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How to Respond to Negative Comments on Social Media

Social media’s power is undeniable. From social justice movements to reuniting lost family members, good can come from the masses by being part of social media communities. The flip side is that this power can result in moments of negativity and animosity. Harnessing the good and fending off the bad can be a challenge for

2022-01-26T18:17:35+00:00January 26th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on How to Respond to Negative Comments on Social Media

NECANN 2022 B2B Cannabis Convention Schedule Is Its Largest-Ever

NECANN’s 2022 cannabis convention schedule will be the largest ever presented, with B2B events in Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Illinois, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, and Maine. NECANN has been developing engaging conventions for the cannabis industry since 2014, expanding market opportunities for businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, educators, patients, advocates, and consumers. We feel our approach of creating

2022-01-25T17:27:59+00:00January 25th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on NECANN 2022 B2B Cannabis Convention Schedule Is Its Largest-Ever

New York Governor Expects $1.25B in Cannabis Taxes Over First 5 Years

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s administration has projected the state will see $1.25 billion in revenues from legalized cannabis sales over a 5-year span starting next year, CNHI reports. In her state budget proposal, Hochul, a Democrat, officially proposed her planned $200 million public-private social equity fund to help people who were disproportionately impacted by

2022-01-25T18:15:46+00:00January 25th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on New York Governor Expects $1.25B in Cannabis Taxes Over First 5 Years

Idaho Bill Would Allow Cannabis-Derived Drug if FDA Approves

An Idaho bill would legalize cannabis-derived pain relief spray for individuals with multiple sclerosis and other neurological disorders, were it to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Lewiston Tribune reports. State Sen. Fred Martin, the Republican chairman of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee said that while he doesn’t support legalizing

2022-01-25T19:15:43+00:00January 25th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Idaho Bill Would Allow Cannabis-Derived Drug if FDA Approves

South Carolina Medical Cannabis Bill Set for Hearing This Week

A bill to legalize medical cannabis in South Carolina is scheduled for a hearing in the state Senate, according to the Associated Press. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Tom Davis (D), has been introduced for several years in a row but this is the first time it will receive a hearing. The proposal will be heard

2022-01-25T19:16:14+00:00January 24th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on South Carolina Medical Cannabis Bill Set for Hearing This Week

Oklahoma Bill Would Pause Further Medical Cannabis Licensing

A bill proposed in Oklahoma would put a pause on medical cannabis licensing and allow regulators to implement moratoriums as they deem necessary, the Tulsa World reports. State Rep. Rusty Cornwell (R), the bill sponsor, said the legislation is needed as the state “has seen a huge number of commercial medical marijuana grows and facilities

2022-01-24T16:21:49+00:00January 24th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Oklahoma Bill Would Pause Further Medical Cannabis Licensing

Texas Agriculture Commissioner’s Consultant Indicted for Hemp License Bribery

Todd Smith, a political consultant for Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, was indicted last week on felony charges of theft and commercial bribery related to hemp licenses, the Texas Tribune reports. Smith was arrested last May, accused of taking $55,000 in the scheme and soliciting at least $150,000 to guarantee a hemp license — which

2022-01-24T17:19:13+00:00January 24th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Texas Agriculture Commissioner’s Consultant Indicted for Hemp License Bribery

Cultiva Law: From Cannabis Activism to a Purpose-Driven Legal Practice

Because of prohibition, cannabis and the law have been forever intertwined. Prohibition ensured that any cannabis entrepreneur, whether they were operating before legalization or not, should have a lawyer on their side — and West coast-based Cultiva Law has been on the side of activists since its founding. One of the firm’s original attorneys, Aaron

2022-01-21T17:16:18+00:00January 21st, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Cultiva Law: From Cannabis Activism to a Purpose-Driven Legal Practice

New Mexico Lawmakers to Consider Changes to Cannabis Legalization Bill

New Mexico lawmakers will consider changes to the state’s cannabis regulations during a special 30-day session, including production increases for cannabis microbusinesses, budtender education requirements, allowing liquor licensees to also obtain cannabis licenses, and allowing some industry sectors to employ 18-year-olds, according to the NM Political Report. The state Cannabis Control Division had announced earlier

2022-01-21T18:15:02+00:00January 21st, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on New Mexico Lawmakers to Consider Changes to Cannabis Legalization Bill

University of Mississippi Launches Center for Cannabis Research & Education

The University of Mississippi on Thursday launched the National Center for Cannabis Research and Education (NCCE) which will conduct scientific research, data analysis, education, and training on the health effects of cannabis. The program and its researchers, based in the university’s School of Pharmacy, will also aid in policymaking and outreach as state programs emerge

2022-01-21T18:15:53+00:00January 21st, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on University of Mississippi Launches Center for Cannabis Research & Education
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