Aloha Green Apothecary is Growing Stunning Legal Medical Bud in Hawaii

At the center of the Pacific Ocean, America’s 50th state has finally begun producing medicinal pot in this Polynesian archipelago. Take a trip inside Aloha Green Apothecary, the first state-licensed facility cultivating and selling medical marijuana for the patients of Hawaii. Pot in Paradise Nobody knows when marijuana first appeared in Hawaii, but the remote

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Canadian Cannabis Company Tilray Collaborates with Pharmaceutical Company

After a successful year collaborating to supply Canada’s medical cannabis market, Tilray, Inc. and Novartis have decided to take their operation global. Both companies already have footprints in multiple countries. But their new arrangement, a re-up of a Jan. 2018 partnership with an international twist, will give Tilray access to part of Novartis’ supply chain,

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Rev. Al Sharpton Says Marijuana Legalization Should be About Justice Not Money

With New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo setting the legalization of recreational cannabis as a goal for his new term, civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for justice, rather than profit, to guide the effort. In an op-ed published by NBC on Friday, Sharpton said that cannabis legalization is a civil rights issue. “Legalizing marijuana

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Pennsylvania Governor May Be Considering Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania has indicated a willingness to consider the legalization of recreational marijuana. In a question and answer session with voters on Twitter on Wednesday, Wolf said that the experience with cannabis legalization in other states could serve as a guide. “More and more states are successfully implementing marijuana legalization, and Pennsylvania

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Budweiser’s Parent Company Enters $100 Million Deal with Cannabis Producer

On Wednesday, Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev joined the ranks of other beverage giants that have inked deals with Canadian cannabis companies this year. Partnering with Tilray, Inc. AB InBev will match the company’s $50 million contribution, bringing the total investment in the partnership to $100 million. Those funds will support research into non-alcoholic cannabis-infused drinks. So

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Officials Say Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Will Support Medical Cannabis Measure

So maybe the president of the Philippines wasn’t joking after all when he said he smokes cannabis to stay awake at meetings. Earlier this month, Rodrigo Duterte shocked reporters when he told a press conference that marijuana helped him maintain alertness during marathon political conferences, like the recent annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations consortium.

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Indiana State Senator Files Two Marijuana Reform Bills

Legalizing medical and adult use cannabis is on Indiana Democrats’ agenda for 2019. But one state senator isn’t waiting for January’s legislative session to get the ball rolling. So after the ball drops and Indiana lawmakers return to work January 3, State Senator Karen Tallian’s two cannabis bills will be waiting for them. “The Pot

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Gov. Cuomo Pushes for Legal Pot, Brooklyn DA Clears Hundreds of Weed Charges

As Gov. Andrew Cuomo is setting the legalization of recreational cannabis in New York as a goal for the first 100 days of his administration, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez is clearing hundreds of cannabis possession cases. In Manhattan on Monday, Cuomo made the legalization of recreational marijuana for adults a priority for the first 100 days

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Florida Man Tries to Pay for McDonald’s Order With Marijuana

“Florida man” is at it again. This time, Florida man has taken the shape of a guy busted by cops after trying to trade a bag of weed for a McDonald’s order. Although the person who was caught for attempting to make the trade said the whole thing was a joke, cops apparently did not

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New Zealand Will Vote on Legalizing Recreational Cannabis in 2020

New Zealand will vote on a recreational cannabis legalization referendum in 2020, the government announced on Monday. Following a decision by the cabinet, Justice Minister Andrew Little said the vote will be a part of the national general election taking place that year. “We know when it will be, we have a commitment that it

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