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Israel Ends Medical Marijuana Export Because of Donald Trump

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has put Israel’s medical marijuana export program on hold after receiving a telephone call from Trump voicing his disapproval. Netanyahu told reporters at channel 2 news that Trump objected to Israel’s plans to export medical marijuana.   The medical marijuana export industry in Israel was expected to earn at least $1 billion annually. One Finance Ministry official recommended that Israel continue with its export plans while simply not exporting any […]

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Categories: International, medical marijuana, Politics

Democrats in Red States Want to Use Pot to Win Elections

Politicians have been warming up to the idea of legalizing marijuana recently, and several Democrats running for office in traditionally red states are planning on using marijuana advocacy as part of their campaigns, according to Politico. Sen. Richard Ojeda (D-West Virginia) is running for Congress in the state and is a strong critic of marijuana […]

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Categories: Enforcement, Government, Marijuana Use, Politics

More Cannabis Workers in U.S. than Dental Hygienists

The Business Insider is reporting that there are now more people employed by the marijuana industry than there are dental hygienists. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were about 200,000 dental hygienists in the United States last year, while the U.S. employed more than 230,000 people working for marijuana businesses during 2017. The cannabis market is expected to earn more […]

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Categories: Economy, Jobs, Marijuana Industry

San Francisco to Erase Marijuana Convictions Automatically

 SAN FRANCISCO, CA: San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón said in a statement on Wednesday that the city will erase thousands of marijuana convictions, going all the way back to 1975. The New York Times reported that the district attorney’s office plans to dismiss the cases without defendants having to petition the court.   Recreational marijuana became legal in California on Jan. 1, 2018, and a provision in the new law requires that minor marijuana […]

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Categories: California, Crime, Jail Time

Cannabis Company Feeds the Needy with One Million Free Meals

OAKLAND, Calif. – A cannabis company has donated one million meals to California families in need. Bloom Farms CEO Michael Ray announced that the company’s one-for-one program that donates one meal for every item Bloom Farms sells has reached one million donated meals.   Ray said that the company donates the cost of a meal to local food banks in the area for each product sold. The company also […]

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Categories: California, Cannabis Culture, Health

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