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New York Cracks Down on Illegal Cannabis Businesses

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It has been nearly a year since New York legalized recreational pot, but the state made it clear on Tuesday that unlicensed weed sales are still a no go. New York’s Office of Cannabis Management said it sent letters to businesses it suspects of illegally selling cannabis, often done through the practice of “gifting,” in which a retailer sells a membership or service and then “gifts” the customer some cannabis in return.

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The Rise of Automation in Cannabis Cultivation  

The industry continues demonstrating to the world that, despite legal status, cannabis is not immune to the wave of automation we’ve been seeing in recent years; and as such, the industry has even developed its own version of technology known as “cannatech”. The integration of cannatech in the age-old world of cannabis is resulting in cutting-edge technologies that impact nearly every aspect of the industry, including cultivation.

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Former Adult Pastor Launches ‘Christian Cannabis’

Written By: Nichole Potter
The brand will offer high CBD, low THC strains developed for Christian cannabis consumers while educating them about the plant and its medicinal benefits, as well as sharing how they can use it spiritually, too. “Christian Cannabis wants to shine a light on a topic Christians are avoiding—their cannabis use—and invite them to explore it without fear, shame, or judgment,” the press announcement states.

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Michigan Bill Looks to Tighten the Definition of Marijuana

The legislation would include all THC products in the legal definition of marijuana, therefore subjecting all such products to the same level of testing, regulation, and restrictions. THC is the main compound in cannabis and marijuana products that gets users high.

The scientific name for THC is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, so when Michigan looked to include THC in its laws it explicitly said “delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol.”

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CBD Hemp Oil Market is Expected to Augment Market Growth in the Near Future

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According to the report by Allied Market Research, titled, “CBD Hemp Oil Market By Product (Organic source, Inorganic source), and Application (Diabetes, Neurological disorders, Mood disorders, Pain relief, Others): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2027”. The report provides a detailed analysis of changing market dynamics, top segments, value chain, key investment pockets, regional scenario, and competitive landscape.

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