Cigarettes appeared first on High Times.

  • SAFE Banking Act Heads To House Of Representatives Next Week
    by Caitlin Donohue on September 20, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    Maryland Democrat and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer wants to put the SAFE Banking Act to a vote by the end of the month. The post SAFE Banking Act Heads To House Of Representatives Next Week appeared first on High Times.

  • In historic move, US House to vote on cannabis banking bill next week
    by Jeff Smith on September 20, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    A bill that would create a federal safe harbor for financial institutions to serve state-lawful cannabis businesses and ancillary companies will be put to a landmark vote in the U.S. House of Representatives next week, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Friday. Hoyer, D-Maryland, announced on the House floor that he will schedule the SAFE Banking […] In historic move, US House to vote on cannabis banking bill next week is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal […]

  • Walmart pulls plug on all e-cigarette sales as vaping crisis roils marijuana industry
    by John Rebchook on September 20, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    Walmart said Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam’s Clubs following a string of mysterious illnesses and deaths related to vaping. Walmart’s decision comes in the wake of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launching a criminal investigation into the vaping health crisis, bringing added scrutiny to the […] Walmart pulls plug on all e-cigarette sales as vaping crisis roils marijuana industry is a post from: […]

  • 200 cannabis stores approved by Calgary, more than BC, Ontario & Quebec combined
    by Matt Lamers on September 20, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    The number of city-approved cannabis stores in Calgary surpassed 200 this week, while the province has licensed 63 of those to open their doors to customers. The city’s store approvals exceed Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec combined, the three most-populous provinces in the country. Experts say Calgary should be seen as an example for other […] 200 cannabis stores approved by Calgary, more than BC, Ontario & Quebec combined is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: […]

  • Wisconsin Legislators Introduce Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana
    by A.J. Herrington on September 20, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    The bill is bipartisan and comprehensive. The post Wisconsin Legislators Introduce Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana appeared first on High Times.

  • Wisconsin lawmakers introduce bill to legalize medical cannabis
    by Jeff Smith on September 20, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    Three legislators introduced a bipartisan bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin, creating a licensing system for growers, processors and sellers. Sens. Jon Erpenbach and Patrick Testin along with Rep. Chris Taylor introduced the bill Friday. Erpenbach and Taylor are Democrats. Testin is a Republican. The bill faces an uphill fight in the Republican-controlled […] Wisconsin lawmakers introduce bill to legalize medical cannabis is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: […]

  • Ecuador moves closer to legalize medical cannabis and hemp
    by Alfredo Pascual on September 20, 2019 at 6:33 pm

    Ecuador is one of the few South American countries that still has not legalized medical cannabis nor hemp, but that could change soon. This week, the country’s Congress approved a major reform of the Organic Integral Criminal Code. If given the green light by the executive branch – which has the authority to veto proposed […] Ecuador moves closer to legalize medical cannabis and hemp is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for […]

  • Is Cannabis Ruining Your Teeth?
    by Alexa Peters on September 20, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    A recent study found that cannabis smoking can lead to oral health issues. Here's what the science says, and how to avoid problems. The post Is Cannabis Ruining Your Teeth? appeared first on Leafly.

  • Missouri Health Officials Announce State’s First Vaping-Related Death
    by Associated Press on September 20, 2019 at 5:46 pm

    A man in his mid-40s was hospitalized in late August and died this week. The post Missouri Health Officials Announce State’s First Vaping-Related Death appeared first on High Times.

  • Cresco Capital backs $25 million funding of CPG marijuana firm
    by Nick Thomas on September 20, 2019 at 5:41 pm

    Los Angeles-based Future State Brands, a consumer brands cannabis holding company, received $25 million of funding led by Cresco Capital Partners. Future State Brands has a portfolio of hemp, THC and CBD brands in a variety of sectors including beverage, clothing and cosmetics. The proceeds will be used by the holding company for product development […] Cresco Capital backs $25 million funding of CPG marijuana firm is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & […]

  • How to Keep Your Electric Atomizer Ready to Rip
    by Leafly Staff on September 20, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    Vapor.com wants cannabis users to make sure their e-rigs are always ready to rip. Use these tips to keep electric atomizers, like the KandyPens Oura, clean and ready for your next session. The post How to Keep Your Electric Atomizer Ready to Rip appeared first on Leafly.

