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Raw Cannabis Odor No Longer Cause for Vehicle Searches, Warrants

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The odor of cannabis from a vehicle, dwelling or person has historically landed pot smokers in serious hot water. Due to long-standing search warrant criteria for cannabis, law enforcement officers have relied upon the smell of marijuana as probable cause for searching and often arresting citizens — even when the cannabis was in raw, unburnt…

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Alabama Legalized Medical Marijuana, But What Does That Mean?

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The South is no longer a desert for those seeking relief from ailments; recently, medical cannabis advocates of Alabama experienced hard-earned success when Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that allows a medical marijuana market, albeit a restrictive one. Under the law, rules are to be adopted in time to allow business license…

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5 Reasons to Attend a Cannabis Expo in Virginia

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Virginia possesses a rich history – from its early days as a colonial settlement and a strategic location during the Civil War, this capital city has an ever-changing landscape. Today, it’s a thriving hub for culture, shopping, outdoor adventures and…cannabis. Virginia passed adult-use cannabis legalization earlier this year and with this legislation, flocks of cannabis…

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When Will Cannabis Be Legal in Texas?

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Legislation in the Lone Star State is many things but swift to update Texas cannabis laws is not one of those descriptions. Widely pinpointed as the originating spot of cannabis prohibition in the United States, El Paso, Texas saw this movement begin in 1915 as a government-led exertion of social control over immigrant workers from…

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Oklahoma Cannabis Convention: Welcome to Toke-lahoma

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Since the legalization of medical cannabis in 2018, Oklahoma has become the wild west of legalized cannabis markets, surpassing the rest of the country in medical license carriers and licensed cannabis businesses. And with House Bill 1961 up for a vote in 2022, the legalization of recreational cannabis may not be too far away. All…

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Will Kentucky (Finally) Legalize Cannabis?

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Both medical and recreational cannabis are illegal in Kentucky but times may be changing for this southern state. In early 2020, House Bill 136 passed 65 to 30; this bill marked the first occasion in which a medical marijuana bill had been taken up by the full House. Proposed in the Kentucky cannabis laws bill…

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Oklahoma Boom! The Sooner State Spin On Cannabis

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The state of Oklahoma has proven to be fertile grounds for the thriving cannabis industry. Medical marijuana was legalized June 2018 via a ballot referendum, and in a short time, the Oklahoma marijuana market truly became a Boomers Paradise. Learning from other states as well as diverging from some standard practices in the United States…

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The State of Cannabis Legislation & Licensing: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas

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PBS recently released a series under their News Hour segment entitled “The Green Rush” which is a review of the cannabis industry in the United States, including legalization, attitudes, and benefits plus challenges. The insight provided includes information from researchers, experts, and financial analysts and focuses on the latest wave of cannabis legalization. The following…

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The State of Cannabis Legislation & Licensing: Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee

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The following is a summary of marijuana legislation and cannabis business licensing in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, as of July 2019. Eleven U.S. states and Washington, D.C. have legalized recreational cannabis use. Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from Minnesota doesn’t think states individually mandating is the best course of action. Rep. Omar called on the federal…

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