Mississippi Courts Affirm Life Sentence for Cannabis

[ad_1] CANNABIS CULTURE – According to the state of Mississippi, home of the only federally approved cannabis cultivation facility, serving life in prison for a cannabis-related offense is considered fair. Allen Russell, a 38-year-old man, was sentenced to life in prison after a jury found him guilty of possessing one and a half ounces of […]

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Regina Family Turns To Cannabis Cultivation To Save Their Business

[ad_1] The Kratz family turned their home construction company into a cannabis cultivation facility after a market crash made operations difficult. Switching industries can be a risky move in the business world, but the Kratz family found that this was exactly what they needed to turn a profit. After a streak of bad luck and […]

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Killed Over Pot

[ad_1] CANNABIS CULTURE – How activist support of hard drug regulations for cannabis will virtually guarantee a continuation of the ongoing police shootings and killings over small-time pot crimes. “You have a right not to be killed. Murder is a crime – unless it was done by a policeman …” – The Clash, “Know Your […]

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Norfolk Cannabis Producer Hopes To Bring A Winery-Like Experience

[ad_1] The CEO of a licensed Simcoe, Ont., cannabis producer says he hopes to create an experience similar to that of a winery or brewery, except with marijuana. Geoff Hoover expects Thrive’s farm-gate retail store, the first in Canada, will bring the product a little more quickly to consumers by allowing purchase of the company’s […]

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Samuel Adams-Maker To Launch Cannabis Beverages Subsidiary In Canada

[ad_1] The maker of Samuel Adams beer and Truly Hard seltzer is moving into Canada’s cannabis beverages market. The Boston Beer Co. says it will create a subsidiary to serve as a Canadian research and innovation hub for non-alcoholic cannabis beverages. The subsidiary will help the company develop and pilot pot drinks ahead of the […]

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Cannabis Businesses Struggle With Bankruptcy In The Absence Of Federal Banking

[ad_1] It’s well known that marijuana companies cannot avail themselves of the protections afforded by U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. The National Law Review recently detailed how these courts are doubling down on disallowing cannabis companies to obtain bankruptcy relief. Ancillary companies that service or provide materials or equipment to marijuana companies are also denied these options […]

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Marijuana March Celebrates Long-Overdue Victory

[ad_1] CANNABIS CULTURE -While New Yorkers wait for the government to set up the infrastructure, the bill allows adults 21 years or older to smoke cannabis anywhere that tobacco is allowed. The question now is, who will legalization leave behind?  After a tough fiscal year, politicians and cannabis advocates gathered in the streets of New […]

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