Cannabis News From Around the World
1.) Colorado couple at center of state's largest-ever black market marijuana ring reach plea agreement
Fayin Deng and Kelly Chuong were set to stand trial this week on felony charges related to the distribution of large quantities of marijuana.
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Police said they found Chen slumped unconscious in the driver's seat, next to an open package of Smokies Edibles Cannabis Infused Fruit Chews.
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Buddy Boy Brands' seven metro-area dispensaries will shutter their doors permanently on Friday, with the owner blaming a market downturn and high costs.
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The German government is setting in motion plans to legalize the sale of cannabis for recreational purposes, aiming to have legislation ready later this year.
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Have you ever dreamed of judging a cannabis competition? Good news: You’re high-ered!
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"Kush," a moniker for marijuana named after the Hindu Kush mountain range in south-central Asia, could be the next Humboldt County, California. The Napa Valley for bud.
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Lawmakers are about to weed out a law that's overgrown its usefulness.
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8.) Ticker: 'Borat' drops suit over pot billboard; Ringling Bros. announces comeback tour, no animals
Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has dropped his lawsuit against a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary that used an image of his character Borat on a billboard without his permission.
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Colorado's first cannabis bar where tokers can buy and smoke weed onsite recently opened in Denver. Here's what to expect if you visit JAD's Mile High Smoke.
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10.) Four towns just said no to marijuana sales, but how strong is rural Colorado's distaste for weed?
Hooper was one of four rural Colorado towns — stretching across 430 miles from the Kansas border to the New Mexico line — to reject cannabis sales at the ballot box April 5.
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The feds on Thursday moved on a long-awaited plan to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, citing the toll on Black smokers and young people.
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Accidental THC poisoning cases in children under age 9 continued to increase after Colorado legalized marijuana use, even with packaging regulations.
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The Cannabis Control Commission has been without a chairperson for a week as the agency acknowledged Monday that Chairman Steven Hoffman resigned from the job effective April 25.
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These gummies turned our reporter into an edibles evangelist.
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The hunt is on for who will be the next federal industry leader, perhaps another member from the Colorado delegation will step in (ehem, Sen.
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An event in Denver celebrating cannabis culture will limit the age of festival-goers to 21 and older next year after parents complained, citing concerns about youth exposure to weed.
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After a social media post promoting Denver's signature Mile High 420 Fest sparked backlash among locals, the city of Denver took to its official accounts Tuesday to remind tokers that smoking weed in public is against the law.
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Additionally, Method Man will be visit two Denver dispensaries this afternoon to celebrate 420 before his performance at Red Rocks.
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The common colloquialism on the well known stoner holiday April 20 is to light one up. But if you’re not interested in smoking, the second most popular way to celebrate is eating some THC-infused edibles.
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The owner of JAD's Mile High Smoke invites you to experience the "future of cannabis" -- a public space where you can purchase and smoke/eat/drink weed with like-minded individuals.
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You've likely seen phrases like "full spectrum" or "solvent-free" on your cannabis products lately. And we're here to help you understand what they mean.
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On about 600 occasions in 2019, state marijuana industry regulators sent hired operatives, aged 18 to 20, into Colorado dispensaries to check that the law barring sales to people under 21 was being followed.
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Federal regulators pass a bill to remove marijuana from the controlled substances act.
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Former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia II was supposed to report to a federal medium security prison in Berlin, New Hampshire, to start serving a six-year sentence on Tuesday.
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The Massachusetts Senate passed a sweeping cannabis bill that aims to clarify some terms of a ballot initiative first passed by voters in 2016, while promoting equity in the industry.