  • 6 Things Every Beginning Cannabis Homegrower Should Know
    by Ben Klibaner on September 20, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    Always wanted to homegrow cannabis but thought it might be too much hassle? Fear not, here's some basic advice to get you started. The post 6 Things Every Beginning Cannabis Homegrower Should Know appeared first on Leafly.

  • How to Talk to Your Grandparents About Cannabis
    by Devon Scoble on September 20, 2019 at 2:50 pm

    Six tips for talking to boomers and their parents about weed. The post How to Talk to Your Grandparents About Cannabis appeared first on Leafly.

  • Vape crisis continues, federal cannabis bill moves, Utah licenses & more
    by Laura Hamilton on September 20, 2019 at 10:30 am

    State regulators from across the country react to the vaping crisis, a federal marijuana banking bill sees movement, Utah ups its medical cannabis licensing opportunities – and more of the week’s top marijuana business news. States’ responses to vaping crisis State regulators nationwide have begun responding in earnest to the vaping illness epidemic, which now stands […] Vape crisis continues, federal cannabis bill moves, Utah licenses & more is a post from: […]

  • Vape Pen Lung Disease: Here’s What You Need to Know
    by David Downs on September 20, 2019 at 3:30 am

    Throw away any street-purchased vape carts. Pen makers are cutting them with dangerous additives including Vitamin E oil. The post Vape Pen Lung Disease: Here’s What You Need to Know appeared first on Leafly.

  • New Hampshire lawmakers override governor’s medical cannabis veto
    by Jeff Smith on September 19, 2019 at 10:37 pm

    Certified New Hampshire patients soon will have the ability to buy medical marijuana even if they haven’t had the same doctor for three months – a development that could provide a sales boost to the state’s small MMJ market. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed a bill last month to eliminate the waiting period, but both the […] New Hampshire lawmakers override governor’s medical cannabis veto is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & […]

  • Marijuana industry veteran Vo leaves CEO job at BioTrackTHC
    by Bart Schaneman on September 19, 2019 at 10:24 pm

    Patrick Vo exited his job as CEO of BiotrackTHC after resigning from the board of is parent company, Helix TCS. For more than seven years, Vo was an executive at Florida-based BioTrackTHC, a seed-to-sale software provider, most recently serving as CEO and president. Colorado-based Helix TCS acquired BioTrackTHC in June 2018. Helix is involved in […] Marijuana industry veteran Vo leaves CEO job at BioTrackTHC is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness […]

  • Beto O’Rourke Would Use Marijuana Taxes To Help Expunge Possession Convictions
    by Adam Drury on September 19, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    Beto O'Rourke's legalization plan would include a monthly stipend for those formerly incarcerated for marijuana charges. The post Beto O’Rourke Would Use Marijuana Taxes To Help Expunge Possession Convictions appeared first on High Times.

  • FDA discloses criminal probe into vaping health crisis, putting added scrutiny on cannabis industry
    by Bart Schaneman on September 19, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a criminal investigation into the vaping health crisis, bringing added scrutiny to the state-legal marijuana industry and potentially exposing companies to federal legal action. FDA discloses criminal probe into vaping health crisis, putting added scrutiny on cannabis industry is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Canadian Health Officials Now Investigating Vaping-Related Hospitalization
    by Caitlin Donohue on September 19, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    The unnamed patient has since recovered and is no longer in the hospital. The post Canadian Health Officials Now Investigating Vaping-Related Hospitalization appeared first on High Times.

  • How to Spot a Fake Vape Cartridge
    by Emily Earlenbaugh on September 19, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Pro tip: Only buy from state-licensed stores, and give the packaging and label extra scrutiny. The post How to Spot a Fake Vape Cartridge appeared first on Leafly.

