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UK Retailer Features Pure Cold Pressed CBD Oil without Chemicals

The Good Level has launched cold-pressed organic CBD products, made without chemicals. People who enjoy the purported benefits of CBD can now get their hands on cold-pressed products that don’t use chemicals and are entirely organic.  It’s thanks to the cold-press extraction method, developed by British retailer The Good Level and its partners, that cannabidiol (CBD), from …

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Canadian Cannabis Sellers Decry Possible Suit, Fallout from OCS Leak

An independent cannabis retailer, who claims she tipped off the government-run Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) wholesaler to a major breach of business data, said the leak could pose serious security risks to stores in Canada’s biggest adult-use cannabis market. The leak of sensitive retailer data – affecting 1,200-plus regulated cannabis stores in the province – could …

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Massachusetts Based Cannabis Delivery Brands Having Equity Permits Face Obstacles

Since launching last July, Christopher Fevry, co-founder and CEO of Boston-based cannabis delivery service Your Green Package, has been busy. With a Massachusetts courier delivery license – which are reserved for minority entrepreneurs under the state’s social equity program – the company already has 16 delivery vehicles on the road and more than 70 employees. …

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California marijuana Stakeholders Dismantles Assets, Slipping Revenue Main Cause

Vertical integration was the name of the game when California launched its recreational marijuana market in 2018, as companies handled everything from cultivation to retail sales and home delivery. Four years later, small and large operators across the state are unloading assets, shuttering business lines and letting coveted licenses expire in order to cut costs …

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Ontario Cannabis Outlets spikes to 1900 Undermining Retail Glut Worries

New data from Ontario’s cannabis retail regulator show nearly 1,500 cannabis stores operating in Canada’s biggest adult-use marijuana market and hundreds more applications in the pipeline, reinforcing concerns that a glut of retailers could force many operators to shut their doors this year. Ontario had 1,468 licensed cannabis stores open for business as of May …

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California Drought Plans Could Miss Out Cannabis as Stakeholders Organize for Dry Summer

Heading into another brutally dry summer, struggling cannabis growers in California could be excluded from the state’s latest assistance plan to save water. A proposal by Gov. Gavin Newsom would pay farmers to not plant crops, known as fallowing, this year as drought conditions worsen. The plan with some of the state’s largest water providers earmarks …

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An Insight on How No-Till Cannabis Farming Can Reduce Carbon Footprint

No-till cultivation is part of the larger cannabis growing system often called living soil, where microorganisms, not synthetic nutrients, feed the plants. Cannabis cultivators are turning to no-till cultivation methods to limit their carbon footprint, maintain soil health and save thousands of dollars on equipment and fertilizer costs during each grow cycle. The technique of …

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Leaders Spunks Out form Crowd In Pursuit of UK’s Highly Valued CBD Jackpot

Private CBD maker British Cannabis is so far the leader in the UK’s CBD sweepstakes after a total of 310 products associated with the company were recently advanced by regulators, analysis of a list released earlier this month by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) shows. The Berkshire-based company received preliminary approval for 75 products submitted …

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DEA Up With Open Dispute, Heads Federal Court on THC Hemp Extraction

U.S. drug regulators are doubling down on arguments that cannabis extracts with elevated THC levels are illegal even if they come from hemp. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration told a federal appeals court Tuesday that hemp can’t legally be processed into an intoxicant.  “We’re talking about things that are too high in THC to qualify …

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Several US States Clamps Marijuana legalization in Pipeline, Legislation Only Way Forward?

More than a half-dozen states remain in play to potentially legalize medical or recreational marijuana through their legislatures this year, with much of the activity focused along the East Coast. Hundreds of millions of dollars in business opportunities would be generated from the new programs, depending on which state legislatures vote to legalize medical or …

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