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Will Pennsylvania’s Cannabis Laws Become ‘The Gold Standard’?

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An increasing number of states have legalized cannabis for adult use, with even more states exploring the idea of passing an adult-use legalization law either via citizen initiative or through the legislative process. One of those states is Pennsylvania, which has operated in an exploratory phase for a while now when it comes to cannabis

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Is A Regulated Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Coming To Mexico Soon?

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Last year Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled that the country’s cannabis prohibition policy is unconstitutional. Mexico became, in a way, the third country to legalize cannabis, albeit via a court decision. Uruguay and Canada legalized cannabis for adult-use via the political process. Mexico’s Supreme Court directed lawmakers to craft and approve cannabis legalization by the end

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These are truly exciting times for all things cannabis. Cannabis policy reform is sweeping the globe, the cannabis industry is growing at an epic rate, and major cannabis culture news is occurring at an increasing pace. It can be very difficult to stay up-to-date on everything that is happening in the cannabis world with so

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The U.S. House Passed A Cannabis Banking Bill – What Happens Next?

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Today was a truly historic day in the United States House of Representatives. The full chamber passed, for the first time ever, a stand-alone cannabis reform bill. The bill is the SAFE Banking Act (H.R. 1595). In its current form the bill would: Prevent federal banking regulators from punishing banks for working with state-legal cannabis

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Report: U.S. House To Vote On Cannabis Banking Bill This Week

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The SAFE Banking Act would reform federal law to allow for better access to the nation’s financial system for cannabis companies. Many cannabis companies have had their assets frozen and/or accounts closed simply because they were involved in the cannabis industry. Other cannabis companies were unable to open an account in the first place due

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Ready, Steady, Rec Market Europe?

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By Marguerite Arnold There is a decided trend in Europe this year, driven in large part by frustration if not a political necessity. Recreational cannabis trials are starting to place pins in the map. They may not be large, and in some ways easy to sneeze at. However, the recreational bug has landed in the

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