Why do people call weed the “Devil’s Lettuce”?

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There are so many nicknames for cannabis — more than 1,200 in fact — that it’s hard to keep track: weed, ganga, bud, broccoli, herb, wacky tabacky, Mary Jane and pot just for a start. The DEA even keeps a list of cannabis code words and nicknames for trainees and agents, most of which yours truly had never heard of … Read More

Manitoba Man Challenges Province’s Recreational Cannabis Growing Ban

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A Manitoba man is continuing his fight to grow recreational cannabis, challenging the provincial government’s ban on homegrown pot. Jesse Lavoie filed eight affidavits on Friday, seven from experts and one from himself, addressing government concerns on keeping cannabis out of the hands of children, flooding the black market, and protecting properties. “Combined, there’s over 150 years of cannabis reform … Read More

New Mexico judge rejects changes to state’s medical marijuana rules

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A New Mexico state district court judge ruled that changes to the state’s medical marijuana program last year – which would have made significant alterations to the program – are invalid.  New Mexico judge rejects changes to state’s medical marijuana rules is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

New Mexico judge rejects changes to state’s medical marijuana rules

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A New Mexico state district court judge ruled that changes to the state’s medical marijuana program last year – which would have made significant alterations to the program – are invalid.  New Mexico judge rejects changes to state’s medical marijuana rules is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

IRS puts 280E tax guidance for cannabis companies on back burner

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Hoped-for guidance for cannabis companies affected by Section 280E of the federal tax code won’t be published anytime soon, an IRS attorney said recently. According to Bloomberg Tax, the federal agency is more focused on coronavirus-relief issues and guidance related to the 2017 tax reforms pushed through Congress by Republicans and signed into law by […] IRS puts 280E tax … Read More

Fresno, California, creates social equity fund for marijuana entrepreneurs

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The Fresno City Council voted to establish an equity fund that would help financially assist disadvantaged marijuana business owners, the latest city among California municipalities that are trying to give a leg up in the industry to those hit hardest by the war on drugs. The fund will disperse monies to qualified candidates, and two […] Fresno, California, creates social … Read More

Fresno, California, creates social equity fund for marijuana entrepreneurs

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The Fresno City Council voted to establish an equity fund that would help financially assist disadvantaged marijuana business owners, the latest city among California municipalities that are trying to give a leg up in the industry to those hit hardest by the war on drugs. The fund will disperse monies to qualified candidates, and two […] Fresno, California, creates social … Read More