  • Phoenix authorities bust cannabis vape operation
    by John Rebchook on September 19, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    Law enforcement authorities found about 1,100 packaged vape cartridges in a raid of a suspected marijuana and THC vape cartridge operation in north Phoenix. The raid comes as hundreds of illnesses and seven deaths across the country are being linked to e-cigarettes and marijuana vaping devices, in both the legal and illegal markets. The vape cartridges […] Phoenix authorities bust cannabis vape operation is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness […]

  • Federal Government Funds Nine Research Grants To Study CBD
    by Associated Press on September 19, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    The Unites States government is spending $3 million to research the health benefits of cannabis, yet it remains illegal on the federal level. The post Federal Government Funds Nine Research Grants To Study CBD appeared first on High Times.

  • Candidates Expected to Go Quiet on Cannabis Ahead of Federal Election
    by Jesse B. Staniforth on September 19, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    Liberals reticent to take credit for creating a thriving new job market. The post Candidates Expected to Go Quiet on Cannabis Ahead of Federal Election appeared first on Leafly.

  • Federal Judge Says Indiana’s Ban On Smokable Hemp Is Unconstitutional
    by A.J. Herrington on September 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    Federal Judge Sarah Evans Barker ruled in favor of smokable hemp. The post Federal Judge Says Indiana’s Ban On Smokable Hemp Is Unconstitutional appeared first on High Times.

  • Legislators Have Approved Changes To Utah’s Medical Cannabis Law
    by Associated Press on September 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    The Utah Senate and House of Representatives voted unanimously to send the proposal to Republican Gov. Gary Herbert. The post Legislators Have Approved Changes To Utah’s Medical Cannabis Law appeared first on High Times.

  • How to assess marijuana deals without traditional metrics
    by Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier on September 19, 2019 at 6:41 pm

    Cannabis companies are issuing equity, debt and warrants for acquisitions at a rapid pace right now, moves that require answers to key questions for keen investors. How to assess marijuana deals without traditional metrics is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Program Interrupted Due to Software Glitch
    by Thomas Edward on September 19, 2019 at 6:27 pm

    This is not the first time medical cannabis programs have had problems with this software. The post Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Program Interrupted Due to Software Glitch appeared first on High Times.

  • How to Protect Your Cannabis Crop From Rain
    by Trevor Hennings on September 19, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    When harvest approaches, so does the rainy season. Here's how to keep your buds fresh and healthy when storm clouds are on the horizon. The post How to Protect Your Cannabis Crop From Rain appeared first on Leafly.

  • New Mexico balks at issuing medical cannabis cards to nonresidents
    by Jeff Smith on September 19, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    New Mexico health officials are refusing to issue medical marijuana identification cards to out-of-state residents, despite a recent judge’s order. Providing MMJ identification cards to nonresidents could give the state’s medical cannabis sales a shot in the arm. The Albuquerque Journal reported that the state Department of Health asked a state judge to reconsider a […] New Mexico balks at issuing medical cannabis cards to nonresidents is a post from: Marijuana Business […]

  • Mexico has over a month to legalize recreational cannabis, with 10 proposed laws in the mix
    by Alfredo Pascual on September 19, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    With a court-ordered deadline to legalize recreational cannabis in Mexico approaching next month, parliamentarians have no fewer than 10 proposed laws to scrutinize. It is anyone’s guess which one will come out on top. But the clock is ticking, with lawmakers facing a little more than a month to pass legalization legislation. Mexico would become […] Mexico has over a month to legalize recreational cannabis, with 10 proposed laws in the mix is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: […]

  • Feds Fund CBD Research but Refuse to Consider THC Studies
    by The Associated Press on September 19, 2019 at 4:58 pm

    THC is unsuitable for treating pain, say officials, because of 'potential for abuse.' Unlike, say, Oxycontin or fentanyl. The post Feds Fund CBD Research but Refuse to Consider THC Studies appeared first on Leafly.