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INSA gains Easthampton approval to grow adult-use cannabis

INSA cannabis dispensaries in Easthampton and Springfield to participate in patient research

EASTHAMPTON — The up-and-running medical marijuana dispensary known as INSA has gained city approval to grow and process recreational cannabis. INSA must wait for final authorization from the Cannabis Control Commission in Boston before it sells adult-use products at its 122 Pleasant Street facility in Easthampton. Such sales are expected before the …

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Expert to outline medicinal cannabis benefits

Last week, the States backed Deputy Montfort Tadier’s proposals to allow medical professionals – including GPs – to prescribe cannabis, and Health Minister Richard Renouf has been tasked with bringing formal proposals back to the Assembly before the end of February. The decision came after a high-profile report – the …

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UNLV

UNLV

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – Since voters first approved recreational marijuana in Nevada in 2016, the industry in the Las Vegas valley has exploded. In its first year of legalization alone, the state brought in nearly $70 million in tax revenue from the rapidly growing industry. And as the marijuana industry …

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Medical cannabis users complain of shortages, delays

Medical cannabis users complain of shortages, delays

Medical cannabis users are complaining of persistent product shortages and ongoing shipment delays since the drug became legal for recreational use. “The bigger strains that I use… are not available,” medical user Clayton Goodwin told CTV News. “I check my licensed producer on the daily and the strains that I …

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Sask. First Nation opens cannabis dispensary

Sask. First Nation opens cannabis dispensary

The Muscowpetung First Nation has announced the opening of a cannabis dispensary. Tijana Martin / THE CANADIAN PRESS A Fort Qu’Appelle-area First Nation has opened its own cannabis dispensary — and the provincial government is not on board. The Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation announced the opening of the Mino-Maskihki Cannabis Dispensary on …

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Cannabis & ‘Muggles’: An Etymology

Cannabis & 'Muggles': An Etymology

The second installment of the Harry Potter prequels, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, comes out Thursday, but it may be missing its muggles. Author J.K. Rowling made “muggles”— her word for non-magical humans—so popular that scholars added it to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2003. But strangely, when the …

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