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  1. Ron Strider

    MI: $475,000 Marijuana Scheme Lands Upper Peninsula Man 12 Years In Prison

    A 56-year-old Upper Peninsula man was sentenced to 12 years, seven months in prison and required to repay $475,000 for his involvement in what authorities have called a "marijuana production and distribution conspiracy." Spencer Troy Ward operated the marijuana production and distribution in...
  2. Ron Strider

    WA: One Of The Biggest Cannabis Tech Companies Had To Suspend Business As Usual

    MJ Freeway, a seed-to-sale tracking software platform for the cannabis industry, has struggled in recent months with hacks and outages, forcing some dispensaries to record sales by hand. The company – which was offered a $10.4 million contract from the Pennsylvania government in April –...
  3. Ron Strider

    PA: University To Offer Crash Course On Medical Marijuana For Health Workers

    Some patients in Pennsylvania could be able to get prescriptions for medical marijuana early next year. In the meantime, many doctors, pharmacists and other health care providers have questions. Later this month, Thomas Jefferson University and the Philadelphia-based startup Greenhouse...
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    IL: Aldermen Debate When and Why To Bust For Pot

    Evanston aldermen offered varied critiques Monday night of figures showing police ticketed or arrested a total of 77 people during the second quarter of this year for possession of small amounts of marijuana. Alderman Peter Braithwaite, 2nd Ward, said he was concerned about the high number of...