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  1. Ron Strider

    Australia: Door Opens For Medicinal Cannabis Exports

    The Turnbull government will open the way today for Australian producers to export medicinal cannabis products, a major boost for the industry. Health Minister Greg Hunt will make the announcement legalizing exports, describing it as "an important step for the development of the medicinal...
  2. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Oil Openly Sold By Iowa Stores Without State Permits Despite Legal Questions

    Iowans who want to buy cannabis oil to treat a range of ailments don't have to wait a year for state officials to set up a tightly regulated distribution system — because versions of the products already are for sale on store shelves. State and federal officials say the oils, known as...
  3. Ron Strider

    CBD Oil Is Seized Amid Utah Investigation Into Legality Of Cannabis Products

    Utah authorities are investigating a rapidly growing industry that has led businesses to offer cannabis products that people are using without prescription to treat various ailments amid uncertainty in state and federal law. Businesses across Utah are selling cannabidiol, or CBD, a...
  4. Ron Strider

    California Prepares For Sale Of Recreational Marijuana

    On January 1st it will be legal to buy marijuana products in cities and counties that have agreed to allow it. It's been a year since voters approved legalizing pot and three main state agencies have been created to license and regulate it. At the top of the list is the Bureau of Cannabis...
  5. Ron Strider

    Animal Owners Are Turning To Weed To Ease Their Pet's Ailments

    Demand for cannabis infused animal products to treat the ailments of beloved family pets is soaring as states across the country legalize marijuana. Several companies, largely on the west coast, are taking advantage of loosening pot laws by focusing on alternative treatment options for pets...
  6. Ron Strider

    Canada: Nonprofit's Certification Program Will Test Businesses Offering Pot Products

    Marijuana consumers are likely to have a flood of options when pot becomes legal next summer and now a not-for-profit group is stepping in to help determine which products to trust. The National Institute for Cannabis Health and Education said its CannabisWise certification will test...
  7. Ron Strider

    Sales Of Cannabis Products Are Projected To Rise

    According to a report by Ameri Research Inc., the global legal cannabis market was valued at $14.3 billion in 2016 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 21.1% between 2017 to 2024 and culminating to $63.5 billion by 2024. The market is going through a period of strong growth thanks to increasing...
  8. Ron Strider

    Hemp Shop Opens Its First Texas Location Off Knox-Henderson

    A couple from St. Louis has opened a pioneering hemp shop in Dallas-Fort Worth. The hope: Provide a welcoming environment for people looking for hemp-based health and personal-care products. "There's no place to specifically get it," says Dafna Revah, who co-founded CBD Kratom with her...
  9. Ron Strider

    CA: Health, Safety Screening Standards For Recreational Marijuana Will Kick In July 1

    In just two weeks, Californians are free to partake in recreational marijuana. But just because it's going to be legal doesn't mean the products sold initially are going to be safe. For a six-month period, marijuana could remain full of toxins despite recreational legalization Jan. 1. If...
  10. Ron Strider

    Business Owner, Idaho Town Clash Over Pot Extract's Legality

    A small-business owner with high hopes of selling oil extracted from cannabis plants in staunchly anti-marijuana Idaho has found himself lost in the weeds with local officials who say such products might be illegal in the state. Michael Larsen applied for a building permit in February with...
  11. Ron Strider

    A Giant Puffing Sound

    Ross Perot warned of a "giant sucking sound" when the original NAFTA was signed, but the new NAFTA being negotiated right now may coincide with a giant puffing sound. Marijuana legalization efforts in both Canada and the United States (and Mexico for medical marijuana) will, as with most goods...
  12. Ron Strider

    PA: 80 Years After Hemp Was Outlawed, Major Expansion Eyed

    Pennsylvania is eyeing a major expansion of its resurgent industrial hemp industry, offering more than three times the number of permits currently issued as part of a pilot program. Hemp, once a major cash crop used to make rope and other textiles, returned to the state last year as the state...
  13. Ron Strider

    MariMed Expands Licensing Of Its Branded Cannabis Products To Maine

    NEWTON, Mass. and BIDDEFORD, Maine, Dec. 06, 2017 - MariMed Inc., (OTCQB:MRMD) today announced a licensing agreement whereby Canuvo, Inc., will manufacture and distribute MariMed Kalm Fusionâ„¢ and Betty's Eddiesâ„¢ branded medical cannabis products in the state of Maine. The initial products...
  14. Ron Strider

    OH: Groundbreaking Set For First Local Medical Marijuana Plant

    A ceremonial groundbreaking is set to happen Thursday on one of two medical marijuana cultivation facilities to be built in the Miami Valley. Cresco Labs Ohio LLC and officials with the village of Yellow Springs will be on hand at the site off East Enon Road near Antioch University, where a...
  15. Ron Strider

    Thieves Take Half A Million Dollars Worth Of Pot Products In Cannabis Club Heist

    An extraordinarily large amount of marijuana products worth more than half a million dollars was taken from a San Francisco cannabis club, according to police. KTVU has obtained exclusive video of a burglary where police say two thieves got away with plenty of pot products. Early Sunday...
  16. Ron Strider

    PA: Former NFL Stars Tout Benefits Of Hemp, Medical Cannabis

    Hazleton native Nate Eachus, a former NFL player and state wrestling champion, has seen the benefits of hemp, a derivative of the cannabis plant. His grandmother began taking the product after she was diagnosed with cancer and it helped her, he said. "Doctors gave her a few months to live...
  17. Ron Strider

    Nebraska Troopers Seize 47Lbs Of Marijuana Products

    The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers have seized 47 pounds of marijuana products - including 38 pounds of edible marijuana products - in a traffic stop near North Platte. The patrol says troopers stopped an eastbound car traveling at 103 miles per hour Monday afternoon on Interstate 80...
  18. Ron Strider

    IN: In Kokomo, CBD Oil Is Flying Off The Shelves

    Despite confusion and frustration over statements from the Indiana governor and attorney general, local businesses are continuing to sell cannabidiol, or CBD, and they're seeing a spike in sales. Mike Wilson, owner of American Dream Hi-Fi in Kokomo, said there has been a lot of confusion...
  19. Ron Strider

    Indiana Stores See Spike In Marijuana-Derived Oil Sales

    Stores selling marijuana-derived oils in central Indiana are seeing a spike in sales after the state's attorney general declared the products illegal with one limited exception. Kokomo store owner Joan Johnson said sales and interest in products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, increased after...
  20. Ron Strider

    IN: Governor Holcomb's Statement On CBD Oil

    "Applicable law and opinions guide me to direct the Excise Police to perform normal, periodic regulatory spot checks of CBD oil products, focusing on those products which contain any level of THC. Because CBD oil has been sold in Indiana for several years, the excise police will use at least 60...