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20 Oct Biggest US mall operator seeks to block PA marijuana dispensary

The largest shopping mall operator in the United States is trying to stop a medical marijuana dispensary from opening next to one of its properties in Philadelphia.
Last March, PharmaCann – which operates MMJ businesses in Illinois and New York &...

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20 Oct Peru’s Congress approves medical cannabis law

Peru’s Congress overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana bill that also has the support of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, putting the country in line to become the latest in Latin America to legalize some form of cannabis.
The bill, approved Thurs...

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20 Oct Maine gov proposes stalling rec marijuana sales until 2019

Maine’s Republican governor is proposing that state lawmakers consider simply delaying recreational marijuana sales, instead of passing a legislative rewrite of the voter-approved marijuana law.
The Maine Legislature is set to return Monday to co...

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19 Oct Michigan medical marijuana firms could need $500K to open

Michigan’s proposed medical marijuana regulations could very well force some existing companies out of business if they lack the financial cushion needed to secure a new license.
The proposed rules would require companies to have up to $500,000 t...

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19 Oct Cannabis Wheaton hopes to sell MJ in Canadian convenience stores

A Canadian marijuana company has inked a strategic alliance with a national chain of convenience stores with the aim of selling adult-use cannabis at the operator’s 350 locations across Canada.

Cannabis Wheaton, based in Vancouver, called the alliance the “first of its kind.” The name...

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19 Oct Two new marijuana markets – AR and MA – encounter obstacles

Arkansas’ medical marijuana program and Massachusetts’ adult-use industry have encountered stumbling blocks that could slow their full-fledged launches.
According to Talk Business and Politics, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission said...

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19 Oct Marijuana banking confusion snags WA hemp clothing company

A Washington state clothing company has lost its bank account – even though it doesn’t work with marijuana – because of the use of hemp in its products.
Owners of the natural-clothing company Rawganique in Blaine say they were shocked...

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