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Sioux Falls proposes to loosen potential zoning regulations for medical cannabis dispensaries – Argus Leader

When the Sioux Falls Planning Commission takes its first look at zoning regulations for medical marijuana within city limits this Wednesday, they’ll include several, following an outcry from advocates and consultants last week.  The newly-proposed ordinance does not remove the requirement that medical cannabis dispensaries be placed 1,000 feet from “sensitive uses” such as single-family homes, twin homes …

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Las Vegas Marijuana Lounges Moving Forward, But Not Near Casinos – Casino.Org News

Posted on: August 2, 2021, 11:29h.  Last updated on: August 2, 2021, 11:29h. Devin O’Connor Read More Las Vegas marijuana consumption lounges, places where recreational cannabis can be consumed, were legalized throughout Nevada earlier this year.  A woman peruses the cannabis dispensary Planet 13 in Las Vegas. The venue is one of several in the …

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Village panel to assess cannabis dispensaries | Greene County | hudsonvalley360.com – Hudson Valley 360

ATHENS — The village board is considering whether to opt in or opt out of permitting marijuana dispensaries. Officials agreed to create a committee by the Aug. 11 meeting that would weigh the pros and cons of cannabis outlets in the village. The move comes as communities across the Twin Counties consider the issue. The …

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Marijuana dispensary driver robbed at gun point, officers on the lookout – thedesertreview.com

IMPERIAL — The Imperial Police Department responded to a call for service in the subdivision of Savannah Ranch in the City of Imperial regarding an armed robbery Thursday, July 29, at about 9:07 p.m., according to a press release. It was reported that a marijuana dispensary delivery driver was robbed at gun point. When officers …

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Acreage Announces Rebranding of Connecticut Dispensaries to The Botanist – Cannabis Dispensary

A pair of Ohio lawmakers officially put their plans into action July 30 by formally filing adult-use cannabis legislation in the state’s House—the first of its kind in the state. Democratic Reps. Casey Weinstein and Terrence Upchurch, both representing Northeast Ohio districts, first introduced their 180-page bill two weeks ago, which includes four major components: …

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Cannabis banking senator wants dispensary welfare ban (Newsletter: August 2, 2021) – Marijuana Moment

ID marijuana ballot measure cleared for signatures; Court tosses OH cannabis decrim lawsuit; OR psilocybin report Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… BREAKING: Journalism is often consumed for …

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Lotteries, Licenses and Lawsuits: Attaining Equity in the Cannabis Industry – WTTW News

When recreational marijuana was legalized in Illinois more than a year ago, Gov. J. B. Pritzker’s stated goal was to use the burgeoning cannabis industry to reverse the harm done to primarily Black and brown populations during the war on drugs.  However, those profiting from pot sales in Illinois have been nearly all white men, …

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Supporting tiny NM cannabis businesses – Albuquerque Journal

Organtica founder David White stands in the company’s Albuquerque dispensary. White helped found NM Micro Biz to help smaller cannabis producers compete with large out-of-state companies. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Journal) Now that cannabis is legal for recreational use in New Mexico, growers – including large, established medical cannabis producers – are jockeying for market share. But what …

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Cannabis license lottery winners face supply chain challenges – Alton Telegraph

SPRINGFIELD — After more than a year of delays, 55 new cannabis dispensary licenses have been awarded in a lottery — but the winners may face further delays and challenges. The winners were chosen from a pool of 626 applicants who scored 85% or greater on their applications. Since Illinois legalized recreational marijuana last year, …

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