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A Roundhouse Kick To Roundup: Cannabis Community Backs Groundskeeper Who Took On Scotts And Won

Cannabis cultivators have long been concerned by agrochemical corporation Monsanto, not least of all because of its business partnership with lawn care company Scotts Miracle-Gro. And when San Francisco jurors last Friday ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to former school groundskeeper and pest control manager Dewayne Johnson, cannabis growers and environmentalists everywhere […]

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cannabis business

Risky Business: Here’s Why Cannabis Is Struggling Right Now

Attorney Amy T. Margolis has been practicing law for nearly two decades, specializing in the areas of cannabis licensing, compliance and regulatory work. She was also heavily involved in Oregon’s policy discussion surrounding the implementation of medical marijuana and adult-use cannabis, and has served on several rulemaking committees, including the rules advisory committee for House […]

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Stirring The Pot: Here’s What Congress Is Doing For Veterans When It Comes To Cannabis

Congress has long debated the issue of giving veterans access to medical marijuana. Wrangling over different versions of government funding legislation, one bill presently on the table in the Senate would finally allow Veterans Affairs doctors to give vets the certifications they need to access medical marijuana in cannabis-legal states without risking their government benefits, […]

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New York Cannabis Legislation

New York Moves A Step Closer To Full Cannabis Legalization

Following the New York district attorney’s Wednesday announcement that law enforcement would cease to prosecute for low-level cannabis charges, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday the appointment of a working group to draft legislation to legalize marijuana in the state. “I have reviewed the multi-agency report commissioned last January and have discussed its findings with Health […]

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